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.

A Woodford Green care home has created an outdoor visiting area to allow its residents to see family and friends once again.

Over the past five months, the UK has lost ability to balance risk.

The Covid-19 outbreak means life for everyone has changed beyond recognition in the past five months - but how well do you really know the new rules?

A London-wide campaign to raise awareness of Covid-19 testing and contact tracing has launched in Redbridge.

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.

New figures have revealed the areas in Redbridge with the most deaths linked to the coronavirus.

Churches are busy filling out risk assessments in order to meet.

The MP for Ilford South has reiterated calls for a death in service payment to be given to the families of transport workers who have died from coronavirus.

A £2million government boost to the town hall’s coffers has been greeted with scorn.

I am sure the vast majority of readers are relieved that life is returning to a version of normal following the hardships of lockdown.

A grandfather says he is now living his second life after returning home following a gruelling three months being treated for Covid-19 at King George Hospital.

Redbridge Council is holding a virtual public meeting tomorrow (Wednesday, July 8) on safely re-opening schools.

Andrea Prout is the co-ordinator of Pemberton Place, Saint Francis Hospice’s day services and social hub for patients. She explains how her role has changed completely.

National media claims that Redbridge could face the threat of a local lockdown similar to that in Leicester are “wholly inaccurate and misleading”, say the council.

More than 2,000 residents have signed a petition demanding the government fill the “black hole” in the council’s finances caused by the coronavirus.

“I feel proud of what I have done.” Nurses at King George and Queen’s hospitals have revealed their experiences after being transferred to work on critical care wards at the peak of the coronavirus crisis.

After beating cancer and then battling Covid-19 for three months, an Upminster mum celebrated her daughter’s birthday the day after she was released from King George Hospital.

The leader of Redbridge Council has said a £45m “black hole” the government has failed to pay back for responding to the coronavirus pandemic will put vital services at risk.

Shahina Haque, family support services manager at Saint Francis Hospice, explains the impact of Covid-19 on the bereavement support service

The number of universal credit claimants rose across east London between April and May, according to the latest figures from the department of work and pensions (DWP).

New figures have revealed the areas in Redbridge with the most deaths linked to the coronavirus.

Constituencies in Ilford have seen more than 30,000 jobs furloughed, figures show.

Elderly people living alone in Redbridge are able to hug their grandchildren and separated couples are finally reunited from Saturday June 13 as Government restrictions are eased even further.

Sharon Williams, complementary therapist at Saint Francis Hospice, Havering-atte-Bower, explains how her team have adapted to not being able to touch their patients


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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