Yesterday, 17:00

Havering has won 15 gold awards in this year’s London in Bloom.

A new online platform has been launched by Havering Council to unite the community as the battle against coronavirus continues.

The clinical commissioning group, which runs Havering’s GPs and surgeries, is calling for more action to enforce the mask rule.

A “steady stream” of schools in Havering are seeing positive Covid-19 tests as the pandemic enters its second wave.

Every pupil and staff member at a Collier Row primary school is set to receive an iPad to help make online learning accessible to everyone.

Two serving officers at the East Area Command Unit, which serves Havering, Redbridge and Barking and Dagenham, have been charged with assault.

Youngsters across east London are being given the chance to design, build and host performances in their own pavilion.

From his Harold Hill bedroom, a teenage magician became a social media sensation. Now, living in the Costa Blanca, he has co-founded Europe’s biggest TikTok house.

A woman with a rare form of ovarian cancer has been crocheting cuddly animals to raise money for her treatment – which is unavailable on the NHS.

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.

A person suffered a head injury following an alleged assault in B&M’s Romford store.

Romford MP Andrew Rosindell has urged his constituents to continue visiting pubs and restaurants despite tighter restrictions announced by the Prime Minister.

A Harold Hill cat has purred her way to victory after impressing a panel of celebrity judges.


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.


Yesterday, 12:00

Hornchurch manager Mark Stimson believes Bishop’s Stortford will be challenging at the top of the Isthmian League this season after their impressive summer signings.

Yesterday, 11:23

Leyton Orient have been denied the chance of a re-arranged fixture with Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur after the EFL made the decision to give Spurs a bye into the fourth round of the Carabao Cup.

Yesterday, 08:00

Romford assistant manager Christos Mead insists the club is going about its business quietly this season but does believe Bagasan Graham and former Moldova international Adrian Cascaval are massive coups.

Yesterday, 07:00

Anthony McGrath believes Sam Cook still has plenty of space to grow after the fast bowler pegged Somerset back with a five-wicket haul in the Bob Willis Trophy final.

Thu, 21:12

Sam Cook returned figures of five for 76 as Somerset were bowled out for 301 before bad light prevented Essex from facing remaining three overs in the days allocation.

Thu, 14:00

Everyone Active Raiders’ season is now looking very unlikely after latest announcements from the government have a huge impact on the return to play plans for ice hockey in England.

Thu, 13:51

Sam Cook collected the only wicket to fall in the morning session as Somerset scored 104 runs to reach lunch on 233 for 5 against Essex in their Bob Willis Trophy clash at Lord’s.

Thu, 13:00

West Ham United fan and budding journalist Kwame Boakye gives his views on the club’s 2-1 defeat to London rivals Arsenal.

Thu, 12:00

Former Shenfield High School pupil Mady Villiers took two wickets for England Women as they sealed a 47 run victory over the West Indies in the second T20 and take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series.


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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