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For many youngsters, the scouts is the first place they will truly feel part of a team or community.

Residents might notice that Ken Aston Square is busier than it used to be now that a florists has finally opened up in the once empty kiosk there.

Police officers are asking for the public’s help in tracing a 34-year-old woman with a heart condition who went missing in Ilford early on Sunday morning.

1957: Ilford’s taxi drivers were the heroes of the day when 38 of them took 150 children from Barnardo’s in Barkingside on an outing to Clacton.

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our three-minute Met Office video forecast.

A milkman has been feted as an everyday hero after helping calm down a woman with dementia who was in danger of hurting herself while on his milk round.

A heavy police presence has been reported in Ilford tonight after suspects who failed to stop for officers were able to escape during a car chase through the town centre.

Set within the bounds of the Green Flag status Hainault Country Park, Foxburrows Farm and Zoo offers Redbridge residents a chance to come face to face with a whole load of animals, from peacocks and goats to pigs and alpacas.

Volunteers took to the streets of Ilford on Tuesday morning to help clean up their neighbourhood.

Two drug dealers in their 40s from Chadwell Heath and Seven Kings will spend a year behind bars for selling cannabis substitute Spice to homeless people in Westminster.

A woman from Ilford is a fraction of her former self — and she could not be happier.

Talented young cricketers from across east London will be descending on Ilford next week as the second Annual Youth Cricket Festival kicks off.

A Christian charity helping poverty-stricken Sri Lankan children held a fundraising march through Ilford on Saturday.

Absentee landlords who fail to deal with poor conditions may be a thing of the past thanks to a new borough-wide Redbridge Council scheme.

Redbridge residents received more than £28,000 in compensation from companies they had long running complaints against last year, new figures reveal.

Music lovers will have an opportunity to enjoy the best acts Redbridge can offer on Sunday.

Hainault resident Derek Hall recalls more memories of the Blitz in east London.

A look back at the biggest local stories from this week 20, 40 and 60 years ago.

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A burglar who sprayed acid at a woman in her Goodmayes home, causing her serious burns, has been convicted of a series of offences involving noxious liquids.

A notorious party venue in Ilford will continue to operate, despite at least two guns – one a semi-automatic military handgun – being smuggled into an event there in June.

A teenager was stabbed after a fight allegedly broke out over a motorbike in a residential street on Tuesday.

A wheelchair user has shared her difficult experiences of trying to travel around Gants Hill while attempting to dodge cars that are causing obstructions on the pavement.

Redbridge’s business community said farewell to a much-loved personality last week.

Campaigners are calling for more to be done to improve safety measures at a notorious danger junction after two serious accidents there in ten days.

The trial of five men accused of helping operate a drugs operation from Ilford Station will begin later today.

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our three-minute Met Office video forecast.

A look back at the biggest local stories from this week 20, 40 and 60 years ago.

Fairlop plain is an extensive area created in the middle of the 19th century, following the destruction of Hainault Forest.

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