Billy Gordon

Havering Sports Council’s sports award winners for 2018 were revealed at their annual presentation night, sponsored by McDonald’s Restaurants of Romford at Upminster Golf Club.

Newly-appointed Shenfield cricket captain Roy Smith is excited by the challenge of trying to get his new side back into the Shepherd Neame Essex League Premier Division.

Shenfield Cricket Club have announced that Roy Smith will return to the club and be their captain in 2019.

The Harrow Lodge Park club are eager to make this memorable campaign the start of a dynasty

Hornchurch’s former captain praised Billy Gordon and the signing of Muhammad Irfan

Hornchurch right-arm fast bowler Mehad Khan says it was a huge achievement for the club to finish the season as treble winners, writes Jacob Ranson.

Former England spinner Monty Panesar says despite winning an Essex League treble with Hornchurch the best part of the season has been the team spirit.

The former captain expressed his desire to continue playing after enjoying the 2018 campaign

Hornchurch ended a historic campaign with a three-wicket defeat to Billericay last weekend

Darren Ironside hit a superb unbeaten 169 to see Billericay get the better of Shepherd Neame Essex League Premier Division champions Hornchurch on the final day of the 2018 season.

Hornchurch were crowned Shepherd Neame Essex League Premier Division champions after a seven-wicket victory against near rivals Wanstead & Snaresbrook to complete a treble-winning season.

Hornchurch bagged the treble by securing their first-ever Shepherd Neame Essex League Premier Division title with a seven wicket victory against nearest rivals Wanstead last weekend.

Hornchurch beat nearest rivals Wanstead by seven wickets at Harrow Lodge Park to claim their first-ever Shepherd Neame Essex League Premier Division title in style.

The Harrow Lodge Park club will be out to win against the Herons this weekend

The Harrow Lodge Park club secured their second piece of silverware earlier this week

Hornchurch completed an Essex League cup double with success over Belhus at Garon Park on Bank Holiday Monday.

The Essex League Premier Division leaders will seek to win another trophy later this afternoon

Hornchurch maintained their 14-point lead at the top of the Shepherd Neame Essex League Premier Division table with victory over Ilford at Valentines Park.

Billy Gordon’s men visit Valentines Park on Saturday before taking on Belhus in the League Cup final on Monday

Hornchurch comfortably defeated Chelmsford on Saturday before holding their nerve to see off Brentwood

Hornchurch moved 14 points clear at the top of the Shepherd Neame Essex League Premier Division table with a comfortable victory over 2017 champions Chelmsford.

After entertaining Chelmsford on Saturday, Hornchurch will host Brentwood a day later in the League Cup semi-finals

Brentwood captain Aaron West is keen to have a strong finish to the season by progressing to the cup final and achieving an unbeaten end to the league campaign.

The Harrow Lodge Park club remain top of the table and the captain praised Ronnie Saunders’ efforts this year

Hornchurch (149-4) beat Chingford (146 a/o) by six wickets


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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