From collecting plastic bottle tops to hosting bake sales and afternoon tea, hundreds of volunteers in Redbridge participated in Mitzvah Day this year.

There is nothing green about the children at Glade Primary School who have scooped a gold award for their efforts to be more environmentally friendly.

The man who was beaten to death on Sunday morning in Ilford has been named locally as Sorin Serbu.

A charity helping people facing life on the streets is helping to deliver Christmas cheer to children in war-torn countries.

Police have today released these CCTV images of a man they want to speak to in connection with a sexual assault on a bus in Hainault.

Three men who killed a 19-year-old in Ilford have been jailed for life and ordered to serve a minimum of 30 years.

A formerly “inadequate” adolescent mental health unit that temporarily closed 18 months ago has just been rated “outstanding” by health inspectors.

On a cold, crisp Sunday morning, armed forces, dignitaries, residents and religious leaders came together to remember those who gave their lives for the country.

Three men are facing sentencing today after shooting a 19-year-old in Ilford earlier this year.

A police officer who attended the scene of an alleged illegal cockfight told the court that he saw blood splatters up the wall.

Children in Eastern Europe will be waking up with a smile on their face this Christmas after more than 100 boxes packed with presents were sent on their way.

The trial of a 50-year-old man accused of running illegal cockerel fights in Seven Kings is set to begin today.

The murder of a man in his twenties who was attacked and beaten by a group of up to five men in Ilford High Road does not appear to be gang-related says a source close to the investigation.

Redbridge schools, community centres and groups are signing up to join a Jewish-led day of social action in Redbridge.

Detectives hunting “extremely dangerous” men who opened fire in an Ilford party venue have offered a £10,000 reward for information about their whereabouts.

Essential work to upgrade the water supply network in Seven Kings will soon be taking place.

A 23-year-old who dreamed of attending university but became a carer for her younger brother at the age of 18 has defied all odds.

A former Oaks Park High School student has been getting hands-on experience of working in the arts whilst she undertakes work experience with the Royal Opera House.

Updated: Man dies after Ilford Lane crash

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

A pensioner has sadly died after he was hit by a truck on Ilford Lane this afternoon.

Forty five years after Uganda’s Asian population was expelled from the country by General Idi Amin, an emotional reunion is set to take place in Seven Kings.

The music of the world was performed in Redbridge Town Hall last Saturday as part of the annual London International Arts Festival.

Volunteers running a new fresh halal and vegetarian foodbank from a church in Goodmayes are already on the lookout for a bigger venue.

The parents of a seven-year-old girl with an incurable brain tumour are hoping that she will be able to travel abroad for vital treatment next week.

People of all religions and none will join together for a day of doing good as part of Mitzvah Day - which sees residents give back to the community.​

Cranbrook Road is closed both ways at Brandville Gardens after an accident this afternoon.

Two men have been arrested and an office in Ilford was raided as part of an ongoing investigation into a suspected money laundering operation.

A drug dealer from Gants Hill has been jailed for more than four years for dealing Class A drugs.

Bonfire Night is upon us and many families will be hosting their bonfire parties and fireworks displays. Here are some of the best places to enjoy Guy Fawkes fun and see the skies light up.

Barkingside Police Station will shut by the end of the year, it was confirmed this morning, leaving Redbridge with one remaining police station – in Ilford.

A man from Seven Kings was left speechless after winning a £68k BMW in a car giveaway competition.


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