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The building site supervisor who was on duty when a 16-year-old apprentice fell from scaffolding to his death has been found not guilty of manslaughter.

Motorcyclist banned from driving after being stopped by police in Chigwell. Picture: Essex Police

A man who police believe has recorded the highest speed ever by a motorcyclist in the UK while carrying a pillion passenger has been banned from driving.

Shooting in Wanstead on Draycot Road

Police are appealing to the public for information after a 26-year-old man was shot in the chest and head in Wanstead.

The damage caused by the fire at an industrial site in Ley Street, Ilford

A 27-year-old man has appeared in court in connection with a huge fire at an industrial park.

Snaresbrook Crown Court Pic: John Stillwell/PA

A man who attempted to rob a bookmakers after pretending his tin of pilchards was a bomb has been given a suspended prison sentence.

General views of Southwark Crown Court in south London.

Wandsworth prisoner Neil Moore was on remand for defrauding £2 million when he staged an “ingenious” escape plot to walk free from jail.

Police want to speak to this woman in connection with an assault on a homeless woman at Wanstead Tube station. Picture: British Transport Police

Police have launched an investigation after a deaf homeless woman was allegedly assaulted at a Tube station.

Sixteen-year-old Alfie Perrin died after falling from scaffolding in Camden Road, Wanstead

A building site supervisor broke down today when recalling the moment a 16-year-old apprentice under his watch fell to his death on a building site.

Black cab David Perry, 'abused position of trust' when preying on sleeping  passengers

A black cab driver has been jailed for 10 years after sexually assaulting two women who both fell asleep in his cab.

A tree fell on a house in Lambourne Road, Chigwell. Picture: Ryan Battles/@battles1

Homes were evacuated after a tree fell on a house yesterday afternoon.

Barkingside Magistrates Court

A Met officer and decorated army reservist faces losing both his careers for accidentally bringing home bullets from a military training camp – which police found after he was burgled.

Wanstead High Street is cordoned off whilst officers investigate the incident [Photograph by @Leotheunsure]

The noise of a 30-year-old man being shot in a quiet street sounded like a “fireworks” going off, according to a resident.

Police incident at Barkingside High Street. Pic: @JuliaOsborne

Barkingside High Street, Mossford Green and Tanners Lane have been reopened after a police investigation into a “suspicious” item, according to Transport for London (TfL).

Barkingside Magistrates Court

Two men have been handed hefty fines following fly-tipping investigations.

Ilford businessman Khalid Hussain

The chairman of a business group has called raids cracking down on illegal workers “degrading”.

Barkingside Magistrates Court

A police officer and Army Reserve soldier from Chigwell has appeared in court after military bullets were found in his bedroom.

Alfie Perrin died on November 14 2012 when he fell from scaffolding in Camden Road, Wanstead

A court heard today how a building site supervisor’s “complete indifference” to a 16 year old apprentice’s “well being” may have caused him to fatally fall on a building site.

Barkingside Magistrates Court

A man has admitted stealing vodka from a Goodmayes supermarket after his wife confiscated his wallet and bank cards.

Zallu Hassan, 83, who suffers from Alzheimer’s was left with horrific injuries from the attack.

A pensioner who was “left for dead” following a burglary has no recollection of her ordeal.

Chief Inspector John Fish

An outreach worker has called on the police to protect Ilford Lane’s prostitutes after police claimed the women had “chosen” to continue selling sex.

Zallu Hassan, 83, who suffers from Alzheimer’s was left with horrific injuries from the attack.

An 83-year-old who suffered horrific injuries is still recovering in hospital after her Gants Hill home was burgled.

Ashley Mitton was jailed for 15 years

A university student has been jailed for a total of 15 years for raping and robbing prostitutes.

Councillor Elaine Norman opens the Oaks Park High School Bricklaying ceremony to mark the start of the extension to Oaks Park High School.

A debate has broken out over the effect of large schools on education standards as Redbridge Council continues its school expansion programme.

Robin Kitt Callender, 53

A partially sighted severely autistic woman who died less than 24 hours after being admitted to A&E was “neglected” by medical professionals, an inquest has heard.

The Ask Me event was hosted by Redbridge Police at St Alban's Church, Ilford

Prostitution, gangs, missing children and cuts to funding were just some of the issues raised at Redbridge Police’s Ask Me event last night (Monday).

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