Yesterday, 21:29

Police were called to a car crash near Collier Row fire station tonight, Saturday, February 16.

Yesterday, 13:00

Ettie Rout was a woman ahead of her time, as Prof Ged Martin finds out

Yesterday, 12:00

Everyone wants to starfish in bed

Yesterday, 10:00

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.

Yesterday, 08:00

The days are getting noticeably longer - it is now light until 5pm or so - and the temperatures are starting to rise.

Fri, 17:00

A 19-year-old daredevil has admitted dangerous driving after a 95mph Valentine’s Day police chase down the A12 through Newbury Park ended with him crashing his car in Romford.

Fri, 12:44

Three people were arrested during the Met’s deployment of live facial recognition technology in Romford town centre yesterday (Thursday, February 14.)

Fri, 12:00

An eight-year-old girl from Upminster with Down’s syndrome, and her furry best friend, are finalists in the Crufts Friends for Life competition.

Fri, 10:42

A man has been jailed for 16 years for a knife attack on a vulnerable victim.


Yesterday, 20:59

Everyone Active Raiders were edged out in an ill-tempered National League Division Two contest at Sapphire Ice & Leisure Centre on Saturday.

Yesterday, 17:22

Hornchurch netted a goal in each half to claim the Bostik Premier points against an Enfield Town side, who they are set to meet in the final of the Velocity Trophy.

Yesterday, 17:19

Romford were left to rue a slow-start against in-form Dereham as they came up short after some late drama at Rookery Hill.

Yesterday, 17:14

Steven Rigg grabbed a brace to help Gateshead overcome the Daggers in a close-fought encounter at Victoria Road, but the hosts will be wondering how they didn’t get something from the game.

Yesterday, 12:37

Great Britain’s men were defeated 2-0 by Australia while the GB women fell to a 3-0 loss in the latest FIH Pro League double header in Perth.

Fri, 17:00

Cottons Park club lost 47-40 at Millwall last weekend — a fourth straight league defeat

Fri, 16:00

Romford manager Paul Martin insisted his side are deeper in trouble than ever before as they prepare to head into a crunch match with Dereham Town this weekend.

Fri, 15:00

Everyone Active Raiders are set to welcome third-placed Peterborough Phantoms to Romford’s Sapphire Ice & Leisure Centre on Sunday (5.30pm).

Fri, 14:00

Hornchurch return to Bostik League Premier Division action against promotion-chasing Enfield Town this weekend in a dress rehearsal for the Velocity Trophy final.


Thu, 15:06

Lucy Benjamin, who is best known for playing Lisa Fowler in EastEnders, has been cast in the Queen’s Theatre regional premiere of David Eldridge’s In Basildon.

Wed, 15:00

Boot-Led-Zeppelin offer the definitive tribute to one of the world’s most legendary rock bands, and the group are coming back to Queen’s Theatre this weekend.

Mon, 12:00

A group of teenagers are playing in the woods after school - what could possibly go wrong?

Friday, February 8, 2019

A slapstick comedy about a hopeful skiffle musician is coming to Hornchurch.

Thursday, February 7, 2019

A kooky 1960s-set musical spin-off about a nerdy florist and his man-eating plant is coming to Romford.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

George Clooney was at the height of his popularity when a hopeful filmmaker moved from Hornchurch to Los Angeles in 2009.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

The story of a woman’s incredible journey transitioning from a man to a woman in the 80s is the focus of a heartwarming play written by two sisters from east London, this LGBT History Month.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

A Collier Row marine artist will be displaying his paintings which combine history with art at the Havering Museum.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

A Romford film-maker who has set up his own production company has spoken about the latest projects he is working on, shooting with Love Island stars, and the “family” behind the camera.

Romford Pictures


Vauxhall has completed its sport utility vehicle range with the third, and largest, Grandland X. We put the SUV, now available at Tony LeVoi in Romford, to the test.

“The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining,” so the saying goes. So if some warm weather is making your conservatory uninhabitable, think about replacing its roof with a flat one and adding a roof lantern instead.

The next step in renewable energy could be right beneath your feet as you walk through a Romford shopping centre.

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