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London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton is calling on more Havering adult volunteers to assist supervising the London Fire Brigade Cadets programme.

Havering Music Makers (HMM) took to the stage for the first performance at Queen's Theatre of Titanic.

A Hornchurch plasterer will be cycling 100 miles to raise funds for a charity that supports veterans.

Residents enjoyed a sunny seaside event in Romford this weekend in aid of a care charity.

A group of Havering residents is launching a campaign this week urging members of the public to show their respect for police officers in our borough.

The multi-million pound redevelopment of Romford Greyhound Stadium is tantalisingly close to completion now, and its operators have drawn up ambitious plans for its grand reopening weekend in September.

A man was arrested for drink driving last night following a car crash in Romford.

Novelist Michael Merry moved to Panama when he left school in 1959. He soon discovered it wasn't like Romford

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

This year marked the 75th anniversary of D-Day, a defining moment in history.

A look back at stories of 60, 40 and 20 years ago

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

A memorial funded by the community was unveiled in a special ceremony at the site of a First World War camp in Gidea Park.

Crime & Court

Sunday, July 21, 2019

A man was arrested for drink driving last night following a car crash in Romford.

Saturday, July 20, 2019

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

Thursday, July 18, 2019

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

Health

Friday, July 19, 2019

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

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Youngsters and their parents have been invited to take part in knife crime workshops at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRUT).

Friday, July 5, 2019

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.

Environment

Friday, July 19, 2019

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.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Fourteen parks in Havering have been awarded a special accolade that recognises that they are some of the best in the world.

Friday, July 12, 2019

Havering councillors have voted against declaring a climate emergency but accepted a motion for the council to renew its policies regarding environmental protection.

Politics

Monday, July 15, 2019

Ilford and Romford top the list for the highest number of car thefts in the UK, based on insurance claims.

Monday, July 1, 2019

Patient satisfaction has fallen at the Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust over the last year, with doctors warning of "relentless pressure" building across the NHS.

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Havering Council is expected to sign off on a £3.5million funding boom for regeneration work across Rainham next week - made possible in part by a £1.6m grant from City Hall.

Education

Monday, July 8, 2019

A Hornchurch primary school that is closing this week could be replaced with housing.

Monday, July 8, 2019

Staff at a secondary school in Gidea Park were delighted when their school won six awards for improvements in education.

Monday, July 8, 2019

A primary school has been rated Outstanding in all areas by Ofsted following the first inspection since it opened.

Heritage

Sunday, July 21, 2019

Novelist Michael Merry moved to Panama when he left school in 1959. He soon discovered it wasn't like Romford

Saturday, July 20, 2019

A look back at stories of 60, 40 and 20 years ago

Friday, July 19, 2019

A memorial funded by the community was unveiled in a special ceremony at the site of a First World War camp in Gidea Park.

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