Ilford Recorder Review of 2017

PUBLISHED: 08:00 01 January 2018 | UPDATED: 10:23 01 January 2018

Fun at Fairlop Fair. Picture: Catherine Davison

Fun at Fairlop Fair. Picture: Catherine Davison

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Remember when huge crowds brought Ilford town centre to a standstill in a bid to see YouTube star Adam Saleh? Or the Barkingside man who set up his own sting when he saw his stolen laptop for sale online?

In these days of fast-moving news we often forget the things that have happened earlier in the year.

So the Recorder has looked back at some of the stories we’ve covered over the past 12 months to remind you.

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16 minutes ago

One brothel is shut down every week in the borough on average.

Yesterday, 18:16

Redbridge’s Asian community was treated to a lively afternoon of music and dance to celebrate their past achievement and the New Year.

Yesterday, 17:08

In the last six months, CCTV cameras in Ilford have helped with 818 incidents including 50 violent crimes.

Yesterday, 15:50

A 17-year-old boy died after being chased and repeatedly stabbed in a gang-related attack, a court has heard.

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