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A ban on U-turns at a busy junction looks set to be scrapped after a campaign by residents opposing the plan.

L-R Gayle Klein, Daniel Lassman and Eve Pollard

The so-called “First lady of Fleet Street” attended a glitzy lunch to raise funds for a care charity.

Roger Cornish is now campaigning for CPR to be taught in London schools

A man who was saved by quick-thinking passers-by has called on Londoners to help fund the training of children in life saving skills at school.

The Broadway, in Woodford Green

A Woodford Green man has been charged in connection with an assault on two traffic wardens.

Winner of the fishing contest, 12-year-old Jared Keizne, caught a mix bag of fish weighing at four Ibs 12 ounces.

Children got into the spirit of fishing when they went head-to-head in a fishing competition.

John Wunderle who has been jailed after sexual offences involving a 15-year-old girl

A private investigator hired by the family of teacher John Wunderle’s victim to find out if he was still seeing their daughter has described it as the “most rewarding work you can do”.

Guide dogs training school Dogtober Christmas market (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

Helpful hounds stole the show at a fundraising market for a guide dogs training school.

Cllr Baldesh Nijjar, year 5 teacher Andrew Wilkins and headteacher Wendy Thomas with pupils from Churchfields Junior School who are part of the junior road safety team

Motorists who flout parking rules near schools are being targeted by a pilot scheme which plans to crack down on the issue.

Fairlop Brass Band performing in Barcelona

It’s been 46 years since Gary Thwaites joined the Fairlop Brass Band.

John Wunderle who has been jailed after sexual offences involving a 15-year-old girl

A teacher at a top private school planned to run away to Amsterdam with a teenage girl he had spent months grooming.

Independent Schools Guide

A private school teacher who groomed a teenager for months before being caught with her in the back of his car will be sentenced today.

The ground floor flat in Birch Court which was damaged by a explosion in Woodford Green

Renovation work was not linked to a gas explosion in a Woodford Green block, Redbridge Council has confirmed.

Christine Ohuruogu at Woodford County High (Pictures: Arnaud Stephenson)

Olympic gold medal-winner Christine Ohuruogu returned to her roots with an inspirational visit to a Woodford Green school on Friday.

The ground floor flat in Birch Court which was damaged by a explosion in Woodford Green

Investigations have begun into the cause of an explosion at a block of flats in Woodford High Road which saw 16 people evacuated.

Remembrance Sunday service at Wanstead War Memorial in Wanstead

The names of fallen soldiers of the two World Wars are etched onto the Wanstead War Memorial, so their sacrifices can be commemorated in years to come.

Emergency services rushed to the scene of a gas explosion in Woodford Green this afternoon.

Chris Carter from the Ilford Recorder clearing a plate from Thelma Katz during Mitzvah day at Redbridge JCC Sinclair House. Mitzvah day is the Jewish led global annual day of social action where thousands of people from all faiths and backgrounds donate their time (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

For the past four years Recorder staff have been involved in the Jewish-led day of social action.

Robbie the cat who survived after suffering terrible burns in a fire won last year's PDSA Pet Survivor Award

These pictures show some of the bravest pets who have survived after coming close to death in the past year.

La Sala restaurant

The decision on whether La Sala can extend its licence to allow alcohol to be served after midnight has been moved to early next month.

Kent Police

Two teenagers from Woodford Green have been arrested in connection with an alleged knifepoint robbery.

Sylvia Maharaj, centre, surrounded by family and members of the community at the coffee morning

Congregants and residents pulled up a pew for a charity coffee morning at a Woodford Church.

Florence Banks celebrating her 104th birthday at Birchwood Residential Care Home, Clayhall, with daughters Sheila and Felicity, who was Redbridge's mayor for 2013/14

The mother of a former mayor of Redbridge has celebrated a milestone birthday.

Staff and residents at Gable Court care home celebrate Halloween

It was ghouls and ghosts galore as people of all ages got in the spooking spirit for Halloween.

Ecology expert Tricia Moxey talking to Wren Group members on their fungus foray. Picture: Richard Arnopp

News from Redbridge clubs, societies and voluntary organisations.

Fundraisers set off on their charity Pumpkin Plod for Haven House Children's Hospice

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

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£300 a day sounds like a pretty good allowance – but this guy was claiming it without doing ANY work.

Protests have taken place in 170 cities across the US since news broke that Darren Wilson, Mike Brown’s killer, won’t face charges.

The retailers have gone underground to launch their Argos Collect digital store in Cannon Street tube station.

Tony Blair received an award for his “global legacy”, due to his work on poverty, but people say it’s undeserved.

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