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Plans to expand Fairlop Waters are moving to the next phase with a public event set to unveil the next steps.

Redbridge Council has thrown its support behind White Ribbon Day which calls for an end to male violence against women.

Redbridge Foodbank has put out a further call for donations after revealing it delivered 7128 food parcels between April and September this year.

The Kenneth More Theatre is getting ready to hold live performances of its Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs pantomime.

Smart meters are here for prepay customers – meaning it’s even easier to top up from the comfort of your home.

Have your say on a new living Covid-19 memorial in Redbridge.

A man has died in Ilford after being shot in the head.

The daughters of a man who died at King George Hospital, two weeks after he contracted coronavirus under its care, say they were shocked to see a Covid patient coming and going from the ward for cigarette breaks.

Ilford’s Kenneth More Theatre has come up with innovative solutions to continue to hold safe, live performances despite Covid restrictions.

After the government voted against a motion to help feed disadvantaged children during school holidays, Redbridge Council pledged to take the burden on itself and feed the 7,000 children who need it.

The owner of Tight Fit Jeans says that Covid, paired with the closure of the nearest entrance to Ilford Station, has presented a one-two punch to his business, with Brexit being a “third monster” lurking around the corner.

We come to you on a mission – to encourage you to support your local independent businesses.

A third permanent Covid-19 testing centre for Redbridge is set to open in Woodford Green this week.

Redbridge has seen its Covid contact tracing rate fall once again, new figures reveal, as the borough and all of London moves to Tier 2 high restrictions starting at midnight (Friday, October 16).

Residents in Woodford Green are tired of seeing their shared garden and car park flooded with sewage water when there is heavy rain.

Ilford South Labour MP Sam Tarry has written to Health Secretary Matt Hancock to call for a “circuit-breaker lockdown” across London.

The coronavirus infection rate in Redbridge is now at 104 per 100,000 people.

A number of parents have voiced concerns over a double resignation at the Atam Academy in Chadwell Heath, blaming both departures on the trust that runs the school.

Redbridge has now seen the largest one-day spike in Covid cases with the infection rate at an all-time high, at 94 per 100,000 people.

The world’s second biggest cinema operator, Cineworld, will temporarily close all branches, including one in Ilford town centre, on Thursday.

The Quiet Streets scheme has come under fire once again after a pensioner collapsed while waiting for an ambulance to arrive at his Ilford home.

A new permanent coronavirus testing centre is to open in Gants Hill Library car park.

Improved coronavirus testing is the only way to avoid another lockdown, Ilford South MP Sam Tarry.

The leader of Redbridge Council has warned that the latest coronavirus figures may be “distorted” due to reduced testing capacity in the borough.

Fewer than three in five close contacts of people with coronavirus in Redbridge are being reached through the test and trace regime, figures suggest.


Hopes for a return to more normal lives for all have soared with news of the vaccine roll-out. Here, medical experts unite in their reassurance to the public that vaccines meet strict standards of safety and effectiveness.

From January 1, 2021 the way the UK trades with the EU will change. Businesses need to act now! This is true for retail, those trading in consumer goods, services and investment, construction and housing as well as vehicle and haulier firms.

Let’s get physical! One of the dangers of lockdown is to be lulled into laziness, watching too many box sets, and eating and drinking too much, but there is no excuse to not start exercising to get fit and stay healthy.

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