West Ham legend Trevor Brooking is calling on Hammers fans to spread the Christmas cheer by taking part in a festive charity fun run.

Gidea Park and Barkingside are two of 82 TSB branches that are set to close following a review of the bank's UK network.

Detectives are asking for the public's help to trace the final movements of a man who was found dead in his Ilford home.

A man has been charged with murder and possession of a knife following the fatal stabbing of a 19-year-old in Clayhall.

Members of a Sikh society in Ilford delivered an early Christmas present to children staying at Queen's and King George's Hospitals over the festive period.

Organisations dedicated to making sure that young people feel safe gathered to discuss how they can better share their resources and intelligence across Havering, Redbridge and Barking and Dagenham.

Police have identified the 19-year-old fatally stabbed in Clayhall as Mohammed Usman Mirza.

East Area Command police officers are appealing for donations for this year's Christmas Tree Appeal which aims to support children in need.

A pregnant woman was taken to hospital after her car crashed with another vehicle in Aldborough Hatch.

Strike action at Queen's and King George hospitals has been suspended while the unions resume talks with management staff at the hospital trust.

The story of a Hornchurch terrier suffering from a ruptured abscess is one of many reasons why Redbridge vets are calling for tougher laws on the sale of fireworks.

Two councillors were eager to raise funds for a Woodford Green hospice after a burglary at the hospice's charity shop in Romford led to a loss in funds.

Two off-duty firefighters who work at Hainault and Romford stations worked quickly to save a man's life after he suffered a heart attack on a beach in Cornwall.

A mother has shared the story of how her daughter saved five lives after her death.

A 42-year-old burglar who broke into a Woodford Green children's hospice shop in Romford will be released from custody today after being handed a prison sentence so short he had already served more than half of it in custody.

A 42-year-old man has admitted to stealing money from a children's hospice store in Romford.

A Woodford Green hospice has suffered a "devastating blow" after thieves stole cash and damaged property at its Romford charity store.

Two teenagers were found with stab injuries by emergency services in Ilford today.

Biomedical scientists are planning to take industrial action against the NHS trust that runs King George and Queen's hospitals following a dispute over shift changes.

Redbridge has been ranked as one of the worst boroughs for cycling and healthy streets by a new scorecard which measures how well boroughs are meeting the Mayor of London's targets.

A man wanted by Romford Town Police in connection with a shoplifting incident has been arrested in Ilford.

A Hainault road has been closed after two cars crashed with one hitting a nearby lamppost.

In a bid to keep young people who are at risk of exploitation and crime safe, three east London boroughs will be sharing resources.

Healthcare staff were encouraged to call out transphobia and recognise the challenges that trans patients face during a thought-provoking talk at Redbridge and Havering's hospital Trust.

A 19-year-old man has been taken to hospital after shots were fired in Ilford.

Thousands of people across east London are being offered a free lung health MOT as part of the UK's largest ever lung cancer screening study.

People in east London are invited to have their say on proposals to move Moorfields Eye Hospital from its century-old site to a new facility at St Pancras Hospital.

King George and Queen's Hospital NHS trust is encouraging residents to become a Dementia Friend at the hospital's trust.

A man has been arrested and another man suffered a head injury following a fight in Ilford.

A 25-year-old woman from Ilford has been arrested on suspicion of money laundering after human trafficking and modern slavery concerns led police to search a number of properties in Romford and Ilford.


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