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Isabella Field receives the Young Citizen Award as she raised £76,000 for Haven House Hospice.after the death of her sister Molly.

Fundraiser nominated for Young Citzen award for helping raise over £76,000 for children’s hospice

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.

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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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Young Citizen Laura Klein,

Volunteer Laura Klein nominated for Young Citizen Award

An inspirational volunteer who helps children with learning disabilities has been nominated for our Young Citizen Award.

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Alice White with a family photo album

First World War centenary: Two-year prisoner of war experience left its mark on Ilford soldier captured by the Turks

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.

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Final rehearsals for the show. Picture: Kenneth More Theatre

Musical The Hired Man to open today at the Kenneth More Theatre in Ilford

The First World War has had the Kenneth More Theatre treatment this weekend with two productions focusing on the conflict.

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World War One production, My boy Jack is being performed at the Kenneth More theatre.

Actor takes on role of well-known poet and writer in World War One play at KMT

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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Sheikh Hussain with some of the children he works with. Picture: Children First

Barkingside barrister helps rebuild the lives of orphaned children after Pakistan earthquake

A dedicated rescue worker has helped save the lives of hundreds of orphaned children in Pakistan and says there is still work to be done.

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Ilford Conservatives were concerned over the coming of commercial TV

60 years ago this week: “Commercial TV will bring bad taste”

Commercial television was on the agenda when a panel of the Ilford Conservative Association answered questions from other members at Churchill Hall.

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File photo dated 01/11/1915 of a British soldier paying his respects at the grave of a colleague near Cape Helles, where the Gallipoli landings took place. [Picture: PA]

First World War centenary: Redbridge set to hold commemorative events to mark anniversary of Britain declaring war on Germany

The “war to end all wars” is set to be commemorated through a series of events this summer.

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Herman Rothman, 89, with his wife Shirley

‘You put it in a box somewhere, as you wouldn’t be able to carry on’ - Clayhall man talks of escaping the Nazis and returning to Germany to translate Hitler’s will

A 14-year-old boy boards a train, his only possessions the clothes on his back and the items he carries inside a small suitcase.

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Ronnie and Reggie's PR manager James Campbell

The Chigwell pensioner who became the Kray twins’ PR man

It’s been five decades since the Kray twins’ rise to celebrity – and infamy.

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Peter and Irene Brennan with other members of Ilford 84

Veterans’ group set to remember heroes of past and present with special memorial

Of the friendships forged in life, none can perhaps be as powerful as those which originate in the arena of war.

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Moni Tivony performing

Singer Moni Tivony forms band after The Voice

Life after a major TV talent show can be daunting, but one gifted singer is using his new-found popularity to create a band.

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'I said to Sonia

How Searchlight editor Gerry Gable made Clayhall the target of a letterbomb

A small, cramped semi in Clayhall is perhaps the last place you would expect to become the target of a letterbomb.

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Rebecca Byekwaso giving someone an HIV test. [Picture: Positive East]

New HIV project targeting the African community in Redbridge seeks to raise awareness

HIV has been subjected to years of stigma and myths surrounding how it is passed on and the effect it has on people.

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No.44 Sqn. Hainault Farm aerodrome 1917

First World War centenary: The pilots who worked to thwart the Zeppelin threat at Hainault Farm aerodrome

Images of gaping bayonet wounds, blown-off limbs and the blood and mud of No Man’s Land are often what spring to mind when thinking about the First World War.

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Head boy Dhruv Datta, deputy head girl, Leah Madhani, head teacher Sylvia Jones, MP Mike Gapes, inclusion expert Daniel Sobel and Sophie Christiensen OBE (front).

Gants Hill students pick up award at House of Commons

Pupils of a multi-cultural high school have been named top of the class after picking up a prestigious award at the House of Commons.

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Terry Alderton, from Chigwell, will be performing at the comedy night at the Kenneth More Theatre for Macmillans.

Stand up comedian holds charity comedy night at Kenneth More Theatre in memory of friend

The Kenneth More Theatre will act as the venue for a comedy night in memory of a friend, and Redbridge comedian and EastEnders actor Terry Alderton will be one of the many acts to perform.

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New HIV project targeting the African community seeks to raise awareness

A new HIV awareness project is set to launch in the borough to support residents in high-risk communities.

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Isabella Field receives the Young Citizen Award as she raised £76,000 for Haven House Hospice.after the death of her sister Molly.

Fundraiser nominated for Young Citzen award for helping raise over £76,000 for children’s hospice

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.

Read full story »

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Walthamstow Coroner's Court

Wanstead GP with history of depression ‘took own life’, inquest finds

A Wanstead GP and father-of-five with a history of depression took his own life, an inquest heard yesterday.

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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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