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The Valentine, which was established 87-years-ago, has announced that it will close. Picture: Google maps

People in their hundreds took to social media, after it was announced that The Valentine pub will close.

Yesterday, 17:30
Stock picture of a kitten

A cat who was decapitated and dumped in a pond is the latest victim of a notorious feline killer, animal welfare campaigners say.

Yesterday, 17:12
The Tube strike will cause travel misery for thousands of people    Picture: PA/Nick Ansell

Commuters heading into London will not be able to use the Central line before 7am on Wednesday if the planned Tube strike goes ahead.

Yesterday, 16:23
Work is set to begin on 148 new council houses in Redbridge.

Plans for almost 150 new council houses are one step closer to reality after two more developments were granted planning permission last week.

Yesterday, 15:21
Goodmayes Park. Picture Ken Mears

Are there problems in your area? Or do you want to get involved with projects at a local level?

Yesterday, 15:00
An illustration of the Mammuthus primigenius, the woolly mammoth which lived during the ice age. Researchers, in a project reminiscent of the movie Jurassic Park, want to use ancient DNA and modern-day elephant sperm to try an recreate the prehistoric creature.  CREDIT: The Natural History Museum, London/PA

An ancient beast which roamed Ilford hundreds of thousands of years ago could be resurrected if scientists are successful.

Yesterday, 14:43
Vonai Ziyambi. Picture: Met Police

A missing 13-year-old girl has been found following a police appeal earlier today.

Yesterday, 12:30
Bushra Tahir who works for AWAAZ

The leader of a Redbridge women’s charity claims a lack of funding is responsible for a rise in cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) in the borough.

Yesterday, 10:07
Half-term activities across Redbridge yesterday

Magic and virtual reality amazed families and young children in a series of half-term events across the borough.

Sport

Yesterday, 15:00
Barkingside manager Gursel Gulfer (pic: George Phillipou/TGS Photo)

Side needed a stoppage time winner from Liam Clifton to beat divisional strugglers

Yesterday, 14:02
Leyton Orient manager Danny Webb claps the travelling support at Yeovil Town (pic: Simon O'Connor).

Ex-West Ham United forward scored for O’s on Saturday and captained the team despite having a knee injury

Yesterday, 11:00
Leyton Orient fans celebrate at Brisbane Road (pic: Simon O'Connor).

33-year-old full of praise for Brisbane Road faithful and insists squad are not losing hope despite 3-2 defeat to Notts County

Yesterday, 09:30
Connor Brown of Guiseley AFC and Fejiri Okenabirhie of Dagenham & Redbridge (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers captain backs squad to hit back immediately as winning run comes to an abrupt halt

Yesterday, 08:18
Michelle Stewart in action for Essex Open

Squad keep Regional League play-off bid on track

Sunday, February 19, 2017
Ilford manager Allan Fenn (pic George Phillipou/TGS Photo)

Latest news from the Essex Senior League

Saturday, February 18, 2017
Leyton Orient defender Tom Parkes looks to keep the ball away from Yeovil Town's Darren Ward (pic: Simon O'Connor).

The O’s manager expresses his disappointment at the suspension given to Liam Kelly and reflects on the 3-2 defeat to Notts County

Saturday, February 18, 2017
Corey Whitely (middle) of Dagenham & Redbridge is sent off by referee Antony Coggins against Guiseley (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers manager far from happy with forward’s dismissal in loss to Guiseley

Entertainment

Saturday, February 18, 2017
Tight modern is coming to Ilford. Picture Creative Future.

It maybe small in stature but what it lacks in size it more than makes up for in creative talent. Ellena Cruse spoke to Tight Modern staff about showcasing artists who have overcome barriers.

Saturday, February 18, 2017
#Haters. Pic: Zbigniew Kotkiewicz

Gentrification is one of the biggest talking points across the capital, and this new play explores the role social media plays.

Friday, February 17, 2017
Goodmayes-born author David Merrifield will be holding a book signing at Redbridge Central Library in Clements Road, Ilford, on February 18.

A self-professed Redbridge “old boy” who became a successful author, is excited to return to his home town for a special book signing this weekend.

Saturday, January 28, 2017
Rachael with her mum Letitia. Picture Rachael Featherstone

After her mother was diagnosed with cancer, Rachael Featherstone quit her job to spend time with her and started writing. She tells Ellena Cruse about her debut novel and the death of her mum.

Friday, January 27, 2017
Charles Dickens, liived in Grosvenor Road Wanstead.
Reporter Ann-Marie Abbasah

“Now, what I want is facts,” begins a famous novel.

Monday, January 23, 2017
C & A sale window, March 1960, this is now the site of Wilko on Cranbrook Road, Ilford. Picture: Redbridge Museum and Heritage Service

Suits with ties, shimmering saris, and a sneaky pair of boxers peeking out of low slung jeans are just a few of the garments on display when you walk down Ilford High Road.

Saturday, January 21, 2017
Charlie Condou and Victoria yeates in character - The Crucible at Queen's

You may not think a play written in the 1950s about witch trials in the 17th century would have much in common with today’s audiences.

Saturday, January 14, 2017
Irene Martinez  from Seven Kings has been tormented by demonic spirits for the last thirty years after working in showbusiness.

A woman’s tale of demonic possession will be gracing the big screen at a horror films festival.

Thursday, January 12, 2017
Rohan Khan, leaning how to be a spy

He may look familiar to you (either from the TV or from practising his surveillance moves by Gants Hill roundabout) but Khan, Rohan Khan is a man of many faces.

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