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St Francis Hospice 30for30: Founder Joan Matthews spent her final...
As we continue our 30for30 appeal we profile its founder Joan Matthews and discover how the hospice all started with a five pound note.
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Fri Mar 14, 2014
MP Angela Watkinson drops into Havering Sixth Form College
The audience at the Hornchurch site in Wingletye Lane found the Hornchurch and Upminster representative's talk fascinating and a good insight into a career working in Parliament.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Havering Council steps up campaign to find more foster carers for teens
It wants to get away from the idea that only a certain sector of society can take children into their home.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Havering smokers urged to kick the habit
Dr Atul Aggarwal, chair of Havering Clinical Commissioning Group, explained that it is one of the "biggest preventable causes of premature death in our borough."
Romford Pictures: Havering's first ever Commonwealth service takes place
The Queen and other members of the Royal Family mark Commonwealth Day at Westminster Abbey, but on Sunday, for the first time ever, Havering hosted its own celebration.
Years running Queen's Hospital and King George 'most challenging' of trust chief's career
Averil Dongworth has said her three years at the trust behind King George Hospital and Queen's Hospital have been the "most challenging" of her career.
Drunk driver was speeding 'like Fast and Furious' when he killed...
A drunk, speeding driver, who a witness said had been road racing like he was in The Fast and the Furious film, killed a teenager who "had everything to live for", an inquest heard on Friday.
Drunk grandfather killed beauty student, 16, and himself when his...
Drunk grandfather killed beauty student, 16, and himself when his Transit van mounted kerb at 40mph during race with car 'like a scene from The Fast And The Furious' A drunk Ford Transit driver was racing a car in a scene witnesses likened to 'The Fast and the Furious' films when he mounted the kerb and killed a 16-year-old girl, an inquest has ... (more)
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Police are searching for a man in connection with a Hornchurch burglary
Ionut Stoian is wanted for questioning over the burglary which took place at Station Lane, Hornchurch, over the weekend starting May 18 last year.
Exclusive: BHRUT chief executive Averil Dongworth resigns
Averil Dongworth, the chief executive of Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust has resigned as the troubled trust goes through special measures.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Struck blind at 23 Steven must navigate life's barriers to regain his independence
Steven Eaton from Romford was struck blind last year. He is having trouble getting the help he needs as there is only one woman working for the whole of Havering supporting blind people.
British firm wins A 150m contract to upgrade Havering stations for Crossrail
Berkshire-based firm Costain will carry out the works on the line from Stratford to Shenfield starting later this year.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
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.
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)