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Plans for a multi-use sports area with 12 six metre high floodlights at a Harold Wood secondary school have been withdrawn to allow for further consultation about the development.

Magicians have travelled through time from the nineteenth century to bring their tricks to a Romford stage.

Last night MPs voted on Theresa May’s Brexit deal - here is how your MPs voted.

A 16-year-old singer from Upminster wowed crowds at the weekend with her amazing performance on ITV’s the Voice.

Income from parking charges have risen by more than 300per cent in the past four years, while slashing spending on roads by 2.6pc, figures reveal.

Havering Council has proposed removing free car parking in Hornchurch, Upminster and Elm Park in a bid to save money as part of its latest budget proposals.

A woman was taken to hospital as a priority after a car crash in Hornchurch.

A beloved community theatre has launched an appeal to find new volunteers to give a helping hand in 2019.

Andrew is going to take part in the marathon in April to raise funds for the Sycamore Trust who helped his nephew Rico.

Hornchurch Aerodrome Historical Trust is hoping to raise £10,000 to open a new museum on the site of the old St George’s Hospital.

Commuters are facing disruption on c2c services this evening as a result of a broken rail.

A Romford shopping centre has been awarded an autism friendly accreditation in recognition of its work to make shopping more accessible for people with autism spectrum conditions.

Youngsters are invited to let their imaginations run wild at an enchanting family show coming to the Queen’s Theatre.

Crime & Court

Friday, January 11, 2019

Bereaved families want to know why it was possible for the London Bridge terrorists to hire a van in Harold Hill to carry out their attack, an inquest heard.

Friday, January 11, 2019

Havering Streetwatch is appealing for more volunteers to help reduce the amount of crime in the borough, but co-ordinator Sally Miller doesn’t want any “time-wasters”.

Friday, January 11, 2019

A project to improve roads and fix potholes in the borough has been given a funding boost from central government.

Health

Friday, January 11, 2019

NHS Blood and Transplant is urging men in London to match women in making becoming a blood donor their New Year’s resolution for 2019.

Friday, December 28, 2018

Thousands of women in Havering missed their last screening for breast cancer, NHS figures show.

Monday, December 24, 2018

People who need to see a GP or practice nurse urgently in Havering can book appointments on weekday evenings, weekends and bank holidays this winter.

Environment

Friday, January 11, 2019

As many as 530 children were living with domestic abuse in Havering last year.

Monday, January 7, 2019

A company which specialises in improving environments has announced a £500,000 dredging campaign aiming to improve an area alongside the river Thames in Rainham.

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

When the needles start dropping like rain it’s probably time to think about saying goodbye to the Christmas tree.

Politics

Yesterday, 12:34

Last night MPs voted on Theresa May’s Brexit deal - here is how your MPs voted.

Yesterday, 07:00

Income from parking charges have risen by more than 300per cent in the past four years, while slashing spending on roads by 2.6pc, figures reveal.

Friday, January 11, 2019

Bereaved families want to know why it was possible for the London Bridge terrorists to hire a van in Harold Hill to carry out their attack, an inquest heard.

Education

Yesterday, 17:00

Plans for a multi-use sports area with 12 six metre high floodlights at a Harold Wood secondary school have been withdrawn to allow for further consultation about the development.

Mon, 07:01

Schools must play a crucial role in tackling mental health issues, according to Havering Council.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Harold Wood residents are concerned that plans for a sports area with six metre high floodlights outside a nearby secondary school will result in a “dreadful” intrusion on their privacy.

Heritage

Tue, 07:00

Hornchurch Aerodrome Historical Trust is hoping to raise £10,000 to open a new museum on the site of the old St George’s Hospital.

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Catching a train in Victorian Romford – Prof Ged Martin discovers a novel serialised in an Australian newspaper 150 years ago

Saturday, January 5, 2019

Prof Ged Martin looks at a mystery community on Havering’s northern border – and finds a bridge with an embarrassing history

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