Meliha Kaya, 22, was speeding as she drove her sister Elif and a friend back from the George pub in Wanstead in 2016.

Figures from NHS Digital show that in Redbridge around 70 victims of FGM - where female genitals are cut, injured or changed for no medical reason - were seen by doctors, nurses or midwives over the last year.

The world may be increasingly dependent on the internet but almost 40,000 people in Redbridge and Waltham Forest have not been online in the last three months, and probably never have.

Families are invited to contribute to a council’s preparations for an Ofsted inspection.

In the 12 months up to March this year 6,244 people from the EU registered for NI numbers.

People starting or developing their businesses can attend a special expo this week.

Twelve children at Glade Primary School, Clayhall, have produced an original song to feature on Unicef’s official website.

Residents in Wanstead were delighted to hear the area has been named as one of the top 10 places to live in London.

Played football with Bobby Moore, Liberal Party politician, environmental activist and successful businessman – these are just some of the highlights of the life of Alan Cornish, who has died at the age of 78.

A South Woodford author inspired by the real life case of a serial child killer has released her debut novel.

During my National Service in the armed forces, I spent a Christmas Day on duty. Memorable? It was for me!

It’s that odd period between Christmas and New Year when all the presents are opened and everyone’s stomachs are stuffed.

According to Redbridge Council, cloth nappies have better cost, health and environment benefits

Gallery: Wanstead Christmas lights switched on

Friday, November 24, 2017

Hundreds of families braved the chilly weather as they gathered for Wanstead’s annual Christmas lights switch-on on Thursday, November 23.

The Christmas Market at St Peter’s Church, Aldborough Hatch, was crowded on Saturday, November 18, with visitors stocking up on homemade preserves, cakes and plants for Christmas.

Valentines High School sixth former Alizeh Moin has got a lot on.

Crowds gathered around Wanstead War Memorial on Sunday, November 12, to remember those who fought and died in war.

After a complicated journey, P/O Stanislaw Kurowicki arrived at RAF Station Fairlop on August 21, 1943, to serve with 317 (Wilenski) RAF Squadron.

An 11-year-old Barkingside girl has just started secondary school despite having had chemotherapy for the last seven years to tackle an aggressive tumour.

A hardworking pupil, who has hit 100 per cent attendance despite having to commute two hours from temporary accommodation in west London, is this week’s Young Citizen nominee.

A 17-year-old from Ilford, who won the prestigious 2016 RSPCA Young Wildlife Photographer Award, is exhibiting his work this month in Valentines Mansion.

A 14-year-old girl who completed an incredible 54 holes in one day to raise money for charity is this week’s Young Citizen Award nominee.

With cancer being on the rise, free awareness training has been set for Redbridge residents to help them recognise the health symptoms that could signify cancer.

Kaleigh is a six-year-old girl who lives in my constituency of Ilford North.

Families wrapped up warm on Friday night, braving the cold to officially kick off Redbridge’s Christmas festivities.

This week the chairman of the Fairlop Heritage Group takes a look at how much of the timber for the Royal Navy of the 17th century came from Hainault Forest.

Old Routemaster buses have not been seen in Redbridge since they were withdrawn from service more than 10 years ago.

A Barkingside woman who died after a routine kidney stone operation was “always healthy”, a third inquest into her death has heard.

A supermarket has created a pop up shop, which will serve as a temporary replacement for its store after it was wrecked by a fire.

It’s been a landmark in Ilford town centre for more than 100 years, and now the Harrison Gibson site is due for redevelopment.


An Ilford shoe retailer and podiatry practice is taking the next step with a move to a new shop just a few doors down.

Redbridge estate agents Sandra Davidson answer the common questions homeowners have when it comes to selling their home, and reveals how you can make sure the sale is stress-free

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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