Three members of an organised crime gang operating brothels in east London using women trafficked into the UK have been jailed for a total of 24 years.

Five suspected pop-up brothels at addresses in Redbridge have been raided by police.

The owner of a Wanstead convenience store has been fined £200 after failing to show he was disposing of his waste legally.

Two fraudsters from Redbridge and Harold Hill have been jailed for their part in a London-wide roofing scam that conned pensioners out of three quarters of a million pounds.

Yesterday, 17:00

Three fraudsters from Barking, Ilford and Plaistow who received rental payments for properties that were never available to rent have been sentenced for money laundering.

Yesterday, 15:00

The mayor of Redbridge was blindfolded for a day to experience what life is like for someone with sight loss.

Yesterday, 12:00

A driver and passenger both found themselves in the hot seat after they were caught misusing a blue badge permit in Ilford.

Yesterday, 10:36

Ilford Lane is closed following a collision involving a pedestrian this morning (Thursday, October 17).

Yesterday, 10:00

Ilford's Great British Bake Off hopeful has been eliminated from the show after failing to impress judges with his series of pastry challenges.



Matt Withers is joined by Jacob Ranson, Dan Bennett and Dave Evans to discuss the latest in east London football.


Ben Youngs has urged England to "fight right until the end" when they collide with Australia in Saturday's World Cup quarter-final at Oita Stadium.

With the National League season well underway, young Daggers supporter Keane Handley shares his thoughts in a regular blog


Dagenham & Redbridge will turn their attentions to the FA Cup this weekend as they look to bounce back from their first defeat in 12 games.


It's back to the studio for five-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan after crashing out of the English Open.


Redbridge manager Micky Wetherall has dubbed Walthamstow as the Essex Senior League title favourites ahead of their upcoming clash this weekend, writes Jacob Ranson.


Essex have announced that captain Ryan ten Doeschate has signed a one-year contract extension and will stay with the club until the end of the 2020 season.


New Leyton Orient head coach Carl Fletcher will use the Grimsby Town clash to assess the squad as he confirmed Ross Embleton will take charge.

Yesterday, 16:47

Newly-appointed head coach Carl Fletcher is excited and 'honoured' about his new challenge at Leyton Orient.


Sunday, October 13, 2019

Children as young as six will be displaying their art at an exhibition inspired by Valentines Mansion and its gardens.

Saturday, October 12, 2019

A hip-hop dance theatre company is coming to South Woodford to raise awareness about the "current mental health epidemic in adolescent boys and men".

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Release your inner warrior and head down to South Woodford for a show like no other.

Monday, September 16, 2019

An artist unveiled a highly detailed pencil portrait to mark the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' Abbey Road album.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

East London residents can get fully immersed in the nationwide Agatha Christie week next month when Wanstead Library is transformed into the scene of a classic murdery mystery.

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

The walls in Valentines Mansion will be decked out with art made by some of the most talented creatives in the borough this summer.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Popular Fairlop Fair is back for another year this weekend and will be jam-packed with fun activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Want to learn how to manage your manager? Or perhaps you need a little help getting that very vocal team member to play ball? Whatever your professional dilemma, a Wanstead based career coach can support you through it.

Friday, June 7, 2019

Two DJs from Wanstead are set to host a house music festival in Chelmsford for 30,000 revellers.

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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

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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