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Tyron Kamall, Ruth Spivak and Will Smith working at the Forest Farm Peace Garden

Home to acres of greenery, wildlife and crops, Forest Farm Peace Garden is a haven of tranquillity.

Nadine David, from Plaistow, winner of the The Exchange shopping centre's Spend and Win campaign, 
top prize is a brand new 3DR Corsa Sting from Tony Levoi in Romford. 
Nadine David, with Rubie Charalambous, Centre Director at The Exchange Ilford

The Exchange’s Spend and Win competition gave away hundreds of prizes this year - however the shiny new Vauxhall Corsa was the one everybody wanted to win.

Samantha Murray is climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for the Meningitis Research Foundation.

Samantha Murray will be climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in September to raise money for the Meningitis Research Foundation.

Building in Ilford is demolished in 2010.

Redbridge Council hopes to pass a policy allowing them to enter properties and destroy structures which flout planning regulations.

Paul Wickerson. Picture: Essex Police

Two security guards have been jailed today after they were found guilty of handcuffing and kidnapping a half naked festival-goer who later died after he walked into a road.

Two lanes are closed on the A406 north circular at Ilford Hill following a crash this morning (Friday).

The firearm which was recovered from the business premises in Brentwood

Nine members of an organised criminal network involved in conspiracy to supply cocaine and the conversion of a shotgun have pleaded guilty.

A Greater Anglia train at Ilford train Station.

On the last commuter day that Greater Anglia is in charge of theLondon Liverpool Street to Shenfield lines two trains have been cancelled.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 17:21

Redbridge Council hopes to pass a policy allowing them to enter properties and destroy structures which flout planning regulations.

Yesterday, 11:00
Paul Wickerson. Picture: Essex Police

Two security guards have been jailed today after they were found guilty of handcuffing and kidnapping a half naked festival-goer who later died after he walked into a road.

Yesterday, 08:21
The firearm which was recovered from the business premises in Brentwood

Nine members of an organised criminal network involved in conspiracy to supply cocaine and the conversion of a shotgun have pleaded guilty.

Health

Friday, May 22, 2015

A hi-tech breast care centre has opened at King George Hospital – treating its first patient this week.

Friday, May 22, 2015
An elderly woman holding a cup of tea at home.

An Ilford care home company has been told it ‘requires improvement’ by a social care watchdog.

Friday, May 22, 2015
Vicky Hobart, Redbridge director of public health

Almost a quarter of children who died in Redbridge last year had parents who were blood relations, a report has revealed.

Environment

12:00

Home to acres of greenery, wildlife and crops, Forest Farm Peace Garden is a haven of tranquillity.

Thursday, May 21, 2015
Redbridge is the third worst London borough at hitting its housing targets.

Redbridge is the third worst borough in London at meeting housing targets, according to a new report.

Monday, May 11, 2015
Charlbury Gardens, Goodmayes, where a suspected brothel was shut down by police and the council. Pic: Google Streetview

A suspected brothel has been shut down by police after complaints from residents.

Politics

Yesterday, 17:21

Redbridge Council hopes to pass a policy allowing them to enter properties and destroy structures which flout planning regulations.

Yesterday, 07:00
Redbridge Council's local forum at Sinclair House in Woodford Bridge Road, Redbridge. The panel, from left to right, Cllr Hugh Cleaver, Cllr Gurdial Bhamra, Redbridge Council leader Cllr Jas Athwal, director of children's services Pat Reynolds and Cllr Paul Canal. Picture: Ajay Nair

Disgruntled members of the public made their voices heard at last night’s local forum after a playing field was earmarked for development.

Thu, 11:25
Oakfield playing fields in use for football matches

Campaigners fighting to save Oakfields Playing Fields from becoming an 800-home estate are facing defeat after the site was earmarked for development.

Education

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Wondering how to fill half-term? Here’s a round-up of some of the events taking place in Redbridge this week.

Thursday, May 21, 2015
Redbridge Mini Games at the Redbridge Sports Centre.
Mossford School V St Aidens School  ( Football )

Youngsters have been burning off energy this week taking part in a wide range of sporty events.

Thursday, May 21, 2015
Redbridge School's recorder festival at St Mary's CHurch.
Lara Mosuela, age 9 from Chadwell School.

More than 100 primary school pupils took part in this year’s Redbridge Schools Recorder Festival.

Heritage

Mon, 12:00

An Internet-savvy pensioner’s work to trace her childhood chums has paid off.

Monday, May 18, 2015
Miss Redbridge, Krishna Solanki from Gants Hill.

Not many of us split time between beauty pageants and algebra problems, however the current Miss Redbridge is not your stereotypical beauty queen.

Monday, May 18, 2015
Children had their faces painted at the Newbury Park Islamic Cultural Centre's spring bazaar.

Visitors from all over the South East enjoyed the food, Henna art and fruit mojitos at an Islamic society’s spring bazaar, on Sunday.

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Time to expand with the LeefiBRIDGE.

More iOS memory in a flash: Introducing Leef iBRIDGE.

The sell out 2014 event 32 Londoners, returns to the Coca-Cola London Eye!

The Coca-Cola London Eye is proud to announce that 32 Londoners will be returning this June, following last year’s sell out event. The event will feature 32 talks, in each of the London Eye’s 32 capsules on 32 extraordinary Londoners.

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