Can we tempt you on a journey to the depths of Barkingside (and possibly your soul) to explore mankind’s sins?

Met police have made 25 hate crime arrests in the capital since the London Bridge terror attack on Saturday.

It is thought one of the London Bridge attackers tried to radicalise young people in Redbridge and police are talking to schools in the borough.

With different parties making opposing promises and pledges, the run-up to the general election can feel a bit like a political merry-go-round.

The third London Bridge terrorist to be identified, Youssef Zaghba, is thought to have lived in Ilford.

People across Redbridge observed a minute’s silence at 11am today in remembrance of all those who were injured and lost their lives in the London Bridge terrorist attack.

One of the three men who carried out the terrorist attacks on London Bridge trained at a fitness centre in Ilford Lane.

A 36 year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder in Goodmayes after a 54-year-old man was found battered to death next to a burnt out car last week.

Opening your curtains and letting in the light is one of the first things most people do in the morning, but not for 78 year-old Theotosia Aresti.

The parents of a five-year-old whose organs started to fail when he contracted meningitis have raised more than £22,000 for the unit that saved his life.

A playground for big kids, tune chasers and beat boppers – We Are FSTVL in Upminster went off with a colourful bang over the bank holiday weekend.

Parents were left on edge when a small “explosion” was heard near the children’s playground in Clayhall Park on Sunday.

Nestled in the leafy suburbs between Redbridge and Gants Hill, The Redbridge Social Centre is a hidden gem of the borough writes ELLENA CRUSE.

Education secretary Justine Greening has promised there will be no budget cuts to Ilford North schools, despite headteachers’ claims they are already in “crisis”.

Speaking before the Manchester attack, on a campaign visit to Ilford North, Michael Fallon said to tackle extremists we must “work with Muslim leaders in colleges, mosques and at home”.

Talented 18-year-old Lauren Sandell died from meningitis W in the same month she was scheduled to have a free vaccination against the virus.

A Redbridge secondary school teacher has said children studying today “will be like a lost generation”, at a campaign event against school cuts.

A “death-trap” bend in a residential road, which has seen at least 15 accidents in the past three years, needs to be addressed, say frustrated residents.

Smokers were up in arms when puffing was banned in pubs, but 10 years on the number of people indulging in the habit has dropped significantly.

A Woodford Green GP surgery that failed to provide curtains in consulting areas and had reception staff fill in to take blood pressure readings has been rated inadequate.

This is the moment a 58-year-old man was ambushed in Ilford by a motorcycle gang.

A Hainault GP surgery which failed to do background checks on staff who work with children has been rated inadequate by the health watchdog.

Meet and electronically greet the Liberal Democrat candidate for Ilford North.

Prospective candidates for Ilford South were grilled by pupils during a mock election.

Five people have been arrested after a man was stabbed in Gants Hill.

A pupil from Chigwell School used his creativity and flair for the English language to win his classmates tickets to a football match.

A car almost flipped over during a dramatic high speed police chase through the back streets of Gants Hill yesterday.

Tributes have poured in for a theatre worker who “loved unconditionally” and shaped the lives of his family and many young people in the borough.

A driver managed to leap out of his car with only seconds to spare, before it exploded and was engulfed with flames “as high as a lorry”.

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