A young woman who rushed to the aid of victims of the Grenfell fire tragedy said she knew she “had to do something” to help those affected by the blaze.

Builders are starting work on a new customer service centre for Redbridge Council.

South Park Primary School has become the first school in the borough to win the Reading Recovery School of the Year Award.

A 17-year-old volunteer has impressed her colleagues with the patience and care she has shown helping children with autism and ADHD.

Ilford South MP Mike Gapes heard from a number of students from Seven Kings High School about the global education crisis affecting 263 million children and young people.

A mix of established and up-and-coming poets will be coming to Redbridge for an evening of inspiring poetry.

It wasn’t your average school trip when one AS-level physics student gave her teacher an ultrasound scan during a tour around Queen’s Hospital’s radiology department.

A dog walker was threatened with a gun and viciously attacked by three men on Wanstead Flats, after his hound had been mauled by their Staffordshire bull terrier.

If you need to take the Central Line to get home from work this evening you may need to use an alternative route.

More than 10 shop owners and businesses showcased and sampled their wares at the Barkingside High Street Festival in a bid to draw in new customers to the area.

An impressive £18,000 was raised at Haven House Children’s Hospice’s summer fayre on Sunday.

Police are looking for a missing man from Ilford who is believed to have been injured in an assault during the early hours of Sunday morning.

The Fairlop Fair returns today and will be jam packed with fun activities for the whole family to enjoy.

A brave eight-year-old boy who cared for his mother after she was diagnosed with a terminal illness has been given a Diana Award for his selfless actions.

The Recorder is relaunching its Young Citizen Award today to recognise the inspirational young people in Redbridge and the amazing work they do.

A group of talented performing arts students from Romford have taken the West End by storm with their performance of The Lazy Ace.

Redbridge’s elderly residents aged between 70 and 80 are being urged to have vaccinations to protect against shingles - which is estimated to affect one in four people over the age of 70.

More than 30 women reminisced about their school days 39 years after they left at the age of 16 at a special school reunion event.

Have you ever wandered down your local high street and realised you visit, or know of, less than half the shops in the area?

Hundreds of people from Redbridge took part in a yoga workshop on Wednesday to celebrate International Yoga Day.

Being an active member in my community, the look and feel of my streets are really important to me and so when I was offered the chance to represent the views of young people on the commission panel for the Streets Commission taking place in Redbridge, I was delighted and eager to take part.

Shakespeare’s plays are considered to be among the greatest of all time and have been performed at the most prestigious theatres in the world.

The Mayor of Redbridge councillor Linda Huggett visited the Association of Jewish Ex Service Men and women (AJEX) Memorial yesterday as part of Armed Forces Week.

A pensioner who was born before the First World War and helped with the war effort in the second turned 105 over the weekend.

The family and friends of an avid amateur footballer who was killed in a car crash last year held a special football tournament to raise money in his memory.

A team of talented teachers proved they have the recipe for success when they won a prestigious Pearson Teaching Silver Award.

Redbridge Council’s leader and the chairman of the Federation of Redbridge Muslim Organisations (Formo) have put out a joint statement condemning the Finsbury Park terror attack.

Commuters face a chaotic journey home this evening as a number of services have been cancelled due to damage to the overhead electric wires between Stratford and Ilford.

With the mercury reaching the low 30s over the weekend and expected to remain high throughout the week people will be looking for ways to keep cool.

Half a dozen siblings of seriously ill children at Haven House Children’s Hospice have recorded a song in support of the charity’s work.


With winter fast approaching, it is now more important than ever for us all to carry on following COVID-19 precautions to help stop the spread of the virus by always observing the three-tier local restrictions and remembering three key words – Hands, Face, Space.

The NHS COVID-19 app can make a real difference to how we all tackle the pandemic, protecting our loved ones and those most at risk from coronavirus. Everyone aged 16 and over across England and Wales can download the app for free and play their part in combating the pandemic.

When the pandemic hit, Angel Supermarket in Ilford decided to support the local community by launching an online supermarket - an initiative of Angel Supermarket.

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