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.


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


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.


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


As half-term begins next week with children freed from their classrooms, it can be difficult to think of fun ideas to keep them occupied.


Construction work to build a multi-faith cemetery has begun in Rainham after years of the land remaining vacant.

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A business owner has set up a petition against the council’s plans to scrap free car parking in Upminster and Hornchurch.

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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.

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Members of Havering Council’s cabinet have approved budget plans that include improvements in street cleaning and road repairs, but scrapping free parking in some parts of the borough and a rise in council tax.



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


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.


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


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


Striker suffered knock to ankle in defeat at Wrexham last weekend


Former Raiders defenceman Phil Manny is looking forward to his first visit to the Sapphire Ice & Leisure Centre this weekend, writes Jacob Ranson.


Havering’s women finished empty-handed after a nine-goal thriller with Sevenoaks thirds in East Two South East.

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Yesterday, 17:00

Everyone Active Raiders defenceman Jack Cooper says the entire squad played their part as they romped to a four-point weekend in National League Division One.


Yesterday, 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.

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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.

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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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