With some students set to return to school next week Redbridge Council laid out safety measures for re-opening while some parents are calling for a boycott.

The daughter of a Redbridge man who was in critical care for a record 52 days at King George Hospital recounted the agonising process of watching her dad slowly beat Covid-19.

Two Redbridge councillors from opposing parties have joined forces to fight an application for a 24-hour alcohol licence in Ilford Lane, saying it would “undermine” the work done by the police and council.

Seamstresses are working around the clock to sew PPE for hospitals, care homes and GP surgeries.

Redbridge Roundabout is about to become a biodiverse wonderland with more than 3,000 square metres turned into another of the borough’s Grow Zones.

A car completely flipped over following a crash in Cranbrook Road on Sunday but no one was seriously hurt.

Two men were charged and police have arrested a third on suspicion of GBH in the stabbing where police found one man in Ilford and another in Forest Gate on Thursday evening.

Almost 600 anxious parents, teachers, school staff and politicians held a Zoom meeting to discuss whether it’s safe to send children back to Redbridge schools on June 1.

Two men were found with stab wounds in Ilford and Forest Gate which police believe are linked to the same incident.

Starting this week, the Government has opened up coronavirus testing to all adults and children over five in the UK who have coronavirus symptoms with Redbridge residents urged to get tested.

A Clayhall family was pleasantly surprised when a young couple returned their son’s wallet they thought was lost or 

Almost 40 homes near Redbridge station are without electricity following a power cut which took place early this morning.

Ilford’s homeless hostel Malachi Place is launching their social enterprise bicycle repair shop full-time this summer.

An Ilford woman is rediscovering the wildlife closer to home out on her daily lockdown walks while raising money for London Zoo.

A 16-year-old campaigner from Chigwell has been announced as the winner of the Recorder/Redbridge Rotary Club Young Citizen Award for 2020.

Seven weeks after the small business grant was set up some Redbridge businesses fear they will go under while waiting for their relief with no guidance as to when or if they will receive it.

A man has said he felt helpless as his dad, whose entire family lives in four houses in the same Ilford street, died after contracting Covid-19.

Actress and TV personality Maureen Lipman was joined by 400 people of all faiths and backgrounds for a lockdown cook-along to help someone in need.

Woodford Bridge residents are celebrating after Redbridge Council was forced to back track and act to protect the Village Rest, a local landmark and site of a First World War memorial.

A 10-year-old Clayhall girl designed a Covid-19 memorial to honour her friend’s grandmother who died after contracting the virus.

A further four care home deaths linked to the coronavirus have occurred in Redbridge, new figures reveal.

Muslims across Redbridge swapped the streets of Ilford for their laptops as Ramadan was celebrated virtually.

A shop worker has appeared in court accused of the murder of his young children while his wife was in the shower.

A nurse returned to the frontline to help deal with the unprecedented challenge of Covid-19 just weeks after retiring.

Some parents and students of a school for autistic children which is closing down in July have launched a petition to give it one last chance.

A longtime Seven Kings resident who helped thousands of blind people become more independent through his voluntary work and inventions died after contracting Covid-19.

Residents across Redbridge celebrated the 75th anniversary of VE Day in style.

Police are hunting for a group of people who terrorised a woman in broad daylight by chasing her into her Ilford home and tried to smash their way in.

The father of two children who died in Newbury Park has been charged with their murder.

Recycling and green garden waste collections are due to start again in Redbridge.


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.

People working for a wide range of private companies have been standing side-by-side with public sector staff on the front line during the coronavirus outbreak.

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