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Orange was the colour of the day at a fundraising event held ahead of Halloween.

Youngsters can raise money while dressing up this Halloween.

Former teacher Usha Chudasama is looking to combat the effects of technology on children.

A former teacher is on a mission to repair the damage technology has done to Redbridge’s ‘socially awkward’ children.

Efit of the courier who collected the cash. Picture: Essex Police

A man in his 60s was conned out of thousands after a fraudster posed as a police officer.

Lee Scott MP

A Conservative MP has stormed into a debate over axed area committees – by announcing that the party will run its own meetings to replace them.

Doctor Joanne Rodda holds a new world triatholon record as the fastest female to have completed the Arch To Arc challenge

A woman has been named a world record holder after running, cycling and swimming from London to Paris.

Neighbours and Conservative councillors at the launch of the 'Save our Suburbs' campaign against proposed development in Wanstead. The plan is soon to go out to public consultation (Picture: Isabel Infantes)

Opposition Tory councillors are bidding to “save our suburbs” from housing development they claim would “ruin the character” of Wanstead and Woodford.

A quad bike rider was in a critical condition in hospital last night after crashing into two vehicles.

Jyotsna Srikanth has been playing the violin since she was five-years-old

A veteran violinist is set to amaze audiences and champion South Indian classical music during a four-date festival.

Owner Nicola Munday outside Hurst House, a stately mansion in Woodford Green which is celebrating its 300th anniversary this year

The fates of the borough’s historic manors have differed dramatically.

An elderly woman was targeted by a distraction burglar this morning, who stole £200 and her bank card.

A man remains in a critical but stable condition after suffering a serious head injury on Sunday.

Amy Childs emerges from her vehicle, phone in hand, after Wednesday evening's accident. Photo: Twitter/@Lipman09

Former The Only Way Is Essex star Amy Childs said she was lucky to be alive after flipping her white Range Rover Autograph Sport last night.

Bedford House

Fears an historic house will be demolished have been renewed after developers submitted amended plans to the council.

Fathima Hilmy, of High Road, Ilford.

A 25-year-old teaching assistant has called out to her Sri Lankan community to help find a donor after doctors said they “could not do anything” until a stem cell match was found.

Firefighters at the scene (Picture: Lawrence Kaizer)

A pregnant woman has been rescued from a blaze in Barkingside High Street.

Police are investigating the origins of a mystery pistol found in Gants Hill.

La Sala's community lunch on Sunday

Footballer-backed La Sala Restaurant hosted a lunch to address residents’ questions ahead of the venue’s launch later this month.

Modality performing for the Woodford Wells Ecumenical Church in Woodford Green, at a service to celebrate the last day of the Woodford Festival

An attraction which entertained the community over nine days has finished for another year.

Hazel Oldford, seven, in a 1963 fire engine at Woodford fire station, which hosted a community safety day

Police dogs, demonstrations and attractions for children were the highlights of an action-packed community safety day.

An accident has caused disruption on the M11 this morning (Picture: PA/Tim Ireland)

A two-vehicle collision is blocking a lane on the M11 near Woodford.

Katharine Hurst as Marie with Mark Morgan as the drum major in last year's Redbridge Drama Centre production of the show. In the background are cast and audience members

There’s no interval, but there is the chance for a mid-show chat with the cast in a new production at Redbridge Drama Centre.

Referee Ken Aston in 1962. [Picture: S&G and Barratts/EMPICS Sport]

Some of the most inspirational figures in history have been known for their multitude of talents.

Borough commander Sue Williams and Dr Mohammed Fahim with four police officers at South Woodford Mosque, in Mulberry Way, South Woodford, ahead their talk on Friday.

Redbridge Borough commander gave a “marvellous” talk on dissuading young Muslims from taking up arms and joining the war in Iraq and Syria on Friday.

Bill and Anne Davison on their 50th wedding anniversary on June 16 1990. [Picture: Richard Lehman]

A letter offering condolences to a woman whose husband was captured during the Second World War has been discovered more than 70 years later.

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