A radio service catering to patients at King George and Queen's Hospitals is set to run its third annual 25-hour nonstop broadcast to raise money for charity on the day the clocks go back - and you can get involved by sponsoring a song.

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Patients, staff and other visitors to Queen's and King George hospitals might have noticed something different this week, as the borough's NHS trust celebrated national Play in Hospital Week.

A gang of county lines drug dealers from across east London have been brought to justice after they were found guilty of transporting Class A drugs from London to Exeter - often using coerced children as drug mules while bragging about their illegal lifestyles on Snapchat.

Redbridge was one of the country's 25 worst knife crime hotspots last year, according to figures released by the Metropolitan Police.

More than 60 nurses and midwives celebrated their achievements at a special graduation ceremony held by the Barking, Havering and Redbridge NHS hospital trust at Queen's Hospital.

Youngsters from one Wanstead primary school put their imaginations to excellent use when they joined poetry group the Redbridge Rhymesters for a special Halloween-themed workshop last month.

A burglar has been found guilty of taking part in a break-in in Chigwell where more than £60,000 worth of jewellery was taken.

Green-fingered Londoners are being invited to apply for free trees after the Mayor of London announced he would be giving 55,000 away for citizens to plant in gardens and community spaces.

Lucky pupils at one Barkingside primary school had a National Poetry Day to remember when Leyton Orient defender Joe Widdowson popped in to inpsire their creative writing.

There is slow moving traffic on the A12 and A406 at Redbridge Roundabout this morning (Tuesday, October 1) after a lorry hit a number of cars on the North Circular's slip road.

A popular Wanstead pub is to have its premises licence reviewed over allegations of regular public nuisance and anti-social behaviour linked to the venue.

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A man in his 40s is in critical condition in hospital after being hit by a car in Hainault this lunchtime (Friday, September 27).

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Fifteen young people from Redbridge were referred to a London-wide project hoping to protect children from becoming embroiled in county lines drug dealing last year, new data has revealed.

The NHS hospital trust that runs Queen's and King George hospitals has introduced a new team of specialists to support children living with asthma in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge.

A nurse at the Barking, Havering and Redbridge NHS hospital trust put his expertise to good use earlier this month when he saved the life of a man who had a heart attack at the wheel of his car in Brentwood.

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The health trust in charge of Queen's and King George Hospitals has revealed it is forming an NHS group with north east London's mental health trust - but chiefs insist the move should not be seen as a merger.

Two dangerous drivers both caught travelling at 100mph down the A12 in Goodmayes and Newbury Park recorded the fastest speeds captured by the borough's speed cameras in the last four years, the Recorder can reveal.

The NHS trust responsible for mental health support services in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge has had its quality rating cut from Good to Requires Improvement by health watchdogs.

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A Wanstead carpenter left a bystander with a chipped tooth during a drunken brawl with bouncers at a Barking pub after they didn't let him in to use the toilet.

A man from Liverpool who left a woman with fractured ribs after assaulting her in the bar of a Woodford Green hotel will not be going to prison after he received a suspended sentence.

The Ministry of Justice is weighing up plans to reduce defendants' access to free legal representation at Barkingside and Romford magistrates' courts by cutting duty solicitor slots by a third.

As part of Organ Donation Week 2019, a doctor at the NHS hospital trust which runs Queen's and King George Hospitals is urging would-be organ donors to make sure their families are aware of their intentions.

Redbridge Council has made £336,351 in library fines since 2015, the Recorder can reveal.

Plans for a 300-person birthday party running until 5am at an Ilford banqueting suite have been cancelled by organisers after police objected over safety concerns.

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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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