Brentwood News

Thursday, September 19, 2019

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

A nurse at the Barking, Havering and Redbridge NHS hospital trust put his expertise to good use earlier this month when he saved the life of a man who had a heart attack at the wheel of his car in Brentwood.

A 47-year-old man from Harold Hill has been charged with six counts of theft in Brentwood and Romford.

A mother has shared the story of how her daughter saved five lives after her death.

A 22-year-old man from Harold Hill has admitted to deliberately starting a fire in South Weald.

A drug dealer who was part of a cocaine ring selling Class A drugs across Essex will not go to prison after being handed a suspended sentence.

Royal Liberty's class of 2019 will go down in history as deserved record holders after the Romford school returned its best ever haul of GCSE results.

As Londoners prepare to bake in this year's scorching temperatures, we've rounded up the best of east London's summer activities from aerial theatre, modern art tours and music spectacles to family fun days and wildlife ventures - here's our most exciting and creative ways to enjoy the sunshine.

A theatre school that won the backing of a Dragons' Den entrepreneur is coming to Hornchurch.

Tributes have been paid to a much loved maths teacher who served a Hornchurch school for more than 30 years.

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

Police are asking for the public's help in tracking down a fraudster with links to areas across east London and Essex.

A hospital director who turned around "one of the worst midwifery departments" in the UK has received a university's top honour.

An 81-year-old Brentwood man who encouraged thousands of youngsters to take up football by starting a Romford football league has died.

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

A retired teacher exercised her quiz skills when she took part in a challenging radio quiz competition.

A group of Hornchurch cyclists pedaled the equivalent height of Mount Everest to raise funds for Saint Francis Hospice.

A charity that provides counselling for bereaved children in Havering is appealing for businesses to support its fundraising efforts on its 30th anniversary.

Staff at a secondary school in Gidea Park were delighted when their school won six awards for improvements in education.

There's an increasing vulnerability among our older population, suffering from the effects of chronic loneliness and feeling like a burden to their families. Sean Watson, Howard Lodge care home's facilities manager discusses the benefits attending a day centre can give you and your loved ones.

Prof Ged Martin looks at the history of one of our main transport routes to and from the city

A man who helped a prisoner after he escaped from custody has been ordered to spend six months behind bars himself.

A man in his 30s was taken to hospital last night after being hit by a car in Romford.

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


It's easier than ever to transform your smile thanks to new and improved technology. Whether you want a slight improvement or a total transformation, there are various options available to you.

Leaders are Readers is a specialist tuition centre that teaches children to read, write, learn maths and excel at English. They run Saturday, summer and winter schools for children aged 3 - 12.

As the dust settles from the back to school rush, year six pupils and their parents begin to look to the next year ahead and getting prepared for secondary school. Drapers' Academy is also preparing, kicking off with their school Open Evening for next year's Year 7's.

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