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“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.

A burglar who sprayed acid at a 69-year-old woman in her Goodmayes home causing lifelong scars, will be sentenced today for a spate of brutal attacks.

Feeding the birds in Redbridge will cost you more than a tuppence a bag.

Police officers were forced to direct traffic at one of Redbridge’s busiest junctions this morning after a van drove into a traffic light there.

The battle to save the popular pitches at Oakfields Playing Fields has drawn to an end as planning inspectors sided with campaigners.

Redbridge Council hopes to use cameras to monitor how pedestrians and cyclists navigate shared spaces along Ilford High Road.

Save Oakfield campaigners are celebrating this evening after learning that the planning inspector has sided with them and told Redbridge Council it cannot build homes on the playing field in Barkingside.

The tale of two brothers killed in action on the same day during the fateful First World War has inspired a campaign for a park to be preserved in perpetuity.

Redbridge residents received more than £28,000 in compensation from companies they had long running complaints against last year, new figures reveal.

A wheelchair user has shared her difficult experiences of trying to travel around Gants Hill while attempting to dodge cars that are causing obstructions on the pavement.

The gallery was a sea of smiling faces as Redbridge Planning Committee rejected an application for a 12 storey development in Newbury Park.

For most drivers, the only place they can be certain of parking without facing unwelcome fines is their drive, but not so down one Redbridge street.

Bringing something alternative to the table, a man from Newbury Park has reached the finals of PETA’s hottest vegan competition.

With the Elizabeth line and high street regeneration it is an exciting time for those living and working in Ilford.

With town centre regeneration, chicken shops and 24 hour gyms there is only one Ilford- Or is there?

Community groups have raised concerns about cycling proposals in the Ilford town centre regeneration designs.

Residents have been eager to learn how Ilford town centre will look after it receives a makeover.

The empty Doctor Johnson pub in Clayhall has been sold more than seven years after last orders were called.

A driver from South Woodford who threw a cigarette stub in the street has been ordered to pay more than £600 after failing to pay a £75 fine.

Residents can now have their say on Transport for London (TfL) plans to make Charlie Brown’s Roundabout safer for cyclists and pedestrians.

Residents living near a gravel extraction site fear they will face another decade of noise and air pollution after Redbridge Council approved an expansion of the quarry last night.

Cyclists in Redbridge will be excited by the latest cycle route to open in the borough, connecting Barkingside and Ilford with Mile End via quiet back roads.

Activists who have spent years battling against Redbridge Council’s plans to build 850 homes on Oakfields finally got the chance to put their concerns to a planning inspector at a meeting today.

Redbridge Council was accused of picking and choosing what it decided was green belt at a meeting on the borough’s long term housing plans yesterday.

Controversial plans to build 850 homes on playing fields in Newbury Park will see seven football pitches moved more than two miles away, a planning inspector heard today.

The first day of a series of hearings that will ultimately decide whether or not Redbridge Council can build on Oakfields took place yesterday.

A motorcyclist that died following a crash on the A12 last week has been named, as activists call for greater safety measures to be introduced on the road.

Think you know Redbridge? Take our quiz to find out whether you can recognise its parks.

A Redbridge secondary school teacher has said children studying today “will be like a lost generation”, at a campaign event against school cuts.

A street in the heart of Ilford is being terrorised by an infestation of rats.

Not enough has been done to prevent a large influx of beggars who have now been banned from Ilford coming to South Woodford, residents fear.

The new £50 garden waste service run by Redbridge Council has come under fire from residents for “being useless”.

Ilford residents have one last weekend to enjoy feeding the town’s pigeons before the act becomes illegal on Monday under new legislation.

A councillor has said she is worried about her family’s health after it was revealed that eight nurseries in Redbridge are within 150metres of roads that break the legal pollution limit.


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