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There is disruption on the line serving Gidea Park through to Liverpool Street due to a broken down train near Ilford Station.

Community members are paying tribute to a kind and loving Ilford grandfather, teacher and former president of Sikh temples in Seven Kings and Barking.

A community group set up by a married couple from Barking and Dagenham has won £50,000 funding to bring teens and senior citizens together to tackle serious youth violence while keeping fit and healthy.

Vans plastered with the mugshots of men and women wanted in connection with a number of crimes - including burglaries, robberies and violent moped-enabled offences - are set to tour the capital.

Ash Wednesday is a Christian holy day of repentance and reflection marking the first day of Lent - the six weeks of penitence leading up to Easter.

A Barking woman is furious after being landed with an almost £3,000 bill for care that King George Hospital staff mistakenly told her was free.

Dozens of deaf east London residents celebrated the launch of a new project helping their community overcome feelings of isolation.

A Dagenham husband and wife who used bank cards they burgled from Chigwell homes to go on a spending spree have been jailed.

Three men have been jailed for ambushing a Barking man and beating him to death with garden shears and pickaxe handles in an Ilford town centre revenge attack.

Enforcement officers are appealing to find a phoney groom from Dagenham who bought a sham marriage in an attempt to flout immigration rules.

Three men have been convicted of ambushing a Barking man and beating him to death with garden shears and pickaxe handles in an Ilford town centre revenge attack.

Barking and Dagenham Council is among 11 boroughs which have joined forces to provide accommodation to families at risk of homelessness - backed by £38m in government funding.

Police have launched an appeal to find a man wanted for failing to answer bail in connection with knife possession.

Former boxing world champion Colin McMillan has been awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM) in the Queen's New Year Honours.

Police have released images of five suspects they are trying to trace in connection with the brutal beating of a 15-year-old boy before he was fatally stabbed outside a community centre.

A 19-year-old mum and two men have been jailed for a brutal attack at an Ilford home which left a man in a coma for nearly two weeks after corrosive ammonia was poured down his throat.

A 19-year-old mum and two men have been jailed for a brutal attack which left a man in a coma for nearly two weeks after corrosive ammonia was poured down his throat.

Barking and Dagenham Council has blasted "behind closed doors" plans to academise all Roman Catholic schools in the borough.

A Chadwell Heath mum accused of luring a filmmaker to an Ilford home where ambushers poured ammonia down his throat thought they were going to make a music video, a court heard.

Commuters can expect cancellations and delays of up to 20 minutes on Greater Anglia trains towards Straford due to a defective track between Goodmayes and Seven Kings.

Seven luxury cars have been destroyed in a huge fire which ripped through a Chadwell Heath car dealership.

As flu season approaches, GPs are reminding the borough's most vulnerable to get their free vaccination.

A fire ripped through the roof of a Chadwell Heath home and damaged around 10 percent of a neighbouring house last night (September 25).

Five teenagers who formed a carjacking cartel and burgled 49 homes across Redbridge, Havering and Barking and Dagenham have been jailed for a combined total of 20 years and four months.

Traffic is mounting on the A406 and in Ilford town centre following a car crash between the Ilford Flyover and Barking Flyover.

Chadwell Heath's chicken connoisseurs could be in store for a deep dose of cheekiness if a licensing application gets the green light.

A 24-year-old man from Hornchurch has died after being hit by a train at Goodmayes Station.

Two moped robbers who targeted from elderly residents across Bromley and parts of south west London have been jailed for a combined total of 32 years.

A man is in a life-threatening condition after being hit by a train in Goodmayes Station this morning (July 31).

Greater Anglia and TfL Rail services from Shenfield to Liverpool Street are running a delayed service after a man was struck by a train at Goodmayes Station.

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