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File photo dated 13/06/08 of a pupil after an exam as dozens of GCSEs, AS and A-levels are set to be ditched in the latest stage of a major shake-up of exams.

Redbridge GCSEs 2014: Anxious pupils to find out results today

The nail-biting wait will be over today for students across Redbridge receiving their GCSE results.

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Woodford Green Library

Controversial plans to move Woodford Green library ‘on the back burner’ after opposition

Controversial plans to move Woodford Green Library have been “put on the back burner” after opposition from residents.

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Chief executive of Redbridge College, Theresa Drowley

Head of Redbridge College blames damning Ofsted report on “economics” of the area

The head of Redbridge College has defended its teaching standards and success rates after a damning Ofsted report highlighted a catalogue of failings.

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Cllr Ross Hatfull and Redbridge police's Mark Hill with shopkeepers Halil Ibrahim Binboga, Jagvinder Singh, Mustafa Demir and Kamal Singh (Picture: Ellie Hoskins)

Super-strength alcohol ban comes into force

A crackdown on the sale of super-strength alcohol came into force yesterday.

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Rabbi Aryeh Sufrin

Jewish and Muslim leaders focus on keeping Redbridge peaceful in wake of Gaza conflict

Jewish and Muslim faith leaders have said they are working hard to keep the peace in the wake of the Gaza conflict.

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Ilford Lane thief jailed for 21 months after getaway taxi stays stationary

A opportunistic thief who stole hundreds of pounds of razors and shower gel from an Ilford Lane shop was caught after the taxi he called to flee the scene failed to drive off.

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The new sergeants at Ilford police station

Police to push for more officers as force faces ‘exceptionally busy weekend’

Police called for reinforcements from other boroughs on Friday as they were faced with an “exceptionally busy” period.

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plans for the exterior of La Sala, Woodford Green

La Sala applies for shorter opening hours at TOWIE restaurant ahead of licensing hearing

A decision on the future of a controversial TOWIE-inspired restaurant backed by Premiership football stars will be made on Tuesday.

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Lena D'Sivla 5, Ria D'Sivla 6 and Hadassah Staniland 7 taking part in the Creative Crockery event at Valentines Mansion in Ilford.

Creative colourful crockery at Valentines Mansion and Gardens

Children were invited to take inspiration from their beautiful surroundings as the painted crockery at Valentines Mansion this morning.

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Prime Minister David Cameron who has said that the advance of Islamic State extremists poses a clear danger to the future safety of Britain's streets as he explained his decision to arm Kurdish fighters.

Islamic State threat is ‘exaggerated’ says South Woodford imam

Islamic State (IS), the radical jihadist group making strong gains in Iraq and Syria, is not a threat to this country, according to a South Woodford imam.

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A crane along the quay side at Tilbury Docks in Essex.

RAMFEL speaks out in support of Tilbury dock migrants and emergency authorities

A leading support group for migrants’ rights has praised emergency authorities for prioritising the health of the 35 Tilbury container stowaways.

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Police have launched an appeal after two women were allegedly assaulted outside a nightclub

Women injured in ‘altercation’ with larger group of women outside nightclub

An appeal has been made for witnesses after an alleged assault on two women outside a nightclub.

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Police are investigating reports of vehicle thefts in the borough

Organised crime linked to spate of van thefts

A spate of van thefts could be linked to organised crime, police have revealed.

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Wes Streeting at Hainault Forest where they are having donkey and train rides for children until the end of August as part of their summer activities.

Deputy council leader gives Hainault Forest Country Park revamp seal of approval

The deputy council leader met donkeys and took a ride on a park train at a revamped park.

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The Ford Fiesta involved in the crash.

Woman cut free from car wreckage after Seven Kings car crash

A woman had to be cut from her car after a road traffic accident in High Road, Seven Kings.

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Mayor cllr Ashley Kissin visits Redbridge disabled womens welfare association at the Jack Carter centre

Mayor joins Redbridge Disabled Women’s Welfare Association for lunch

The Redbridge Disabled Women’s Welfare Association (RDWWA) had a special guest at their welcome lunch earlier today.

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A Greater Anglia train at Ilford train Station.

Greater Anglia and Network Rail ‘genuinely sorry’ for summer disruptions as action plan announced

Under-pressure train bosses have apologised to customers and vowed to take “urgent action” to improve the much maligned service.

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Redbridge Town Hall in High Road, Ilford.

Redbridge Council leads the way in services for the deaf

Redbridge Council is the first local authority in the country to be recognised for the services it provides for deaf or hard of hearing staff and customers.

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103yr old marathon runner Fauja Singh

World’s oldest marathon runner Fauja Singh set to open East London fun run

A centenarian marathon runner is showing no signs of slowing down as he prepares to open a fun run in East London.

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Wanstead Rugby Club in Woodford Green held a dog show and family fun day.

Gallery: Dogs compete for top titles at Woodford Green dog show

Dogs and their owners were put through their paces at a dog show and family fun day yesterday (Sun).

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General view of the internet search engine Google

Thousands of Redbridge residents targeted by internet criminals

More than 63,000 Redbridge residents have had their personal details stolen and put up for sale on the “dark web” by criminals.

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Young Citizen Award nominee Sayankan Sivakumar from Ilford

High-flying cadet nominated for Young Citizen Award

A teenager who has travelled across the world to represent the Royal Air Force has been nominated for a Young Citizen Award.

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Boyband appearing in their audition on Got to Dance series five.

Hainault dancer makes it to Got to Dance live shows

A Hainault teenager and his group have made it to the semi-finals of a TV dance competition.

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BBC Asian network's DJ Limelight

Ilford’s BBC DJ Limelight to bring mix tent alive at London Mela

A DJ who helped shape a music scene is preparing to perform at Europe’s biggest Asian music festival.

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The new Crossrail trains will be rolled out in 2017. Picture: TfL

Boom or bust? A town ready to make most of new train link

It’s been hailed as a catalyst to investment in Redbridge – and the Crossrail factor can already been seen in the borough.

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Clayhall children's author Tariq Rana at a signing of his book Five Baby Blackbirds

Author launches children’s novel to inspire youngsters

A father has written and published his own children’s book.

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Monica Nahar, 18, at Mayfield School

Redbridge A-levels 2014: Mayfield student who missed out on university spot overjoyed after high grades secure place

A student preparing for a gap year in Cambodia after being rejected by university medicine courses is now heading into further education after achieving high A-level grades.

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Jesse and Nick Bassi. set up their shop Childsplay clothing in Ilford, which is where they sell designer baby clothes (e.g. - Prada, Dolce and Gobana, etc) which now sell all over the world. 
Jesse Bassi, at his shop.

Children’s designer fashion shop in Ilford to feature in TV documentary

Two brothers who own a successful designer clothing shop for babies and children will feature in a TV documentary.

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Students with their A-level results at Mayfield School

Gallery: Mayfield School’s students celebrating after A-levels success

Staff at Mayfield School were “very proud” after their A-level results went up from last year.

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From left to right 13-year-olds Abdul Torkmani, Ali Ahmed, Mahmudal Hoque, Riann Rahman, Joey Foster, Afsand Rashid, Mathew Botterill, Ahmad Minhas, Sayed Ahmed. Picture: Katie Dwight

Mayfield pupils rewarded for reading on trip to White Hart Lane

Pupils were rewarded for their hard work on a reading scheme with a trip to a top football stadium.

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Aj Addekan, 18, who got an A* and two As, Ereel Ayuni, 18, who got two A*s and one A, Dasina Kevai, 18, who got two A*s and one A, James Wootton, 18, who got an A* and two As and Isaac Everingham, 18, who got three A*s and then an A in his further maths AS-level, at Valentines High School

Gallery: ‘Smiley faces’ all round at Valentines High School’s A-levels results day

There were “smiley faces” all round at Valentines High School after students discovered their A-level results.

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Students Saakshi Bansal, 18, Khan Anusha, 18, Stephanie Constantinou, 18, Munraj Dhillon, 18, Kim Hepburn, 18, Kayla Roberts, 18, and celebrating their A-level results at Beal High School

Gallery: Beal High School students celebrating after A-levels success

Students from Beal High School were up bright and early to celebrate their “excellent” A-level grades yesterday.

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Chigwell School students celebrating after receiving their results. [Picture: Chigwell School]

Redbridge A-levels 2014: Chigwell School

Pupils at Chigwell School are celebrating after bagging an impressive set of A-level results.

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Lee Scott MP

Ilford North MP Lee Scott named special needs tsar by David Cameron

The prime minister has appointed Ilford North MP Lee Scott to become the country’s special needs envoy in order to help get young people into employment.

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Saimon Khan, 18. Picture: Tajpal Dhamu

Redbridge A-levels 2014: Seven Kings High School

Sixth form students have helped push up a school’s “value added” scores on A-level results day.

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Monica Nahar, 18, at Mayfield School

Redbridge A-levels 2014: Mayfield student who didn’t gain university place ‘excited’ by strong results

A high-flyer who missed out on a university place is remaining upbeat after achieving strong A-levels.

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From left to right, 18-year-olds Ameenul Islam, Joseph McParland and Gerard Jones. Picture: Tajpal Dhamu

Redbridge A-levels 2014: Palmer Catholic Academy

A-level students have helped their school record its “best results ever” after excelling in their exams this year.

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Aj Addekan, 18, who got an A* and two As, Ereel Ayuni, 18, who got two A*s and one A, Dasina Kevai, 18, who got two A*s and one A, James Wootton, 18, who got an A* and two As and Isaac Everingham, 18, who got three A*s and then an A in his further maths AS-level, at Valentines High School

Redbridge A-levels 2014: Valentines High School student will be first in family to attend university

A student feeling “over the moon” at his A-levels success will be the first person in his family to attend university.

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Saakshi Bansal, 18, and Safa Acmosawi, 18, picking up their A-level results at Beal High School

Redbridge A-levels 2014: Beal High School student feeling ‘awesome’ after achieving four A*s

A teenager has bagged herself a place at Cambridge University after achieving four A*s.

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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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Ilford Lane thief jailed for 21 months after getaway taxi stays stationary

A opportunistic thief who stole hundreds of pounds of razors and shower gel from an Ilford Lane shop was caught after the taxi he called to flee the scene failed to drive off.

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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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