If you've ever seen the TV programme Holidays from Hell, you'll be aware of all the things which could go wrong during a journey to your dream destination.

Nine council parks and open spaces in Redbridge have again been named as some of the best in the world after successfully retaining their coveted Green Flag Award.

An Ilford youngster has been crowned regional winner of Health Education England's (HEE) Step into the NHS primary school competition.

Crimestoppers is offering a reward of up to £10,000 for any information that helps find the thugs who kidnapped - and the police now believe murdered - a Newham father-of-one as he walked down an Ilford street.

Former school pupils from Redbridge and Newham who took part in an interfaith project in Israel 20 years ago have been reunited in South Woodford.

Yesterday, 17:32

A 45-year-old man from Ilford has been arrested on suspicion of burglary after two silver Apple iPads and a gold iPhone 6 were stolen from an address in Essex.

Yesterday, 17:00

It's a hot day in July, but instead of finding a shady spot on the streets in Ilford, a group of rough sleepers are out in the sunshine harvesting spring onions and beetroot in the Welcome Centre's garden.

Yesterday, 16:59

A jury has concluded the London Bridge terrorists, who killed eight people and injured 48 others, were lawfully shot dead by police.

Yesterday, 16:00

Redbridge Council is taking part in a London-wide campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of cheap and illegal tobacco, and wants to encourage members of the public to report premises and individuals that sell it.


21 minutes ago

Ilford captain Theeban Tavarasa says it was a 'tough pill' to swallow as they fell to a 42 run defeat against fellow strugglers Buckhurst Hill.

Haller is a Hammer as he agrees five-year deal


Oakfield Parkonians lost by 25 runs against league leaders Old Southendians on the weekend.


Dagenham & Redbridge manager Peter Taylor wants his players to up the standard of play as they welcome Championship outfit Charlton Athletic to Victoria Road.

Essex (245 & 316-9d) beat Warwickshire (161 & 213) by 187 runs

Yesterday, 16:00

A celebration service for the life of Justin Edinburgh took place at Chelmsford Cathedral this morning

Yesterday, 11:00

The O's midfielder looks ahead to the League Two opener with Cheltenham Town and reflects on the loss of Justin Edinburgh

Yesterday, 10:00

An impressive ton from Walid Ahmed was the difference as Scintilla cruised to victory against second placed Super Rangers at Oakfield Playing Fields.

Warwickshire (161 & 67-1) trail Essex (245 & 316-9d) by 333 runs


Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Popular Fairlop Fair is back for another year this weekend and will be jam-packed with fun activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Want to learn how to manage your manager? Or perhaps you need a little help getting that very vocal team member to play ball? Whatever your professional dilemma, a Wanstead based career coach can support you through it.

Friday, June 7, 2019

Two DJs from Wanstead are set to host a house music festival in Chelmsford for 30,000 revellers.

Monday, May 20, 2019

A choir is proudly welcoming American soprano Kate Fruchterman to perform at its concert in memory of founder and conductor Peter Macdonald.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Restoration actresses were often treated no better than performing bears.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

It's the Easter holidays and you've got four days off work. If you don't want to go away, there's plenty of fun things to do on your doorstep.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Redbridge residents with visual impairments will have more access to talking books thanks to an £82,000 cash injection.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Step into the land of make believe for a spell-binding day at Valentines Mansion

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

School photos are a rite of passage: a snapshot in time of bad hairstyles, gappy teeth and that hideous experiment with the blue eyeliner that went on for far too long.

Ilford Pictures


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

It's the debate fans across the UK are discussing - so where better to find out more about the iconic burger than behind the scenes in a local McDonald's restaurant?

The Exchange in Ilford has added a state-of-the-art, Savannah-themed play area, with hand painted animal sculptures, to its brand new family zone, designed by American creative agency Playtime

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