One of the country’s largest discount retailers has been ordered to pay almost £500,000 for repeatedly selling knives to children in Barking, Dagenham and Chadwell Heath.

A total of 703 affordable homes weren’t built when they should have been, a report has shown.

A chambermaid who stole a suitcase from newlyweds containing thousands of pounds worth of valuables has been ordered to pay £5,000 compensation.

Cyclists are being asked to put themselves in the driving seat of a lorry to prevent road accidents.

Pupils at Bancroft’s School have exceeded their GCSE results expectations.

Pupils at Isaac Newton Academy are “overjoyed” after notching up even better GCSE results than last year.

Pupils at West Hatch High School have kept up a tradition of doing “exceptionally well” at GCSE.

Staff and students at Mayfield School have risen to the challenge of the new GCSEs.

The Met has claimed it is one of the first forces in the country to develop its own mobile fingerprint device.

A pensioner told a warden to go back to “lollipop land” before attacking her for refusing to let a group of girls out of a park.

The council broke promises to find support for a child with special needs who went without its help for almost two years, a council watchdog has revealed.

Schools in the borough issued just over 1,500 exclusions last year, government figures reveal.

The council took more than 1,000 businesses to court for failing to pay business rates, figures have revealed.

Violent crime is rising in the borough, the latest figures have revealed.

A ‘vile’ paedophile who preyed on ‘vulnerable’ children for more than 30 years has been jailed.

Being a pilot in the Royal Air Force is a source of pride for many, but for one veteran it was also a cause of frustration.

Women have served in the Royal Air Force throughout its 100 year history though the fight for equal opportunities took almost as long.

For many the summer heat is a welcome break from a long, dark winter.

The capital’s RAF Museum has welcomed visitors to new galleries for the first time following a £26million makeover.

The RAF’s next generation are playing a vital role in the service’s 100th anniversary celebrations.

One hundred days after the Royal Air Force’s official 100th birthday, the service is to stage a spectacular one off event.

This year Britain’s youngest armed service marks its centenary anniversary.

A cancer patient has paid tribute to the hospital staff helping her fight the disease on the NHS’s 70th birthday.

A mother who raised awareness of the disease that led to the death of her teenage daughter denied a life-saving jab has criticised health officials.

A coroner has criticised an NHS Trust and GP surgery after a woman fell to her death from The Exchange shopping centre car park.

A councillor has slammed a waste management deal after campaigners warned recycling targets will be missed if the council doesn’t get more government money.

A Wanstead man has appeared in court charged with the murder of Joseph Williams-Torres.

A campaign group has urged Redbridge Council to stop investing in fossil fuels because of the damage they do to the environment.

A Barkingside pensioner has admitted sending a racist letter to MP Diane Abbott in which he described her as “black vermin.”


Struggling to find a buyer for your home in a slower market? We speak to Ilford property expert Nina Kaura from Portico about the Crossrail effect and why getting things right first time will get you the best price for your property.

Exchange Ilford is a shopping centre on a mission to make it a more welcoming and accessible place to the people of Redbridge.

An Ilford shoe retailer and podiatry practice is taking the next step with a move to a new shop just a few doors down.

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