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Yesterday, 16:00

An elderly man who has died after being hit by a van in Norfolk this morning is believed to have been on a group visit from Chigwell.

John Clifton, a Lieutenant with the The Salvation Army presenting a card of thanks to Redbrigde Council & local businesses for an initiative to not stock high strength alcohol . Redbridge, London on September 10, 2014. Photo: Arnaud Stephenson

Homelessness has been branded the “human cost of the housing crisis” as the row over where to build new homes in the borough heated up.

Janet Crossland leads the Malaysian themed service for women's world day of prayer

A campaigner who has dedicated 30 years to a women’s prayer day has announced her retirement ahead of this year’s event.

Nightingale Primary School in Ashbourne Road, South Woodford. Picture: Google Street View

Nightingale Primary School in Ashbourne Avenue has partially re-opened after legionella bacteria was found in its water supply.

The students at Woodford County High wrote and performed a pantomime for Haven House Children's Hospice

Children at Haven House Hospice enjoyed a special performance of the classic fairy tale Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

Councillor Elaine Norman visiting the Redbridge Youth Offending and Targeted Prevention Service to congratulate them personally on an incredibly strong inspection report.

A Redbridge youth crime prevention and rehabilitation group have received praise from the Council following a recent inspection report.

Redbridge Town Hall

Voluntary groups will receive £600,000 in grants from Redbridge Council.

Pupil at Isaac Newton Academy in Ilford, Harry Taak, 13 who has won a competition to get his art work into an exhibition alongside famous artist and his work will be autioned off for charity

It is not often an 11-year-old student’s art work would be eligible to be put on the wall at home let alone go under the hammer at Sotheby’s auction.

Rita Chadha, at the RAMFEL Centre, Ilford
the food bank

A leading migrant charity has warned Redbridge Council that it will have to help more homeless people after funding for its services was cut.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 16:00

An elderly man who has died after being hit by a van in Norfolk this morning is believed to have been on a group visit from Chigwell.

Wed, 17:36
Borough commander Sue Williams (left) at the anti-Semitism event at the Ilford Federation Synagogue, Gants Hill. Picture: Ajay Nair

“Jewish people can’t walk down the street wearing their traditional garb” was a sentiment echoed at a meeting on anti-Semitism.

Wed, 07:00
Lee Scott and Mike Gapes at the anti-Semitism event at the Ilford Federation Synagogue, Gants Hill. Picture: Ajay Nair

“I’m proud to be British and I’m proud to be Jewish” was the feeling echoed at a meeting to discuss anti-Semitism in the borough.

Health

Tue, 13:40

A school has had close its doors after bacteria was found in its water supply.

Sunday, February 8, 2015
Staff nurse Abigail Kyeremah with John Aston

Strokes are the fourth single cause of death of people in the country with coronary heart disease the biggest killer. But sites like Queen’s Hospital are driving up the standards of care, as Beth Wyatt reports

Friday, February 6, 2015
Ruthba Amin with daughters Aqsa and Lana

The mother of a baby with cystic fibrosis is fundraising to fly another youngster with the condition 5,000 miles across the world for life-saving treatment.

Environment

Mon, 16:43

Cllr Paul Canal believes more can be done to protect homes.

Mon, 13:15
Picture: Isabel Infantes

The Mayor of London Boris Johnson has agreed to a meeting over calls for traffic lights to be installed at a busy roundabout.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Ben Morris and Sana Tahir on stage

Sixth form students from a special needs school have joined the campaign for disabled access lifts at Newbury Park station.

Politics

Yesterday, 18:08

Homelessness has been branded the “human cost of the housing crisis” as the row over where to build new homes in the borough heated up.

Wed, 17:59
Spiritual Life - John Clifton

A demonstration is taking place outside Redbridge Town Hall on Saturday over the borough’s crippling housing shortage.

Wed, 10:15
Firefighters strike over government pension plans

Only 27 fire engines will operate across the capital at a reduced service.

Education

Yesterday, 15:18

Nightingale Primary School in Ashbourne Avenue has partially re-opened after legionella bacteria was found in its water supply.

Tue, 13:40
Nightingale Primary School in Ashbourne Road, South Woodford. Picture: Google Street View

A school has had close its doors after bacteria was found in its water supply.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Staff at Uphall Primary school have been growing their hair out for charity, and are having it cut at the school to donate to the Little Princess Trust which makes wigs.

Everyone at the School are invited to have a

A whole school changed their looks in the name of charity last week – some a little more than others.

Heritage

Wed, 07:00
Lee Scott and Mike Gapes at the anti-Semitism event at the Ilford Federation Synagogue, Gants Hill. Picture: Ajay Nair

“I’m proud to be British and I’m proud to be Jewish” was the feeling echoed at a meeting to discuss anti-Semitism in the borough.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
The group at the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial Park in the Somme. Picture: Erica Spurrier/Equity

A curtain was drawn on an era when 111-year-old Harry Patch drew his last breath in 2009.

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