Redbridge Council is holding a series of virtual events to give people the chance to tell it what services matter most to them and potential ways to make vital savings over the next five years.

Londoners ate more than eight million meals last month as part of the Eat Out to Help Out discount scheme, the Treasury has said as it worked out the number by parliamentary constituency.

The company that owns the Ilford Recorder has announced it is to come under new ownership.

Drivers are being asked to help tackle air pollution caused by idling engines.

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Freemasons across Essex, including those from lodges in Havering, Redbridge and Barking and Dagenham, joined together via Zoom to pay a final show of respect to Provincial Grand Master Rodney Bass OBE, who died on July 14 after a long battle with cancer.

The Covid-19 outbreak means life for everyone has changed beyond recognition in the past five months - but how well do you really know the new rules?

A violent rapist who preyed on lone women in the dark has been convicted of murdering one of his victims more than a decade ago.

Face coverings must be worn in shops and supermarkets in England starting today.

Essex & Suffolk Water has launched an expansion of its Branch Out scheme with project funding up for grabs to help benefit the natural environment, wildlife and local communities in its area, including Redbridge, Barking and Dagenham and Havering.

The end of the school year is drawing near, but many parents and their children will be left without the normal opportunity to say goodbye to the teachers who have made such a big difference.

A public consultation held by the Diocese of Chelmsford enabled more than 1,000 people to share their views to help identify the next Bishop of Chelmsford.

Pubs can reopen tomorrow after being closed for three months and consumer group Camra, the Campaign for Real Ale, has released an easy to follow guide to help people use and support their local pubs safely over the coming weeks and months.

Businesses can get advice on how to generate high-quality leads without spending more money during a free webinar run by publisher Archant.

Runners from Ilford helped a charity complete 1,000 miles to raise more than £25K for NHS hospitals.

Over the past 20 years, Saint Francis’ Hospice at Home service has cared for more than 9,000 people and touched the lives of so many families and loved ones.

Police have been cracking down on speeding as they have seen a rise in drivers breaking the limit in the capital during lockdown.

As the country enjoys what is thought to be some of the warmest days of the year so far, Essex & Suffolk Water is encouraging its customers to use water wisely.

For centuries, Chadwell Street (sometimes just called Chadwell) was a small but important spot on the map of Ilford’s High Road.

The Met is gearing up for a day of action today (Saturday, May 16) with hundreds of special constables and volunteers hitting the streets to support their local communities.

GPs are assuring residents across Redbridge the NHS is open for business and ready to safely provide care to people who need it. It is important you do not wait if you need urgent medical help.

Residents being supported by the borough’s Wellbeing Service could see some surprising helpers on their doorstep.

Redbridge Council has partnered with BoxUpCrime to launch a new virtual workout and telephone support service for children and young people aged eight to 17.

Tonight we’ll be clapping again for our brave NHS heroes and other key workers at 8pm.

How will you be marking the 75th anniversary of VE Day?

Stressed out Londoners can help promote calm by having certain plants in their home and garden.

Since 1898, the Ilford Recorder has been there with you.

Essex & Suffolk Water is providing bottled water to help frontline NHS staff in hospitals across the region.

The M11 between South Woodford and the M25 junction has been reopened.


For the past six months, employers and employees have been adapting to ways of working from home. The green light has now been given to many people to go back to offices safely. From flexible hours and staggered starting times to deep cleaning, we’re getting ready for new ways of working.

School’s in for summer – and beyond – with health experts agreeing that pupils safely returning to their studies is “positively” the right thing to do. It’s vital for all children’s welfare, not just in terms of students’ future education but also mental and physical well-being, as well as social interaction of classmates.

Ever been to a restaurant or shop and wondered what a dry aged steak was – and why it came with a higher price tag than fresh meat?

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