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

The start of construction work on the controversial Beam Park estate in Rainham and Dagenham was marked at a special groundbreaking ceremony this week.

What's happening in Havering this half term?

Complicated friendships, revenge and blackmail are some of the topics that will be explored at the annual Romford Film Festival in June.

Concerns have been expressed over the council's proposed "money-making" borough-wide Controlled Parking Zones (CPZ).

Staying true to its artistic roots an independent arts and craft supplier celebrated its 28th birthday.

Various road closures will be in place in Upminster as the award-winning We Are FSTVL returns for the Bank Holiday Weekend.

Nearly a third of the children in Havering are living in poverty according to new figures from a children's welfare organisation.

A man in his fifties has been taken to hospital after being assaulted in Hornchurch this afternoon (Thursday, May 23).

Concerns have been raised about the standards of staff training and medical education at Queen's Hospital in Romford and King George Hospital in Goodmayes.

A Hornchurch primary school was awarded a special science award which recognises its commitment to show pupils how learning about science can extend beyond the classroom.

An acrobatic dance performance that combines science with art is coming to Hornchurch next month.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 10:00

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

Thu, 21:36

A man in his fifties has been taken to hospital after being assaulted in Hornchurch this afternoon (Thursday, May 23).

Thu, 14:43

A former member of staff at Stubbers Adventure Centre in Upminster who was charged with a sexual offence has had his sentencing postponed due to an error with his initial charge.

Health

Thu, 17:00

Concerns have been raised about the standards of staff training and medical education at Queen's Hospital in Romford and King George Hospital in Goodmayes.

Friday, May 17, 2019

Residents are invited to take part in various events in Havering to mark Dementia Awareness Week.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

A woman from Rainham is hosting a Red & Bling themed charity night in Upminster to mark 10 years since her diagnosis of cervical cancer.

Environment

The mayor of London has called on the government to stop permitting the building of a waste incinerator in Bexley following a Havering MP's campaign to get the plans rejected.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

As part of his campaign against proposals for a new waste incinerator Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas visited an energy park to find out how air quality in Rainham might be impacted by the plans.

Monday, March 18, 2019

A food waste disposal company is calling on east London boroughs to work towards increasing their recycling rates this Global Recycling Day.

Politics

Thu, 17:00

Concerns have been raised about the standards of staff training and medical education at Queen's Hospital in Romford and King George Hospital in Goodmayes.

Mon, 10:56

Voters will elect 73 members to represent the UK in the European Parliament on Thursday.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

The number of people claiming unemployment-related benefits in Havering has risen this year, but remains well below that of five years ago, according to the latest government figures.

Education

Friday, May 17, 2019

"If I cared about each and every one of you that gets stabbed I would end up in a hospital."

Monday, May 13, 2019

Havering Council's children's services are set to benefit from a £750,000 funding boost as the borough attempts to boost its overall Ofsted rating.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

An Elm Park primary school headteacher admitted he was "very pleased and incredibly proud" after his institution maintained its Good rating following an Ofsted inspection.

Heritage

Yesterday, 13:00

The stories that made the news 60, 40 and 20 years ago

Thu, 10:00

How did Hornchurch get its name? Prof Ged Martin tries to find out

Friday, May 10, 2019

Fortunately these days few railway workers suffer serious injuries, but there was a time when they were quite common. Prof Ged Martin recounts one such tale.

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