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A woman slashed with a knife in a late-night attack in Ilford Lane was working as part of an initiative to tackle on-street prostitution.

South Woodford station

Efforts to tackle street-drinking could be rolled out to Woodford following the success of a crackdown in Ilford.

Michael Rosen Photo credit: Yui Mok/PA

A former poet laureate will give a video conference from a primary school to nine others, before judging a poetry slam competition.

Cauliflower  pub

Fans of the historic Cauliflower pub have rallied behind its owners after the opening was delayed.

Ilford Lane. Picture: Google Streetview

A man carrying a bag of knives was Tasered by police following a late-night attack on a woman in Ilford Lane last night (Tuesday).

Greater Anglia train

Due to a speed restriction over a defective track at Romford station, Greater Anglia trains will be subject to slight delays and cancellations until approximately 10am.

Stephen Greenhalgh, deputy mayor for policing and crime

Top police officers from the Met were grilled over issues in Redbridge including street-drinking, cyber crime and prostitution last night (Tuesday).

The day-to-day activties of a Havering police unit. 
A police car outside a house that was believed to have been burgled, however it was a false alarm.

Police say they are often forced to take patients to hospital because ambulances are unavailable.

Richard Blanco from the National Landlords Association

A licensing scheme aiming to bring up housing standards across Redbridge has been criticised by landlords who warn it could increase tenants’ rents.

Crime & Court

A woman slashed with a knife in a late-night attack in Ilford Lane was working as part of an initiative to tackle on-street prostitution.

South Woodford station

Efforts to tackle street-drinking could be rolled out to Woodford following the success of a crackdown in Ilford.

Ilford Lane. Picture: Google Streetview

A man carrying a bag of knives was Tasered by police following a late-night attack on a woman in Ilford Lane last night (Tuesday).

Health

Police say they are often forced to take patients to hospital because ambulances are unavailable.

Sunday, November 23, 2014
Roger Cornish is now campaigning for CPR to be taught in London schools

A man who was saved by quick-thinking passers-by has called on Londoners to help fund the training of children in life saving skills at school.

Monday, November 17, 2014
The A&E at Queen's Hospital, Romford. Inset: health secretary Jeremy Hunt (Pictures: PA)

Queen’s and King George hospitals are set to receive millions of pounds to avert a winter health crisis.

Environment

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

A shadow minister has waded into the debate over Redbridge’s housing crisis – calling for compromise following proposals to build homes on the green belt.

Friday, November 14, 2014
Premduth Goburdhun recently bought dog food from Barking Asda, which was a year out of date. His dog King was ill and taken to the vets and he is now seeking compensation.

An elderly dog-owner is demanding compensation from a supermarket after he was sold dog food more than a year out of date.

Monday, November 10, 2014
Residents, local politicians and members of the Aldborough Hatch Defence Association. [Picture: Nicholas Smith]

The architect of a campaign which has opposed plans for more gravel extraction in Aldborough Hatch is “very pleased” after the proposals were postponed, but has warned the fight is not over yet.

Politics

Mon, 07:16

Redbridge Council has been accused of putting a “dagger through the heart of democracy” after voting to change the way it scrutinises its budget proposals.

Friday, November 21, 2014
Intermediate care beds on the Heronwood and Galleon Unit could be moved to King George Hospital. Photo: Arnaud Stephenson

Answers have been demanded from health commissioners over controversial plans to close wards at Wanstead Hospital.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Labour Party's parliamentary candidate for Ilford North, Wes Streeting with Caroline Flint MP

A shadow minister has waded into the debate over Redbridge’s housing crisis – calling for compromise following proposals to build homes on the green belt.

Education

Sunday, November 23, 2014

A schoolboy been selected to compete in professional football trials after a gruelling couple of competitive and athletic rounds in London.

Sunday, November 23, 2014
Roger Cornish is now campaigning for CPR to be taught in London schools

A man who was saved by quick-thinking passers-by has called on Londoners to help fund the training of children in life saving skills at school.

Sunday, November 16, 2014
Chadwell Primary School, pupils have put up a sea of poppies to commemorate WW1.

To commemorate those who have fought in wars for our country one group of students came up with their own creative idea.

Heritage

Fans of the historic Cauliflower pub have rallied behind its owners after the opening was delayed.

Sunday, November 16, 2014
Wing from a First World War biplane and a shell at Redbridge Museum's exhibition

Discover more about the borough’s connections to the Great War through a new attraction.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Barkingside having a plaque and dedication service to mark Armistice Day. The mayor Cllr Ashley Kissin attended the service at Barkingside Cemetery

The community took a moment to pause today and remember all those who have served our country.

Most read news

The NHS have introduced a new pill for those who struggle to screw the lid back on that bottle of wine.

Today the doctor has received an eight-year sentence for a string of offences.

£300 a day sounds like a pretty good allowance – but this guy was claiming it without doing ANY work.

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