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Clinical commissioning groups in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge have been taken out of financial special measures.

The security team at The Mercury Shopping Centre in Romford received the Security Team of the Year award at the Sceptre Awards 2019, for outstanding and excellent teamwork tackling anti-social behaviour, using a policy of zero tolerance.


Havering has been ranked as the worst borough for cycling and healthy streets by a new scorecard which measures how well boroughs are meeting the Mayor of London's targets.

Yesterday, 17:10

The family of Jodie Chesney, the Dagenham teenager who was killed in a knife attack in Harold Hill in March, are drawing up plans to launch a charity tackling knife crime in her memory.

Yesterday, 16:00

Hundreds of people came together to celebrate the Cricket World Cup Final with a festival of the game at Gidea Park and Romford Cricket Club on Sunday July 14.

Yesterday, 15:04

"I thought I might run off stage crying but if you don't get it right in front of your mum, when are you ever going to get it right?"

Yesterday, 14:04

A man wanted by Romford Town Police in connection with a shoplifting incident has been arrested in Ilford.

Yesterday, 12:00

Two former Harrow Lodge Primary School pupils returned to their old haunting ground to celebrate 60 years since leaving.

Yesterday, 11:42

Services on the c2c network are being cancelled, delayed or terminated at Barking due to overhead wire damage.



Shenfield captain Roy Smith says they must knuckle down to bring an end to their four game losing run this weekend, writes Jacob Ranson.

After four straight wins, Rainham enter a crucial encounter at Spring Farm Park full of confidence


Dagenham & Redbridge midfielder Matt Robinson says the squad will need time to gel together after a major summer re-build.


Romford Junior Raiders have announced the signings of two young import forwards in the form of Jan Marcillis and Villius Kraskauskas ahead of the 2019/20 season.


Dagenham & Redbridge have confirmed that Elliot Bonds' contract with the club has been cancelled by mutual agreement.

Yesterday, 19:15

Everyone Active Raiders have announced the re-signing of defenceman Callum Burnett ahead of the 2019/20 National League season.

Yesterday, 14:00

Fourty members of Harold Wood Running Club took part in the 24-hour Spitfire Scramble event at Hornchurch Country Park last weekend.

Yesterday, 14:00

Jimmy Neesham almost smashed New Zealand to victory against England eight years after he starred for Upminster in the 2011 season

Yesterday, 13:00

Hornchurch manager Mark Stimson pleased with fantastic effort from his side as they lost 1-0 to League Two outfit Leyton Orient in pre-season.


Wed, 15:00

Art works inspired by ideas and imagination will be showcased at a returning exhibition in Upminster.

Tue, 15:00

A Hornchurch choir that supports people who've previously been told they can't sing is celebrating a comeback this year.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Fairkytes Live, Hornchurch's intimate music venue, has unveiled a host of singers and bands that will be performing on its own stage at the Havering Show.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

A popular musical comedy about five eccentric nuns is making its pilgrimage to Romford this month.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

A theatre is appealing for the women of Havering to donate their unloved or forgotten stilettos for the premiere of a new production.

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Charities are teaming up with Queen's as well as the National Theatre to take part in a musical adaptation of a Shakespeare classic.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

A rockabilly artist who has performed with musicians from Elvis Presley's band is coming to Hornchurch.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Interactive wildlife murals which will bring artwork to life at the touch of an app will be introduced at a shopping centre.

Monday, July 1, 2019

A Titanic musical on the most famous ship in the world will dock at a community venue for the first time this month.

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Our front doors can evoke all sorts of feelings; a welcome sight after a long day, or an instant first impression to our new neighbours. The Ken Rhodes Group can help you find the best composite door. Here, business owner Ken Rhodes has compiled this essential guide with three reasons you should consider upgrading your front door.

There's an increasing vulnerability among our older population, suffering from the effects of chronic loneliness and feeling like a burden to their families. Sean Watson, Howard Lodge care home's facilities manager discusses the benefits attending a day centre can give you and your loved ones.

Home expansion projects can be costly and time consuming, but solid conservatory roofing options from The Ken Rhodes Group can offer homeowners a cost effective way of adding more space to their home. Conservatory installations specialist, Ken Rhodes, has compiled this handy guide to help you buy your new conservatory roof replacement.

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