Analysis by the Recorder of nine children’s care homes in Redbridge reviewed by Ofsted in the last year has revealed a number of concerning incidents in the borough.

A pioneering project in Ilford is laying the foundations for a revolution in the way homeless people in the borough receive help.

Donations have been pouring in to the Recorder’s Winter is Coming campaign.

Celebrations are underway as the rating of the trust providing mental heath care for Redbridge residents has been upgraded by inspectors.

A Redbridge resident almost became homeless after he lost his job as a roofer three years ago when his arthritis got so bad he couldn’t work anymore.

Women’s football is now the country’s fourth-largest participation sport - and Redbridge residents are benefitting from an increased spotlight on the activity.

A 17-year-old boy died after being chased and repeatedly stabbed in a gang-related attack, a court has heard.

A resident has spent over 30 years working at the hospice that cared for her husband’s step-mother - and she hasn’t taken a penny for her time.

Homeless women in Redbridge have spoken out about their experiences to highlight the issue of hidden homelessness.

Undiscovered young male British Asian actors are being sought for an exciting new film that is being supported by the British Film Institute.

Police have launched an initiative to help tackle the rising number of burglaries and robberies across the borough.

East London & Essex Liberal Synagogue was filled with old and new members this Shabbat, as the community bid farewell to its site in Newbury Park.

The External Scrutiny Committee meeting provides an opportunity for residents to discuss matters of public safety with police and council figures.

A man accused of cutting the throat of his former girlfriend appeared at the Old Bailey today.

For anyone sleeping on the street, life can be a struggle just to survive.

The Winter is Coming appeal has so far raised more than £1,900 thanks to the support of the community in

For those sleeping on the streets on Christmas Day and Boxing Day, an Ilford charity made sure that they weren’t alone.

A tech company in Redbridge is helping to ensure homeless people don’t go without food in 2018.

Since launching our ‘Winter is Coming’ campaign, we have been overwhelmed by the response.

The Gants Hill giant Menorah, which is the tallest and oldest of the six public menorahs displayed across the borough, attracted a large crowd of some 250 people at its lighting ceremony.

Residents had a lucky escape after fire broke out at a house converted into flats in Ilford this afternoon.

A woman from Clayhall has become the second ever person in Britain to be given an artificial heart.

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our three-minute Met Office video forecast.

An 11-year-old boy whose iPhone 6 was ripped from his hands by a teenager mugger whilst he was talking to his dad has been reunited with his phone.

A teenager who was caught carrying a knife in Woodford Green told the police that he “hadn’t hit anyone with it” when he was arrested.

A teenager who pulled out a crowbar in a popular shopping centre on his way to school told the court that the incident began because a boy was “staring” at him.

It was cold outside – but there was warmth and good cheer in abundance in Goodmayes last week, as a new halal foodbank hosted a festive meal day for the homeless.

Redbridge Council is set to hold a meeting in January to discuss crime in Ilford town centre and along Ilford Lane.

Homeless people in Ilford received free meals and rucksacks full of items to survive the winter thanks to a centuries-old Sikh tradition.

Ilford police officers helped make sure rough sleepers were kept warm this winter by handing out blankets in the town centre on Wednesday.

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