Yesterday, 17:00

A new art venue is opening in Ilford as part of the town centre's regeneration plans.

Yesterday, 15:00

Sikhs in Redbridge joined together at Atam Academy for the 550th anniversary of the birth of Guru Nanak - the founder of Sikhism.

Yesterday, 12:28

Police closed Ilford Station this morning due to a security alert.

Yesterday, 11:47

Plans to build more than 1,200 homes, a new school and a village hall on the site of Tesco in Goodmayes have been unveiled.

Yesterday, 10:00

East Area Command police officers are appealing for donations for this year's Christmas Tree Appeal which aims to support children in need.

Yesterday, 10:00

A decision on whether to grant planning permission for an 18-storey and 10-storey block of flats in the centre of Ilford is due to be made this week.

Yesterday, 07:00

East London's A&E departments are struggling to keep up with demand as national waiting times hit their worst level since 2011.

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

Sunday, November 17, 2019

As any pet owner will know, this is a hard time of year. Our little furry friends don't understand why we set off fireworks.


Yesterday, 15:00

Lee Angol says the Leyton Orient players have the mental strength to cope with the managerial departure of Carl Fletcher and bounce back from a poor run of form.

Yesterday, 12:00

Leyton Orient interim head coach Ross Embleton admits that recently sacked manager Carl Fletcher found it tough to embrace the culture at the club.

Yesterday, 09:00

Dagenham & Redbridge manager Peter Taylor was delighted with his squad's response as they sealed a 6-1 win over Aldershot Town.

Yesterday, 08:23

A controversial 98th minute equaliser gave second in the table Saffron Walden a point at Woodford Town after a tempestuous finish to the game.

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Leyton Orient interim head coach Ross Embleton discusses his future after the sacking of Carl Fletcher and the 2-0 defeat to Scunthorpe United.

Saturday, November 16, 2019

An early brace from debutant Ben House set Daggers up for a stunning victory at Victoria Road on Saturday.

Friday, November 15, 2019

Heart of Oak Judo Club had plenty of success at a two-day event at University of East London's SportsDock.

Friday, November 15, 2019

Old Loughts women extended their lead at the top of the East League One South table to four points with an emphatic 8-0 win over Chelmsford seconds.


Thursday, November 14, 2019

A long-running Ilford amateur dramatic group has said it is "delighted" at the news it will continue putting on shows at The Kenneth More Theatre after the council's takeover of the venue.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

The groundbreaking of the new food market Mercato Ilford is set to begin on Monday (November 18) at the Redbridge Town Hall Car Park.

Monday, November 11, 2019

Art students were treated to a surprise masterclass from artist and print master Stanley Jones MBE while on a school trip.

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Budding historians can learn all about the work of Redbridge women to keep the war effort well fed at a free talk in Ilford this month.

Friday, November 1, 2019

The star-studded cast of Sleeping Beauty show talked to the Recorder this week about all the panto fun they have planned for Christmas at the Kenneth More Theatre.

Monday, October 21, 2019

Remember, remember the fifth of November for gunpowder, treason and plot... And an amazing fireworks display or three!

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Children as young as six will be displaying their art at an exhibition inspired by Valentines Mansion and its gardens.

Saturday, October 12, 2019

A hip-hop dance theatre company is coming to South Woodford to raise awareness about the "current mental health epidemic in adolescent boys and men".

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Release your inner warrior and head down to South Woodford for a show like no other.

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