A team of five to seven-year-olds from Havering put their sports skills to the test by competing against teams from across the UK in a new Mini Athletics event.


Proposals for 88 homes to be built on Romford Greyhound Stadium's former overspill car park have officially been submitted to Havering Council.

Yesterday, 17:00

A social enterprise that aims to make physical activity and sport accessible to all is hosting a free sports event in Hornchurch next week.

Yesterday, 15:50

A Romford GP who cited the cases of Angelina Jolie and Jade Goody to instil fear in his patients is facing jail for molesting 23 female patients.

Yesterday, 15:00

Reporter Luke Acton reviews Jack and the Beanstalk at the Broadway, Barking

Yesterday, 13:00

A mixed-use block of flats in Cranham with shops on the ground floor has been sold at auction this week for £320,000.

Yesterday, 13:00

The London Parentcast is for parents in the capital seeking that elusive work-life balance

Yesterday, 11:50

Detectives investigating the death of a man at an Upminster golf club have charged four men with grievous bodily harm.

Yesterday, 10:00

A woman who has volunteered at a Saint Francis Hospice charity store for more than 10 years is calling for more supporters to take up the fulfilling work.



Everyone Active Raiders captain Aaron Connolly feels if the team can pull together more they'll start turning their fortunes around after suffering four consecutive defeats.


Leyton Orient interim head coach Ross Embleton believes Sam Sargeant is now ready to challenge Dean Brill for the number one spot, writes Jacob Ranson.


Ronnie O'Sullivan nearly threw away his first-round clash at the Scottish Open but insisted he was only trying to have a bit of fun at the Emirates Arena.

Yesterday, 16:00

Hornchurch boss Mark Stimson wanted to give full credit to a number of players who have stepped up in recent weeks during the club's injury crisis.

Yesterday, 14:00

Maidenhead United assistant manager Ryan Peters says it felt 'amazing' to seal a 2-1 victory over Dagenham & Redbridge.

Yesterday, 08:20

Mark King believes he has his wife to thank for his upturn in form after booking his place in round two of the Scottish Open.

Hammers boss Pellegrini's job in danger after dismal defeat to the Gunners

Mon, 11:00

Dagenham & Redbridge assistant manager Terry Harris was very angry to have cost themselves the game by being weak from restarts in their 2-1 defeat to Maidenhead United.

Sunday, December 8, 2019

Everyone Active Raiders slipped to their second defeat of the weekend in the National League on Sunday.


Yesterday, 15:00

Reporter Luke Acton reviews Jack and the Beanstalk at the Broadway, Barking

Friday, December 6, 2019

Dancing Queens and Super Troupers alike can, from today, Take a Chance on an immersive exhibition at London's O2 paying tribute to the world's most famous Swedish supergroup.

Friday, December 6, 2019

A 20-year-old woman from Rainham has shared personal experiences in her first self-published book for young adults.

Thursday, December 5, 2019

The timeless story of a child who never grew up is coming to Romford this Christmas.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

In the first of our east London panto reviews, we sent reporter Andrew Brookes to Theatre Royal Stratford East to experience a traditional Christmas show for the first time.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Romford's theatre has announced a variety of exciting musicals and shows for its 2020 season.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

A charity is making theatre the fairest of them all with inexpensive panto accessible for families this Christmas.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Residents are invited to have their say on a three year plan that aims to create more opportunities for culture to flourish in Havering.

Monday, November 25, 2019

A Whitney Houston tribute artist hopes to get people together for a "real girls' night out" at her show in Hornchurch.


Have you heard any horror stories about double glazed windows?

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.

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