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Residents fear Redbridge Council could revive rejected housing application with another company
Missing Ilford woman with anxiety and heart condition found in Brighton
OFSTED praises teachers and students at 'good' Barking and Dagenham College
Smokers urged to fully extinguish cigs after Leytonstone High Road fire
Boost for house-hunters as council confirms all 79 new Leytonstone homes will be affordable
Alzheimer's Society picks Waltham Forest as one of ten areas to create dementia-friendly communities
Win flights on one of Flybe's new routes to Dublin, Glasgow and Manchester from London Southend Airport
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Guide dog puppies head to London Southend Airport as a vital part of their training
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Police warn parents about 'Live.Me' app after Walthamstow paedophile jailed for four years
Seventieth anniversary of India's independence from Britain celebrated in Barking
Film review: The Dark Tower illuminates a titanic battle between good and evil
Yacht's interior destroyed by blaze in Leigh
Accident involving two vehicles causes disruption in Grays
TRAFFIC: Congestion in Canvey Island
c2c service from Laindon to Fenchurch Street will not stop at West Horndon and Upminster
TRAFFIC: Congestion on M11 from Loughton to junction four on A406
TRAFFIC: Disruption on A13 London-bound towards M25
c2c service from Leigh-On-Sea to Fenchurch Street cancelled
It happened today - this day in history August 15
'Food Waste Challenge' aims to save Havering households money and promote sustainability
Ilford woman with heart condition and anxiety still missing
Fears grow for well-being of missing Walthamstow man
Police warn public not to approach wanted man who failed to attend sentencing at Romford Magistrates'
Kitchen Social project bears fruit for Havering children on free school meals
Collier Row Post Office staff face uncertain future if move goes ahead
Future of Elm Park Horticultural Guild looks gloomy because of inactive members and few young recruits
Council vows to replace Romford car park ticket machines that do not take new pound coins within two months
Apprentice-to-be from Romford says 'social pressure' pushed her to choose uni to advance career
Romford no longer luckiest postcode in the country to win the lottery
The Essex HMVA Military and Flying Machines Show wowed crowds at the weekend
Win tickets to see A Fox on the Fairway at Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch
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Five plants you need to create a therapeutic garden
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Sunrise and sunset from Monday August 14
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Try one of Nadiya Hussain's takes on Brit-style cooking with one of these delicious recipes
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High tide at Tilbury from Monday August 14 (BST)
It happened today - this day in history August 12
Havering Museum invites residents to delve into the fashion and music of the 50s
Romford and Goodmayes cancer patients to receive improved care thanks to trust member's invention
Fictitious account of 2011 London riots to open free Barking literature festival
Blockheads vocalist promises 'quality' and 'impressive' Havering show
Hero milkman from Hornchurch nets award for good deed triple
Rare caterpillar found at RHS Garden Hyde Hall after 150 year absence from Essex
It happened today - this day in history August 11
Concern grows for missing Ilford teen
Ilford man caught dealing 'Spice' in Met crackdown jailed
Romford 'Spice' dealer jailed for a year
Sadiq Khan may revive rejected application to build 177 new homes in Ilford, residents fear
Two men charged with murder of Joshua Bwalya in Barking
It happened today - this day in history August 10
Number five bus route to soon directly serve Romford hospital but not section of South Street
Carewatch nets new contracts in Havering and east London, creating 300 new jobs
'Walk4david40' conjures £8,500 for late Woodford Green banker
Leytonstone hospital staff's bright new yellow badges with bold font to help visually impaired
Spaceman makes contact with youngsters via amateur radio in Chingford
Police appeal over double shooting in Romford
Prodigal cat returns to owner TWELVE YEARS after going missing in Redbridge
See the likes of Ruth Madoc, Ray Quinn and Jon Robyns in The Wedding Singer at Cliffs Pavilion next week
Fifth arrest made following fatal stabbing of Joshua Bwalya in Barking
Film review: A Ghost Story is an oddity that caresses the heartstrings and lingers in the memory
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Centenarian trio from Rainham with more than three hundred years' experience reveal secrets to long life
Residents repel Romford petrol station's around-the-clock booze licence application
Wheely good new cycle hub unveiled in Barking
African market coming to Barking for eleventh consecutive year
Significant damage caused to Dagenham property by blaze
Beach-themed cards and summer props bring slice of the seaside to Romford shopping centre
Arty puppeteers summon ballerinas and army of Frankenstein's monsters in Hornchurch
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Christmas Grinch, who laughed as he ransacked homes across Essex and east London last December, jailed for six years
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Keep your garden looking colourful for longer
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Gennaro Contaldo shares his passion for fresh food and good cooking
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High tide at Tilbury from Monday August 7 (BST)
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TRAFFIC: Collision involving two lorries blocking M25, warns Essex Council
Chingford man jailed for eight years for historic child sexual assaults
Leytonstone firefighters raise £532 for colleagues and charity in station open day
Normandy veteran from Upminster wins £6k day before becoming great-grandad
Police refuse to confirm alleged victim of fatal Barking stabbing is 16-year-old Joshua Barla
Romford doctor to appear in court after being charged with 118 sexual offences
Earmarked closure of Dagenham police station is 'half-baked' and 'nonsense', Labour MP warns
Nine new 'affordable' family-rented homes to be built in Hainault by next summer
Kids mean business as they make 600 per cent profit margin in four days in Walthamstow
Performers to return soon to 'historic' Walthamstow music venue that hosted likes of Jack Dee and Kula Shaker
Police arrest four men in Barking and Dagenham for allegedly stealing mopeds and breaking curfews
Dagenham residents set to benefit from bus route change improving Romford hospital access
Man dies in Barking stabbing incident
Film review: Maudie is an inspirational story of triumph against adversity
Redbridge hospice to roll out red carpet for three outdoor screenings of Hollywood classics
Cyclist in his 60s suffers serious head injuries following Upminster collision
New neighbourhood watch to be set up in Lakeside and Lakefields Close, Rainham
Duo threaten retail worker with knife in Benfleet supermarket robbery
Win one of two pairs of Carabao Cup tickets to Southend United vs Newport County
Broken down freight train between Dagenham Dock and Barking disrupts London-bound c2c services
TRAFFIC: Delays between Rettendon Turnpike and Howe Green
Gas mains replacement works may cause delays in Ilford
No compensation for residents and businesses who 'will suffer another two years of pollution' from 15 month Ardleigh Green bridge project delay
Havering College pulls out of merger with Barking and Dagenham College over fears for independence
Strike! Bowlers smash fundraising record in Collier Row
Baker returns with cake to thank Romford hospital staff for overseeing recovery
Chris Packham to speak at Rainham Marshes against 'criminal behaviour' damaging hen harrier population
Man found guilty of manslaughter of Ricky Hayden in Romford
Meet, learn about and groom ponies for free at Leyton riding centre
Win tickets to an A-Maize-ing Summer Spectacular at Marsh Farm
How to copy the vertical planting trend
Sunrise and sunset from Monday July 31 (BST)
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Bake Off champ, Candice Brown, does comfort food perfectly in her first cookbook
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High tide at Tilbury from Monday July 31 (BST)
Trading Standards sting results in Walthamstow shop owner fined more than £1,000 for selling alcohol to minor
Authorised officers in Redbridge will tell owners to put dogs on leads in certain areas, council proposes
Aspirational students of business from Barking and Dagenham reap rewards for learning tricks of the trade
Marine-themed activities go down swimmingly with children at Romford wildlife park
Ilford mental health seminar to give those with issues chance to find help for free
Met Police searching for girl, 15, missing from Dagenham since Tuesday
TRAFFIC: Delays on anticlockwise M25, warns Essex Council
Prodigious busker from Havering reaches final of two categories in mayor's competition
Tougher sentencing and legal changes needed to halt rise of acid attacks, Barking and Dagenham councillor urges
'Extreme case' prompts Redbridge health experts to issue fresh advice to contact lens wearers
Nearly 500 Waltham Forest bobbies now equipped with body worn cameras
Care Academy opens to aspiring nurses in Leyton
'Epping Gothic' exhibition inspired by forest's coppice beeches coming to Walthamstow
Police arrest four teens in Leytonstone for alleged possession of suspected corrosive substance
Forensic examiner sentenced after crashing police van into railings in Romford while three times over the limit
'Hexit' revolution aiming to seize planning powers from City Hall hailed by Havering councillor
Heart of Hornchurch turns green in street party reducing waste and promoting sustainability
Young busker from Waltham Forest hits right notes to get to final of Mark Knopfler-backed competition
Barking construction apprentice hails 'life-changing' project to get more women in the industry
Ilford man with self-professed alcohol problem fined for assaulting wife in Dagenham
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Woman given restraining order after causing around £4,000 worth of damage to ex-boyfriend's property in Redbridge
Film review: The Big Sick is a small, perfectly formed gem
Police approach family of missing Chingford woman after body discovered in Epping
Bag left on Greater Anglia service from Rayleigh to Liverpool Street 'not suspicious'
Horse on the loose slows traffic in both directions on Stanford-le-Hope bypass
'Unsafe disposal of smoking materials' believed to be cause behind Ilford blaze as investigators issue warning
Birds of prey wow Harold Hill pupils at opening of new wildlife garden
Petrolheads to flash the cash at 'Frankie's Classic Car and Bike Fest Show' for Romford charity
Police continue to appeal for information following death of Romford man in alleged stabbing
Councillor hails 'active and popular' Elm Park Horticultural Guild on 80th anniversary
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