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Yesterday, 14:25
Edgaras Kondrotas, of Goodmayes, who was murdered in Forest Gate in January.

As her son’s murderer was jailed for life, a grieving mother has said she wished “it was me or his father who died instead”.

Essex and East London Tangent club

If you are a woman interested in forming friendships and giving back to the community through charity work, then this club could be for you.

James Edwards and Partick Rooke on holiday

Two tourists said a “random” decision may have saved their lives after they were caught up in last week’s Nice terror attack.

Police have released the image of man they want to speak to. Photo: British Transport Police

Police wish to speak to a man in connection with an incident in which a disabled commuter was slapped after a man tried to force his way into an occupied toilet.

Hainault Forest Country Park held a film festival as part of their summer activities. Florence Robert, seven, Lula Roberts, five, Ava Heaton, seven and Layla Heaton, four

Film buffs enjoyed sunshine and cinema at the first day of the Hainault Forest film festival yesterday.

Police patrolling the streets. Photo: PA Wire

More than 500 police officers in the Metropolitan Police force failed fitness tests in the space of 12 months, new figures have revealed.

Oakfield Playing Fields in Barkingside

The council approved its draft Local Plan at a heated four-hour meeting last night.

GoodGym is launching in Redbridge

Runners are being encouraged to combine good deeds with exercise in an innovative new scheme.

The latest Local Forum in Woodford Green. From left to right: Cllr Michael Stark, Cllr Lloyd Duddridge, Cllr Jas Athwal and Redbridge Council chief executive Andy Donald.

Speed restrictions in Woodford Green are to be reviewed after a resident claimed at a Local Forum meeting “it is a miracle no one has been killed”.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 14:25
Edgaras Kondrotas, of Goodmayes, who was murdered in Forest Gate in January.

As her son’s murderer was jailed for life, a grieving mother has said she wished “it was me or his father who died instead”.

Yesterday, 12:12
James Edwards and Partick Rooke on holiday

Two tourists said a “random” decision may have saved their lives after they were caught up in last week’s Nice terror attack.

Yesterday, 11:45
Police have released the image of man they want to speak to. Photo: British Transport Police

Police wish to speak to a man in connection with an incident in which a disabled commuter was slapped after a man tried to force his way into an occupied toilet.

Health

Wed, 16:38
Blue, 3, a Cockapoo dog, cools off as he enjoys splashing in the sea.

It’s hard enough being human in these temperatures, but imagine if you were covered with fur and unable to sweat to cool yourself down?

Wed, 13:21
Naseera Parkhetiya, Shanaya Rawat and Shazia Earally (L to R) from Ursuline Academy, Morland Road, Ilford at the Faraday Challenge, organised by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the Jack Petchey Foundation.

Students from an all-girls school say they wanted to confront embarrassment about periods, after creating a countdown monitor for menstrual cycles.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
File photo dated 15/08/14 of a doctor, as talks are to resume in an ongoing dispute over a new contract for junior doctors.

The majority of people in Redbridge say they would recommend their doctors’ surgeries to someone who had just moved to the area.

Environment

Tue, 15:20
The junction underneath the A406 north circular flyover between Ilford and Manor Park. Picture: Google

A project to create a green gateway between Redbridge and Newham will go ahead after £1million funding was secured.

Thursday, July 14, 2016
The Recorder has launched the Pride in Redbridge campaign to encourage everyone to play their part in keeping the borough clean.

The Recorder is calling on readers to join our new campaign to tackle fly-tipping, littering and anti-social behaviour.

Politics

Yesterday, 08:00
Oakfield Playing Fields in Barkingside

The council approved its draft Local Plan at a heated four-hour meeting last night.

Thu, 17:44
The latest Local Forum in Woodford Green. From left to right: Cllr Michael Stark, Cllr Lloyd Duddridge, Cllr Jas Athwal and Redbridge Council chief executive Andy Donald.

Speed restrictions in Woodford Green are to be reviewed after a resident claimed at a Local Forum meeting “it is a miracle no one has been killed”.

Thu, 17:08
Laura Burnip, Ralph Blackburn and Ajay Nair who are the Ilford Recorder Team

Have you got a story or an issue you want us to look into?

Education

Thu, 17:08
Laura Burnip, Ralph Blackburn and Ajay Nair who are the Ilford Recorder Team

Have you got a story or an issue you want us to look into?

Thu, 16:26
Laiba Khan, 15  is an exceptional STEM pupil and wrote a blog that has led her to win a trip to Apple's headquarters in America.

Not only is Laiba Khan on her school’s “gifted and talented” register for maths, she is also on a mission to become an inspiration for other girls.

Thu, 10:37
Dr Jyoti Sood from Newbury Park, is helping to launch the NHS' national Be 'Clear on Cancer' campaign

People who have been coughing for three weeks or more are being urged by GPs not to ignore those symptoms.

Heritage

10 minutes ago
The junction of the lakes in South Park. Picture: East Side Community Heritage

Its one of Redbridge’s beautiful open spaces, but South Park has also been used for growing food and as a popular fishing spot, writes East Side Community Heritage’s Rochelle Scholar.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
A panel fielding questions from the public at the Jack Carter Pavilion, Oakfield Playing Fields. SOS chairman Chris Nutt, Barkingside 21 secretary Alan Howe, former Ilford North MP Lee Scott, Frenford Clubs chairman Nicholas Hurst, London Green Belt Council chairman Richard Knox-Johnston, and Greater London Assembly member for Redbridge Keith Prince. Picture: Ajay Nair

Campaigners looking to stop a playing field from being developed on are set to make their voices heard at a full council meeting next week.

Friday, July 1, 2016
German prisoners help to carry British wounded back to their trenches after an attack by XIV (Irish) Corps on Bavarian units holding Ginchy during the Battle of the Somme. Picture: PA/EMPICS

The unfulfilled promise of the “lost generation” is an enduring image of the First World War, with scores of young men lying in pieces on the battlefields of the Western Front and beyond, their hopes, dreams and futures all obliterated by the metal war machine.

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