The tragic death of a rough sleeper has prompted the council to write to the government and urge it reform its immigration policy.

Do you want to do something to help tackle the borough’s homelessness crisis? Look no further!

A tireless Ilford running club has gained charity status and has sets its sights on building its own clubhouse to help the community.

Yesterday, 17:00

Hundreds from the borough’s Shi’a Muslim community gathered together, dressed in back, for a somber procession through the streets of Newbury Park to mourn the martydom of the Prophet Muhammad’s grandson.

Yesterday, 16:30

The borough’s oldest Islamic place of worship will be flinging open its doors to mark its 40th anniversary this weekend.

Yesterday, 14:56

Redbridge’s NHS hospital trust has appointed the former chief financial officer of British Airways as its new CFO.

Yesterday, 14:06

As Muslims across the globe observe the holy month of Muharram, a Wanstead faith leader has called on the country to campaign against the persecution of minorities.

Yesterday, 11:33

They say Thursday is the new Friday and one Gants Hill pub is set to prove it by giving away free pints of beer today (Thursday 20 September).

Yesterday, 10:03

A police officer caught driving a car without insurance or a MOT certificate committed “gross misconduct”, a hearing found.



West Ham United will want to build on their first win in the Premier League when they host Chelsea at the London Stadium on Sunday.


Barkingside boss Michael Walther comes up against former club Clapton when they visit in the Essex Senior League on Friday night, writes Ned Keating.


Former Arena-Essex Hammers promoter Peter Thorogood admitted it is heartbreaking to see the Raceway where he spent many years close down, writes Jacob Ranson.


Essex club look to extend four-game unbeaten run on Saturday

Justin Edinburgh’s team visit Harrogate Town this weekend eager to leave with a positive result

Yesterday, 17:00

Herons lost 24-21 away to Romford & Gidea Park last weekend

Yesterday, 16:00

The new boys are currently leading the National League despite only securing promotion last season

Yesterday, 15:14

Essex fast bowler Jamie Porter was delighted to help the 2017 champions wrap up an innings victory over Worcestershire soon after lunch on day three of their County Championship Division One encounter at Chelmsford.


Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Ilford Transition Town has organised a food festival to celebrate local food knowledge, to find out more about growing food in Ilford and to create an opportunity to share recipes along with tips for reducing food waste.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Weeks after finishing his A-levels an actor from Ilford began rehearsals for a new Bollywood inspired play about friendship and courage.

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

The Mayor of Redbridge is hosting a music festival in Wanstead to try and raise money for her nominated charity.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

From firefighters to police officers and henna tattoos to balloon art, people from all corners of Ilford’s vibrant community are coming together in the town centre.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

They say the pen is mightier than the sword.

Monday, August 6, 2018

Cinema-enthusiasts can watch blockbusters on the beach in Ilford town centre this month.

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Live theatre is set to come to the Wanstead Fringe Festival - for the first time in its six year history - with an adaptation of the classic children’s novel The Secret Garden.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

An Ilford dance troupe are set to entertain audiences with performances of the greatest hits of an award-winning Broadway composer.

Monday, June 18, 2018

The BBC Concert Orchestra is coming to Ilford to perform a family-friendly show.

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Struggling to find a buyer for your home in a slower market? We speak to Ilford property expert Nina Kaura from Portico about the Crossrail effect and why getting things right first time will get you the best price for your property.

Exchange Ilford is a shopping centre on a mission to make it a more welcoming and accessible place to the people of Redbridge.

An Ilford shoe retailer and podiatry practice is taking the next step with a move to a new shop just a few doors down.

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