Happy New Year to all our readers

00:00 01 January 2013

The clock has struck midnight, which can mean only one thing – it’s 2013.

We hope you all have a happy and prosperous new year and if you’ve decided to make a New Year’s resolution, best of luck.

The past 12 months have brought plenty of highlights for the borough, including the Queen’s visit to Valentines Park in March and the Olympic and Paralympic Games in the summer.

Here’s to another 12 months and a whole host of new memories.

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Yesterday, 14:31
Polly Chowdhury, left, and Kiki Muddar, right, were convicted of the manslaughter of Chowdhury's daughter, eight-year-old Ayesha Ali in March. Yesterday their sentences were cut from 18 to 15 years for Muddar and from 13 to 10 for Chowdhury at the Court of Appeal

A woman convicted of killing her eight-year-old daughter had her sentence reduced at the Court of Appeal this morning.

Yesterday, 12:12
Mitzvah lunch at the Bet Tikvah Synagogue

A synagogue held a fundraising lunch for a homeless hostel.

Yesterday, 10:59
Polce at the sheltered housing unit where Mr Down and Mr Mallin lived, off Cecil Road, Ilford, shortly after arresting Mr Mallin on September 5. Photo: Ken Mears

An Ilford sheltered housing resident accused of stabbing his neighbours to death denied the double murder at the Old Bailey today.

Yesterday, 07:00
Redbridge Town Hall

Work has started on a multi-million pound project to revamp Ilford town centre.

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