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Members of British Transport Police's Operational Support Unit during a drugs raid in Ilford.

Angry residents harangued police officers and councillors over drug dealing issues near Ilford station, despite the wave of arrests earlier this month.

Cash recovered after police raids arrested fraudsters who had conned banking customers out of £60million. Picture: Met Police

A Goodmayes man has been jailed for his part in an international internet banking fraud scam, worth £113million.

Bernard Bloom with a picture of his sister Carmel Bloom. He has won a third inquest into the death of his sister who died in 2002 during a routine kidney stone operation.

A surgeon told the third inquest into the death of a Barkingside woman that he would not have changed his actions, despite her dying after a routine operation.

A man was arrested in Chadwell Heath yesterday on suspicion of fraud by false representation. Photo: PA Images.

A Redbridge police constable and three other men from the borough have been arrested on fraud charges relating to a luxury car hire company.

Hainault YouTuber NepentheZ, also known as Craig Douglas. Picture: YouTube/NepentheZ

A YouTuber has appeared in court charged with offences under the Gambling Act, in what is reportedly the first court case involving betting on video games.

Police cordoning off part of High Street, Barkingside, after a stabbing this morning. Photo credit: Julia Osborne

Two stabbings in broad daylight, within 72 hours of each other, have shocked the borough.

Image of a man Metropolitan Police would like to speak to in connection with an assault in High Road, Ilford

Detectives in Redbridge have released an image of a man they wish to speak to after two young men were assaulted by six Asian men in High Road, Ilford.

Bernard Bloom with a picture of his sister Carmel Bloom. He has won a third inquest into the death of his sister who died in 2002 during a routine kidney stone operation.

A Barkingside woman who died after a routine kidney stone operation was “always healthy”, a third inquest into her death has heard.

Romford Magistrates' Court

An argument over parking during a school run led a mother to racially abuse an Asian neighbour and threaten to burn her house down – as young children were watching.

Steve Wilkinson, a disability campaigner is looking for residents to become wheelchair ambassadors

A campaigner is appealing for wheelchair users in the borough to help disabled people find accessible cafes, shops and attractions.

Romford Magistrates' Court

An argument over parking during a school run allegedly led a mother to make racial abuse and threatening to burn a house down – a court heard.

Members of British Transport Police's Operational Support Unit during a drugs raid on September 1.

Two more people have been arrested in a large scale British Transport Police operation against drug dealing around Ilford Station.

The Drive, Ilford, where a boy was stabbed in broad daylight.

A man, thought to be 18, has been stabbed in broad daylight today in Ilford, the second stabbing in three days in Redbridge.

Jason Dockrill, right, who was convicted in 2004 for the brutal murder of Finnish student Suvi Aronen, left, in Wanstead Park, has admitted a further rape following a cold case review. Photos: PA

A serial stalker, serving life for bludgeoning a Finnish student to death in Wanstead in 2003, has been sentenced to a further nine years in prison.

There are severe delays on the Central Line

There were severe delays on the Central Line from Hainault to Wanstead this morning, due to a person on the track at Tottenham Court Road.

BTP believe this man touched himself on the Central Line and London Overground.

British Transport Police (BTP) are appealing for information after a man reportedly touched himself while whispering to a woman on the Central Line.

Radical preacher Anjem Choudary

Ilford hate preacher Anjem Choudary has been jailed for five years and six months at the Old Bailey today for drumming up support for Islamic State (ISIS).

Radical preacher Anjem Choudary

Ilford hate preacher Anjem Choudary is facing up to 10 years in jail when he is sentenced later for drumming up support for Islamic State (ISIS).

Harveil Toor with local residents

In the wake of 16 drug arrests made by police on Thursday, council officers held a Redbridge action day on Friday to focus on cracking down on other anti-social behaviour around Ilford town centre.

Ilford Station.

A series of early morning raids yesterday (Thursday) have seen 17 people arrested in connection with anti-social behaviour and drug crime in and around Ilford rail station.

Loxford Lane, Ilford, cordoned off by police following the shooting.

The leader of Redbridge Council has hit back at suggestions Loxford Lane is a “forgotten” part of the borough.

Police at the scene of the shooting in Loxford Lane on August 8.

A national charity has called for the public to play a part in fighting gun crime in Redbridge after two shootings this August.

Cllr Gurdial Bhamra, Mayor of Redbridge, described the shooting in Clayhall as 'tragic'.

A 22-year-old man is in hospital after a shooting in Clayhall, on Saturday night.

There was a shooting in Tiptree Crescent in Clayhall on Saturday night (credit: Google Street View)

A 22-year-old-man is in hospital after a shooting in Tiptree Crescent, in Clayhall, on Saturday night.

Rita King who was declared dead at De La Mer House in Naze Park Road, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, after being shot. Photo: PA/De La Mer House

A former Goodmayes pensioner, who killed his wife of 50 years after telling police that “she had suffered enough”, will be sentenced tomorrow.

Inspector Elise Gellatley is interviewed by reporter Chloe Farand

A new officer has been appointed to deal with prostitution, one of Redbridge’s biggest problems. Chloe Farand caught up with her

Barkingside Magistrates' Court

A 43-year-old man has been sentenced after drunkenly threatening a pastor with a whip in front of a horrified congregation at a church in Ilford.

A Redbridge police officer was dismissed on Wednesday after he breached professional standards for receiving a caution for harassment  Picture: Joe Giddens/PA

A Redbridge police officer has been dismissed after he received a caution for “months of” harassment.

Heron Mews  (Picture: Google)

A man who featured in the Recorder three years ago for waiting 11 years for a council flat has been found guilty for illegally subletting it.

Missing puppies from a flat in Tiptree Crescent, in Clayhall

A heartbroken dog owner, whose nine puppies were stolen, says she believes the theft must have been carried out by someone close to her.

Radical cleric Anjem Choudary, of Hampton Road, Ilford, is facing jail after being convicted of raising support for ISIS at the Old Bailey

Members of Redbridge’s Muslim community have accused the national media of giving Islamic preacher Anjem Choudary “a platform for too long” to express extremist views.

Radical cleric Anjem Choudary, of Hampton Road, Ilford, is facing jail after being convicted of raising support for ISIS at the Old Bailey

Islamic preacher Anjem Choudary, 49, is facing jail after he was convicted at the Old Bailey of drumming up support for the Islamic State (IS) terror group.

An Ilford man has been given a suspended sentence for exposing himself on the Bakerloo line.

A 20-year-old man has been handed a suspended sentence after exposing himself to a woman on the tube.

Police lock the gates to Loxford Park, the scene where an 11-year-old boy became the victim of a shooting

Parents claimed they warned authorities “thousands” of times about drug dealers near a park, before a child was hit by a stray bullet while playing.

Barkingside Magistrates' Court

Two residents have pleaded guilty to fly-tipping, with one man claiming that his rubbish was making his house smell and he didn’t know when it would be collected.

Police lock the gates to Loxford Park, the scene where an 11-year-old boy became the victim of a shooting

Police have issued a description of the man they are hunting over the shotgun shooting in Loxford Lane, Ilford, on Monday.

People explain to an officer where they live in order to pass through the cordoned off area on Loxford Lane to their homes.

An onlooker has described the chaos when a quiet afternoon in Loxford Park was shattered by two gun shots with one “grazing” an 11-year-old boy’s face.

There has been a shooting in Loxford Park, on Loxford Lane

A man in his 20s is in critical condition in hospital and a 11-year-old boy has suffered minor injuries after being shot in a children’s playground in Loxford Park, Ilford, yesterday afternoon.

Tout David Spanton, inset, with some of the tickets, memberships and credit cards police recovered. Picture: Met Police

A tout, who illegally sold tickets for matches including West Ham United, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur, has been jailed.

Hassan Sheikh died from injuries he sustained in the crash on the A13 on July 1 2015. Picture: Iqra Sheikh

A lorry driver who caused a collision in which a student died by changing lanes without checking his mirrors was jailed for eight months yesterday (Wednesday).

Former councillor Morris Hickey is annoyed about the police breaking down his door after a neighbour reported him missing

A pensioner whose front door was smashed in by police over fears for his welfare has indignantly hit back – saying he was simply enjoying a summer break to the Balkans.

Remzi Akguc, left, and Yilmaz Coskun, who were both found guilty of murder for the 'cold blooded execution' of Hidir Aksakal. Picture: Met Police

Two men have been jailed for life after they shot a fellow Turkish man four times, trussed him up and buried his body in Epping Forest.

The spot in Hollow Ponds, Epping Forest, where the body was discovered.

Two men have been convicted of murder after they shot a Turkish man four times, trussed him up and buried his body in Epping Forest.

A plane making a final approach to land at City Airport (Pic: PA/Yui Mok)

The government today announced it has given City Airport the green light to expand.

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