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Christian rapper Sam Daniel

Sam Daniel is just 23 years old, but already his life has had more ups and downs than a rollercoaster.

Gants Hill could be one of many Central line stations to see extended services

Extra capacity on Central line services running through the borough is included within improvements to the capital’s transport network outlined in the Mayor of London’s draft business plan.

The UK AIDS Memorial Quilt displayed at St Paul's Cathedral in central London. One of the quilts was displayed in Redbridge Central Library. Picture: Victoria Jones/PA

A unique piece of social history was displayed in the borough this week, for the first time ever.

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Pupils at Apex Primary School with some of the food and clothing they have gathered to pass on to the Welcome Centre. Pictured with headteacher Mehrun Hamid

Youngsters at one of the borough’s primary schools did their part to ensure no one goes hungry this Christmas.

Little Heath School Jack Petchey Foundation award winners, at the ceremony in Redbridge Town Hall on Thursday with Redbridge Mayor Cllr Gurdial Bhamra. Picture: Jack Petchey

More than 130 youngsters and scores of proud parents and teachers attended the Jack Petchey Foundation Achievement Awards last night,

07:00
Seaman, from Dagenham, filmed up 34 women's skirts using a homemade device Picture: PA/ Joe Giddens

A former senior police officer believes plans to merge three east London borough forces is down to funding and “nothing to do with greater productivity”.

Yesterday, 17:53
Redbridge Town Hall

More than 100 secondary school students from across the borough will be honoured at a dazzling ceremony tonight.

Yesterday, 17:23
Redbridge Labour Friends of Bangladesh

A political group hoping to represent the Bangladeshi community celebrated a star-studded launch last week.

Yesterday, 15:59
Christopher Lombard who was shot while working as a doorman in Ilford in 1996

On a cold dark December night 20 years ago, doorman Christopher Lombard arrived at work never to return home.

Sport

Julian Dicks

With the big clash coming up on Sunday, we look at those who have played for both teams and rank them accordingly

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Jordan Maguire-Drew of Dagenham & Redbridge celebrates scoring at Dover Athletic (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers loanee had brief spell with Rebels last season

11:46
Jon Cook of Lakeside Hammers (pic: Rob Newell/TGSPHOTO)

The club will meet with the British Speedway Promoters Association to discuss terms

10:30
Barkingside manager Gursel Gulfer (pic: George Phillipou/TGS Photo)

Side boss has been impressed by teenage Daggers forward since joining on loan

09:30
Topgolf is offering special coaching packages this winter (pic Topgolf)

Venue offering seasonal packages to keep golfers in the swing

08:30
Christian Assombalonga of Dagenham & Redbridge and Tyrone Sterling of Dover Athletic (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers coach hopes match against Worthing marks start of successful campaign

07:00
West Ham United's Manuel Lanzini celebrates scoring against Liverpool at Anfield last season (pic PA)

Archant’s Dave Evans, Ned Keating and Jacob Ranson discuss the latest topics affecting our clubs

Yesterday, 19:20
Action from the latest round of matches at the Chance to Shine indoor league at UEL

Champions suffer first loss in two years

Yesterday, 18:00
Ricky Eaton, joint manager of Redbridge (pic George Phillipou/TGS Photo)

Motormen prepare to host Essex Senior League strugglers

Entertainment

Saturday, November 26, 2016
Marc Seymour is returning after a four year hiatus to the role of the dame in this year's pantomime at the Kenneth More Theatre (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

He’s larger than life and the belle of the ball, can you guess who I’m talking about yet?

Saturday, November 19, 2016
Lizi Jackson, with seven-year-old twins Layla and Jacob, drew inspiration from her son's autism to pen a children's rhyming book.

A mother-of-two is set to release her first children’s book at the end of National Anti-Bullying Week, letting youngsters know that it’s ok to be different.

Friday, November 4, 2016
Former Woodford County High School pupil, Marion Hertz, has penned a poetry book to raise money for charity.

A children’s author is hoping sales of her second poetry book will help fund much needed holidays for families with sick children.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Queen's Theatre Partners in Crime production shots

Intrigue, romance and plenty of 1920s glamour are just some of the highlights of the Queen’s Theatre’s latest offering.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
The Kenneth More Theatre, Ilford.

The performance of one of the borough’s most loved arts institutions is to be discussed by Redbridge Council tomorrow night.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Be Bop A Lula photos

There’s a big party heading into town and your name is on the guest list.

Monday, October 17, 2016
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.

Monday, October 17, 2016
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.

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