Leyton and Wanstead voters have re-elected Labour's John Cryer as their MP.

Chingford and Woodford Green's Iain Duncan Smith has held on to his seat despite fierce campaigning from Labour's Faiza Shaheen.

Yesterday, 21:30

The Ilford Recorder will be reporting live throughout the night at the Ilford South, Ilford North, Chingford and Woodford Green and Leyton and Wanstead election counts.

Yesterday, 17:00

A proposal to build 31 hotel apartments on the site of a former school in Ilford has been submitted to Redbridge Council.

Yesterday, 15:00

Ilford Salvation Army has launched its annual Christmas toy appeal to make sure every child in the borough has a gift to open this festive season.

Yesterday, 12:00

Two GP surgeries in Redbridge and Gants Hill are moving into temporary premises.

Yesterday, 10:30

A 15-year-old boy from Ilford is one of two people arrested on suspicion of GBH after police were called to reports of a fight in Loughton.

Yesterday, 10:00

Tesco has started providing sunflower lanyards at all of its stores in Redbridge.

Yesterday, 07:00

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


Yesterday, 14:30

FC Leytonstone ran out 5-1 winners at Sher Force in the Essex Sunday Combination League.

Yesterday, 12:00

West Ham Women manager Matt Beard was pleased to hand a number of players vital minutes as they cruised to a 7-0 victory over Crystal Palace in the Continental Cup.

Yesterday, 11:59

An 88th minute winner saw Corinthian Casuals progress in the London Senior Cup despite a much improved performance from Woodford Town.

Yesterday, 09:00

Essex Open gave a much improved performance in their latest Premier League loss to TFC.

Yesterday, 08:37

Ronnie O'Sullivan took just 32 minutes to dismantle a hapless James Cahill at the Scottish Open but the five-time world champion refused to be on hand to offer the young player any word of advice.

Yesterday, 06:30

Eton Manor director of rugby Mark Farrell believes his side can take positives from their 27-27 draw with Shelford on Saturday.

Continental League Cup: West Ham Women 7 Crystal Palace 0

Wed, 12:33

Woodford head coach Tom Redfern hopes his side can use Saturday's win over Ruislip as a platform to start putting together more victories.

Wed, 10:00

Leyton Orient interim head coach Ross Embleton believes Sam Sargeant is now ready to challenge Dean Brill for the number one spot, writes Jacob Ranson.


Tue, 15:00

Reporter Luke Acton reviews Jack and the Beanstalk at the Broadway, Barking

Friday, December 6, 2019

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

Friday, December 6, 2019

Dancing Queens and Super Troupers alike can, from today, Take a Chance on an immersive exhibition at London's O2 paying tribute to the world's most famous Swedish supergroup.

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Ilford's new art venue is seeking out Redbridge artists to come join its creative network for free mentorship and support.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

In the first of our east London panto reviews, we sent reporter Andrew Brookes to Theatre Royal Stratford East to experience a traditional Christmas show for the first time.

Monday, December 2, 2019

An Ilford photographer takes away the stigma of mental illness by empowering his subjects to proudly display their disabilities.

Friday, November 22, 2019

Jingle all the way to Valentines Mansion's Christmas fair and browse lovely stalls for the perfect festive gifts.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

A charity which works with girls who are at risk of exploitation is staging an art exhibition about body positivity.

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.

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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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