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<![CDATA[News]]> http://www.ilfordrecorder.co.uk 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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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