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A PGL image showing a proposed dining building at the Royal Gunpowder Mills

Fears of 'gunpowder plot' remain before heritage attraction meeting

A nativity play in 2013 at Wanstead Church School.

School set for festive fun at Christmas fair

(Left to right) Pajani Coopoomootoo, Amaan Ikbal and Ben Acheampong

Teenage boys nominated for award after coming to the aid of elderly stranger

The Sixteen String Jack pub in Theydon Bois

'Bespoke' pub flats plan finally refused

Four servicemen commemorated on a new bronze plaque on the war memorial, King's Green, Loughton

Lives of lost servicemen remembered at plaque ceremony

Avon House Preparatory School Woodford Green EL29407-13 (47287827)

Warning to parents after children approached by stranger in playground

Special hospice playground re-opened by MP after £20k make-over

Special hospice playground re-opened by MP after £20k make-over


Medical centre to see vast improvements after £400,000 funding awarded

Hereward Primary School pupils take part in an anti-bullying drama workshop

Children take a stand against bullying

George Galloway addresses crowds from fire engine

Scores march over lack of affordable homes in borough

Extremist caught in Hungary despite ban from leaving UK

Extremist caught in Hungary despite ban from leaving UK

Paolo Ramella

College principal steps down

Violence against women being tackled by new campaign

Campaign launched to raise awareness over violence against women

Last year's Christmas fair at Our Lady of Lourdes School in Wanstead.

Annual Christmas fair arranged at school

Ongar Town Council owns and manages the town cemetery, where memorials could be removed if they are unstable

Gravestones could be removed if families fail to come forward

Tamarah Gad had been missing from Walthamstow since Friday

Missing teenager found safe and well

Former Scout leader and Theydon Bois 'Villager of the Year' Roland Frankel, who received a community sentence for downloading child porn

Former Scout leader who viewed child porn as 'fine art' gets community order

Around 80 children attended the Dream Factory event at the Waltham Abbey Marriott hotel

Children have a Dream start to the festive season

Campaigners with Adam Draper (centre) the new owner of the old Victorian house in South Woodford.

Campaigners celebrate as historic house set to retain outer shell in conversion

Science student Talia Vellai demonstrates an experiment at the Debden Park High School sixth form open evening last week

Teachers at new sixth form 'immensely proud' at first open evening

A planning application has been submitted to expand Forest Place in Roebuck Lane, Buckhurst Hill.

Opinions split over 'needed' care home expansion

Casey Batchelor.

Celebrity Big Brother star 'moved' by visit to children's hospice

Predicted fall in the number of GPs across borough

Updated: Predicted fall in the number of GPs across borough

The new fire engines, one of which will be based at Loughton. Photo by David Stubbs.

'Cutting edge' new fire engine joins fleet

The group from Woodford Liberal Synagogue at Haven House Hospice yesterday.

Synagogue members in community action day at hospice

Just some of the rubbish left on the streets of Epping Forest after the district council and Biffa started a new four-day collection schedule

Chance to quiz bosses after rubbish collection chaos

Dolce Vita restaurant in Leyton

Shooting and stabbing restaurant could have licence revoked

Pupils at Avon House prep school.

Pupils in dress-up for Roman topic

The driver of the car was taken to hospital with injuries.

Driver cut from car after collision with police vehicle

Artists from Wanstead will join the march in central London on Sunday.

Artists in call for people to join in climate march

China Ramsey

Youths honoured at annual awards

Officers investigating stabbing outside stadium

West Ham fan 'stable' after derby day stabbing outside White Hart Lane

Blades found in Leyton

Three knives taken off streets as officers continue to sweep area

Residents gather at the traffic barrier gates in Cavendish Avenue to protest their closure

Victory: Residents' campaign against barrier closures succeeds

Second arrest after body found near reservoir

Update: Dead man found by reservoir named as six men arrested

Tamarah Gad

Missing teenager urged to contact family

Police closed Abridge Road in Chigwell on Saturday.

Fatal crash kills one man

History: The college where the Godfather of Pop Art taught Ian Dury

Redbridge town hall in Ilford

Planning applications for Wanstead and Woodford

Epping Forest District Council offices in Epping

Planning applications for Epping Forest

"We are very sorry for the failings" Whipps Cross admits faults after postman's A&E death

"We are very sorry for the failings" Whipps Cross admits faults after postman's A&E death

The burglars targeted the home in Rayfield, Epping, on Wednesday (November 18)

Burglars ransack home after climbing out of white Mercedes

Fire crews from Loughton and Waltham Abbey attended the workshop fire in the Crooked Mile

Workshop hit by early morning fire

Leonard Beschizza with his wife Rose and neighbour Liz Walters (left) in front of the green belt site off St Leonard's Road, Nazeing

'The sun has finally come out' - campaigners' joy after development defeated

Iain Duncan Smith, the Chingford and Woodford Green MP, and shop owners from High Road, Woodford Green

Businesses declare victory after free parking introduced

HIV tests are needed to allow for early detection said Dr Lina Hijazi consultant at Whipps Cross Hospital

Doctors urge residents to get free HIV test in town centre

An aerial view of North Weald market

High winds force market cancellation

Chingford Church of England Primary School held their first litter pick

Chingford pupils declare war on litter

The house fire broke out on Hainault Road, Leytonstone

Three escape Leytonstone house blaze

A body was found after a member of the public alerted police

Man arrested on suspicion of murder after 'badly beaten' body found

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