Cllr Jas Athwal

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.

Builders will arrive in Goodmayes on Monday to start work on a new public swimming pool.

The Friends of Wanstead Parkland were concerned about the reduced levels of the lakes in Wanstead Park last year.

A full “gold standard” consultation on potential changes to parking in Wanstead will be launched next month, the council has revealed.

A budget that will see Redbridge Council save £30.3million in “transformations” by 2022 was branded “fiscal incontinence” by the opposition last night.

Three sports’ governing bodies have slammed Redbridge Council’s post-Oakfields playing pitch proposals, saying they are not “achievable or realistic”.

A charity supporting homeless people across the borough received a royal visit in recognition of its work.

A mob of around 14 teens have been terrorising a street in Goodmayes for six years by selling drugs and throwing acid, it has been claimed.

The leader of Redbridge Council is demanding answers from the prime minister after claims of a sweetheart deal with Surrey County Council came to light.

A deputation from Wanstead parking activists WeWantSay grilled councillors on their plans for a consultation on the issue at a cabinet meeting on Tuesday.

Parents of children with special educational needs confronted councillors at a tense cabinet meeting last night over proposed changes to their current transport system.

Redbridge Council is hoping to attract a university to Ilford town centre as part of the regeneration with Crossrail, it can be revealed.

Redbridge Council has spent more than £10,000 on biscuits and tea in the last year, despite recently launching a healthy eating drive.

The leader of Redbridge Council has stressed that its upcoming budget will focus on transforming services and streamlining infrastructure to save money.

A special ceremony was held in today to remember the lives of the millions who died in the Holocaust and other atrocities around the world.

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