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Police investigate rape at Raphael’s Park in Romford.

A crime scene was put in place at Raphael's Park in Romford following allegations of a rape.

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Hornchurch mother’s campaign to raise awareness of hidden disabilities.

A Hornchurch mother whose five year old daughter suffers with juvenile arthritis is hoping to raise awareness of the condition after receiving many challenging comments from the community.

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‘We know that she will be the active MP that Dagenham and Rainham needs’.

Beam Park Councillors Trevor Mckeever and Matt Stanton have written to their new Member of Parliament, Margaret Mullane MP, to congratulate her on her election victory, and to pass on the priorities of local residents to their parliamentary representative.

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Havering Joint Task Force officers high success rate.

Havering Joint Task Force officers have an outstanding record of success across the borough. The council funded officers led by Sergeant Tanner are very proactive across Havering and tackle vehicle theft, anti social behaviour and burglaries.

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Havering Councillors visit Family Centre site.

Councillor Paul McGeary, Cabinet Lead for Housing and Property and Gooshays Ward Councillor, later joined by Cllr Keith Darvill and Cllr Mandy Anderson, recently visited the construction site at the new Family Welcome Centre in Harold Hill, as part of the ‘Meet the Builder’ session with local re...

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Safer Neighbourhood Teams in Barking and Dagenham to launch their ‘Meet Your Street’ campaign.

Under the ‘Meet Your Street’, the teams will be visiting one street, or multiple streets each week in their wards to engage with the local residents and businesses, taking enforcement action, engaging in a local way and offering crime prevention advice and relevant support.

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Man jailed for Romford rape after swift intervention by police officers.

On Sunday 16 July 2023, Price met a woman and exchanged details with her. Within a matter of days of meeting her, the abuse started. Price punched her repeatedly, bit her, and subjected her to various other attacks and threats. As well as these attacks, he also raped her.

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The Range to open with temporary entrance following car crash.

Romford store The Range, will re-open this morning with a temporary entrance for customers following yesterday's car incident.

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BREAKING: Car ploughs into the front of a store at Brewery Shopping Centre.

A car has driven into the front of The Range, at the Brewery Shopping Centre in Romford.

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Harold Hill Deer Aid help save two abandoned pigs left in Billericay.

Over the last week, Harold Hill Deer Aid have played a part in helping with the safe capture of two beautiful pigs that were abandoned by their previous owners.

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The Ship Cafe donated free pizza’s to help feed their pensioners club.

We had enough pizzas to feed nearly 30 people who also took cooked pizza home, a whole pizza to freeze, a packet of ham and some eggs, all courtesy of John. Oh and not forgetting the sticky toffee pudding they had for dessert!"

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East Area Proactive Team arrest three males after being found with signal scanning devices, grinders and balaclavas.

In the early hours of this morning, East Area Proactive Team were on duty across Romford when they sighted a suspicious vehicle in the area. The three occupants in the vehicle decamped after seeing the police, making off on foot.

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‘It wasn’t until the 11th hour that my local Labour Party reached out in a reasoned argument to win the Green Party vote-too little too late’.

These two local Labour parties have lacked the integrity and the will to champion public health, clean air, disabled children’s rights and more. It is their politically-driven choices that have potentially lost them seats at the parliamentary table here in Havering. 

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‘If you cut our libraries you cut our communities’- Residents and trade unions unite in the battle to save our libraries from closures.

"Our libraries are vital to our communities. Libraries are not just about books, they are warm hubs, they are places people come to study, to see other people, to keep warm, if they can't afford to put the heating on, they are free and for every one.

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‘I feel that it is not an open and honest decision about the future of the libraries and that decisions have already been made’.

My concern from talking to residents in Gidea Park and the surrounding areas is that this appears to residents as a foregone conclusion being explained to them, and secondly that the Council has not sent any written letters to local people and has said you need to pre-register online for the public ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Hero restaurant owners catch robber who targeted multiple business premises across Hornchurch and Romford.

Owners of the popular Italian restaurant ' Umbertos' in Hornchurch, have bravely caught the robber who has struck multiple cafes, takeaways and restaurants across Hornchurch and Romford.

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Summer of celebrations planned for Village Green dedication.

The formal adoption of five much-loved green spaces as Village Greens will see local communities celebrating across Havering throughout the summer.

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South Hornchurch and Beam park officers crack down on anti social behaviour.

South Hornchurch and Beam Park Safer Neighbourhood officers have launched a crackdown on anti social behaviour in the area.

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Havering residents concerns over Labour’s plan to increase housing.

The increase in flat building has raised concerns about the lack of infrastructure to support the number of flats going up.

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‘I will play my part in rebuilding trust by serving the people of Dagenham and Rainham.’

I will be devoting particular attention to the issues of safety on our streets, tackling violent crime and meeting the need for homes that are truly affordable and of good quality for families, building thriving communities where people put down roots for the future.