The store closed at the weekend.

A beloved community venue is ensuring young people are being heard with the launch of its new programme.


Historian Prof Ged Martin searches for some lost rights of way


Residents are worried about a lack of parking, after plans were been submitted to build a new mosque in Rainham

Police and firefighters searched for around an hour to find the driver of an abandoned overturned car in Wennington.

The Jack Petchey Awards being presented at the Queen’s Theatre highlight the achievements of some very special students and leaders.

Yesterday, 12:00

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

Yesterday, 12:00

A look back at the biggest local stories from this day 20, 40 and 60 years ago.

Amidst the fast-changing situation in Westminster as MPs debate our withdrawal from the EU, one of the crucial tasks for me and my parliamentary team has been to ensure that political developments do not crowd out progress on the issues that matter most to constituents.


6 minutes ago

Boro took the lead at Great Wakering before going on to suffer another away defeat in the league


Dagenham & Redbridge sign midfielder Doug Loft on loan from League One outfit Shrewsbury Town until the end of the season.


Dagenham & Redbridge assistant manager Terry Harris says it was a perfect result but had plenty of praise for strugglers Maidstone United’s efforts.

Everyone Active Raiders eased to a second successive win over National League Division One basement boys Invicta to complete a four-point weekend at Romford’s Sapphire ice & Leisure Centre on Sunday.

Yesterday, 14:08

Essex bowler Jamie Porter took five wickets in England Lions’ second one-day warm-up match against the Board President XI in Trivandrum.

Yesterday, 08:31

Everyone Active Raiders were left to rue a poor first period as they fell to defeat against National League Division Two leaders on Saturday.

Yesterday, 08:19

Romford fell to a disappointing defeat at Burroughs Park in their 1,000th league fixture since reforming in 1992.

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Everyone Active Raiders returned to winning ways in National League Division One with a comfortable enough success at bottom club Invicta.

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Vanarama National League: Maidstone United 0 Dagenham & Redbridge 3 (Smith 22, Wilkinson 73, Reynolds 90+2)


A beloved community venue is ensuring young people are being heard with the launch of its new programme.

Friday, January 18, 2019

More than 30 schools and colleges across the country will be heading to the Hornchurch theatre for a collaborative performance of a modern day comedy.

Thursday, January 17, 2019

An actor from Romford stars in an emotional play about the difficulties soldiers and refugees experience when returning home from war.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Magicians have travelled through time from the nineteenth century to bring their tricks to a Romford stage.

Monday, January 14, 2019

The tale of an orphan and drapers assistant propelled into high society after unexpectedly inheriting a fortune is coming to Ilford.

Monday, January 14, 2019

Youngsters are invited to let their imaginations run wild at an enchanting family show coming to the Queen’s Theatre.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

The son of a rock and jazz legend will be performing some of his music in a special intimate session at Brookside Theatre.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

A Hornchurch theatre is hoping to secure funds for a new community space by bidding for a significant cash boost from Tesco.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

A mixed ability band will be playing at a new special and educational needs (Send) night in Hornchurch.

Romford Pictures


Vauxhall has completed its sport utility vehicle range with the third, and largest, Grandland X. We put the SUV, now available at Tony LeVoi in Romford, to the test.

“The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining,” so the saying goes. So if some warm weather is making your conservatory uninhabitable, think about replacing its roof with a flat one and adding a roof lantern instead.

The next step in renewable energy could be right beneath your feet as you walk through a Romford shopping centre.

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