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

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

A disco concert which promises to travel back to the days when the dance floor was king will raise funds to support Saint Francis Hospice.

Prof Ged Martin looks at a Rainham door that dates from the time of the Peasants' Revolt

A Rainham man was charged with multiple burglaries in Brentwood today (Friday, November 8).

The story of a chaplain whose faith is tested during the First World War will be shown in Harold Wood for this year's Remembrance Day.

Police are asking for the public's help to find a 41-year-old man who is wanted in connection with a burglary.

Prof Ged Martin describes the heavily loaded horse-drawn wagons that travelled through the

night carrying produce to London's markets

An eight-year-old girl is joining in a fun run 5k for the hospice that cared for her great grandad and hopes he will be cheering her on from heaven.

The story of local boys who spent the summer of 1941 camping in an Essex village is told by Prof Ged Martin

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

Prof Ged Martin looks at a school project that aimed to study the Romford area

There are severe delays on the M25 anti-clockwise between Romford and Brentwood after a lorry shed its load across all lanes this morning (Thursday, October 24).

Four men were arrested in a series of raids in Romford and Brentwood as part of an investigation into a crime group suspected of hiding migrants in a cattle truck.

A gang of prolific burglars who stole more than £1million during a year-long crime spree targeting cash machines - including one in Rainham - has been jailed for a total of 55 years.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

The family of a woman from Harold Hill is aiming to raise money for the hospice that looked after her.

One of Dagenham Girl Scout Jodie Chesney's alleged killers has been accused of throwing his business partner "under the bus" over the incident that saw the teenager fatally stabbed in a Harold Hill park.

A Romford man who was caught on doorbell cameras attempting to break into properties in Brentwood has been jailed for two and a half years despite refusing to appear in court from custody.

A 20-year-old drug dealer accused of murdering Jodie Chesney has claimed he spent the day of her death doing drug deals and had no idea there would be bloodshed that night.

Brave women bared it all as they volunteered to be painted head to toe as mythical creatures for three charities.

Saint Francis Hospice has been helping families through some of the most difficult times in their lives with end-of-care care for their loved ones for decades.

Prof Ged Martin follows King Richard II as he rides along the A12 Colchester Road to murder his uncle

Lens replacement surgery (also known as refractive lens exchange surgery) is one of the most commonly performed procedures in the UK according to clinical data.

A Romford secondary school hosted a grand opening for its art gallery which has moved to a new location.


The Christmas holidays are nearly here but don't fret the Mercury has got you covered with over 50 events taking place between now and Christmas that are sure to put everyone in the festive spirit.

Discover how you can help a local restaurant raise money for charity, eat good food and enjoy a great night out with the family and friends.

The festive season is fast approaching and that often means a flood of Christmas parties, work dos and get-togethers with your nearest and dearest.

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