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A drug and alcohol addiction centre that has helped thousands of people beat substance addiction has marked its 30th anniversary.

Residents have been warned watch out for fly-tippers, after a rogue trader went down an Ilford street charging £10 to dump rubbish in neighbours’ gardens.

At a Redbridge Council meeting last week, the Recorder ran into a very special woman.

Chris Keates and Lesley Curtis in Murder is Announced at the Kenneth More Theatre. Picture: KENNETH MORE THEATRE

The cladding at the Orchard Estate is to be “upgraded as a matter of urgency”, even though tests show it is different to Grenfell Tower’s.

Cuts to education, the growing problem of rats and threat of King George Hospital’s A&E closing were discussed at Redbridge Council last night.

A restaurant owners bid to extend his opening hours until 2am has been quashed by Redbridge Council.

A Turkish restaurant will today find out whether it will be able to sell alcohol until 1am, despite fears from residents it could lead to drunken anti-social behaviour.

Three of Redbridge’s most senior Labour politicians have written to the health secretary urging him to stop the closure of King George Hospital’s A&E.

Three new spaces have opened in Redbridge Central Library, allowing access to technology, business advice and a new heritage centre.

Redbridge Council’s leader and the chairman of the Federation of Redbridge Muslim Organisations (Formo) have put out a joint statement condemning the Finsbury Park terror attack.

A petition calling for fairer parking at bays that require users to use a mobile phone service is to be debated by Redbridge Council after amassing a staggering 1,582 signatures.

Rising up like two shark fins piercing Ilford’s skyline, Pioneer Point is its most recognisable landmark for newcomers by train or car.

Activists who have spent years battling against Redbridge Council’s plans to build 850 homes on Oakfields finally got the chance to put their concerns to a planning inspector at a meeting today.

Redbridge Council is reviewing fire risk assessments in all 18 of its high rises following the tragedy in Grenfell Tower this morning.

Redbridge Council was accused of picking and choosing what it decided was green belt at a meeting on the borough’s long term housing plans yesterday.

Controversial plans to build 850 homes on playing fields in Newbury Park will see seven football pitches moved more than two miles away, a planning inspector heard today.

A charity is celebrating after raising £10,000 to help fund its pop-up shelter where homeless people can sleep and receive support to find a job.

It is thought one of the London Bridge attackers tried to radicalise young people in Redbridge and police are talking to schools in the borough.

The first day of a series of hearings that will ultimately decide whether or not Redbridge Council can build on Oakfields took place yesterday.

Redbridge Council, community leaders and the Muslim community have shared their sorrow following the terror attack in London on Saturday night.

Do you live in Ilford North? Take our quiz to find out how well you really know the area.

As this year’s general election campaign reaches its climax, the issue of Redbridge Council’s plans to build on Oakfields has found itself dragged into the spotlight.

Our tallest building is Pioneer Point and the town isn’t home to thousands of film stars but Ilford has a lot of great points.

A “death-trap” bend in a residential road, which has seen at least 15 accidents in the past three years, needs to be addressed, say frustrated residents.

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