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Nitya Anterag, 10, and Ram Anterag, six, looking at the Kelvin Hughes exhibition at Redbridge Museum

Gallery: History of navigational company explored in new Redbridge Museum exhibition

Industry in Britain is said to have died a death over the last few decades, with the majority of the items we buy manufactured overseas.

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Keith Baynes with a picture of his father William Alfred Baynes

First World War centenary: The Barkingside man who served in both world wars, despite being shot and gassed in the first

The fallen soldiers of the First World War are often named the “lost generation,” with their promise and potential cut short with their deaths.

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Id seen Paris Daily Photo and London Daily Photo and so on and I just thought why not have a Wanstead Daily Photo? said Geoff

Forget London, Paris and Milan, wandering photographer brings ‘picturesque’ Wanstead to life

When wandering through leafy Wanstead one day it occurred to Geoff Wilkinson that more should be done to highlight the area’s beauty.

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Staff and patients from the Woodford and Wanstead Auxiliary Hospital, which was formerly Highams Manor [Picture: Woodford Historical Society]

First World War centenary: The Redbridge hospitals which played their part in the war effort

The enduring image of the First World War is of the soldiers who lost their lives in the trenches and No Man’s Land.

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Volunteers and board members from Healthwatch Redbridge celebrating its first birthday

Consumer champion Healthwatch Redbridge leading the charge for high quality medical care

Representing the rights of residents to access the best medical care cannot be easy, with a plethora of issues to tackle including waiting times and difficulties making appointments.

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The 1st Woodford Brownies with their leaders at St Mary's Church, South Woodford

‘Big Birthday’ celebrations afoot for Woodford Brownie units as organisation marks its centenary

The passage of 100 years sees vast societal changes, and few periods in history have been as fraught as the twentieth century.

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Georgina Green is set to deliver a talk on Clement Mansfield Ingleby

Tale of 19th-century scholar who wanted to exhume Shakespeare’s body set to entertain Ilford residents

Shakespeare has inspired devotion for hundreds of years – and one 19th-century scholar was such a fan he wanted to exhume his body to work out what the great playwright looked like.

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A hair-raising night with ghost hunters in Valentines Mansion

The question of whether ghosts exist is one which more or less divides us into two camps – the believer or the sceptic.

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Saint Francis Hospice nurse Cecilia O'Keefe.

St Francis Hospice 30for30: ‘It has been a privilege’ says nursing chief on retirement

As we continue our 30for30 appeal, Cecilia O’keefe talks about her time at the hospice and says she couldn’t have chosen a better career.

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(Back row) Dominic Watson; (Middle row l-r) Jordan Whisker, Niamh Percy, Matty Woble, Alex Rose; (front row) Fiona Kennedy

The nursing heroines of First World War - Redbridge youth play remembers

Bullet-riddled bodies, blood-soaked bayonet wounds, and scorched skin from grenade explosions; these were the haunting sights which greeted volunteer nurses during the First World War.

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Det Ch Supt Sue Williams

Police officer who re-started dying man’s heart among those awarded in ceremony

A police officer who re-started a man’s heart with CPR after he collapsed in the street was among those awarded for their courage, bravery and dedication today.

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Village bookshop owner Saba Rais in her shop

Community bookshop in Woodford Green thriving under new ownership

Owning a bookshop is a romantic notion for many keen readers.

But in reality, taking the leap can be daunting, as independent and larger booksellers continue to lose out to the internet and supermarkets.

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Chef Isa Cegin cooks up a breakfast

What makes the perfect fry up? Redbridge has the answers

Asking people what constitutes a full English breakfast can be a sure fire way to stray into controversial territory.

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Rita Chadha, from Ramfel receiving bags of donations for the Ilford Redcorder's campaign.

International Women’s Day: RAMFEL’s Rita Chadha on women’s ongoing struggle

To mark International Women’s Day, we talked to some of the most influential women in Redbridge and asked what challenges they have overcome and what women still have to face.

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Averil Dongworth

International Women’s Day: Hospital trust executive on journey from nursing

To mark International Women’s Day, we talked to some of the most influential women in Redbridge and asked what challenges they have overcome and what women still have to face.

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International Women’s Day: Rotary chief on improving equality

To mark International Women’s Day, we talked to some of the most influential women in Redbridge and asked what challenges they have overcome and what women still have to face.

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Nitya Anterag, 10, and Ram Anterag, six, looking at the Kelvin Hughes exhibition at Redbridge Museum

Gallery: History of navigational company explored in new Redbridge Museum exhibition

Industry in Britain is said to have died a death over the last few decades, with the majority of the items we buy manufactured overseas.

Read full story »

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The dates will be the first since Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow announced they had separated (Picture: Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Coldplay announce summer Royal Albert Hall date

London’s Royal Albert Hall will play host to Coldplay this July as part of a select series of dates to launch the band’s forthcoming album Ghost Stories.

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