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James 'Arg' Argent

Towie star James Argent’s disappearance causes police man hunt and Twitter campaign

Towie star James Argent was forced to publicly apologise after causing a missing person police alert after claiming to turn up at the wrong airport.

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Isabella Field receives the Young Citizen Award as she raised £76,000 for Haven House Hospice.after the death of her sister Molly.

Fundraiser nominated for Young Citzen award for helping raise over £76,000 for children’s hospice

A nine-year-old girl who caught the fundraising bug early in life has been nominated for the Young Citizen award after helping raise over £76,000 for a children’s hospice.

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The Buckhurst branch of the charity Parkinsons UK moved location to Broadmead Baptist Church. Chief executive Parkinson's Uk Steve Ford,  Lee Scott MP, Mayor Ashley Kissin, with his wife Mrs Hilary Kissin, Marion Caruth Chair Buckhurst Branch Parkinsons UK, Susan Kennedy Treasurer and Kris Krishnan Organiser.

Parkinson’s UK Buckhurst branch make move to Woodford Green church

A parkinson’s disease charity was not short of support as they welcomed guests to the grand opening of their new branch.

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Highbeam House development in Woodford Green. Picture: Grant Frazer

Woodford Green property buyers offered £35k worth of free add-ons

High-end property buyers are being offered new incentives to help them part with their cash.

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plans for the exterior of La Sala, Woodford Green

La Sala granted licence for controversial Woodford Bridge restaurant

A controversial restaurant backed by Premiership footballers has been granted a licence after agreeing to shorten its opening hours.

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plans for the exterior of La Sala, Woodford Green

Decision over licence for controversial TOWIE restaurant backed by Premiership footballers expected today

A decision over whether to grant a licence to a controversial restaurant backed by Premiership footballers is expected today.

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Costa staff at the event on Saturday. From left to right: Mohamed Boughaid (barista maestro) Rimon Islam (OPS manager) Wiloa Zarzyczna (assistant manager) and Antony Tagliamonti (franchisee at Costa)

Staff pedal for poverty at Woodford Bridge cafe

It was thirsty work at a Woodford Bridge cafe last weekend as staff pedalled to raise cash for poor coffee growers.

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Phil Smith works as manager of housing standards for Redbridge Council (Picture: Phil Smith)

Council worker helps police nab Ilford bag snatcher

An eagle-eyed council worker has been praised by police for helping catch a bag snatcher.

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Charity golf tournament hopes to raise thousands for Woodford Green special school

Volunteers are hoping to raise thousands of pounds for a special school in Woodford Green with a charity golf day.

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Redbridge GCSEs 2014: Woodford County High School

Nearly 100 per cent of pupils at Woodford County High got five or more GCSEs above a grade D, data from Redbridge Council shows.

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Redbridge GCSEs 2014: Trinity Catholic High School

Around 80 per cent of students at Woodford Green’s Trinity Catholic High School obtained more than five A*-Cs in their GCSEs – including in English and maths, provisional results say.

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Woodford Green Library

Controversial plans to move Woodford Green library ‘on the back burner’ after opposition

Controversial plans to move Woodford Green Library have been “put on the back burner” after opposition from residents.

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plans for the exterior of La Sala, Woodford Green

La Sala applies for shorter opening hours at TOWIE restaurant ahead of licensing hearing

A decision on the future of a controversial TOWIE-inspired restaurant backed by Premiership football stars will be made on Tuesday.

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Prime Minister David Cameron who has said that the advance of Islamic State extremists poses a clear danger to the future safety of Britain's streets as he explained his decision to arm Kurdish fighters.

Islamic State threat is ‘exaggerated’ says South Woodford imam

Islamic State (IS), the radical jihadist group making strong gains in Iraq and Syria, is not a threat to this country, according to a South Woodford imam.

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Police are investigating reports of vehicle thefts in the borough

Organised crime linked to spate of van thefts

A spate of van thefts could be linked to organised crime, police have revealed.

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Wanstead Rugby Club in Woodford Green held a dog show and family fun day.

Gallery: Dogs compete for top titles at Woodford Green dog show

Dogs and their owners were put through their paces at a dog show and family fun day yesterday (Sun).

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Saakshi Bansal, 18, and Safa Acmosawi, 18, picking up their A-level results at Beal High School

Redbridge A-levels 2014: Beal High School student feeling ‘awesome’ after achieving four A*s

A teenager has bagged herself a place at Cambridge University after achieving four A*s.

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Woodford County High School for Girls

Redbridge A-levels 2014: Woodford County High School for Girls

Almost half of the pupils at Woodford County High School for Girls achieved straight A*s and As.

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Redbridge A-levels 2014: Woodbridge High School

Students at Woodbridge High School have attained strong A-level results.

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Bancroft's School

Redbridge A-levels 2014: Bancroft’s School

Two pupils at Bancroft’s School have been hailed for their “remarkable achivement” after being awarded 10 A*s between them.

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Bancroft's School

Former Woodford Green teacher in court accused of grooming teenager

A former private school teacher appeared in court via video link today after he was accused of grooming a teenage girl.

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Bancroft's School

School teacher to appear in crown court this morning after sex offence allegations

A school teacher charged with four counts of sexual offences with a teenage girl is due to appear in court this morning.

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103yr old marathon runner Fauja Singh

World’s oldest marathon runner, 103, urges people to join peace marathon in Redbridge

A 103-year-old Sikh runner is urging people from all faiths to join a peace marathon calling for an end to war.

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Young Citizen Laura Klein,

Volunteer Laura Klein nominated for Young Citizen Award

An inspirational volunteer who helps children with learning disabilities has been nominated for our Young Citizen Award.

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Picture: Dave Thompson/PA Wire.

Update: Wartime bomb shell found in Woodford Green

A hazard zone was set up around Princes Avenue, Woodford Green yesterday following the discovery of an ordnance shell.

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Picture: Dave Thompson/PA Wire.

Unexploded device found in Woodford garden

A hazard zone was set up around Princes Avenue yesterday following the discovery of an ordnance shell.

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Bancroft's School

Woodford Green teacher charged with child sex offences

A school teacher has been charged with four counts of sexual offences with a teenage girl after breaching bail conditions.

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Chandra

Woodford Green hockey coach honoured for work in London Youth Games

A 75-year-old hockey coach has been praised for his service to the sport in schools during an event at the Houses of Parliament.

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Rt Hon Lord Lingfield presenting Haven House volunteer Don Foster with the Order of Mercy. [Picture: Rupert Pearson]

Dedicated volunteer at Woodford Green hospice presented with special medal

A long-serving volunteer at a hospice has been rewarded with a medal for his hard work.

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OMG cast. Picture: Make Believe UK

Barkingside stage stars put on West End show OMG!

Budding stage stars have graced the West End in a mini season of performances of a “mega mix” musical in London.

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Isabella Field receives the Young Citizen Award as she raised £76,000 for Haven House Hospice.after the death of her sister Molly.

Fundraiser nominated for Young Citzen award for helping raise over £76,000 for children’s hospice

A nine-year-old girl who caught the fundraising bug early in life has been nominated for the Young Citizen award after helping raise over £76,000 for a children’s hospice.

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Man jailed for 32 weeks after admitting stealing from vehicle in Ilford

A man has been jailed for 32 weeks after admitting three offences.

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Ashley Kissin

Redbridge mayor Cllr Ashley Kissin makes call for Recorder Young Citizen Award nominations

Redbridge’s new mayor has urged people to put forward their nominations for the Young Citizen Awards.

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