The Mayor of London has announced plans for a “scrap for cash” fund to help low-income residents and businesses buy greener vehicles.

Residents have been given the opportunity to co-design a Library hub in Seven Kings.

Concern have been raised over Redbridge Council’s plan to introduce a Late Night Levy (LNL) which means that all premises selling alcohol between midnight and 6am will be charged up to £4,440.

Redbridge Council is rolling out 30 public access defibrillators in a bid to save lives.

If you haven’t lived with a baby then you simply won’t understand how important playgroups and children centres are.

Beal pupils left via a different exit after a police incident in Clayhall.

A disability charity has won a National Lottery grant to put on a heritage project.

Does your little one have a burning desire to be a firefighter?

Yes, it’s official - Nando’s is opening in Goodmayes.

Two siblings, whose dad died of a brain tumour, are starring in a charity campaign which will raise funds to help find a cure for the disease.

An online chatbot has helped reduce the number of telephone queries about bin collections by a quarter, freeing up busy Redbridge Council staff to focus on complex calls from residents.

Hundreds of professionals took part in a special Valentine’s Day event in Chigwell.

Love might not be in the air, after police made a formal representation against a Valentine’s day-themed event in Goodmayes.

Redbridge Council is planning on charging a Late Night Levy (LNL) which means that all premises selling alcohol between midnight and 6am will be charged up to £4,440 a year depending on the rateable value of their property.

Cake and shakes, Gants Hill, has been given a zero hygiene rating by the Food Standards Agency.

A rogue trader has been successfully prosecuted for supplying dangerous and illegal second-hand tyres to the public.

Whether you are an athlete, an elderly person, or both, residents suffering from knee conditions can now have treatment in Goodmayes rather than having to travel further afield.

Barkingside Conservatives claim they have discovered plans to build 261 homes on the Gants Hill library site, but Redbridge Council says the figure is “utter nonsense”.

Redbridge Council hopes the government will revoke plans to turn William Torbitt school into an academy after it was rated Good in its latest Ofsted report.

When you think of the 70s what springs to mind?

More than a dozen men – most of them from Redbridge – were fined for trying to buy sex at the weekend.

Plans have been submitted to expand a mosque in South Woodford.

Central government will cut all of its grants to Redbridge over the next two years leaving the local authority reliant on council tax and business rates.

An Ilford MP has set up a petition urging the government to do more to fund policing in London after City Hall predicted the Met will need to make £263m in savings by 2023.

Four fire engines and around 25 firefighters were called to a house in Seven Kings.

Redbridge libraries will undergo major upgrades over the next few months to improve online and interactive services for users.

Clayhall residents spotted a man testing car door handles.

Redbridge Heritage Centre staff and volunteers spent almost three years cataloguing building plans into a database to make it easier to spot trends and find out new information.

Car crashes in Clayhall

Saturday, February 2, 2019

Police are investigating after a car crashed with a tree in Clayhall yesterday.

New figures reveal that the number of empty shops in Ilford more than doubled in just one year.


The Exchange in Ilford has added a state-of-the-art, Savannah-themed play area, with hand painted animal sculptures, to its brand new family zone, designed by American creative agency Playtime

Are you an unpaid carer aged 25 or over? Are you interested in working towards getting into or back into work? Do you need practical help and support to get ready for this big step? If your answer is yes to at least two of these questions read on.

Struggling to find a buyer for your home in a slower market? We speak to Ilford property expert Nina Kaura from Portico about the Crossrail effect and why getting things right first time will get you the best price for your property.

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