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A person has been taken to hospital after he sustained a head injury during a suspected robbery outside an Ilford secondary school this afternoon.

A dedicated team of long distance runners will be pounding the capital’s pavements on Sunday as they take part in the Virgin London Marathon to raise funds for a Woodford Green children’s hospice.

Redbridge Council is one of five local authorities from across the UK in the running for a prestigious annual award recognising the best council in the country.

Living in Redbridge could mean living in the London Borough of Redbridge, living near Redbridge Station or in fact living in Clayhall ward – but a community group is hoping to change that perception.

The prehistoric era has played an important part in Ilford’s history in recent years.

It was largely as a result of Ilford Borough Council promoting a bill in the Houses of Parliament seeking county borough status in the 1950s that in 1957 a Royal Commission was set up to examine the system and working of local government in the Greater London area.

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An Ilford marathon runner who has devoted his life to helping other people has admitted he is “absolutely buzzing” to have scooped a national sports award.

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A Wanstead dad was stunned when his attempt to drop off his daughter’s forgotten packed lunch at her South Woodford primary school ended with a blazing row that saw the police called out.

The NHS trust which runs Queen’s Hospital has reached an £11m High Court settlement with a 12-year-old boy who was left disabled by a brain injury suffered during birth.

The Woodford depot Transport for London uses to operate its east London Dial-a-Ride service will close this autumn, sparking fears from users that the service might stop operating effectively.

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The number of children being born underweight in Redbridge is higher than the national average, but one in four of the borough’s children are obese by the time they leave primary school according to a new report from Public Health England.

If you’re a fan of the golden age of the Hollywood musical then a show coming to the Kenneth More Theatre in Ilford on Sunday could be the one for you.

Police are appealing for help tracking down a Romford man who fled from the scene of a car crash that left a woman in her 70s in a medically-induced coma with a broken neck.

Sixty years ago today, flames 100 feet high came within minutes of destroying the vast majority of Ilford High Road as a massive fire at Harrison Gibson furniture store caused millions of pounds worth of damage.

A Woodford Green wonderkid who has raised more than £100,000 for charity since her sister’s death is one of the faces of a new international campaign in memory of Princess Diana.

Firefighters rescued a teenager from a burning Goodmayes flat on Friday (March 8) after a cooking fire destroyed half its kitchen.

A group of Wanstead schoolchildren left a poetry group spellbound when they presented their own unique verses at a special event last week.

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Transport for London officers visited a notorious “death trap junction” on the A12 in Newbury Park earlier today (March 1) – almost two years to the day since residents presented a petition demanding urgent safety improvements.

West Ham midfielder Samir Nasri has avoided a driving ban after his car was clocked doing 60mph in a 30mph zone in Newbury Park - despite failing to show up for court.

Police investigating the disappearance of a 21-year-old student last seen in Ilford on Boxing Day have charged a man with her murder.

Four people were led to safety in breathing apparatus by firefighters when a blaze broke out in a Chadwell Heath flat at the weekend.

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An illegal immigrant with no driving licence has been jailed after crashing an uninsured car through a garden wall in Romford during a 95mph police chase down the A12.

A Newbury Park primary school has had a controversial government order that would have forced it to convert to an academy lifted.

There are severe delays on TFL Rail services this evening between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield after a points failure at Forest Gate.

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