Havering Streetwatch is appealing for more volunteers to help reduce the amount of crime in the borough, but co-ordinator Sally Miller doesn’t want any “time-wasters”.

The store has been closed since October and now it has been confirmed it will be opening a new store on Hornchurch High Street.

How do you fancy playing a Shakespearean hero or villain - with a twist of Johnny Rotten?

A popular nightclub in the heart of Romford town centre will close next weekend.

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...

More than 950 homes in Upminster were plunged into darkness last night after a power cut in the area.

A Harold Hill chef has turned his burger van into a moving Christmas tree with more than 3,5000 fairy lights.

People say, “Age is nothing but a number.”

A children’s charity granted a special wish to a young boy from Hornchurch by arranging for him to meet West Ham captain Mark Noble.

Owners of independent businesses at The Retailery have been having “sleepless nights” over their future, as it was announced this week that it will close in the new year.

The “heartbreaking” decision to close down The Retailery in 2019 has been announced tonight after being refused necessary funding.

‘It was a real team effort’ - Thousands turn out for first Harold Hill Christmas lights switch organised by the community

I like science fiction. I grew up wearing glasses so I didn’t have much say in the matter.

The tournament at the Copper Box Arena will have London Pulse involved later this month

Maylands Golf Club ran an online competition where you could a free wedding by sharing a Facebook post.

Do you know someone who’s gone “that bit further” in the name of fair play and sportsmanship in grassroots Essex football?

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A Havering care home is trying to raise awareness about dementia by supporting World Alzheimer’s Day.

The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced that tickets for the NBA London Game 2019 featuring the Washington Wizards and the New York Knicks will go on general sale Friday, October 19 at 9am.

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The newly restructured FA Women’s Super League (FA WSL) will kick off an historic season on Sunday (September 9) when it becomes fully professional for the first time.

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In the 1970s, during the early hype of some of the world’s best superheroes such as Spiderman, The Hulk and Captain America, a 10-year-old boy confessed to his mum that it was his dream to one day open his very own comic book store.


Vauxhall has completed its sport utility vehicle range with the third, and largest, Grandland X. We put the SUV, now available at Tony LeVoi in Romford, to the test.

“The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining,” so the saying goes. So if some warm weather is making your conservatory uninhabitable, think about replacing its roof with a flat one and adding a roof lantern instead.

The next step in renewable energy could be right beneath your feet as you walk through a Romford shopping centre.

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