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Gants Hill station's ticket office is one of many in London set for closure

Tube strike: Central line staff to take industrial action over ticket office closures

Staff on the Tube are to stage to fresh industrial action in a long-running row over ticket office closures.

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Wes Streeting, deputy leader of the Redbridge Labour Group and cabinet member for health wellbeing

Affordable housing cash spent on temporary accommodation in Redbridge

More than £7million earmarked for affordable housing has been used to provide temporary accommodation to the homeless.

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Tony Parker, is disabled and is in a wheelchair but when he went to get on a bus, the bus driver told him that he wasn't allowed to get on because there was no room for him.

Disabled Chadwell Heath man refused entry onto bus

Transport for London (TfL) is investigating claims a disabled man was refused entry on a bus in Chadwell Heath.

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A couple returned home after they were called by a firefighter telling them that their kitchen was filled with smoke after they left their dishwasher on.

Seven Kings couple rush home from holiday to dishwasher fire

A kitchen was set alight last night after a couple left their dishwasher on when they left their house to go on holiday.

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Daniel Milne, reference number 02RC/438435

Can you help the police trace these men?

Police are asking the public for help in tracking down two men wanted for various offences.

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Highbeam House development in Woodford Green. Picture: Grant Frazer

Woodford Green property buyers offered £35k worth of free add-ons

High-end property buyers are being offered new incentives to help them part with their cash.

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Khurram Shahzad, 30, was jailed for 21 months (Picture: British Transport Police)

Ilford pervert jailed over ‘predatory’ Tube sex assaults

A sexual predator from Ilford has been jailed for two separate assualts on a terrified Brentwood teen.

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plans for the exterior of La Sala, Woodford Green

La Sala granted licence for controversial Woodford Bridge restaurant

A controversial restaurant backed by Premiership footballers has been granted a licence after agreeing to shorten its opening hours.

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Cllr Muhammed Javed, cabinet member for housing

Deadline for landlords’ HMO amnesty approaching

Landlords in Redbridge have until the end of the month to take advantage of the council’s HMO licensing amnesty before facing enforcement action.

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A Greater Anglia train at Ilford train Station.

Travel news: Delays to train services over

07.51 - Train services now returning to normal in and out of Liverpool Street station.

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Council to bid for £4m of new transport projects

A bid for more than £4million for new transport projects in Redbridge will be made next week.

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Picture: Dave Thompson/PA Wire.

Police appeal for witnesses to dog attack in Clayhall Park

A man and his leashed dog was attacked by a free-roaming dog while walking in a park.

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Boyband impressed in the semi-finals of Got To Dance despite having lost their fifth member Corey to injury

Hainault teen to battle it out in Sky1’s Got To Dance final

A Hainault teenager has got to the finals of a primetime television talent contest despite his dance troupe losing a member to injury.

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Another 24-hour strike could bring misery to a million Central line commuters if the ASLEF train drivers' strike goes ahead on Wednesday, September 17 (photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Central line strikes could continue in September

Central line commuters could face a repeat of Friday’s strike action in September if drivers cannot reach an agreement with Underground bosses.

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Nurse admits sexual relationship with teenage patient

A nurse could be struck-off after admitting to having a sexual relationship with a vulnerable teenage patient.

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plans for the exterior of La Sala, Woodford Green

Decision over licence for controversial TOWIE restaurant backed by Premiership footballers expected today

A decision over whether to grant a licence to a controversial restaurant backed by Premiership footballers is expected today.

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Costa staff at the event on Saturday. From left to right: Mohamed Boughaid (barista maestro) Rimon Islam (OPS manager) Wiloa Zarzyczna (assistant manager) and Antony Tagliamonti (franchisee at Costa)

Staff pedal for poverty at Woodford Bridge cafe

It was thirsty work at a Woodford Bridge cafe last weekend as staff pedalled to raise cash for poor coffee growers.

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Graham Borrott, during his period as Redbridge mayor in 1987/88 (Picture: Pat Borrott)

Council veteran Graham Borrott dies of heart failure

Former Redbridge councillor Graham Borrott, who spent more than 30 years representing Aldborough and Barkingside, has died at the age of 77.

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Jas Athwal, leader of the council

Decision over replacement for axed Area Committees due next week

Discussions over proposals to replace Redbridge Council’s Area Committees with new Local Forums will take place next week.

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Cllr Helen Coomb, cabinet member for planning and regeneration

Competition to give Barkingside residents chance to name new town square

The chance to make a mark on the history of Barkingside is on offer with the launch of a new competition.

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Phil Smith works as manager of housing standards for Redbridge Council (Picture: Phil Smith)

Council worker helps police nab Ilford bag snatcher

An eagle-eyed council worker has been praised by police for helping catch a bag snatcher.

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Marie Segal

Vicar urges people to give generously to ‘needed’ food bank

A vicar is urging people to start putting food aside for this year’s harvest appeal.

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Pav Paul, 22. Picture: Channel 5

Goodmayes Big Brother finalist Pav Paul relieved at leaving reality TV show

Goodmayes businessman Pavandeep Paul, who swapped the property business for a month on reality TV show, Big Brother, says he is relieved to be back home.

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A race at Redbridge Cycling Centre

£200k of improvements for popular cycling centre

Redbridge Cycling Centre is set to undergo a £180,000 revamp under new proposals being discussed by the council.

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Charity golf tournament hopes to raise thousands for Woodford Green special school

Volunteers are hoping to raise thousands of pounds for a special school in Woodford Green with a charity golf day.

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Aleesha Ali 4 and Isra Ali 7 at a  fun day which was held at the Ford Centre in Ilford to raise money for Human Appeal for victims of the Gaza conflict.

Students host fun day to raise money for Gaza victims

Students on their summer holiday organised a family fun day to raise money in solidarity with victims of the Gaza conflict.

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Motorists encouraged to take advantage of relaxed parking enforcement this bank holiday

Relaxed parking restrictions are set to be trailed across Redbridge this bank holiday Monday.

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Cyclists at Redbridge Cycling Centre

Redbridge Cycling Centre to host free electric bike show

Have a go on an electric bicycle at Redbridge Cycling Centre this Sunday.

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Ilford branch staff at Yorkshire Building Society Amanda Kelly, Neesha Popat, Priya Mitra and Donna Maloney celebrating the society's 150th anniversary with a tea party.

Building society hosts tea party to mark 150 years

Customers at Yorkshire Building Society in Ilford enjoyed some tea and cake as the branch celebrated its 150th anniversary.

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Hannah Chowdhry, 10, with her fossil. Picture: Wilson Chowdhry

Ilford fossil-hunter finds 65-million-year-old extinct animal

A fossil-hunter has made her second discovery after finding a 65-million-year-old extinct marine mollusc.

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Gants Hill Underground station, one of many Central line stops affected today

Travel chaos feared as strike hits Central line

Central line users in Redbridge face travel chaos today because of a strike by Tube drivers.

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Redbridge GCSEs 2014: Woodford County High School

Nearly 100 per cent of pupils at Woodford County High got five or more GCSEs above a grade D, data from Redbridge Council shows.

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Carly Torrington at V Festival in 2010

Tribute to young Newbury Park woman who died from rare genetic disorder

A young woman who was left paralysed and blind from an extremely rare genetic disorder has died after a rapid deterioration in her health.

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Students Mashkoor Ahmed 16, Joe Guntupalli 16, Saif Hussain 15 and Prashan Nesarakah 15 celebrating their GCSE's at Ilford County High in Ilford.

Ilford Pictures: GCSE results day 2014

We’ve been out visiting schools across Redbridge this morning for GCSE results day.

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Redbridge GCSEs 2014: Caterham High School

Nearly four in five (78 per cent) pupils at Caterham High School achieved five or more GCSEs at grade C or above, according to provisional results.

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Thousands of students are picking up their GCSE results today

Redbridge GCSEs 2014: Woodbridge High School

Woodbridge High School pupils are celebrating after provisional results showed 72 per cent of them got five or more A*-Cs in their GCSEs this year.

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Redbridge GCSEs 2014: Trinity Catholic High School

Around 80 per cent of students at Woodford Green’s Trinity Catholic High School obtained more than five A*-Cs in their GCSEs – including in English and maths, provisional results say.

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King Solomon head Dr Paul Doherty

Redbridge GCSEs 2014: King Solomon High School

Three in four pupils (76 per cent) at King Solomon High School achieved five or more A*-Cs grades in the GCSEs, provisional results from Redbridge Council show.

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Thousands of students are picking up their GCSE results today

Redbridge GCSEs 2014: Wanstead High School

Three in five pupils at Wanstead High School achieved at least five A*-Cs in GCSE subjects including English and maths, Redbridge Council has said.

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Children enjoying themselves at one of the Splash days at the Fairlop Outdoor Activity Centre. [Picture: Redbridge Council]

Pictures: An adventurous summer for the children of Redbridge

The Recorder has been keeping an eye on the exciting variety of activities that are keeping the children entertained this summer.

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Khurram Shahzad, 30, was jailed for 21 months (Picture: British Transport Police)

Ilford pervert jailed over ‘predatory’ Tube sex assaults

A sexual predator from Ilford has been jailed for two separate assualts on a terrified Brentwood teen.

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Ashley Kissin

Redbridge mayor Cllr Ashley Kissin makes call for Recorder Young Citizen Award nominations

Redbridge’s new mayor has urged people to put forward their nominations for the Young Citizen Awards.

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Drake has cancelled his Wireless London performance (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for ESPN)

Fans devastated after Drake cancels Wireless London festival

Rapper Drake has pulled out of his headline appearances at this weekend’s Wireless Festival in London, leaving fans devastated.

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