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Merciless hit and run

A community has called for more to be done about two dangerous bends after a popular community member was the victim of a brutal...

MP pledges support to post office move

Jon Cruddas MP for Dagenham and Rainham, pledged his support for the Communication Workers Union (CWU) #SaveOurPostOffice campaign. The campaign was launched by the CWU...

Candlelit vigil held

A candleLIT vigil was held outside Romford Police station on Tuesday December 4, to acknowledge and pay respects to all the women who have...

Nurse receives OBE

Kathryn Halford, Chief Nurse at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust, picked up her OBE for services to nursing on Thursday 29...

Light switch on was biggest in 10 years

THE Harold Hill Christmas light switch on was the biggest community event the area has seen for years. With an incredible two and a half...

Talent shines through at music competition

THE Gateway Academy School in Grays hosted the Rotary ‘Young Musician’ competition last Saturday. 25 students entered the event which was organised be the...

School take on Les Mis

Students at Belfairs Academy have been working since the Summer Term on their Christmas Production Les Miserables. The story of Jean Valjean, a French peasant,...

‘We must spend wisely in 2019’

“The spending decisions taken in this year's council budget will affect every part of life in our borough - our streets, roads, park, schools,...

Client Spotlight TechHouse, Mercury Mall

Style meets tech at Mercury Mall TechHouse was founded in 2015 by serial entrepreneur and musician Clive Bayley, as a tech accessory and repair business,...

Tender tribute raises funds for veterans

IN a project run by Havering Bereavement Service, young people across the borough have demonstrated their creativity in a touching tribute to the servicemen...

Interview with local film producer Joe Sultana

Interview by Francesca Lilleystone THIS week The Enquirer interviewed the owner of the Romford Film Foundation, producer and writer Joe Sultana about the up and...

Proposals for roads refuse and sports

The London Borough of Havering has set out proposals for what is likely to be one of the biggest road and pavement improvement programmes...

Cooking for over 400 years

They’ve been cooking schools meals for nearly 400 years and racked up nearly 23.3 million meals between them - so now it’s time to...

Man jailed after road rage attack

A MAN’S been jailed for six years after stabbing another man during a road rage incident in Rochford. The victim, a man in his 30s,...

Charity pots new champion patron

One of Britain’s best loved sportsmen Steve Davis is to become a patron of Saint Francis Hospice. The six-time World Snooker Champion has been involved...

UK’s first path for disability opens

The Liberty Shopping Centre in Romford last week introduced the UK's first disability friendly ‘Calm Lane’. The shopping centre, that is the only centre in...

MP’s card competition

Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas has once again held his Christmas card competition. The annual event sees thousands of children participate from local schools...

College signs to treat military fairly

Barking & Dagenham College became the first college in London to sign the Armed Forces Covenant on Thursday November 15. The Armed Forces Covenant is...

Brexit deal ‘HORRENDOUS’

‘Brexit means Brexit and this deal is horrendous’ were the fighting words of MP Andrew Rosindell as he spoke to the Enquirer this week...

Red carpet event coming to Mall

A local Production Company called ‘Lndn Knts’ are bringing some of that Hollywood glitz for their Red Carpet event being held at Premiere Cinema,...

Santa fun run

Santa fun is coming to Dagenham next month and a family are getting in on the action in memory of a loving grandmother. Alison Friend,...

Andy and odd socks go back to school

Andy Day the CBeebies children’s TV presenter, last week returned to Romford, his home town to perform at his old primary school. Andy and his...

‘Urgent change needed to limit climate issues’

The recent horrifying report on climate change has once again highlighted the aspect of meat eating. Many have now called for a ‘massive’ reduction in...

Gold Level Autism Award

King George Hospital, run by Barking Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust, has received the gold level of the Autism Awareness Award. Robert Lamb,...

Fallen Heroes

ON the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, east London came to a standstill to pay its respects to all...

Film Foundation to purchase film studio

The Romford Film Foundation is now a name well known across East London and its events have been growing in popularity attracting not just...

Magical grotto open

Now over sixteen years old, the popular Santa’s Magical Grotto in The Mercury opened on Wednesday, 7 November. To mark this auspicious occasion, the Grotto...

Are you in the wrong tax band?

Group Leader, Upminster & Cranham Residents' Association, LB Havering Treasurer of Local Government Association Independent Group. “AT the mere mention of Council Tax, many people will...
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Life of iconic film producer celebrated

On Saturday the 3rd of November the world premiere of ‘The Man Who Got Carter’ was shown at Premiere Cinema hosted by the Romford...

Poppy appeal launch

Honouring Commemoration at The Mercury Mall On Wednesday, 31 October, the 2018 Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal was launched at The Mercury Mall, Romford. Standard bearers...
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