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Saturday, March 16, 2019

Prof Ged Martin follows two young women on their three-wheelers across Havering

Staff at a community venue are in training for this year’s Brentwood Half Marathon to raise money for its projects helping to discover and nurture talent.

A thug from Harold Hill who forced his way into a woman’s Brentwood home and tied her up while he ransacked it has been jailed for seven and a half years.

Free-from and plant-based diets have become increasingly popular in recent years, with more people choosing to enjoy this lifestyle for the health benefits rather than medical requirements.

Hoping to raise awareness of this growing movement is Gemma Brooks, who is organising the Free From, Vegan and Allergy Show at The Mercury in Romford on Saturday March 9.

A group of nurses who all started their training at Oldchurch Hospital in Romford 50 years ago were reunited last week for the first time in decades.

A postcard from a Dutch woman to her ill father at Harold Wood hospital will now be returned to the Netherlands after it took 43 years to arrive to its address.

Business owners in the borough voiced their concerns on parking, bringing new life into the high street and Brexit at a roundtable discussion with Havering’s council leader and Romford’s MP.

A postcard with a heartfelt message from a Dutch woman to her ill father who was staying at Harold Wood Hospital has been delivered 43 years after it was sent.

Historian Prof Ged Martin searches for some lost rights of way

A storage shed at the back of a Romford pub caught fire last night.

Catching a train in Victorian Romford – Prof Ged Martin discovers a novel serialised in an Australian newspaper 150 years ago

Time to lace up your running shoes, and get pounding the pavements as for the first time in 25 years there will be a half marathon in Havering.

Prof Ged Martin looks at a mystery community on Havering’s northern border – and finds a bridge with an embarrassing history

A former Recorder reporter will be taking on this year’s London Marathon to raise money for Saint Francis Hospice.

How do you fancy playing a Shakespearean hero or villain - with a twist of Johnny Rotten?

A schoolboy whose parents died in a train crash in Gidea Park more than 70 years ago has said he has always considered himself lucky, and would like to speak to anyone who also has memories of the tragedy.

Members of staff from a Havering College who were poisoned with carbon monoxide from a broken boiler have been awarded more than £100,000 in damages.

Two men have been arrested for carrying a gun in Romford.

In the days when water wasn’t safe to drink, even children drank beer, as Prof Ged Martin explains

Rail services were disrupted after a person was hit by a train at Romford Station.

Proposals to tackle congestion at the Brook Street Roundabout – Romford’s M25 junction – will go on show this week.

A former Hornchurch secondary school teacher has been jailed for nine months after admitting to sexually touching a student.

Members of Hornchurch Round Table have donated £2,000 to support Saint Francis Hospice.

A 20-year-old man has been charged with dangerous driving following a police chase along the A12 on Tuesday, November 20.

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Free-from and plant-based diets have become increasingly popular in recent years, with more people choosing to enjoy this lifestyle for the health benefits rather than medical requirements.

Hoping to raise awareness of this growing movement is Gemma Brooks, who is organising the Free From, Vegan and Allergy Show at The Mercury in Romford on Saturday March 9.

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