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London Marathon 2018: Havering runners take on 26.2 mile challenge in hottest marathon on record

PUBLISHED: 17:55 23 April 2018

April Roach

Sue Spong running the 2018 London Marathon is one of several runners from Havering who took on the challenge.

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Sky customers in Romford will be without internet tonight

PUBLISHED: 18:10 23 April 2018 | UPDATED: 18:10 23 April 2018

Liam Coleman

Sky customers have been warned they will be without internet for eight hours tonight.

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Upminster school placed in special measures

PUBLISHED: 16:06 23 April 2018 | UPDATED: 16:12 23 April 2018

Liam Coleman

Gaynes School in Upminster has been placed in special measures. Photo: Google Maps

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Romford’s Readie Construction places in UK top 20 for growing profits

PUBLISHED: 15:00 23 April 2018

April Roach

Readie Construction have been placed 13th in the Sunday Times BDO Profit Track 100 league table.

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Visitors celebrate St George’s Day this weekend with fun festivities in Romford Market

PUBLISHED: 13:38 23 April 2018 | UPDATED: 13:38 23 April 2018

Hayley Anderson

Mary and Marge from Granny Turismon at St George's Day celebrations in Romford Market. Picture: Ellie Hoskins

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Nearly a third of people in Havering are inactive

PUBLISHED: 13:00 23 April 2018

Niamh McIntyre & April Roach

Indy Siriwardana, Jack Porter at the Sapphie Ice and Leisure Centre. After new figures show nearly a third of Havering is inactive a spokesman from Everyone Active shares some health tips. ...

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Man arrested after assaulting 30-year-old who was then hit by bus in Romford

PUBLISHED: 11:13 23 April 2018 | UPDATED: 11:16 23 April 2018

Hayley Anderson

A man has been taken to hospital following an incident in Romford this morning.

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Dagenham & Redbridge: Mark Cousins delighted to be named Daggers player of the season

PUBLISHED: 10:00 23 April 2018

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Mark Cousins was named Dagenham & Redbridge's player of the season (pic: Ned Keating)

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London to host ‘unique’ Compete to the Beat 5k

PUBLISHED: 10:00 23 April 2018

Runners will be able to enjoy a 5k with a difference at Lee Valley Athletics Centre on May 9

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Man in ‘critical’ condition after incident in North Street, Romford, this morning

PUBLISHED: 08:18 23 April 2018 | UPDATED: 08:18 23 April 2018

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A man has been taken to hospital following an incident in Romford this morning.

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Police name West Thurrock murder victim as Rainham woman Julie Hunt

PUBLISHED: 08:54 23 April 2018 | UPDATED: 08:54 23 April 2018

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Police have named the West Thurrock murder victim as Rainham woman Julie Hunt. Picture: PA

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‘It takes a village to raise a child and it takes a village to tackle violent crime’ says tri-borough commander

PUBLISHED: 07:00 23 April 2018

Ellena Cruse

Chief Superintendent Jason Gwillim said it is safe to live and work in East London despite the reported rise in violent crime. Picture: Ken Mears

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Essex v Lancashire: Champions keep cool to collect win

PUBLISHED: 17:50 22 April 2018 | UPDATED: 17:50 22 April 2018

Martin Smith

Essex players leave the field led by Simon Harmer and Jamie Porter after beating Lancashire (pic Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

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Snooker: O’Sullivan ‘feeling better than ever’

PUBLISHED: 15:17 22 April 2018 | UPDATED: 15:17 22 April 2018

Ronnie O'Sullivan and Stephen Maguire at the 2018 Betfred World Championship at The Crucible, Sheffield (pic Richard Sellers/PA)

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Arsenal 4 West Ham United 1: Late blitz hurts Hammers

PUBLISHED: 16:06 22 April 2018

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Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey (left) and West Ham United's Angelo Ogbonna (centre) battle for the ball (pic Mark Kerton/PA)

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Recorder letters: election news, special Havering, death registration difficulties, Queen’s Theatre show and diabetes.

PUBLISHED: 12:00 22 April 2018

Raphael Park in Romford

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London Marathon 2018: Pancreatic cancer survivor takes on world famous race for pancreatic Cancer UK

PUBLISHED: 10:00 22 April 2018

April Roach

Katie Beal from Umpinster will be running the London Marathon to raise money for the Pancreatic Cancer UK.

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London Marathon 2018: Saint Francis Hospice worker from Hornchurch runs 26-mile race on her 60th birthday

PUBLISHED: 10:30 22 April 2018

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Sue Spong, a family services advisor at Saint Francis Hospice, is running the marathon for the charity. Photo: SFH

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Speedway: Ipswich Witches 44 Lakeside Hammers 45

PUBLISHED: 10:00 22 April 2018

Nick Morris in action at the Arena Essex Raceway (Pic: Shane Chittock)

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London Marathon 2018: Hornchurch headmaster running for charity that supported former pupil

PUBLISHED: 09:00 22 April 2018

April Roach

Chris Hobson, head teacher of Whybridge Junior School and CEO of the Hornchurch Academy Trust who will be running in the London Marathon

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London Marathon 2018: Hornchurch surveyor running for Saint Francis Hospice

PUBLISHED: 09:30 22 April 2018

Matthew Clemenson

Danny Stokes is running the London Marathon for SFH. Photo: SFH

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