The trust that runs Queen’s and King George hospitals has increased the wages of some of its lowest paid workers in a move hailed by unions.

People across east London applauded NHS staff last night as part of a nationwide thank you event.

An east London GP has created a video in a bid to educate children about coronavirus.

The trust that runs Queen’s and King George hospitals has suspended visitors until further notice during the coronavirus crisis.

“Our policing style is not going to change.” East Area commander Stephen Clayman explains how the Met will be responding across Havering, Redbridge and Barking and Dagenham during the coronavirus crisis.

Residents of a seven-storey block of flats in Ilford will be left without a lift for four months while it is replaced.

A team of officers are patrolling Ilford town centre at nighttime in a bid to crackdown on crime and anti-social behaviour.

Police are investigating after a man walked into Ilford Police Station suffering with stab wounds this morning.

Building work is under way on a new special school in Newbury Park - and the chief executive of the school’s trust Louise Parr gave the Recorder the latest on the project.

Only one visitor for each patient is allowed per day at Queen’s and King George Hospitals, according to their latest guidelines.

The chief executive of a children’s hospice in Woodford Green has admitted the charity needs community support “more than ever” as it faces an expected decline of income in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

Ilford North MP Wes Streeting has launched a database where people can offer to volunteer to help those in need during the coronavirus outbreak.

Two teenage brothers from Ilford have appeared in court charged with firearms and drug offences.

A special school with campuses in Goodmayes and Chadwell Heath has closed after some pupils and staff show symptoms of coronavirus.

A second man has been arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of Ricardo Fuller in Ilford.

Transport for London (TfL) could lose up to £500 million in income from the impact of the coronavirus outbreak.

The home of a Chadwell Heath family was left with damaged front windows after two bricks were thrown.

Three finalists from Redbridge have been shortlisted for awards recognising achievements in community leisure and culture.

A campaign has been launched in Redbridge to encourage parents to warn their children about knife crime.

A service marking International Women’s Day was held at a synagogue in South Woodford.

A children’s ensemble made up of pupils at two schools in South Woodford and East Ham has been nominated for a prestigious stage award.

Transport for London (TfL) has introduced “enhanced” cleaning across its Tube and bus network in a bid to reduce the risk of coronavirus spreading.

Wildflowers were planted in Wanstead as part of an initiative to improve biodiversity.

A series of events is taking place across Redbridge inviting children to celebrate playwright William Shakespeare.

A group held an event to mark International Women’s Day in Ilford.

Redbridge Council has been named among the top 15 “most productive” local authorities in the country for adult social care provision.

A Chigwell entrepreneur talked to the Recorder about her career journey as she bids to inspire budding businesswomen ahead of International Women’s Day.

A man has been fined for breaching a public space protection order after he admitted attempting to buy sex in Ilford.

A grant has been awarded towards a service providing healthcare support for homeless people in Redbridge.

Record numbers of children have been offered a place at their first preference secondary school in Redbridge.


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