A Barkingside woman and her boyfriend have been awarded nearly £5,000 in compensation after their dream getaway in the Indian Ocean turned into a holiday from hell.


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


Dozens of schoolchildren and former servicemembers gathered at Fairlop Waters Country Park this morning (Monday, November 11) to remember the fallen heroes in Ilford and from further abroad who sacrificed their lives.

A pair of burglars will spend more than five years behind bars after they were convicted of a break-in in Chigwell where more than £60,000 worth of jewellery was stolen.

Redbridge police are urgently appealing for the public's help in tracking down a missing 15-year-old girl from Ilford amid concerns for her safety.


A Hainault teenager who has received a scout award for twinning toilets and raising £800 for charity is our Recorder/Rotary Young Citizen nominee this week.

The NHS trust which runs Queen's and King George hospitals is piloting a scheme to provide better support to dementia patients by offering them a blue wristband to make them more identifiable.


More than £1.3million of taxpayer cash was spent on consultants to advise Redbridge Council on major building works in 2017/18.

Yesterday, 16:27

Hundreds of Ilford residents gathered at Newbury Park Memorial Gardens in the winter sunshine this morning to pay their respects to those lost in battle.


Did any Hammer come out of the Burnley clash with any credit?


O's boss Carl Fletcher says he knows his side's FA Cup first round defeat to non-league Maldon & Tiptree on Sunday was not good enough.


Dagenham & Redbridge boss Peter Taylor blamed poor game management for his side's 1-0 defeat away at Stockport County on Saturday.

Yesterday, 14:53

Leyton Orient fell victim to an FA Cup giantkilling at the hands of Maldon & Tiptree on Sunday.

Yesterday, 11:40

Tower Hamlets pulled off a comeback win while Clapton, Ilford and Sporting Bengal all fell to defeats in the Essex Senior League on Saturday.

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Germany Women spoiled the party and struck late on to earn a 2-1 victory over England in front of a record-breaking crowd at Wembley.

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Hammers keeper Roberto had another nightmare match as Burnley take full advantage

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Dagenham & Redbridge slumped to an injury-time defeat at Stockport, as Nyal Bell headed the only goal of the game at Edgeley Park on Saturday.

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Leyton Orient attacker Jordan Maguire-Drew is already eyeing a plum tie in the FA Cup and is keen to progress that far in the competition.



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.

Monday, September 16, 2019

An artist unveiled a highly detailed pencil portrait to mark the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' Abbey Road album.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

East London residents can get fully immersed in the nationwide Agatha Christie week next month when Wanstead Library is transformed into the scene of a classic murdery mystery.

Ilford Pictures


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

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?

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