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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.

Yesterday, 16:11
An overturned lorry is causing congestion in Redbridge. Picture: PA/Andy Butterton

Drivers should expect delays on the roads because of an overturned lorry on the M11.

Yesterday, 13:39
Car with 'L' plates. Photo: PA David Jones

Wanstead has been named as the toughest place in the UK to pass a driving test.

Yesterday, 12:16
Seven men have been arrested by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and four tonnes of toxic waste removed after two fuel laundering plants were discovered in Essex on Wednesday Picture: HMRC

Seven men, including two in Ilford, have been arrested and four tonnes of toxic waste removed after two fuel laundering plants were discovered in Essex on Wednesday.

Yesterday, 09:23
Ginger Pig butchers is now open

Famous butchers Ginger Pig has opened its doors today, after taking over the old A.G. Dennis site in Wanstead High Street.

Yesterday, 09:00
Pastor Stephen Derbyshire standing outside the building during the final stages of its construction

A church is to hold an official opening ceremony for its multi-million pound building tomorrow (Saturday).

Thu, 17:21
Al Noor Muslim primary school have been granted planning permission for  a large expansion.

Plans to expand a Muslim school were approved by the council’s Regulatory Committee last night despite fears over road safety.

Thu, 12:59
Gaya Aharon has been nominated for a Recorder/Redbridge Rotary Club Young Citizen Award

A teenager selflessly supported her best friend, who battles juvenile arthritis on a daily basis, to climb over the O2 to raise money for charity.

Thu, 12:10
Maria Savva and Artist Amanda Seljubac at an Art workshop at Valentines Mansion in Ilford.

People enjoyed learning the intricate art of fused glass under the watchful eye of an expert studio artist on Tuesday.

Sport

Yesterday, 21:35
The Essex squad pose in their NatWest T20 Blast kit at Chelmsford (pic: PA)

Rain cannot dampen Ravi’s mood too much

Yesterday, 15:00
Leyton Orient captain Robbie Weir knocks the ball forward against Charlton Athletic. Pic: TIM REDER

Ex-Burton Albion midfielder believes the O’s fitness levels are nearly where they should be ahead of Gillingham friendly

Yesterday, 13:00
Craig Robson of Dagenham & Redbridge challenges Leyton Orient's Ollie Palmer for the ball (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers centre back excited to get going after joining from Bognor Regis Town

Yesterday, 12:00
Ilford manager Allan Fenn urges his team on from the sidelines. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo

Cricklefield outfit play host to tennants Barkingside and can’t wait to get the new season underway

Yesterday, 11:00
Leyton Orient assistant manager Andy Edwards. Pic: SIMON O'CONNOR

East Londoners nearly have two senior players for every position with just over a week to go until new league campaign kicks-off

Yesterday, 09:00
Ford's cricket team face the camera before an Essex County Cricket League match

After beating leaders Barking last weekend, Ford will be looking to make sure they don’t slip up at home to Scintilla seconds

Thu, 22:41
Essex's Ashar Zaidi

Pakistan all-rounder Ashar Zaidi blazed an unbeaten half-century to strengthen Essex’s chances of joining Middlesex in the NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals.

West Ham team for Europa League clash with NK Domzale

The Hammers looked rusty as they were beaten in the Europa League despite Mark Noble strike

Thu, 17:30
Wanstead skipper Joe Ellis-Grewal (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Herons captain believes all-rounder will deal well with pressure

Entertainment

11 minutes ago
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.

Saturday, July 9, 2016
St Augustine's Players - Lessons in Lust and Lies

Turning real life situations into a comic adventure, an amateur theatre group will take its audience on a journey of laughter with three original plays.

Sunday, July 3, 2016
The Spinettes, who are performing at The Streets on Saturday.

For the second year running an exciting street festival will take over Ilford town centre with live music, dance and art.

Monday, June 20, 2016
Rude Kid. Picture: Ashley Verse

A music producer and DJ is set to raise the profile of grime as his new radio show hits the airwaves.

Saturday, June 4, 2016
Violinist Charlotte Rowan, who is part of the classical quartet raising money for Grace Boxall's charity Smiles With Grace.

A talented musical quartet will play their first ever gig in memory of a girl who tragically died of cancer aged just 15.

Monday, May 30, 2016
The Barkingside-based Valentine Singers performing in Oxford.

A choir is set to mark the Queen’s birthday with a concert paying homage to the music spanning her lifetime.

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