Ilford Pictures

Tue, 11:51

Pupils, parents and teachers all pitched in to ensure Downshall Primary School’s annual summer fair was a success.

Pupils at a primary school took a break from their classroom as they formed a giant ‘pipeline’ on their playground yesterday.

Ilford South MP Mike Gapes heard from a number of students from Seven Kings High School about the global education crisis affecting 263 million children and young people.

The permanent building for Redbridge’s first Sikh School is on its way after the foundations were laid at the weekend.

Beautiful Wanstead Flats has been “absolutely trashed” by a fly-tipping epidemic, angry residents have claimed.

Splashes of sunshine and a variety of cakes marked the second street party organised by neighbours in Woodford Green last weekend.

Youngsters getting their first taste of the spotlight thrilled hundreds of parents during their school’s annual drama showcase last week.

More than 10 shop owners and businesses showcased and sampled their wares at the Barkingside High Street Festival in a bid to draw in new customers to the area.

Promising Picassos and mini Monets have been busy with their paintbrushes at a primary school in Gants Hill.

An impressive £18,000 was raised at Haven House Children’s Hospice’s summer fayre on Sunday.

In the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower block fire, firefighters across Redbridge have been overwhelmed by kindhearted donations from a Muslim community group.

Families made the most of the glorious sunshine this weekend as they flocked to the annual Fairlop Fair.

Young bookworms gathered at the town hall last week for an annual celebration of children’s literature.

Almost 30 acts from across the borough played in Barkingside and Valentines Park this weekend, as part of the Midsummer Music Fest.

People young and old enjoyed a day out in the sun at the St Peter’s Church flower show on Saturday.

Hundreds of children took part in a mass yoga session to raise money for an animal charity in Sri Lanka.

Residents at a Wanstead care home made the most of the sunshine as they enjoyed afternoon tea at their annual open day.

Families and community groups flocked to an adventure playground yesterday to celebrate its 40 years as a place for disabled children to “just be kids”.

Three new spaces have opened in Redbridge Central Library, allowing access to technology, business advice and a new heritage centre.

Tech savvy youngsters were thrilled at the array of events on show in Ilford town centre on Saturday, June 17.

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