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Street pastors held their Light in the Night event to show support for sex workers in Ilford Lane, Ilford

“There were lots of new girls tonight, around 10 I think,” Sophia Burley says, explaining the changing nature of prostitution in Ilford Lane.

A leaf in grass. Picture: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The council has settled out-of-court with a grounds maintenance contractor following a dispute over services.

Goodmayes Lodge, Goodmayes Lane, Goodmayes. Picture: Google Street View

A carer who failed to call an ambulance when she found a vulnerable woman drowning in the bath has been jailed for four-and-a-half months.

Redbridge police crack down on brothels in the borough. Picture: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Archive/PA Images

Police have shut down 11 suspected brothels in the past month, according to new crime figures.

The grand reopening of St Mary's Church's grand reopening of its Memorial Hall in South Woodford

A church is hoping to name rooms at its refurbished hall after some of the borough’s most notable figures.

cow urine

As you walk down the grocery aisles you might expect to find milk, juice and other liquids but one store in Ilford has been found with a more unusual liquid on its shelves.

The number of children under 18 subject to a child protection plan has increased from 184 to 309 in the last five years

A children’s charity says a rise in the number of children being monitored for being at risk of abuse in Redbridge is “very concerning”.

Equipment used to ring cars

Three men from Redbridge along with eight other gang members were jailed for a total of 48 years for their involvement in stealing high-value vehicles across London.

Charlie Kutyauripo, 16, was fatally stabbed in Woodford Bridge. Photo: @MostAuthentic

Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of Charlie Kutyauripo are offering a £10,000 reward for any information that leads to the arrest of a teenage murder suspect.

Police want to speak to these men in connection with a theft at Karamsar Gurdwara, High Road, Ilford. Picture: Metropolitan Police

A gurdwara has expressed its disgust after thieves stole a safe filled with cash and important documents from its premises.

Detectives from Redbridge are reviewing the case of 60-years-old George Davis, who was last seen in Woodford in 2003

Detectives from Redbridge are reviewing the cold case of a 60-year-old man, who disappeared 13 years ago,

John Down with his daughters in 1962 in Old Wardour Castle, Wiltshire. This was a popular family holiday destination, with the last trip there being held two years ago. Clockwise from left, Polly Wareham, Lili Wyeth, John Down, Pam White and Annette Carpenter. Picture: Pam White

A daughter has paid tribute to her “kind and loving father” who was stabbed to death in Ilford on her 64th birthday.

Tobacco raid

More than 3,000 illegal cigarettes have been seized in raids across Redbridge.

Stratford station

Two teenagers have today denied murdering a commuter at Stratford station.

A body-worn video (BMV) camera, which was trialled by the Metropolitan Police last year. Redbridge Police used cameras like this to film burglary suspects and hotspots last year as part of an overt filiming initiative. Photo: Yui Mok/PA Archive/PA Images

Redbridge is a hotbed for burglary in Britain, according to data collected by a price comparison website.

Stratford station. Picture: Nick Ansell/PA Images

Two Ilford teenagers charged with murdering a commuter during rush hour at Stratford station in October last year will appear at the Old Bailey today.

Police have charged a man with murder

Detectives have charged a man for the murder of a 28-year-old Lithuanian from Goodmayes, who was found dead at a house in Forest Gate earlier this month.

Ex-model Lady Jet Black British Billionaire, had her high security flat burgled on Sunday night and her dog Fifty Scent has been left traumatised

A former model and her dog have been left “traumatised” after her high-security flat was robbed on Sunday night.

Officers from Fairlop Safer Neighbourhoods Base will now work from Barkingside police station.

Police appear to be scaling back operations at one of their remote bases after officers were directed to work from Barkingside due to safety concerns.

Paul Mallin, 51, left, stabbed to death his ex girlfriend, Karen Reid, 53, centre, and her new partner John Down, 86, right, in an Ilford sheltered housing unit in September.

A 51-year-old man, who stabbed to death his ex-girlfriend and her new partner in Ilford last year, is facing years behind bars.

A general view of Perth Road, Gants Hill. Photo: Google

A large quantity of what is thought to be class A drugs and ammunition has been found by Redbridge Police at a residential Gants Hill home.

We ran an appeal with a CCTv image of a man wanted by the police after a 12-year-old girl was sexually assaulted on a bus going to Gants Hill. 
It turned out the man Fiaz Iqbal is totally blind and well known in the community and this was a mistake from the police.

A blind man who was wrongly wanted by police after a 12-year-old girl was sexually assaulted on a bus said he now fears for his “safety and security”.

Snaresbrook Crown Court. Picture: John Stillwell/PA

A police officer who admitted having consensual sex with a Redbridge schoolgirl has been cleared of rape.

Police outside Fernways sheltered housing in Cecil Road, Ilford, in September.

The trial of Paul Maillin, accused of a double murder in an Ilford sheltered housing unit, has been pushed back awaiting expert reports.

Munashe Charles Kutyauripo

Two teenagers arrested on suspicion of the murder of 16-year-old Munashe Charles Kutyauripo, better known as Charlie, have been released on bail.

Paul Mallin's trial starts at the Old Bailey today.

A man accused of murdering two neighbours in an Ilford sheltered housing complex is to go on trial today at the Old Bailey.

Charlie Kutyauripo, 16, was murdered in Woodford Bridge on Saturday night. Photo: @MostAuthentic

Two 17-year-old males have been arrested following the murder of Charlie Kutyauripo last Saturday, but police are still appealing to find another suspect.

Snaresbrook Crown Court. Picture: John Stillwell/PA

A policeman accused of raping a Redbridge schoolgirl said the pair were “just going to talk” and that he had “no other intentions” when he drove her to his house, a court heard.

Charlie Kutyauripo, 16, who was murdered in Woodford Bridge on Saturday. Photo: Met Police

Detectives are making a direct appeal to the family and friends of a teenage boy who is being treated as a suspect in the murder of Charlie Kutyauripo.

A Goodmayes man has been found dead in a house in Forest Gate ‘after being assaulted’ by up to six men in Leyton.

Snaresbrook Crown Court. Picture: John Stillwell/PA

A policeman accused of raping a Redbridge schoolgirl said he “might be a weirdo” but would never “force himself” on anyone, in a police interview.

Charlie Kutyauripo, 16, who was murdered in Woodford Bridge on Saturday. Photo: Met Police

The officer investigating the Charlie Kutyauripo murder has confirmed the argument about a tracksuit was “at least two years old”.

Charlie Kutyauripo, 16, was murdered in Woodford Bridge on Saturday night. Photo: @MostAuthentic

The officer investigating Charlie Kutyauripo’s murder has appealed for friends of the victim “not to seek retribution”.

Snaresbrook Crown Court. Picture: John Stillwell/PA

A policeman accused of raping a Redbridge schoolgirl admitted having consensual sex with the claimant on one occasion, a court heard yesterday.

Charlie Kutyauripo, who was stabbed to death on Saturday, used to study at King Solomon High School in Barkingside. Photo: Met Police

Redbridge Police’s borough commander has urged young people to stop carrying knives after a 16-year-old boy was stabbed to death on Saturday night.

Fizzah with her mum Ruby. Photo: Marshal Aashtar

The parents of Fizzah Malik – the five-year-old girl who died 48 hours after being sent home by two GPs – remember their daughter.

Snaresbrook Crown Court. Picture: John Stillwell/PA

A policeman accused of raping a Redbridge schoolgirl used social media to initiate a relationship, a court heard yesterday.

A 16 year old youth has been stabbed to death at Ashton Playing Fields in Woodford Bridge. Floral tributes at the scene

Residents in Woodford Bridge have expressed their horror after a 16-year-old boy was stabbed to death after leaving a friend’s birthday party.

Giorge Zhukas, 47, of no fixed abode has been jailed for 18 months and placed on the sex offenders register for 10 years after pleading guilty to nine counts of sexual assault on buses in Waltham Forest and Redbridge. Photo: Met Police

A 47-year-old man has been jailed for 18 months and placed on the sex offenders register after admitting a string of sex attacks on Ilford buses.

Police at the scene near Ashton playing fields where a 16 year old boy was stabbed to death, in Woodford Bridge Essex.

A 16-year-old boy who was stabbed to death after leaving a friend’s birthday party in Woodford Bridge was described as an “extrovert” who was “fun to be around”.

Police cordoned off Ashton Playing Fields after the stabbing

A teenager has died after being stabbed in Woodford Bridge last night.

Ricky Varaden and Diana Silva are launching a campaign to have Snarebrook and Wanstead Tube stations re-zoned to zone three on the tube map.

A man has called TfL “unfair” for excluding Wanstead and Snaresbrook Tube stations out of the rezoning of Stratford and neighbouring stations.

Bus in London

Changes to the 462 bus route, which were meant to come into effect this weekend have been delayed until mid-February.

Fizzah Malik

The inquest of Fizzah Malik, five, who died in her father’s arms 36 hours after being seen by two doctors, will conclude today, more than two years after her death.

An act of vandalism on a Christmas tree in Wanstead has been described as “really, really sad” by Conservative Cllr Colin Cronin.

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