Business: Rainham businesswoman launches downsizing service for baby boomers
When children fly the nest, or retirement prompts a move to the countryside, the stresses of the moving process can often act as a barrier.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
London's least used stationsNo 7: Emerson ParkYou have to wonder how Emerson Park station survives.
Yobs break into Bedfords Park walled garden and set fire to wooden bench
Mindless yobs vandalised a nature reserve's 18th century walled garden and set fire to a carved wooden bench during a late night onslaught.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Newham mayor Sir Robin Wales: Havering deserves 'better quality' councillor than Cllr Jeff Tucker
Havering needs a "better quality" of councillor than Cllr Jeff Tucker, according to The Mayor of Newham, Sir Robin Wales.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Surgeon removed ovary by mistake
A pregnant woman suffering from appendicitis died on the operating table weeks after a surgeon mistakenly removed her ovary instead of her appendix, medical watchdogs heard.
GPs to be available for extended hours in Havering thanks to government grant
The money is being put towards the extended hours, reducing waiting times, new ways of contacting surgeries and giving people with complex health problems a dedicated team including a GP, practice nurse and consultant to improve care.
St Francis Hospice 30for30: How you can help
To mark Saint Francis Hospice's 30th anniversary, we are trying to raise 30,000 to help them continue their incredible work.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Writer's childhood in Havering inspires book
A writer has published a novel about growing up in 1960s Havering in a world of changing fashion, music - and violence.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Romford political stalwart Alby Tebbutt to run as Ukip councillor
Former Conservative fireband Alby Tebbutt will return to politics and join the Mayor of Havering at Ukip, and says he will "wipe the Romford Conservative Association off the face of the Earth."
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Woman hospitalised after failed mugging in Harold Wood; police release efit
Detectives have released an efit of a man they are hunting after a lone woman was punched repeatedly as she walked through woodland.
Where is he? Police hunt man who 'broke woman's cheekbone' in Brentwood assault
Police are hunting a man wanted in connection with a serious assault in Brentwoood in which a woman was left with a fractured cheekbone.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Councillor triumphs in Romford Snooker Club charity match
Cllr Robert "Shooter" Benham defeated Bob "The Don" Perry three frames to two in a fundraiser for the Rainbow Trust, held at the famous Romford Snooker Club.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Havering students dress to impress in budget fashion show
Joanna Olasoji, 18, and her twin sister Susanna, Eni Jimoh, 20, Patrick Thompson, 18, Fazeela Butt, 21 and Jake Prior, 17 College students have taken on a challenge to dress on a budget for an eco fashion show - in which they donned only second-hand clothes.
Man wants recognition for Havering civilians who died in the war
A local history expert will sit outside Havering town hall with large photographs of war time Romford, to try and gain recognition for the civilians who died during the second world war.
'Low level of humanity': Neill Buchel's mum speaks after...
The mum of a father-of-two, whose severed leg was found in a Rush Green lake, has spoken for the first time since police today confirmed they had found the rest of his body.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Conservative Mayor of Havering Cllr Eric Munday defects to Ukip
The Mayor of Havering has defected from the Tories to join Ukip along with other Conservative members therefore losing the party its overall majority.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Youngsters struggling to find work in Havering have been given the opporuntity to embark on a career in the film industry thanks to Cassis Rayner, a youth worker and film-maker with more than 20 years of experience in the industry.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Par-tition launched to save Upminster mini-golf course
At the full council meeting at Havering Town Hall last week, Cllr Clarence Barrett, leader of the Residents' Association, asked for investment in the Hall Lane golf course in Upminster, and assurance that the land will remain as green and open space.
Havering residents have 'tech dread' according to new research
You may have seen this image splashed on the walls of the undergound - but research suggests you won't be joining in with the debate on Twitter.
Gidea Park man discovers "eye watering" difference between...
A Gidea Park resident was shocked after learning about the huge difference between council tax in Havering and other London boroughs.