Ilford Pictures

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

A Seven Kings gardener got in touch with the Recorder to share his bloomin’ great sunflowers this week.

Return of Wanstead art trail

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

The eighth annual Art Trail Wanstead – the borough’s biggest visual art event – is showcasing the work of up to 150 artists at 50 venues.

Budding young firefighters got the chance to try on equipment and slide down a pole at a fire station open day.

Science professor Lord Robert Winston, instantly recognisable to TV viewers for his programmes Child of Our Time and The Human Body, held more than 350 students wrapt as he gave a lecture at Oaks Park High School on Monday, September 11.

Children at a Barkingside nursery took part in a special fundraising expedition for Barnardo’s with some inspiration from one of the Teletubbies.

Neighbours marked the end of the school summer holidays with a sun-soaked street party.

A park was filled with fun and laughter this weekend as hundreds of people turned out to celebrate Eid al-Adha.

A Woodford Green care home has started using animals and birds as part of therapy for its elderly residents.

Standing in the middle of an industrial estate with an accountant, teacher and statistician was not how I envisioned my Wednesday evening – and I’ve had some crazy Wednesday evenings – yet here we all were down an alleyway in South Woodford.

“And I am bored to death with it. Bored to death with this place, bored to death with my life, bored to death with myself,” remarks Lady Dedlock in Charles Dickens’ famed novel Bleak House.

Screams of joy could be heard as pupils picked up their GCSE envelopes at Beal High School.

Woodbridge High School has said it is extremely pleased with its GCSE results, despite “turbulence” due to the new grading system.

Excited youngsters got to put on the famous yellow hard hats, pick up a hose and jump in a fire engine at Hainault Fire Station’s open day.

To celebrate the 70th anniversary of Indian independence Valentines Mansion has three special exhibitions on the historic year.

On Sunday, the men and women of Goodmayes Cricket Club (GCC) celebrated the 70th anniversary of the independence of India.

A brave Palmer Catholic Academy pupil achieved an A* and two As in his A-levels, despite having a kidney transplant during Year 13.

It was a day of celebration for Seven Kings High School as sixth formers arrived to collect their A-level results.

There were celebrations this week as residents marked the 70th anniversary of the independence of India.

There were celebrations in Ilford Lane as thousands of residents took to the streets to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Pakistan’s Independence Day.

Miniature ponies, face painting and a bouncy castle were some of the fun activities on offer at a care home’s summer fete on Saturday.

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