Residents up and down the borough will be putting on their red noses, dressing up in costumes and doing silly things to raise money for Comic Relief.

Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed that action is being taken to address “dangerous” overcrowding at Ilford station.

The Central line has been part suspended between Woodford and Epping while Transport for London (TfL) deal with a trespasser on the track.

With ball pits, an agility course, sensory activities and a snooze area, it would be easy to think the day care centre in Clayhall Park was aimed at pre-schoolers.

Ahead of the candlelit vigil this evening for victims of the Westminster terror attack, an Ilford MP has said his “heart is broken” for those injured and killed.

There are many reasons to join an exercise class, but none as harrowing as Elli Galvani’s.

I was never one of those little girls who daydreamed about getting married – I wasn’t adverse to it but was just more interested in learning to drive and finding the cure to frizz-prone hair, the latter proving to be an life-long mission.

A man has been forced to shell out £450 after fly-tipping old furniture that he no longer wanted rather than use Redbridge Council’s free bulky waste collection.

There wasn’t a New York hipster in sight but with lofty beams, exposed brickwork and raw live music the after hours event at The Larder sure felt like a prime time Brooklyn haunt.

The classroom was alive with shades of green as little ones took inspiration from the rolling hills of Eire for St Patrick’s day.

We asked readers to share their views on the EU ruling about religious symbols and clothing at work.

The European Court of Justice, the highest court in the EU, ruled that Islamic headscarves could be banned at work, but only as part of a general policy barring all religious and political symbols – including Christian crosses and Jewish kippahs.

A Redbridge faith advisor has branded an EU court ruling allowing companies to ban staff from wearing visible religious symbols “a slap in the face to people of faith”.

A pupil from Highlands Primary School beat off entries from thousands of other children to win a national safety competition, and meet a member of JLS.

A seven-months pregnant mother has revealed the terrifying ordeal as she helplessly watched masked burglars trying to break into her home.

Independent businesses have reacted nervously across the borough to the rise in business rates, despite the chancellor pledging more relief on those “hardest hit”.

Police are warning residents to be vigilant after a man posing as a pest-control worker has been targeting vulnerable people in the borough.

A “noisy” banqueting hall has promised its neighbours it will hand out lollipops to quieten loud partygoers, a licensing hearing heard.

A large crowd met at the House of Commons last week to celebrate the achivements of women.

Police are investigating after reports that four men, one allegedly wearing a red mask, tried to break into Woodford Green homes yesterday evening.

Builders will arrive in Goodmayes on Monday to start work on a new public swimming pool.

With red fertile earth, turquoise sea and gnarled olive groves, Puglia is a rustic “unmanicured” gem of southern Italy.

Redbridge Council spent £308,401 on fly-tipping in the last financial year, cleaning up dumped mattresses, fridges and even a picnic left on a cricket wicket.

The first Elizabeth line passenger train was hauled to Ilford this week.

A fitness social media influencer is encouraging women in Ilford to pick up weights to lose weight and keep healthy.

The £2billlion cash injection for social care announced in today’s Budget does not go far enough, claims the Ilford North MP.

An opera singer, a crane driver and a make-up artist walk into a room.

Women in Redbridge are great.

Police and ambulance vehicles lined the streets searching for a injured person with stab wounds.

A tiger was photographed in South Woodford on Thursday along with a caterpillar and a Gruffalo.

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