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St George’s celebrations

Local Councillors and Community Activists gathered in South Hornchurch to celebrate St. George’s Day on Tuesday April 23. Independent Resident Cllr Graham Williamson said “Whilst...

New assessment unit opened at hospital

Staff at Queen’s Hospital Emergency Department have opened a spacious and modern new Rapid Assessment area to help quickly assess and treat patients arriving...

Protest a success but more coverage needed

Operation Shutdown bought Westminster Bridge to a standstill last Wednesday as the campaigners peacefully made their mark across London. The protest had begun outside Downing...

Palm sunday celebrations

The Romford MP Andrew Rosindell joined many worshippers out in Romford High Street on Sunday to celebrate Palm Sunday. As part of St Edwards Church...

Laura running first marathon for mum

A Havering resident has signed up for the London Marathon in aid of Saint Francis Hospice following the death of her mum. Laura James’ parents...

Community film about touching cancer journey

Give-Get-Go, a community outreach programme coming to Havering are embarking in their first documentary film. The programme will present a real time film about a...

Headteacher retires after forty years

Last Friday was a historic day at Roding Primary School as headteacher Brian Fox left the school to enjoy his retirement after 40 years...

Knife march

Westminster was taken over yesterday by large groups of bereaved parents from across England, including mothers from Romford who form part of ‘Operation Shutdown’. The...

Liberty helps group

The Liberty Shopping Centre in Romford is set to support Ageless Teenagers in a bid to receive £50,000 of funding from The National Lottery...

Hospital unveils state of the art CT scanner

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust unveiled a new CT scanner at King George Hospital, officially opened last Friday 5th April by...

‘We need to change the way society views us’

Last week was National Autism Week and The Sycamore Trust a local charity that caters for people with autism across Havering, Barking and Dagenham...

Street Clean

Havering Council has today launched a new campaign aimed at making the borough ‘cleaner and tidier’, together with the help of its local residents. The...

Pupils efforts rewarded

Havering’s Mayor praised pupils from Hornchurch High School for their community spirit when they turned into local volunteers for the day. Students from year groups...

‘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...
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