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Hundreds of residents from Elm Park got into the festive spirit at their “best ever” Christmas lights switch on.

Members from a Harold Hill archery club donated food, festive items and hygiene products to their local foodbank.

After caring for nearly 100 children in the borough, a couple have decided to retire this Christmas.

Volunteers, families and local businesses helped raise more than £3,600 at a Hornchurch charity’s Christmas bazaar.

Young people across the borough demonstrated their creativity in a touching tribute to the servicemen and women of the First World War by taking part in a special competition.

Staff who work tirelessly behind the scenes at one Hornchurch secondary school were the centre of attention at a special event recognising the hard work of their community’s non-teachers.

There was festive cheer aplenty on the streets of Upminster this evening (Thursday, Novemebr 22) as the Mayor of Havering came to turn on the town’s Christmas lights.

Saint Francis Hospice’s choir raised nearly £2,000 after hosting its Autumn Voices concert.

The annual Christmas Cracker returned to Hornchurch this weekend as residents gathered to watch the moment this year’s Christmas lights were turned on.

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Thursday, November 15, 2018

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Children at Collier Row primary school have been exploring the First World War through history, art, literature and math projects.

To round of this year’s commemorative events in Havering a beacon lighting ceremony was held on the green in Havering-atte-Bower.

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

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Residents across the borough will be gathering at Remembrance services this weekend to honour those who sacrificed themselves during the First World War.

Havering Council will remember the millions who died or were injured in World War One by lighting a beacon to symbolise the ‘light of hope’.

A new Hornchurch curry house celebrated its official opening with a ceremony attended by council leaders last week.

Romford MP Andrew Rosindell and the Mayor of Havering were at the launch to support the 2018 Poppy Appeal.

A police officer accused of having sex with a woman while on duty and being in possession of police property without authority has had one charge of descreditable conduct proven against him.

Share your ideas with how you we can make Havering safer by emailing them to Liam.coleman@archant.co.uk

More than 200 volunteers donned T-shirts, trainers and tiaras to take part in a 10k night walk for Saint Francis Hospice.

The most popular names given to baby boys and girls last year in East London suggests that where you live could influence what name you choose for your child.

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

A department store which has been at the heart of a town centre for 130 years, has been celebrating its anniversary.

An outdoor cinema will be held for one night only to raise money for three worthy causes.

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