Harold Hill

A green open space is at risk of being concreted over as another application to build more homes has been submitted.

A Harold Hill parent support group joined a national campaign calling for equal opportunities for people with Down's syndrome.

A knife-wielding thug who carried out a string of violent knifepoint robberies targeting young women and an 84-year-old across Havering and Ilford, has been jailed for 35 years.

A serial armed robber from Harold Hill, who targeted shops across Essex has been jailed for 10 years.

A number of shops in and around Harold Hill have taken knives off their shelves after the death of teenager Jodie Chesney.

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

A teenager has been stabbed outside a Havering College of Further and Higher Education campus.

Funding for the Chafford Sports Complex will end in June following a decision by Havering Council.

Eight fire engines and around 60 firefighters were called to a blaze at a caravan and motor home storage site in Upminster.

A six-year-old girl from Harold Hill raised money for the Children's Society after reading in a book at school about others that are less fortunate than herself.

Family, friends and members of the public are to light candles, set off balloons and pay their respects to Jodie Chesney at a vigil held in her memory tonight

Purple flowers have been planted in memory of Jodie Chesney in the park where she was stabbed to death.

Tributes have been paid, not only by the community but by people across the world, to 17-year-old Jodie Chesney who sadly died after she was stabbed in a park two weeks ago.

A 16-year-old boy is the second person charged with the murder of Jodie Chesney.

The fatal stabbing of Jodie Chesney in Amy's Park, Harold Hill, on Friday night has shocked the borough and the whole country.

A man has been charged with the murder of Jodie Chesney.

More than 50 knives have been surrendered at police deposit boxes after two young people were fatally stabbed in Ilford and Harold Hill.

Residents are planning on turning Harold Hill purple with bows, ribbons and flowers in memory of Jodie Chesney who was stabbed to death in a park.

A thug from Harold Hill who forced his way into a woman's Brentwood home and tied her up while he ransacked it has been jailed for seven and a half years.

Havering Council has said two football pitches in Harold Hill that residents claim cost more than £100,000 to create, will longer going be used.

A woman was taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation following a house fire in Harold Hill.

Harold Hill students donated £1,000 to the Harold Hill foodbank after they won an entreprenurial competition.

Noak Hill residents are furious after police 'destroyed' their homes in a raid as officers were hunting for guns and drugs.

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.

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Leaders are Readers is a specialist tuition centre that teaches children to read, write, learn maths and excel at English. They run Saturday, summer and winter schools for children aged 3 - 12.

As the dust settles from the back to school rush, year six pupils and their parents begin to look to the next year ahead and getting prepared for secondary school. Drapers' Academy is also preparing, kicking off with their school Open Evening for next year's Year 7's.

A series of fashion vlogs launched by The Mercury Shopping Centre reveal this year's autumn trends. Discover where you can go to update your wardrobe, and find out how it will cost less than you think.

With over 40 stores in the mall for you to choose from, Gemma Brooks, marketing liaison at The Mercury, helps you find the most popular looks and newest trends.

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