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Hundreds tested their knowledge at an annual quiz co-hosted by a snooker champion to raise money for Saint Francis Hospice.

Romford singer Jesy Nelson is taking part in a BBC documentary exploring body image and mental health, because she "wants to make a change and a difference to other people's lives."

BBC will show clash with Reading live under the red button

An awards ceremony celebrating the success and achievements of women in east London once again inspired people from all walks of life.

Vans plastered with the mugshots of men and women wanted in connection with a number of crimes - including burglaries, robberies and violent moped-enabled offences - are set to tour the capital.

"It's the perfect play for people that live locally, they will be able to relate to the story line and all of the characters in one way or another."

A 17-year-old street dancer has had a lot to celebrate as he performed on BBC's The Greatest Dancer just hours after flying back from America where he competed in the world championships.

Prof Ged Martin recalls how a Havering childhood was changed by the advent of television.

A lifelong fan of Aretha Franklin hopes to get audiences in Hornchurch dancing along to the well-known songs of the Queen of Soul.

The famous stags and does that are well known to anyone living in Harold Hill were featured on BBC Winterwatch's final episode of the season, last week.

Members of Upminster Junior School's choir that performed along with 8,000 other children, Tony Hadley from Spandau Ballet and Beverley Knight as part of the Young Voices concert at the O2 Arena are set to appear on BBC news tonight.

For 80 years a Hornchurch charity has been finding ways to connect vulnerable and lonely people to the world through technology.

Stars of BBC 2's Eggheads will be hosting an annual quiz in aid of a worthy cause.

A comedy tour featuring a diverse group of women is heading to a Hornchurch theatre this January.

As we prepare to welcome 2019, The Recorder takes a look at the first six months of the past year, and the biggest stories we have reported on. Tomorrow we'll take a look at the second half of 2018.

A former soldier turned professional singer has released his own Christmas single for the festive season.

There's a reason why people call it the most wonderful time of the year.

The NR F1 Podcast reviews the 2018 Formula 1 season - with Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes top of the pile, plus some exiting developments awaiting in 2019.

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...

An X Factor finalist will be recreating the magic of Adele's music from her three hit albums in Hornchurch.

A band that has performed at the BBC's Children in Need will be performing popular Christmas songs at the Queen's Theatre this December.

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

Bernard Wilding, who used to live at Drummond Road, was last week reminded of when Boro played at Wembley in front of 96,000 spectators

Lakeside Hammers have started a petition as they aim to return to Thurrock.

Christmas is supposed to be a time of merriment spent with loved ones.

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