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Repairs to the junction of the North Circular (A406) and the M11 will cause congestion in the surrounding roads, from now until September 20.

Golfers will be competing in a charity golf tournament in hope to raise thousands of pounds for a special school.

Wes Streeting MP at a Redbridge Islamic Centre open day earlier this year, with Vaseem Ahmed. Both Mr Streeting and the Centre's leader Bashir Chaudhry have condemned the attack on the Woodford Muslim Cultural Centre on Monday.

Ilford North MP Wes Streeting has spoken out against vandalism on a Woodford Green faith centre, saying it appears “to be fuelled by anti-Muslim hatred”.

Harry the tortoise has been returned following an appeal to owners Tina Nieman Da Costa and Troy Da Costa

A woman has spoken of her relief after being reunited with her pet tortoise who went walkabout in a forest.

The outside of the Woodford Muslim Cultural Centre with a boarded up window, where a brick was reportedly thrown through on Monday night.

A controversial Islamic centre in Woodford Green reportedly had a brick thrown through its window on Monday night - the latest in a spate of incidents.

Carol Head, 27, from Woodford Green

A mum of two has completed three long-distance races just months after surgery on her brain.

Eve Conway Ghazi at the Redbridge Rotary Club talk. Picture: Redbridge Rotary Club

The latest news from Redbridge’s clubs and societies.

Shishu Sharma with a picture of her late husband Ravi

A woman whose husband died eight days after being diagnosed with cancer, has pledged all of her NHS travel expenses to Cancer Research UK.

High Road, South Woodford, where the PSPO will come into force. Picture: Google Street View

Redbridge Council is to crackdown on drinking in public places in Woodford Green and South Woodford.

Hajra Bashir, 15 has had her head shaved for charity

A teenager has done away with her precious locks to raise money for cancer charities.

GCSE Results from Ursuline Academy Ilford. Ella Mace and Ella Nicholson

After several months of waiting, students across Redbridge anxiously ripped open their envelopes to discover their GCSE results.

Phoebe Jones, Marianne Winward, Daisy Lee and Ailish Farrell after getting their GCSE results at Woodbridge High School.

After several months of waiting, students across Redbridge anxiously ripped open their envelopes to discover their GCSE results.

Pupils celebrate at Forest Academy

Teenagers have been anxiously opening envelopes this morning to see how they did in their GCSE exams.

A bus sign. Picture: PA/Nick Ansell

A bus route in the borough has racked up the second most number of bus-related injuries in the capital, according to figures released on Friday.

Burgalr Catalin Tircolea, 32, who has been jailed for five years

A burglar who targeted homes across east London, including Redridge, has been sentenced to five years in prison.

Mavra Swales, Ash Khan and Catherine Peel in the garden

“Furious” residents have blasted Transport for London (TfL) over imminent night Tube plans, which they believe will lead to many sleepless nights once introduced.

John Merrington, Lucia Corry, Bruno Ligas-Rucinski, Rosa Price and Monty Matson celebrating their A-levels results at Forest School. Picture: Forest School

The excitement of A-level day continues in Redbridge, with more teenagers celebrating their achievements.

At Woodford County High School - Songyan Yu, 18 and Tasnim Kamal, 18 celebrate their A-level results. Picture: Ajay Nair

Students across the borough celebrated their A-level results this morning.

Shaden Hadley, 15, has been missing since July 6. Picture: Metropolitan Police

Police are growing “increasingly concerned” after a teenager went missing last month.

The car which crashed into Giovanni hairdressers, in High Road, South Woodford

A woman has spoken of how “lucky” hairdressers were after a car crashed into their shop window on Monday – when the shop is usually closed.

The car which crashed into Giovanni hairdressers, in High Road, South Woodford

A car crashed into the shop window of a hairdressers this morning.

Rabbi David Hulbert is educating children from the Chabad Camp Gan Izzy at King Solomon Campus on beekeeping

A beekeeping rabbi has had youngsters buzzing about bees after holding a workshop on the “fascinating” creatures.

The council have put in place measures to deal with the alleged rat infestation in Clements Road, Ilford.

Rats have long been a problem in Redbridge, but after a spate of sightings during the summer, residents fear their population is booming.

Red Mantra bar and restaurant

A bar is seeking changes to its licence so it can extend its opening times by one hour.

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