Redbridge Police have issued a warning after a number of British Gas uniforms were stolen.


A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after an alleged drive-by shooting in Ilford.


Nine children who are always caring for others got taken on a trip of a lifetime when they were flown to meet Father Christmas in the North Pole.


The Redbridge Support Team run by the Single Homeless Project (SHP) hosted their annual Christmas party and got in the festive spirit.

A nurse who has spent almost 30 years caring for the people of Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge was recognised with a special lifetime achievement award last week.

Yesterday, 18:30

A woman and child were treated for smoke inhalation and man hospitalised after a fire at a Seven Kings shop.

Yesterday, 17:00

A charity supporting vulnerable women is pleased to have had its funding reinstated following an investigation – but Redbridge Council remains tight-lipped about the “issues” its investigation uncovered.

Yesterday, 15:20

Forensic crime scene investigators were in Newbury Park after a gun was fired in a property this morning (Monday, December 17).

Yesterday, 15:00

A child abuse case against an Ilford mum and her two sons has been dropped.



Redbridge manager Ricky Eaton feels his side’s 2-1 defeat to Sporting Bengal United should have been postponed due to the weather conditions.


Forest Road club beaten 34-10 in league on Saturday

Hammers winger praises Pellegrini for the players’ improvement


Wintry weather made it difficult for both sides on Saturday, with Herons losing 22-8

The club, who play at step three on the non-league pyramid, did themselves proud in east London last weekend


Dagenham & Redbridge manager Peter Taylor heaped praise on attacker Angelo Balanta and goalkeeper Lewis Moore for their displays in his side’s 1-0 win over Ebbsfleet United.


The latest news from the Ilford Social Centre Darts League

Yesterday, 16:00

Both teams had to contend with near-freezing temperatures and driving rain, with Highams club prevailing 14-13


Friday, December 14, 2018

Alistair Coleman, author of the hit book Angry People in Local Newspapers, has been speaking with Layth Yousif about the cult publication about to reach the bestsellers lists...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Local paper journalists may not get to review West End musicals or critique Michelin star restaurants – but they do get to enjoy the festive spectacle that is the local pantomime.

Monday, December 3, 2018

When Jack sells his beloved family cow for magic beans, he soon discovers they open up an unexpected world of thrilling adventure.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Last night I spoke to a gentlemen sat at the bar who said that, when looking for somewhere to go for dinner, nothing is quite like a personal recommendation from a friend or from someone you trust.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Find out about plans to turn Redbridge Town Hall into a buzzing arts hub in the heart of Ilford

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

An art gallery is opening in Redbridge Town Hall as part of the new cultural quarter.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Have you noticed how many pennies a Freddo will fetch these days?

Thursday, October 11, 2018

A music event in Wanstead could be the biggest urban music gathering in London after organisers submitted revised plans for a six-day festival with a 50,000 audience capacity.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

The Woodford Festival starts at the weekend with more than 100 live performances of art, music, theatre and poetry.

Ilford Pictures


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

Are you an unpaid carer aged 25 or over? Are you interested in working towards getting into or back into work? Do you need practical help and support to get ready for this big step? If your answer is yes to at least two of these questions read on.

Struggling to find a buyer for your home in a slower market? We speak to Ilford property expert Nina Kaura from Portico about the Crossrail effect and why getting things right first time will get you the best price for your property.

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