A woman’s skin was ripped off her hand when two men snatched her bag at South Woodford Station.

A disability campaigner is delighted that a changing places toilet is going to be installed in Ilford.

Two students beat off competition from hundreds of schools in the UK to take part in a mock EU Council debate.

December brings a whirlwind of social events in the lead up to Christmas.

Residents are disgusted after Redbridge Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) terminated its contract with a centre some experts claim is the borough’s only specialist dementia care home.

A study centre has found a permanent home in Seven Kings.

Chrismas came to Barkingside with a bang at the weekend in the form of two festive events.

Baby Jesus will be brought back to Ilford this Christmas after a charity has stepped in to cover the bill of a nativity scene.

The decision about the future of four Romanian children, who are looked after by Redbridge Council, should be made in an English family court, a judge has ruled.

With gravity-defying stunts, nautical decorations and handcrafted wooden vessels, you could be mistaken for thinking that the Recorder was behind the scenes at a Pirates of the Carribean movie shoot.

Aspiring chefs have the opportunity to learn and experience the art of food preparation with a new fun-filled course.

Firefighters tackled a blaze in Ilford yesterday (November 30)

Redbridge Council has received in the region of 10,000 individual complaints about rats since 2012 according to a London Assembly report.

The Jack Petchey Awards being presented tonight (Thurs) at Redbridge Town Hall highlight the achievements of some very special students and leaders.

A brave father of one stood in front of a knife-wielding man attacking a shopkeeper in Ilford.

A 40-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after a shopkeeper was stabbed yesterday in Ley Street.

Of all the towns in all the world, Father Christmas decided to stop in Ilford this weekend to meet lucky children.

Shopkeeper stabbed in Ilford

Monday, November 27, 2017

A shopkeeper was stabbed in “the arm and leg” in an incident in Ilford this morning (November 27) at 8.23am.

A man has been stabbed in Ley Street.

A “humble” teenager who is always thinking of others is this week’s Young Citizen Award nominee.

A police car responding to an emergency call was involved in a collision with another vehicle.

A campaigning group has slammed the decision to reduce a bus service that runs between Wanstead and Whipps Cross Hospital.

Planning permission has been granted to demolish the former Harrison Gibson shop and erect a 30-storey residential tower.

A Gants Hill United Reformed Church preacher is calling on the community to work together to create a Nativity scene in Ilford town centre.

A woman from Gants Hill is transporting people back to the ’60s in Waterloo Vaults.

A gang of five masked men tried to kidnap a woman after they crashed into her car in Chigwell.

Black people in Redbridge are three times more likely to be stopped and searched, are more likely to live in overcrowded accommodation and have less access to mental health services.

“Dangerous” lighting conditions may see Ilford Football Club fined or closed, its chairman claims.

A pedestrian “left for dead” in a hit and run crash is appealing for help in tracing the driver responsible for inflicting his life-changing injuries.


You don’t have to make the trek to the North Pole to get into the Christmas spirit this year.

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