Jamie Brown, of Archant's Local Impact initiative, explains why all businesses need their own website

A campaigner has denied accusations he sent a councillor a veiled threat on Facebook in protest at plans to house homeless families in Hainault parks.

Residents and groups have reacted with outrage following the news that the Kenneth More Theatre (KMT) Company will not schedule any more performances at the beloved community venue after July.

Ilford North MP Wes Streeting has said there will be an increased police presence around Gants Hill and has asked people not to circulate videos of violent incidents on social media following the double stabbing yesterday afternoon.

Jamie Brown, of Archant's Local Impact initiative, explains how to use social media to your advantage

Culture secretary Jeremy Wright explains why local newspapers are so important

A Redbridge mosque is hosting an exhibition honouring Albanian Muslims who rescued Jews during the Holocaust which had been set to take place in Barnet - but was cancelled amid criticism.

Ilford North MP Wes Streeting has promised campaigners that he will request the government "calls in" a proposed scheme to house more than 90 homeless families in two Hainault parks.

About 90 homeless families could be temporarily housed in two Hainault parks by Redbridge Council - but more than 940 people have signed a petition against the proposals.

The NR F1 Podcast reviews the 2018 Formula 1 season - with Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes top of the pile, plus some exiting developments awaiting in 2019.

Alistair Coleman, author of the hit book Angry People in Local Newspapers, has been speaking with Layth Yousif about the cult publication about to reach the bestsellers lists...

The David Lloyd Gym in Chigwell is closed until further notice after a fire tore through the building last night (Thursday, December 6).

The team at North East London NHS Treatment Centre may have looked a little odd on Friday (November 16) but it was all for a very good cause.

I like science fiction. I grew up wearing glasses so I didn't have much say in the matter.

Ten people have died homeless in Redbridge since October last year - six of them from India, trapped for years in a bureaucratic limbo. A community campaign is being launched to stop them dying on our doorstep.

The tournament at the Copper Box Arena will have London Pulse involved later this month

A 16-year-old volunteer who has overcome being bullied and is now campaigning stamp it out across the country is this week's Young Citizen nominee.

"It was clear that whatever race, religion or even distance between us, we are all connected by a common passion. Our love for the English language."

Do you know someone who's gone "that bit further" in the name of fair play and sportsmanship in grassroots Essex football?


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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