Harold Wood

Harold Wood Running Club’s Adam Bartlett broke a new record as he became the first-ever member to finish first at a park run.

The story of a woman’s incredible journey transitioning from a man to a woman in the 80s is the focus of a heartwarming play written by two sisters from east London, this LGBT History Month.

Grateful parents from Harold Wood presented £250 to the hospital that looked after their son when he was born prematurely.

Harold Wood Running Club members didn’t take any rest over the festive period and continued running regularly.

Harold Wood Running Club turned Raphael parkrun green to celebrate the graduation of their final group of Introduction to Running members.

Updated Man hit by train at Romford Station

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Rail services were disrupted after a person was hit by a train at Romford Station.

The chief nurse at the borough’s NHS trust has received her OBE for her services to nursing from Prince William.

A charity which sent a married couple to Havering schools to show pupils what it is like to live in a “normal” home with two adults who are in a long-term committed relationship is hoping to raise money to vist even more schools in the borough.

The family of a seven-year-old boy who died at a Harold Wood pub have thanked the community for its support and said that it has been the ‘worst time of our lives’.

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

Can you spot yourself in our gallery?

More than 200 people paid their respects to fallen war heroes at the first Remembrance service held at the new memorial in Harold Wood.

Prof Ged Martin explains that there was relief rather than rejoicing in Havering when the First World War ended

Walk-in services will be closing at South Hornchurch Health Centre.

Residents across the borough will be gathering at Remembrance services this weekend to honour those who sacrificed themselves during the First World War.

A new memorial statue to honour fallen war heroes has been erected in Harold Wood.

A make-up artist from Harold Wood has written a book encompassing her experiences of being single at Christmas.

Former leader of Havering Council and councillor, admired for his “dedication and commitment”, Steven Kelly, has died.

Are you going to a fireworks display in Havering this week? If you’ve not got any plans yet have a look at our list of what to do!

Harold Wood Running Club’s Linda Day finished second woman at the Thurrock 10k on Sunday.

A volunteer at a Romford garden saw his massive pumpkin secure the top prize at a competition.

Harold Wood Running Club members turned out at multiple park runs in force this week.

Gallows Corner has been an ongoing headache for the people of Romford, Harold Hill, Harold Wood and Hornchurch for decades!

Harold Wood Running Club had over 200 entries for their charity five-mile run, which was started by Sir Trevor Brooking.


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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