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‘The public perception of autism needs to change’

This week is National Autism week and Charlie Keeble, an Autistic Conservative writes for The Enquirer about Civil Acceptance. “It is a good opportunity to...

Knife crime epidemic…

As part of our special feature on ‘Operation Shutdown’ this week, we focus on how the bereaved families would like to see the laws...

The Sycamore Trust are visited by The Secretary of State for Health

The Secretary of State for Health visited the autism charity The Sycamore Trust on National Autism Awareness Week. Mr Hancock MP spoke with autistic people...

Attik – The Homemaker

Attik is a new homewares store located on level one in the Mercury, Romford. This one stop shop has everything you need to kit your...

Connor meets his YouTube heroes

THIS week, 12-year-old Connor Wright, from Basildon, Essex, had the exclusive opportunity to meet celebrity YouTubers, The Sidemen, thanks to Rays of Sunshine Children’s...

‘We say no to council cuts’

South Hornchurch councillors were horrified to be accused of supporting the Council’s new policy of reducing the Council Tax Support for those on benefits....

No to tower city

South Hornchurch residents have hit back in horror at plans to ‘over develop’ their area. Locals living along the A1306 corridor have spoken out against...

NZ respects paid

Local dignitaries from Havering have paid their respects to New Zealanders following the terror attack two weeks ago. Romford MP Andrew Rosindell brought flowers to...
Tony Klinger

Film making experience for talented residents

In follow up to the piece in the Enquirer dated March 14, (click here to read) this week we have spoken exclusively to world...

Basildon author releases first book on Nazi Britain

A 74 year - old first time author from Steepleview, Basildon has just launched his new historical fiction novel. “The Film” is a new book...

Raising autism awareness

Local charity The Sycamore Trust is ‘daring people’ to be different for national autism week. World autism awareness week is 1-7th of April and to...

Wellness at Mercury Mall

Sample some serenity from partners in and around Havering and join The Mercury for a Wellness Weekend on Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th April...

The Liberty Stylehunter – I SPY TIE DYE

A traditional trend, which often resurfaces onto the fashion floors of the catwalk and our high-street stores, has yet again made its return. Of...

Inspiring rugby teens to take on O2 bungee

Brave players from Upminster under 15’s Rugby club will be undertaking a 160 foot Bungee jump next to the London 02 arena to raise...
Yet another stabbing in Havering causes mayhem at college campus - Lock Down

Yet another stabbing in Havering causes mayhem at college campus – Lock Down

Another stabbing took place on Tuesday March 19, just a mile away from where Jodie Chesney tragically lost her life two weeks ago. Havering College’s...
Waste news, east london

On the spot action

Havering Council has carried out on-the-spot enforcement action to crack down on unlicensed waste carriers. In a recent operation, the Council’s enforcement officers issued a...
Jan-Sargent

Councillor’s Corner “We will work together and help find a solution”

COUNCILLOR JAN SARGENT, THE INDEPENDENT VOICE OF HAROLD HILL AND GOOSHAYS WRITES FOR THE ENQUIRER: “I must say that I feel very honoured to have...

Multi-million pound expansion to arts space

The arts will now be firmly in the heart of an east London school thanks to a multi-million-pound expansion. The investment means students at the...

Officers investigating the disappearance of a 43-year-old man from Barking, Christopher Knowles, have recovered...

Mr Knowles was last seen on 1 March when he was fishing close to the lake at The Chase in Rush Green, Romford. On Monday,...

UPDATE: Investigation into murder of Jodie Chesney continues

The investigation into the murder of Jodie Chesney in Harold Hill continues. An 18-year-old man , who was arrested on suspicion of murder on 10...

Justice

‘Havering Unite’ was the biggest march the east London borough has ever seen. Over two thousand people came out on a cold and windy night...

Handbags filled with joy

A lady from Rainham who wanted to make a difference in people’s lives has set up an appeal to fill handbags with toiletries for...

Give Get Go project provides opportunity

World famous director, producer, film maker and writer Tony Klinger is launching a fantastic new community outreach project in Havering aimed at helping the...

Kinetika team go to women’s day festival

THE Kinetika team from Thurrock, travelled to Neasden on Sunday 10 March to attend the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir’s tenth International Women's Day celebrations. On...

Therapists visit Cambodia

“IT was the best experience of my career so far,” is Alexia Young's take on her educational trip to Cambodia, where she and colleagues...

Grandmother celebrates win

Grandmother Iris Lambert turns 90 in April but she received an early birthday present when she won an incredible £10,500 on Saint Francis Hospice’s...

The taste of success

Following on from last year’s successful debut at The Mercury Shopping Centre in Romford, The Mercury’s Free From, Vegan & Allergy Show returned to...

Therapists visit Cambodia

“IT was the best experience of my career so far,” is Alexia Young's take on her educational trip to Cambodia, where she and colleagues...
Clarence Barrett

Tributes to much admired councillor

Tributes have been paid this week to Councillor Clarence Barrett who sadly died of a heart attack last week. In this week’s Enquirer, South Hornchurch...
Meet the Wildlife officer

Meet the Wildlife officer

This week The Enquirer had the opportunity to meet Havering's Wildlife Officer PC Anthony Kiddle. Havering can actually boast having one of the best Wildlife...
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