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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.

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.

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

Yesterday, 15:00
Churchill the pig caused quite a stir in Wanstead 20 years ago.

A look back at the biggest local stories from this week 20, 40 and 60 years ago.

Yesterday, 12:00
Young Citizen of the Year nominee Floriane Fidegnon

A teenager who spends her spare time helping young children learn about technical subjects has been nominated for Recorder/Redbridge Rotary Club Young Citizen Award.

Yesterday, 10:00
Ilford Super cinema circa 1924.

Local historian John Barfoot shares his memories of the “picture palaces” of 1930s Ilford.

Saturday, August 27, 2016
Our reporter Matt Clemenson with Keith Prince and Peter McNaught, Operational Director of the Bakerloo, Central and Victoria Lines on board the first official Night Tube from Kings Cross station.

Last weekend, Reporter Matthew Clemenson joined Redbridge’s London Assembly member Keith Prince on a tour of the new 24-hour service. Here is his full account.

Saturday, August 27, 2016
Mrs Miller on the set of 833 (Picture: Alan Gignoux)

An Ilford man has drawn on his experiences of working as a banker and living with a disabled mother to create a short film to be screened at the San Jose international film festival later this year.

Saturday, August 27, 2016
Ilford fire station hosting a community safety in 2014. Photo: Arnaud Stephenson.

Three men have been convicted for their involvement in the theft of fire-fighting equipment worth over £100,000 from fire stations in the borough and across London.

Sport

13:00
The 2016 club cricket season is drawing to an exciting close (pic: Graham Hodges)

Essex League Division Three leaders lose on the coast

12:30
Leyton Orient players celebrate after Liam Kelly (far, left) scores against Mansfield Town (pic: Simon O'Connor).

George Sessions provides player ratings following the 2-1 loss to Mansfield Town at Brisbane Road

Leyton Orient's badge outside Brisbane Road (pic: Play With A Legend).

French ace moves to east London but unable to play until start of 2017 at least because of achilles problem

Leyton Orient defender Yvan Erichot brings the ball forward with Mansfield Town's Matt Green watching on (pic: Simon O'Connor).

29-year-old forward heavily linked with switch to Brisbane Road on Friday night, but showed his commitment to Mansfield on Saturday afternoon

07:00
Corey Whitely of Dagenham & Redbridge and John Rooney of Wrexham (pic; David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers attacker shone bright against Wrexham

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

The Hammers battle back through Antonio but it is Manchester City who take the points

Yesterday, 16:30
Nabel Shaikh took four wickets for Woodford Wells against Upminster (pic; Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Relegation fight goes down to the wire

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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