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A 53-year-old council worker walked 27 miles to raise thousands of pounds in memory of his late mum.

A postcard from a Dutch woman to her ill father at Harold Wood hospital will now be returned to the Netherlands after it took 43 years to arrive to its address.

A postcard with a heartfelt message from a Dutch woman to her ill father who was staying at Harold Wood Hospital has been delivered 43 years after it was sent.

Junior Raiders goalie Ella Howard helped Great Britain's under-18 to one of the best-ever results in their history at the World Championships on Wednesday.

It was the fighting spirit of Romford's very own 'Dinosaur' Michael Barnard that saw him through a marathon see-saw first round tie with Jose De Sousa at the William Hill PDC World Darts Championship at Alexandra Palace.

Rob Cross believes coming back to Alexandra Palace, Wood Green to begin the defence of his William Hill PDC World Darts Championship title tonight (Thursday), will bring the best out of himself.

The Offie nominated actor CJ de Mooi will be playing one of Christmas' most renowned grumpy characters, Scrooge in Brookside Theatre's Christmas musical.

You might forgive Emily Defroand for cursing her timing when she arrived on the British hockey scene just months after Team GB claimed their ground-breaking gold at Rio 2016.

When the fighting ended in November 1918, Havering's prisoners of war came home. As Prof Ged Martin reports, many had suffered a hard time

Prof Ged Martin explains that there was relief rather than rejoicing in Havering when the First World War ended

Four-time Olympian and Great Britain hockey's all-time top goalscorer, Ashley Jackson, has agreed a deal with the Everyone Active Raiders.

Dan Lawrence made his first Specsavers County Championship century in nearly a year to underpin one of Essex's best days with the bat this summer.

Brentwood captain Aaron West pleased his side held their nerve to win by three wickets at Ilford to move back up to third in the Essex League Premier Division.

Ilford (175-9) lost to Brentwood (179-7) by three wickets

With the summer holidays upon us, Prof Ged Martin looks at some day trip ideas within easy reach of Havering

England's hopes of winning the Hockey World Cup on home soil are over following a quarter-final defeat to defending champions the Netherlands.

England's Laura Unsworth is looking forward to facing the Netherlands in their Vitality World Cup quarter-final at the Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre tonight (Thursday, 8.15pm).

England will take on world number one the Netherlands in the last eight of the Vitality Women's World Cup on Thursday, after beating South Korea in their crossover match at Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre.

England's Hollie Pearne-Webb felt they were deserving winners against Ireland in the Vitality Women's Hockey World Cup at the Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre on Sunday.

More World Cup action, more late drama as darkhorses Belgium come from two goals down to snatch an injury-time win over plucky Japan.

Read our World Cup blog over the coming weeks. Lane Dias reviews one of the last 16 ties on day 19 of the tournament

The captain has missed the last two games through suspension while opener Browne hasn't played since the start of May against Yorkshire

The Spurs forward discussed the key quality instilled in the group since the Three Lions boss took charge of the team

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