Forest Gate

There are severe delays on TFL Rail services this evening between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield after a points failure at Forest Gate.

Four men have been jailed for a total of 50 years for two incidents of kidnap, false imprisonment and blackmail.

A Gants Hill letting agent has raised more than £79,000 to support the thousands of people affected by the Indonesian tsunami.

Commuters can expect cancellations and delays of up to 20 minutes on Greater Anglia trains towards Straford due to a defective track between Goodmayes and Seven Kings.

When the alarms sounded to let people know the war had ended many thought they were under attack.

Thousands of men and women whose deaths can be linked to the First World War have yet to be commemorated.

Four family members have been charged with modern slavery offences following dawn raids across east London.

A Forest Gate letting agent who crowded up to 23 adults into a Gants Hill home licensed to house only six has been fined £7,500.

A Goodmayes man and his accomplice have been jailed for a combined total of almost seven years after targeting online car sellers across Havering, Redbridge and Newham to steal vehicles during a nine-month crime spree.

Hundreds from the borough’s Shi’a Muslim community gathered together, dressed in back, for a somber procession through the streets of Newbury Park to mourn the martydom of the Prophet Muhammad’s grandson.

Peter has gone from sleeping rough behind Marks and Spencer to earning a living working in-store in the space of a year.

The seat of Ilford South is to remain unaltered under the latest Boundary Commission proposals, while the Wanstead area will be subsumed by Ilford North.

A hard-working student who scored high marks in his GCSEs despite battling a crippling kidney disease is this week’s Young Citizen Award nominee.

In the first of a two-part special, Prof Ged Martin looks at the history of the stations along the Liverpool Street line.

Like many young boys, Ilford lad Ryan Gordon had dreams of becoming a professional football player and banging in goals in front of thousands of adoring fans.

An Ilford student who has spent the last year in and out of hospital with a kidney disease has achieved top CGSE grades.

Justin Edinburgh hailed Dean Brill’s positivity on Saturday while Joe Widdowson talked up the quality of Orient’s head coach

Essex Police are appealing for witnesses to a Chigwell hit-and-run which left a cyclist with injuries.

Two Ilford men were sentenced to ten years in prison for the killing of Raja Ali in Dagenham in 2016.

Two Ilford men were today found guilty of killing Raja Ali in Dagenham in 2016.

A man has been banned from entering Ilford town centre for five years after being convicted of drugs possession.

East London’s Polish community came together at the weekend for a special celebration of all things Polska in Ilford.


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?

The Exchange in Ilford has added a state-of-the-art, Savannah-themed play area, with hand painted animal sculptures, to its brand new family zone, designed by American creative agency Playtime

Are you an unpaid carer aged 25 or over? Are you interested in working towards getting into or back into work? Do you need practical help and support to get ready for this big step? If your answer is yes to at least two of these questions read on.


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