Yesterday, 18:37

Havering areas which could be potentially most at risk for hospitalisation due to coronavirus can now be identified using a new online tool from Oxford University.

Yesterday, 17:22

A proposal to bulldoze a pitch and putt in Upminster and build houses on the site moved a step closer after a planning meeting last night.

Yesterday, 15:34

Tesco Gallows Corner is closed after an incident in the car park, the store has confirmed.

Yesterday, 14:58

Volunteers are needed to look after a hospital garden that provides respite for staff and patients.

Yesterday, 12:38

A 26-year-old man has been missing from Elm Park for three days.

Yesterday, 07:00

Three students from Havering have been selected for scholarships at one of the country’s most prestigious schools.

Thu, 17:00

Do you “buy” this? Sharon and Rob Howlett insist they “aren’t serious gardeners” − simply enjoying their time together outside.

Thu, 15:56

People across the country are being encouraged to enjoy summer safely by following official advice and staying safe.

Thu, 15:00

The Saint Francis Hospice stores in Wanstead, Romford and Harold Hill are open once again. They are the first of the charity’s shops to reopen after almost 85 days.


Yesterday, 19:56

England captain Ben Stokes rallied his side with four wickets on day three of the first £raisethebat Test, but the West Indies were still able to leave the field with an enviable 99-run lead.

Yesterday, 15:21

West Ham United manager David Moyes is hoping Sebastien Haller can play a crucial part in the final stretch of games but questions whether Robert Snodgrass will be able to.

Yesterday, 12:30

Havering finished 13th overall in The London Youth Virtual Games 2020 out of 33 boroughs in total which showcased a number of local talents.

Yesterday, 12:00

Havering’s women had to settle for the runners-up spot in the virtual Essex 6 & 12 Stage Relay over the weekend.

Yesterday, 11:41

All 18 First-Class Counties have agreed to participate in the same competitive red-ball and white-ball competitions during this summer’s shortened men’s domestic season.

Yesterday, 09:30

Those involved in boxing across London are being invited to take part in one of three KO Racism online workshops, which will be staged later this month and in August.

Yesterday, 09:15

The Shepherd Neame Essex League have confirmed a nine-week season will begin on Saturday July 18.

Yesterday, 09:00

Upminster Cricket Club have confirmed the return of their inter-club 20-over competition next weekend.

Yesterday, 08:00

Hornchurch driver Bobby Thompson and the GKR team ended its testing for the KwikFit British Touring Car Championship season with a productive two days at Snetterton.


Thursday, April 16, 2020

The Recorder caught up with Belgravia footman, Jack Shalloo, who we managed to drag away from season three of Ozark to tell us about his experience working on the period drama… and of the benefits of being ginger.

Friday, April 10, 2020

The ongoing countrywide lockdown means this year’s Easter weekend feels very different for many.

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Gidea Park’s Natasha Sealy shares her whirlwind experience on MasterChef and her culinary plans for post-lockdown.

Friday, March 20, 2020

A collective of mixed media artists will soon be displaying work inspired by a well-known rock n’ roll artist in Hornchurch.

Friday, March 20, 2020

In these troubled times, who better to rally the nation in a chorus of song than national treasure Gareth Malone?

Monday, March 16, 2020

The Romford Film Festival kicks off from May 6. Over six days they’ll show 120 films and offer audiences the chance to meet with the filmmakers and producers.

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Timeless classics are set to captivate audiences as Disney on Ice presents Magical Ice Festival at London’s iconic SSE Arena in Wembley.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

A Hornchurch 10-year-old boy hopes to one day be as big as Martin Freeman after performing alongside the Hobbit actor in a new Sky comedy series.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

An all-singing and all-dancing extravaganza of a show that pays tribute to the musical film Moulin Rouge is coming to Hornchurch.


People across the country are being encouraged to enjoy summer safely by following official advice and staying safe.

The NHS Test and Trace service brings together testing, contact tracing and outbreak management into an end-to-end service to stop the spread of the virus and help us move out of lockdown.

The UK Government has launched a campaign to shine a light on businesses and employees across the country who have responded to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in remarkable ways and are now going back to business.

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