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The new sergeants at Ilford police station

Police to push for more officers as force faces ‘exceptionally busy weekend’

Police called for reinforcements from other boroughs on Friday as they were faced with an “exceptionally busy” period.

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Ilford Lane thief jailed for 21 months after getaway taxi stays stationary

A opportunistic thief who stole hundreds of pounds of razors and shower gel from an Ilford Lane shop was caught after the taxi he called to flee the scene failed to drive off.

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Police are investigating reports of vehicle thefts in the borough

Organised crime linked to spate of van thefts

A spate of van thefts could be linked to organised crime, police have revealed.

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General view of the internet search engine Google

Thousands of Redbridge residents targeted by internet criminals

More than 63,000 Redbridge residents have had their personal details stolen and put up for sale on the “dark web” by criminals.

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Man sought by police in connection with sexual assault in Goodmayes toilets

A man is being sought in connection with a sexual assault which took place in public toilets.

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Ravel Morrison arriving at Manchester Magistrates Court this morning (Picture: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire)

Ravel Morrison made acid attack threats against ex-girlfriend, court hears

The West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison threatened to throw acid in the face of his ex-girlfriend and blow up her house, a court heard this morning.

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A Greater Anglia train at Ilford station

Trains between Shenfield and London Liverpool Street delayed after passenger is taken ill at Ilford

Trains running between Shenfield and London Liverpool Street are being delayed by up to 20 minutes.

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Joseph Lamey, 28, from Chingford, was sentenced to five years in prison after attacking his partner and police officers. [Picture: Redbridge police]

‘Dangerous individual’ sentenced to five years in prison for attacking his partner and police officers

A man has been sentenced to five years in prison for a series of attacks on his partner and two assaults on police officers.

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Ravel Morrison of West Ham(Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

West Ham’s Ravel Morrison granted bail in ‘assaults’ case

West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison has been freed after a judge granted him bail following a private court hearing.

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Josephine Mazzina-Claridge was spared jail.

Geography teacher accused of attempting to take pictures of colleague on toilet cleared after saying he was only in there because he was having a panic attack

A geography teacher accused of attempting to take pictures of his colleague on the toilet has been found not guilty after he said he was only in the women’s restroom because he was having a panic attack.

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There has been a fatality in Romford

UPDATE: Tickets being accepted on buses and tubes as disruption expected until 8.30pm

Train tickets are being accepted on buses and tubes after a man was killed by a train at Romford Station.

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Detectives have arrested a seventh man over the death of Shammi Atwal

Ilford man in court over death of Barking cash and carry owner

A man has appeared at the Old Bailey charged with the death of Shammi Atwal.

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Stephen Hazle, 43, denies six counts of voyeurism and one count of attempted voyeurism. [Picture: PA]

Teacher accused of trying to take pictures of colleague on toilet was in women’s restroom because he was having a panic attack, court hears

A geography teacher accused of attempting to take pictures of a colleague on the toilet was only in the women’s restroom because he was having a panic attack, a court heard.

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Detectives have arrested a seventh man over the death of Shammi Atwal

Seventh arrest over death of Chigwell man Shammi Atwal

Ilford shop worker to appear at Old Bailey today charged in connection with death of Chigwell man Shammi Atwal.

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Mother to pay £650 after children caught on CCTV dumping two old sofas in Ilford

A mother must fork out £650 after making her children dump two old sofas on a street corner in Ilford.

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Stephen Hazle denies voyeurism and attempted voyeurism. [Picture: PA]

Teacher took pictures of colleague while she was using staff toilets, court hears

A teacher took pictures of a colleague on his mobile phone while she was using the women’s staff room toilets, a court has heard.

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Police on the scene of a murder investigation at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium in Manor Park, Newham after a man was found with an injury to his neck.

Man in court charged with murder of Peter Charles John in City of London Cemetery

A man has appeared in court accused of murder in a cemetery in east London.

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Redbridge police and Crimestoppers launch cannabis factories awareness campaign

The police and Crimestoppers have joined forces to raise awareness of cannabis factories.

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Elderly woman felt ‘caught in spider’s web’ by live-in carer who ‘alienated’ her from friends

A carer who deliberately isolated a 94-year-old woman who felt “caught in a spider’s web” has been barred from her home by a top judge.

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Woman sexually assaulted in Ilford

A woman was sexually assaulted in Ilford on Thursday.

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Features See all

Children enjoying themselves at one of the Splash days at the Fairlop Outdoor Activity Centre. [Picture: Redbridge Council]

Pictures: An adventurous summer for the children of Redbridge

The Recorder has been keeping an eye on the exciting variety of activities that are keeping the children entertained this summer.

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Court & Crime See all

The new sergeants at Ilford police station

Police to push for more officers as force faces ‘exceptionally busy weekend’

Police called for reinforcements from other boroughs on Friday as they were faced with an “exceptionally busy” period.

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Young Citizen See all

Ashley Kissin

Redbridge mayor Cllr Ashley Kissin makes call for Recorder Young Citizen Award nominations

Redbridge’s new mayor has urged people to put forward their nominations for the Young Citizen Awards.

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Celebrity / Showbiz See all

Drake has cancelled his Wireless London performance (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for ESPN)

Fans devastated after Drake cancels Wireless London festival

Rapper Drake has pulled out of his headline appearances at this weekend’s Wireless Festival in London, leaving fans devastated.

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