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Stay and Play parties at the Mercury Mall

Stay and Play parties at the Mercury Mall

TeaTots is a children s soft play located on Level One in the Mercury, Romford. This must stop play spot for adventurous babies, tots, parents,...
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‘The mayor cannot get a grip on crime’

IN this week’s East London Enquirer GLA Conservative Member Keith Prince writes about crime. “Violent crime is becoming all too common in our city these...

Student shaves head for charity

A Barking & Dagenham College engineering student has shaved off all his hair to raise over £300 for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust. Hassan Abdullah, 17,...

There’s no better time for Apprenticeships

National Apprenticeship Week Next week is National Apprenticeship Week and since apprenticeships have recently undergone major reform, there has never been a better time for...

Please keep our parking

“IF we did not have to do this then we would not”, were the words of Havering’s Council leader, Councillor Damian White speaking about...

Sycamore trust award

Dagenham based charity Sycamore Trust UK has been awarded accreditation against the ‘Investors in People Standard’, demonstrating their commitment to realising the potential of...

‘You cant protect the public on the cheap’

This week Romford Labour’s Press Officer Peter Wheelband writes for The Enquirer. “Being a policeman or policewoman isn’t easy. The job description requires you to work...

£10m to improve estates and homes

AN extra £10 million has been set aside in Havering Council’s Housing budget (Housing Revenue Account) to improve estates and council homes. The plans were...
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Murder investigation launched after fatal stabbing in Ilford

A murder investigation has been launched after a man suffered fatal stab injuries. Police were called at 2048hrs on Tuesday, 26 February, to a man...

Stacey supports counsellors

Last Tuesday Essex based TV presenter Stacey Solomon and Dame Esther Rantzen heard from Childline counsellors about why so many young people are feeling...

We say NO!

Local residents living next to Dovers Green are still fighting the decision to build houses on their much loved village green. The green in south...

Life for man who burnt and strangled wife

A MAN who strangled his wife then burnt her body as his three daughters were in the house has been given life imprisonment. Thomas Peter,...

Keeping Romford Tidy

The Romford MP Andrew Rosindell has launched the ‘Keep Romford Tidy’ campaign at Crownfield Infant School last week. The campaign, that was launched to coincide...

Every school will get ‘The Lost Words’ book

Councillor Andrew Achilleos has teamed up with Trees for Cities to deliver a magical book called The Lost Words along with teaching resources form...

‘We are a council that listens to our residents’

Councillor Damian White, Leader of Havering Council, writes in this week’s Enquirer. “Next week Council members will agree our spending ambitions over the next four...

50th anniversary for Havering Association

Havering Association for people with disabilities are proud to be celebrating their 50th anniversary in 2019. They have been supporting adults with disabilities and their...

‘RAIDS made us homeless’

“It’s been unbelievable, these are innocent people that have done absolutely nothing wrong.” “It has been a nightmare for them, they are victims of circumstances.” These...

International day of action

Vegan campaigner and environmentalist Connor Anderson from Havering, has written in to the Enquirer about a demonstration. Connor says: “As I write this, I am getting...

Meeting for soldiers equal rights

Romford MP Andrew Rosindell led a special meeting held at the Houses of Parliament for the ‘Right of Abode’ for Former British Hong Kong...

Work begins on sports centre

Work has officially begun on the brand new Hornchurch Sports Centre. Last week, the start of construction on the new centre in Harrow Lodge Park,...

Nightmare truckers

Awful Residents who live along Crow Lane and nearby streets in Romford have spoken of the lorry ‘nightmare’ they face on a daily basis. Vehicles park...

Local shop keepers to work with police

Teamwork A meeting was held on Monday February 4 at Harold Hill library with a Counter Terrorist Officer, local police officers, the Safer Neighbourhood Coordinator...

Outstanding career work

Redden Court School, in Harold Wood, has been recognised for its outstanding careers work this week. The school has been awarded the national Quality in...

First birthday honoured at Butterflies group

Supporting Parents Havering’s specialist group for new mums and dads managing the early days of parenthood is celebrating its first birthday. ‘Butterflies’ was set up to...

Asda at Mercury Mall

------------------------------- Client Spotlight -------------------------------- Asda makes pancake day Nothing gets the family together like successfully flipping a pancake, and at ASDA at The Mercury, there’s everything...

Constant verbal abuse

A bus driver has spoken exclusively to The Enquirer telling of the constant verbal abuse and threatening behaviour he faces on a daily basis...

Open day for NHS

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust is once again opening its doors to welcome new nurses and midwives. The next nurse and midwife...

Havering remembers Holocaust victims

Many Havering residents, alongside the borough’s dignitaries marked Holocaust Memorial Day at a special service in Romford on Sunday 27 January. The moving service led...

Young Carers Awareness Day

There are more than 800,000 young carers across the country and as part of Young Carers Awareness Day today, Saint Francis Hospice would like...

Rabbits dumped on road

Seven rabbits have been rescued who were dumped in a box at the side of the road in Barkingside, Essex. They were found inside a...
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