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‘Imaginary Romford’ eco friendly event at the Mercury attracts over 400 residents.

This Weekend, level one of The Mercury Shopping Centre was transformed into a miniature utopia by over 200 children and families putting their mark on an ‘imaginary Romford’ built from scratch with the ideas of kids. Imagine if instead of a shopping centre we had a zoo, or we had more bookshops?...

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Man falls to death from Gough Walk, Poplar balcony

A man has died after falling from a balcony in Poplar - the Met Police has launched an investigation.

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M25 Essex fatal crash near Dartford Crossing: Two men bailed

Two men who were arrested after a fatal crash near the Dartford Crossing have been released on bail.

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Sami Sidhom fatal stabbing: Plea for justice six years on

Detectives have launched a fresh appeal to the public six years after the fatal stabbing of Queen Mary University student Sami Sidhom in Forest Gate as he walked home from a West Ham game.

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Petrol price warning to drivers as costs rise 8p per litre

The RAC are warning it is going to be a "tough year" for drivers

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c2c train delays expected all day after fallen tree damage

Major delays are expected to last until the end of the day on c2c after storm damage to its overhead electric wires last night.

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Monega Road, East Ham stabbing: Person in hospital

A person is in hospital following a stabbing in a residential road in East Ham last night.

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London's most expensive streets to buy a home revealed

Rightmove has revealed what streets in London are the most expensive to buy a home with one costing £9.6m

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c2c and Overground trains cancelled after strong winds

Passengers are facing serious disruption on two east London train lines - c2c and Overground - after damage to overhead electric wires last night.

Romford – The Havering Daily

VIDEO:Romford MP hits out at lack of proper policing across Havering stating:”A recent crime wave across Gidea Park and Romford stabbings have created an atmosphere of fear that I am not prepared to tolerate.”

Under the Mayor of London's tenure, crime has skyrocketed, leaving communities like Romford vulnerable and unsafe. A recent crime wave in Gidea Park and a stabbing in Romford have created an atmosphere of fear that I am not prepared to tolerate in Romford.

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Harold Hill and Rainham have 'significant deprivation'

A report produced by Havering Council has identified “significant pockets of deprivation” where residents face considerably lower life expectancies than other wards.

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Jimmy Carr reveals he almost died from meningitis as a child

Jimmy Carr has shared that when he was a child he had a health scare when battling meningitis

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Dartford Crossing tunnels to face closures this week

There will be closures affecting the Dartford Crossing tunnels this week.

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Olivier Awards: Hannah Waddingham calls out photographer

Ted Lasso star Hannah Waddingham called out a photographer at the Olivier Awards after they appeared to ask her to "show your leg".

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Fairfield Road, Bow crash: Men arrested after police chase

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and possession with intent to supply drugs after crashing in Bow.

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Andrew Rosindell: I was victim of poison pen campaign

Romford MP Andrew Rosindell claimed political rivals who want his seat tried to capitalise on his rape arrest by sending poison pen letters with fake names and false allegations.

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Tesla plans to cut around 14,000 staff jobs globally

Tesla layoffs are reportedly in the plans at Elon Musk's company with around 14,000 jobs from the company at risk globally.

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Lambs Lane South Rainham crash: Men fighting for their lives

Three men are critically injured after a crash in Lambs Lane South, Rainham, near to Harris Academy.

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Met Police 'unclear' if church hall fire in Romford is arson

The Metropolitan Police have confirmed they are "unclear" if the cause of a fire at a church hall in Romford is arson.

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Met Police officer denies raping and stalking woman

A serving Metropolitan Police officer has denied raping and stalking a woman by installing cameras at her work.