Havering Borough News

Thursday, February 12, 2015
Snaresbrook Crown Court Pic: John Stillwell/PA

A 12-year-old girl was gang raped by a man and his friends after being plied with drugs and alcohol, a court heard yesterday.

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Snaresbrook Crown Court
Tuesday, February 3, 2015

The vulnerable man had £1,000 in cash and his dead wife’s jewellery stolen by a con man claimed he was there to fix his boiler.

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Friday, January 30, 2015
This is the leaflet that the BNP handed out on Hornchurch High Street

The British National Party has been condemned after handing out anti-Islamic leaflets to shoppers - that depicted a lit bomb.

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Friday, January 23, 2015
The Railway Hotel where the deadly dinner was served

A pub chef and manager who lied to police when their turkey Christmas dinner killed a mother and made dozens ill have been sent to jail.

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Snaresbrook Crown Court
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Top tip: Check where you actually parked your car before reporting it stolen to police (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

An attempt by police in east London to live-tweet every call they receive today got off to an hilarious start with a false alarm over a stolen car.

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Friday, January 16, 2015
The driver gets out an unleashes a torrent of abuse before attacking the rider (Picture: YouTube/DrMorocho)

The shocking moment a van driver ran a cyclist off the road and then assaulted him in east London has been released in a bid to catch the attacker.

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Friday, December 19, 2014
The 'Ho Ho Honut', the stuff of Christmas nightmares

Christmas just got a whole lot better – thanks to a Havering bakery chain.

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Friday, December 19, 2014
The 'Ho Ho Honut', the stuff of Christmas nightmares

Right, that’s it, Christmas is cancelled - a ‘festive’ doughnut featuring the flavours of turkey and all the trimmings and filled with gravy has been created, and it looks horrific.

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London
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Johnny Hicks, 18 from Romford, rides his BMX at the Rom (Picture: Philip Toscano/PA Wire)

A skatepark in Hornchurch has been granted a status usually reserved to Roman ruins, Saxon castles or Tudor country houses after English Heritage deemed it ‘an important example of youth culture in the UK’.

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Monday, October 27, 2014
Officers want to speak to this man after a woman from Romford was sexually assaulted on a Central LineTube train (Picture: British Transport Police)

A 20-year-old woman from Romford was subjected to a prolonged sexual assault on a crowded Tube carriage after she took a Central Line train from Liverpool Street to Holborn.

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Thursday, October 9, 2014
Roxy was found emaciated and lying in her own urine (Picture: RSPCA)

A callous couple have been banned from keeping animals for life after causing needless suffering to a ‘lovely little’ Rottweiler called Roxy, who was found ‘emaciated’ and sitting in her own urine by an RSPCA inspector

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014
The chair appears to move of its own accord - or perhaps there is a ghostly explanation?

The spooky goings on apparently took place just hours after a psychic medium took to the stage in Romford. Coincidence? Almost certainly...

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The 174 bus collided with a house in Harold Hill (Picture by Dani Walsh)

A double-decker bus rolled backwards down a hill and crashed into a house in east London yesterday afternoon.

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London
Monday, June 23, 2014
The school play has had to be cancelled after horrified parents complained about the Jimmy Savile character  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Outraged parents have forced an east London primary school to scrap its end of year play because a key character was based on disgraced TV presenter Jimmy Savile.

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Monday, June 2, 2014
The man attacked the women after they refused to move off Ilford Lane (Picture: Google Streetview)

A masked man tried to attack three ‘prostitutes’ with a large blade when they refused to stop loitering on his road in east London, but failed to injure them when he fell off the pavement, according to a neighbour.

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London
Thursday, May 29, 2014
© Paul Underhill

Thousands of devoted dance music lovers braved the downpour and descended onto Damyns Hall Aerodrome for the second incarnation of We Are FSTVL.

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Wednesday, May 21, 2014
The fox, pictured through the bedroom door, did not leave the the house for more than an hour

Urban foxes are getting bolder but these pictures of a crafty fellow enjoying a lie-in at a Romford family’s home take the (dog) biscuit.

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Monday, May 19, 2014

A man who used Instagram to offer a 13-year-old girl £1,000 to have sex with him was spared jail despite pleading guilty to inciting a child to engage in sexual activity.

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Thursday, May 15, 2014
Maria De Jesus died 19 days after the botched surgery at Queen's Hospital in Romford

The bungling junior surgeon who removed a pregnant woman’s ovary instead of her appendix at a hospital in Romford has been allowed to keep his job.

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Sunday, May 11, 2014
Ramarni Wilfred has been invited to join Mensa

Could you beat Einstein or Stephen Hawking in a pub quiz? Probably not, but one 11-year-old boy could probably give them a run for their money.

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015
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Monday, December 22, 2014
Around 25 per cent of the population self-identity as having no religion yet still enjoy the fun of Christmas (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

It’s Christmas time. We know this by the light-adorned streets, the mobility hazard posed by boxes of Quality Street, Roses and Celebrations in every supermarket’s entrance and, of course, the incessant radio-plays of Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas Is You.

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