Wes Streeting

There was a “spine-tingling” reading of the names of 70 South Woodford men who died fighting in the First World War at the town’s Armistice centenary memorial service this morning (Saturday, November 10).

King George Hospital is closing its cancer unit.

Prayer, martial arts and the raising of a flag marked the official opening of a Chadwell Heath school building inspired by the famed Sikh Golden Temple in Amritsar, India.

Ilford North MP Wes Streeting is urging residents with any information about the murder of Moses Mayele to come forward.

Badgers, amphibians, rare birds and reptiles may be re-housed from their existing habitats in a contested section of land near Fairlop Waters Country Park set to become the site of a lorry through road.

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

Around 80 people had their say on what to include in a legal definition of Islamophobia at London-wide consultation in Hainault.

The seat of Ilford South is to remain unaltered under the latest Boundary Commission proposals, while the Wanstead area will be subsumed by Ilford North.

The Mayor of Redbridge and an Ilford MP joined residents at a coffee morning in Aldborough Hatch to help raise more than £400 for The Children’s Society.

Ilford North MP Wes Streeting is urging the Labour Party to adopt an internationally recognised definition of antisemitism.

An Ilford MP has slammed a Tory politician for tweeting a ‘racist’ image depicting the Mayor of London engaging in sexual intercourse with a pig in response to protests against US President Donald Trump’s visit to the UK.

Hundreds came together to celebrate the life of an eight-year-old Woodford Green girl who passed away after a two year battle with a rare brain tumour.

Green-fingered residents used their flower arranging prowess to represent the City of London’s numerous trades at a church festival in Aldborough.

Residents can continue using Uber to travel after a court decided the firm should be awarded a new 15-month probationary license across the capital.

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

An Ilford MP met with the President of France in a bid to strenghten Franco-British ties amid looming Brexit uncertainty.

Across the globe, tributes are being paid to an eight-year-old Woodford Green girl who has sadly passed away after battling an incurable brain tumour for more than two years.

There is no obstacle too great for pupils at a Barkingside primary school who have jumped, boxed and vaulted their way to raising more than £4,500 for new sports equipment.

An adventure playground in Woodford Green that is specially built for children and young people with disabilities has been chosen as the new Mayor of Redbridge’s nominated charity of the year.

Tributes have poured in for ex-Labour cabinet minister Dame Tessa Jowell, who has died aged 70 following a year-long battle with brain cancer.

A Woodford Green mum and dad are urging the community to take on the #LemonFaceChallenge to raise awareness of an incurable brain tumour that has affected their daughter.

Politicians and faith leaders are rallying together in support of a vital Woodford Green disabilities charity struggling to fund its services.

Labour MPs Wes Streeting and Mike Gapes are urging leader Jeremy Corbyn to use actions, rather than words, to address anti-Semitism within the party’s ranks.

Bottles, beer cans, fast food wrappers, plastic bags, nappies and tins were just a few of the items of litter found by some 30 volunteers who took part in the Great British Spring Clean of Aldborough Hatch on Saturday.

Patrol groups and the police’s Operation Mexico were praised for the reduction of burglaries at a crime meeting organised by Ilford North MP Wes Streeting.


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