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  1. Schoolchildren burning their books on the last day of term cut off power to 135,000 homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Daily Mail

    Schoolchildren burning their books on the last day of term spark huge fire cutting off power to 135,000 homes Schoolchildren have been blamed for plunging 135,000 homes into darkness after sparking a huge fire when they burned their books on the last day of term. The blaze had a devastating impact across one of the country's most densely-populated areas as houses, shops and offices in south Essex and east London were left without electricity.

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  2. Huge fire which cut power to 135,000 homes sparked 'by school kids burning books'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Mirror.co.uk

    Dozens of school pupils accused of burning their books sparked a huge fire which blacked out 135,000 homes and buildings, it emerged last night. The blaze had a devastating impact across south Essex and east London after the tearaways torched their school books on the last day of the summer term.

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  3. Upminster fire power cut hit 135,000 buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Romford Recorder

    Power was wiped out in 135,000 buildings across Havering and Essex yesterday when a fire spread to electrical cables. The power outage lasted almost 30 minutes, causing chaos as buildings were evacuated, traffic lights stopped working and water supplies were cut off.

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  4. Romford Pictures: Elm Park draws in crowds for 80th birthday celebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Romford Recorder

    Zoe Barden, seven, Phoebe Kenny, six, and Rachel Barden, five, enjoying the 80th birthday celebrations in Elm Park. Picture: Isabel Infantes Organised by the Elm Park Regeneration Partnership, the anniversary celebration saw residents, many of whom were aged 80 and above, enjoy tea and cake at community hubs.

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  5. In the HylandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | Newham Recorder

    What matters is the contextual significance and the way in which the mood and focus of the side has now shifted. It is a captain's duty to present an optimistic list of expectations for the season, yet, to sift through the public relations jargon is often to expose a quite startling heap of unwelcome detritus.

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  6. Youngsters will take to the stage in this year's Thameside Theatre pantomime Sleeping BeautyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Maldonandburnham Standard

    Local children will be treading the boards at the Thameside Theatre in this year's pantomime Sleeping Beauty, starring Jeff Brazier as the handsome prince. Auditions recently took part for the panto, which will run from December 4 until January 3 and many local children and young adults were chosen to be in the cast.

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  7. Application for new development at Dovers Corner in RainhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Romford Recorder

    An application to build 396 homes has been submitted to the council ahead of the new housing zone in the south of the borough. Havering has the second highest number of vehicles per household of all London boroughs - raising concerns about levels of air pollution.

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  8. Essex Bookkeepers Discuss Underinsurance Warning for BusinessesRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 11 | PR Log

    The Building Cost Information Service, part of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, has announced that close to 80% of UK commercial properties could be underinsured for rebuild costs by as much as 60% PRLog - July 11, 2015 - RAINHAM, U.K. -- For a property worth A 500,000, 60% under-insurance would mean a shortfall of A 300,000: a very worrying thought. The problem could stem from the fact that during an economic downturn, business owners tend to assume their properties have remained stagnant in value.

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  9. Heroics of Hornchurch's Battle of Britain pilots remembered 75 years onRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | Romford Recorder

    The daring and heroic exploits of our pilots during the Battle of Britain have become ingrained in history, with the men's bravery laid bare in Winston Churchill's famous speech thanking the "Few". Historian and author Richard Smith, 58, of Theydon Gardens, Rainham, said: "The Germans had taken over France and the only thing stopping them invading Britain was the Channel, where we retreated from Dunkirk.

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  10. 'I miss him so much' - grief-stricken mum of Ilford crash victim pays tributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Ilford Recorder

    A grief-stricken mum has paid tribute to her "fun-loving" son after he died in a car crash last week. "He's my son, he's only 21 - he would have had his degree after three years of work - he worked so hard.

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  11. Grays man jailed for stealing jewellery including RolexRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Braintree and Witham Times

    A BURGLAR who jumped out of a window to escape police after stealing a Rolex watch has been jailed for four and a half years. Williams, of South View Road, Grays was found guilty of burgling a house in Peterborough on October 17 last year.

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  12. Rainham fire: 80 firefighters sent to tackle blaze at pallet yardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies The London Fire Brigade were called to the yard on East Hall Lane, Rainham, at around 8pm, where a large stack of pallets and an out building are ablaze.

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  13. Are young people ready for the world of business? Business leaders...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Kent Online

    "Everything that they have said is wrong," said the chief executive of Brook Learning Trust, which runs Ebbsfleet Academy in Swanscombe, High Weald Academy in Cranbrook and Hayesbrook School in Tonbridge. The outburst was directed at the panel assembled by the Federation of Small Businesses , which was discussing the needs of companies trying to benefit from construction of Ebbsfleet garden city, a 15,000-home town between Gravesend and Dartford announced by George Osborne in last year's budget.

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  14. Rainham fire: Massive blaze at pallet yard sends giant plume of smoke across LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Mirror.co.uk

    Dozens of firefighters are battling a massive blaze that has sent thick plumes of smoke billowing across parts of London this evening. More than 80 firefighters are trying to stop the huge blaze at a pallet yard in east London from spreading after it broke out at around 8pm.

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  15. Police chase three people through Brewery shopping centre, RomfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Romford Recorder

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  16. Man, 40, charged after explosives found in Rainham flatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Romford Recorder

    Detectives have today charged a 40-year-old man after explosives were found in a Rainham flat where a gunman was threatening to shoot himself. Mecca Bingo Hall, in Hornchurch, may be sold to property developers after a "very good offer" was made to purchase the site, according to the gaming company.

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  17. Family of missing Rainham 14-year-old "increasingly concerned"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Romford Recorder

    Chicken lovers are in a flap over the closure of Romford's KFC, which has fried it's last thigh as of today. Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

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  18. Concerns for missing Rainham teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Romford Recorder

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  19. Police want witnesses to fatal Rainham collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Romford Recorder

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  20. Two broken down cars causing delays at Dartford TunnelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | News Shopper

    The first caused the closure of a lane in the tunnel, affecting the A282 anticlockwise between the juntion 1A of the M25 , for Erith and Swanscombe, and 30, towards London and Rainham. Meanwhile another broken down car between junction 2 of the A2, for the Darenth Interchange, and junction 1B for Princes Road, has added to the problem.

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