September 17 2014 Latest news:
Cartoon characters made an appearance at a charity run held to help a boy walk unaided.
About 200 people were evacuated from their homes and places of work in Romford this morning because of a gas leak.
Firefighters have evacuated about 200 people from homes and businesses while engineers deal with a gas leak in Romford town centre.
Trains passing through Romford and Ilford are subject to delays and cancellations due to an earlier fault.
Runners from all over the country descended on Hornchurch Country Park to take part in London’s first 24-hour off-road race last weekend.
Angela Hutton writes about the Scout’s summer camp spent in a traditional Welsh mining town
Across the UK football fans are thrilled by the start of the football season as some of the world’s top footballer’s return to the field to kick off the UEFA Europa League.