The Recorder has asked each parliamentary candidate standing in Ilford North to describe, in their own words, why they deserve your vote. Here's what they had to say.
Five people - three men and two women - have been arrested at a house in Ilford on suspicion of human trafficking for the purposes of sexual exploitation and money laundering.
Detectives from the Metropolitan Police are trying to trace a Vauxhall-driving cabbie who might have more information about two incidents in which a gun was fired in Ilford.
The emergency services closed a main road through Ilford this afternoon and took a person to hospital after a car crash at a mini roundabout.
The Recorder has asked each parliamentary candidate standing in Chingford and Woodford Green to describe, in their own words, why they deserve your vote. Here's what they had to say.
A Woodford Green man has been jailed for nine years for his role in a drugs ring supplying cocaine to users across Hertfordshire.
The Recorder has asked each parliamentary candidate standing in Ilford South to describe, in their own words, why they deserve your vote. Here's what they had to say.
A JD Wetherspoon pub in Wanstead will have to get rid of all but two of its fruit machines after Redbridge Council's licensing sub-committee slammed its "oblivious" staff for letting children use them.
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A long-running Ilford amateur dramatic group has said it is "delighted" at the news it will continue putting on shows at The Kenneth More Theatre after the council's takeover of the venue.
A murdered rough sleeper who was discovered dead in Aldborough Hatch suffered a fatal brain haemorrhage most likely caused by a traumatic head injury before his body was dumped in a country lane.
A car crash in Chadwell Heath has left a child injured in hospital and caused heavy delays to railway services between Romford and London Liverpool Street.
Network Rail has confirmed that extensive works to upgrade Ilford Station for Crossrail will begin in January - and passengers have been warned the main entrance will be closed for most of 2020.
An Ilford headteacher has thanked parents and carers for their support after her school maintained its Outstanding Ofsted rating for the fifth consecutive time.
Police are investigating after mobility equipment worth £750 - including an electric scooter used in the 2012 Olympics - was rented out from a disability charity and never returned.
Redbridge Council is in the running for a prestigious award that recognises the best children's services in the country.
Large crowds gathered at Wanstead's war memorial on Saturday lunchtime as the town came together to mark Remembrance Sunday with a poignant memorial service.
Redbridge Council wants to hear from residents as it weighs up plans to introduce a new mobile phone app to help report noise nuisance.
Mitzvah Day volunteers around Redbridge and Essex are gearing up for the UK's biggest faith-based day of social action, which takes place this week.
A Wanstead Wetherspoons may be forced to get rid of its betting machines after staff there repeatedly failed to stop children from using them despite previous warnings from the police.
A Barkingside woman and her boyfriend have been awarded nearly £5,000 in compensation after their dream getaway in the Indian Ocean turned into a holiday from hell.
Redbridge police are urgently appealing for the public's help in tracking down a missing 15-year-old girl from Ilford amid concerns for her safety.
The NHS trust which runs Queen's and King George hospitals is piloting a scheme to provide better support to dementia patients by offering them a blue wristband to make them more identifiable.
A pair of burglars will spend more than five years behind bars after they were convicted of a break-in in Chigwell where more than £60,000 worth of jewellery was stolen.
A planning application to turn a Hainault dry cleaners into a takeaway restaurant has been submitted to Redbridge Council.
The full opening of Crossrail has been delayed yet again, it has been revealed this morning.
Tube stations across Redbridge suffered unplanned closures eight times between New Year's Day 2018 and the end of July this year, new figures released by Transport for London have revealed.
An Ilford charity providing support to the homeless has paid tribute to "a gentle giant" who was found dead in Aldborough Hatch last weekend, sparking a murder investigation.
The weekday routine of most working parents needs to run like clockwork but often resembles a circus. If that routine involves any under 5s, you may need all the help you can get.
Defence classes for children such as Krav Maga are fun, healthy activities that can reduce the risk of bullying, build self-confidence and teach discipline
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