A primary school refused to give a nine-year-old pupil his lunch because he had a £2 debt on his account.

Redbridge Conservatives promised to bring back meals on wheels, scrap first car parking permits and support residents with an affordable housing scheme, at the launch of their election manifesto.

A garage site in Hainault has been transformed into an affordable housing development with six new energy-efficient homes for families in the borough.

A wedding venue in Hainault has been named Britain’s best banqueting suite.

Fraudsters are posing as Redbridge Council employees as part of a scam.

What came first - the chicken or the egg? Well,reception pupils at St Augustine’s are a bit closer to finding out after taking care of hatchlings for two weeks.

Letters encouraging people to carry out attacks on Muslims have reportedly been sent to addresses across east London.

The rise in crime has been hitting the headlines, but instead of sitting at home and worrying about it a group of women in Barkingside decided to take action.

A motorcyclist died after colliding with a cyclist and hitting a parked van at speeds of almost 100mph an inquest heard.

It’s Friday and that can only mean one thing - It is quiz of the week time.

Snow White has collapsed on the floor next to a homemade apple pie.

Will Meghan Markle help put the sparkle back into the streets of Redbridge?

Toys R Us in Newbury Park is holding an “everything must go” sale after the firm went into administration last week (Wednesday, February 28).

After having two children, Emma Richards thought she was destined for a part-time career, but with a little bit of self-belief, she became the only female security coordinator in the Met – overseeing Kate Middleton’s wedding, the 2012 Olympics and the Diamond Jubilee.

A chicken shop worker who is “deeply moved” by the number of hungry and homeless people in Ilford feeds on average 300 people every Thursday for free.

Artist studios and a purpose-built market in Ilford are a step closer to becoming a reality thanks to £1.8million investment from the Greater London Authority (GLA).

Black cab drivers who purchase new, electric taxis after April will save £1,550.

All Redbridge Council employees will get more than £19,000 for full-time work.

Do you have what it takes to find lost relics, beat booby traps and test your mental strength?

A teenager from Ilford who was groomed into creating extremist material has avoided being sent to youth prison.

A woman was robbed at knifepoint while sitting in traffic at Gants Hill Roundabout.

Redbridge might not have won the London Borough of Culture, but it still managed to pick up an award last week thanks to the dedication of two “rising stars”.

A new swimming pool will be built in Wanstead this year..

Street patrollers can apply for a slice of £50,000 funding to put towards equipment and training to help keep their area safe from crime.

Lots of residents headed to the hilly parts of Redbridge to make the most of the snow today (Friday, March 2).

Care staff were blocked in a carpark for almost three days after an inconsiderate driver parked across the entrance.

Nearly 100 residents who have signed up to be a Street Watch patroller cannot be trained due to a shortage of funds.

Redbridge Equalities & Community Council (RECC) is holding a meeting about the Lammy Review on Monday, March 4.

Drivers should take extra care on the roads tonight after the Met Office has warned that there is an increased risk of ice.

Heading to the park to play games on a snow day is pretty standard, but perhaps not in your car.


Redbridge Estate agents Sandra Davidson’s hassle-free service guarantees rental income for your property, whether it is occupied or not. Here they share details of the Guaranteed Rent Scheme and how it can help you avoid the regular stresses associated with managing a let.

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