Brentwood News


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.

The Diocese of Brentwood has announced plans to academise all Roman Catholic schools in Havering.

The borough’s only female council leader in the local authority’s 53-year history has died at the age of 97.

A three-year-old dancer is thrilled to have one the top prizes at a dance festival.

Local historian Prof Ged Martin explains why he is no fan of Halloween

A three-year-old dancer is thrilled to have won two of the top prizes at a dance festival.

As part of World Mental Health Day on Wednesday, October 10, pupils from Gidea Park College visited Abbcross Nursing Home to spend a little time playing with residents there.

A 19-mile diversion has been put in place to alleviate severe traffic which is mounting on the M25 near Brentwood following a serious crash.

Medieval England was slow to develop a cash economy. Coinage was in short supply.

A Havering care home is trying to raise awareness about dementia by supporting World Alzheimer’s Day.


Vauxhall has completed its sport utility vehicle range with the third, and largest, Grandland X. We put the SUV, now available at Tony LeVoi in Romford, to the test.

“The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining,” so the saying goes. So if some warm weather is making your conservatory uninhabitable, think about replacing its roof with a flat one and adding a roof lantern instead.

The next step in renewable energy could be right beneath your feet as you walk through a Romford shopping centre.

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