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Emergency services were called to Larchwood Avenue this morning.

The woman police believe was murdered at her home in Rainham on Friday was a midwife at Queen’s Hospital in Romford, it has been revealed.

Police have confirmed the identities of the two people found dead at a house in Rainham yesterday morning (Friday, January 4) as they continue to appeal for anyone with information about the pair to come forward.

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police’s homicide division are investigating after two people were found dead at an address in Rainham.

Police officers investigating a stabbing near Harold Wood station last night (Thursday, January 3) have confirmed the victim has now been discharged from hospital.

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 driver miraculously escaped uninjured after their car was left completely overturned following a crash in Rainham last night (Thursday, December 27).

A disgraced former police officer who was jailed for blackmailing prostitutes worked at Queen’s Hospital for a year after getting out of prison and never underwent a compulsory background check, the Recorder can reveal.

There was a huge police presence in Collier Row last night as four men were arrested on suspicion of drug offences following a car chase.

A new task force focussing on robbery in the tri-borough is to be launched and there have been no cases of moped thieves being rammed off their bikes in the area according to commander Jason Gwillim.

Violent moped and motorbike-related crime is a scourge on our streets.

A man believed to be in his 20s has been taken to hospital after reportedly being attacked with a baseball bat.

A 69-year-old man has been arrested after a cache of guns was discovered at a Hornchurch home last week.

The Metropolitan Police are warning internet shoppers across east London to stay alert and avoid being a victim of fraud ahead of one of the busiest days of the year for online shopping.

A number of police cars urgently sped to a street in Romford town centre this morning (Wednesday, November 20), after an officer mistakenly pressed an emergency alarm.

Police investigating the stabbing in outside Lidl in Romford town centre earlier today (Tuesday, November 20) have confirmed the victim is in a stable condition in hospital.

London’s Air Ambulance reportedly landed in Upminster Park this afternoon after a man suffered a medical emergency in the town centre.

Two drivers have been taken to hospital after a crash at a junction of the A12 in Romford saw emergency services close the road today (Monday, November 12).

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

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Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

A Goodmayes man and his accomplice have been jailed for a combined total of almost seven years after targeting online car sellers across Havering, Redbridge and Newham to steal vehicles during a nine-month crime spree.

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

Police officers searched a number of Tube stations in Havering this afternoon (Tuesday, September 25), after being alerted to a group of men armed with knives in Hornchurch.

A five-car collision on the A13 in Rainham is causing lengthy delays on the eastbound carriageway while emergency services respond to the incident.

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