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A coroner ruled a vulnerable woman killed by her son at their Upminster home was not protected at night-time.

As parks all over the borough are left scattered with rubbish after the sunny weekend, residents and councillors call for more park patrols.

Leading waste company Renewi has donated 2,000 surgical masks for use in care homes across east London.

The Romford man who died in the grounds of Lullingstone Castle, Kent, following an altercation with some youths last week, died of a heart attack according to a post-mortem examination.

When gyms closed as lockdown began, a 25-year-old builder from Romford decided to build his own from just wooden pallets in his back yard.

Firefighters were called to reports of a collision on Corbets Tey Road, Upminster, yesterday (June 2) at 4.37pm.

A documentary series about the nursing staff at Queen’s and King George hospitals is due to air on BBC One next week.

The combination of lockdown and a sunny spring has, for many people, meant one thing - days spent in the garden.

Plans for a 5G telephone mast are under way in Gooshays Drive, Harold Hill.

A man from Barking has denied killing a Rainham postal worker by dangerous driving.

Schools across the country have been preparing for some of their pupils to return to the classroom. Here is how one group of schools has been getting ready to make sure pupils can be taught safely and get on with lessons.

In this week’s focus on Saint Francis Hospice, Bridget Moss, head of education, explains how staff have been able to share their expertise with hospitals and in the community

Over the past 20 years, Saint Francis’ Hospice at Home service has cared for more than 9,000 people and touched the lives of so many families and loved ones.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 16:55

A man from Barking has denied killing a Rainham postal worker by dangerous driving.

Saturday, May 30, 2020

Police have been cracking down on speeding as they have seen a rise in drivers breaking the limit in the capital during lockdown.

Friday, May 29, 2020

Four men from Barking, Dagenham and Romford have been summonsed to court to answer charges relating to a fight in Chelmsford.

Health

15:00

Leading waste company Renewi has donated 2,000 surgical masks for use in care homes across east London.

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A documentary series about the nursing staff at Queen’s and King George hospitals is due to air on BBC One next week.

Yesterday, 15:21

In this week’s focus on Saint Francis Hospice, Bridget Moss, head of education, explains how staff have been able to share their expertise with hospitals and in the community

Environment

As parks all over the borough are left scattered with rubbish after the sunny weekend, residents and councillors call for more park patrols.

Saturday, May 30, 2020

With more time on their hands to enjoy the lovely weather, residents have found the chance to appreciate the nature and wildlife around them.

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Jon Cruddas has welcomed Mayor of London Sadiq Khan’s move to launch a judicial review into the approval of a waste incinerator over the river in Bexley.

Politics

Mon, 15:00

Havering Council has furloughed 260 members of staff during the pandemic “who are unable to work due to Covid-19-related issues”.

Friday, May 29, 2020

A group of MPs — including representatives from Tower Hamlets, Barking and Dagenham, Redbridge and Havering — have called upon chancellor Rishi Sunak to extend the self-employment income support scheme which is due to end this weekend.

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Investigation into Woodford mosque row puts pressure on Romford nursery boss Jas Athwal

Education

Friday, May 22, 2020

Pupils should not return to school this academic year.

Thursday, May 21, 2020

A Hornchurch charity’s education provision for children with special needs has received Ofsted’s top rating for a sixth successive time - but its boss says the service’s future is at risk.

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

After a charity coin spinner was stolen from Romford’s Mercury Mall, a Waltham Abbey support group has stepped in to replace the stolen money.

Heritage

Saturday, May 30, 2020

Professor Ged Martin peers back through the mists of time to recall his first days at a Havering school

Saturday, May 23, 2020

Prof Ged Martin tells how brazen forgeries were “excogitated” in a plan to take fraudulent possession of a Havering mansion

Sunday, May 17, 2020

Prof Ged Martin looks at some of Havering’s persons of restricted growth

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