A mum was shocked to find a pin stuck in a strawberry she was about to feed to her three-year-old twin boys but luckily no one was injured.

House prices fell by almost 4per cent across Redbridge and Havering last year.

Two men have been jailed for life for murder after they stabbed a teenager 17 times.

Shoppers visiting Ilford Town Centre are being warned against falling for a three-cup scam being operated by street gamblers.

Police are appealing for help in finding a 35-year-old man from Northamptonshire who has been missing for almost two months and could be Ilford.

An Ilford school has been awarded a £27,000 grant to build a new science laboratory.

For the first time two women are leading a Redbridge Muslim organisation alongside a panel of six others after a change in its leadership structure this year.

Leaders from different faiths stressed the importance of religious freedom and separating religion from politics at an event last week.

A broken down vehicle is causing heavy traffic delays on the A406 (North Circular Road) and has blocked one of the three lanes this morning (Monday, January 13).

A young woman who spent her summer off from university volunteering to connect with lonely and bereaved people is this week's Recorder/Rotary Young Citizen Award nominee.

A 10-year-old Ilford violinist that pulls on heartstrings and was recently named most promising musician at a festival is this week's Young Citizen Award nominee.

Residents of an Clayhall housing association were shocked to receive a bill for £23,000 per flat to make up for "years of neglect by the council".

Panto is a unique British tradition and not something we have in America where this reporter is from.

A charity which serves as a lifeline to Ilford's homeless held a special Christmas party for those who need it most.

A filmmaker gathered the wintery wonders of Wanstead together for a Christmas music video.

The brother of an aid worker brutally murdered by terrorists spread a message of unity to seven Redbridge schools.

Muslims, Jews and Christians from an East London three faiths forum escaped the election by visiting the Holy Land together.

Redbridge Samaritans aim to raise money and awareness before Christmas and after the holidays to help people get through tough times.

An Ilford teenager who jumped at the chance to be a guide for a new Anne Frank exhibit is this week's Recorder/Rotary Young Citizen Award nominee.

Pupils from a Barkingside Jewish primary school achieved their best ever SATs results with some of the highest results in the borough.

A new Anne Frank exhibit has trained young people from Redbridge giving guided tours to their parents and guests.

A Redbridge Jewish community centre celebrated its 50th anniversary with speakers sharing their pride in its success and thanking everyone for making it a unique and central space.

Today the UK heads to the polls for the first December election since 1923 - so please do brave the weather, get out and vote.

A woman raised £12,500 for Saint Francis Hospice after she tragically lost her brother to a brain tumour.

An Ilford women's group celebrated the 550th birthday of the founder of Sikhism following a two-week pilgrimage.

A team of college students raised money and renovated a youth centre in Ilford which helps tackle knife crime.

A Muslim women's cycle group which connects cyclists for social rides was awarded a TfL grant to expand into Redbridge.

A 10-year-old Ilford violinist that pulls on heartstrings has been named most promising musician at a festival.

Reality television star Megan McKenna has made Woodford Green proud after winning the debut series of ITV's The X Factor: Celebrity.

A winter wonderland will bring together Wanstead residents for some merry cheer all for a good cause.


The weekday routine of most working parents needs to run like clockwork but often resembles a circus. If that routine involves any under 5s, you may need all the help you can get.

Defence classes for children such as Krav Maga are fun, healthy activities that can reduce the risk of bullying, build self-confidence and teach discipline

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