A fraudster who helped produced fake student IDs to help people claim council tax discounts has been jailed for 18 months.

A woman had to be treated for smoke inhalation after a flat fire in Ilford last night.

A Redbridge police officer jetted off on holiday when she had told bosses she would be taking a relative to a medical appointment, a tribunal heard.

Items linked to missing Seyed Khan have been found in Ilford Cemetery more than a week after he disappeared from his job.

A bar in Ilford High Road has had its licence suspended after a stabbing victim was removed from the building by door staff, in a bid to avoid detection

An Ilford teenage extremist behind a campaign to promote jihad has pleaded guilty to three charges of terrorism.

A 50-year-old woman last seen in Ilford, who doesn’t speak any English, is missing after getting on the wrong bus home.

The Recorder‘s ‘Winter is Coming’ charity appeal in support of homeless people in Redbridge has reached its £2,500 target.

Donations have been pouring in to the Recorder’s Winter is Coming campaign.

A carrier pigeon that delivered secret messages during WW2 has become the first animal to be awarded a blue plaque.

The head of a drugs operation who exploited vulnerable people to sell heroin and cocaine on the streets of Ipswich has been jailed.

Analysis by the Recorder of nine children’s care homes in Redbridge reviewed by Ofsted in the last year has revealed a number of concerning incidents in the borough.

A pioneering project in Ilford is laying the foundations for a revolution in the way homeless people in the borough receive help.

Donations have been pouring in to the Recorder’s Winter is Coming campaign.

Celebrations are underway as the rating of the trust providing mental heath care for Redbridge residents has been upgraded by inspectors.

A Redbridge resident almost became homeless after he lost his job as a roofer three years ago when his arthritis got so bad he couldn’t work anymore.

Women’s football is now the country’s fourth-largest participation sport - and Redbridge residents are benefitting from an increased spotlight on the activity.

A 17-year-old boy died after being chased and repeatedly stabbed in a gang-related attack, a court has heard.

A resident has spent over 30 years working at the hospice that cared for her husband’s step-mother - and she hasn’t taken a penny for her time.

Homeless women in Redbridge have spoken out about their experiences to highlight the issue of hidden homelessness.

Undiscovered young male British Asian actors are being sought for an exciting new film that is being supported by the British Film Institute.

Police have launched an initiative to help tackle the rising number of burglaries and robberies across the borough.

East London & Essex Liberal Synagogue was filled with old and new members this Shabbat, as the community bid farewell to its site in Newbury Park.

The External Scrutiny Committee meeting provides an opportunity for residents to discuss matters of public safety with police and council figures.

A man accused of cutting the throat of his former girlfriend appeared at the Old Bailey today.

For anyone sleeping on the street, life can be a struggle just to survive.

The Winter is Coming appeal has so far raised more than £1,900 thanks to the support of the community in

For those sleeping on the streets on Christmas Day and Boxing Day, an Ilford charity made sure that they weren’t alone.

A tech company in Redbridge is helping to ensure homeless people don’t go without food in 2018.

Since launching our ‘Winter is Coming’ campaign, we have been overwhelmed by the response.


Schools across the country have been preparing for some of their pupils to return to the classroom. Here is how one group of schools has been getting ready to make sure pupils can be taught safely and get on with lessons.

The Government is encouraging people to stay alert as many take their first steps back to their workplace.

The Government has announced an unprecedented package of support to protect jobs and support business across the UK during the coronavirus outbreak.

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