An independent investigation into the election of two parent governors at an Ilford primary school has been launched.

Police have charged a fifth man in connection with the suspected murder of Sandel Serbu in Ilford.

Three Ilford women joined a 200-strong conference promoting greater Jewish-Muslim solidarity in the face of islamophobia and antisemitism.

A missing persons charity is appealing to find a 13-year-old girl from Ilford who has gone missing.

An intrepid parrot named Rambo was rescued by firefighters after becoming entangled in the web of its own leash in a Goodmayes tree.

A fight broke out in South Woodford prompting a nearby primary school go into “lock down”.

Two 24-year-old drug dealers from Clayhall and Woodford Green have been jailed for a total of six years and eight months between them.

From jam to jewellery, a selection of vintage crafts and curios are up for grabs at Valentines Mansion this weekend.

Politicians and faith leaders are rallying together in support of a vital Woodford Green disabilities charity struggling to fund its services.

A man was rushed to hospital with burns to his face, arms and legs after a blaze took hold in a Clayhall home in the early hours of this morning.

Police are appealing for information after a woman was attacked and robbed of her bag in South Woodford.

A man was rushed to hospital in a critical condition after being stabbed in the throat in Ilford this morning (April 22).

A dad whose daughter has been receiving treatment for a rare type of cancer is raising money for Haven House Children’s Hospice, Woodford Green.

After pulling out from last year’s race because of injury, Andrew Yuill returned to take on the London Marathon to raise £2,000 in support of Haven House Children’s Hospice.

A Woodford Green man who claimed he could cure cancer with blood tests and food has been handed a £17,250 court bill.

Two eateries and two butchers in Redbridge have been slapped with the worst possible hygiene ratings, the Recorder can reveal.

Faith groups can play a unique part in tackling soaring crime, according to a Wanstead clergyman.

Two tutors from Goodmayes held an award ceremony to recognise their pupils’ grammar school successes.

Musicians and singers from across the borough are uniting to play classics old and new at a series of weekly jam sessions.

A faith school has been chosen to open the Mayor of London’s Vaisakhi celebrations in Trafalgar Square.

Around 1,000 worshippers visited a Sikh temple in Seven Kings to celebrate Vaisakhi on Saturday.

More than 88 per cent of children were allocated their first choice of primary school in Redbridge this year, figures reveal.

The memory of late Gants Hill Rabbi was honoured by an almost 400-strong procession bearing a handwritten Torah scroll.

A Chigwell faith school’s Ofsted rating has plummeted from “outstanding” to “inadequate” in the space of six years.

Blossoming bluebells are being embraced by a Wanstead community group as summer draws closer.

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Police are appealing to find a man in connection with the sexual assault of three women at Snaresbrook and Gants Hill Tube stations on the same day.

Families in fancy dress took a trip down the rabbit hole at the Mad Hatter’s tea party in Valentines Mansion.

More than 550 stop and search checks have been conducted in Redbridge since the end of last year, the latest figures reveal.


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