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.

Four fire engines were called to a fire at a house in Ilford this morning (Tuesday, May 14).

To mark Dying Matters Week King George and Queen's Hospital's NHS Trust is holding Death Cafes to get people to be more comfortable talking about dying.

A mum who conned her daughter's Hornchurch primary school out of £31,000 after stealing nearly £1million from her employer will only pay back a token amount of £1 after she was declared bankrupt.

Residents are invited to work off their Easter eggs by joining a charity bike ride to raise funds for King George and Queen's Hospital's charity.

A midwife at King George and Queen's Hospital NHS Trust raised more than £600 for a stillbirth charity when she completed the Paris marathon.

East London boroughs have higher numbers of people who smoke according to data from Public Health England.

Two teenagers from Upminster and Woodford Green have been arrested on suspicion of robbery after reports expensive coats were being targeted in Brentwood.

Police are appealing for help to find a missing 23-year-old woman from Ilford.

Police have been given greater stop and search powers to tackle knife crime following a number of stabbings in Havering and Redbridge.

A food waste disposal company is calling on east London boroughs to work towards increasing their recycling rates this Global Recycling Day.

Motorists are calling for the Highway Code to be added to school sixth form lessons.


The weekday routine of most working parents needs to run like clockwork but often resembles a circus. If that routine involves any under 5s, you may need all the help you can get.

Defence classes for children such as Krav Maga are fun, healthy activities that can reduce the risk of bullying, build self-confidence and teach discipline

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