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A Harold Hill man has completed a fundraising challenge to walk one million steps in a month.

Twenty years on, police are renewing an appeal for an attack that has left a man permanently disabled.

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has made the “difficult decision” to abandon a legal challenge against controversial plans for a new waste-burning incinerator across the River Thames from Rainham.

A man has praised the “heartwarming” community response that enabled his wedding to be rearranged at short notice to beat the new limit on guests brought in by the government.

In seven months, Romford’s Queen’s Hospital and King George in Goodmayes have gone from having 25 people waiting in excess of a year for treatment to 1,254.

Have you seen Kadri, 17, who has been missing from the Romford area?

Hornchurch and Upminster MP Julia Lopez is hosting a virtual jobs fair.

Residents have moved into the first homes completed at a housing development on the former St George’s Hospital site in Hornchurch.

East London hospitals had the most outbreaks of “superbug” MRSA in London so far this year, Public Health England figures reveal.

Water engineers will be visiting homes in Collier Row over the next few weeks to apply fluorescent dye in sinks, dishwashers and toilets.

A councillor, who will decide whether an alleged gerrymandering plot should be investigated, was at a private meeting where the scheme was discussed, critics have complained.

Four golf-loving teenagers played 72 holes in 14 hours to raise money for Saint Francis Hospice.

In the first of a series of features shining a light on the work of the Met Police across Havering, Redbridge and Barking and Dagenham, reporter Michael Cox speaks to Detective Superintendent Paul Trevers on his role as head of local investigations and much more...


Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Forget pints in the pub, these four Romford dads prefer spending their Friday nights hunting down spirits in Havering’s most-haunted buildings.

Sunday, September 6, 2020

Londoners ate more than eight million meals last month as part of the Eat Out to Help Out discount scheme, the Treasury has said as it worked out the number by parliamentary constituency.

Sunday, August 30, 2020

The August bank holiday weekend means one thing in Havering - it’s Havering Show weekend.

Friday, August 28, 2020

The Queen’s Theatre in Hornchurch is set to reopen its doors to the public on Thursday, September 3 after being closed for more than five months.

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Last night (August 18) Romford Film Festival concluded four days of films from across the globe.

Thursday, August 13, 2020

More than 14,000 Havering pensioners are set to lose their automatic right to a free TV licence.

Monday, August 10, 2020

Queen’s Theatre in Hornchurch has announced there will be no festive pantomime taking place this year.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Birthdays are often a time to reflect; both on years passed, and all those still to come.

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Romford Film Festival is back – one of the first to take place physically since the coronavirus crisis began.


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Havering Ladies produced an excellent second-half display to secure a 5-0 opening win against Sevenoaks.


Essex are delighted to announce that Ryan ten Doeschate has signed a one-year contract extension and will stay with the club until the end of the 2021 season.


Dagenham & Redbridge have announced that the club will be live streaming all of their Vanarama National League matches at the Chigwell Construction Stadium for the 2020/21 season.


West Ham United women’s team is delighted to once again announce the release of a limited-edition pink shirt to show the club’s support for Breast Cancer Now.


It was a new league, new captain and a new season for the Upminster firstteam as they took on Bourne Deeping 1s to kick off the season.

Romford started their Division 5SE season away to Wapping with Tom Woodman continuing as captain in the side and Stuart Boyling continuing his player/coach role.

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Isthmian North: Romford 1 Basildon United 0

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National League clubs have received an offer of financial aid from the Government which will help them start the season this weekend.


It can be of great comfort to those we leave behind, to know that in our last moments we were comfortable, well looked after and surrounded by those that we love.

For the past six months, employers and employees have been adapting to ways of working from home. The green light has now been given to many people to go back to offices safely. From flexible hours and staggered starting times to deep cleaning, we’re getting ready for new ways of working.

School’s in for summer – and beyond – with health experts agreeing that pupils safely returning to their studies is “positively” the right thing to do. It’s vital for all children’s welfare, not just in terms of students’ future education but also mental and physical well-being, as well as social interaction of classmates.

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