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In this week’s heritage column, Hainault schoolboy Derek Hall remembers what it was like in east London as the Luftwaffe pulverised neighbourhoods and fighter pilots shot up residential streets.

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Fitness fanatics and dance lovers can put their skills to good use at a charity zumbathon this Saturday (February 24).

Residents who have campaigned for a notorious junction on the A12 to be made safer say that nothing has changed a year after they presented Transport for London (TfL) with their petition.

The middle lane of the A12 in Newbury Park was closed briefly last night (Tuesday, February 20) after two cars were involved in a traffic collision.

A Gants Hill GP practice with around 4000 registered patients has been rated as requiring improvement by health inspectors following a comprehensive inspection in December.

A motorcyclist suffered serious leg injuries after crashing into a stationary vehicle on the A12 in Gants Hill yesterday morning (Sunday, February 18).

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Redbridge’s hospital trust has been placed in financial special measures after an NHS investigation discovered “a rapid and significant deterioration” in its finances.

The UK commemorates a century of women’s suffrage today (February 6). To mark this historic milestone, the Recorder spoke to pupils from Park School for Girls on what feminism means to them.

To mark the 100th anniversary of women getting the vote on Tuesday, next week’s paper will be a special women’s edition. 
Today, we’re proud to present an interactive timeline of events as they unfolded 100 years ago.

There are minor delays and reports of severe overcrowding at a number of TfL Rail stations this morning as a number of trains have been deemed “unavailable for service”.

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Ilford South has the 10th highest percentage of children living in poverty of all 73 of London’s parliamentary constituencies, a new study has revealed.

Two 20-year-olds from Chadwell Heath and Goodmayes have been charged in connection with a robbery in Southend on Saturday (January 20).

Hainault Forest Country Park is in the early stages of a £6m restoration project which will see it undergo biodiversity investment, Zoo restoration and improving the range of activities on offer for visitors.

Wartime memories of Miss Munro

Saturday, January 20, 2018

The diarist is Alexandrina Elizabeth S. Munro, who resided at 177a Fullwell Avenue Barkingside. Born August 3 1895, possibly in Scotland, died 1984 in Redbridge.

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Campaigners have been celebrating after it was announced that Snaresbrook Station is the latest Tube stop in the borough to be getting step-free access.

Pioneering senior nurses at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust (BHRUT) have been inspired by a Hollywood film to start the country’s first nurse mentoring service.

Two men have been charged with burglary after keys to three luxury vehicles, expensive watches and jewellery were taken in Chigwell.

A Leyton Orient player who died in action during First World War is being remembered at The George pub, in Wanstead High Street thanks to the dedication of a young Os supporter.

After the war, I did my National Service at an airbase just outside Braintree in Essex.

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

A youngster who helped lead his sports team to a World Cup final – and was even named the player of the tournament – is this week’s Young Citizen award nominee.

The George Green junction of Wanstead High Street was closed to traffic on Thursday afternoon while emergency services respond to a car crash outside Wanstead Tube Station.

Drivers have been warned to expect delays on the A12 eastbound in Wanstead tonight while emergency services respond to a car crash involving a motorcyclist just before Redbridge Roundabout.

A bright 16-year-old who has earned a full scholarship to Eton is this week’s Young Citizen Award nominee.

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