Havering Borough News

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Do you know who they are? Police want to talk to these men in connection with a robbery

An 18-year-old had a terrifying experience as he queued up to buy food in a McDonalds in Romford last night - he was threatened with a knife and acid.

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Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Golden-haired, Pomeranian Cruz, who was stolen from his owners. Picture Bhavini Vyas

An adorable six-month-old Pomeranian puppy was stolen from outside a shop at the weekend - and now we’re appealing for readers’ help to reunite him with his owner for Christmas.

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Sunday, November 22, 2015
Fire in Grenfell Avenue, Hornchurch Picture: Nick Ginty

Almost 60 firefighters were called in to tackle a blaze in a derelict warehouse that spread to a block of flats in Hornchurch this morning.

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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

A garage was destroyed by a “big fire”, in Collier Row, earlier today.

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Monday, October 19, 2015
Police were called at 11:48am after a lorry shed its load on the A12

A 50-year-old man and a woman in her early 70s were taken to hospital following a collision yesterday.

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Friday, October 16, 2015
London Ambulance Service

A man in his 50s was taken to Queen’s Hospital yesterday after collapsing in the middle of the street.

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Friday, October 16, 2015
A pair of burglars have been jailed for ramming into two police cars during a chase in Rainham.

A pair of burglars, who deliberately smashed into two police cars during a pursuit in Rainham, have been sent to prison for six years.

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Tuesday, October 13, 2015
The incident happened in Straight Road, Romford

A Romford man had his face cut open when he answered the door to a mystery attacker.

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015
The boys were playong on their bikes in Harebell Way in Romford when the incident happened (Photo: Google StreetView)

A six-year-old boy was grabbed by a stranger and nearly abducted on Romford’s Harebell Way on Saturday.

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Sunday, September 13, 2015
The first Crossrail carriage unveiled in Derby earlier this week.

Transport for London (TfL) have unveiled a glimpse of the future today by releasing a photograph of the first prototype Crossrail carriage.

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Sunday, September 13, 2015
The first Crossrail carriage unveiled in Derby earlier this week.

Transport for London (TfL) have unveiled a glimpse of the future today by releasing a photograph of the first prototype Crossrail carriage.

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Monday, September 7, 2015
Geoffrey Wroe in 2011

Geoffrey Wroe, the former headteacher of Dycorts School, for children with special needs, has resigned following a Havering Council investigation.

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Friday, September 4, 2015
Corn Snake

The fire brigade are often asked to rescue cats up trees, but this morning Hornchurch station had to deal with a scarier critter.

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Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Queen's Hospital, Rom Valley Way, Romford

Multiple legal proceedings against the trust which runs King George and Queen’s hospitals, alleging poor care, have been settled out of court, it has been announced.

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Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Queen's Hospital, Rom Valley Way, Romford

Multiple legal proceedings against the trust which runs King George and Queen’s hospitals, alleging poor care, have been settled out of court, it has been announced.

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Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Queen's Hospital, Rom Valley Way, Romford

Multiple legal proceedings against the trust which runs King George and Queen’s hospitals, alleging poor care, have been settled out of court, it has been announced.

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Saturday, August 15, 2015
Munaib Chowdhury, 18, from Forest Gate, who has got a fantastic 4A*s at Havering Sixth Form College

Munaib Chowdhury, 18, from Forest Gate, is going to Cambridge University to study medicine after achieving a fantastic 4 A*s.

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Thursday, August 13, 2015
Grace Taylor, of Drapers Academy, Harold Hill, was in a car accident the same week as her AS-level exams and sat one exam with concussion. She got two As and a B and cried with happiness.

Grace Taylor thought there was little hope of passing her AS-level exams after she was knocked unconscious in a car accident during the exam period.

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Thursday, August 13, 2015
Students at Havering College picking up their A Level results. Jessica Osei, 17, Stephanie Yeeoah, 18, Tahlia Clark, 17, Thanaphan Sanongkhun, 17, Perry Hughes, 18, Sam Whitehead, 17 and Matthew Attwaters, 18

Thousands of students across Havering nervously opened their A-level results today, to find out their fate for next year.

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Saturday, August 8, 2015
Met Police Commissioner Bernard Hogan Howe visited MyPlace in Harold Hill

The Metropolitan Police Commissioner’s main message, at a Q&A session in Harold Hill on Wednesday, was that of reassurance.

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Thursday, April 28, 2016
(Photo: Salaffina Dore, University of Westminster Students’ Union)

We never thought we’d miss exams, but we might be persuaded to resit our finals if we were as lucky as students at the University of Westminster, who this week got to play with cute baby animals.

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Thursday, April 28, 2016
Tsvetomir Georgiev exposed himself to women on many Tube trains (Picture: BTP)

A ‘persistent pervert’ travelled around the London Underground ‘targeting lone women’ - engaging the women in conversation before ‘touching himself inappropriately’ in front of them, inciting ‘considerable fear’.

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