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Efit of the courier who collected the cash. Picture: Essex Police

Chigwell man conned out of £30,000 in bogus police scam

A man in his 60s was conned out of thousands after a fraudster posed as a police officer.

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'Poor rail conditions' have caused delays throughout the morning

Travel: ‘15-minute’ delays to Greater Anglia trains through Romford and Ilford

Trains through Romford and Ilford are delayed by as much as 15 minutes, Greater Anglia has warned.

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Woman who conspired to have ex-boyfriend set on fire has appeal bid rejected

A woman who conspired to have her ex-boyfriend set on fire by her lover has been refused an appeal over her jail sentence.

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Distraction burglar steals £200 from elderly woman in Woodford Green

An elderly woman was targeted by a distraction burglar this morning, who stole £200 and her bank card.

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Seventh man on trial over Shammi Atwal death

An Ilford man is set to go on trial accused of the manslaughter of Barking cash and carry owner Shammi Atwal.

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Ilford resident Gurjeet Birdi has broken his leg stopping a robbery

Brave Gurjeet doesn’t regret stopping robbery – despite broken leg

A man who bravely stepped in to help a woman being robbed in the street has said he doesn’t regret taking action – despite breaking his leg in two places.

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Police appealing for witnesses after woman bundled into car in Barkingside

Police are urging witnesses to come forward after a woman was allegedly seen being pushed into a car and driven off.

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Police appealing for witnesses to summer assault in Ilford restaurant

An assault which saw a man attacked with chairs and glass bottles is the focus of a police appeal.

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Ilford man loses appeal over fake cop scam sentence

A man who was jailed earlier this year for his role in a fake cop scam to steal from tourists lost his appeal yesterday after top judges ruled he deserves every day of his sentence.

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Questions raised after convicted fraudster found working at school

Questions have been raised after it emerged a convicted fraudster who conned a children’s football league out of thousands of pounds was employed at a Redbridge school.

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Man, 56, admits indecent exposure incident in Ilford

A man charged with indecent exposure has admitted the offence.

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Police have arrested one man on suspicion of dangerous driving

Update: Man, 23, suffers serious head injury in A406 collision with car

A 23-year-old man is being treated for head injuries after a collision between a car and a scooter just after midnight on Wednesday.

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Police have arrested one man on suspicion of dangerous driving

Walthamstow man, 23, being treated for life threatening injuries after A406 traffic collision

A 23-year-old man is being treated for life threatening injuries after a traffic collision on the A406 northbound between Ilford Hill and Gants Hill last night.

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An HMRC investigator. Picture: HMRC

Man arrested on suspicion of role in £40m laundering plot in Ilford raid

A 25-year-old man has been arrested in a dawn raid in Ilford on the suspicion of playing a role in a £40million money laundering plot to disguise profits made in an alcohol scam.

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Semi-conscious man freed by Woodford firefighters after striking parked car

Woodford firefighters cut a semi-conscious man from his car after he hit a parked vehicle.

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Tubes through Gants Hill are affected

Tube strike: Union calls two-day walk-out on Central line

Tube workers on the Central line through Redbridge will stage 48 hours of strike action next week as part of a union’s campaign to save jobs and ticket offices.

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Man, 21, arrested in Barkingside on suspicion of robbery

A man has been arrested today on suspicion of committing a robbery.

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Annie Merrilees at the Old Bailey. Pic: CENTRAL NEWS

Annie Merrilees cleared of murder after killing violent boyfriend Dean Williamson

A former Harrods shop assistant who stabbed and killed her violent boyfriend has been cleared of murder and manslaughter.

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Pay day loan websites have been blocked on all council run computers, Pictured: council leader Jas Athwal

Payday loan companies Wonga and QuickQuid blocked on Redbridge Council computers

Payday loan company websites have been blocked on all computers managed by Redbridge Council.

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Wanstead Christmas Lights switch-on in 2012. Mayor Cllr Muhammed Javed.

Christmas is back on after fundraisers hit £4k tree target

Festivities are already under way in Wanstead after fundraisers hit their £4,000 target to pay for this year’s Christmas celebrations.

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Roger McGough will open the Redbridge Fabula Festival tomorrow. Picture: Colin Clarke

The Fabula Festival takes over Redbridge libraries to celebrate the arts

A celebration of libraries and the arts is taking over Redbridge this weekend with a schedule packed full of workshops, talks and activities.

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Efit of the courier who collected the cash. Picture: Essex Police

Chigwell man conned out of £30,000 in bogus police scam

A man in his 60s was conned out of thousands after a fraudster posed as a police officer.

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Peter and Karen Boxall are funding a £58,000 project for children with spinal lipoma through their late daughter Grace's charity Smiles with Grace

Charity founded by inspirational teenager Grace Boxall funding ‘groundbreaking’ £58,000 project

The family of an inspirational teenager who set up her own charity before losing her battle with cancer have spoken about a “groundbreaking” £58,000 project it is funding.

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Experience the action of a London Lions basketball game!

Win tickets to see London Lions vs Leeds Force

The London Lions are the only professional basketball team in the capital, based at the state-of-the-art Copper Box Arena in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

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