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A popular pub has reopened its doors after a £200,000 refurbishment.

Yesterday, 13:48

A 17-year-old teenager has been arrested on suspicion of obstruction after he was allegedly found with Class B drugs in Romford.

Yesterday, 07:22

Hundreds of incidents of violence and sexual assault took place in Havering in February this year according to police data.

Sunday, April 21, 2019

Family and friends of a young woman who died of cardiac arrest are raising money for a cardiac charity in her memory.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Detectives from the Met’s Trident and Area Crime Command have arrested 13 people, including someone from Harold Hill, and seized more than £120,000 worth of assets as part of ongoing operation to tackle violence and organised drug lines.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Havering has been named one of the top boroughs in London for children getting admitted into their first choice primary school.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

An adult college is encouraging residents to try something new with the return of its Get Creative Festival.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

One year on, the family of a man shot dead by police in Collier Row have said the “suffering keeps on going every day” and that they are still waiting for answers as to what happened the night their father and husband died.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Residents have taken to patrolling the streets of Havering to try to prevent knife crime and ensure young people feel safe.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

A man has been jailed for four years and six months for handling stolen vehicles worth more than £180,000 and breaking them up for parts.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Eighteen people from across Havering, Dagenham and Newham will face charges following a string of offences in relation to the alleged theft of around £700,000 worth of goods from lorries.

Monday, April 15, 2019

A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital after a crash in Romford this afternoon.

Monday, April 15, 2019

A Collier Row businessman has been jailed for his part in flogging more than £1million in stolen motorbikes and vans.

Sunday, April 14, 2019

A Collier Row burglar who broke in to an elderly couple’s home in a bid to steal jewellery and cash while an accomplice threatened them at gunpoint has been jailed.

Saturday, April 13, 2019

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Friday, April 12, 2019

A Harold Hill man has been jailed for a total of two years and three months after he admitted taking part in a string of burglaries across Essex.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

A corrupt immigration officer from Romford has been jailed for three years and nine months for attempting to extort money from an Indian national who was due to be removed from the UK.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Two teenagers from Upminster and Woodford Green have been arrested on suspicion of robbery after reports expensive coats were being targeted in Brentwood.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

A pensioner has been found guilty of killing a Hornchurch man who broke his back and died from a blood clot after he was knocked off his bike in Rainham.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

A JustGiving page has been set up to try and raise money that was stolen when thieves pinned down and beat up an Elm Park grandfather in his home last week.

Monday, April 8, 2019

Burglars pinned down a 61-year-old grandfather and punched him in the face as they ripped a safe containing around £2,000 from his Elm Park home last week.

Monday, April 8, 2019

A pensioner accused of killing a Hornchurch cyclist in a collision as he went to work has told a court she did not see him until he was on the bonnet of her car.

Friday, April 5, 2019

A man who harassed and threatened violence towards a woman has been jailed.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

A Hornchurch man was just 150m from his workplace when he was knocked off his motorcycle by a pensioner and suffered fatal injuries, a court heard.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Police are appealing for help from the public for a missing teenage girl from Havering.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Teenager Jodie Chesney died from a single stab wound to the back, and paramedics stopped at an Esso garage in Ilford to try to save her life, an inquest heard today.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Police are appealing for witnesses after a charity box was stolen from a Hornchurch fish and chip shop.

Monday, April 1, 2019

Police have been given greater stop and search powers to tackle knife crime following a number of stabbings in Havering and Redbridge.

Monday, April 1, 2019

Two people have been interviewed under caution in relation to the death of a seven-year-old boy in Harold Wood.

Friday, March 29, 2019

Teenagers as young as 13 are being taught how to deliver first aid and deal with stab injuries following a rise in knife crime in Havering.

Friday, March 29, 2019

A Harold Hill grandmother couldn’t believe it when after more than a year the beloved dog she thought stolen was found tied to a fence – less than a minute from her home.

Thursday, March 28, 2019

A man who drove his car into crowds of people in Romford’s town centre has admitted to a judge that he lied during his trial.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Politicians yesterday afternoon debated a petition signed by more than 10,000 people in Havering to guarantee prison for at least 10 years for anyone found carrying a knife, and for anyone who stabs someone to get a minimum of 25 years behind bars.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

A man is to face trial for firearms offences after allegedly shooting a deer in a Harold Hill park.

Friday, March 22, 2019

A knife-wielding thug who carried out a string of violent knifepoint robberies targeting young women and an 84-year-old across Havering and Ilford, has been jailed for 35 years.

Friday, March 22, 2019

Police have launched an investigation into reports of an assault at Romford’s Slug & Lettuce.

Friday, March 22, 2019

A drug dealer from Collier Row has been jailed after a violent attack at his property led to the discovery of an estimated £6 million worth of cocaine in his home.

Thursday, March 21, 2019

A police officer who raped a teenage girl twice when he took out on a date in Harold Hill has been sacked.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

An abattoir in Upminster has been ordered to pay nearly £24,000 after being found guilty of bunching animal carcases together, despite a number of warnings from hygiene inspectors.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Two people have been taken to hospital this morning after a collision.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

A number of shops in and around Harold Hill have taken knives off their shelves after the death of teenager Jodie Chesney.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

A disused car parts warehouse caught fire in Rainham.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

A teenager has been stabbed outside a Havering College of Further and Higher Education campus.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Police are appealing for help tracking down a Romford man who fled from the scene of a car crash that left a woman in her 70s in a medically-induced coma with a broken neck.

Monday, March 18, 2019

A man has been taken to hospital after being hit over the head with a bottle in Collier Row.

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