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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
Win a family ticket to BarleyFest this summer
How to build your own bug hotel with the kids this summer
Sunrise and sunset from Monday July 24 (BST)
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Rome-based food writer and blogger, Rachel Roddy, shares some of her recipes
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High tide at Tilbury from Monday July 24 (BST)
Enjoy plenty of family fun at Remus Memorial Horse Sanctuary's next open day
Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at Cliffs Pavilion, Southend
Police in Waltham Forest asked to respond to heart attack 999 calls
TRAFFIC: Accident causing delays on anticlockwise M25 between Junctions 25 and 26
Four men arrested for allegedly carrying 'corrosive substance' after Leytonstone stop-and-search
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time star Scott Reid talks to the YA ahead of the show's Southend run
Film review: Dunkirk glisters in fragments that slot together to form a compelling and deeply moving narrative
Win pairs of trampolining passes for Flip Out London E6
Go green at home with our guide to embracing houseplants
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Sunrise and sunset from Monday July 17
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High tide at Tilbury from Monday July 17 (BST)
Downton Abbey creator enjoys tour of Redbridge hospice where Churchill and Thatcher planted trees
Gardeners can paint their own plant pots at Hornchurch community arts group
Seasonal banners designed by pupils from four Havering primary schools to be unveiled
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Creatives clinch new space in 'beating heart of Walthamstow's cultural scene'
Coroner attributes death of Ilford man found in his home to fentanyl
Two relatives found dead in Upminster home, one in 'suspicious circumstances', died of stab wounds
Serco staff at Leytonstone hospital 'regularly getting home late, tired and sore' launch fresh strikes over pay
Ilford treatment centre nurses Romford foster carer with 'very unusual' affliction back to health
'Significantly decomposed' state of electrician's body found in Woodford Green home prevents coroner finding cause of death
Ninety females in Waltham Forest recorded as suffering female genital mutilation at some point, according to latest NHS figures
'Disgraceful' closure of Dagenham job centre 'an appalling tax on the unemployed', critics warn
Covert sting on 'dangerous drivers' in Barking sees car seized, penalties fixed and prohibitions issued
Waltham Forest and Redbridge transport links 'often neglected', Labour MP claims
Redbridge boasts lowest rate of child smokers in the UK
Redbridge trader hits back after council defends 'experimental' parking scheme blamed for sales decline
Murder investigation launched following stabbing of 28-year-old man in Romford
Numeracy wizards from Barking and Dagenham College seal awards for teaching
Suspicious circumstances surround death of one of two relatives found in Upminster address
Social media outrage forces Romford hospice to cancel balloon launch over pollution fears
Srebrenica survivor reveals her story at memorial service in Barking town square
Upminster college confirms it is 'business as usual' following 'false rumours of school closure' on social media
Staff and students at 'outstanding' Walthamstow primary seal award for improved results and management
TRAFFIC: Delays between London Road and Fairglen Interchange
TRAFFIC: Delays between Rayleigh Weir and Progress Road
TRAFFIC: Congestion in Canvey Island
TRAFFIC: Delays between Rettendon Turnpike and Howe Green
Largely cloudy day across Essex with light rain, drizzle and some bright spells, forecasters predict
TRAFFIC: Delays between Rayleigh Weir and Fairglen Interchange
'Disgraceful' closure of Hornchurch job centre will hit sick, unemployed and disabled claimants, union warns
Three hundred star-walkers take on 10k challenge around Romford town centre for charity
Tories 'concerned about inflation eroding workers' pay', says MP for Hornchurch and Upminster
'High energy show' with 'breathtaking dance moves' paying tribute to Little Mix coming to Hornchurch theatre
Issues surrounding food quality and mealtime practices at Romford hospital will be addressed, vows health trust
All-girl quartet Soda Pop! perform S Club 7 song for NSPCC's Childline in Romford
Teenager suffers fractured skull and is sprayed with 'noxious substance' in Wanstead attack
Seven steps to growing perfect pumpkins in time for Halloween
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Sunrise and sunset from Monday July 10
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Cookery writer, Annie Bell, dispels the myths about dairy products in her new book
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High tide at Tilbury from Monday July 10 (BST)
High tide at Southend Pier from Monday July 10 (BST)
'Be Magnificent' at the Walthamstow art school where Sir Peter Blake and Ian Dury taught and studied
Upminster primary school clinches artsmark for promoting creativity across the curriculum
Young athletes conquer hoops, hurl wellington boots and get dressed up while racing in Romford sports day
Win tickets to see Confessions of a Cockney Temple Dancer
Physics teacher given ultrasound scan on students' tour of Romford hospital's radiology department
Flex your putters at Theydon Bois Golf Club for a Romford charity
Redbridge man who 'weaponised' car and 'deliberately drove' into three victims jailed
Met confirm victim who died in Chingford blaze was male
Four Barking and Dagenham schools scoop awards for projects boosting pupils' mental health
Residents of Walthamstow tower block told to stay put in fire - despite cladding failing safety checks
Rainham reception pupils begin new step on educational journey with sweet treats
Death-defying motorcyclists meet birds of prey at Steam and Cider Fair in Old Dagenham Park
Barking and Dagenham Council puts the brakes on nuisance boy racers
Polynesian singing, Dancing Day Trippers and indoor rowing tasters for Fairlop fair-goers
Redbridge hero whose scheme protects vulnerable residents from bogus callers clinches award
Around 15,000 revellers enjoy coffee, conversation and culture at Leyton Carnival
Suspect vehicle pursued by police in Ilford area known for drug use hospitalises motorcyclist
'Innovative projects' boosting pupils' mental health earn five Waltham Forest schools awards
Film review: Spider-Man: Homecoming spins an impressive web of rites-of-passage drama
Havering triathlete to run, swim and cycle his way to be best of the best in Tennessee world championships
Things look rosy for Romford hospice as BBC2's Gardeners' World team films on site
TRAFFIC: Congestion in Brentwood
Explosion outside Dagenham address was not terror-related, police confirm
Early cloud across Essex will give way to sunny intervals this afternoon, forecasters predict
TRAFFIC: Broken down vehicle blocks lane between Fairglen and Nevendon Interchanges
Train fault between Ilford and Liverpool Street could delay Greater Anglia services by up to 10 minutes
TRAFFIC: Delays between Great Leighs and Essex Regiment Way
TRAFFIC: Congestion between Rayleigh Weir and Fairglen Interchange
Signal system fault between Barking and Upminster may delay c2c services by 10 minutes
Food in Romford hospital was 'appalling, with little nutritional value at all', inspectors find
Two killers imprisoned for 27 years for manslaughter of Elm Park man stabbed 13 times
Loft area in Leytonstone flats entirely damaged by fire
Collier Row pupils use maths skills to make villages, fairgrounds and money boxes
Upminster pupils confront land and sea dangers in 'Junior Citizens' scheme
Romford pupils explore Kenyan and Sri Lankan wildlife, cultures and landscapes for 'Global Citizenship Week'
Governor of the Bank of England gives Romford teen 'some useful career advice' at charity tree-planting
Win tickets to see the Chicago Blues Brothers at Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch