An NHS worker and a mother expecting her second child, Labour’s London Assembly candidate, Ivana Bartoletti, wants to send a message of “trust and hope”.

Picture: BrianAJackson

The A127 Ardleigh Green Bridge was reduced to a single lane carriageway in both directions on Monday as work to replace it continues.

Mayor of London Boris Johnson announced a multi-million plan for the redevelopment of 86 acres of industrial land owned by the Greater London Authority in London Riverside on Friday.

A multi-million plan to develop 86 acres of riverside land will regenerate at least eight run-down industrial sites in Rainham.

Yesterday, 17:57
Circus big top. Picture: Johnny Green/PA

Rival circuses are accusing each other of using “every trick in the book” to drum up publicity for their own event after rolling into town at the same time.

Yesterday, 17:24
Rainham Hall

An 18th century manor upheld as one of the country’s finest surviving examples of a Georgian merchant’s home has opened to the public for the first time.

Yesterday, 14:55
The site would be one of three in London. Picture: David Parry/PA

Drivers could be popping into Rainham to charge their hydrogen-fuelled cars within 18 months after developers earmarked the area for their £31million project.

Yesterday, 12:29
Gray Gardens

A teenager has been charged with kidnap and attempted robbery after an abduction in Elm Park.

Yesterday, 10:31

Staff from F Barnes Solicitors holding a fundraising event for Saint Francis Hospice at Romford Bowls Club.

Businesses donated both their time and money for a good cause.

Yesterday, 07:26
Zac Goldsmith, who has been chosen as the Conservative Party's candidate to run for London mayor in 2016, the Tories have announced. (Nick Ansell/PA)

Zac Goldmsmith has been chosen as the Conservative Party candidate for the 2016 London Mayoral elections.


Johnstone’s Paint Trophy: Stevenage 1 Dagenham & Redbridge 2

Ilford boss Allan Fenn helped make the draw for the third round of the Essex Senior Cup

Plum ties for Hornchurch and Redbridge

Tony Cottee

Former Hammers star Tony Cottee has been surprised by the new campaign

Dave Collis scores the first goal for Hornchurch at Cray Wanderers (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Bridge Avenue boss reflects on 2-0 success, his goalscorers and defending from the front

Romford manager Paul Martin and assistant Mark Lord (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Romford boss pleased after progress boosts finances

Justin Hoyte of Dagenham (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Justin Hoyte set for starting berth at Broadhall Way

Dagenham and Redbridge manager Wayne Burnett (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Dagenham & Redbridge sign Irish winger for a month

Fans attending Non-League Day are being encouraged to #WearTheWig to support Prostate Cancer UK

Supporters attending Non-League Day can help raise funds for Prostate Cancer UK

Local youngsters are battling it out on the football fields of Essex and London

National Cup: Glenthorne High 1 Marshalls Park 4


Sunday, October 4, 2015

A tribute band is bringing to the stage a supergroup that the world never got to see play live.

Saturday, October 3, 2015
American jazz singer Kai Hoffman, who is coming to Queen's Theatre, in Billet Lane, Hornchurch.

International jazz sensation Kai Hoffman is bringing the fabulous ’50s back to Hornchurch for one night only.

Sunday, September 27, 2015
Mark Anthony, who is bringing his Nat King Cole tribute show to the Brookside Theatre, in Romford. Picture: Mark Anthony

If you L.O.V.E big band music then why not swing down to Brookside Theatre, Eastern Road, Romford for an ‘Unforgettable’ night of Nat King Cole ballads.

Saturday, September 19, 2015
Tommy (L) and Daniel Young (R)

10-year-old-actors Tommy and Daniel Young were honoured to be included in the new 70s-inspired police sitcom Top Coppers - especially in a role that didn’t require too much practice...

Sunday, September 13, 2015
(Left to right) Claire Storey, Lucy Wells, Sarah Mahony, Tina Gray, Gemma Salter and Gilian Cally starring in Queen's Theatre's production Steel Magnolias. Picture: Mark Sepple

Although the Queen’s Theatre play is confined to a hairdressers in Louisiana, the women who frequent it go on huge journeys of personal growth and share everything from day-to-day musings to life-changing events.

Saturday, September 5, 2015
Cavern Beatles

Be transported on a magical mystery tour through the hits of the Beatles.

Thursday, September 3, 2015
The cast of Brookside Theatre's concert Nights on Broadway, staged in aid of our Fundraise on the First campaign with children's charity First Step. Picture: Brookside Theatre

The energy and soaring vocals of some of our best-loved musicals were strikingly recreated at a charity concert.

Sunday, August 30, 2015
The cast of Roll Over Beethoven

Walking into the auditorium, I didn’t know what to expect from Roll Over Beethoven, inspired by Shakespeare’s Hamlet.

Saturday, August 29, 2015
Bad Manners performing at havering Show

Buster Bloodvessel, the eccentric, bald-headed, frontman of ska band Bad Manners has pledged to get his audience to their feet as he closes this year’s Havering Show.

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