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Sunday, February 25, 2018
Action group are tackling speeding

Action group are tackling speeding

Residents in Betterton Road, South Hornchurch fear the ongoing problems with speeding cars and dangerous driving will result in death if action is not taken quickly. Prospective Labour Candidate Trevor McKeever, part of the South...
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Romford MP shares memories of Maggie

To mark 100 years of women's suffrage By June 19 1917, the House of Commons had finally voted in favour of votes for women in the Committee Stage of The Representation of People Bill, following...
Dovers Farm Estate Green Group

Dovers Farm Estate Green Group

Save our green Campaigners from the Dovers Farm Estate Green Group received the news last week that their application to make the area of green bordered by New Zealand Way in Rainham into a village...
Tiana Lyn

Appeal for teenager missing since Friday

Police are appealing for help to find a teenage girl who is missing from Havering. Tiana Lyn, 14, was last seen at 11:30hrs on Friday, 16 February. Tiana is described as black and of slim build....
Hasan Ozcan

Two arrested over fatal stabbing in Barking

Both suspects teenagers Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of a teenager in Barking have today arrested two teenagers in connection with his murder. Police were called at approximately 10.11pm on Saturday, February 3, to reports of...
Award Winning Respondit

Double win for Romford web designers at business awards

A small business in Romford won two prestigious business awards last week. Respondit, who design websites, SEO and video, attended the Havering Business Awards at the CEME centre in Rainham on February 8. Managing Director...
Birthday celebrations for Collier Row Co-op

Birthday celebrations for Collier Row Co-op

Local supermarket turns one The Co-op in Collier Row, celebrated its first birthday in style, by inviting the Romford MP Andrew Rosindell to its store along with staff from Saint Francis Hospice for a special...
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Hare Lodge demolished

The decade-long battle to save Hare Lodge was in vain As historic Hare Lodge was reduced to a pile of rubble, The Enquirer spoke with three local residents who had actively fought to stop its...
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High Commissioner bowled over by ‘down to earth people’ of Romford

VIP visit A market in Romford had a very distinguished visitor last Friday when Australian High Commissioner, the Honorable Alexander Downer A.C. visited Havering. Tour Welcomed by the Romford MP Andrew Rosindell, the High Commissioner began his...
Chinese New Year

Celebrating Chinese New Year

Year of the dog Reception children at Crownfield Infant School in Collier Row celebrated Chinese New Year last week by putting on a special performance to mark the year of the dog. The four and five...
Darren Rodwell

“We must do more to tackle anti-social behaviour”

Council leader meets murder victim's family “I’m not ashamed to say that it made me cry,” were Barking and Dagenham’s Leader Councillor Darren Rodwell’s moving words, after meeting with the family of Hasan Ozcan, the...
Housing estate’s safety flaws

Housing estate’s safety flaws

"Disaster waiting to happen" Residents have called a housing estate dangerous and a disaster waiting to happen, following a fire two weeks ago. The fire, happened on January 30 at the Orchard Village housing estate in...
James Roach

An innovative way to train footballers

Taking a different view Barking & Dagenham College’s Football Academy is an early adopter of a trend to utilise drones to help train football players. The initiative has been spearheaded by Football Academy Coach and lecturer...
The ministerial delegation

Australian delegation

Barking & Dagenham College was visited last week by 10 special guests from the Victorian Government of Australia to learn about UK colleges. The visitors included the Minister for Training & Skills, Hon Gayle Tierney...
Sapphire launch

Sapphire launch

The mayor’s special guests with dignitaries cutting the ribbon. Fans eagerly queued outside in the cold to await a glimpse of their ‘Dancing on Ice’ hero Ray Quinn, at the opening of Sapphire Ice and...
The community centre with green credentials

The community centre with green credentials

The Mayor and dignitaries at the ribbon cutting Havering dignitaries were out in full force on Friday (February 2) to officially open the new Sapphire Jubilee Community Centre in Hill Rise, Collier Row. Members of the...
Brentwood School big band

Concert spectacular aims to raise funds for local good causes

Brentwood School big band The Havering branch of Diabetes UK is holding its annual big band concert next month, featuring a performance by musicians from The Brentwood School. The Havering Group has been established and active...
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A small victory for Hare Lodge campaigners

Promise to keep original character in new building The intervention of the Romford MP, Andrew Rosindell, has provided light at the end of a long tunnel for the cherished Hare Lodge building in Gidea Park. The...
Sue Lovell, Hayley and Laura Mayor

Former Queen’s Hospital patient gives a special thanks

Midwife could still win the national title Nominated by local mum Laura Mayor, Queen’s Hospital’s Sue Lovell has been awarded the Emma's Diary Mums' Midwife of the Year 2018 for the London region. Emma's Diary is...
Pastor Peter, Gloria Kaiza and Cllr Deon Burton

Rainham Pastor feeding those in need but people using service still increasing

20-25 families a night requiring extra help In the heart of Rainham, near the Orchard Village Estate, a dedicated pastor chose to open a food bank to help feed local residents. Pastor Peter has been feeding...
Met police

Search for witnesses after fatal stabbing in Barking

Detectives continue to appeal for information and witnesses following the fatal stabbing of a teenager in Barking. Police were called at approximately 10.11pm on Saturday (February 3) to reports of a stabbing in Abbey Road,...
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Dagnam Park is in safe hands

Agreement reached to extend park boundary Friends of Dagnam Park in Harold Hill, were delighted with the news revealed at Havering’s full council meeting last week that farm land next to the park is going...
‘Power of Words’

Moving Holocaust tribute to honour Memorial Day

A moving service was held at Coronation Gardens, Romford on Sunday (January 28) in honour of National Holocaust Memorial Day. This year’s theme is the ‘Power of Words’. Many came to pay their respects and hear...
Red carpet

A star-studded film premiere

“The best night of my life,” were the words spoken by one local ‘Brosette’ who came to Premiere Cinema, Mercury Mall, Romford, on Saturday, January 27 for Luke Goss’ debut film ‘Your Move’. The talented...
Suspect

Image of man released in relation to sexual assault

Detectives from the Child Abuse and Sexual Offences Command are appealing for information following a serious sexual assault in Barking. At approximately 10pm on Saturday, October 28 the 19-year-old woman was out with her friends...
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Victory: hall gets makeover

An afternoon of celebration was held in Noak Hill An afternoon of celebration was held in Noak Hill on Tuesday (January 30) to mark the completion of the Noak Hill Victory Hall. Plaques were unveiled by...
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Nuisance neighbour

Residents say School’s music is disruptive Havering residents are getting fed-up with what they perceive to be 'nuisance loud music’ emanating from a local primary school. “If my daughter went to that school I would have...
Ramz

Rapper honoured with borough recognition award

Ramz awarded for lavishing attention on Barking It was a day to remember for music rapper Ramz who returned to Barking to pick up the prestigious Barking and Dagenham Borough Recognition Award. Students at Eastbury Community...
Gary Warren

Two sentenced following fight in Collier Row

12 years jail for knife wielding attacker Two men have been sentenced after being convicted for their role in an attack on a teenager in Collier Row. Gary Warren, 48, of Jaywick Lane, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex and...
Lexie's locks

Dagenham’s Lexie losing her luscious locks in show of support for aunt

“Mummy I want to cut all my hair off for aunty Dot,” were the inspirational words uttered by eight-year-old Lexie Day, who is cutting about 12 inches off her hair for charity. Lexie is a...