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Yesterday, 15:00

What’s happening around the borough’s non-profit making groups.

Masala restaurant in Eastern Avenue, Newbury Park hosted a big lunch and celebration for Vaisakhi.

The more senior members of the Indian community came out in force to celebrate Vaisakhi on Tuesday.

General Election 2015

Ilford North candidates will appear together for the first time at a hustings event in Barkingside this afternoon.

High Road, Ilford

A Redbridge Council service is moving to an appointments-only system.

Ilford Station

Train services in Ilford will be taken over from Abellio Greater Anglia by Transport for London next month (TfL) in preparation for Crossrail.

Marathon trainer Harmander Singh and Dr Jaspreet Kaur Lall are training for a marathon to raise money for Age Uk

Some of us will run the marathon once, some may run the 26 mile course several times – but Harmander Singh will clock up his 93rd marathon on April 26.

Wes Streeting and Elaine Norman with the young carers

The borough’s young carers have asked for greater support and recognition from professional services and councillors at an outreach and information event yesterday.

Man Inserting Voting Paper into a Ballot Box

Opposition leaders clashed over immigration, Right to Buy, Trident and EU membership in the latest televised election debate last night.

Labour Party leader Ed Miiband and Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon during the BBC Challengers' Election Debate 2015. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

David Cameron has warned of more borrowing and taxes if Ed Miliband does a deal with the Scottish National Party (SNP) to become Prime Minister.

Crime & Court

Fri, 17:43

A Redbridge Council service is moving to an appointments-only system.

Thu, 07:00
Man 'A' Photo credit: Met Police

Police have released these two CCTV images of two men in connection with a burglary at a children’s nursery.

Wed, 17:39
Winston Way, Ilford. Picture: Google Street View

A councillor vowed to push for traffic lights to replace a “dangerous” zebra crossing after a woman was left fighting for her life.

Health

Fri, 12:00

The borough’s young carers have asked for greater support and recognition from professional services and councillors at an outreach and information event yesterday.

Thu, 17:27
Steve Best is running the marathon for Great Ormond Street Hospital. His daughter, Katrina, 20, had two operations there, where she was 8 and 13, and her son Archae had open heart surgery when he was two to repair a valve in his heart. He is having his hair died purple at Toni and Guy's.

pic: Katrina, Archie, Steve, Floria

Two-year-old grandson had successful open heart surgery last November.

Saturday, April 11, 2015
John Burton and Ken Mastris from Redbridge prostate cancer charity Apple

It is well known that men can be reluctant to visit their GPs, putting off booking appointments when they feel unwell or have unusual symptoms.

Environment

Yesterday, 15:00

What’s happening around the borough’s non-profit making groups.

Sunday, April 12, 2015
Easter Egg hunt in the woods today Chigwell Row.

Hundreds of children flocked to the forest this weekend to take part in a huge Easter egg hunt.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Woodbridge high school

A petition has been launched opposing plans to expand a school after they were approved by the council.

Politics

Yesterday, 10:01

Ilford North candidates will appear together for the first time at a hustings event in Barkingside this afternoon.

Fri, 10:28
Man Inserting Voting Paper into a Ballot Box

Opposition leaders clashed over immigration, Right to Buy, Trident and EU membership in the latest televised election debate last night.

Fri, 09:24
Labour Party leader Ed Miiband and Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon during the BBC Challengers' Election Debate 2015. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

David Cameron has warned of more borrowing and taxes if Ed Miliband does a deal with the Scottish National Party (SNP) to become Prime Minister.

Education

Sunday, April 12, 2015

A charity chief is calling on young people to help shape its future after it celebrated a landmark anniversary.

Thursday, April 9, 2015
A general view of fast food stores in High Road, Seven Kings (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

Takeaways have offered a mixed response after council proposals were put forward to ban new food outlets opening near schools.

Thursday, April 9, 2015
Miha Folkston, seven, Inaay Mohammed, seven and Asra Ashraff, eight at the Science fair at Gearies Primary School in Gants Hill

Volcanoes, corn starch, owls and electricity were just some of the varied experiments shown off by pupils at a science fair.

Heritage

Yesterday, 15:00

What’s happening around the borough’s non-profit making groups.

Tue, 14:10
Dresden survivor Hans Haenlein, former flight sergeant Max Bean, Fairlop Heritage Group chairman David Martin, deputy mayor Cllr Linda Huggett and her consort, husband Brian. Picture: Ron Jeffries

The pilots who battled to defend London’s streets from the feared German Zeppelins were remembered at a commemorative ceremony.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
The Easter parade in Ilford town centre, where the festival will take place.

Redbridge and six other London boroughs have organised a touring arts programme for 2015 and 2016.

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Glen Moray whiskey could be winging its way to you.

The Glen Moray Classic is a classic Speyside single malt and forms the starting point for the Classic Range.

Seasons 1-4 on Blu-ray, as well as a shiny new Sony Blu-ray player could be coming your way!

To celebrate the fifth series of George RR Martin and HBO’s epic fantasy Game of Thrones, Ladbrokes is giving away a series one to four Blu-ray box set along with a Sony Blu-ray player to one lucky winner!

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