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Work has started on a new pedestrian crossing outside a school following a long-fought campaign by parents.

The Temple, Wanstead Park. Picture: Friends of Wanstead Parklands

The latest news from Redbridge’s clubs and societies.

Sir Winston Churchill. Picture: PA

Sir Winston Churchill, who died on January 24, 1965, is famed for his role as war prime minister, but his story is also ingrained in Redbridge’s history. Beth Wyatt delves into his relationship with Wanstead and Woodford

Aldersbrook head Misbah Mann, back-left, governor Lady Tracey Adebowale-Jones, back-right-centre, and teacher Dean Gibson, back-right, with pupils celebrating their ofsted report success

A school has proven it’s top of the class after it was rated “outstanding” in its latest Ofsted inspection.

The M11 has now reopened between junction four and junction six after a woman became trapped in a car following a four-vehicle crash on Friday morning.

Pic shows Ferdinand Cruz
Ongoing trial of Ferdinand Cruz for sex assault. Doctor accused of groping patients when they asked for help with erectile dysfunction.

A doctor accused of fondling two patients during an erectile dysfunction examination at his practice in Seven Kings wept with joy after winning a year-and-a-half long battle to clear his name.

Chamberlain Close, where Yogesh Desai was murdered just yards from his home

A man murdered in Ilford last month died of a stab wound to the neck, a post-mortem has revealed.

David Martin, Harold Bennett and John Parfitt. Picture: David Martin

A pilot who flew the first mission from Fairlop aerodrome in the Second World War and survived being held captive in prisoner of war camps for three-and-a-half years has died.

Dr Dhanuson Dharmasena

A doctor from Clayhall accused of female genital mutilation (FGM) did not know what he had done was illegal and had to look it up on his phone, a court heard.

Crime & Court

Fri, 16:36

The M11 has now reopened between junction four and junction six after a woman became trapped in a car following a four-vehicle crash on Friday morning.

Fri, 16:24
Pic shows Ferdinand Cruz
Ongoing trial of Ferdinand Cruz for sex assault. Doctor accused of groping patients when they asked for help with erectile dysfunction.

A doctor accused of fondling two patients during an erectile dysfunction examination at his practice in Seven Kings wept with joy after winning a year-and-a-half long battle to clear his name.

Fri, 16:11
Chamberlain Close, where Yogesh Desai was murdered just yards from his home

A man murdered in Ilford last month died of a stab wound to the neck, a post-mortem has revealed.

Health

Tue, 07:00

A new programme of rapid testing in the community is being rolled out across Redbridge in the fight against HIV.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Organisers Maria, Alix, Claire and Rozana at thye event last Friday (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

Health professionals have held a day-long cancer event described as the first of its kind.

Thursday, January 8, 2015
Ambulances outside Queen's Hospital's A&E (Picture: Sandra Rowse)

Staff at King George’s hospital are “pulling out all the stops” to maintain A&E services as the trust approaches its third week on the cusp of declaring a major incident.

Environment

Thu, 07:00

Last nights residents were given the opportunity to raise their concerns and ask questions at a local forum.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Cllr Wes Streeting 2nd right with local residents on Claybury broadway

Calls for a new roundabout at a busy junction have been dismissed by Transport for London – which claims the multi-million pound project would be too costly.

Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Aldborough Hatch Defence Association's Enough is Enough campaign is opposed to building on green belt land

Restoration work at a quarry could drag on for another two years after the company undertaking it submitted a new planning application.

Politics

Thu, 08:00

Conservative councillors intended to press ahead with plans to build on Oakfield playing field before last year’s election, according to a member of the administration.

Wed, 16:18
There are severe delays on the M11 thanks to a fuel spill.

Commuters are being severely delayed after a collision involving a lorry caused a fuel spill near Charlie Browns Roundabout on the M11.

Tue, 15:39

Politicians are calling on the Secretary of State for Health to intervene in a decision to close two units at Wanstead Hospital.

Education

Fri, 17:24

A school has proven it’s top of the class after it was rated “outstanding” in its latest Ofsted inspection.

Friday, December 19, 2014
A £600,000 project has seen a major refurbishment of the library and the installation of a new 40 station gym and a studio. in South Woodford.

A £600,000 project to transform a library and provide a new gym has been completed – with the new facility set to open in January.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Al-Noor Primary School pupils at the Recorder's offices

Their pages are filled with stories about Lionel Messi, astronauts and exotic sea creatures.

Heritage

Yesterday, 09:00

Sir Winston Churchill, who died on January 24, 1965, is famed for his role as war prime minister, but his story is also ingrained in Redbridge’s history. Beth Wyatt delves into his relationship with Wanstead and Woodford

Sunday, January 18, 2015
Laura Nayman in the Beggar's Opera at the Kenneth More Theatre in 1975

To mark the Kenneth More Theatre’s 40th year the Recorder will take a look back at some of its most memorable shows

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
The Kenneth Moore theatre celebrating its 40th birthday

Everyone was invited to join the celebrations to honour the Kenneth More Theatre’s 40 years of entertaining the public.

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People have pretty good memories when it comes to the outstanding performance of a tub of lard on HIGNFY.

The UN ambassador unveiled IMPACT10X10X10, a new initiative to end gender inequality as part of the HeForShe campaign.

David Cameron and Tony Blair are among those paying tribute.

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