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GP commissioners have said they are “extremely disappointed” after Redbridge Council agreed to refer Wanstead Hospital ward closure plans to Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.

Police tape

Police arrested 34 people in a coordinated day of action against criminals using the roads to travel across nine London boroughs and Essex.

Years three to six stood outside Fairlop Primary School to raise awareness of parents parking outside the school and the danger of it.

Youngsters at Fairlop Primary School have been getting involved in a safety campaign.

Mayoress Hilary Kissin, mayor Cllr Ashley Kissin and students Alison Sartor and Dominic Hartfree-Pearce

Sixth form students presented the mayors of London and Redbridge with banners to mark 70 years since the Nazis’ most infamous concentration camp was liberated.

A woman has been arrested after a man was killed in a suspected hit and run in Redbridge on Saturday.

An 82-year-old man who went missing has been found.

An 82-year-old man has gone missing.

Cllr Wes Streeting, cabinet member for health and wellbeing

Another new deal has been struck by Redbridge Council to allow swimmers to use a school pool for swimming lessons.

Dr Dhanuson Dharmasena leaves Southwark Crown Court. Picture: PA

A doctor from Clayhall accused of carrying out female genital mutilation on a mother said he thinks it is an “abhorrent practice” and is “deeply embarrassed”, a court heard.

Crime & Court

11:25

A woman has been arrested after a man was killed in a suspected hit and run in Redbridge on Saturday.

Yesterday, 19:00
Dr Dhanuson Dharmasena leaves Southwark Crown Court. Picture: PA

A doctor from Clayhall accused of carrying out female genital mutilation on a mother said he thinks it is an “abhorrent practice” and is “deeply embarrassed”, a court heard.

Yesterday, 12:10
The block of flats in Broomfield Road, Chadwell Heath, where Ayesha Ali was found dead in August 2013

A mum accused of murdering her eight-year-old daughter was told her child was evil and that her parents would die due to her bad behaviour, a court has heard.

Health

16:29

GP commissioners have said they are “extremely disappointed” after Redbridge Council agreed to refer Wanstead Hospital ward closure plans to Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.

Yesterday, 18:18
NHS unions have called off industrial action

NHS trade unions have suspended industrial action due to take place across London on Thursday.

Yesterday, 10:56
NHS unions have called off industrial action

Elderly and sick Redbridge residents are being urged to prepare for NHS industrial action in which thousands of healthcare workers will strike over pay across London this Thursday.

Environment

07:00

Another new deal has been struck by Redbridge Council to allow swimmers to use a school pool for swimming lessons.

Mon, 09:36
Burst water main on Chigwell Road has flooded the walkway and nearby allotments

A burst pipe in Woodford Green has left homes without water for most of the day.

Thursday, January 22, 2015
Jas Athwal, leader of the Redbridge Labour Group

Last nights residents were given the opportunity to raise their concerns and ask questions at a local forum.

Politics

Yesterday, 07:00

Two more years of disruption could be in store for residents after council officers recommended approving a two-year extension for works to restore a quarry.

Thursday, January 22, 2015
The Oakfield playing fields in Redbridge (pic courtesy of @SaveOakfield)

Conservative councillors intended to press ahead with plans to build on Oakfield playing field before last year’s election, according to a member of the administration.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
There are severe delays on the M11 thanks to a fuel spill.

Commuters are being severely delayed after a collision involving a lorry caused a fuel spill near Charlie Browns Roundabout on the M11.

Education

Friday, January 23, 2015

A school has proven it’s top of the class after it was rated “outstanding” in its latest Ofsted inspection.

Friday, December 19, 2014
A £600,000 project has seen a major refurbishment of the library and the installation of a new 40 station gym and a studio. in South Woodford.

A £600,000 project to transform a library and provide a new gym has been completed – with the new facility set to open in January.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Al-Noor Primary School pupils at the Recorder's offices

Their pages are filled with stories about Lionel Messi, astronauts and exotic sea creatures.

Heritage

Saturday, January 24, 2015

A nation mourned on a cold winter’s day in 1965 as a true lion of England took his final bow.

Sunday, January 18, 2015
Laura Nayman in the Beggar's Opera at the Kenneth More Theatre in 1975

To mark the Kenneth More Theatre’s 40th year the Recorder will take a look back at some of its most memorable shows

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
The Kenneth Moore theatre celebrating its 40th birthday

Everyone was invited to join the celebrations to honour the Kenneth More Theatre’s 40 years of entertaining the public.

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