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NHS urges Havering residents to donate organs
In Greater London, 76 people died due to the shortage of organs in the last year, while 1,949 are awaiting a transplant.
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Mon Jul 07, 2014
Do you know this man? CCTV appeal launched after children mugged in Romford
Police have released this image of a man they want to question after two children were mugged in the subway under Mercury House in Romford.
Havering Business Awards 2014: Nominees unveiled for Retailer of the Year
We want Recorder readers to decide who deserves to be crowned the winner of the Retailer of the Year category at the Havering Business Awards 2014.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Rainham school's expansion a 'rash decision to meet targets'
Parents have been granted a reprieve on a school expansion that they say will reduce facilities and potentially endanger children.
Queen's Theatre in Hornchurch granted vital Arts Council funding
The show will go on at a popular theatre after it was awarded "vital" funding from Arts Council England this week.
Police appealing for witnesses to fatal Harold Wood crash
A 26-year-old man died after the van he was travelling in collided with a lorry on the Essex-bound stretch of the A12, near to the Brook Street roundabout, before 5.45am.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Unions announce strike action over pay and conditions
Teachers and local government employees are expected to take part in a nationwide strike over pay conditions on July 10. Havering Council has said it can not predict how severely the strike will affect the borough as employees are not required to announce their intentions ahead of the walk out.
Havering organisations out to raise dementia awareness
Deputy Mayor Cllr Barbara Matthews, Joshua Wilson, Kim Wilson, Yvonne Wilson, Derek Wilson, Dr Maurice Sanomi To mark the launch, a special open day was held last week at the Queen's Theatre in Billet Lane, Hornchurch, to promote the group and target more members.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Romford arson probe launched after Mini and Mercedes damaged in Kimberley Avenue fire
An arson probe has been launched after two cars caught fire in Kimberley Avenue, Romford, during the early hours of this morning.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Safety first for Havering pupils in new initiative
More than 1,200 Year 5 and 6 pupils from across Havering are taking part in a Junior Citizen Day aimed at giving them skills to tackle challenges they may meet in life.
Romford Pictures: Crowds line the streets of Romford to cheer armed forces
Armed Forces Day parade through Arcade Place, South Street, the Market and Havering Havering Town Hall.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Romford Pictures: Elm Park community remembers fallen soldier Ian Fisher
As the midday sun shone brightly overhead, a community rose to pay its respects to a soldier who was killed in Afghanistan more than six months ago.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Nostalgia: Havering in history on June 27, 1954, 1974 and 1994
Mothers of children studying at a Catholic hall were defying a government ban on the site supplying cheap school meals by preparing their own.
Crowds will line the streets to mark Armed Forces Day tomorrow
Crowds will line the streets of Romford to pay their respects to the men and woman of the armed forces tomorrow.
Lack of leadership blamed for children being turned away from A&E
A lack of leadershiop and inadequate staff were to blame for children being turned away from King George hospital's accident and emergeny department, it has been revealed.
Havering residents raise fears of 'trophy dogs' after attacks
Police have insisted there is no problem but the Recorder has this week received reports from residents of a series of incidents.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Mother: Why can't my son go to school with eight cousins he lives with?
Katie Garner with her son James and his cousins. James was refused a place in his nearest school even though all his cousins he lives with goes to the school.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Best thing since sliced bread? Havering Council says feed ducks lettuce
Ducks turn their backs as Cllr Melvin Wallace offers a handful of lettuce with Elise Franklin, 3, Jo Allan, and Ollie Hollis, 3. The best thing since sliced bread or just plain quackers? Havering Council is urging residents to feed the birds healthy food such as porridge and lettuce.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Injured Havering people left waiting for ambulances due to lack of resources
A "semi-conscious" eight-year-old boy waited for more than an hour for an ambulance on the same day a man with a broken leg was driven to hospital by a stranger because he could wait no longer.
Sun Jun 22, 2014
East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Andrew Campbell with his receipt and carton of milk.
The Labour group, which took power at last month's election, vowed to end the meetings, which provide an opportunity for people to raise concerns with councillors and have some decision-making powers, to save money.