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Rail passengers claim they have been bitten by fleas while travelling on Abellio Greater Anglia trains.

Members of the public use NatWest cash machines.

Residents have reacted with anger and disappointment at the announcement that NatWest bank in Seven Kings is to close.

Karolina Adamonyte, 19, and her dog Tina were attacked in Christie Gardens Park - a minute away from her home - by two dogs. Tina was bitten in the face and Karolina was bitten on her thumb while trying to protect Tina.

A traumatised teenager has spoken of her “bloody” ordeal after she and her dog were attacked in a park.

Iain Duncan Smith MP meeting parents at Churchfields Junior School in Churchfields, South Woodford, on Friday May 22 Credit: Ken Mears

Iain Duncan Smith MP has wasted no time in getting involved in community issues by meeting with campaigners fighting to repair a playground after his reelection.

One Khalsa biker at the Lee Rigby 'Ride of Respect' which began in Greenwich Park

A Sikh motorcycle group were given “a warm welcome” by thousands of other bikers at a special ride to commemorate Lee Rigby’s death on Friday.

L-R: Daren Burney, Matt Lorenzo, Ray Parlour and Andrew Klein Credit: Blake Ezra

Former Arsenal footballer Ray Parlour entertained guests with stories from his 400-plus league game career at a fundraiser for a care home last week.

Goodmayes Medical Practice with their certificate for their campaign to stop wasted prescriptions.

Each year unused prescriptions cost the NHS in Redbridge around £1 million.

A car was flipped onto its roof yesterday after a collision.

Thirteen arrests have been made in connection with a year-long investigation into a suspected international fraud scam.

Ilford Lane (Picture: Google Streetview)

Ilford Lane was shut for seven hours after a crash on Sunday which left one man suffering serious injuries.

Crime & Court

Tue, 10:11
Ilford Lane (Picture: Google Streetview)

Ilford Lane was shut for seven hours after a crash on Sunday which left one man suffering serious injuries.

Tue, 07:01
Petty criminals are targetting the Wildlife Centre in South Park. Park keeper Francesca Cliff, Christine Poole, Elaine and Tony Webb, Sylvia West, and Lorraine and Alan Dawes

A group of volunteers which maintains a park has said it feels targeted by petty criminals after four bird feeders went missing overnight.

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

Thursday, May 21, 2015

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.

Monday, May 4, 2015
Oaks Park High School pupil Jasmeet Kalsi having her hair cut by teacher Karen Kendall to donate to the Little Princess Trust

A girl from Oaks Park High School has donated her hair to the Little Princess Trust charity, after growing it for three years.

Politics

Tue, 11:48

Thirteen arrests have been made in connection with a year-long investigation into a suspected international fraud scam.

Tue, 09:44
Abridge Road, Chigwell. Picture: Google Street View

Police are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist died following a crash on Sunday.

Mon, 10:00
As TfL are taking over the London Liverpool Street to Shenfield line, it will now appear on the Tube map.

Train services from Shenfield to London Liverpool Street will be run by TfL from May 31.

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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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.

You could take in stunning views of London over brunch at the Sky Garden

Celebrate lighter, brighter days with the chance of winning an indulgent brunch for two with a bottle of bubbles at Darwin, the cool and casual brasserie 36 floors up at Sky Garden.

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