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Elderly woman felt ‘caught in spider’s web’ by live-in carer who ‘alienated’ her from friends

A carer who deliberately isolated a 94-year-old woman who felt “caught in a spider’s web” has been barred from her home by a top judge.

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Woman sexually assaulted in Ilford

A woman was sexually assaulted in Ilford on Thursday.

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Ilford thug in nightclub attack loses appeal over sentence

A thug who punched an innocent man outside a London club before driving off. despite being banned from the road, had an appeal against his sentence rejected today.

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Police on the scene of a murder investigation at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium in Manor Park, Newham after a man was found with an injury to his neck.

UPDATE: Man arrested in City of London Cemetery murder probe

Detectives investigating the death of Peter Charles John in the City of London Cemetery have arrested a man on suspicion of murder.

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New North Road, Community Centre - Dr Sohail Hameed (left) and Mr Arshad Khan.

Jacques Hall trustee insists Hainault community centre is open to all

The trustee of a community centre has insisted it is open to all, despite ongoing claims from residents that admission is restricted.

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Nigio Habib

Ilford man Nigio Habib featured on Crimewatch after police appeal over grenade

An Ilford man is wanted in connection with an incident where a hand grenade was thrown at a house and bullets were fired.

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Detectives have arrested a seventh man over the death of Shammi Atwal

Seventh arrest over death of Chigwell man Shammi Atwal

Police have arrested a seventh man in connection with the death of Chigwell man Shammi Atwal

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Two men and one woman arrested on suspicion of Woodford Green burglary

Three people have been arrested on suspicion of burglary.

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Man sentenced to six weeks in prison after admitting burgling Seven Kings restaurant

A man has been sentenced to six weeks in prison after pleading guilty to burgling a restaurant.

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Gang jailed 90 years total...Top L-R Day, Strasunskas, Kayani;
Bottom L-R Bharj, F Carbon, M Carbon and Sadiku

Gang jailed 90 years at Old Bailey for armed robberies across east London

Gang members carrying out a string of armed hold-ups and robberies across east London have been jailed at the Old Bailey for a total of 90 years between them.

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Flying Squad officers made the arrests following the raid in Wood Green.

Five arrested in Ilford after games arcade robbery in North London

Police have arrested three teenagers and two men in Ilford following a violent armed robbery of a games arcade in the early hours this morning.

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Constanta Agrigoroaie, 23, who was sentenced to six years in prison for her role in the scam. [Picture: Metropolitan Police Service]

Scammers jailed for more than 14 years in total after conning £15,000 out of internet users

Two scammers have been jailed for 14 years in total after conning internet users out of more than £15,000, which was used to purchase UK travel tickets for foreign national offenders.

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Bob Bradford with the returned trailer, which had been stolen on Friday

Scout leaders recover stolen camping equipment worth £10,000 after spotting items for sale on eBay

Scout leaders have recovered £10,000 worth of stolen camping equipment after spotting the items for sale on eBay.

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Thefts of Mercedes Sprinter vans rising in Redbridge

Thefts of a certain type of Mercedes van are on the rise in Redbridge, it has emerged.

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Danny O'Brien

Police deny Redbridge will experience a knife crime spike this summer after campaigner’s claims

Police have quashed fears from a leading anti-knife campaigner who said he would “not be surprised” if there was a rise in blade-related crime in Redbridge during the summer holidays.

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Lee Laming. [Picture: Redbridge police]

Gallery: Can you help police find Redbridge’s most wanted?

These 12 people are wanted by police on suspicion of committing crimes including burglary, criminal damage and shoplifting.

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Do you know this man? (Picture: British Transport Police)

CCTV appeal over rush hour sexual assault on Stratford to Ilford train

Police are keen to speak to this man in connection with a sexual assault during rush hour on a train between Stratford and Ilford stations.

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Anthony Matthews was sentenced yesterday

Chigwell man jailed for nine years over £5m cocaine bust

A Chigwell drug dealer was jailed for nine years yesterday for his part in a conspiracy to supply cocaine worth more than £5million.

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Ronnie and Reggie's PR manager James Campbell

The Chigwell pensioner who became the Kray twins’ PR man

It’s been five decades since the Kray twins’ rise to celebrity – and infamy.

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Practising Rastafarian tells court he is ‘Catch-22’ situation after being caught with cannabis

A practising Rastafarian caught with two large bags of cannabis told a court the drug was part of his “every day life”.

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Final rehearsals for the show. Picture: Kenneth More Theatre

Musical The Hired Man to open today at the Kenneth More Theatre in Ilford

The First World War has had the Kenneth More Theatre treatment this weekend with two productions focusing on the conflict.

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Elderly woman felt ‘caught in spider’s web’ by live-in carer who ‘alienated’ her from friends

A carer who deliberately isolated a 94-year-old woman who felt “caught in a spider’s web” has been barred from her home by a top judge.

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Ashley Kissin

Redbridge mayor Cllr Ashley Kissin makes call for Recorder Young Citizen Award nominations

Redbridge’s new mayor has urged people to put forward their nominations for the Young Citizen Awards.

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You could be munching on some tasty dishes at Suchef St Paul's!

Win a delicious lunch for ten at Suchef

Suchef is an entirely new eating experience set to take London by storm this summer. To celebrate the launch, Suchef is offering you the chance to win lunch for ten people at their St Paul’s location, opening today (28th July).

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