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<![CDATA[News]]> http://www.ilfordrecorder.co.uk Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:06:15 +0000 <![CDATA[Jailed: Killer who beat homeless Dagenham man to death in Ilford and torched BMW]]> /news/crime-court/jailed-killer-who-beat-homeless-dagenham-man-to-death-in-ilford-and-torched-bmw-1-5357787

A man who admitted killing a homeless 54-year-old from Dagenham whose body was found next to a burnt-out vehicle in Ilford has been jailed.

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1.5357787 Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:06:15 +0000
<![CDATA[Wanstead councillor steps down from leader duties due to ill health]]> /news/wanstead-councillor-steps-down-from-leader-duties-due-to-ill-health-1-5357648

The Redbridge Conservative group deputy leader has resigned on health grounds.

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1.5357648 Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:32:36 +0000
<![CDATA[The magic of Aladdin comes to Gants Hill with Dragon Theatre panto]]> /news/the-magic-of-aladdin-comes-to-gants-hill-with-dragon-theatre-panto-1-5357307

The classic story of fearless hero Aladdin and the extraordinary genie who appears from a magical lamp is coming to Gants Hill.

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1.5357307 Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:17:50 +0000
<![CDATA[Project to boost participation in football sees Redbridge women score]]> /news/project-to-boost-participation-in-football-sees-redbridge-women-score-1-5357132

Women’s football is now the country’s fourth-largest participation sport - and Redbridge residents are benefitting from an increased spotlight on the activity.

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1.5357132 Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:13:15 +0000
<![CDATA[South Woodford bank robbery foiled after customers jumped on suspect]]> /news/south-woodford-bank-robbery-foiled-after-customers-jumped-on-suspect-1-5357037

Members of the public foiled a robbery in a South Woodford bank after they all piled on top of the suspect to stop him getting away.

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1.5357037 Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:27:29 +0000
<![CDATA[Hospital trust runs up £80m medical blunder bill]]> /news/health/hospital-trust-runs-up-80m-medical-blunder-bill-1-5356405

Medical failings stretching back more than two decades cost the NHS trust which runs King George Hospital millions of pounds a year.

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1.5356405 Tue, 16 Jan 2018 09:08:10 +0000
<![CDATA[One brothel is shut down every week in Redbridge]]> /news/crime-court/one-brothel-is-shut-down-every-week-in-redbridge-1-5356215

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

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1.5356215 Mon, 15 Jan 2018 18:46:23 +0000
<![CDATA[Redbridge’s Asian community celebrate health and wellbeing]]> /news/redbridge-s-asian-community-celebrate-health-and-wellbeing-1-5356128

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

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1.5356128 Mon, 15 Jan 2018 18:16:45 +0000
<![CDATA[More than 800 incidents and 50 violent crimes have been intercepted by HD CCTV in Ilford in the last six months]]> /news/crime-court/more-than-800-incidents-and-50-violent-crimes-have-been-intercepted-by-hd-cctv-in-ilford-in-the-last-six-months-1-5355969

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

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1.5355969 Mon, 15 Jan 2018 17:09:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Ilford gang feud teenager accused denies murder]]> /news/crime-court/ilford-gang-feud-teenage-accused-denies-murder-1-5355794

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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1.5355794 Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:50:40 +0000
<![CDATA[Wanstead recording studio, Pink Bird, attracts rising stars]]> /entertainment/big-names-and-rising-stars-land-at-pink-bird-recording-studio-1-5355700

Big name artists and rising stars from across the capital are taking roost at a recording studio in leafy Wanstead Park.

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1.5355700 Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:32:44 +0000
<![CDATA[More than half of punters paying for sex on Ilford Lane live in Redbridge]]> /news/crime-court/more-than-half-of-residents-using-prostitutes-on-ilford-lane-live-in-redbridge-1-5355207

Between 50-60per cent of the men who use prostitutes in Ilford Lane are said to live in the borough.

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1.5355207 Mon, 15 Jan 2018 12:47:39 +0000
<![CDATA[Teenager debuts documentary retelling the story of late Holocaust survivor from Redbridge]]> /news/teenager-debuts-documentary-retelling-the-story-of-late-holocaust-survivor-from-redbridge-1-5355075

The story of a late Redbridge Holocaust survivor is being retold in a documentary by an aspiring teenage filmmaker.

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1.5355075 Mon, 15 Jan 2018 11:51:53 +0000
<![CDATA[HS2 construction giant Carillion to go into liquidation after Government refuses taxpayer bail-out]]> /news/hs2-construction-giant-carillion-to-go-into-liquidation-after-government-refuses-taxpayer-bail-out-1-5354740

Construction giant Carillion has said it has “no choice but to take steps to enter into compulsory liquidation with immediate effect” after talks failed to find another way to deal with the company’s debts.

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1.5354740 Mon, 15 Jan 2018 09:58:24 +0000
<![CDATA[Dagenham man charged with burglary over haul of luxury goods stolen from Chigwell home]]> /news/dagenham-man-charged-with-burglary-over-haul-of-luxury-goods-stolen-from-chigwell-home-1-5354636

Two men have been charged with burglary after keys to three luxury vehicles, expensive watches and jewellery were taken in Chigwell.

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1.5354636 Mon, 15 Jan 2018 08:19:24 +0000
<![CDATA[Redbridge Council plans to issue £100 fines to residents who pay for sex]]> /news/crime-court/redbridge-council-plans-to-issue-100-fines-to-residents-who-pay-for-sex-1-5354124

Redbridge Council hopes to be the first local authority in the country to issue on the spot £100 fines for attempting to sleep with a prostitute.

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1.5354124 Sat, 13 Jan 2018 23:04:27 +0000
<![CDATA[Police appeal after men lose a leg each in A406 Redbridge crash]]> /news/police-appeal-after-men-lose-a-leg-each-in-a406-redbridge-crash-1-5354119

Two men have had a leg amputated following a serious collision on the A406 flyover above Redbridge Roundabout.

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1.5354119 Sat, 13 Jan 2018 22:11:06 +0000
<![CDATA[A snapshot of England after the Second World War]]> /news/heritage/a-snapshot-of-england-after-the-second-world-war-1-5353302

After the war, I did my National Service at an airbase just outside Braintree in Essex.

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1.5353302 Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:44:26 +0000
<![CDATA[Watch this weekend’s weather forecast: Morning mist and cloudy afternoons]]> /news/watch-this-weekend-s-weather-forecast-morning-mist-and-cloudy-afternoons-1-5352904

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our three-minute Met Office video forecast.

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1.5352904 Fri, 12 Jan 2018 14:20:43 +0000
<![CDATA[Wanstead teenager pays tribute to Leyton Orient war hero at popular High Street pub]]> /news/wanstead-teenager-pays-tribute-to-leyton-orient-war-hero-at-popular-high-street-pub-1-5352853

A Leyton Orient player who died in action during First World War is being remembered at The George pub, in Wanstead High Street thanks to the dedication of a young Os supporter.

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1.5352853 Fri, 12 Jan 2018 13:49:18 +0000
<![CDATA[A look at issues of today: A wedding, an FA Cup final and a skinful]]> /news/a-look-at-issues-of-today-a-wedding-an-fa-cup-final-and-a-skinful-1-5350285

When I heard that Prince Harry’s wedding didn’t earn us a bank holiday I was upset.

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1.5350285 Wed, 10 Jan 2018 18:08:54 +0000
<![CDATA[Spiritual life: Remember implications of greed]]> /news/spiritual-life-remember-implications-of-greed-1-5350274

A goodly word is like a goodly tree whose roots are firmly fixed and its branches reach to the heavens.

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1.5350274 Wed, 10 Jan 2018 17:58:16 +0000
<![CDATA[Q&A: My Ilford]]> /news/q-a-my-ilford-1-5350264

This week we spoke to Keith Prince, who represents Redbridge on the London Assembly, as well as serving as a local Redbridge Councillor for the last 13 years.

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1.5350264 Wed, 10 Jan 2018 17:53:17 +0000
<![CDATA[Recorder letters: Barkingside FC, Momentum, parking and mobile phones]]> /news/recorder-letters-barkingside-fc-momentum-parking-and-mobile-phones-1-5350251

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

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1.5350251 Wed, 10 Jan 2018 17:45:16 +0000
<![CDATA[View from the House: Ministers must get urgent grip of NHS]]> /news/view-from-the-house-ministers-must-get-urgent-grip-of-nhs-1-5350210

2018 is the 70th anniversary of the establishment of our National Health Service by the Labour government of Clement Attlee.

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1.5350210 Wed, 10 Jan 2018 17:29:15 +0000

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