The eastbound carriageway of the A12 in Newbury Park has been closed following a serious car accident.

The Recorder’s Ilford North Facebook Live hustings due to take place tonight has been cancelled as a result of the terrible events in Manchester on Monday.

A busker from Redbridge has raised almost £50,000 for the hospital that helped give him his life back.

A small family-run company are celebrating after their excellent service scooped them a highly-coveted national award last week.

A motorcyclist has been seriously injured in a car crash on the A12 this morning, with traffic building as emergency services respond to the incident.

A grieving son wants Redbridge residents to help reunite him with the last gift his father ever gave him after his scooter was stolen on Sunday.

The Labour and Conservative candidates for Ilford North have clashed over prime minister Theresa May’s sudden change of plans for social care.

A man who was hit by a train during Friday evening’s rush hour somehow escaped with only minor injuries and did not even have to go to hospital.

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

Two weeks ago Recorder readers were introduced to fighter pilot Harold Bennett, who was shot down and captured by German soldiers in 1941.

The Wanstead Players are preparing to bring suspenseful thriller House Guest to life at the Kenneth More Theatre.

A man who ran a string of brothels, trafficked women and controlled their profiles on adult websites has been jailed.

A number of general election candidates have shared their views on how Redbridge’s older population should be properly cared for.

A person has been hit by a train at Ilford station this afternoon, with trains cancelled earlier as emergency services responded to the incident.

The issues facing Ilford’s LGBT community were at the forefront of the political debate at a general election hustings last night.

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A man has died after being hit by an eastbound central line train at Woodford Tube Station this morning.

A car crash outside a school yesterday lunchtime saw paramedics and firefighters called to a busy junction to treat two injured drivers.

Redbridge Council collected non-standard garden waste for one last time on Monday in a bid to encourage residents to pay to use its new paid-for service.

Sexualised Bollywood dance shows at a late night bar have been stopped after an investigation revealed links to several disgraced clubs in Wembley.

Volunteers donned gloves and overalls to help members of the borough’s nature conservation team tidy a park last week.

A contentious plan to allow a fine dining restaurant to remain open until 2am has been rejected by Redbridge Council.

Almost one in five cases of child deaths in Redbridge since 2008 has been due to their parents being related, a new report has revealed.

A group of former school friends rolled back the years when they held a reunion at their old school last week after more than four decades.

Tributes have been paid to a popular 94-year-old grandfather and leader of Redbridge’s Asian community, who died earlier this month.

Two youngsters sat holding hands in the Capitol cinema, Barking, one Sunday afternoon in 1949.

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

Liverpool are last visitors to London Stadium this season

West Ham boss gives striker his backing

A teenage child-molester who repeatedly raped a six-year-old for almost a year has had his sentence reduced to just three years at the High Court.

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