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BREAKING: Stolen car collides with tree and ends up in Rainham school playing field, three arrested.

Lambs Lane South was closed this morning after a car collided with a tree and landed up in a school playing field.

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Romford MP unveils statue of murdered friend and fellow MP Sir David Amess in moving tribute.

The Member of Parliament for Romford Andrew Rosindell yesterday, Thursday 11 April unveiled a special statue of his murdered friend and fellow MP Sir David Amess on the Southend seafront.

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Silence-A powerful new play at the Queen’s Theatre.

A young couple played by the wonderfully engaging Tia Dutt and Aaron Gill, defy a colonialist history built on destructive division by seeking to combine their individual heritages. They end up questioning the very narrative that people with different Indian religious backgrounds really...

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Police launch investigation following fire in Romford church hall.

Ten fire engines and around 70 firefighters responded to a fire in a disused church hall on St Andrews Road in Romford overnight (11 April). 

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Police secure Bateman and Heenan closure order extension.

Police officers in Barking have secured the Heenan and Bateman Close closure order extension, granted for an additional three months. This is good news for the area and is a result of the joint working between police and local authority colleagues.

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Havering Council report identifies pockets of deprivation as people struggling to afford their heating bills may have a direct impact on their health and wellbeing, council warns.

A report produced by Havering  Council has identified “significant pockets of deprivation” where residents face considerably lower life expectancies than other wards.

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St Andrew’s Ward Councillors unveil restored Hornchurch War Memorial.

The three St Andrew's ward Councillors yesterday Thursday 11 April, proudly unveiled the restored Hornchurch War Memorial. Councillors Paul Middleton,Gerry O' Sullivan and Bryan Vincent were joined by Carole Barratt the Chair of Hornchurch British Legion in front of the new memorial.

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Couple receive horrendous homophobic abuse as they continue to wait over three years for Council to evict abusive neighbour.

She has called us some awful names such as gay c**ts, batty boys and many others. It has been terrible

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Romford Town officers arrest woman with over £300 of stolen goods and two Freedom Passes taken from pensioners.

Romford Town officers yesterday Thursday 11 April, arrested a woman who was caught with over £300 worth of stolen goods.

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Fire destroys parts of disused parish church in Romford.

A fire broke out in a disused parish church on St Andrews Road in Romford in the early hours of this morning.

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‘Bearfest’ music festival to be held in memory of Hornchurch dad.

On 5 May a special music festival is taking place at the Railway pub in Hornchurch in memory of much loved dad Martin Peake

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Havering Council poised to sell off car parks in a bid to plug budget gap.

Havering Council is poised to sell off six carparks to its own holdings company in a bid to plug its budget gap.

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EXCLUSIVE: Community gathers together to help mum look for car involved in hit and run incident.

"I had to swerve as I saw the car deliberately heading towards me and despite swerving, it hit me full on. We landed up near somebody's garden, with parts of my car and their car in the middle of the road and debris everywhere. The other car drove off even though I had parts of it under my car.

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Armed robbery at Hornchurch Post Office leaves two people injured.

A man brandishing a knife threatened staff at a post office/store in Hornchurch, leaving with a quantity of cash.

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Shoezone opens its doors in Romford

A new shoezone store has opened at The Mercury shopping centre in Romford, offering a wide range of footwear for the whole family, including popular brands like Skechers and Kickers. With a focus on low prices and high quality, the store provides a convenient and versatile shopping experience, inclu...

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The Habbit Factory celebrates its 20 birthday as they unveil ‘Our Story’ a special production at the Queen’s Theatre.

The Habbit Factory is an Inclusive Theatre Charity based in Havering and on 9 April they celebrated their 20th Birthday. 

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Public consultation launched on the next phase of the Harold Hill Regeneration.

Havering Council and its partner developer Wates have launched a public consultation on plans to bring forward new affordable homes on Chippenham Road, heralding a significant milestone in the ongoing revitalisation of Harold Hill.

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Parents of SEND children state desperate emails and phone calls have been completely ignored, and their concerns dismissed by the council. Councillors insist they do not underestimate these feelings and are committed to making the right changes.

We have been reminded again and again by the council that there is a considerable demographic of children in Havering, and that there is an increase in children with disabilities

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ROCKET PADEL BLASTS OFF IN ILFORD

Rocket Padel, London's largest indoor padel center, has garnered immediate praise from players and professionals. With state-of-the-art facilities, panoramic courts, and amenities, it aims to cater to padel enthusiasts at all levels. The club emphasizes health and wellbeing, offering coaching progra...

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Havering police warn residents to be vigilant following possible car parking scams across the borough.

Police officers in Havering are warning residents to be alert following possible scams across our car parks. Officers will be working with numerous car parks and the signage in a bid to stop scammers.