<![CDATA[News]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:02:32 +0100 <![CDATA[Buses branded with their own route colours going down well in Barkingside]]> /news/buses-branded-with-their-own-route-colours-going-down-well-in-barkingside-1-5114659

Professor Albus Dumbledore, headmaster in the Harry Potter series had a scar the exact shape of the London underground and said it was immensely useful.

1.5114659 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:02:32 +0100
<![CDATA[Plans revealed for Charlie Brown’s Roundabout improvements in South Woodford]]> /news/politics/plans-revealed-for-charlie-brown-s-roundabout-improvements-in-south-woodford-1-5114343

Transport for London (TfL) unveiled proposals for Charlie Brown’s Roundabout to improve safety and address traffic flow.

1.5114343 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 09:14:31 +0100
<![CDATA[Aldborough Hatch gravel pit battle goes on as local forum hears secretary of state will now review controversial application]]> /news/politics/aldborough-hatch-gravel-pit-battle-goes-on-as-local-forum-hears-secretary-of-state-will-now-review-controversial-application-1-5114190

A controversial plan to expand gravel works in Aldborough Hatch will now go before the secretary of state, residents were informed at Redbridge Council’s local forum last night.

1.5114190 Wed, 19 Jul 2017 23:01:29 +0100
<![CDATA[Quiz: Do you know your Ilford from your erm Ilford?]]> /news/environment/quiz-do-you-know-your-ilford-from-your-erm-ilford-1-5113610

With town centre regeneration, chicken shops and 24 hour gyms there is only one Ilford- Or is there?

1.5113610 Wed, 19 Jul 2017 16:12:35 +0100
<![CDATA[Call for tougher rules on absentee landlords as Redbridge Council launches licensing scheme]]> /news/call-for-tougher-rules-on-absentee-landlords-as-redbridge-council-launches-licensing-scheme-1-5113113

A resident says more needs to be done to hold to account “absentee” landlords, who let their properties fall into disrepair and don’t deal with anti-social tenants.

1.5113113 Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:39:01 +0100
<![CDATA[Charity’s mental health workshop encourages children to open up about mental health]]> /news/charity-s-mental-health-workshop-encourages-children-to-open-up-about-mental-health-1-5113087

A charity’s second mental health workshop encouraged schoolchildren to talk about their own mental health.

1.5113087 Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:30:16 +0100
<![CDATA[Funding pledged to Redbridge schools is a political plaster said teacher’s union representative]]> /news/politics/funding-pledged-to-redbridge-schools-is-a-political-plaster-said-teacher-s-union-representative-1-5112648

A teachers’ union representative has called the £1.3 billion announced by the government a political band aid.

1.5112648 Wed, 19 Jul 2017 11:18:15 +0100
<![CDATA[Highlands Primary School’s Year 6 pupil’s celebrate their success at graduation ceremony]]> /news/highlands-primary-school-s-year-6-pupil-s-celebrate-their-success-at-graduation-ceremony-1-5112646

Youngsters at one Redbridge Primary School were brimming with pride this week as they celebrated their achievements with a full graduation ceremony.

1.5112646 Wed, 19 Jul 2017 11:17:46 +0100
<![CDATA[‘All talk and no action’: Redbridge’s London Assembly member slams Sadiq Khan over Fairlop Quarry decision]]> /news/all-talk-and-no-action-redbridge-s-london-assembly-member-slams-sadiq-khan-over-fairlop-quarry-decision-1-5112403

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has refused to speak out against controversial plans to expand gravel extraction works in Fairlop, despite desperate pleas from residents.

1.5112403 Wed, 19 Jul 2017 10:06:30 +0100
<![CDATA[Redbridge schools still need a “significant” cash injection despite the government announcing additional £1.3b funding]]> /news/politics/redbridge-schools-still-need-a-significant-cash-injection-despite-the-government-announcing-additional-1-3b-funding-1-5111968

Despite the government pledging an additional £1.3billon for education, Ilford North MP Wes Streeting has said Redbridge schools will not get any “new money” and still need a “significant” cash injection.

1.5111968 Tue, 18 Jul 2017 18:51:38 +0100
<![CDATA[Forest Gate bus driver carried out sex attack on woman while working on route 25 from Ilford]]> /news/crime-court/bus-driver-from-newham-carried-out-sex-attack-on-tourist-while-driving-route-25-bus-from-ilford-1-5111725

A perverted bus driver from Forest Gate who used his position of trust to sexually assault a woman while he was working has been jailed.

1.5111725 Tue, 18 Jul 2017 17:05:24 +0100
<![CDATA[Redbridge teens spend their school holiday giving back to the community]]> /news/redbridge-teens-spend-their-school-holiday-giving-back-to-the-community-1-5111552

Forget Neflix and hanging out with mates, a group of motivated young people chose to go to work during the school holidays.

1.5111552 Tue, 18 Jul 2017 16:05:53 +0100
<![CDATA[Viva la France! Gearies Primary School pupils celebrate Bastille Day]]> /news/viva-la-france-gearies-primary-school-pupils-celebrate-bastille-day-1-5111234

Pupils at a Gants Hill school were introduced to some of the customs and tastes of their Continental cousins last week.

]]> 1.5111234 Tue, 18 Jul 2017 13:57:52 +0100 <![CDATA[Police called to Goodmayes station following ‘concerns for the welfare’ of a man]]> /news/police-called-to-goodmayes-station-following-concerns-for-the-welfare-of-a-man-1-5110956

A man is now safe after police were called to Goodmayes train station for a “fear for welfare” incident.

]]> 1.5110956 Tue, 18 Jul 2017 12:30:57 +0100 <![CDATA[Downshall Primary School Unity Festival celebrates important message]]> /news/downshall-primary-school-unity-festival-celebrates-important-message-1-5110821

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

1.5110821 Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:51:21 +0100
<![CDATA[Meet the Woodford Green ‘knitting Noras’ helping to keep people in need warm]]> /news/meet-the-woodford-green-knitting-noras-helping-to-keep-people-in-need-warm-1-5110710

This team of knitters are helping to spread some goodness around the world by knitting hundreds of blankets for British people in need.

1.5110710 Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:00:31 +0100
<![CDATA[Police operation to tackle ‘cannabis smoking’ moped rowdies hailed a success]]> /news/crime-court/police-operation-to-tackle-cannabis-smoking-moped-rowdies-hailed-a-success-1-5110101

There has been “a massive decrease” in anti-social behaviour by group of youths who allegedly raced motorbikes, smoked cannabis and set a fence on fire in Clayhall Park, following a 48-hour police operation.

1.5110101 Mon, 17 Jul 2017 18:57:13 +0100
<![CDATA[Driver in critical condition after crash on A406 between Waterworks Roundabout and M11 slip road, South Woodford]]> /news/driver-in-critical-condition-after-crash-on-a406-between-waterworks-roundabout-and-m11-slip-road-south-woodford-1-5110083

A 47-year-old man is in critical condition following a serious crash on the A406 eastbound.

1.5110083 Mon, 17 Jul 2017 18:28:04 +0100
<![CDATA[Ilford town centre regeneration plan prompts concerns about lack of designated cycle lanes]]> /news/ilford-town-centre-regeneration-plan-prompts-concerns-about-lack-of-designated-cycle-lanes-1-5109978

Community groups have raised concerns about cycling proposals in the Ilford town centre regeneration designs.

1.5109978 Mon, 17 Jul 2017 17:29:45 +0100
<![CDATA[Everything is ship-shape as Goodmayes group head to Hastings for Pirate Day]]> /news/everything-is-ship-shape-as-goodmayes-group-head-to-hastings-for-pirate-day-1-5109926

A community group from Goodmayes had a barrel of laughs at an annual swashbuckling celebration.

1.5109926 Mon, 17 Jul 2017 17:07:52 +0100
<![CDATA[Celebrations after Wanstead Library reopens]]> /news/celebrations-after-wanstead-library-reopens-1-5109678

Bookworms won’t be short of a good read after Wanstead Library reopened this weekend with a brand new look.

]]> 1.5109678 Mon, 17 Jul 2017 15:13:55 +0100 <![CDATA[Police station front counter in Barkingside under threat of closure]]> /news/police-station-front-counter-in-barkingside-under-threat-of-closure-1-5109522

Under proposals being put out to consultation, Woodford Police Station may be sold, while the front counter at Barkingside Police Station could be closed to the public.

1.5109522 Mon, 17 Jul 2017 14:43:33 +0100
<![CDATA[A406 blocked eastbound after three vehicle crash]]> /news/a406-blocked-eastbound-after-three-vehicle-crash-1-5109405

The A406 North Circular is blocked off eastbound whilst emergency services attend after a three vehicle crash.

1.5109405 Mon, 17 Jul 2017 13:59:04 +0100
<![CDATA[Missing teenage girl, 16, from Ilford, not seen since Friday]]> /news/missing-teenage-girl-16-from-ilford-not-seen-since-friday-1-5108712

Police are appealing for help to find a teenage girl who is missing from Ilford.

1.5108712 Mon, 17 Jul 2017 10:14:15 +0100
<![CDATA[Clayhall aggravated burglary: Police release e-fit after woman assaulted and threatened at knifepoint]]> /news/crime-court/clayhall-aggravated-burglary-police-release-e-fit-after-woman-assaulted-and-threatened-at-knifepoint-1-5108510

A woman in her early 50s was threatened at knifepoint by two men and told she would be murdered after answering the door to a decoy in Clayhall.

1.5108510 Mon, 17 Jul 2017 08:39:19 +0100

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