Redbridge Council

A Gants Hill United Reform Church leader is calling on the community to work together to create a nativity scene in Ilford town centre.

If residents are caught littering by Redbridge Council’s private littering police in the future, there will be no option of a discount for paying the fine early.

Elderly residents at a care home are set to move after councillors approved plans for the home’s closure.

Black people in Redbridge are three times more likely to be stopped and searched, are more likely to live in overcrowded accommodation and have less access to mental health services.

Efforts are being stepped up to help protect residents from dodgy doorstep callers in Barkingside.

“Dangerous” lighting conditions may see Ilford Football Club fined or closed, its chairman claims.

A pedestrian “left for dead” in a hit and run crash is appealing for help in tracing the driver responsible for inflicting his life-changing injuries.

Families are not taking up free childcare places for two-year-olds in Redbridge.

On a cold, crisp Sunday morning, armed forces, dignitaries, residents and religious leaders came together to remember those who gave their lives for the country.

A campaign group has recruited a legal firm to challenge the Local Plan, should Redbridge Council approve it.

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

Iain Duncan Smith is calling on Redbridge Council to reconsider a development in Woodford Green, which the ombudsman is investigating over the planning process.

A Redbridge care company offering home visits to vulnerable elderly residents has allegedly been struck by staff walkouts after a payment dispute.

Essential work to upgrade the water supply network in Seven Kings will soon be taking place.

Redbridge Council officers will meet with the owners of an historic cinema turned banqueting hall to discuss their concerns after the venue held a strip show at the weekend.

A look back at the biggest local stories from this week 20, 40 and 60 years ago.

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

After a seven year battle, residents are overjoyed that planning permission has been granted to turn the former Doctor Johnson pub into a Co-op shop.

Soldiers past and present will be in the community’s thoughts next weekend, as a number of services are held to mark Remembrance Day.

A Jeremy Corbyn supporting Redbridge councillor has instructed a lawyer to represent him against the Labour Party, after he was deselected for next year’s council elections.

Ilford’s Buckingham Road Cemetery and the adjacent Ilford Cemetery have been neglected by years of indifference from officials, a campaign group has said.

Last orders were called for the final time at the Valentine pub this year, but its closure was just the top of the pint glass for Redbridge.

Efforts are being stepped up to recruit more foster carers in the borough in a major campaign led by Redbridge Council.

Redbridge residents are set to be “challenged daily” over the next week as part of the borough’s bid to become a London borough of culture.

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