Two men are fighting for their lives after being stabbed in Ilford last night.

The police stand-off in Ilford Lane in which a man was on the roof of a property for 18 hours has ended with the man brought safely down.

Ilford Lane is closed as police enter their 17th hour trying to persuade a man to come down from a roof.

Students at West Hatch High School, Chigwell, have achieved excellent A-level results once again this year following a long tradition for the school's sixth form.

Murder detectives investigating the death of a homeless man who was living by the A406 in Ilford and who died of 100per cent burns have named the victim.

Detectives investigating the shooting of a man at a house in Woodford Green on Thursday night have made a second arrest.

A man has been arrested in connection with the shooting in Woodford Green.

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Children are showcasing their creative talents in a series of radio adverts for Barnardo's.

Three brothers from a Romanian organised crime group have been jailed for modern slavery and Proceeds of Crime Act offences.

A parcel of land behind homes in Woodford Green is coming up for auction next month.

A choir is proudly welcoming American soprano Kate Fruchterman to perform at its concert in memory of founder and conductor Peter Macdonald.

A new toy shop opened in The Exchange, Ilford, at the weekend and among the visitors were Lego Batman and Robin.

The newly formed Protect Fairlop Plain group had an on-site meeting with Ilford North MP Wes Streeting on Friday, May 17 where he signed a pledge to "defend the Redbridge green belt".

Police are supporting the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia & Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) today, May 17 by reminding members of the LGBT+ community to report cases of hate crime so they can be fully investigated.

Rotary's Purple4Polio Ambassador British Paralympic wheelchair racer and polio survivor Anne Wafula Strike MBE will open the first Rotary East London and Essex Disability Games on Sunday, May 19.

Popular toy store The Entertainer is opening in The Exchange, Ilford, on Saturday and Lego's Batman and Robin will be there help to help with the festivities and meet children.

A rogue trader who scammed 11 elderly victims by tricking them into paying for pointless repairs has been jailed.

The discovery of the bodies of two women in a freezer is horrifying - like something out of BBC drama Line of Duty.

Billingsgate, New Spitalfields, and Smithfields will move to a 42-acre site in Barking Reach, it has been revealed today, Thursday, April 25 by City of London Corporation (CLC), which manages the markets.

Chrysanthemums, sunflowers and oak trees have been named as some of the worst plants that trigger hay fever allergies.

What does Easter mean to you? Chocolate eggs, fluffy chicks, daffodils, spring lambs, a long weekend...

It's the Easter holidays and you've got four days off work. If you don't want to go away, there's plenty of fun things to do on your doorstep.

GPs in Redbridge are backing a campaign to highlight the importance of bowel cancer screening - stressing that early diagnosis is crucial to saving lives.

Fairlop Lions Club president Amarjit Singh Soora has been given the Redbridge Mayor's Special Award "for his compassion, respect and kindness and generosity to all".

More than 150 people gathered in Clayhall Park on Saturday, March 23, to pay their respects to the victims of terror attacks across the world, including the New Zealand mosque attack.

Outstanding members of the community who represent the best of Redbridge were honoured at the Mayor's Community Awards at Redbridge Town Hall on Thursday, March 14.

A 10-year-old who volunteers at a care home, is a Dementia Friend and has saved up pocket money to buy clothes and toiletries for the homeless is this year's Young Citizen of the Year.

A woman left severely brain damaged following failings in surgery has received a £15.6million settlement which will fund the specialist care she requires for the rest of her life.

Tackling violence is the Met Police's top priority, Deputy Assistant Commissioner Graham McNulty insisted today, March 4, saying officers had carried out more than 2,500 stop and searches in the past three days.


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

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?

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