It has given women in Redbridge a voice in the community since 2002 and today charity Awaaz is needed more than ever.

An ambitious five-year housing strategy which reveals how Redbridge Council plans to tackle the housing crisis was approved on Monday.

A serial conman who posed as a multi-millionaire wine dealer and spun a web of lies about his wealth has been jailed for four years.

A resident says more needs to be done to hold to account “absentee” landlords, who let their properties fall into disrepair and don’t deal with anti-social tenants.

Pupils at a Gants Hill school were introduced to some of the customs and tastes of their Continental cousins last week.

A man is now safe after police were called to Goodmayes train station for a “fear for welfare” incident.

Pupils, parents and teachers all pitched in to ensure Downshall Primary School’s annual summer fair was a success.

Bookworms won’t be short of a good read after Wanstead Library reopened this weekend with a brand new look.

Under proposals being put out to consultation, Woodford Police Station may be sold, while the front counter at Barkingside Police Station could be closed to the public.

The A406 North Circular is blocked off eastbound whilst emergency services attend after a three vehicle crash.

Police are appealing for help to find a teenage girl who is missing from Ilford.

A woman in her early 50s was threatened at knifepoint by two men and told she would be murdered after answering the door to a decoy in Clayhall.

Catholics in Redbridge cannot use gluten-free versions of communion wafers to participate in Holy Communion, the Vatican has said.

Like a lot of people, I enjoy watching tennis. And like most of those people, I only really say that during Wimbledon.

The Mayor of London should be allowed to cap the number of minicabs in the capital over congestion and pollution fears, a new report says.

A 36-year-old man from south London has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and engaging in sexual activity without consent.

Schoolchildren, care home residents, toddlers and parents came together to decorate cakes and raise funds for Jewish Care last Thursday.

Book lovers will be relieved to learn that Wanstead library is set to reopen tomorrow with a dazzling new look.

Work to upgrade Redbridge’s 21,000 street lights to energy efficient Light Emitting Diode (LED) lights is underway.

Redbridge Council has signed a charter pledging to reduce child obesity and encourage more healthy food options across the borough.

A man from Seven Kings is gearing up to cycle 180 miles for charity to honour the service and sacrifice of Ilford police officer PC Phillip Walters who was killed on duty in 1995.

This is the moment a cyclist was knocked over his handlebars in Woodford Green after a gang of teenagers pushed a bike in front of his path.

A 50-year-old man has denied running illegal cockerel fights in Seven Kings.

A school’s celebration of multicultural harmony last week saw students, teachers and parents get together for an evening of food, fun and fashion.

After residents lost everything they own in the Grenfell Tower tragedy, students in Redbridge have been helping young people return to school.

Pupils at a primary school took a break from their classroom as they formed a giant ‘pipeline’ on their playground yesterday.

Anyone caught walking more than six dogs at once could be fined £100 if new rules are introduced by Redbridge Council.

From problems posed by President Trump to major world issues including the refugee crisis, pupils held their very own United Nations debate last week.

The permanent building for Redbridge’s first Sikh School is on its way after the foundations were laid at the weekend.

Police are looking for a gang who sprayed acid in three teenagers’ faces before punching them to the ground and leaving one with a fractured skull.

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