More than 300 Caribbean elders celebrated Christmas with dancing and singing at a Windrush-themed party in Ilford town centre.
A man claiming to be a supermarket security guard violently robbed a 90-year-old woman in the doorway of her Barkingside home.
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MP for Ilford South, Mike Gapes, joined more than 500 other MPs to plant trees as part of the Queen's Commonwealth Canopy - a network of forest conservation initiatives to mark Her Majesty's lifetime of service to the Commonwealth.
An unsuspecting shopper was horrified to encounter about 10 rats scurrying feverishly in a flower bed between two high street giants in South Woodford.
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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