Reporters Matthew Clemenson and Ralph Blackburn joined Time 107.5 FM’s Steve Allen for this week’s East London News Review podcast.

To help voters get slightly more informed about the election on June 8, we’ve been talking to some of the candidates for 80 seconds.

Glade Primary School held its seventh annual Evening Of Song last night, with children, staff and members of the community taking part.

Ukip will not be fielding candidates in three Redbridge constituencies in the upcoming general election, in attempt to help pro-Brexit candidates get elected.

An Ilford man has described the moment he saw a sexual deviant touching himself on a packed Tube in rush hour, which helped police catch the pervert.

Lee Scott, the former Ilford North MP, has been confirmed as the Tories’ candidate for the seat in the June 8 election.

The Liberal Democrat candidate for Leyton and Wanstead has said he is the only person running “who will stand up to the Tories on Brexit”.

Woodford Green MP Iain Duncan Smith has been placed on an “attack list” by Remain group Open Britain, in a bid to unseat Brexit supporting MPs.

The main A&E department which serves Redbridge has been given £1million from the Department of Health (DoH), to continue a pioneering project to cut waiting times.

Residents say it is “a miracle” that no one was hurt when a shop was destroyed by a blaze started by an incense stick yesterday.

There are two words on the lips of Barkingside voters as they discuss the looming general election – Jeremy Corbyn – and not in a good way.

Sgt Sidney Hayter of the 12th Rifle Brigade lived in Grove Cottage, Chigwell Row.

With the London marathon fast approaching, we profiled four brave runners from Redbridge raising money for some brilliant charities.

Police investigating the fatal stabbing of a 21-year-old are appealing for information about a car found burnt out in Wanstead, near the park.

In this week’s East London News Review Recorder reporters discuss the upcoming general election and the Ilford bridge with bullet holes from the Second World War.

Another general election. That’s nice. It seems like ages since we had a vote that divided everyone.

A van which caught fire and then partly exploded “sounded like a bomb going off”, according to workers near by.

A Wanstead police officer allegedly caught on camera attacking a suspect’s car will face a crown court trial.

A fraudster who travelled around the country taking examinations for refugees to help get them visas or citizenship has been jailed for 32 months.

A six-year-old girl, suffering a rare and incurable brain tumour, has flown to Mexico with her family for pioneering treatment, in the hope it will save her life.

Ilford South MP Mike Gapes called himself “mystic Mike” after he correctly predicted Theresa May would call an election months ago.

Incumbent Ilford North MP Wes Streeting says his record in Parliament will help him retain the borough’s most marginal seat.

The former Ilford North Conservative MP Lee Scott has announced his intention to seek his party’s nomination in June’s election.

Tory MP for Woodford Green Iain Duncan Smith has backed Theresa May’s call for an early general election, saying “she has made the right choice”.

The prime minister Theresa May has announced a general election on June 8.

A list of the best views in Britain has been compiled. I sat down to read which local site would get an honourable mention.

Leyton Orient owner Francesco Becchetti was given until June 12 by the High Court to either settle the club’s existing debts or sell the club.

Action Fraud has received many examples of scam emails and texts in recent weeks, most of which tell the recipient they are blocked or locked out of their account.

A 56-year-old Woodford Green man attacked a dental nurse and hurled racist abuse at a receptionist after he was unhappy with his dental treatment, a court has heard.

Two residents had to be dramatically rescued down a nine metre ladder, as a fire gutted a block of flats in Wanstead this morning.

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