Yesterday, 19:49

Follow our live blog for the latest news, announcements and medical advice from across east London, to be brought to you throughout the coronavirus crisis.

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Yesterday, 08:00

Five days into lockdown and we’re all beginning to get used to this odd version of house arrest.

Fri, 18:52

“It’s not just on hold, it’s going down,” says Lindsey Horne, a volunteer at Lennox Children’s Cancer Fund.

Fri, 15:04

A Cranham mum-of-two revealed she is “desperate” to come back to the UK as she and her husband have been left stuck in New Zealand.

Fri, 13:13

It is finally Friday after what seems like the longest week ever, so take a break and see how you get on in our pub quiz.

Fri, 10:00

Andrew Rosindell MP has urged Romford residents stranded abroad to contact him as he bids to help people return to the UK.

Fri, 09:01

People across east London applauded NHS staff last night as part of a nationwide thank you event.


Yesterday, 18:05

Former England captain Alastair Cook says he would rather the County Championship was not played at all this season rather than attempting to hold a dramatically condensed campaign.

Yesterday, 10:47

The Essex Cricket League have revealed that long-time sponsor Shepherd Neame have been forced to withdraw their support for the 2020 and 2021 seasons.

Yesterday, 10:24

West Ham have eight players in self-isolation showing mild symptoms of coronavirus.

Fri, 19:01

The Premier League, PFA and the EFL say some “difficult decisions” will need to be taken in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

Fri, 17:30

The English cricket season was due to get under way in Sri Lanka this week with county champions Essex taking on the MCC in the traditional curtain-raising fixture.

Fri, 17:00

With sport shutting down across the globe due to the coronavirus pandemic, why not test your sporting knowledge with a quiz?

Fri, 15:30

Young Dagenham & Redbridge supporter has been writing a blog during the 2019/20 season

Fri, 15:28

Leopards will finish the aborted 2019/20 National League season in 11th place, following an announcement to end the campaign.

Fri, 14:30

Hornchurch hopeful Tom Toolis admitted postponing the Tokyo Games later this year due to the coronavirus pandemic was the only sensible option.


Friday, March 20, 2020

A collective of mixed media artists will soon be displaying work inspired by a well-known rock n’ roll artist in Hornchurch.

Friday, March 20, 2020

In these troubled times, who better to rally the nation in a chorus of song than national treasure Gareth Malone?

Monday, March 16, 2020

The Romford Film Festival kicks off from May 6. Over six days they’ll show 120 films and offer audiences the chance to meet with the filmmakers and producers.

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Timeless classics are set to captivate audiences as Disney on Ice presents Magical Ice Festival at London’s iconic SSE Arena in Wembley.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

A Hornchurch 10-year-old boy hopes to one day be as big as Martin Freeman after performing alongside the Hobbit actor in a new Sky comedy series.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

An all-singing and all-dancing extravaganza of a show that pays tribute to the musical film Moulin Rouge is coming to Hornchurch.

Friday, February 28, 2020

On a dark evening a family of Gypsy travellers gather around the fire to tell scary stories of a little girl in a red riding hood and a big bad wolf.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

A unique tap dance show that explores communication and relationships through sound is coming to Hornchurch.

Monday, February 24, 2020

Award-winning singer Lynda Radford is bringing the best of 50s actress and singer, Doris Day, to Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch.


The Romford Film Festival kicks off from May 6. Over six days they’ll show 120 films and offer audiences the chance to meet with the filmmakers and producers.

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