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Residents and councillors have praised the police’s swift response in closing down another brothel in Goodmayes ward.

Redbridge Town Hall. Picture: Redbridge Council

The search for a new chief executive of Redbridge Council is set to begin after Roger Hampson announced he will be retiring from the role next year.

Lord Alan Sugar. Picture: PA/Philip Toscano

A teenager has been ordered to pay a celebrity businessman £100 in compensation.

Redbridge Witzo,a women's group which raises money for women's causes, hosted a strawberry tea event at Old Parkonians Association in Ilford.Elsa Linder, Val Middlebungh, Gloria Soskin, Sean Devoren (Head Butler at the Savoy Hotel) Muriel Silver, Judy Rose, Norma Levinson and Maxine Karobik

Dreary weather could not stop the women of Redbridge Women’s International Zionist Organisation (WIZO) from enjoying themselves as they hosted a strawberry tea event with a special guest.

Campaign group People's NHS rallying in George Lane, South Woodford, and getting people to sign its petition to improve healthcare and stop privatisation of the NHS.

Campaign group People’s NHS held a rally in George Lane, South Woodford, on Saturday.

Terri-Anne Maxfield, missing from Stoke-on-Trent for more than a week, is believed to be in Ilford.

Terri-Anne Maxfield, who is missing from Stoke-on-Trent, may be in Ilford.

Cllr Varindar Singh Bola

A councillor has praised the work of the borough’s police to increase ethnic minority officer numbers.

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A woman jumped out of a window to escape from a house fire.

Concerns aired about homeless man living in a

Outreach workers have appealed for a homeless man believed to be living in a make-shift “shanty” house to contact them.

Crime & Court

Residents and councillors have praised the police’s swift response in closing down another brothel in Goodmayes ward.

Yesterday, 11:13
Cllr Varindar Singh Bola

A councillor has praised the work of the borough’s police to increase ethnic minority officer numbers.

Wed, 16:10
Mohammed Parvez, 46, was attacked on his way home from Seven Kings Station

A man who was kicked in the head and robbed is appealing for witnesses to the brutal attack to come forward.

Health

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Health commissioners in Redbridge are being investigated by a government watchdog over “pricing arrangements” involving elective care services.

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The corner of Mornington Road and Oaks Lane, Woodford Green, where Greenmantle Care Home is located. Picture: Google Maps

An unannounced health watchdog inspection found a Woodford Green nursing home had breached safety and nutritional regulations.

Friday, July 24, 2015
medical doctor comforting senior patient

Redbridge has been chosen for a new ‘vanguard’ programme in which patients will be assessed online before going to A&E.

Environment

The pouring rain couldn’t dampen the spirits of a group of volunteers who gave up their Sunday to help clean up the borough.

Thursday, July 23, 2015
Wanstead Park is the largest conservation area in Redbridge. Photo credit: Redbridge Council

A heated debate is expected to take place tonight over plans to scrap a conservation panel which advises on planning applications.

Monday, July 20, 2015
File photo dated 24/09/14 of Sadiq Khan, who has announced his bid to run as Labour's candidate for mayor of London as party colleague Diane Abbott also threw her hat into the ring.

A London mayoral candidate has said building on the borough’s green belt would be “catastrophic”.

Politics

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The search for a new chief executive of Redbridge Council is set to begin after Roger Hampson announced he will be retiring from the role next year.

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Lord Alan Sugar. Picture: PA/Philip Toscano

A teenager has been ordered to pay a celebrity businessman £100 in compensation.

Yesterday, 13:28
Terri-Anne Maxfield, missing from Stoke-on-Trent for more than a week, is believed to be in Ilford.

Terri-Anne Maxfield, who is missing from Stoke-on-Trent, may be in Ilford.

Education

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Tim Smith from Redbridge College was named Outstanding BTEC Teacher/Tutor of the year 2015 award at the Royal Horticultural Halls.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
School fair at Downshall Primary School,  Junur Jamal, age11

Downshall Primary School’s annual summer fair brought together parents, children and teachers to celebrate the end of the academic year.

Thursday, July 16, 2015
Pupils from Parkhill Junior School and Wohl Ilford Jewish Primary School enjoying some beach volleyball in Canary Wharf

More than 100 Redbridge school pupils tested their spikes, digs and beach volleyball skills on the sand in the grand setting of Canary Wharf.

Heritage

Wed, 17:00

Almost seven million people walked through Gants Hill Underground station last year, yet probably very few know its unique status amongst London architecture.

Mon, 12:10
Valentines Park Love Park day as part of the national Love Parks Week celebration. Ava Bowel, five and Eliza Bowel, two

Youngsters braved the rain to show their love for one of Redbridge’s beautiful parks.

Saturday, July 25, 2015
Paul Oliver with a photograph of his father Harry (Henry) Oliver, who survived the First World War

In July 1915, 100 years ago, my father went to Holborn and enlisted in the British Army.

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