Girls at Woodford County High School reacted to a tough year of exams with a stunning set of A-level results

A pair of twins studying at Trinity Catholic High School both achieved four A*s at A-level to secure places at university.

It was a day of celebration for Seven Kings High School as sixth formers arrived to collect their A-level results.

Pupils at Mayfield School have reason to celebrate after 86 per cent achieved a university place with their A-level grades.

History-making Forest Academy students celebrated getting the school’s best ever set of A-level results, with a pass rate of 99 per cent.

Students at Wanstead High School are celebrating their best year of A-level results yet, with more than half of all grades A* to B.

Delighted pupils said their A-level success was “still sinking in” after an emotional morning at Woodbridge High School.

An Ilford woman defrauded her neighbours out of more than £550,000 after promising them a slice of an online gambling jackpot, a court heard.

There will be delays and cancellations on Greater Anglia and TfL Rail services all day due to a track fault near Ilford.

In this week’s East London News Review podcast reporter Matthew Clemenson joined Time 107.5 FM’s Steve Allen to discuss the week’s papers.

There are severe delays on the Central line after a reported fire at Holborn station, in the West End.

Miniature ponies, face painting and a bouncy castle were some of the fun activities on offer at a care home’s summer fete on Saturday.

A man has been stabbed and another injured after a row over a crash between two Mercedes in a quiet residential street turned violent.

An Ilford Islamic centre is once again opening its doors to rough sleepers and refugees – offering hot meals from now until the end of December.

Campaigners are delighted after Redbridge Council installed double yellow lines in Wanstead Flats in an attempt to stop a spate of fly-tipping.

Redbridge Council has revealed the results of the Wanstead parking consultation, and proposes pay & display parking in the High Street and a smaller residents’ permit area.

Police are urging councillors to strip a party venue of its alcohol licence, after two major violent crimes have flared up in the last six months.

Members of the “Three Musketeers” terror cell may have met with convicted Ilford hate preacher Anjem Choudary just days before they began their planned attack, it can now be revealed.

The ringleader of the London Bridge terror attack taught Ilford primary school children and even passed a DBS check, the Recorder understands.

Residents have been left intrigued by a film crew working in the Memorial Hall in South Woodford over the past two days.

The health minister has said the decision to close King George Hospital’s A&E is being reviewed to “ensure the proposals are still appropriate”.

An 11-year-old girl, who grew her hair for two years to help cancer-stricken children get wigs, is this week’s Young Citizen Award nominee.

During my two-and-a-half years reporting for the Recorder, no stories have proved more divisive or debated than parking pieces.

Police are pledging to tackle the organised gangs running prostitutes on Ilford Lane by ploughing additional resources into a wide ranging operation.

After recent events more armed police were visible but I hadn’t seen any till recently. I was in Lakeside and saw some police holding their guns just outside Debenhams.

The cladding at the infamous Gants Hill “scaffold towers” has been tested and it is not the same type as Grenfell’s, it can be revealed.

Beautiful Wanstead Flats has been “absolutely trashed” by a fly-tipping epidemic, angry residents have claimed.

Families living in Gants Hill’s infamous “scaffold towers” were left in danger after builders covered up a flat’s gas flue with debris.

If you go down to the woods today you might not find a teddy bear’s picnic, but instead a fantastic Shakespeare production performed between the trees.

Reporters Niall Joyce and Beth Wyatt joined Time 107.5 FM’s Steve Allen for this week’s East London News Review.

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