Yesterday, 17:00

A temporary mortuary built on a beauty spot at the height of the coronavirus pandemic has been removed and will give way to a new wildflower habitat.

Yesterday, 15:00

More than 200 people have objected to a proposed 5G mast near to Chigwell’s Manford Way Park.

Yesterday, 11:58

BLM Redbridge co-founder Giselle Richelieu about the recently formed grassroots organisation championing change in the borough.

Yesterday, 10:00

Drivers are being asked to help tackle air pollution caused by idling engines.

Yesterday, 08:00

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Yesterday, 07:00

A young woman from Ilford has been named as one of the top 10 black students in the country.

Thu, 17:32

A NHS doctor who saw the devastating effects of coronavirus first-hand has been inspired to make a documentary about pandemics to sound the alarm for the next one.

Thu, 15:00

Violent crime could rise in Redbridge and across the capital if the government does not provide more funding for the police, says Redbridge Council’s deputy leader.

Thu, 12:31

A barber has been fined £100 for placing two chairs outside his shop so elderly customers could wait while social distancing.


Yesterday, 14:30

Ronnie O’Sullivan says he and Ding Junhui have struck the perfect life balance and the Chinese player is ‘driving his own’ car ahead of their World Snooker Championship clash.

Yesterday, 12:33

Arsenal Women will start their 2020-21 Women’s Super League campaign with a home game against Reading at Meadow Park.

Yesterday, 10:42

Dagenham & Redbridge are delighted to announce the signing of striker Paul McCallum on a three-year-deal from National League rivals Solihull Moors.

Yesterday, 10:00

Wanstead & Snaresbrook captain Joe Ellis-Grewal is eager for his side to continue their current momentum as they look to remain in the hunt for the Shepherd Neame Essex League Premier Gooch Division title.

Yesterday, 07:56

Former striker Matt Harrold has joined Leyton Orient’s first-team coaching staff, completing Ross Embleton’s backroom team ahead of the upcoming 2020/21 season.

Yesterday, 07:00

The only downside of Feroze Khushi’s memorable Essex debut was that his parents could not be present at locked-down Fortress Chelmsford.

Thu, 17:00

Hornchurch manager Mark Stimson insists winger George Saunders is ‘irreplaceable’ as they start plans for the upcoming season.

Thu, 16:00

Woodford Wells captain Joe Johnson is looking forward to facing his former club South Woodford this weekend.

Thu, 14:00

Ilford captain Nigel Jacobs has returned to the line-up after missing the first few weeks of the season in order to remain ‘safe’ during the Covid-19 pandemic.


Mon, 12:19

The Kenneth More Theatre, which had planned to stage its first post-lockdown live performance on Saturday, was forced to postpone it after government guidelines changed on Friday.

Friday, July 31, 2020

The new normal has been Drew Davies’ for some time.

Thursday, July 30, 2020

The Kenneth More Theatre, which served as a food bank at the peak of the coronavirus pandemic, will re-open on Saturday with strict safety rules in place.

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Hyper realist South Woodford artist Kelvin Okafor has launched a new exhibition in central London’s Oxford Street in support of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement.

Friday, June 26, 2020

A Wanstead dance school celebrated its 30th anniversary with a “Super Zoom” event and the founder talked about the pros and cons of teaching under lockdown.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

The all-girl outfit make their best record yet, striding into new sonic territory with their bright melodies and peppy lyrics.

Friday, April 10, 2020

The ongoing countrywide lockdown means this year’s Easter weekend feels very different for many.

Friday, March 20, 2020

In these troubled times, who better to rally the nation in a chorus of song than national treasure Gareth Malone?

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

To close out Women’s History Month Redbridge library is celebrating the achievements and careers of female leaders in Stem fields.

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The NHS Test and Trace system provides protection for family, friends, colleagues and the community, and is here to keep all of us safe and allow us to enjoy summer safely. We take a look at how the system is working and talk to one member of the thousands of team members about her experiences.

People are being encouraged to enjoy summer safely by exploring destinations closer to home. Taking a holiday in the United Kingdom offers people the chance to uncover some stunning scenery, wonderful attractions and superb accommodation without having to jump on a plane. Here, we take a look at the type of places you can stay, the rules you need to follow and how to enjoy a great staycation.

Summer is here and people from across the South East region can enjoy the many attractions that we have on our doorstep, as long as we follow UK Government advice and enjoy summer safely. There are plenty of places to go and things to do to suit every budget. Here is our guide to the numerous great days out.

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