Cllr Jas Athwal

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.

Building work on a new swimming pool in Wanstead will begin within a year, Redbridge’s Labour administration has said.

Councillors came out in force to celebrate the frame completion of a new housing development in Ilford on Friday (October 20). The Paragon project, Ilford Hill, will create 141 flats- 36 of which will be offered at an affordable rent and 105 offered under shared ownership.

Redbridge Council has made a dramatic U-turn and reintroduced free garden waste collections with “old style bags”, just seven months after launching the scheme.

Endangered species will be bred in a new zoo in Hainault Forest County Park.

A sitting Labour councillor has been blocked from standing in next year’s council elections by Redbridge Momentum members, it has been claimed.

A zoo will be built in Redbridge after Vision Redbridge Culture and Leisure won a £4.5million funding bid from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).

Redbridge Council has spent more than £100,000 on cleaning up rubbish left by Travellers this year, and is seeking a high court injunction to stop illegal encampments.

Absentee landlords who fail to deal with poor conditions may be a thing of the past thanks to a new borough-wide Redbridge Council scheme.

A wheelchair user has shared her difficult experiences of trying to travel around Gants Hill while attempting to dodge cars that are causing obstructions on the pavement.

During my two-and-a-half years reporting for the Recorder, no stories have proved more divisive or debated than parking pieces.

For most drivers, the only place they can be certain of parking without facing unwelcome fines is their drive, but not so down one Redbridge street.

MPs, councillors and police from Redbridge and Barking and Dagenham held a second public meeting in as many months to discuss prostitution around Ilford Lane.

Part of the cladding on the Orchard Estate – formerly the Broadmead – is being upgraded. Picture: KEN MEARS

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.

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.

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.

The council’s new garden waste collection system has faced a lot of opposition. Picture: PA

Redbridge’s healthcare activists were out in force on Tuesday to promote awareness of an upcoming public meeting on a lack of GPs.

Work has begun on the borough’s newest public pool, which will be built in Mayfield School, Goodmayes.

Faith leaders have united on a plan to build a pop-up hostel for rough sleepers, where they could live and receive job training.

The promised “gold standard” consultation on highly-contested changes parking rules in Wanstead opened yesterday.

Campaigners are holding a march from Valentines Park to Redbridge Town Hall today, to protest the planned closure of the borough’s only emergency unit.

A debate on changes to the structure of Redbridge Council that opposition councillors claim will reduce transparency is set to take place tonight.


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