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Yesterday, 16:36
Magician Richard Jones, the first illusionist to win Britain's Got Talent, went to West Hatch High School in Chigwell. Picture: John Stillwell/PA

Ex-West Hatch High School pupil, magician Richard Jones, has won this year’s Britain’s Got Talent competition on ITV.

As part of half-term Valentines Mansion is hosted a International Week with themed crafts from different countries. Tom Betts, seven and Daisy Betts, nine

The torrential rain did not dampen the spirits of those determined to enjoy a morning of arts and crafts as part of Valentines Mansion’s International Week earlier today.

Hussain Manawer with Mohammed Muhsin, 9, Jarir Ahamed, 8, Harleen Kaur, 9, Ibrahim Ali, 9, and Chanda Juhwo, 9, at Christchurch primary School, Ilford.

A man, who won a once-in-a-lifetime return flight to space, paid an inspirational visit to young pupils.

Wren Anderson and her poem for British astronaut Tim Peake. Photo: Jordon-Lee Squibb/Forest School

British astronaut Tim Peake tweeted a school last week, calling a poem written by a five-year-old pupil “lovely”.

Siblings Adam, 12, Jacob, seven, and Safwa, two play games with a police officer in the annual Redbridge Green Fair festival in Valentines Park, Ilford.

Lots of fun was had on Sunday as people from different parts of the community came together to enjoy a popular green fair.

An elderly man was hit by a car at the junction of High Street and Woodbine Place in Wanstead

A man in his 90s has died after he was hit by a car this morning.

From left to right, Raphina Williams, Leanne Mohamad, London Fire Brigade borough commander Steve Brown and Usama Shazad. Picture: Jack Petchey Foundation

A charity has denounced claims Redbridge’s regional winner in a speakers’ competition was disqualified and silenced because of the nature of her speech.

A horse chestnut tree blown over by the bad weather in High Road, Woodford Green.

The high winds and torrential rain which hit London over the last 24 hours have knocked over a large tree in High Road, Woodford Green.

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Two men were stabbed in an attack outside a parade of shops on Sunday morning.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 07:00
Hainault Forest Country Park. Police are objecting to a Lithuanian festival being held there after

Police officers have asked for Redbridge Council to block a Lithuanian midsummer festival out of fear for children’s safety, papers show.

Thursday, May 26, 2016
Charlie Kutyauripo, 16, who was stabbed to death in Woodford Bridge. Photo: @MostAuthentic

A teenager who stabbed his former friend to death outside a 16th birthday party told the Old Bailey he did it “to protect” himself.

Thursday, May 26, 2016
Florin Onea, of Hickling Road, Ilford, left, with son Arnold

The “shocked” son of a man who was knifed in the heart plans to launch an appeal against a court verdict after his killer was cleared of murder.

Health

Saturday, May 21, 2016
Musician Glenn Bassett and Brian Richards singing a song during a musical memories session earlier this week.

“When you are singing or dancing everybody is equal.”

Thursday, May 19, 2016
The Practice Loxford at Loxford Polyclinic, Ilford Lane, Ilford, was rated “inadequate” by the CQC on its latest inspection. Picture: Google Street View

A doctors’ surgery serving 15,000 patients is under threat of closure after being placed in special measures.

Environment

Yesterday, 13:55
Siblings Adam, 12, Jacob, seven, and Safwa, two play games with a police officer in the annual Redbridge Green Fair festival in Valentines Park, Ilford.

Lots of fun was had on Sunday as people from different parts of the community came together to enjoy a popular green fair.

Sunday, May 29, 2016
Marian Temple working on some flowerbeds she is helping to transform outside of the Cornerhouse and opposite Wanstead Station

Guerrilla gardeners are transforming “sad” patches of soil into flowery delights all around the borough.

Saturday, May 21, 2016
Some of the cats rescued by the Celia Hammond Animal Trust

Are we are heading for a kitty catastrophe?

Politics

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Shelley Daldy, right, Step Up head of counselling and co-founder, pictured with her daughter youth mentor Lucy Daldy

A charity which helps child sex abuse victims overcome their trauma may be forced to close after being hit by funding cuts.

Monday, May 23, 2016
Cllr Gwyneth Deakins

The council has rejected a motion to create 100 primary school places in the borough.

Education

Yesterday, 17:33
As part of half-term Valentines Mansion is hosted a International Week with themed crafts from different countries. Tom Betts, seven and Daisy Betts, nine

The torrential rain did not dampen the spirits of those determined to enjoy a morning of arts and crafts as part of Valentines Mansion’s International Week earlier today.

Yesterday, 14:33
Hussain Manawer with Mohammed Muhsin, 9, Jarir Ahamed, 8, Harleen Kaur, 9, Ibrahim Ali, 9, and Chanda Juhwo, 9, at Christchurch primary School, Ilford.

A man, who won a once-in-a-lifetime return flight to space, paid an inspirational visit to young pupils.

Yesterday, 14:30
Wren Anderson and her poem for British astronaut Tim Peake. Photo: Jordon-Lee Squibb/Forest School

British astronaut Tim Peake tweeted a school last week, calling a poem written by a five-year-old pupil “lovely”.

Heritage

Mon, 10:00
A 3-D model of a fight scene

Everyone studies the Second World War at some point in their school career, but a team of artistically-minded pupils flew the extra mile by taking part in a project all about the conflict’s impact in Redbridge.

Saturday, May 28, 2016
Patricia Barber MBE by John Kirkpatrick's grave in St Mary's cemetery

An amateur historian is appealing for help to trace the descendants of a British sailor, who died of his wounds following the Battle of Jutland 100 years ago.

Saturday, May 21, 2016
Plate labelling at Ilford limited c.1960. Copyright Redbridge Borough Council Archive

If a single photo can speak a thousand words, than the pictures, oral memories and documents collected about the Ilford photographic company can definitely make for an interesting conversation.

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