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Sian Blake.

Man arrested on suspicion of EastEnders actress's murder

Paul Morris in Epping Forest

Victory! Campaigner says new group will give public say on 'people's forest'

Protestors outside the Sir James Hawkey Hall in Broomhill Road, Woodford Green.

Save Hawkey Hall petition gets 700 signatures in 48 hours

Children from RAW Academy performing at its 13th anniversary awards ceremony.

10-year-old girl wins award for keeping late sister's story alive

Ex-London restaurant chef Russell Door is teaching cooking at Zinc Arts and is collaborating with a local restaurant. Zinc Arts Centre, Ongar. Essex. (12/2/2016) EL86933_2. (55819143)

Chef swaps cooking for the Queen for helping those in need

Fire crews were called to the house in Loughton just before 1pm.

Five fire crews tackle Loughton house fire

Amber Tamcken with one of her photos in the underwater drawing exhibition at Epping Forest College, Borders Lane, Loughton. (8/2/2016) EL86919_3. (55294053)

College students' 'intriguing' underwater drawings go on show

Countrycare volunteers in Bobbingworth (55819071)

Countryside volunteers give 4,500 hours' work in just one year

Redbridge Council leader Cllr Jas Athwal and members of the Aldersbrook Playground Campaign in Wanstead Park.

Council maintenance pledge will make 'huge difference' playground campaigner says

The open meeting with Essex Police runs from 6.30pm in Roydon Village Hall, Harlow Road

Chance to raise police concerns at meeting

One of the budgies found between Buttercross Lane and Rayfield in Epping (55656402)

Neglected budgies put down after being found in an alley in a 'terrible state'

Two people hospitalised after van crashes into ditch

Two people hospitalised after van crashes into ditch

The Woodford, High Road, South Woodford.

Residents concerns over restaurant licence extension

How the play area in Traps Hill, Loughton, could look (55747593)

Chance to have say on future of popular play area

Hoe Street, Walthamstow.

Renters paying £3,000 upfront each time they move is 'rip-off'

Wanstead Library in Spratt Hall Road.

Library screens documentary to raise awareness of HIV

Tickets for the St Clare Hospice raffle are available until March 22 (55710379)

Chance to win cash, TV and laptop in hospice raffle

Pupil Jamie Finney. School children at St John's C of E school in Buckhurst Hill have had a French-themed week and have made models of well-known French buildings. Essex.(10/2/2016) EL87046_5. (55632092)

School pupils build on their French knowledge

Walthamstow Stadium.

Iconic Walthamstow Stadium neon sign lights up after £100K restoration

Snaresbook Road Car Park near Eagle Pond, Snaresbrook.

Man exposes himself to group of schoolgirls

Land near junction seven of the M11, Hastingwood

'Completely unacceptable' plan for green belt rubbish site finally dumped

Children working on a mosaic to celebrate the bicentenary of Woodford Green Primary School, Sunset Avenue, Woodford Green.

School celebrate 200 years with group mosaic

Elvis on his new bed at RSPCA Essex South West branch at Chingford Kennels, in Chingford Mount Road.

Dog rescue centre gets 'huge' £5,500 grant for new beds and vet care

Aaliyah Bailey (right) and Susan Alebiosu helped a man who fell over in High Road, Leytonstone.

Teenagers praised for helping man after he suffers fall in busy road

Redbridge Council leader Councillor Jas Athwal

Victory for disabled community as council scraps mobility scheme cut

Sandra Sharp, in her flat in Beaumont Road, Leyton, says she cannot afford the £3,000 bill.

Disabled woman landed with 'unjust and cruel' £3,000 bedroom tax and damages bill

Chandrusen and Medha Chummun say the police's handling of their case was 'diabolical'

'We were just another case on the shelf to them' - Teen's body lay in morgue for 11 weeks before parents were told

Leanne Thompson,

Disabled woman says new £24k wheelchair would change her life

Derek Whitbread and his daughter Hannah have been working together at Epping Fire Station for 10 years

Father and daughter have been fighting fires together for 10 years

Woodford residents with MP for Chingford and Woodford Green Iain Duncan Smith and Councillor Keith Prince outside the Sir James Hawkey Hall in Broomhill Road.

Residents launch campaign to save community hall from demolition

Chingford Parish Church Choir at St Edmundsbury Cathedral in Bury St Edmunds.

Choir marks anniversary of Queen's accession to throne with special cathedral performance

Helen Crockford, manager at Walthamstow Toy Library and Play Centre, in Ravenswood Road.

Shopping centre announces activity centre as 2016 charity partner

Essex County Council will spend more than £300m on roads over the next three years (55589637)

'Scourge' of Essex roads set for more than £300m investment

Steven Clark, aged 19, of Fern Hill Lane on the edge of North Weald Bassett and Harlow, has been charged after the burglary

Men accused of impersonating police after burglary

Bancroft's students perform their Bollywood version of Pride and Prejudice.

School puts on production to raise money for Cambodian partners

Striking junior doctors and supporters outside Whipps Cross Hospital in Leytonstone.

Junior doctors strike again outside Whipps Cross Hospital in row over contract changes

(Left to right) Tanya Kundu, Finn Hardwick, Mia Portman, Head Boy Callum Thomson, Jessica Ross, Charlie Willis, Jonathan Smith, Alex Coombs and Armand Feuilleaubois.

Independent school celebrates 10 Oxbridge offers

Last night's cabinet meeting at Redbridge Town Hall in Ilford.

Disabled community speak out against proposed mobility scheme cut

Councillor Tony Boyce, Epping Forest District Council, councillor Norman Hume, chairman of Essex County Council, councillor John Glover, chairman of Stanford Rivers Parish Council (55505167)

Village hall car park re-opens after £10k renovation

How an atrium in the new Ongar Academy building could look (55496744)

Major planning application for academy's new home

The Epping Forest District Council civic offices in Epping (55488259)

Free workshops aim to help businesses grow with 'vital' support

Fu Lam Chinese takeaway, in Forest Road, Walthamstow.

'Absolutely filthy' Chinese takeaway ordered to close after mice droppings and urine found on food packaging

The property in Marle Gardens, Waltham Abbey, was raided last Thursday

Thieves steal hundreds of pounds after 'burglar alarm survey' call

MP for Ilford North Wes Streeting outside King George Hospital in Goodmayes.

Plans to close King George A&E are already underway, claims MP

Bob Churchill.

Internationally-known humanist to discuss blasphemy laws

Waltham Forest council officers remove stickers advertising "massages" in High Road, Leytonstone.

Two brothels raided and shut after stickers advertising "massage" service spotted

North Weald parish councillors last year (55389607)

Chance to have say on future of parish in doubt

Green councillor Steven Neville (left) with deputy party leader Dr Shahrar Ali (55374275)

Green party deputy leader calls for better public transport in Epping Forest

Crowds at Walthamstow Central Station this morning. (Picture by Rebecca Bonnar)

'Chaos' as station closes in rush hour fire alert

Cannabis plants found in South Woodford yesterday.

Cannabis factory uncovered in South Woodford

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