The Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) has announced how much each local authority is to receive under the Covid Winter Grant Scheme.

Ilford South MP Sam Tarry recently hosted a virtual session on education to allow his constituents to raise important issues.

A number of concerned residents have spoken out about the plans to redevelop Barkingside’s Little Gearies estate as the consultation deadline approaches.

The Romford customers of a new home shopping catalogue have clubbed together to make a sizeable donation to the Barnardo’s Wellbeing Hub in Ilford.

Wanstead woman Peggy O’Riordan has decorated her Christmas tree with face masks to pay tribute to the NHS.

The deadline is approaching for residents to submit their questions for next week’s webinar on tackling crime in Redbridge.

An Ilford musician is about to embark upon one of most creatively exciting adventures of an already colourful career.

Both Ilford MPs have called for a cautious approach as Redbridge prepares to move into Tier 2 when lockdown ends on December 2.

Redbridge Council has thrown its support behind White Ribbon Day which calls for an end to male violence against women.

The first two shows of the Christmas panto at the Kenneth More Theatre are set to be free for NHS workers.

Three sisters from Ilford have followed in their parents’ footsteps by pursuing careers in teaching.

Mercato Metropolitano has put the call out for artwork to go on display at its new sustainable community market.

A secondary school in Woodford Green continues to lead the way with its innovative approach to climate change.

This year’s Mitzvah Day in Redbridge was celebrated with a zoom singalong organised by Jewish Care.

An Ilford teenager has been treated to his dream day thanks to a charity campaign that rewards unsung heroes.

Ilford North MP Wes Streeting has blasted the government for its “woefully inadequate” approach to next year’s exam season.

The South Park/Loxford Action Group met with Redbridge Council to discuss proposals to build more than 150 homes in the area.

Hainault charity The Dream Factory has set up an advent calendar prize draw as it seeks to fundraise the money needed to grant its 500th dream.

Redbridge Foodbank has put out a further call for donations after revealing it delivered 7128 food parcels between April and September this year.

The number of Universal Credit claimants in Redbridge rose by 526 between September and October.

An Ilford man is one of three people due to appear in court next month after being charged with drug offences.

Plans to build more than 100 new homes on Barkingside’s Little Gearies estate have been submitted for review, as part of a drive to address the housing shortage in the borough.

“I think we’ll be ok if it’s only a one month lockdown — any longer than that and we run into problems.”

The Fairlop Heritage Group held a small ceremony to mark this year’s Remembrance Day after Covid-19 forced it to cancel its usual service.

A Redbridge service designed to help patients make changes to improve their health and wellbeing has been recognised for its work during the Covid-19 pandemic.

A number of Redbridge parks are in the running to be crowned one of the best green spaces in the country.

Police are appealing for help to find a missing 17-year-old with ties to Ilford.

A Redbridge-born entrepreneur has raised more than £3,000 toward the cost of creating a smart-device for those with autism by hiking from Brighton to Scotland.

Redbridge Council has set up a survey inviting residents to help shape the future of crime management in the borough.

Redbridge politicians have reacted to the news that the children’s emergency department at King George Hospital is to close overnight during winter.


Let’s get physical! One of the dangers of lockdown is to be lulled into laziness, watching too many box sets, and eating and drinking too much, but there is no excuse to not start exercising to get fit and stay healthy.

UK Government Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced extra measures to support workers and businesses throughout winter, including a furlough scheme extension paying 80 per cent of staff wages.

The way the UK does business with Europe changes from January 1, heralding a new start. All companies that trade with the EU need to act now to make sure they are set to go.

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