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Yesterday, 15:00

The pilots who risked and gave their lives battling the Zeppelins which unleashed terror on London’s streets are to be remembered 100 years on.

Redbridge music lounge organiser Chris Wyatt is welcoming budding musicians to get involved Picture: Paul Bennett

The latest news from Redbridge’s clubs and societies.

Actress and Comedian Meera Syal at the launch of the new Life Study Centre in King George Hospital, Goodmayes

The centre of a new study, tracking the progress of more than 80,000 babies born to mothers in Redbridge and Havering, opened last week in Goodmayes.

Labour leader Ed Miliband and Wes Streeting MP are quizzed by Recorder reporter Laura Burnip at Nesse's Cafe.

Labour leader Ed Miliband rolled into Ilford North this morning on the first stop of the party’s campaign – just hours after he was grilled by Jeremy Paxman on live television.

Ashley Commerce College, in Cranbrook Road, Ilford, pictured on the right

The “shocking” findings of an undercover sting into a college selling fraudulent security qualifications are being investigated.

Prime Minister David Cameron is interviewed by Jeremy Paxman (right) on the Sky News/Channel 4 programme: Cameron & Miliband Live: The Battle for Number 10, at the Sky Studios in Osterley, west London.

David Cameron and Ed Miliband were grilled by Jeremy Paxman and a studio audience last night in the first of the general election television set pieces.

Volunteers packed up the donated food at the Gardens of Peace Cemetery in Hainault

(from Right to left)Farouk Ismail Chairman of Formo Rebridge Muslims, Bashir Patel Ilford Muslim Society Balfour Road Mosque, and Mohammed Azam Ilford Islamic Centre Albert Road Mosque

A leading Muslim organisation’s chairman says the challenges his community faces are “enormous” – but insists patience is key if faith relations are to be maintained.

Wanstead High Street is cordoned off whilst officers investigate the incident [Photograph by @Leotheunsure]

The noise of a 30-year-old man being shot in a quiet street sounded like a “fireworks” going off, according to a resident.

London City Airport runway expansion plans canned

London City Airport chiefs are “perplexed” and “disappointed” by the Mayor of London’s decision to refuse plans to expand runways on noise grounds.

Crime & Court

Thu, 18:00

The noise of a 30-year-old man being shot in a quiet street sounded like a “fireworks” going off, according to a resident.

Thu, 17:11
Police incident at Barkingside High Street. Pic: @JuliaOsborne

Barkingside High Street, Mossford Green and Tanners Lane have been reopened after a police investigation into a “suspicious” item, according to Transport for London (TfL).

Thu, 15:08
Barkingside Magistrates Court

Two men have been handed hefty fines following fly-tipping investigations.

Health

Yesterday, 09:00

The centre of a new study, tracking the progress of more than 80,000 babies born to mothers in Redbridge and Havering, opened last week in Goodmayes.

Thu, 12:22
The emergency department at Queen's Hospital, Romford.

New figures published today show 92.6 per cent of patients were seen within four hours at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Trust (BHRUT), up from 84.4pc the previous month.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Whipps Cross University Hospital in Leytonstone has been put into special measures

The largest NHS trust in the UK has been placed into special measures after inspectors found a raft of problems at one of its hospitals, including delays in treatment for patients and not enough staff to ensure safe care was provided.

Environment

Thu, 10:26

A project to transform the Roding valley and create a new riverside cycle path is to receive a six-figure grant after residents backed it in an online poll.

Sunday, March 15, 2015
Students from the Ursuline Academy Ilford are assembling a giant heart concerning the enviroment

Students assembled giant hearts last week that were made up of smaller hearts filled with pledges to change something in their lives which would help to tackle climate change.

Friday, March 13, 2015
Cllr Wes Streeting, deputy leader of Redbridge Council and cabinet member for health and wellbeing, opening the new walking and cycling trail in Fairlop. Picture: Sustrans

Youngsters got on their bikes to celebrate the official opening of a new trail.

Politics

Yesterday, 09:00

The centre of a new study, tracking the progress of more than 80,000 babies born to mothers in Redbridge and Havering, opened last week in Goodmayes.

Fri, 16:25
Labour leader Ed Miliband and Wes Streeting MP are quizzed by Recorder reporter Laura Burnip at Nesse's Cafe.

Labour leader Ed Miliband rolled into Ilford North this morning on the first stop of the party’s campaign – just hours after he was grilled by Jeremy Paxman on live television.

Fri, 11:05
Prime Minister David Cameron is interviewed by Jeremy Paxman (right) on the Sky News/Channel 4 programme: Cameron & Miliband Live: The Battle for Number 10, at the Sky Studios in Osterley, west London.

David Cameron and Ed Miliband were grilled by Jeremy Paxman and a studio audience last night in the first of the general election television set pieces.

Education

Yesterday, 09:00

The centre of a new study, tracking the progress of more than 80,000 babies born to mothers in Redbridge and Havering, opened last week in Goodmayes.

Thu, 16:58
Eastcourt Independent School in Goodmayes held a musical presentation evening which parents and former pupils where invitied to

Teachers, parents, friends and families have an “absolutely fantastic” evening as the children of a primary school entertained the crowds with their musical prowess last night.

Tue, 17:56
Reporter Beth Wyatt with students from Forest School, Snaresbrook

As a journalist, my day-to-day life involves interviewing anyone from councillors to charity representatives and concerned residents.

Heritage

Yesterday, 15:00

The pilots who risked and gave their lives battling the Zeppelins which unleashed terror on London’s streets are to be remembered 100 years on.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Winner of the Recorder/Redbridge Rotary Young Citizen Award, Isabella Field

A nine-year-old who took to fundraising following the death of her big sister was named our Young Citizen 2014 winner at the Mayor’s Community Awards.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Winner of the Creating a Safer Redbridge individual award, Audine Brandford

Redbridge’s best and brightest turned out in their glad rags on Monday for the annual Mayor’s Community Awards at the town hall.

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