Havering is one of London's eastern boroughs and was formed in 1965. The four main towns are Romford, Hornchurch, Upminster and Rainham. The name Havering was first recorded in the 12th century but is was not a major settlement until Havering Palace was built for Edward the Confessor in the 15th century.
Havering Live - http://www.havering.gov.uk
The official goverment site, this one packed with up to date local news and information.
Havering Residents Association - www.haveringra.org.uk
A really nice site run for and by local residents.
Romford Now and Then - http://www.romford.org/
A pictorial record of all things Romford with comprehensive links to other Romford websites.
Hornchurch Community - www.hornchurch.org.uk
A simple to use and very full directory of local business.
Rainham Community - www.rainhamweb.com
Cracking community blog with some good Rainham related links.