Improvements to NHS blood service to be discussed with Havering patients
NHS blood services will be under the microscope at a series of engagement events to allow residents to offer their opinions.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Sick thieves target Havering women, 88 and 90, in distraction thefts
Sick thieves stole cash from a 90-year-old Romford woman's bedroom on Saturday in a disturbing distraction theft.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Year delay to Romford's first free school announced just weeks before opening
The opening of Romford's first free school - due in three weeks - has been delayed by a year leaving the desperate parents of more than 40 children scrambling for places.
Pair handed court bill of A 2,000 for underage alcohol sale
Two off-licence workers won't be getting a round in anytime soon after being fined for selling alcohol to underage people.
Havering Sixth Form College student's three straight As confirms place at Princeton University
Sixth form students were ripping open their envelopes yesterday to find out how their A-level results would affect their future, with one teen delighted to learn she will be travelling across the pond to study.
Havering's Cllr 'Controversial' talks 'utter nonsense'...
A drugs minister and a parent charity have slammed claims by a controversial Havering councillor that easing drug laws would see people become users to get help - just like single mothers with social housing.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Travellers move into Romford for second time in a week
Travellers have arrived on an open space in Romford less than a week after they were evicted from an area just under two miles away.
Havering A-levels 2014: The Campion School
Staff and students alike are celebrating their fantastic A-level results that they received this morning at The Campion School, in Wingletye Lane, Hornchurch.
Havering A-levels 2014: Coopers' Company and Coborn School
Coopers' Company and Coborn School, in St Mary's Lane, Upminster, were overjoyed to see their overall A-level results increase from last year.
Havering A-levels 2014: Sacred Heart of Mary Girls' School
The head teacher at Sacred Heart of Mary Girls' School in Upminster has paid tribute to its "magnificently committed" staff after A-level results were published today.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Romford MP Andrew Rosindell calls for air strikes in Iraq
Romford MP Andrew Rosindell has called for the UK to take part in "immediate targeted air strikes" in Iraq to prevent the "indiscriminate massacre" of Christian and Yazidi people.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Romford Pictures: Museum exhibition commemorating the sacrifices of Havering soldiers launches
An exhibition paying tribute to the men who fought in the "war to end all wars" was officially unveiled on Saturday.
NHS trust 'fully prepared' against Ebola threat
The NHS Trust that covers Wanstead and Woodford has reassured the public it is "fully prepared" against the threat of the ebola virus if it were to spread to the country.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Travellers move onto green space in Romford
Reports have been received that 12 caravans have moved in near Lilliput Road this afternoon and that they have been served with an eviction notice.
New deputy borough commander for Redbridge aiming to reduce victims...
Engaging with the public and cutting the number of victims of crime are among the top priorities for the newly appointed deputy borough commander for Redbridge.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Young homeless need shelter in Havering
An innovative scheme that places vulnerable young homeless people in spare rooms has issued an urgent call for help in Havering - where it has no support network.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Upminster residents given chance to comment on Old Windmill Hall site plans
Protesters at Havering Town Hall last year attempted to stop plans to sell off the Old Windmill Hall car park A public meeting will be held to allow residents to air their opinions on proposals to redevelop an old hall and car park into apartment buildings.
Man who died at Romford station named as 21-year-old former Bower Park Academy pupil
The man who died when he was hit by a train at Romford station has been identified as a 21-year-old personal trainer who was a former pupil of Bower Park Academy.
Recorder readers disagree with council's decision to approve gypsy and traveller site
Recorder readers have strongly opposed the granting of planning permission for an "established" gypsy and traveller site on Green Belt land in Romford.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Upminster teen to design outfits for London Fashion Week
Models at London Fashion Week will be striking a pose wearing outfits designed by an 18-year-old college student.