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Woodford Green stage school founder named entrepreneur of the year

The founder of one of the fastest growing performing arts companies in the UK has won a prestigious award for his work.

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Brambles the donkey led the annual Palm Sunday procession organised by St Paul's Goodmayes in Barley Lane, Goodmayes, and St John's the Evangelist in Seven Kings. Photo credit: Jonathan Evens

Donkey leads the Palm Sunday procession from Goodmayes to Seven Kings

A donkey called Brambles led the annual Palm Sunday procession through the borough with more than 100 people attending a service at St Paul’s Goodmayes beforehand.

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Cyclists protest outside Redbrige Town Hall after a cyclist is killed. Fom left to right: Dave Wong,Donnachadh McCarthy, Will Nickell and Steve Routley. Photo credit- David Mirz

Campaigners demand safer bike lanes for Redbridge cyclists after Kevin Lane death

Campaigners are demanding improved bike lanes in Redbridge to increase safety following the death of a cyclist.

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Rosie Mei with mum Yuen.

Couple who lost baby girl supporting Woodford Green hospice where she died

A couple who tragically lost their baby girl before her first birthday have funded another child’s care at the hospice where she died.

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Greater Anglia services between Liverpool Street and Shenfield have been affected.

False alarm at Ilford causes train delays and cancellations through Romford

A false alarm near Ilford station caused train delays and cancellations this morning.

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Dementia patients and familes ‘distressed’ at move out of Chadwell Heath centre

Dementia sufferers and their families are devastated at being moved out of a centre in Chadwell Heath.

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Left to right: Sharon Ritchie, 45, Patricia Moses, 44 and Carole Moses, 50

Video: Family of hit-and-run victim Christopher Ritchie demand justice

The family of a hit-and-run victim are calling for the law to be rewritten as the hunt for his killer continues.

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Eddie Izzard with MP Mike Gapes in the high street

Eddie Izzard interview: Comedian talks politics on Barkingside visit

Shoppers in Barkingside were greeted by comedian Eddie Izzard this morning.

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Redbridge Council make millions in parking fines from CCTV cameras

Redbridge Council received more than £5.5m in parking and traffic fines between 2008 and 2013, a report has revealed.

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Ask Mobiles and Computers in Cameron Road, Seven Kings. Picture: Google

Ilford and Seven Kings shops caught buying ‘stolen’ mobile phones

Police are starting an investigation into two mobile phone shops in Ilford and Seven Kings after they appeared in a BBC probe into the sale of stolen phones.

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Mohammed, second on the right and Hannah, second from the left, completed the walk for charity

Interns raise £600 for Barnardos after walking more than 13 miles to Barkingside

A group of Barnardo’s interns raised more than £600 for the charity after walking half a marathon.

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The Whittington Hospital in North London (Picture: Steve Parsons)

Ilford doctor pleads not guilty in UK’s first female genital mutilation case

An Ilford doctor has denied performing female genital mutilation (FGM) while working at a hospital.

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Pc Phillip Walters

Redbridge police will commemorate officer killed in the line of duty in Ilford

Redbridge police will be commemorating an officer killed in the line of duty 19 years ago.

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Redbridge police will offer advice about scams at awareness event

Redbridge police will be offering advice about scams targetting the elderly at an awareness raising event in Wanstead.

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Simon Hughes and Pam Forsyth, CEO of Relate North East London

Simon Hughes visit highlights need for mediation

Minister of state for justice Simon Hughes paid a visit to Relate in Ilford last week and encouraged people to use mediation when seperating.

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Seven temporary classrooms installed in Redbridge since 2010

Seven temporary classrooms, costing £70,000, have been installed by the council to cope with the demand for school places since September 2010.

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Man imprisoned after brandishing plank of wood and kicking police constable in Ilford

A 37-year-old man has been imprisoned for 12 weeks after pleading guilty to possession of an offensive weapon and assaulting a constable.

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Police want to speak to this man in relation to the assault on March 16.

Do you know this man? Commuter headbutted at Ilford station

Police are hunting a man who told a commuter he had a knife before headbutting him at Ilford railway station.

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Man in hospital with head injuries after motorbike crash in Manford Way, Hainault

A motorcyclist was taken to hospital with head injuries this morning after a crash in Hainault.

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Eddie Izzard. Picture: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Comedian Eddie Izzard meeting shoppers in Barkingside tomorrow

Comedian Eddie Izzard will be out and about in Barkingside tomorrow.

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Nitya Anterag, 10, and Ram Anterag, six, looking at the Kelvin Hughes exhibition at Redbridge Museum

Gallery: History of navigational company explored in new Redbridge Museum exhibition

Industry in Britain is said to have died a death over the last few decades, with the majority of the items we buy manufactured overseas.

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The track is a remix of Kanye West's Bound 2 (Picture: Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

London duo Sigma top singles chart

London-based dance duo Sigma have gone straight in at number one in the singles chart with a remix of a Kanye West song.

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