A pensioner received the “best service” from strangers who came to her rescue after falling in the street.

A teacher from Woodbridge High School says he experienced “the best and worst humanity has to offer”, during a week of volunteering with a refugee support group in Calais.

The battle to save the George Lane Post Office from closure continued this week with MP Iain Duncan Smith leading a debate in Parliament over the issue.

Reality TV star Lydia Bright, of The Only Way is Essex, spent the day creating art with vulnerable adults at Elhap, a unique support centre for disabled children and vulnerable adults in Woodford Green.

More than 12,000 fly-tipping incidents were reported in Redbridge over the last financial year, according to government data.

An ambitious 43-year-old runner will take part in his 36th half or full marathon this weekend, to raise money for an Indian charity.

A 16-year-old who organised charity events and raised more than £1,700 is this week’s Young Citizen nominee.

The newly formed community of the East London and Essex Liberal Synagogue celebrated their first Sukkot festival together to remember the harvest and those without shelter this winter.

The first woman to preach at Christ Church twenty years ago is returning to the parish of Wanstead as the new priest.

The fifth Wanstead Fringe Festival treated locals to a week of cultural and musical events earlier this month.

A brave nine-year-old, whose mum died from cancer, has organised a charity event in her memory in Clayhall Park.


You don’t have to make the trek to the North Pole to get into the Christmas spirit this year.

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