Redbridge residents will be paying £73.89 more in Council Tax next year after councillors agreed a rise of 5pc at a council meeting last night (Thursday, February 22).

Redbridge council budget proposals have been voted through in less than an hour after an ambulance was called to help a councillor who fell ill.

Redbridge Council will decide on more than £3.6m in cuts to children’s and youth services today, Thursday.

An Ilford family claim to have endured severe mould for 10 years and say they were left without heating and hot water for nearly a fortnight.

The owners of an Ilford bar have been stripped of their personal licences after a stabbing victim was escorted from their venue in a bid to avoid authorities linking the crime to the premises.

Women of all faiths and none are invited to learn about Muslim and Christian wedding ceremonies at an Ilford church workshop.

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A Gants Hill mosque joined more than 200 others in opening its doors to the non-Muslim community yesterday (Sunday, February 18).

An Ilford college principal was recognised by the Queen for his positive contribution as a commonwealth citizen.

Police are appealing to find a missing 27-year-old Redbridge man.

From prisoners to patients, support services are growing Redbridge’s non-religious community falling on hard times.

A petition has been launched to support a pioneering project to tackle Redbridge’s homelessness problem in obtain planning permission.

Cyber bullies are being given a taste of their own medicine in as a new Redbridge theatre company put on their first production next month.

With of the winner of the Mayor of London’s borough of culture bid set to be announced this month, Redbridge residents are being called on to tweet out their hidden gems.

A 25-year-old man has been charged with the rape of 18-year-old woman in a Wanstead park.

From obstacle courses to treasure hunts, an Ilford primary school put a new spin on learning about Shabbat – the day of rest in Judaism.

A 58-year-old woman sustained minor injuries after being punched by balaclava-clad burglars who broke into her Woodford Green home.

A 58-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead in Ilford.

A 25-year-old man has been charged with the rape of 18-year-old woman in a Wanstead park.

The doors to a historic former Redbridge cinema have been opened once more and its theatre filled with the soul-stirring sound of Celine Dion.

An Ilford pharmacist is reminding residents that chemists are their first point of call for minor illnesses, not the GP or A&E.

Ilford parents are protesting as a primary school weighs up the decision of whether to become an academy.

Redbridge residents are being invited to visit a mosque this weekend as part of a national initiative to foster better community relations.

A Seven Kings bakery have been shortlisted for a national wedding award.

A petition to reinstate the frequency of a bus serving Wanstead, South Woodford and Whipps Cross hospital has been presented to City Hall.

Fears that the M25 cat killer has struck again have been reignited after police were called to reports of a dead cat found on an Ilford golf course.

Twenty-five firefighters battled to put out two cars which went up in flames in Barkingside.

Redbridge’s 10 most expensive properties each sold for more than £4million last year, figures reveal.

1998: A pensioner was saved from the flames of his smoke-filled kitchen fire by his neighbour, an off-duty firefighter.


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