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This week the Recorder is launching our Shop Local campaign to support the borough’s independent shops and businesses.

Havering Council leader Damian White has described plans for the multi-million pound redevelopment of the Seedbed Centre and Rom Valley Retail Park in Romford as “unsuitable”.

Thousands of private Havering landlords will have to pay hundreds of pounds more to the council next year as it tries to crack down on poor-quality housing.

This weekend, the people of Harold Hill are invited to join in with an interactive dance event designed to bring the community together.

Town halls have teamed up with NHS Test and Trace in a bid to reach more people with Covid-19.

New data has shown large variations in coronavirus infection rates across Havering, with one of the borough’s worst-hit areas directly adjoining its least infected community.

The number of Universal Credit claimants in Havering has risen once again after a dip was recorded between July and August.

A woman has been made an MBE in recognition of her lifelong devotion to the Sikh community.

A teaching assistant from a Hornchurch primary school is officially a hero.

A police sergeant has urged people to protect their homes from an expected “massive” rise in burglaries ahead of the clocks going back.

A Hornchurch shop has raised £11,508 for Saint Francis Hospice by encouraging customers to make a donation instead of charging for smaller services.

Five cannabis factories in Romford, Ilford and Barking were raided in the latest anti-drug supply operation, say Metropolitan Police.

Overnight parking, unauthorised events and using a playground over the age of 14 will be banned in Havering’s open spaces if new by-laws are approved.

Crime & Court

Wed, 07:21

A police sergeant has urged people to protect their homes from an expected “massive” rise in burglaries ahead of the clocks going back.

Tue, 21:30

Five cannabis factories in Romford, Ilford and Barking were raided in the latest anti-drug supply operation, say Metropolitan Police.

Friday, October 9, 2020

A senior cop has called for harsher penalties for assaults on police officers, which have risen sharply across Havering, Redbridge and Barking and Dagenham.

Health

Yesterday, 07:00

Town halls have teamed up with NHS Test and Trace in a bid to reach more people with Covid-19.

Wed, 17:00

New data has shown large variations in coronavirus infection rates across Havering, with one of the borough’s worst-hit areas directly adjoining its least infected community.

Saturday, October 17, 2020

Reception volunteer Abigail Feeley explains why she gives up her spare time to work at Saint Francis Hospice, which cares for people from Havering, Redbridge and Barking and Dagenham

Environment

Tue, 12:30

Havering now has its highest ever number of Green Flag parks, after two more were awarded the accolade this year.

Thursday, October 1, 2020

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has made the “difficult decision” to abandon a legal challenge against controversial plans for a new waste-burning incinerator across the River Thames from Rainham.

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Water engineers will be visiting homes in Collier Row over the next few weeks to apply fluorescent dye in sinks, dishwashers and toilets.

Politics

Tue, 17:00

Overnight parking, unauthorised events and using a playground over the age of 14 will be banned in Havering’s open spaces if new by-laws are approved.

Mon, 15:00

On Thursday afternoon, in a meeting over Zoom, Havering Council tried to end months of bad headlines and in-fighting.

Mon, 07:00

Almost 20,000 children in the borough live in poverty, a study shows.

Education

Monday, October 12, 2020

Pupils from three primary schools have received free copies of a new children’s book designed to inspire them to work in construction.

Friday, October 9, 2020

Two young women from Ilford and Romford have started a mentorship programme to encourage more BAME students to break into Stem fields (science, technology, engineering and maths) after successfully doing so themselves.

Friday, September 25, 2020

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.

Heritage

Tue, 07:00

A Second World War identity bracelet has been reunited with the owner’s family following an appeal in the Recorder.

Saturday, October 17, 2020

Professor Ged Martin proclaims himself Tsar of All the Romfords

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Eighty years ago, this identity bracelet was worn by a young girl living in Romford - and now an antiques dealer is attempting to track down any of her surviving relatives.

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