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Two RAF pilots were killed after their aircraft crashed in a field near castle Howard, North Yorkshire, on Saturday. Credit: Malik Walton.

A RAF pilot and former Barkingside pupil was described as “exceptionally talented” after he was killed in a crash in North Yorkshire on Saturday.

His and Hers has opened a new headlice clinic. Owner Natalie Prime tests out the equipment on children Alexi 11 and Ella 8, assisted by Myna Vu

What does Sex and the City star Sarah Jessica Parker have to do with Woodford Green?

An accident on the A406 saw two people thrown from the vehicle. Photo: Google Maps

A man has died after being “thrown from a car” following a crash on the A406 yesterday.

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

A rehab centre, set up by a mother and daughter after addiction destroyed their family, goes on after winning the fight to stay open.

Gallery:Marathon runners of Redbridge

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Gill Punt dressed in her polar bear suit

Runners in Redbridge took the Virgin Money London Marathon by storm and raised thousand of pounds for charity.

Children wore traditional outfits to the celebration

More than 400 people celebrated the Sri Lankan New Year at an event this week.

HSBC  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

The Woodford Green branch of HSBC will close on July 22 – the third bank to close in Redbridge in under a year.

A child refugee in the makeshift settlement

Three out of the four MPs in the borough voted to help 3000 unaccompanied child refugees stranded in mainland Europe.

The luxury Eton Heights aparment block, in Woodford Green, where a 39-year-old man was stabbed in the leg during an altercation over a taxi. Police are appealing for witnesses. Picture: Google`

Redbridge Police are appealing for witnesses after a 39-year-old man was stabbed outside a luxury apartment block during an argument over a taxi.

Three friends ran the marathon for Redbridge Jewish Community Centre: Left to right, Adam, Liam and Josh

Three friends who ran in this year’s London Marathon raised thousands of pounds for a charity in the borough.

Nigel Shaw enjoys a pie at his pub

Mushrooms, steak, leek or chicken? A pub has launched a competition for residents to design the pie they would like to see on the menu.

Munashe Charles Kutyauripo

A 16-year-old boy from Seven Kings has denied murdering teenager Charlie Kutyauripo at a birthday party.

Peter Caton, from Wanstead lane, Ilford,  is upset about the number of trees cut down in gardens and streets in the borough

From the rolling hills of Claybury Park to the wooded haven of Hainault Forest, Redbridge is known for its green spaces.

People enjoying a Tea Dance in celebration of the Queen's 90th birthday at the James Hawkey Hall

Dancers had a right royal time at a celebratory tea dance in honour of the Queen’s 90th birthday.

Local residents and children where the crossing is needed

Parents spoke of their relief after Redbridge Council promised to build two zebra crossings along a notorious “danger road”.

Congestion on A127 Harold Wood, A12 Chadwell Heath and the A406 westbound between South Woodford and Redbridge Roundabout, severe delays on the District Line westbound and Hammersmith and City Line, a good service is held on all other tube lines and overground

Local residents and children where the crossing is needed

Parents have described the lack of a zebra crossing near several primary and secondary schools as “absolutely crazy”.

Lloyd Duddridge who is the Labour candidate for the Roding by-election

A Labour council by-election candidate accused of making “anti-Semitic Facebook postings” by his Tory rivals said he is a “proud Jew” and the statements were taken out of context.

There is queueing traffic on the A406 North Circular Road just before Redbridge roundabout due to an earlier accident.

Bob and Di Kamall with Tina and David Gold celebrating their 25th wedding anniversaries. Picture: Merle Muswell

“Tireless” synagogue volunteers were blessed by a rabbi after celebrating 25 years of wedded bliss.

Taxi Driver and Chair of the Licensed Taxi Drivers Andy Kavanagh pictured with his cab in Ilford

Black cab drivers believe the arrival of the night tube could help save the iconic London trade.

(Photo: David Cane)

An important piece of medical equipment was stolen from Woodford Underground Station last Wednesday.

Family and celebrities helped raise money for charity in memory of Hayley Mednick. Right to left: Lynne McGarry from Gogglebox, actress Linda Robson, Adele Mednick and her daughter Georgia Mednick. Picture: David Ltd Barkingside

A charity gala raised more than £20,000 to help terminally ill children, in memory of a mother’s lost daughter.

Holiday activity event led by Barracudas at Woodford County Girls School in Woodford Green

Children were photographed literally jumping for joy as they took part in a wide range of activities at a holiday camp this week.

Southend Road, Woodford Green. Picture: Google Street View

A lane has been closed off following a crash involving two cars.

Luke Wright winner of the Junior category with Geoff Wilkinson. Photo: Johnny Ng

The winners of a long-established photo competition, in honour of a much-loved member, were unveiled last week.

Iain Duncan Smith, MP for Woodford Green, believes staying in the EU could increase the chances of a

The usually implacable MP for Woodford Green, Iain Duncan Smith, is reduced to tears in a new documentary about Britain’s attitudes to benefits.

The aftermath of a crash in Broadmead Road, Woodford Green.

A crash between two cars has sparked fresh calls for more safety measures in a notorious ‘danger’ road.

Redas Dainys, 16, was the passenger on the motorcycle of Justas Pranckunas, 20, when they both died in the crash last year

A biker and his teenage passenger were travelling almost double the speed limit in the lead up to their “tragic” deaths, an inquest has heard.

Lloyd Duddridge, the Labour candidate for the Roding by-election, centre, celebrating after winning the nomination.

Lloyd Duddridge, Labour’s by-election candidate for Roding, said he wants to help the ward solve “a cocktail of local and national issues”.

Southdene Surgery in South Woodford is offering evening and weekend emergency GP appointments

The chairman of a GPs’ group holding after hours doctors appointments says it is all about “adding value” to health services in the borough.

The former care home in Snakes Lane West, Woodford Green, which could be turned into an HMO. Picture: Google

Neighbours are outraged that a former care home could be turned into an “extremely detrimental” 18 person house of multiple occupancy (HMO).

Amelia Rabinovitch four from Barkingside and her sister Olivia Rabinovitch six months enjoy dressing up in period costumes at Valentines Mansion's Easter trail and craft activity day. Photo: Melissa Page

For those wanting to make the most of the Easter holidays, lots can be found to do around the borough.

One of the cars involved in a crash in Broadmead Road, Woodford Green.

A collision between two cars closed Broadmead Road, in Woodford Green, for more than an hour.

Police at the scene of a drive-by shooting in The Fairway in Woodford Green

A road has been closed by police after a shooting in Fairway, Woodford Green this morning.

Team head out to tidy up Woodford

The Woodford Society organised a litter pick up after spaces in the area were identified as “in dire need of attention”.

Children celebrating the festival of Purim at the Clore Tikva Jewish Primary School

The Jewish community dressed up and celebrated Purim at events across the borough.

Celebrity Big Brother housemate Casey Batchelor supported the Haven House event. Photo: Aastha Gill/Haven House

A Celebrity Big Brother television star was among 33 firewalkers to dash across hot coals on Wednesday evening for a children’s hospice.

The kitchen at The Woodford

It’s been the subject of controversy since plans were first revealed in October last year.

Heavy traffic on A12 westbound, M11, A406 southbound and westbound, London Overground partly suspended, Piccadilly Line suspended and a good service on all other lines.

Woodford Green MP Iain Duncan Smith quit the cabinet on Friday, branding cuts to benefits for the disabled in George Osborne's Budget

Woodford Green MP Iain Duncan Smith – who sensationally resigned from the government last week – has said he will continue to put his constituency “at the centre of everything”.

Easter egg hunt at Valentines Mansion, Valentines Park in Ilford.

Tag; Aqilah 5, Hanna 2

For those wanting a break from indulging in chocolate eggs, here’s our guide to what’s on in Redbridge over Easter.

Avish Toofuny, 39, of Churchfields, South Woodford, who has been jailed for 15 years after admitting a series of drugs and firearms offences.

A man, who kept two firearms, 10 kilograms of cocaine and 100 kilograms of cannabis resin in his garage was sentenced to 15 years in prison.

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