Havering Borough News

Health baby Bobby with dad Jack and mum Danielle.

A father, whose son nearly died days after being born, cycled 100 miles yesterday to raise money for the charity that supported him.

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Cambridge
Friday, July 24, 2015
Teenagers watch on as the sky fills with thick black smoke. Picture: James Whitelock

Rebellious students who set fire to their books on the last day of school inadvertently wiped out the power in 135,000 buildings, we can reveal.

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Monday, July 13, 2015
Joanne Reeves outside her home in Romford

Planning inspectors have been called in to settle a dispute over a hotel laundry outside a neighbour’s house.

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South Africa
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Police want to speak to this youth in connection with the incident (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

A group of 12-year-old boys had a terrifying bus journey when two teenagers threatened to attack and stab them.

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Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Incident in the Brewery shopping centre, Romford. Picture: TomR555

Police chased three people, after they failed to stop, through the Brewery shopping centre, Romford.

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Monday, July 6, 2015
Queen's Hospital, in Rom Valley Way, Romford, which is run by the Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

A son has said he has “no confidence” in Queen’s Hospital due to the care received by his 86-year-old mother while being treated for a chest infection.

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NHS
Sunday, June 21, 2015
Tracy Mead and her husband Martyn have raised over £20,000 for melanoma charities

Melonoma Focus charity chief: ‘They are an example to us all.’

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Sunderland
Saturday, June 20, 2015
Jon Cruddas MP is starting a campaign to get a mobile breast cancer screening unit moved to Queen's Hospital, Romford.

Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas has launched a campaign to have a mobile breast cancer screening unit for Havering residents moved to Romford.

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NHS
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Tech4Good

Haringey-based alcohol action charity, HAGA, is a finalist in the prestigious national ‘Tech4Good’ awards 2015.

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Thursday, June 11, 2015
The photo Robert Staines posted on Facebook, of the money he found in Sainsbury's car park in Romford.

A trader on Romford Market was reunited with almost £500 this week after a good samaritan turned to social media to track her down.

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Facebook
Thursday, June 11, 2015
The photo Robert Staines posted on Facebook, of the money he found in Sainsbury's car park in Romford.

What would you do if you found almost £500 in a supermarket car park?

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Facebook
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Labour MP for Dagenham and Rainham, Jon Cruddas, believes MPs have been

MPs are “caught in the middle” over “unacceptable” plans to increase their wages, according to Dagenham and Rainham MP, Jon Cruddas.

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Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Newly elected Ilford South MP Mike Gapes with WLabour MP for Ilford North, Wes Streeting

Wes Streeting and Mike Gapes are split over plans to increase their annual salaries.

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Sunday, June 7, 2015
Health 1000 at King Georgw is a project designed to help the most vulnerable 1,000 people in BHRUT. People who have at least five serious ailments. Joining together hospital, GP and social care and helps patients achieve targets they set themselves.

A pioneering project targeted at patients suffering several long term illnesses, to prevent additional pressure on A&E, is being carried out in Havering.

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NHS
Saturday, May 30, 2015
Susan Copeman has to leave her flat in Harold Hill and does not know if she will be provided with anywhere suited to live

A pensioner, who could become homeless, has appealed for more provision be made for elderly people who are forced out of privately rented accommodation.

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Friday, May 29, 2015
Rubbish on a Abellio Greater Anglia train from Shenfield to London Liverpool Street earlier this year.

Rail passengers claim they have been bitten by fleas while travelling on Abellio Greater Anglia trains.

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Twitter
Friday, May 29, 2015
Bob Knowles outside his Micropub in Upminster which is facing planning objections from the council

‘You would think we were selling crack cocaine instead of a glass of ale.’

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Rubbish on a Abellio Greater Anglia train from Shenfield to London Liverpool Street earlier this year.

Rail passengers claim they have been bitten by fleas while travelling on Abellio Greater Anglia trains.

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Twitter
Friday, May 22, 2015
Kim Merry, provides support for people in our community that have become homeless, maybe on release from prison, maybe with addiction.
Kim with Elliott Carr, Nick Redwood, Tom Robertson, and Nick Overall.

Charity workers are warning of an impending homelessness crisis as new figures reveal Havering Council has drastically missed its housing targets.

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London
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Redbridge is the third worst London borough at hitting its housing targets.

Redbridge is the third worst borough in London at meeting housing targets, according to a new report.

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London

London Bloggers

Monday, April 13, 2015
Vintage fashion shopping is a joy in London (Photo by Graham French/BIPs/Getty Images)

In with the old, out with the new. This is the mantra of the best London vintage shoppers today, whose aesthetic of effortless chic is becoming more sought after.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Eating the right foods can significantly improve your mood

Think sweet treats make you feel better? ‘Comfort foods’ could be adding to your misery.

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