A 15-year old boy on trial for stabbing Tashaun Aird to death was allegedly caught at school with a seven-inch Rambo knife in his trousers just months before the fatal attack, the Old Bailey has heard.
The mum of a Romford teenager born with cerebral palsy is throwing a Christmas fundraiser to support her son's newfound passion for boxing and a fit life.
A swing band is returning to Hornchurch to sing jazzed-up Christmas renditions of popular favourites in December.
Teachers at Havering Sixth Form College took a day of strike action to protest at "savage cuts" to education funding from the government.
Shoppers were invited to take a walk on the wild side at the launch of the Brewery's new augmented reality app.
Pupils at a Harold Wood primary school put their baking skills to the test to raise money for Children in Need.
Proposals for a new modern retirement village with 175 apartments in south Hornchurch has been submitted by Havering Council.
A secondary school is launching a self esteem campaign for girls following the success of its mental health video campaign for boys.
Police are appealing for the public's help in finding a 13-year-old girl from Hornchurch.
Former Arsenal physiotherapists Gary and Colin Lewin have opened a new sports injury clinic in Hainault.
West Ham United manager Manuel Pellegrini has backed goalkeeper Roberto Jimenez with his trust despite failing to win a Premier League fixture with Spaniard in-between the sticks.
Dagenham & Redbridge have signed goalkeeper Harry Seaden on a work-experience loan until January, while Joshua Strizovic has joined Romford on loan.
Romford & Gidea Park coach Paul Cook says this Saturday's away game against Wanstead is a "must-win".
Dagenham & Redbridge manager Peter Taylor insisted there was a good feeling around the stadium ahead of their 6-1 win over Aldershot Town on Saturday.
Old Cooperians director of rugby Andy Yarrow hopes his side can get back to playing a full game this weekend when they take on local rivals Mavericks.
Harold Wood Running Club (HWRC) members took part in the Chase the Moon 10k at the Olympic Park.
New Romford owner-manager Glenn Tamplin he learnt a lot from his time in charge of National League South outfit Billericay Town.
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A charity which works with girls who are at risk of exploitation is staging an art exhibition about body positivity.
Two young actors from Romford and Gidea Park have been cast in Brookside Theatre's Peter Pan the Musical.
A disco concert which promises to travel back to the days when the dance floor was king will raise funds to support Saint Francis Hospice.
The well-known story of a heroic thief and a greedy sheriff will soon be showing in Hornchurch for this year's pantomime.
The Havering Literary Festival returns to libraries across the borough this week following last year's inaugural success.
The story of a chaplain whose faith is tested during the First World War will be shown in Harold Wood for this year's Remembrance Day.
A pokey Irish country cottage on a hillside, with grubby wallpaper, tattered furniture and a wonky cross hanging on the wall is the humble dwelling of Leenane's most malevolent pair.
A show made by Madonna fans for Madonna fans is making its way to Queen's Theatre.
We've all been there, calling our local surgery in the morning, hoping we might be able to secure a same day doctor's appointment.
Instagrammers and baby-boomers are setting a trend for the "Hollywood smile" as a pain-free dental procedure attracts people to south Essex from all over the UK and beyond.
The Christmas holidays are nearly here but don't fret the Mercury has got you covered with over 50 events taking place between now and Christmas that are sure to put everyone in the festive spirit.
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