A theatre company helping older people with African drumming has scooped almost £40,000 in funding.
A delivery driver who attacked a council worker after dropping off pizzas for a town hall Christmas party won't go to jail.
A fear of crime is making it difficult for blind and partially sighted people to step outside their homes.
Eight MPs have called on a church leader to axe plans to turn Catholic schools into academies.
A wheelchair user is to do a free fall abseil down the country's largest sculpture in memory of her dad.
A 'greedy' rogue landlord who converted three family homes into houses in multiple occupation without planning permission has been jailed for forging documents.
The council received more than 600 complaints about potholes last year, figures have revealed.
More than two-fifths of council homes sold off under the right to buy scheme are now in private landlords' hands, a study has revealed.
The NHS has been urged to take race discrimination more seriously as figures suggest ethnic minority staff face increasing prejudice.
When the needles start dropping like rain it's probably time to think about saying goodbye to the Christmas tree.
A market trader didn't torch a £260,000 Ferrari because he had a broken ankle 'after falling off his van replacing an aerial', a court has heard.
A Newbury Park man alleged to have torched a £260,000 Ferrari outside a house in Emerson Park was taking revenge for a property deal that went wrong, a court has heard.
Twenty pubs in Redbridge have closed their doors since 2001, figures have revealed.
Redbridge is in the top five of a capital-wide count of parking fine appeals, figures have shown.
An Ilford market trader caught flogging fake designer jewellery in Barking has been fined almost £1,000.
Detectives have appealed for help tracing a man wanted for questioning about a string of burglaries.
When the alarms sounded to let people know the war had ended many thought they were under attack.
On Armistice Day, 1918, men, women and children united to celebrate the war's end, but the relieved crowds without meaning to helped spread a deadly disease.
Thousands of men and women whose deaths can be linked to the First World War have yet to be commemorated.
It was a summer's day when the discharged soldier's body was fished out of the river.
Redbridge is in the top five for the longest response time to 999 calls, figures have revealed.
Last ditch talks between union reps and rail bosses to avert a strike on the Central line tomorrow have broken down.
Neighbours have been left fuming after the council hit them with £20,000 planned repair bills.
Commuters face rail misery following the announcement of Central Line strikes on Friday.
The cockney sparrow could be making a comeback.
There were more than 1,000 people killed or injured on the borough's roads last year, figures have revealed.
One of the country's largest discount retailers has been ordered to pay almost £500,000 for repeatedly selling knives to children in Barking, Dagenham and Chadwell Heath.
A total of 703 affordable homes weren't built when they should have been, a report has shown.
A chambermaid who stole a suitcase from newlyweds containing thousands of pounds worth of valuables has been ordered to pay £5,000 compensation.
Cyclists are being asked to put themselves in the driving seat of a lorry to prevent road accidents.
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
It's the debate fans across the UK are discussing - so where better to find out more about the iconic burger than behind the scenes in a local McDonald's restaurant?
The Exchange in Ilford has added a state-of-the-art, Savannah-themed play area, with hand painted animal sculptures, to its brand new family zone, designed by American creative agency Playtime
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