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Yesterday, 15:22
Ukip leader Nigel Farage greets his supporters on College Green in Westminster, London, after Britain voted to leave the European Union in an historic referendum which has thrown Westminster politics into disarray and sent the pound tumbling on the world markets. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday June 24, 2016. See PA story POLITICS EU. Photo credit should read: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

A Redbridge business leader has said the UK “will have to accept people from the EU” in any future free trade deals.

Sonia Smith's garden in Spencer Road, Seven Kings, flooded after ther torrential downpour.

Family homes hit by flooding in yesterday’s torrential downpour were given a slight reprieve as expected overnight showers failed to appear.

Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, and Redbridge Conservative leader Keith Prince talk to the press at Gants Hill, ahead of the local elections in May 22th

GLA member for Redbridge and Havering Keith Prince is already backing Boris Johnson to be the next prime minister.

Bashir Chaudhry. Photo credit: Paul Bennett

Community leaders have expressed their hopes and fears in the outcome of the UK’s referendum vote to leave the UK.

MP Mike Gapes at VHP Ilford Hindu Centre pictured earlier this year.

“London is likely to lose thousands of jobs,” warned Ilford South MP Mike Gapes.

MP Wes Streeting saying a few words.

Ilford North MP Wes Streeting has said Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn must take responsibility for his role in the failed campaign to remain in the European Union.

Prime minister David Cameron in action

Prime Minister David Cameron will step down in October after the UK backed the campaign to leave the European Union.

Britain has voted to leave the EU

Britain has voted to leave the EU.

Voters are having their say on Britain's EU membership today (Picture: Toby Melville/PA Images)

Redbridge has voted to remain in the EU in line with most London boroughs.

Crime & Court

Wed, 08:49
Stanislavs Leonovs was jailed for 20 years for attempted murder and possession of a firearm at the Old Bailey on Monday following a two week trial

A man, who fired seven shots at a 57-year-old from the boot of a car, has been jailed for 20 years for attempted murder.

Tue, 15:17
Police are encouraging people who carry blades to dispose of them in the

In an effort to save lives, young people in the borough are being urged to surrender knives in a week-long campaign that launched on Monday.

Mon, 17:53
The Limes Farm estate, in Limes Avenue, Chigwell. Picture: Google

Officers have started conducting extra patrols in the Limes Farm estate – the scene of a shooting last year – to reassure residents.

Health

Thursday, June 16, 2016
Wales' Gareth Bale and Chris Gunter (right) during the training session at the Stade Felix Bollaert-Delelis, Lens. Photo: Joe Giddens

As England take on Wales this afternoon as part of Euro 2016, a fire chief is asking fans to “play away from home and eat out”, after the match.

Friday, June 3, 2016
King George Hospital, in Goodmayes, is one of the two hospitals BHRUT are responsible for.

The performance of A&E services has been branded “fragile” after papers showed a quarter of patients had to wait more than four hours to be seen in March.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Amanda Gallagher, a single mother, cancer survivor and lifelong sufferer of migraines has found unlikely relief in the art form of mosaicking

A cancer survivor suffering from a lifetime of “intense” migraines has found relief through the art of mosaics.

Environment

Mon, 17:48
New North Road Hainault

Plans to cut down a “magnificent” willow tree in Hainault have been met with opposition by residents.

Saturday, June 18, 2016
Scott Whitehead, otherwise known as the

As the European Union referendum approaches, politicians on both sides have been accused of filling the debate with hot air.

Thursday, June 9, 2016
Chipmonk in new enclosure in Valentines park.

To celebrate the arrival of two furry new residents, Valentines Mansion and Gardens are launching a competition for children.

Politics

Yesterday, 15:22
Ukip leader Nigel Farage greets his supporters on College Green in Westminster, London, after Britain voted to leave the European Union in an historic referendum which has thrown Westminster politics into disarray and sent the pound tumbling on the world markets. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday June 24, 2016. See PA story POLITICS EU. Photo credit should read: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

A Redbridge business leader has said the UK “will have to accept people from the EU” in any future free trade deals.

Yesterday, 14:30
Sonia Smith's garden in Spencer Road, Seven Kings, flooded after ther torrential downpour.

Family homes hit by flooding in yesterday’s torrential downpour were given a slight reprieve as expected overnight showers failed to appear.

Yesterday, 14:26
Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, and Redbridge Conservative leader Keith Prince talk to the press at Gants Hill, ahead of the local elections in May 22th

GLA member for Redbridge and Havering Keith Prince is already backing Boris Johnson to be the next prime minister.

Education

Thu, 07:00
David Rey, head of languages at Valentines High School, delivering the caravan renovated by pupils and staff and filled with donations from parents to the Calais Jungle camp.

Used to sleeping in a cold tent on the muddy ground, the expression of gratitude on the face of a teenager living in the Calais Jungle is clear.

Thu, 07:00
Roohullah Safi and Nazir Ahmed, both 13 are pupils at Valentines High School and both lived in the Calais Jungle in France

Two teenage refugees from Afghanistan who risked their lives by jumping on the back of a speeding train to reach safety in England said they have been given “another chance of life”.

Wed, 14:55
Travellers on the George Green in Wanstead

Travellers were unable to settle on the George Green in Wanstead, earlier today, after concerned members of the community reported the situation to the authorities.

Heritage

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Hilda Lyons, 96, won a British Empire Medal for her services to disabled people in Redbridge.

A volunteer who dedicated much of her life to providing people with disabilities the chance to swim received a birthday present like no other.

Friday, June 10, 2016
Faces nightclub in Cranbrook Road, circa 1996.

As Euro fever grips the nation, we take a look back at this week 20 years ago, when a trio of England stars were condemned for visiting a Gants Hill nightclub just hours after they drew the tournament’s opening game with Switzerland.

Thursday, June 9, 2016
Chipmonk in new enclosure in Valentines park.

To celebrate the arrival of two furry new residents, Valentines Mansion and Gardens are launching a competition for children.

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