Almost £10,000 has been raised for the family of a "tireless and active" member of the Islamic community from Harold Wood who died at the age of 39.

A 16-year-old boy from Rush Green who was a passenger in a stolen van which was travelling at 75mph in a 30mph zone while being chased by police was "lucky" not to have died when it crashed, a court heard.

Two brothers from Harold Hill have been jailed after throwing a bottle containing petrol through a lounge window in Basildon over a dispute about a vehicle.

NHS leaders have secured funding to open a new early diagnosis centre in March 2020 - the first of its kind in the country.

Passengers can expect delays on the c2c network this morning (Thursday, August 1) due a train fault between Upminster and Barking.

More than 100 patients have gone missing from mental health hospitals at the North East London NHS Foundation Trust in the past two years.

Clinical commissioning groups in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge have been taken out of financial special measures.

Youngsters and their parents have been invited to take part in knife crime workshops at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRUT).

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

A Romford schoolgirl who achieved a top prize in an arts competition to celebrate 100 years of women in the Met Police have been given a certificate in honour of her achievement by Commissioner Cressida Dick at New Scotland Yard.

A police officer has been injured after attempting to detain the driver of a stolen car in Romford.

A crash 'resulting from an emergency services incident' has shut Rush Green Road in Romford in both directions.

A broken down train at Goodmayes is causing severe delays on TfL Rail between Liverpool Street and Shenfield.

Trains have been running at a reduced speed between Ilford and Manor Park after a lorry hit a bridge earlier today (Monday, June 10).

The Met Office has issued an amber weather warning for heavy rain across London.

Heavy thundery showers are expected across London today (Friday, June 7), which may cause travel disruption.

A 46-year-old man from Romford has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a man in Grays.

A fourth person has been charged with the murder of girl scout Jodie Chesney, who was stabbed in a park in Harold Hill.

A man in his fifties has been taken to hospital after being assaulted in Hornchurch this afternoon (Thursday, May 23).

Concerns have been raised about the standards of staff training and medical education at Queen's Hospital in Romford and King George Hospital in Goodmayes.

Essex Freemasons have joined with charity Lifelites for a 3,000 mile journey across Britain - part of a nationwide fundraising challenge to ensure that 700 terminally ill and disabled children receive the specialist care they need.


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The Ken Rhodes Group has over 35 years experience in double glazing, conservatory and door installation. Director Ken Rhodes tells us how a sliding patio door could turn your home into the ideal summer venue and open up your living and kitchen spaces.

Our front doors can evoke all sorts of feelings; a welcome sight after a long day, or an instant first impression to our new neighbours. The Ken Rhodes Group can help you find the best composite door. Here, business owner Ken Rhodes has compiled this essential guide with three reasons you should consider upgrading your front door.

There's an increasing vulnerability among our older population, suffering from the effects of chronic loneliness and feeling like a burden to their families. Sean Watson, Howard Lodge care home's facilities manager discusses the benefits attending a day centre can give you and your loved ones.

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