Young Citizen Award

A driven and ambitious Kantor King Solomon pupil who worked incredibly hard to complete her Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) Award is this week’s Young Citizen nominee.

A 15-year-old who volunteers to help feed Ilford’s rough sleepers and help primary school pupils learn to read is this week’s Young Citizen nominee.

A courageous 11-year-old who muzzled an “out-of-control” dog after it mauled four of his playmates – two of whom were taken to hospital – is this week’s Young Citizen nominee.

A Gants Hill woman working to help disadvtanged teenagers after overcoming her extreme stammer is this week’s Young Citizen nominee.

A hard-working student who scored high marks in his GCSEs despite battling a crippling kidney disease is this week’s Young Citizen Award nominee.

This week’s Young Citizen nominee is a 17-year-old Chigwell volunteer dedicated to helping children within the borough’s Jewish Community overcome obstacles.

A 24-year-old volunteer working to bridge the gap between worlds of the deaf and the hearing is this week’s Young Citizen nominee.

Seven-year-old Karina may have been born with a hole in her heart but that hasn’t stopped her from running two kilometres every weekend.

An 11-year-old karate champion who has scooped a slew of gold and silver medals while battling Type-1 diabetes is this week’s Young Citizen nominee.

A schoolgirl who teaches youngsters good manners, how to respect their elders and basic Arabic for two hours a day, five-days a week has been nominated for our Young Citizen Award.

A heroic 18-year-old ice cream shop assistant swooped into action to retrieve a school boy’s phone from the clutches of masked muggers.

A 13-year-old who makes more than 50 sandwiches a week for the borough’s rough sleepers is this week’s nominee for our Young Citizen Award.

A 17-year-old Chigwell volunteer dedicated to helping children with special education needs within the borough’s Jewish community is this week’s Young Citizen nominee.

An award-winning 16-year-old Seven Kings writer is championing the power of the pen to overcome mental health struggles.

An eight-year-old schoolgirl has ambitions of sharing laughter and stories by becoming a children’s author.

A prize-winning 12-year-old chess wizard from South Woodford is encouraging his peers to put down their computer games and try their luck at becoming grandmasters.

A 22-year-old student activist from Clayhall is fighting to end discrimination at home and abroad.

A 23-year-old Ilford woman has founded a media diversity charity aiming to quash stereotypes and share untold stories.

Do you know a young person in the borough using their skills and talents for the good of the community?

Ilford vlogger Isaac Harvey has been crowned winner of the Ilford Recorder/Redbridge Rotary Club Young Citizen of the Year 2018.

The great and the good of Redbridge were honoured before an audience full of anticipation on Thursday.

Redbridge recognises those who have made a difference to the community at the Mayor’s Community Awards tonight, Thursday, March 22.

A teenager who has been offered a places to study at Yale university and Oxford is this week’s Young Citizen nominee.

A youngster who helped lead his sports team to a World Cup final – and was even named the player of the tournament – is this week’s Young Citizen award nominee.


Struggling to find a buyer for your home in a slower market? We speak to Ilford property expert Nina Kaura from Portico about the Crossrail effect and why getting things right first time will get you the best price for your property.

Exchange Ilford is a shopping centre on a mission to make it a more welcoming and accessible place to the people of Redbridge.

An Ilford shoe retailer and podiatry practice is taking the next step with a move to a new shop just a few doors down.

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