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These are the images of three men wanted in connection with a fatal drive-by shooting outside a house party.

An Upminster teacher has received a national accolade recognising her work in inspiring future physicists.

The closure of a nursing home has been criticised for bad timing and causing “distress” for families.

Letters sent in from Recorder readers this week.

Our ancient local churches were not as solid as they might look, says Professor Ged Martin

A Romford DJ booker tells the Recorder how he went from booking world-touring DJs to launching a Christmas tree delivery service.

The threat of compulsory purchase orders has been hanging over businesses on an industrial estate for four years. But they claim bosses behind the council-led regeneration scheme are offering them a fraction of what their properties are worth. Charles Thomson investigates.

A 17-year-old sea cadet, studying at Havering College, is one of two young sea cadets ever to receive a British Empire Award.

A teacher who volunteered with St John Ambulance during the coronavirus pandemic has been made an MBE for his work

A landmark agreement between the NHS and a private Brentwood hospital has meant thousands of patients in east London and Essex have been able to keep receiving treatment while Romford and Goodmayes hospitals cope with the coronavirus pandemic.

Havering Half Marathon, organised by mental health charity Havering Mind, has been cancelled.

This is What it Takes is the theme of this year’s Hospice Care Week (October 5-11.) Medical director Dr Corinna Midgley and palliative care consultant Dr Pia Amsler from Saint Francis Hospice – which cares for people from Havering, Barking and Dagenham and Redbridge – share their thoughts on what makes the charity such an integral part of the community and one we must never take for granted.

This interactive map shows where thousands of homes could be built in Havering over the next decade.

It can be of great comfort to those we leave behind, to know that in our last moments we were comfortable, well looked after and surrounded by those that we love.

Two “inspiring” teachers at a Gidea Park school have received national awards in recognition of their work.

A group of friends have marked Organ Donation Week this week by running a heart shaped route around Harrow Lodge Park.

The Queen’s Theatre in Hornchurch is set to reopen its doors to the public on Thursday, September 3 after being closed for more than five months.

Letters sent in from Recorder readers this week.

Students at a Gidea Park secondary school were among those finding out their GCSE results today.

Tributes have been paid to a “much loved” Romford priest who has died.

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

The M25 anti-clockwise near Harold Wood is closed following a collision.

An exhibition about childhood is set to take place at a Romford school and donations are wanted for display.


Let’s get physical! One of the dangers of lockdown is to be lulled into laziness, watching too many box sets, and eating and drinking too much, but there is no excuse to not start exercising to get fit and stay healthy.

UK Government Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced extra measures to support workers and businesses throughout winter, including a furlough scheme extension paying 80 per cent of staff wages.

The way the UK does business with Europe changes from January 1, heralding a new start. All companies that trade with the EU need to act now to make sure they are set to go.

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