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
Hornchurch teenager a cut above as she is crowned trainee of the year
A teenage hairdresser has displayed expert handywork to be crowned trainee of the year having won an annual soiree competition.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Hornchurch driver hit in the face by his own car bonnet
The last thing you expect to see while driving along an A-road at 60mph is your own bonnet hurtling towards you.
MP Angela Watkinson drops into Havering College
The audience at the Hornchurch campus found the Hornchurch and Upminster representative's talk fascinating and a good insight into a career working in Parliament.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
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
Rainham mum to host dance-a-thon fundraiser for charity supporting her child
A mum will hold a two hour dance-a-thon to raise funds for a charity that is helping her 3-year-old son beat his communication problems.
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.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Hornchurch sailor receives prestigious medal for 15 years of service
Petty Officer Air Engineering Technician Leon Cole, from Hornchurch, received the medal from the head of the navy, admiral Sir George Zambellas at the Culdrose airfield in Cornwall.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Great-grandmother of 'world's slowest police chase' fame banned ...
A great-grandmother once caught up in a 27-mile police chase at speeds of between 10 and 20mph, has again been banned from driving - this time for a hit-and-run at a zebra crossing.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
WW2 veteran and charity volunteer passes away
Day veteran who spent the later years of his life raising many-thousands of pounds for charity has passed away.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Automatic promotion hopes 'hanging in the balance' says Hornchurch boss McFarlane
Hornchurch manager Jimmy McFarlane admitted that Urchins automatic promotions hopes are hanging in the balance following a home defeat to Grays Athletic at the weekend, despite their rivals for the title also losing.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Hornchurch adventurer to cycle to Italy for hospital charity
Two thrillseekers will set off on a thousand-mile journey to Italy in April to raise money for a London hospital.
Shop vacancy rates are down and things are looking up in Havering
Derelict towns and boarded up shops have painted a picture of modern Britain over the last few years, as businesses struggled with the recession and lack of consumer spending.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Nelmes Primary School, Hornchurch, jump for joy after 'Outstanding' Ofsted
Havering Police are appealing for information after a woman was hit in the face by a chocolate cake in Rainham on Saturday morning.
Hornchurch look to stay in promotion race on another derby day
Hornchurch are set to host another local rival in the Ryman Premier Division as Grays visit Bridge Avenue tomorrow - and it is a match they cannot a afford to lose.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Hornchurch mother denied parking bay as son 'not disabled enough'
A mother whose son cannot walk and has the mental age of a toddler has been denied a disabled parking bay close to her home because Havering Council said her son does not meet the "national criteria".
Hornchurch woman offers A 10k reward for return of mother's stolen engagement ring
A woman is offering a 10,000 reward for the return of her mother's "irreplaceable" engagement ring after it was stolen by burglars as she slept.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Wanted: Do you know any of these men believed to be in the Havering area?
Anyone who has information concerning the whereabouts of any of them should contact the police fugitive desk on 01708 779215 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Havering elects two new members of Youth Parliament
At a special town hall event on Friday, Frankie Walker, 16, of Harold Hill, and Tolu Akingbade, 14, of Hornchurch were announced as the voices of young people in the borough.