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MPs and peers packed pencil cases with pens and stationary that will be sent to help children in Africa.

New CCTV set up outside an Ilford school is not “just to spy on parents” illegally dropping off their children on zigzag lines, Redbridge Council confirmed.

Redbridge Council said the government has “listened to common sense” after the prime minister announced plans to lift the cap on the amount councils can borrow to build more homes.

A child was hit by a car in Clayhall.

A 24-storey housing complex is one step closer to being completed after the final unit of concrete was poured in Ilford.

Redbridge Council has been named as the best local authority in England for providing “joined-up care”.

Permit parking could be introduced to 90 roads in Ilford, after Redbridge Council confirmed it will be holding a consultation on the idea.

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon in Ilford.

There were more than 1,000 people killed or injured on the borough’s roads last year, figures have revealed.

An Orpington man who drove an “excessively overweight” car filled with bricks and hard core along the M11 in Chigwell has been fined more than £2,300.

Two Ilford residents have already been fined for not putting their rubbish in red bin liners following the introduction of an anti fly-tipping pilot scheme on Monday (September 24).

Ilford residents will be fined for not putting out their rubbish in red bin liners

Badgers, amphibians, rare birds and reptiles may be re-housed from their existing habitats in a contested section of land near Fairlop Waters Country Park set to become the site of a lorry through road.

If you thought those little yellow tickets were just used for parking fines, think again.

A petition opposing the proposed closure of walk-in services at an Ilford polyclinic has gained more than 4,000 signatures and the unanimous backing of Redbridge Council.

The tragic death of a rough sleeper has prompted the council to write to the government and urge it reform its immigration policy.

A total of 703 affordable homes weren’t built when they should have been, a report has shown.

Around 80 people had their say on what to include in a legal definition of Islamophobia at London-wide consultation in Hainault.

Families claim they have been left footing the bill for their disabled relatives’ care after Redbridge Council failed to tell them about funding changes.

A £7million cultural quarter will be built in Ilford after Redbridge Council voted it through at a cabinet meeting.

Ilford hate preacher Anjem Choudary remains “genuinely dangerous”, the prisons minister has warned ahead of his release from prison next month.

The seat of Ilford South is to remain unaltered under the latest Boundary Commission proposals, while the Wanstead area will be subsumed by Ilford North.

Almost £34m of Redbridge Council’s pension fund is indirectly invested in companies involved with fracking, new data reveals.

Five blocks of flats are set to be built on the site of a disused Newbury Park synagogue in spite of concerns the scheme will offer no affordable housing.

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

Ilford South MP Mike Gapes has insisted he has not resigned from the Labour Party, but refused to comment on allegations that he was ready to do so over “the stain of anti-semitism”.

A former Hainault pub-turned-builder’s merchants may be reduced to rubble and replaced with a seven-storey apartment complex if a planning application gets the green light.

Redbridge is ranked second worst in the country for falling short of its government target for building new homes, new figures reveal.

More must be done to eradicate rough sleeping in addition to the government’s new £100m plan to end the problem by 2027, the council and Salvation Army have warned.

The ex-chief of a disabled women’s charity who quit amid a council investigation claims that the organisation is on the brink of closing down due to lack of funding.

Ponds at a former beauty spot in Wanstead have started to dry up as a result of the heatwave.

The head of a charity supporting elderly and disabled women in the borough has resigned amid a Redbridge Council investigation into the organisation’s practices.

Redbridge Council is investigating after a converted outhouse that does not have planning permission was listed for sale as a home worth £125,000 – but only to cash buyers.

Outraged wildlife campaigners are protesting plans to create a haul road within the boundary of Fairlop Waters Local Nature Reserve (LNR) fearing that a barrage of lorries will frighten away rare birds and harm trees.

A new housing development in Ilford, offering 37 affordable homes is scheduled to be completed by the end of summer.

More than a 100 residents took the opportunity to look over plans for the new Wanstead swimming pool and leisure complex which will be built on Redbridge Lane West.

Redbridge Council’s chief financial officer let friends from Havering sit on an interview panel, a former employee has claimed.

Redbridge residents face being “cut off and disenfranchised” if the council decides to quietly do away with monthly Local Forums during a behind-closed-doors review.

The London Fire Brigade (LFB) has asked Redbridge Council to ban barbeques in public spaces after it was called out to 47 grass fires in the month of July in the borough alone.

Redbridge has a teaching crisis and schools are not able to retain staff, a union representative has said.

The designs for the new Wanstead swimming pool are about to be unveiled.

Redbridge Council’s transparency and openness has been called into question after it was revealed that a full report clearing a Labour councillor of misconduct will never be published.

Violent crime is rising in the borough, the latest figures have revealed.

A Labour Councillor accused of flouting planning regulations has been cleared by an independent investigation conducted on behalf of Redbridge Council.

Around 100 homeless residents are set to find respite in South Woodford after a three-storey temporary housing scheme has been approved.


Struggling to find a buyer for your home in a slower market? We speak to Ilford property expert Nina Kaura from Portico about the Crossrail effect and why getting things right first time will get you the best price for your property.

Exchange Ilford is a shopping centre on a mission to make it a more welcoming and accessible place to the people of Redbridge.

An Ilford shoe retailer and podiatry practice is taking the next step with a move to a new shop just a few doors down.

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