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Friday, August 28, 2015

Radical Islamic preacher Anjem Choudary will go on trial in the New Year for allegedly encouraging support for Isis.

Wes Streeting MP at a Redbridge Islamic Centre open day earlier this year, with Vaseem Ahmed. Both Mr Streeting and the Centre's leader Bashir Chaudhry have condemned the attack on the Woodford Muslim Cultural Centre on Monday.

Ilford North MP Wes Streeting has spoken out against vandalism on a Woodford Green faith centre, saying it appears “to be fuelled by anti-Muslim hatred”.

The outside of the Woodford Muslim Cultural Centre with a boarded up window, where a brick was reportedly thrown through on Monday night.

A controversial Islamic centre in Woodford Green reportedly had a brick thrown through its window on Monday night - the latest in a spate of incidents.

L-R Ch Insp Tracey Goddard-King, Det Ch Supt Sue Williams, Ch Insp John Fish and Ch Insp Rick Tyson

There could be fewer officers patrolling the streets following proposed budget cuts, a police chief has warned.

High Road, South Woodford, where the PSPO will come into force. Picture: Google Street View

Redbridge Council is to crackdown on drinking in public places in Woodford Green and South Woodford.

Sameena Imam, 34. Photo credit: West Midlands Police

Two brothers accused of murdering a Costco marketing chief used Star Wars-related code phrases to communicate before her disappearance, a jury has heard.

A general view of tablets and capsules.

A black market pharmacist has been jailed for illegally selling potentially “lethal” abortion and erectile disfunction drugs disguised as sweets across the world.

Enforcement officers from Redbridge Council and police taking part in an action day in Ilford Lane in February.

Multiple families have been found living in three underground rooms without any natural light or proper ventilation.

Sameena Imam, 34. Photo credit: West Midlands Police

A cash-and-carry boss killed one of his three lovers on Christmas Eve with the help of his brother, a court has heard.

Vita Ramonaite was sentenced to a total of 10 years’ imprisonment at Southwark Crown Court last week. She was found not guilty of conspiracy to arrange or facilitate the travel of another [the third victim] within the UK with a view to their exploitation.

A Lithuanian couple who trafficked women into the UK to marry them to men for visa reasons, were jailed for 16 years last week.

Musician J-SOL, from Redbridge. Picture: Michael Stuart-Daley

An R&B singer-songwriter is hoping his debut release inspired by real experiences will take his career to the next level.

Waleed Butt with his father Haji Ahmed and parking fine

A man has hit out at “disgusting” thieves who stole his 90-year-old dad’s disabled parking badge from his car window.

There have been seven burglaries on Albemarle Approach, Newbury Park, in the last 12 months. Photo: Google Maps

“It’s really scary,” said Kaljit Gill, “nearly everyone [on the road] has been burgled”.

Redbridge Police are appealing for the owner of this Asian gold jewellery to come forward.

Redbridge Police are trying to trace the owner of this Asian gold jewellery.

Snaresbrook Crown Court Pic: John Stillwell/PA

A security officer whose Japanese Akita dog mauled a teenage girl injuring her face has been fined £250 after the court heard the animal suffers from epilepsy.

Helicopter landed in High Road, Ilford

A man has been taken to hospital by air ambulance to be treated for burns.

Anjem Choudary has been charged with inciting support for ISIS (Picture: PA Images)

Muslim cleric Anjem Choudary and another man from London will face terrorism charges over encouraging support for Isis, Scotland Yard have said.

From left to right, Jahzeiah Francois, Nigo Habib, also known as Claudio Mohamed and Kirtharan Thuraisingam. Picture: Essex Police

A gang has been jailed following a plot to intimidate a court witness with a grenade and gun attack.

Ilford Lane in 2013 after Mariana Popa, a Romanian prostitute, was stabbed.

Police have defended their tactics on prostitution after a councillor claimed their approach was pushing the problem into other areas of the borough.

Police want to trace this man following an assault on the Central Line between Woodford and South Woodford

Police have released CCTV after a man was punched in the face on the Central line between South Woodford and Woodford.

Cllr Bert Jones believes Goodmayes has a

Residents and councillors have praised the police’s swift response in closing down another brothel in Goodmayes ward.

Cllr Varindar Singh Bola

A councillor has praised the work of the borough’s police to increase ethnic minority officer numbers.

Mohammed Parvez, 46, was attacked on his way home from Seven Kings Station

A man who was kicked in the head and robbed is appealing for witnesses to the brutal attack to come forward.

Wes Streeting at his hotdesk in parliament

Labour MPs Wes Streeting and John Cryer have asked for an investigation into a website, which Mr Streeting says “has the potential to cause a repeat of the Norway massacre”.

Det Ch Supt Sue Williams, the borough commander of Redbridge, was on duty the day of 7/7.

A police chief has launched an initiative to encourage people from ethnic minority backgrounds to join the force.

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