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Stylish residents looking for a new summer wardrobe can now bag the latest trends and help a good cause at the same time.

Redbridge is one of the worst boroughs in London for wasting water, according to a new report on the affordability of fresh drinking water across the capital.

For many the summer heat is a welcome break from a long, dark winter.

A councillor has slammed a waste management deal after campaigners warned recycling targets will be missed if the council doesn’t get more government money.

Clayhall Park will be revamped thanks to a £1.6million pot of money.

From the daily commute to the nightly putting the children to sleep, life can feel like a survival of the fittest competition at times.

A dockless bike scheme which was launched just over three months ago will stop operating in Redbridge.

Wanstead will be included in Sadiq Khan’s extended London’s ultra-low emission zone (ULEZ), it has been revealed this morning (Friday).

Residents have had their say and have decided on what to rename the Goodmayes Park Extension.

A group of campaigners from Woodford Green are fighting plans to build a play area in Monkhams Ward.

A campaign group has urged Redbridge Council to stop investing in fossil fuels because of the damage they do to the environment.

Hainault golfers are outraged at a hike in admission fees – made in breach of a lease agreement – which they claim is excluding junior and elderly players.

Festival organisers have hit out at Redbridge council after reduced funding has forced them to relocate to a smaller site.

Just as the warm weather kicks in, Redbridge Council has announced that the iconic water fountains in Valentines Park, Ilford and George Green, Wanstead could be reopened.

A green campaign group has urged parties battling for votes in the local elections to protect the borough’s parks.

The borough’s bin men are being “run into the ground” by cuts to the service and poor management by an external contractor, according to a whistleblower.

Bottles, beer cans, fast food wrappers, plastic bags, nappies and tins were just a few of the items of litter found by some 30 volunteers who took part in the Great British Spring Clean of Aldborough Hatch on Saturday.

Residents in Wanstead were delighted to hear the area has been named as one of the top 10 places to live in London.

Ilford Business bosses have welcomed the news that a £5million cultural quarter looks set to regenerate Ilford town centre.

Will Meghan Markle help put the sparkle back into the streets of Redbridge?

Artist studios and a purpose-built market in Ilford are a step closer to becoming a reality thanks to £1.8million investment from the Greater London Authority (GLA).

Residents who have campaigned for a notorious junction on the A12 to be made safer say that nothing has changed a year after they presented Transport for London (TfL) with their petition.

Two people have been hit with fines after men they paid to take their rubbish away dumped their goods in Redbridge.

Travellers have moved back into the borough and have dumped a “health hazard” pile of rubbish which is “moments” away from falling into the River Roding.

The Redbridge Labour administration has published plans to bring the council’s waste collection service back in-house.

A Redbridge secondary school has been named the greenest in east London for supporting sustainable travel.

A Seven Kings man convicted of turning his home into a cockfighting den was spared jail time, receiving a lifetime bird keeping ban and £12,000 fine.

More than 160 people in Redbridge recently discovered their HIV status thanks to a mobile testing bus – with over half of those testing for HIV for the very first time.

A Clayhall man could spend Christmas day behind bars after being caught drink driving.

A chicken shop got handed a £1,660 court bill after repeatedly dumping rubbish on a garage forecourt.

Redbridge Council will be transforming the junction under the A406 fly-over, between Redbridge and Newham.

A shopkeeper has been praised after he spotted a fly-tipper dump 16 sacks of builders waste in Ilford.

Redbridge Council has received in the region of 10,000 individual complaints about rats since 2012 according to a London Assembly report.

“Dangerous” lighting conditions may see Ilford Football Club fined or closed, its chairman claims.

Jewish, Christian, Hindu, Muslim and non-religious school children from Redbridge marked Remembrance Day together with poetry and poppy seeds.

Sir Lenny Henry has crowned a Redbridge rugby club the winners of a prestigious national award.

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.

Pavements are being obstructed due to major gas pipe works at locations in the borough.

The borough may have the second lowest number of pubs in London but we don’t want you to feel bitter about it.

Redbridge Council has made a dramatic U-turn and reintroduced free garden waste collections with “old style bags”, just seven months after launching the scheme.

Endangered species will be bred in a new zoo in Hainault Forest County Park.

A nursing home threatened with closure won a blooming great prize.

Redbridge Council is buying popular Gants Hill nightclub Faces, the Recorder can reveal.

An Ilford man has been jailed for four years for defrauding four people out of more than £550,000 in a bogus lottery scam.

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