8 hrs ago
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.
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14 hrs ago
Journalists versus Food: Reporters take on hot dog challenge in Romford
Reporters Harry Kemble, Sam Gelder and Robin Cottle take up the Hot dog challenge at the Sun pub in Romford.
14 hrs ago
What makes the perfect pie? Romford pie maker tells all
Ricky Prophet,Terry McDowell, Linda McDowell, Stacy McDowell, Danny Prophet and Lee Kelly outside the family pie and mash shop Since the ancient Egyptians debated how many figs to include in their pies, the battle for perfection has baffled bakers.
18 hrs ago
Costain wins 150m pound Crossrail deal
Engineering and construction company Costain has won a 150m pound deal to build a branch of London's Crossrail project.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Romford couple celebrate their Diamond Anniversary
A couple who had a fairytale meeting when one fell on some stairs and the other reached out and caught her, celebrated 60 years of marriage on Thursday.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
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
Edward Wilson Releases New Poetry Collection
Artists often draw inspiration from their daily life. Whether they are sculptors, painters, filmmakers or another type of artist, the root of the work can generally be traced to a life experience.
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)
Chairman of Romford and Redbridge hospital trust resigns
Sir Peter resigned in the same week that the Recorder revealed that an "improvement director" was appointed to oversee the trust's progress through special measures.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
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
Petition calls for Hornchurch mother with a 'severely' disabled child to be awarded a parking bay
A petition has started in reaction to the council's decision to deny a mother, whose son cannot walk and has the mental age of a toddler, a disabled parking space.
Buses drive "too fast" through Romford
Buses are driving too fast in the area where two elderly men lost their lives in Romford in November, according to one worried worker.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Romford man among 29 in dock for Barkingside Magistrates' Court corruption case
A Romford man was one of 29 people who appeared in court today as part of a huge investigation into alleged corruption and bribery at Barkingside Magistrates' Court.
Abandoned horses found in Stapleford Abbotts
One of them was dead and the other had to be put down 10 days later after being discovered off Horsemanside.
A grieving Rebecca Rigby also branded his killers cowards - saying they cannot call themselves soldiers and compare themselves to people like Lee.
Businessman slams Havering police over inaction after discovering expletive scratched into car bonnet
The owner of a six-month-old, 40,000 Audi was "livid" when he discovered an expletive had been keyed into the car's bonnet - and even more so when he was told by police within hours that the investigation into the crime was closed.
Residents to sleep rough in Romford to raise awareness of homelessness
Sleep Easy, an annual event run by the YMCA, will take place outside the charity's Romford branch in Rush Green Road from 7pm until 6am Saturday.
Young Romford model Baxter Willoughby on the up
For an 11-year-old who seemingly has the world at his feet, Romford youngster Baxter Willoughby is remarkably grounded.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Lee Rigby killers to be sentenced today
Michael Adebolajo, 29, and Michael Adebowale, 22, mowed the young soldier down in a car before hacking him to death in front of horrified onlookers near Woolwich barracks in south-east London on May 22 last year.