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

A new task force focussing on robbery in the tri-borough is to be launched and there have been no cases of moped thieves being rammed off their bikes in the area according to commander Jason Gwillim.

Haven House Children’s Hospice was transformed into a Christmas Wonderland at the weekend and helped to raise nearly £7,000 for charity.

Members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Women’s Association (AMWA) have collected more than 100 presents for women and their children, as well as teenage girls who have suffered physical and/or sexual abuse, living in refuge centres.

Saint Francis Hospice has opened a new boutique charity shop in Wanstead.

The Mayor of Redbridge lit up Barkingside last night!

Last night I spoke to a gentlemen sat at the bar who said that, when looking for somewhere to go for dinner, nothing is quite like a personal recommendation from a friend or from someone you trust.

A school girl has been taken to hospital after a car crash in Ilford this morning.

Uphall Primary School in Ilford celebrated heroes from across the world as part of its Unsung Heroes Week, that included a visit from The Chase’s Dark Destroyer, Shaun Wallace.

Figures from the Met Police show there have been more than 170 knife attacks in Redbridge this year, which is an increase of more than 50 per cent from last year.

Redbridge Council has removed a plaque honouring Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein that mysteriously appeared over the weekend on a bench in Wanstead High Street.

The prime minister has praised the work of Mitzvah Day as people around Redbridge held a special 10th birthday party and geared up for the UK’s biggest faith based day of social action.

The Mayor of Redbridge’s good old Cockney knees up and sing-along raised more than £2,000 for ELHAP.

The Mayor of Redbridge will be lighting up Barkingside as Ken Aston Square is turned into a Winter wonderland.

Redbridge Rotarians were joined by celebrities as they went “Purple4Polio” in the Lord Mayor’s Show to mark their progress in trying to achieve a polio free world.

A new support group has been set up for Redbridge residents affected by cancer or any life-limiting illness.

The Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal organiser is visiting primary schools across the borough and teaching children about the importance of Remembrance.

The neighbours of Mr Radcliffe jumped through his front window to try and save his life.

Police have released images of a man they would like to speak to after a woman was sexually assaulted on a bus in Ilford.

Neighbours and friends have paid tribute to a “kind and quiet man” who died following a fire at his house in Seven Kings yesterday.

A 67-year-old man has died after a house fire in Seven Kings.

Police and the London Fire Brigade were called to the house fire this evening.

Residents gathered at the weekend to celebrate the imminent opening of the new lifts at Newbury Park Station – after nine years of campaigning.

Were you walking along Lord Gardens in Clayhall the morning after the murder?

Mr Mayele died earlier this month.

The purpose of events like this is to make service users aware of the facilities and knowledge available for them to manage their condition rather than going to G.P. or hospital when it can be avoided.

Fancy joining in with some songs on the old Joanna and some pie and mash whilst raising money for charity?

A 14-year-old community campaigner has been honoured with a British Citizen Award at a ceremony hosted by Diversity star Ashley Banjo.

“It was clear that whatever race, religion or even distance between us, we are all connected by a common passion. Our love for the English language.”

Tributes have been paid this morning to the politician who stood as a candidate for Ilford North in 1978, who died in May after a year-long battle with cancer.


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.

Exchange Ilford is a shopping centre on a mission to make it a more welcoming and accessible place to the people of Redbridge.

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