Four men have been charged by detectives investigating the theft of around £120,000 from cash machines across Kent, Essex and London.

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

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

Firefighters were called to a car fire on the A406 between Ilford and Barking this afternoon.

Opportunities were missed to protect a vulnerable 11-month-old baby from Ilford who died in the care of an unqualified Vietnamese babysitter in Barking, a review has found.

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 van which caught fire earlier this afternoon is causing long delays on the A406 between Redbridge and Barking.

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

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

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.

Flooding of homes and roads along the River Roding is expected today, the Environment Agency has warned.

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a 16-year-old boy was found in a street in Dagenham.

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?

Two men from Barking and Stoke Newington and a Colchester teenager have been jailed for the attempted murder of a man who was repeatedly stabbed after being lured to an area of Marks Tey in Essex.

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

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.

Parcel postboxes have been unveiled in locations across east London, including Barking and Dagenham.

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.

Three fraudsters from Barking, Ilford and Plaistow who received rental payments for properties that were never available to rent have been sentenced for money laundering.

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).

A Chadwell Heath banqueting suite which has been operating without planning permission for the past four years has submitted another “change of use” planning application to Redbridge Council.

A gang member from Chadwell Heath has been jailed for nine years after he and his accomplices were found with two kilograms of cocaine.

A 24-year-old woman who died after she was hit by a train at Goodmayes station was not “adequately assessed” by a mental health team before she was discharged from hospital just one hour earlier, an inquest heard.

Nearly 7,000 people took part in an annual Sikh march between temples in Barking and Seven Kings to mark the first revelation of holy scriptures.

A pub in Chadwell Heath has organised a raffle, bake sale and bike ride to raise money for charity.

A serving police officer based in Chadwell Heath accused of elbowing a pro-Brexit protester in the face before punching him four times has appeared in court.


For the past six months, employers and employees have been adapting to ways of working from home. The green light has now been given to many people to go back to offices safely. From flexible hours and staggered starting times to deep cleaning, we’re getting ready for new ways of working.

School’s in for summer – and beyond – with health experts agreeing that pupils safely returning to their studies is “positively” the right thing to do. It’s vital for all children’s welfare, not just in terms of students’ future education but also mental and physical well-being, as well as social interaction of classmates.

The NHS Test and Trace system provides protection for family, friends, colleagues and the community, and is here to keep all of us safe and allow us to enjoy summer safely. We take a look at how the system is working and talk to one member of the thousands of team members about her experiences.

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