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Saint Francis Hospice is issuing an urgent appeal for volunteer drivers to help transport people living with life-limiting illnesses.

A motorcyclist is in a critical condition in hospital following a car crash outside Harold Wood Station this afternoon.

Thea Achillea from Collier Row plays Ebenezer Scrooge's daughter in BBC's three-episode long series, A Christmas Carol.

Hundreds of residents joined a Remembrance Day parade through the streets of Upminster on Sunday, November 10.

The borough's longest running Santa's Grotto has opened in Romford's town centre.

A First World War exhibition in Hornchurch enabled visitors to learn more about the borough's role during the war while paying their respects to fallen soldiers on Remembrance Sunday.

Commuters on c2c are facing disruption due to an electrical supply failure at Barking.

A housing developer has submitted an outline planning application to build 98 homes near the Cranham Brickfields Nature Reserve.

Staff from the Brewery shopping centre are hoping to break homelessness stereotypes in Havering by spending a night sleeping outside.

Two young actors from Romford and Gidea Park have been cast in Brookside Theatre's Peter Pan the Musical.

Police have arrested three men on suspicion of immigration offences following reports that a man was carrying a knife in Harold Hill.

A Hornchurch charity that aims to fight loneliness using technology has been shortlisted for an award that recognises the positive impact it has made in the community.

Around 40 firefighters attended a fire at a vehicle workshop in Romford.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 07:00

The founder of youth organisation, Knives Down, Gloves Up hopes to get youngsters off the streets and into boxing gyms to show them an alternative to gangs.

Mon, 16:46

A police detective has denied assaulting a teenager with his baton after footage of his conduct during a stop and search in Gidea Park went viral on social media.

Friday, November 8, 2019

Shocking footage of two young men being assaulted in the street revealed the world of "casual violence" in which Jodie Chesney's two killers moved.

Health

Monday, November 4, 2019

Strike action at Queen's and King George hospitals has been suspended while the unions resume talks with management staff at the hospital trust.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

The blood testing departments at Queen's and King George Hospitals will be closed next week to protect patients' safety while some biomedical scientists go out on strike in a row over new shift patterns.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Havering is home to some of the most well-off neighbourhoods in England - and to one of the most 'deprived', according to the government.

Environment

Thursday, November 7, 2019

The mayor of Havering has reported his own council to the ombudsman over its failure to protect residents on a notorious housing estate.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Havering is home to some of the most well-off neighbourhoods in England - and to one of the most 'deprived', according to the government.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Barking dogs and loud DIY are among the hundreds of noise complaints irate neighbours have made to Havering Council since April 2018.

Politics

Thursday, November 7, 2019

The mayor of Havering has reported his own council to the ombudsman over its failure to protect residents on a notorious housing estate.

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Havering's Conservatives are promising to "get Brexit done" following the announcement of the general election while Romford Labour said they will transform the country if they make it into Number 10.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

The country is on course for its first December general election since 1923 after MPs in Westminster backed plans to go to the polls on December 12 at the Houses of Parliament yesterday.

Education

Yesterday, 10:00

Pupils from three Havering schools were given a taste of life in the aviation industry at a special event.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Parents have blasted a Hornchurch primary school's safeguarding methods after a child with special educational needs was able to walk out of a Halloween party undetected, only to be found wandering the streets by police.

Monday, November 4, 2019

One of the most ambitious visual portraits of citizenship ever undertaken in one of the world's largest cities has been launched today, November 4, on more than 600 billboards across all of London's 33 boroughs.

Heritage

14:09

Hundreds of residents joined a Remembrance Day parade through the streets of Upminster on Sunday, November 10.

10:00

A First World War exhibition in Hornchurch enabled visitors to learn more about the borough's role during the war while paying their respects to fallen soldiers on Remembrance Sunday.

Mon, 17:00

Elm Park residents were greeted with sunny weather for this year's Remembrance Day parade and service.

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