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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.

Brentwood School triple jumper Nicole Harvey became a double gold medallist at the Essex and Eastern Counties Indoor Athletics Championships last weekend with a single jump.

The Jack Petchey Awards being presented at the Queen’s Theatre highlight the achievements of some very special students and leaders.

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

If you’re fed up with your leaky or poorly insulated roof, replacing it with a flat one could be the ideal solution. Steve Thornton, managing director of High-Tech Membrane Roofing in Benfleet, Essex, shares some key points to bear in mind when replacing your roof.

As the majority of us are sitting down to roast turkey with all the trimmings on December 25, it’s important to remember the selfless few giving up their day to provide for others. We spoke to just a few of them.

Annette Potamitis, owner of Potty’s Paws, Dorset Avenue, Romford, and her staff have been working with charity Friends of Essex and London Homeless to meet homeless people with dogs around London, to get their pets washed and groomed.

Alistair Coleman, author of the hit book Angry People in Local Newspapers, has been speaking with Layth Yousif about the cult publication about to reach the bestsellers lists...

Longer weekday late evening trains are being put on the Fenchurch Street network through east London and Essex to help Christmas shoppers and partygoers get back home.

Lakeside Hammers owner Stuart Douglas has decided to step down but insists he will continue fighting for a new home for the club.

A trio of valued Essex grassroots football volunteers have been presented with FA 50-Year Awards recently to commemorate their selfless efforts in the game.

The Coopers’ and Coborn School enjoyed success at the Lee Valley Cup as the cross-country season gets underway.

A prominent flytipper who operated in Newham, Barking and Rainham has been given extra time in prison.

While the senior Essex team have endured a summer of recurring travails, most notably in a parlous Vitality Blast campaign, the fortunes of the second eleven have been in stark contrast: they stand on the threshold of the County Championship-T20 double.

Dagenham & Redbridge striker Michael Cheek has joined National League rivals Ebbsfleet United for an undisclosed fee.

As an MP representing a “Greater London” constituency for 17 years, last week I decided to throw my hat in the ring to become the next Conservative Mayor of London.

Tony Philpot of the Hornchurch Aerodrome Historical Society on airship attacks, First World War heroes and keeping memories of an historic airfield alive.

A popular pizza restaurant will be giving free pizza as it opens its doors at a shopping centre next week.

It is official, havering is the last Conservative-led borough in east London!

A brand new book ‘Essex County Cricket Club Memories’ has been released to bring back the greatest memories of the county side after they were crowned champions of the County Championship last season.

Premier League footballer Jermain Defoe was in Romford to host his charity’s annual football tournament to raise money for underprivileged children in the Caribbean and the UK.

As a wave of knife crime breaks across the streets of the capital, a Recorder reporter joined police officers for an in-depth look at what exactly the authorities are trying to do about it.

Romford Town Swimming Club’s David Ebanks is competing at his second Commonwealth Games – for the Cayman Islands.

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