Only 3pc of residential homes in England have an 'Outstanding' rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) according to their annual 'State of Care' report for 2018 and 2019.
What do Havering's pub names tell us about our area? Prof Ged Martin explains
Let's get ready to rumble as boxing icon, Floyd 'Money' Mayweather is coming to Brentwood.
A Gidea Park pub is undergoing a major refurbishment to have a "stunning" all-weather garden added to its premises.
Upminster's community forest centre will celebrate 30 years of landscape regeneration this year.
Soup kitchens and food banks in Havering, Redbridge and Brentwood are in need of your unwanted dry foods.
More than 15 schools across Havering, Barking and Dagenham and Redbridge have taken part in a festive sponsored run to raise funds for King George and Queen's Hospitals' charity.
A busy road in Romford just off Gallows Corner was closed this morning after a tree collapsed onto a moving car.
A Harold Hill man has been jailed for his part in torching a car and trying to set fire to the doors of a house in Brentwood.
A woman from Harold Wood celebrated her 100th birthday surrounded by friends and family.
A 35-year-old man has been jailed for three and a half years for burglaries at addresses in Upminster and Brentwood.
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Brentwood teenager Theo Hughes has taken another big step in his journey towards becoming a professional basketball player.
Stories that made the news 60, 40 and 20 years ago
Prof Ged Martin introduces Anne Frith, who lived in an era when wealth could not keep out death
Almost 30 women have been found during dawn raids targeting an international ring of suspected human traffickers.
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.
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
Missing teeth can dent confidence, not to mention the physiological issues. But, as award-winning cosmetic dentist Dr Jas Sagoo explains, help is at hand…
A fast, pain-free and affordable dental treatment is producing super smiles in south Essex. Dr Jas Sagoo, an award-winning cosmetic dentist at Perfect Smile Spa in Hornchurch, explains how.
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