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Homelessness has been branded the “human cost of the housing crisis” as the row over where to build new homes in the borough heated up.

The students at Woodford County High wrote and performed a pantomime for Haven House Children's Hospice

Children at Haven House Hospice enjoyed a special performance of the classic fairy tale Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

Nightingale Primary School in Ashbourne Road, South Woodford. Picture: Google Street View

Nightingale Primary School in Ashbourne Avenue has partially re-opened after legionella bacteria was found in its water supply.

Alan Mair, head of RE at Trinity Catholic High School, who has just completed his sixth marathon in 12 months

On turning 50 teacher Alan Mair’s sister remarked that he better take more care of himself now he had reached middle age.

Nightingale Primary School in Ashbourne Road, South Woodford. Picture: Google Street View

A school has had to close its doors after bacteria was found in its water supply.

Jas Athwal, leader of the Redbridge Labour Group

Housing was the main topic of discussion as councillors clashed over the landlord registration scheme.

The fatal crash happened on the junction between Lodge Avenue and Neasham Road in Dagenham.

A driver is facing years behind bars after killing his two best friends and seriously injuring a woman in a high-speed crash.

The River Roding flood in 2000.

Cllr Paul Canal believes more can be done to protect homes.

The Mayor of Redbridge Ashley Kissin, Mayoress of Redbridge, Stephen Day, Rubie Charalambous, Eve Conway-Gazhi, Jaz Atwal with winners Grace Mowatt, 24, Isabella Field, nine, James Fox, 16 and Tomomi Maleolm, 12 at the Exchange Ilford for the Young Citizens awards

The friends and families of the Young Citizen Award winners 2014 gathered together to celebrate their success last week.

Simon Litt, mayoress Hilary Kissin, mayor Ashley Kissin and Trudi Simmons at the meeting

The latest news from Redbridge’s clubs and societies.

Pupils at Highlands Primary School celebrating Chinese New Year. Picture: Highlands Primary School

Colourful celebrations marking Chinese new year have kicked off across Redbridge.

Jas Athwal, leader of the Redbridge Labour Group

Councillors also field questions from the public on education, housing and the London Mayoral election.

Valentines Mansion

The stories of the hundreds of Belgian refugees who settled in the borough during the Great War are set to be told.

Graham Gooch was talking on behalf of Sporting Celebrities to raise money for Haven House, in High Road, Woodford Green (pic: Gary Taylor/Sporting Celebrities)

Two cricket stars helped raise hundreds of pounds for a children’s charity, discussing England’s chances at the ongoing World Cup.

Ecstatic children at opening of Redbridge Tribe

More than 150 children and parents have come together to celebrate the launch of a synagogue youth group.

The Redbridge Music Service in action

Young musicians will take to the streets to drum up support to keep Redbridge Music Service’s council funding on Monday.

f Mike Gatting (left) and Graham Gooch PA PHOTOS

Two of England’s larger-than-life characters will regale tales of their successful careers tonight at a fundraising event.

Staff at Uphall Primary school have been growing their hair out for charity, and are having it cut at the school to donate to the Little Princess Trust which makes wigs.

Everyone at the School are invited to have a

A whole school changed their looks in the name of charity last week – some a little more than others.

Ian Duncan Smith, Conservative MP for Chingford and Woodford Green.

Conservative donors were offered the chance to join Chingford and Woodford Green MP Iain Duncan Smith for a gruelling 10K Iron Man challenge in an exclusive silent auction.

Brian Martin's Dali-esque discovery at Wanstead Rugby Club. Picture: @BriRMar

A mysterious, oversized pocket watch, has been discovered by a park walker.

David Perry, 52. Picture: Metropolitan Police

A black cab driver has admitted sexually assaulting a woman after she fell asleep in his taxi.

Criminals are stealing high value cars using gadgets

Land Rovers believed to have been stolen from Redbridge have been found in containers destined for Kenya at a shipping port in Suffolk.

Restaurant owner Asad Ahmed

The owner of a curry house has been left “scared” for his business after his restaurant was burgled.

Natasha Argent, 25, on ITV's Take Me Out. Picture: Steven Peskett/ITV

A tennis coach has vowed to “remain friends” with her date following an appearance on a TV dating show.

Marjorie Tappenden

A pensioner who killed a cyclist was sentenced to a community order today and suspended from driving for three years.

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