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Yesterday, 18:05
Outdoor Classroom Workday at the James Leal Centre, Ray Park, Snakes Lane East, Woodford
Rosemary Wallis.

Volunteers are mucking in and helping to maintain a “secret garden” in the borough.

Yesterday, 16:24
Matthew Mullis Kunda and David Simon, both 3, at the Redbridge Gingerbread meeting on Sunday

A group for single parents enjoyed their monthly meet up on Sunday, with colourful face painting on offer for the younger members.

Yesterday, 14:20
Stroke patient Nora Flynn, 92,  and physiotherapist Sarah Fry were thrilled with Beech ward's new specialist wheelchairs for stroke sufferers.

Five new state-of-the-art wheelchairs are making life easier for the borough’s stroke patients, and they’ve already earned the approval of one 92-year-old.

Yesterday, 11:48
Claybury Park

A 17-year-old teenage boy has been charged with possession of an offensive weapon after Redbridge Police found him carrying a knife in a park this weekend.

Yesterday, 11:36
There was a shooting in Tiptree Crescent in Clayhall on Saturday night (credit: Google Street View)

A 22-year-old-man is in hospital after a shooting in Tiptree Crescent, in Clayhall, on Saturday night.

Yesterday, 09:33
Seventeen people, including two children, were evacuated from their homes or places of work by firefighters this morning after a fire broke out in a shop beneath a block of flats in Chigwell Road, Woodford Green

Seventeen people, including two children, were evacuated from their homes or places of work by firefighters this morning after a fire broke out in a shop beneath a block of flats.

Mon, 15:15
Reggae legends the Twinkle Brothers who will be performing at One Love Festival

“It’s going to be massive. Hainault is going to be the epicentre of reggae music across the whole of Europe.

Mon, 12:12
Jenny Chapman, in the middle, launching Bless Support, a brand new day care service in Woodford Green

A day care centre for elderly people, and those living with dementia is officially opening in the borough mid-September.

Mon, 07:09
Tinder

Muslim dating events are changing the way that people of all ages find love, one matchmaker believes.

Sport

Paul McCallum celebrates after finding the net for Leyton Orient (pic: Simon O'Connor).

English Football League Trophy Southern Group G: Leyton Orient 3 Stevenage 1

Yesterday, 17:00
Upminster captain Alan Ison (left) looks on from the boundary (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Division One champions suffered narrow one-wicket reverse at home but helped produce entertaining match of cricket

Yesterday, 16:30
Leyton Orient captain Robbie Weir knocks the ball forward against Charlton Athletic. Pic: TIM REDER

O’s captain Robbie Weir set to make first appearance in two weeks and will hope to show he is back to full fitness now

Yesterday, 16:00
Robert Mear of Lakeside Hammers has been ruled out for the season (pic: Rob Newell/TGSPHOTO)

Hammers place youngster in starting line-up for remainder of season

Yesterday, 14:00
Dean Cox celebrates his goal for Leyton Orient against Stevenage on August 16 (pic: Simon O'Connor)

O’s League Two rivals Stevenage make trip to Brisbane Road for second time this month for Southern Group G fixture

Yesterday, 12:00
Armand Gnanduillet left Leyton Orient earlier this month to join League Two rivals Blackpool (pic: Simon O'Connor).

With Moore leaving Brisbane Road, will 19-year-old Freddy Moncur now get an opportunity?

West Ham United's Manuel Lanzini

The Hammers could have been thumped by Manchester City but came away with pride intact

West Ham United's Michail Antonio scores his side's first goal of the game

Who was our man of the match at the Etihad?

Yesterday, 10:30
Frankie Raymond of Dagenham & Redbridge (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Ned Keating provides player ratings following the 1-0 loss away to Sutton United

Entertainment

Sunday, August 21, 2016
Saxophonist Leszek Kulaszewicz playing at the Rafa Club, Cranbrook Road, Ilford

Tucked away from public view, the Ilford Rafa Club is one of Redbridge’s hidden gems where friends meet for a drink to the gentle sounds of jazz music. 
Chloe Farand visited and took a trip back in time

Saturday, August 20, 2016
Festival goers at the One Love festival

The founder of one of the world’s biggest reggae festivals has said he’s excited to return to Redbridge, which is the event’s “spiritual home”.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Saxophonist Leszek Kulaszewicz playing at the Rafa Club, Cranbrook Road, Ilford

Tucked away from public view, the Ilford Rafa Club is one of Redbridge’s hidden gems where friends meet for a drink to the gentle sounds of jazz music.

Monday, August 8, 2016
Members of the public wear William Shakespeare masks during the parade marking 400 years since the death of the playwright in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. Photo: Joe Giddens/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Just what does a man, dead for 400 years and born 112 miles away, have to do with the people of Redbridge?

Sunday, August 7, 2016
Shakespeare in Redbridge art exhibition at Valentines Mansion. Jason Rose with his work

Shakespeare may have written “what’s past is prologue”, but for the artists in residence at Valentines Mansion, their pieces based on his work are very au courant.

Saturday, July 30, 2016
Families enjoying the outdoor cinema in High Road, Ilford, last year.

If small yellow creatures start to appear around the town centre, do not be alarmed, minions are not taking over.

Sunday, July 17, 2016
Boorskale cast rehearsing at the Kenneth More Theatre.
It’s a musical comedy about four widows from a small village and their trial and tribulations.
Paul Ritchie Tonkinson, Patrick Clancy, David Alder, Mark Hutchinson,

A musical director swapping Broadway for Ilford is feeling excited about bringing a comedy with a “black sense of humour” to the borough.

Saturday, July 16, 2016
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan is set to perform at the O2 Arena on August 14. Picture: The O2

A veteran Qawwali singer is set to perform his greatest hits at a “magical” arena show.

Saturday, July 16, 2016
A West End performance of the musical Cats, which is on at the Kenneth More Theatre. Picture: PA/Andrew Milligan

The stars of tomorrow are taking the stage to perform one of Britain’s best loved musicals at the Kenneth More Theatre.

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