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Yesterday, 17:33
Ken Livingstone has been suspended from the Labour Party  (Picture: PA)

Redbridge’s Jewish community has “serious concerns” about the Labour party’s handling of anti-Semitism, according to one of its MPs.

An accident on the A406 saw two people thrown from the vehicle. Photo: Google Maps

A man has died after being “thrown from a car” following a crash on the A406 yesterday.

Voters will take to the polls to choose the next London mayor and their GLA representatives on May 5

As the countdown begins to Thursday’s elections, we profile Havering and Redbridge’s five local GLA candidates vying to win. Here is what you need to know about your local candidates.

A person was hit by a train this morning at Romford station

There are severe delays on TfL Rail between Romford and Ilford after a person was hit by a train at Romford station this morning.

A child refugee in the makeshift settlement

The leader of Redbridge Council has defended the local authority’s record with Syrian refugees – despite taking on none since 2014.

Young citizens Award Redbridge College,
Helena Assan, age19

The dedicated care of nurses who helped a teenager through a terrifying health scare has led her to pursue a dream of following in their footsteps.

Asif Ali, 33, a

British Transport Police (BTP) are calling witnesses who were at Gants Hill Tube station when teacher Asif Ali died last week.

Russell Brand with Fiona Snowball and Chris Fallon, both helped to recovery by 1NE in the Broadway, Woodford Green

A rehab centre, set up by a mother and daughter after addiction destroyed their family, goes on after winning the fight to stay open.

London Mayoral candidate Sadiq Khan campaigning this week

Recorder readers have backed Labour’s Sadiq Khan to become the next Mayor of London.

Crime & Court

Tue, 12:33
Police are setting up a neighbourhood watch scheme in Loxford Ward, Ilford. PC Glenn Pilley, with volunteers Raquel Cerezo, and Jaime Santos.

“Non-confrontational” vigilantes are set to “take back their streets” as they prepare to patrol in their neighbourhood.

Tue, 10:06
The luxury Eton Heights aparment block, in Woodford Green, where a 39-year-old man was stabbed in the leg during an altercation over a taxi. Police are appealing for witnesses. Picture: Google`

Redbridge Police are appealing for witnesses after a 39-year-old man was stabbed outside a luxury apartment block during an argument over a taxi.

Mon, 11:25
Redbridge police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a 72-year-old man was struck by a stool in a pub in Barkingside

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a 72-year-old man was injured with a bar stool in a pub.

Health

Thu, 15:45
Russell Brand with Fiona Snowball and Chris Fallon, both helped to recovery by 1NE in the Broadway, Woodford Green

A rehab centre, set up by a mother and daughter after addiction destroyed their family, goes on after winning the fight to stay open.

Wed, 09:35
Junior doctors strike  King George Hospital Barley Lane.

Junior doctors at King George Hospital, Barley Lane, Goodmayes, have gone on strike for a second day as the row over proposed contract changes continues.

Tue, 14:02
Junior doctors striking outside King George's Hospital, Goodmayes

Junior doctors have been on the picket line outside King George Hospital, in Barley Lane, Goodmayes, from 8am this morning.

Environment

Friday, April 22, 2016
Peter Caton, from Wanstead lane, Ilford,  is upset about the number of trees cut down in gardens and streets in the borough

From the rolling hills of Claybury Park to the wooded haven of Hainault Forest, Redbridge is known for its green spaces.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Local residents and children where the crossing is needed

Parents spoke of their relief after Redbridge Council promised to build two zebra crossings along a notorious “danger road”.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Local residents and children where the crossing is needed

Parents have described the lack of a zebra crossing near several primary and secondary schools as “absolutely crazy”.

Politics

Yesterday, 17:33
Ken Livingstone has been suspended from the Labour Party  (Picture: PA)

Redbridge’s Jewish community has “serious concerns” about the Labour party’s handling of anti-Semitism, according to one of its MPs.

Yesterday, 12:00
Voters will take to the polls to choose the next London mayor and their GLA representatives on May 5

As the countdown begins to Thursday’s elections, we profile Havering and Redbridge’s five local GLA candidates vying to win. Here is what you need to know about your local candidates.

Yesterday, 07:00
A child refugee in the makeshift settlement

The leader of Redbridge Council has defended the local authority’s record with Syrian refugees – despite taking on none since 2014.

Education

Thu, 16:00
Young citizens Award Redbridge College,
Helena Assan, age19

The dedicated care of nurses who helped a teenager through a terrifying health scare has led her to pursue a dream of following in their footsteps.

Wed, 17:53
Kirpan worn by Jaspreet Kaur, 21. Picture: Jaspreet Kaur

A school has confirmed Sikhs are allowed to carry kirpans – religious swords – on premises as long as they are worn “discreetly”.

Wed, 13:38
HSBC  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

The Woodford Green branch of HSBC will close on July 22 – the third bank to close in Redbridge in under a year.

Heritage

Wed, 15:13
Children wore traditional outfits to the celebration

More than 400 people celebrated the Sri Lankan New Year at an event this week.

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