Yesterday, 16:28
One lane of the A406 is closed as emergency services respond to an accident.

A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital after an accident on the A406, causing heavy congestion on the Ilford flyover.

Yesterday, 16:28
Sumo fresh restaurant is a new sushi restaurant in Wanstead

Chef Philip with sushi

A Japanese sushi restaurant has been nominated for best takeaway in north London, in a national awards.

Yesterday, 14:36
High Road, Woodford Green.

A motorcyclist is in hospital with “life changing” injuries after a collision with a car in Woodford Green earlier today.

Yesterday, 14:02
Kerry Eastman (far left) with the Sixth Form students from Chigwell School

Sixth form students distributed their Harvest festival donations to a homeless charity last week.

Yesterday, 13:15
The Goodgym team working out on one of the allotments in Redbridge

Have you ever been on the verge of going for a run, before bad weather or a good TV show has put you off?

Yesterday, 11:30
Clean up teams on an action day in Ilford town centre on September 3.

Two fly-tippers were heavily fined after being caught red-handed during a Redbridge action day earlier this week.

Yesterday, 10:15
Rosaleen Fenton, a reporter on the Ilford Recorder, will be holding a readers surgery this Friday

Whether you have a front page story or an event that you would like to promote, head on down to our community surgery at Metro Cafe, Seven Kings, today to tell our reporter all about it.

Yesterday, 09:13
Ryedale care home in Ilford

A former employee at a closing care home has claimed the institution’s closure will come as a relief to members of staff.

Thu, 16:25
Sixth formers at Oaks Park grilled Cllr Ian Bond, Ilford North MP Wes Streeting and Cllr Paul Canal
 on a wide range of issues on Thursday.

As part of Local Democracy Week, students at Oaks Park Sixth Form had a chance to make their voices heard, grilling a group of Redbridge politicians on everything from pot holes to the government’s plans for grammar schools.


Yesterday, 18:39
Christian Assombalonga celebrates a goal for Dagenham & Redbridge (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers make two additions ahead of hosting Macclesfield Town, but all strike to leave temporarily

Yesterday, 17:00
Tyrique Hyde in action for the Dagenham & Redbridge youth team during their FA Youth Cup clash at Braintree Town (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers youngster wants to emulate successful career of former Watford and Jamaica midfielder

Yesterday, 14:00
The FA Vase (pic: Empics)

A trip to St Margaretsbury awaits the Foxes this weekend and they will travel confident after an excellent midweek win

Yesterday, 12:00
Dagenham & Redbridge pair Oliver Hawkins and Jordan Maguire-Drew (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers striker and assistant talk up forward options ahead of visit from Silkmen

West Ham United's Andy Carroll.

Still no sign of Carroll and Sakho for West Ham

Yesterday, 11:00
Stephen Good of Redbridge (right) receives a presentation to mark his 100th appearance (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Motormen defender reached milestone in Tuesday’s win at home to Barkingside

Yesterday, 10:52
Leyton Orient's Brisbane Road home (pic: Play With A Legend).

No spectators reported the matter to stewards or police officers on duty at the game

Yesterday, 10:06
Essex head coach Chris Silverwood (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Chris Silverwood delighted to sign international quality for next year

Yesterday, 09:00
Leyton Orient's Robbie Weir is sent off in the first minute of their match against Plymouth (pic: Simon O'Connor)

Forward looks ahead to Hartlepool United trip and ask O’s fans to keep up their support


Mon, 16:49
Storyteller Andy Lawrence from the Theatre of Widdershins, with characters from Rapunzel and the Tower of Doom, which is being performed at the Fabula Festival. Picture: Jane Barlow

It might start in your head, but the act of reading can take you on a journey around the world and beyond.

Mon, 12:00
Wizard Stories founders Phil Keating and Gary Potter

Young bookworms can immerse themselves in magical worlds of dragons and giants – and enjoy a talk or two – at a festival making its debut.

Saturday, October 8, 2016
Christina Clark leads the Wanstead Rock Choir

With vocal chords well rested over summer, a 100-strong choir is set to rock it out with popular feel good songs.

Thursday, October 6, 2016
Sara Grant's is to meet with young readers and writers at the Redbridge Literary Festival

She loves everything about books, from writing, editing and reading to discussing them, and an author, who hails from across the pond, is set to share her passion at the Redbridge Children’s Literary Festival.

Thursday, September 29, 2016
Ally's World author Karen McCombie is speaking at the first ever Redbridge Children's Literary Festival, taking place at the Kenneth More Theatre, Ilford, in October half-term

A former journalist who gravitated from a teenage magazine writer into a best-selling children’s author is excited to be speaking at the Redbridge Children’s Literary Festival next month.

Saturday, September 17, 2016
An acrobat at Wanstead Festival 2015

A popular community festival will prolong summer celebrations with a day of family activities, performances and live music.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
The Kenneth More Theatre's brand new production Boorskale, featuring a cast of West End stars. Picture: Ellie Hoskins

A musical comedy featuring three sisters, who were simultaneously widowed after a double-decker bus crash tragically wiped out the village’s dart team, is opening in Ilford tonight.

Friday, September 9, 2016
Wanstead Fringe's open air Kinema.

If you’ve ever wanted to go to the Edinburgh Fringe, but don’t fancy the long journey up to Scotland, then head to the borough’s very own fringe this weekend.

Monday, September 5, 2016
Field of dreams: members of Art Group Wanstead outside the overgrown Evergreen Field, the focus of some of the workshops during the Trail, carrying artwork by Ron Filer and Ron Bowman which will be going outside Allan Burgess House, used by Age UK.

Many of us dream about living in a friendly, cultural hub, with brightly coloured artwork in windows and perhaps even workshops so we can all discover our inner artist.

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