Essex proved themselves as serious Specsavers County Championship title contenders as they condemned table-toppers Somerset to their first defeat of the season.

Romford-born striker Freddie Ladapo is on the move as he joins League One side Rotherham United from Plymouth Argyle for an undisclosed club-record fee.

New Dagenham & Redbridge midfielder James Dobson says he wants to play at the highest level possible in his career.

Essex seam bowler Jamie Porter was pleased to play his part as they built a lead against Somerset in the County Championship.

Everyone Active Raiders have revealed the new shirt designs for the upcoming 2019/2020 season in the brand new National League.

Cute baby swans were rescued by parks protection officers this afternoon after they got trapped in a storm drain.

Upminster pupils raised funds for a children's hospital charity by having a special Teddy Bears picnic.

More than 100 cream teas were sold at this year's Summer Flower Show in Elm Park.

Police are searching for a driver who fled the scene of a crash in Upminster this morning (Tuesday, June 25).

A woman has died following a crash in Gallows Corner.

A 91-year-old woman was "absolutely petrified" as she could do nothing but sit and watch as men broke in and ransacked her home.

Home-grown heroes Aaron Beard and Jamie Porter celebrated signing new two-year contracts at Essex by sharing nine-wickets as the hosts took control of their Specsavers County Championship clash with Somerset.

An Accessible Transport for All event in Romford raised £387 for the Head and Neck Cancer Foundation.

Hammers youngster Trott looks for senior appearances for League One club

There are severe delays on three Tube lines through east London this evening.

A sea cadet group is "disappointed" as it has been forced to cancel its Armed Forces open day after the club house's floor collapsed.

Harold Wood Running Club had 30 members take part in the third race in the East London Interclub Five Series (ELVIS) at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

When you work long, tiring hours, sometimes you just need to treat yourself.

Thousands of people across east London are being offered a free lung health MOT as part of the UK's largest ever lung cancer screening study.

Essex & Herts Leopards have announced the signing of guard Marius Kaftaniukas.

If your conservatory is freezing in the winter and boiling hot in the summer then you may benefit from having a flat roof installed. High-Tech Membrane Roofing install various types of roofs, as well as repairing them.

More than 80 children from schools across Havering are set to rub shoulders with Team Great Britain's athletes as part of an Everyone Active sporting initiative in Noak Hill.

Dagenham & Redbridge duo Liam Gordon and Elliot Bonds failed to prevent Guyana falling to a second defeat in the Gold Cup 2019 group stages as they lost 4-2 to Panama.

Great Britain's men and women got the better of their New Zealand rivals on the final weekend of FIH Pro League action at Twickenham Stoop.

Proposals to build 88 new homes on Romford Greyhound Stadium's overspill car park will go before the borough's strategic planning committee this week.

Somerset's bowling attack, led by Jamie Overton and Jack Leach, underlined why the county sit comfortably on top of the Specsavers County Championship Division One table as they bowled Essex out for 216.

Goresbrook and Woodford Green both beaten in latest outings

Oakfield Parkonians close in on top two, South Woodford slump to bottom

Harold Wood win; Shenfield suffer first loss; Gidea Park & Romford also beaten


If your conservatory is freezing in the winter and boiling hot in the summer then you may benefit from having a flat roof installed. High-Tech Membrane Roofing install various types of roofs, as well as repairing them.

Upgrading or updating double glazed windows may seem like an unnecessary endeavour, but it can offer many benefits. Double glazing specialist Ken Rhodes shares his expert advice on how it can improve your home.

We take a look at what dementia is, how it affects people, and how to care for someone with the condition.

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