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7 hrs ago | Ilford Recorder

Society member who fundraised for Barkingside charity Barnardo's over 12 months hands over A 88,000

A woman has raised more than 80,000 for a children's organisation after selecting it as her charity of the year.

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11 hrs ago | Romford Recorder

Tributes paid to football fan Jack Gatcliffe killed by train at Romford station

The family of a "big hearted" football fan have led tributes to him after he was hit by a train and killed.

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15 hrs ago | Romford Recorder

Men from Havering jailed for their part in a plot to import cocaine in containers of exotic fruit

Two Havering men, who were members of a team that tried to bring 26 kilos of cocaine into the UK concealed in a containers of exotic fruit, are serving 20-year prison sentences.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Greater London County, England, Food, United Kingdom, Essex County, England

15 hrs ago | Romford Recorder

Royal Mail to deliver post in Havering this Sunday

Nearby delivery offices in Grays, Ilford and Dagenham will be among 100 nationwide to open specially for the trial, which is aimed at making things easier for online shoppers.

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19 hrs ago | Romford Recorder

Residents could be handed power to force double yellow lines review

Members of the public could soon get the power to challenge Havering Council over double yellow lines and parking charges.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Romford Recorder

Grandmother pulls on her running shoes to raise cash for charity on 60th birthday

For most people a 60th birthday celebration might include a meal with friends, a holiday or simply a nice relaxing day, but not for Tesco Community Champion, Lesley Davey, who went on a 10k run to raise money for Diabetes UK.

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LBC 97.3

London House Prices Ten Times Average Income

Research by the TUC found that in 1997 just over a quarter of boroughs had house prices more than five times the average local salary - but by last year every borough had exceeded that ratio.

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Guardian-series.co.uk

Troubled hospitals trust to hold AGM

The public will have the opportunity to question Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust board members at the meeting on Wednesday, which will be held between 6pm and 8pm in the lecture theatre at King George Hospital in Goodmayes.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Romford Recorder

Whole road given illegal parking fines after contractor mishap

Residents in Rush Green Road have been fined illegal parking tickets for parking outside of their houses, after a contractor missed out their road when painting on new parking bays as part of a scheme introduced by the council.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Ilford Recorder

Council budget: Services at risk as Havering Council aims to make drastic spending cuts

Libraries, social care, youth services and cultural facilities are all be under fire as the council works to make 60million of savings over four years.

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Related Topix: Greater London County, England, United Kingdom, Libraries

Romford Recorder

'Disgraceful' decision to allow no affordable homes at new development

A proposal to build 34 flats, none of which will be affordable, has been ushered through by the council - despite its own target to make 50 per cent of new builds affordable.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Romford Recorder

Hornchurch Gardening Society raises A 3k for St Francis Hospice at Havering Show

A vegetable and plant display survived the Sunday's shine and Monday's downpour to raise nearly 3,000 for St Francis Hospice.

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Related Topix: Greater London County, England, United Kingdom, Home Gardening, Home, Weather, Essex County, England

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Romford Recorder

Havering Show: Highs and lows as torrential rain follows record-breaking turnout

This year's Havering Show has experienced highs and lows as yesterday's record-breaking numbers were followed by torrential rain today.

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Related Topix: Weather, Greater London County, England, United Kingdom,

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Romford Recorder

St Francis Hospice quizzers buy answers from Egghead

Brainy fundraisers took part in an unorthodox charity quiz, buying answers from a member of television pub-quiz supergroup Eggheads when they got stuck.

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Related Topix: Greater London County, England, United Kingdom, Game Show, Television, Entertainment

Romford Recorder

Havering's hidden homeless problem

Stacey Muskett and Steve Moody have lived in the hostel with their two young children for four months.

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Romford Recorder

Hornchurch widow, 88, appeals for witnesses after two burglaries this month

Police are warning the elderly to be wary after an 88-year-old woman was conned and robbed by doorstep thieves twice this month.

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Romford Recorder

Cells unlocked at Hornchuch Police Station open day

Dozens of children were cuffed and shown the inside of a cell this week - but it was all in the name of fun.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Romford Recorder

Havering GCSEs 2014: Sanders School

Among the successful students at the school, in Suttons Lane, Hornchurch, was Joeley Williams who achieved 3 A*, 6 A and 3 B grades and is going to study at Colchester Grammar School.

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Romford Recorder

Havering GCSEs 2014: Sacred Heart of Mary Girls' School

Promising pupils have been named as this year's top achievers at a school despite a dip in GCSE results.

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Romford Recorder

Havering GCSEs 2014: Redden Court School

Midnight Millett-Bangs, 16, Alexandra Born, 16, and Nadia Bhatti, 16, at Redden Court school in Harold Wood.

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