Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospital’s deputy chief operation officer has urged residents to access health services wisely this year.

Four men responsible for kidnapping a man and assaulting him have been jailed for a total of more than 35 years.

The borough’s hospital trust is facing criticism over a proposal to transfer its sterilisation unit 40 miles away.

A collision has led to the closure of two lanes on the northbound A406 between Ilford Hill and the Redbridge Roundabout this morning.

A man told an undercover police officer outside Ilford station that he could offer a good deal for a gram of cocaine, a court has heard.

After residents lost everything they own in the Grenfell Tower tragedy, students in Redbridge have been helping young people return to school.

Two teenagers from Barking and Dagenham have been jailed for their part in a series of horrific attacks which saw taxi drivers threatened at knifepoint.

Two mortgage fraudsters who preyed on financially vulnerable residents desperate for a home loan have been handed prison sentences.

A man has been charged with escaping from prison after he allegedly broke out of HMP Pentonville and was discovered by police in Ilford.

The sister of Matthew Baker is accused of keeping him hidden and buying him hair dye to change his appearance after he broke out of Pentonville prison.

From a man calling to say that his “very very large friend” was stuck up a tree, to a man calling to request a Big Mac, the London Fire Brigade has revealed its top ten weirdest calls.

Police have issued an appeal after a 53-year-old was stabbed with a machete.

Prime Minister David Cameron will step down in October after the UK backed the campaign to leave the European Union.

Residents will be redirected away from A&E on Monday, if they are deemed to not need emergency care, in Queen’s Hospital, Rom Valley Way, Romford.

Junior doctors working for the Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust will be forced to accept a new contract without agreement or further negotiation, health secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced.

Junior doctors set up a picket line this morning in an ongoing dispute over proposed contract changes with the government.

The strike by junior doctors is back on after talks with the government broke down.


The festive season is a hectic time for many, with frenzied dashes to the shops for groceries and gifts, and parties to arrange and attend.

You don’t have to make the trek to the North Pole to get into the Christmas spirit this year.

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