An Ilford eight-year-old who volunteers monthly to help feed rough sleepers and donated £70 of her birthday money to buy them food is this week’s Young Citizen nominee.

A driven and ambitious Kantor King Solomon pupil who worked incredibly hard to complete her Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) Award is this week’s Young Citizen nominee.

A 15-year-old who volunteers to help feed Ilford’s rough sleepers and help primary school pupils learn to read is this week’s Young Citizen nominee.

A courageous 11-year-old who muzzled an “out-of-control” dog after it mauled four of his playmates – two of whom were taken to hospital – is this week’s Young Citizen nominee.

Weeks after finishing his A-levels an actor from Ilford began rehearsals for a new Bollywood inspired play about friendship and courage.

This week’s Young Citizen nominee is a 17-year-old Chigwell volunteer dedicated to helping children within the borough’s Jewish Community overcome obstacles.

A 24-year-old volunteer working to bridge the gap between worlds of the deaf and the hearing is this week’s Young Citizen nominee.

An 11-year-old karate champion who has scooped a slew of gold and silver medals while battling Type-1 diabetes is this week’s Young Citizen nominee.

A schoolgirl who teaches youngsters good manners, how to respect their elders and basic Arabic for two hours a day, five-days a week has been nominated for our Young Citizen Award.

A heroic 18-year-old ice cream shop assistant swooped into action to retrieve a school boy’s phone from the clutches of masked muggers.

A 13-year-old who makes more than 50 sandwiches a week for the borough’s rough sleepers is this week’s nominee for our Young Citizen Award.

A 17-year-old Chigwell volunteer dedicated to helping children with special education needs within the borough’s Jewish community is this week’s Young Citizen nominee.

An award-winning 16-year-old Seven Kings writer is championing the power of the pen to overcome mental health struggles.

An eight-year-old schoolgirl has ambitions of sharing laughter and stories by becoming a children’s author.

Families facing poverty could struggle to feed and clothe their children over the summer holidays.

A prize-winning 12-year-old chess wizard from South Woodford is encouraging his peers to put down their computer games and try their luck at becoming grandmasters.

A 22-year-old student activist from Clayhall is fighting to end discrimination at home and abroad.

A 23-year-old Ilford woman has founded a media diversity charity aiming to quash stereotypes and share untold stories.

We’ve all seen people sleeping rough in Ilford town centre. Some will give them money, others will feel sympathy but be unsure what they can do to help.

An international artist hopes to break the ice between Redbridge’s diverse communities through an interactive installation in Ilford town centre.

Bodgers staff were praised for working “like Trojans” over the last few months at a tearful morning meeting on the last day of trading.

The so-called Beast from the East coated Redbridge in a blanket of snow overnight and 17 schools have announced they will be closed today.

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

Redbridge will be hoping to brush off the festive cobwebs and get 2018 off to a winning start this weekend.

A teenager who has been offered a places to study at Yale university and Oxford is this week’s Young Citizen nominee.


Struggling to find a buyer for your home in a slower market? We speak to Ilford property expert Nina Kaura from Portico about the Crossrail effect and why getting things right first time will get you the best price for your property.

Exchange Ilford is a shopping centre on a mission to make it a more welcoming and accessible place to the people of Redbridge.

An Ilford shoe retailer and podiatry practice is taking the next step with a move to a new shop just a few doors down.

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