Firefighters have been tackling a blaze at an industrial unit in Rainham.

There are severe delays between Barking and Upminster due to an earlier signal failure at Upminster.

Eight fire engines and around 60 firefighters are tackling a warehouse fire in Rainham.

One of the most ambitious visual portraits of citizenship ever undertaken in one of the world's largest cities has been launched today, November 4, on more than 600 billboards across all of London's 33 boroughs.

Firefighters came to the rescue after a young deer got itself stuck in railings in Harold Hill.

Parcel postboxes have been unveiled in locations across east London, including Romford, Harold Hill, Elm Park and Hornchurch.

People living in Barking, Havering and Redbridge will now be able to receive NHS-funded IVF treatment from a hospital trust closer to home.

An Ilford Uber driver says he was forced to drive 220 miles for eight-and-a-half hours without a break by three passengers carrying out "illegal activities" across London and Essex.

A new homeless and rough sleeper outreach scheme will see GPs delivering health checks in hostels and on the streets.

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRUT) faced fines of up to £18,000 last year for breaking rules which ban mixed-sex wards.

Thunderstorms, heavy rain and flash flooding is expected to bring travel disruption across London today (Monday, October 14).

Havering roundabouts are among some of the most dangerous junctions in the borough, according to new figures revealing the location of every crash last year.

Eight fire engines and 60 firefighters tackled a balcony blaze in Harold Wood on Saturday (September 21).

Do you recognise this man? Officers would like to speak to him about an assault on a member of staff at Goodmayes station.

Four fire engines and 25 firefighters were called to a grass fire in Rainham last night (Thursday, August 29).

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.


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