MPs and peers packed pencil cases with pens and stationary that will be sent to help children in Africa.

The Big Birthday Ball raised a record breaking amount of money for the Woodford Green hospice.

A Goodmayes actor is looking forward to taking part in a unique performance of The Taming of the Shrew, where he is excited to be “directed by Shakespeare himself”.

Exchange Ilford’s new family space and changing rooms designed to make the centre more welcoming and accessible have now opened after months of refurbishment.

Data from TotallyMoney has revealed the most affordable and the most expensive places to live in London.

The Woodford Festival starts at the weekend with more than 100 live performances of art, music, theatre and poetry.

Entry forms can be collected from the Society’s Barkingside branch in High Street with the competition closing in two weeks

The third annual food festival took place at the weekend and hundreds of people came along throughout the day.

More than 100 children and adults attended the carnival with all proceeds going to Haven House in Woodford Green.

Can you imagine having a West Ham footballer walk in to suprise you and join in with your PE lesson!

The mayor’s charity festival at the weekend was raising money for ELHAP - the adventure playground in Woodford Green that is specially built for children and young people with disabilities.

The officer suffered non-life threatening head injuries.

The festival will take place at Christchurch Green on Saturday from 1pm-6pm and all funds raised will go to ELHAP.

“It has been a great year working with TOMA, and I am really proud of what we have all done.”

He had been for dinner with a friend in Gants Hill when he was stopped by officers, and they found two empty pint glasses in his car.

Ilford Transition Town has organised a food festival to celebrate local food knowledge, to find out more about growing food in Ilford and to create an opportunity to share recipes along with tips for reducing food waste.

Kaycey was last seen on Friday at around 5pm, and police are increasingly concerned for her safety.

Residents at the Orchard Estate in Woodford are angry that wires and water pipes have been left exposed for over a year, and 200 of them have signed a petition to try and get them fixed.

A teenager from Ilford faces years behind bars after he was convicted as part of a group of five that stabbed a father-of-four to death in a case of mistaken identity.

The Mayor of Redbridge is hosting a music festival in Wanstead to try and raise money for her nominated charity.

The amount of doctors shifts that were left uncovered in BHRUT’s accident and emergency departments has doubled in the last year, research has revealed.

Members have been working in the orchard at the Miller and Carter restaurant - locally known as the Dick Tupin - for the last two years and now the fruit picked will be put to one side and turned into jams and preserves.

The annual Art Trail Wanstead will bring the high street to life with murals, graffiti and photographs from more than 150 different artists.

A Woodford Green family are taking part in Saint Francis Hospice’s Star Walk in memory of a beloved mum and wife who received treatment at the hospice before she died.

Today (Friday, August 31) our reporter Liam Coleman will be at the Costa Coffee in The Broadway, Woodford, Woodford Green from 10-11.30am.

Visitors enjoyed special showings of a number of movies including The Greatest Showman, Peter Rabbit, Paddington 2 and Ferdinand.

Kane has been missing from a youth facility since Saturday, August 18 and his family are concerned for his welfare.

Riot vans and around 50 police officers were called to evict the large group of travellers.

A passer-by spotted the Travellers earlier this morning.

A Newbury Park resident who used to work and live in India where heavy rain and flooding has killed more than 400 people is trying to fundraise £5,000 to help re-build houses in the devastated community.


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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