A Valentines Ball held by the Mayor of Redbridge raised more than £20,000 for two hospices.

A man has been charged with the murder of a 54-year-old woman in Ilford.

Detectives investigating the suspected murder of Sandel Serbu in Ilford have released images of two men they wish to trace.

Singer/songwriter Leona Lewis took time out of her busy schedule for a surprise visit to Haven House Children’s Hospice.

Suffragettes across the nation fought for many years to win the vote - and the women who came after them haven’t stopped fighting for change ever since.

A three-storey, mid-terrace house needing improvement in Ilford was the subject of a lengthy bidding war at a packed auction and sold for nearly £100,000 over the guide price.

Young sportsmen and women have been given Jack Petchey Achievement Awards for their endeavours.

A hundred years ago the first women won the vote, thanks to the fight and sacrifice of the suffragettes.

TV tough guy Ant Middleton wants you to join him for Haven House Children’s Hospice’s Chilly Dip at Parliament Hill Lido, Hampstead, on Sunday, February 4 to kickstart the hospice’s 15th birthday year of #Team15 challenge events.

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Redbridge took part in the massive New Year’s Day Parade in London with a performance inspired by the discovery of the mammoth skull in Ilford in 1864.

Join In: Big food and drink quiz

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

OK, you’ve probably eaten and drunk too much and you may be suffering for it today.

Fancy yourself as something of an aficionado of Christmas TV?

Today’s snow has caused problems for some, with slippery, slushy pavements and Christmas concert due to be played by Fairlop Brass tonight has been cancelled.

Gallery: Snowy scenes in Redbridge

Sunday, December 10, 2017

With snow falling across Redbridge for most of Sunday, December 10, families were out playing in the parks and photographers were busy capturing the snowy scenes for posterity.

Hundreds of proud youngsters and their equally proud parents and teachers cheered and clapped at a raucous Jack Petchey Foundation Achievement Awards on Thursday, November 30,

A man from Ilford has been arrested on suspicion of murder following an elderly woman’s death at a care home in Buckhurst Hill.

Gallery: Seven Kings lights up for Christmas

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Christmas officially began in Seven Kings on Friday when the festive lights were switched on amid carol singing and the unveiling of a tree.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the death of a man beaten in Ilford High Road on Sunday.

A Polish pilot who flew out of RAF Fairlop during the Second World War was given a special mention at the Fairlop Waters Remembrance service on Saturday, November 11.

A man was killed in a hit and run in Hainault last night and police are appealing for help in identifying the driver.

Murder in Ilford High Road

Sunday, November 12, 2017

A murder investigation has been launched after a man was beaten in the street by a group armed with what is thought to have been baseball bats.

Police in Redbridge are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing 17-year-old girl from Woodford Green.

Fans of stage, film and TV music are in for a treat when Fairlop Brass present a lively afternoon concert at the Kenneth More Theatre, Ilford.

The 15-year-old girl who went missing from her home in Essex and was last seen outside Cineworld in Ilford, has been found safe and well.

Marking 25 years since the blockbuster Whoopi Goldberg movie, Forest Musical Theatre Company brings Sister Act to the Kenneth More Theatre stage next week.

Five hundred children and adults helped raise more than £6,700 for Haven House Children’s Hospice on Sunday, October 29 by taking part in the third annual Pumpkin Plod.

Four men have been arrested after a large gathering of motorcyclists held a Halloween “ride out” through Redbridge and Havering.

Paralympian and polio survivor Ade Adepitan and TV presenters Konnie Huq and Julia Roberts joined members of the public and Rotarians for a mass planting of 50,000 purple crocuses at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to mark World Polio Day.

A firm of chartered accountants in Woodford Green has been named Independent Firm of the Year, East England, at the British Accountancy Awards for the second year in a row.


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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