An independent review of the controversial Goodmayes Tesco development claims Redbridge Council’s leader Jas Athwal made “demonstrably false” claims.

The family of an author and conservationist from Barkingside pay tribute to the “kindest, warmest, loveliest” woman who died just three days before the release of her debut novel.

A pair of friends from Seven Kings Primary School held a “Lemonade for Yemen-Aid” stand to support the humanitarian crisis and raised more than £4,500.

A serving police officer is among five people including men from Redbridge and Stratford to be charged with conspiracy to criminally acquire cash.

A grandfather says he is now living his second life after returning home following a gruelling three months being treated for Covid-19 at King George Hospital.

Police found a “quantity of cannabis” at an Ilford house as emergency services responded to two fires there over four days.

Redbridge Council is holding a virtual public meeting tomorrow (Wednesday, July 8) on safely re-opening schools.

A group of Newbury Park residents are opposing a planning application to build flats following the withdrawal of a similar proposal two years ago.

As pubs and hairdressers across Redbridge finally opened up on “Super Saturday” staff and customers talk about the surreal feeling of returning.

More than 1,500 people in Redbridge became British citizens last year after swearing allegiance to the Queen at special citizenship ceremonies, figures reveal.

Redbridge has seen the number of local job vacancies plummet due to the coronavirus crisis, new figures suggest.

As “Super Saturday” approaches when pubs are allowed to re-open, some owners are choosing to stay shut and others are cautiously seeing how things go.

The family of a 15-year-old boy from Ilford who died at Newbury Park station in June have released a tribute to him.

After months of separation a mother and daughter were reunited at a Chigwell care home thanks to a summer house which allows safe face-to-face visits.

An off-licence in Ilford High Road, which was mistakenly selling alcohol 24 hours a day for the past six years, has been granted a licence to sell until 11pm.

A Goodmayes resident has launched a petition to save the Percy Ingle bakeries he has been going to since he was a teenager.

Ilford’s own Tamzin Outhwaite joined an effort to tackle food poverty by delivering meals for vulnerable children and families.

An Ilford student won a prestigious award from the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) for conserving part of Henry VIII’s flagship.

Have you seen 16-year-old Mohammed who was last seen more than a week ago in Westminster?

Nearly a fifth of Redbridge children missed out on gaining a place at their first-choice primary school, new figures show.

The home of a Chadwell Heath family was damaged last week for the second time in just three months as bricks were thrown through windows which had just been repaired.

A Woodford Green man has pleaded guilty after he was found to have downloaded more than 200 indecent images of children and hiding a USB in his shoe, despite being subject to a suspended sentence for the same offence.

A Gants Hill teenager is running one step for every homeless person in London - 170,000, the equivalent of east London to Birmingham.

Have you seen this man who police believe was involved in an assault in Ilford station?

A Wanstead dance school celebrated its 30th anniversary with a “Super Zoom” event and the founder talked about the pros and cons of teaching under lockdown.

To mark Windrush Day (June 22) charity Barnardo’s created an oral history project to celebrate the impact of the Windrush Generation and their descendants.

The police have discovered a cannabis farm early this morning in Redbridge after reports of a burglary.

A man who crashed and flipped over his car in Ilford had been stabbed shortly before, police believe.

Residents across the borough took advantage of the warm weather and the slight easing of lockdown to help clean up Redbridge parks.

Police are appealing for information of a 19-year-old missing woman and her eight-week-old baby, who have ties to the Romanian community in Ilford, Barking and Dagenham.


The NHS Test and Trace service brings together testing, contact tracing and outbreak management into an end-to-end service to stop the spread of the virus and help us move out of lockdown.

The UK Government has launched a campaign to shine a light on businesses and employees across the country who have responded to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in remarkable ways and are now going back to business.

Veterans are providing vital skills across a range of projects to help the country tackle the current coronavirus outbreak. From helping to build Nightingale Hospitals to delivering essential supplies to those who are shielding, they have helped thousands of people across the country. We take a look at how one such veteran is helping out.

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