The Environment Agency is investigating a water course that runs near a special needs school in Redbridge amid fears that it could be contaminated.

Embedded in Redbridge Council’s website are some of the highest numbers of third-party advertising trackers in the country, the Recorder can reveal.

A Hainault phone dealership has faced further complaints from customers demanding refunds.

The number of people subjected to on-the-spot searches in Redbridge has more than tripled in a year.

A developer has started work on an ex-landfill site before getting planning permission following an explosive court case.

The leader of Redbridge Council has appealed for more police to be restored to the streets as it emerges just 16 per cent of shoplifting crimes are being solved.

Ex-members of a collapsed investment scheme held a protest at Al Madina Mosque today claiming to be owed tens of thousands of pounds.

A school’s head of finance tried to “maximise” the number of pupils to get more government cash.

More than £1.3million of taxpayer cash was spent on consultants to advise Redbridge Council on major building works in 2017/18.

The co-architect of an east London investment scheme that allegedly left 1,700 people out of pocket has been arrested in Dubai, according to the Gulf News.

Five neighbourhoods in Redbridge are among the 20pc most “deprived” in the country, according to government figures.

A block of flats in Chadwell Heath has been in near-drought conditions for three months with residents forced to travel across London to wash.

A man from Ilford has been arrested in connection with a murder of a young man in Norfolk.

Evidence of “serious mismanagement” has been found at an east London charity sending funds to Bangladesh.

A Hainault phone dealership has insisted issues are being dealt with after coming under fire from customers who bought expensive phones.

Police have stormed dozens of addresses in Redbridge and seized a gun, drugs and cash in a landmark crackdown on drug-related violence.

The vast majority of robberies in Redbridge are going unsolved by police as figures reveal the borough’s most crime-ridden streets.

Enforcement notices issued by Redbridge Council to private landlords have skyrocketed in the past two years, new figures reveal.

Council chiefs say they will take action against an unlicensed home where neighbours complain up to 15 people are living.

Officers at Redbridge Council are preparing to slap an unlawful guest house with an enforcement notice almost two years after it was first reported to the council by residents.

A raft of fresh measures to tackle prostitution in Ilford Lane have been announced at a heated public meeting.

A house owned by the wife of an ex-Mayor of Redbridge has been vacated after police received reports that occupants were running a brothel.

Ex-council homes bought under right to buy in Redbridge have been sold off by private owners for tens of millions of pounds, new figures have revealed.

Members of the Muslim community have spoken of their fraught experience with the global “investment” scheme called Leverage, which scores of households in North and East London paid into.

A global “investment” scheme that targeted the Muslim community over two years has left some people claiming to be thousands of pounds out of pocket.

An estate agents in Chadwell Heath has insisted there was no breach of its customers’ privacy after it was alleged that an ex-employee had been taking confidential client data off the premises.

London Fire Brigade spent more than £350,000 on Redbridge’s fire stations over four years, including on a kitchen refurbishment that went £31,000 over budget.

Ninety-eight per cent of vehicle crime in Redbridge has gone unsolved over the past three years.

Redbridge Council has quietly splashed out £25 million on commercial properties, including the sites of two nightclubs, an investigation has found.


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