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Saturday, August 8, 2020

Letters sent in from Recorder readers this week.

Havering Council’s leader has called for the borough’s residents to benefit from discounted journeys through the proposed Lower Thames Crossing - warning the council may withdraw its support for the project if not.

The new leisure centre in Hornchurch will be named Harrow Lodge Leisure Centre, it has been revealed.

Fresh concerns have been raised over an investigation into claims that Havering’s boundary change proposals were corrupted.

Train operator c2c has introduced an exemption badge to support passengers who are unable to wear face coverings.

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Havering Council is to spend millions of pounds on buying properties at a planned Rainham housing development following the impact of the Covid-19 crisis.

Two people have been injured after a collision involving a bus in Rush Green.

Part of Romford town centre is closed after a man fell from a height.

An ex-Tory councillor has challenged Havering’s council leader to a live debate over gerrymandering allegations.

The trust that runs Queen’s and King George hospitals has one of the largest gender pay gaps among NHS trusts, according to latest figures.

A couple have marked 70 years of marriage with a special platinum wedding celebration.

A Romford shopping centre is hosting a number of superhero themed activities for children in the school holidays.

Crime & Court

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

A second person was injured in Rainham after incidents believed to be committed by moped riders armed with knives.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Birthdays are often a time to reflect; both on years passed, and all those still to come.

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Police investigating the death of a man in Essex have released pictures of three people they would like to speak to.

Health

Friday, August 7, 2020

The temporary mortuary at South Essex Crematorium has been removed as part of the further scaling back of extra facilities that were set up in March.

Thursday, August 6, 2020

The trust that runs Queen’s and King George hospitals has one of the largest gender pay gaps among NHS trusts, according to latest figures.

Sunday, August 2, 2020

Saint Francis Hospice, like all other charities, has found its fundraising events severely curtailed in recent months, as community partnerships manager Michelle Gower explains

Environment

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

A mound of earth that overlooks the homes of Hornchurch residents is to be removed, Havering Council said.

Friday, July 24, 2020

Thirty-five thousand trees are to be planted in Havering after plans were announced to extend Hainault Forest.

Sunday, July 19, 2020

Essex & Suffolk Water has launched an expansion of its Branch Out scheme with project funding up for grabs to help benefit the natural environment, wildlife and local communities in its area, including Redbridge, Barking and Dagenham and Havering.

Politics

Friday, August 7, 2020

Havering Council’s leader has called for the borough’s residents to benefit from discounted journeys through the proposed Lower Thames Crossing - warning the council may withdraw its support for the project if not.

Friday, August 7, 2020

Fresh concerns have been raised over an investigation into claims that Havering’s boundary change proposals were corrupted.

Thursday, August 6, 2020

An ex-Tory councillor has challenged Havering’s council leader to a live debate over gerrymandering allegations.

Education

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

A college campus in Harold Hill has closed its doors to students for the last time before it is set to be replaced with a housing development.

Monday, August 3, 2020

Schools in Hornchurch, Upminster and Romford are set for a funding boost of almost four per cent next year.

Sunday, August 2, 2020

The end of the school year has come, but many parents and children have been left without the normal opportunity to say goodbye to the staff who have made such a big difference.

Heritage

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

A couple have marked 70 years of marriage with a special platinum wedding celebration.

Saturday, August 1, 2020

Some of Havering’s finest parks were planned more than 200 years ago, says Professor Ged Martin

Saturday, July 25, 2020

Times were hard after the Second World War, says Professor Ged Martin, but our friends in Australia stood by us.

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