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The wreakage from the crash in Wanstead on April 24. Photo: Avril Hahn

Car flips near Wanstead station - roads closed and traffic building

A car has flipped over in Wanstead, leaving debris and glass scattered in the road.

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Rosemary Shearman

South Woodford’s Thomas Blazquez beat pensioner to death before attempting suicide, court hears

An elderly widow was beaten her to death on the morning she was due to go on a luxury cruise by a Criminal Prosecution Service clerk, a court heard yesterday.

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Toddler, two, treated for head injury after falling from first-floor window in Ilford

A toddler was treated for a head injury yesterday evening after falling from a first-floor window.

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Gants Hill, Central Line station

Disruption expected as more Tube strikes hit Central Line in Redbridge

Tube workers are set to start another five days of strikes on Monday.

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The elections are on May 22.

Redbridge Council election hustings being held in Barkingside

Election candidates will battle it out at a public hustings in Barkingside on Monday.

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Newly independent Redbridge Neighbourhood Watch vowing to ‘take back the streets’

An organisation which works to help keep the borough’s streets safe has become fully independent.

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L-R Juliet Chowdhry, David Cameron and Wilson Chowdhry Photo credit: Wilson Chowdhry

British Pakistani Christian Association chairman attends Number 10 Easter reception

David Cameron invited Wilson Chowdhry, the chairman of the British Pakistani Christian Association (BPCA) to Number 10 Downing Street to hear him speak about the state of Christianity around the world.

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Children injured in Woodford Green crash involving lorry and car

Two children were injured when a lorry and a car crashed this morning in Woodford Green.

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A fire broke out at the block of flats, Bridle Path, in Woodford Green, yesterday morning just before 5am.

Residents describe ‘terrifying’ evacuation from Woodford Green tower block fire

Residents have spoken of the “terrifying” moment a fire broke out in a high rise block of flats in Woodford Green yesterday morning.

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Amar Raithatha, 25, who recently survived a cardiac arrest

Gym instructors save life of man, 25, who went into cardiac arrest on treadmill

A man who went into cardiac arrest while working out at the gym is thanking the instructors who saved his life.

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TRAVEL: Delays and cancellations on Greater Anglia services in to London

Passengers are experiencing delays of up to 20 minutes this morning on Greater Anglia trains between Southend and Liverpool Street.

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16-months-old Arthur Gray walks with his mother Victoria at the Big Toddle event by Barnardos children.

Gallery: Barnardo’s organises Big Toddle event in Barkingside

Interns at Barnardo’s invited under five year olds to wear their favourite regal outfit and come for a walk at the prince and princess themed ‘Big Toddle’ today.

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The Mayor will lend her support to Hainault writers

Mayor to attend Hainault writers’ book launch

Hainault Creative Writers’ Group will launch their seventh anthology on Thursday with mayor of Redbridge Cllr Felicity Banks and several other councillors in attendance.

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The kitchen was damaged by fire in March. Picture: Wasim Hussain

Ilford Lane chicken shop reopens after fire devastation

A chicken shop in Ilford has reopened after being damaged by a fire from the kitchen.

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Organic Ilford is starting up its project distributing fresh food bags. The Tap is one of their pick-up points. Toni Dipple with some of the fresh vegtables they have to offer.

Vegetables from Dagenham? Fresh organic food coming to Redbridge from local farms

Getting vegetables from the farm to the fork in a day sounds like a dream from a bygone era but it is being made a reality in Redbridge.

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Fire in Woodford Green flat block sparks early morning evacuation

A high rise block of flats in Woodford Green was evacuated when a fire broke out in the early hours of this morning.

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Children were given Easter eggs and a booklet on the Easter story. Picture: Fiona Hanson

Children given Easter eggs at Barkingside Sunday service

A congregation of 80 attended the Easter Sunday service at Barkingside Methodist Church.

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Trial of South Woodford man accused of murdering pensioner Rosemary Shearman set to begin

The trial of the South Woodford man accused of murdering pensioner Rosemary Shearman is due to begin.

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The number of burglaries has started to fall.

Devastating impact of burglary on children in Redbridge revealed

Being a victim of crime is traumatising for anyone but being affected as a child can leave wounds that run deep into adulthood.

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Goodmayes boy Cynikal to light up Leyton in debut show

Goodmayes rapper to perform first headline gig

Goodmayes MC Cynikal will headline his first show this Thursday at Leyton Sixth Form College.

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The couple in Australia.

The Seven Kings teacher who cycled around the world for his honeymoon

For many couples, the idea of an ideal honeymoon is two weeks of sun, sea and sand but newlyweds Kat and Steve Turner chose to cycle 30,500km around the world instead.

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