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A celebration of libraries and the arts is taking over Redbridge this weekend with a schedule packed full of workshops, talks and activities.
The colourful Hindu holiday Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is all about love and the victory of good over evil.
The fates of the borough’s historic manors have differed dramatically.
Eric Chappell, the comedy writer, is happy to reveal how he came up with the idea for his new play, Ground Rules.
There’s no interval, but there is the chance for a mid-show chat with the cast in a new production at Redbridge Drama Centre.
Organising a wedding is stressful for most, but one man has been taking the strain off couples for more than two decades.
A children’s poet captivated school pupils as she performed and taught Jamaican Patois to celebrate Black History Month.
Some of the most inspirational figures in history have been known for their multitude of talents.
A school will soon be making a splash after a parent organised a charity dinner dance, raising a staggering £7,000 to expand a swimming pool for children with special needs.
A former television production accountant who decided to become a children’s author has published her first book.
Twins Bobby and Teddy, eight, have been perfecting their acting and singing skills at performing arts school Make Believe in Barkingside.
Inspiration can strike in the most unusual of circumstances. For historian John Barfoot, his curiosity about the First World War was born as a child on the streets of Ilford.
A man takes over a theatre bar during a production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, pouring drinks until he smashes some glasses and a bottle.
But this is not a clumsy employee; it is a renowned star of stage and screen.
A broken down freight train this morning has caused cancellations or delays of up to 20 minutes on the London Liverpool Street to Shenfield line.
Everything from tulips and tomatoes to carnations and cabbages are to go on show as a group of passionate growers prepare to celebrate 70 years of their annual gardening show.
A nine-year-old who raised more than £76,000 for Haven House Children’s Hospice has been named August’s winner of our Young Citizen Award.
A 14-year-old school girl and her brother have set up an anti-bullying campaign after being victims at the hands of their peers in the school playground.
A budding musician and entrepreneur has been nominated for this week’s Young Citizen award for using his music to raise money for children’s charities.
A nine-year-old girl who caught the fundraising bug early in life has been nominated for the Young Citizen award after helping raise over £76,000 for a children’s hospice.
The Recorder has been keeping an eye on the exciting variety of activities that are keeping the children entertained this summer.
An inspirational volunteer who helps children with learning disabilities has been nominated for our Young Citizen Award.
Walking wounded trudge along a barren landscape for miles, feeling the absence of the thick army jackets which have been taken from them and the icy chill of winter drawing ever closer.
The First World War has had the Kenneth More Theatre treatment this weekend with two productions focusing on the conflict.
A family tragedy in the First World War, based on the experience of one of the most well-known English poets and writers, is coming to the Kenneth More Theatre this weekend.
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Another two men were taken to local hospital with serious injuries.
There has never been better news on a Friday afternoon.
And it’s said to be revolutionising access to donor sperm throughout the country.