Londoners can expect very heavy rain, flooding and disruption to travel over the weekend as Storm Dennis swoops in.

The Mayor of London has announced he will be investing an extra £55.5million to tackle the underlying causes of violent crime, but critics have called for a more “holistic” approach to the issue.

A Romford man who admitted breaking into a north London home has been jailed for more than four years.

Power networks could struggle and travel plans face disruption when Storm Ciara “barges” into the UK with winds of up to 80mph this weekend.

The number of fines handed out to parents taking their children out of schools in Havering and Redbridge during term-time has risen in the past five years.

A children’s oncology nurse at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospital Trust who used her spare time to remake a patient’s “beads of courage” has been praised for her efforts.

A Goodmayes couple welcomed their son just 43 minutes after midnight on New Year’s Day, making him the first baby of the decade born at Queen’s Hospital in Romford.

Police are appealing for information after a fatal crash near Gallows Corner on New Year’s Day.

The Entertainer has announced the return of its Big Toy Rehoming campaign, in partnership with the Salvation Army.

A 50-year-old man has been charged following a number of armed robberies in Wanstead and Gants Hill.

A person was hit by a train between Gidea Park and Chadwell Heath last night.

The London Ambulance Service requires improvement to be safe despite being rated Good overall, inspectors said.

Two dogs have died in a house fire in Harold Wood.

Police have warned residents not to leave packaging for expensive items outside their homes.

As families gather to celebrate Christmas, NHS Blood and Transplant is urging everyone to take the time to consider and talk about their organ donation decision.

Christmas is traditionally a time of extravagance and a chance to spoil loved ones with gifts, great food and merry cheer. But can we enjoy the festive season sustainably?

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.


Sparing just a couple of hours a week to help at your local hospice is incredibly rewarding; you’re supporting a cause that helps people facing the end of their lives. But there’s more to volunteering than meets the eye.

The Government is encouraging people to stay alert as many take their first steps back to their workplace.

The Government has announced an unprecedented package of support to protect jobs and support business across the UK during the coronavirus outbreak.

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