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Reliability on the Central line is improving, despite a recent spate of faulty train signals, according to Transport for London

Firefighters are asking motorists to avoid parking their cars on top of their hose as they work to dampen down a major fire in Wanstead Flats.

Transport for London (TfL) is trialling a new technology to help put an end to the ear-splitting screech commuters hear when they travel through Wanstead on the Central line.

Bus drivers in Redbridge are being sent on training courses to learn how to brake and accelerate more gently.

Primary school children have thanked the hundreds of firefighters and police officers who battled a major blaze in the grasslands of Wanstead Flats - London’s biggest ever grass fire.

A ‘vile’ paedophile who preyed on ‘vulnerable’ children for more than 30 years has been jailed.

The number of pubs in Redbridge has fallen by 21per cent and the Mayor of London is calling for a “united effort” to save the remaining ones.

Redbridge is one of the worst boroughs in London for wasting water, according to a new report on the affordability of fresh drinking water across the capital.

The community has rallied together after a wildfire engulfed the grasslands of Wanstead Flats yesterday (July 15) - the biggest grass fire in London’s history.

A number of roads remain closed following the major fire which engulfed Wanstead Flats yesterday (July 15) - London’s biggest ever grass fire.

Wanstead Flats’ iconic skylarks have escaped the wrath of the huge wildfire that engulfed the grassland yesterday (July 15) - the biggest grass fire in London’s history.

The number of burglaries in Redbridge has increased by 18per cent in the last year, according to data from the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC).

An urgent safety warning has been issued after hundreds of firefighters battled a wildfire in Wanstead Flats - the biggest grass fire in London’s history.

Parents campaigning to create a natural playground in Wanstead Park have received the blessing of the City of London Corporation to put together a detailed proposal.

Hundreds of firefighters battled a large blaze in the grasslands of Wanstead Flats.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

The National Health Service has just celebrated its 70th birthday and last weekend I took part in street stalls in Wanstead, Leytonstone and Leyton.

It has often been said that the NHS is now the nearest thing Britain possesses to a national religion.

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.

More children than ever across Ilford, Wanstead and the surrounding areas are getting the chance to take part in the Lawn Tennis Association’s (LTA) hugely successful Tennis for Kids programme and pick up a tennis racket for the first time, thanks to an increase in the number of places available for children in London and the South East.

This week former press photographer Geoff Wilkinson, who owns gallery EightyFour in Wanstead, shares his views of the borough

Ilford’s new Elizabeth line station is behind schedule, with Network Rail saying that it will be “challenging” to have it ready for December 2019.

Health campaigners and politicians have visited 10 Downing Street to call on the prime minister to increase the supply of critical care beds at two east London hospitals.

With an early summer following the July heatwave here are some of the activities families can enjoy over the next few weeks.

An Ilford MP has slammed a Tory politician for tweeting a ‘racist’ image depicting the Mayor of London engaging in sexual intercourse with a pig in response to protests against US President Donald Trump’s visit to the UK.

An Ilford headteacher who let a London Bridge terrorist attempt to radicalise her primary school pupils has been banned from the classroom for life.

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