Up and coming sports stars from across Redbridge have been awarded for their commitment to their chosen sport in the last year.

A team of nurses, therapists and play staff from Haven House Children’s Hospice will brave freezing temperatures to raise funds for charity.

Redbridge MPs have been locked in a cell to raise money for ELHAP and won’t be let out until they’ve raised £1,000 each.

Haven House’s Sparkle Walk is back, and it’s bigger, brighter and packed with even more glitter.

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning, with heavy snow and ice expected tomorrow night.

If you’ve spotted some snowdrops in Redbridge please send your photos to our reporter at

An Ilford mum was left disgusted when she spotted flies on biscuits and cakes at Costa Coffee in The Exchange, and now the store has launched an investigation into what happened.

Redbridge 18 Plus is inviting new members to come and take part in their new year social trips that include a trip to the Postal Museum, a pool competition and a holiday to Bournemouth.

Redbridge Rotarians turned the streets of London purple as they took part in the New Year’s Parade to promote Rotary’s Purple4Polio campaign.

Denzel, a three-year-old old springer spaniel, is being drafted in to sniff out leaks close to where you live.

If you don’t believe in ghosts you certainly will after coming to see the show - is the promise of the producer of The Ghost of Chesterton House that is coming to Barkingside at the end of January.

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a “shocking attack” in Mayfair killed a Romanian bouncer from Ilford.

Residents have complained about the group and now the council are trying to get them evicted as soon as possible.

Running the London Marathon, climbing Ben Nevis, trekking the Himalayas and jumping out of a plane are just some of the ways volunteers and members of the community have managed to raise more than £420,000 in the past year for Haven House Hospice in Woodford Green.

Emergency services are at the scene now.

What year in the world of politics it has been, both on a national level and locally across Redbridge, and the Recorder has asked all of Redbridge’s MPs to give their personal highlights of 2018 - with everything from learning Spanish and finding out Saddam Hussein’s links to Wanstead, to Brexit and the celebration of 100 years of Armistice.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was stabbed in Chadwell Heath.

Almost every shop in Wanstead High Street has been forced to close after a power cut earlier this morning.

South Woodford Mosque rounded off its festive period with a talk about the importance of Jesus and Mary in Islam.

The Mayor of Redbridge’s winter wonderland has raised nearly £10,000 for charity.

TV stars Lydia Bright and Debbie Douglas were surprised with a special patron’s award in recognition of their unwavering support of Barkingside charity Barnardo’s annual awards ceremony.

Thanks to help from volunteers and members of the public, Saint Francis Hospice in Havering-atte-Bower has raised more than £213,000 this year to help provide specialist end of life care.

A 12-year-old girl from Chadwell Heath is over the moon after a drawing she made was turned into the design of a Christmas jumper for children’s charity Barnardo’s.

Nearly 300 runners took part in Sikhs In The City’s sixth annual Dawn to Dusk race comprising of 10km, 22km, marathon and ultra marathon distances.

The Redbridge Support Team run by the Single Homeless Project (SHP) hosted their annual Christmas party and got in the festive spirit.

Volunteers from the Aldborough Hatch Defence Association (AHDA) used their recently purchased brushcutter to cut back the undergrowth around the 100-year-old fruit trees in the Dick Turpin Orchard ready for next year’s fruiting season.

Police investigating after three men allegedly took advantage of an elderly Woodford Green couple and charged them £10,000 for cutting down a tree.

Ilford North MP Wes Streeting visited students at Ilford County High School to talk about why he first got involved in politics, what it means to be an MP and why students might consider a career in politics.

Our reporter Liam Coleman met with the big man before a hectic few weeks.

The Met Police has launched a video campaign to raise awareness of domestic abuse and encourage victims to seek help and support.


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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