Bookworms are warned they’ll have to travel elsewhere when Wanstead Library closes temporarily for improvement works to take place.

A good samaritan who rushed to the aid of a teenager who had been shot in the heart has recounted the victim’s final moments.

Primary school pupils had a wheely good time on Friday as they raised money for Red Nose Day.

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old in Ilford last Tuesday.

A fed-up doctor has told the Recorder there no plans to turn a community centre in Hainault into a mosque.

The organisation that commissions health services in Redbridge has been ordered to deal with its financial problems by NHS bosses.

Tributes have been paid by friends to the teenager who was shot dead in Ilford on Tuesday evening.

Taxi drivers and hotel staff were given advice last week on how to recognise signs and what to do.

A party venue in Ilford is attracting gang related activity from across London, police officers have claimed.

A firearm was seized by officers this morning after it was discovered on Loxford Lane in Ilford this morning.

A lengthy debate on changes to the structure of Redbridge Council saw opposition councillors accuse the administration of lacking transparency.

It has cost the borough £15,000 so far to convert 40 per cent of council pay and display machines in order to accept the new £1 coin, it has been revealed.

A debate on changes to the structure of Redbridge Council that opposition councillors claim will reduce transparency is set to take place tonight.

Whether you have a front page story or an event that you want to promote, head on down to our community surgery at Hainault Cafe on Friday to tell our reporter all about it.

Work to bring lifts to Newbury Park station is now expected to be completed by spring in 2019.

A charity dedicated to improving and protecting the rights of women in the community celebrated International Women’s Day last week.

Ahead of a congratulatory card from the Queen arriving, family members flocked from afar to join in the big celebrations on Saturday.

The tennis player daughters of a coach accused of serial abuse had “the fire inside” them and were not forced to train, a court has heard.

The colourful Hindu festival of Holi was celebrated with singing, dancing, breathing exercises and yoga.

Parents, pupils, a politician and teachers for breakfast last Friday, all in the name of charity.

The boyfriend of a woman who committed suicide in an Ilford hotel waited six-and-a-half hours before alerting the emergency services, an inquest has heard.

More affordable homes will be built in the borough after four sites earmarked for community-owned housing were revealed.

A father accused of subjecting his daughters to years of physical and emotional abuse had a “passive” style which was ideally suited to training children, a jury has heard.

An exhibition aimed at overturning stereotypical assumptions about Muslim women was held last week.

A father accused of cruelty to his daughters as he coached them to become Wimbledon stars admitted the fun appeared to be going out of the sport when his eldest child was aged just six.

Whether you have a front page story or an event that you want to promote, head on down to our community surgery at Starbucks on Friday to tell our reporter

all about it.

A tabby cat has now returned home after almost losing his leg when he was caught in a snare for at least 10 days.

Highlands Primary School pupils fought hard last week to prove they had the sweetest treats in a bake off competition.

The mother of two young women accusing their father of cruelty has denied lying about the allegations in a bid to help secure contact with her children.

Young readers had a blast this week after they were treated to a £300 shopping spree in an independent book store.

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