A few celebrity faces popped their heads into Robin’s pie and mash shop in Wanstead after it re-opened following an extension to the store.

An electrician has launched an appeal after he had £2,000 worth of tools stolen from his van.

A knuckle duster, knives and cannabis have all been seized as part of a police campaign in Ilford.

Police are appealing for help to find an 85-year-old woman from Ilford.

Nearly 300 people of all ages and abilities took part in the Valentines Parkrun to celebrate its seventh birthday.

The five workers walked 13 miles in full protective kit, and have raised thousands of pounds for Isla Caton who has stage four neuroblastoma.

Police and fire services were called to two garages that are believed to have been set on fire deliberately in Hainault last night.

A woman from Chadwell Heath is going to climb Ben Nevis and said that her family might even sell their house in order to raise £300,000 for cancer treatment for her terminally ill mum.

A Woodford Green man who masterminded a counterfeit ID factory and carried out a £1 million online fraud has been jailed along with his accomplices.

The Recorder has launched a weekly Friday quiz featuring topics from the last seven days.

Redbridge runners have the opportunity to pound the pavement with some of the country’s most prolific runners.

The Nath family, who live in Lonsdale Road, said that they hadn’t had any heating, been able to wash, or flush the toilet, and were without any running water from Thursday, February 8. They said that it caused them “huge distress”.

The fun day will include activities such as bush craft, a farm tour, rockets and a sensory trail.

Students from Seven Kings School in Ilford competed against other schools to try and solve the world’s water problems with Lego robots at an event hosted by Queen Mary University of London’s School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science (EECS).

So what is your favourite pancake topping?

Metro Bank is opening a brand new contact centre in Ilford that will create 120 jobs for local people.


Redbridge Estate agents Sandra Davidson’s hassle-free service guarantees rental income for your property, whether it is occupied or not. Here they share details of the Guaranteed Rent Scheme and how it can help you avoid the regular stresses associated with managing a let.

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