Ilford Pictures

Tue, 13:29

Families and friends made the most of the baking hot weekend sun, and enjoyed an array of live music at the first Wanstead Park festival of the year.

More than a thousand fundraisers were bathed in glorious sunshine – and colourful bubbles – as they tackled a 5km course.

A beloved children’s character stopped by Barkingside to entertain families, and celebrate a big anniversary.

The second festival of the year from Redbridge Music Lounge attracted almost 400 people to the Valentines Mansion walled garden.

You know summer is nearly here when Valentines Mansion opens its doors for its fantastic annual May Fair.

Pooches from across the borough competed to become top dog in Wanstead at the annual show in Christ Church on Sunday.

If you went down to the woods this weekend, you certainly were in for a surprise.

Ivy Panesar and Philipa Day are both abstract painters from Barkingside motivated by colour, but with different approaches to their art.

Glade Primary School held its seventh annual Evening Of Song last night, with children, staff and members of the community taking part.

Beavers, Cubs and Scouts participated in a St George’s Day parade at St Mary’s Church in South Woodford.

Residents say it is “a miracle” that no one was hurt when a shop was destroyed by a blaze started by an incense stick yesterday.

Residents flocked to Ken Aston Square, to celebrate St George’s Day.

Would-be singers, broadcasters and music producers had a day to remember last week when they visited BBC studios in central London.

Two residents had to be dramatically rescued down a nine metre ladder, as a fire gutted a block of flats in Wanstead this morning.

Mini Alice in Wonderland fans took a leap down the rabbit hole and ventured to Valentines Mansion at the weekend for a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party.

Most families have reached the middle point of the Easter school break and are looking for fun activities to keep their children entertained.

The Mayor of Redbridge has been celebrating the “wonderful” success of yesterday’s first annual family 5k fun run in Ilford Town Centre.

The mental health unit serving Redbridge’s young people officially reopened yesterday, just under a year since inspectors advised it to close.

Children spring boarded their confidence as well as themselves during a gymnastic session in Chigwell.

Schoolchildren across the borough dress up in all shades of crimson, to raise money for charity on Red Nose Day.

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