Arctic star for sailor, 95, who was denied a medal because MoD thought he was dead
WWII hero Leslie Claydon, 95, proudly wears his Arctic Star medal which he had been denied because the MoD thought he was dead Leslie Claydon, 95, has just been presented with the Arctic Star almost a year after many other Second World War veterans.
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Nostalgia: Havering in history on March 7, 1954, 1974 and 1994
A court has blamed the parents of a 17-year-old girl for the "downfall" that led to her court appearance.
Liverpool Street trains cancelled due to signal problems
Ongoing signalling problems affecting platforms 15 to 18 mean that a number of services on the Liverpool Street to Shenfield line have been cancelled.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
A&E like war zone, says Queen's Hospital doctor
Working as an A&E doctor is like being a medic in a war zone, according to one emergency unit locum at Queen's Hospital.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Chance to praise Havering mothers
The annual day where sons and daughters thanks their mums for bringing them up and setting them on their way in life is on Sunday, March 30 this year and we want to hear from you.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
East London and West Essex Guardian Series: King George Hospital
Sir Peter Dixon resigned from his position as chair of Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospital NHS Trust as of February 21, with Dr Maureen Dalziel called in to replace him as interim chair from February 24. The trust runs King George Hospital, in Goodmayes, and Queen's Hospital, in Romford, both of which were the subject of a Care ... (more)
Mon Mar 03, 2014
'Perfect' or an 'abomination'? What do you think of the new Rainham Library?
They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder but rarely has how something looks divided opinion so strongly than Rainham's under-construction library.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Shop vacancy rates are down and things are looking up in Havering
Derelict towns and boarded up shops have painted a picture of modern Britain over the last few years, as businesses struggled with the recession and lack of consumer spending.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Hornchurch mother denied parking bay as son 'not disabled enough'
A mother whose son cannot walk and has the mental age of a toddler has been denied a disabled parking bay close to her home because Havering Council said her son does not meet the "national criteria".
Businessman slams Havering police over inaction after discovering expletive scratched into car bonnet
The owner of a six-month-old, 40,000 Audi was "livid" when he discovered an expletive had been keyed into the car's bonnet - and even more so when he was told by police within hours that the investigation into the crime was closed.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Rainham man pleads guilty to animal cruelty charges
A man who kept cats in horrendous conditions at his home, leading to the death of two, has pleaded guilty to animal cruelty charges.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Measures introduced to stop problem patients drinking alcoholic hand gels at Queen's Hospital
Hand gel drunks attempting to get inebriated on sanitizing solution have become "more of an issue" in recent years, the Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Trust has said.
Wanted: Do you know any of these men believed to be in the Havering area?
Anyone who has information concerning the whereabouts of any of them should contact the police fugitive desk on 01708 779215 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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East London University Technical College (ELUTEC) has Ford support
Ford is making a contribution for A 322,000 for a new University Technical College.
Arson attacks down 92 per cent in Havering
Fires caused by arson are down by 92 per cent in Havering over the last decade, according to figures released today by London Fire Brigade.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Hospital radio station celebrates 50 years of broadcasting in Havering
After lifting the moods of patients for half a century, a hospital radio station has celebrated its birthday by launching a new online web-stream.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Nostalgia: Havering in history on February 21, 1954, 1974 and 1994
A 78-year-old baker died after falling down the stairs of a toilet near Romford Market, an inquest heard.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Police searching for man in connection with Hornchurch road rage attack
Havering police want to speak to this man in connection with a serious assault that took place on January 9 in Hornchurch.