Thursday May 16
Vintage fair for First Step children's charity to take place in Upminster
Donations will go to Hornchurch charity First Step, which helps families with severely disabled children.
Thursday May 16
Balgores, Upminster, opened by Havering Mayor Cllr Lynden Thorpe
Mayor of Havering Cllr Lynden Thorpe visited Balgores in Station Road, Upminster, to cut the ribbon on May 4. Attractions also included face painting for youngsters, a magician and a champagne reception.
Tue May 14, 2013
Havering church leaders: 'Gay marriage would undermine human stability'
An equality group has slammed a collective of church leaders from Havering who believe "human stability and flourishing would be confused and undermined" if plans to introduce same-sex marriage in Britain go ahead.
McKay century not enough for Chingford Seconds
McKay hit 105, including 20 fours, and was ably supported by Mark Fletcher who scored 41 as Chingford posted 227 with four wickets to spare.
North Ockendon charity golf day raises more than A 3,000 for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Organisers Gareth Gore and Nick Chalkley, whose nine-year-old daughters Hannah and Phoebe have diabetes, held the tournament at the Top Meadow course in Fen Lane on Saturday.
Fri May 10, 2013
Year 12 start-up from Sacred Heart of Mary, Upminster, through to London Young Enterprise final
Last Wednesday, Aurelia, the green-fingered business set up by Year 12 students at Sacred Heart of Mary Girls' School, beat competitors from all over east London to take a place in the regional final in July.
Thu May 09, 2013
Court: Upminster man gets 120 hours' unpaid work for conduct in Hornchurch High Street
Upminster man Patrick Coveney must carry out 120 hours' unpaid work for his conduct in Hornchurch High Street in February.
Wed May 08, 2013
Havering Council activates parking meters in Rainham - thanks to...
I'll drink to that: The new parking meters should help Ali Soyler and Bircan Kussan of Britannia Cafe - pictured with Cllr Jeff Tucker - get more customers through the door Trade in Rainham Village is on the mend after a tough few months - thanks in part to the Recorder's involvement during last week's Shop Local campaign.
Sat May 04, 2013
Romford man jailed for road rage beating
A driver who dragged a man out of his car and beat him senseless in a fit of road rage, has been jailed for six months.
Fri May 03, 2013
Nostalgia: Finding the fields and farms of bygone Havering
Modern map-making in Britain began thanks to war against France between 1793 and 1815.
Wed May 01, 2013
Upminster Costa Coffee shop manager punched for asking rowdy group to leave cafe
A coffee shop manager was left swollen and bruised after being attacked by a group of rowdy men who refused to leave his cafe.
Driver of bulldozer that crushed Barkingside construction worker to death in 2010 in court
The driver of a bulldozer that crushed Barkingside construction worker Mihai Hondru to death in 2010 has appeared in court.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Holiday park to be built in St Mary's Lane, Upminster - provided there's no flood risk
Local residents had raised a number of objections to the application, including the fact that the site in St Mary's Lane borders a working livestock farm.
Havering Council rejects planning application for two-storey house in Emerson Park
Permission to build a two-storey house in Nelmes Way, Emerson Park, was refused at the town hall last week.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Oyster Oddities: How To Travel Through Zone 1 At No Extra Cost
Now that the southern section of the Overground network is open and we have a complete orange orbital, it's possible to travel between Clapham Junction and Highbury & Islington in two different directions: go clockwise through Willesden Junction, a route entirely in Zone 2; or travel anti-clockwise up through Canada Water, a journey which is mostly ... (more)
Tue Apr 23, 2013
'Stolen cars' and 'hazardous waste' found in Upminster raid
Containers loaded with fridges, televisions and computers, and around 15 vehicles, were discovered during the joint operation by the Environment Agency and Essex Police.
Sat Apr 20, 2013
Appeal after boy, 17, brain-damaged in hammer attack in Upminster
The family of a 17-year-old boy left brain-damaged after being brutally beaten with a hammer by a group of men are appealing for help to find his attackers.
Fri Apr 19, 2013
Nostalgia: Havering in history from April 19 in 1993, 1973 and 1953
Police officers raided the King Harold on Station Road and arrested the men. The defendants were also charged with allowing people to stay there while betting was taking place on the premises.