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An eye-witness said the “horrific” scene of a motorcycle crash where a 20-year-old biker and his teenage passenger died will never be forgotten.

Tributes to the 20-year-old motorbike rider and his 16-year-old passenger who died after a collision with a pedestrian in Clayhall

Floral tributes have been left at the scene where two young men died in a motorcycle crash.

Woodford Avenue at the junction with Lord Avenue, where the crash happened. Pic: Google Streetview

A 20-year-old motorbike rider and his 16-year-old passenger have been killed after a crash involving a pedestrian.

Man 'A' Photo credit: Met Police

Police have released these two CCTV images of two men in connection with a burglary at a children’s nursery.

Residents protesting the closure of traffic gates Cavendish Ave in Woodford

“Traffic is terrible down the high road at the moment and it will be even worse when these gates are closed.”

A robin. Picture: PA/Simon Cooper

The latest news from Redbridge’s clubs and societies.

Russell Brand with Fiona Snowball and Chris Fallon, both helped to recovery by 1NE in the Broadway, Woodford Green

A campaign supported by comedian Russell Brand has helped save a rehab centre from closure after it received £25,000 in public donations.

Dr Sahar Hussain Photo credit: Central/ Javi Casado

The career of a GP hangs in the balance after she was found guilty on Wednesday of assaulting two Tube workers when she had trouble getting through the ticket gate.

The fox cub trapped in the football net.

A fox cub, only a few weeks old, nearly scored an own goal when it caught its neck in a back garden football net.

Dancers from the Redbridge Youth Council

Young and the more senior among us came together this week to mark the 50th anniversary since the borough’s formation.

From L-R, Cllr Emma Best, Conservative candidate for Chingford and Woodford Green Iain Duncan Smith MP, Cllr Tom McLaren, Joel Herga and resident Liz Wheatley protesting the traffic gate closures.

Residents and councillors have launched a petition to stop the gates shutting.

Geoffrey Brewer, a former councillor and Redbridge mayor who has died

A “larger than life” former councillor who served the borough for more than two decades has died at the age of 87.

Pupils dressed in pink, purple and onesies for Autism Day at Beal High School in Redbridge

Children dressed up in pink and purple to help raise awareness of autism last week at their school.

Imam, Dr Mohammed Fahim, at the South Woodford Mosque

An imam has called for young British Muslims to be proud about living in this country at a youth festival.

Woodbridge high school

A petition has been launched opposing plans to expand a school after they were approved by the council.

Staff from Orchard/Ray lodge and Oakdale Children’s Centres are congratulated by Cllr Elaine Norman

Three Redbridge children’s centres are among a select number to be judged as ‘outstanding’ in the most recent OFSTED inspection.

Black cab David Perry, 'abused position of trust' when preying on sleeping  passengers

A black cab driver has been jailed for 10 years after sexually assaulting two women who both fell asleep in his cab.

Flames 25ft high could be seen tearing through the charcoal store at Wood Oven in George Lane, South Woodford, on Saturday night. Picture: Google Maps

Flames 25 ft high could be seen tearing through the outhouse of a kebab shop in South Woodford on Saturday night.

The Goodmayes Residents Association has been putting on keep-fit classes for its older members and want more people to join them. 

pic Paulette (instructoress)

The latest news from Redbridge’s clubs and societies.

Ilford County High School. Pic: Google Streetview

The leader of Redbridge council has dismissed concerns over the future of the borough’s grammar schools if a Labour government is elected next month.

Give a Dog a Coat Appeal's Lara Evans, pictured, is urging people to knit dog coats or donate old ones for dogs with homeless owners.

Spring might be around the corner but for homeless dogs there is always a chill in the air.

With six weeks left until polling day, the Recorder is launching its coverage of the general election – and we want you to get involved.

The scene in Grove Hill, South Woodford, after a car overturned in a street. Picture: London Ambulance Service

A man has been taken to hospital after his car flipped over in a street.

Community clear-up and fun day in Loxford park

Shovels, brooms and bin bags were at the ready as volunteers cleaned a park.

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Seasons 1-4 on Blu-ray, as well as a shiny new Sony Blu-ray player could be coming your way!

To celebrate the fifth series of George RR Martin and HBO’s epic fantasy Game of Thrones, Ladbrokes is giving away a series one to four Blu-ray box set along with a Sony Blu-ray player to one lucky winner!

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