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A six-year-old boy from Clayhall who helped his dad assemble 1,500 PPE visors at the peak of the pandemic to “smash coronavirus” is this month’s Young Citizen nominee.

At least 10 schools in Redbridge have confirmed cases of coronavirus as the infection rate shoots up to 56.

The first coronavirus death in ​six days has been recorded at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRUT).

At least seven schools in Redbridge have confirmed cases of coronavirus and the rate of infection is at 37 cases per 100,000 people, levels not seen since April.

Redbridge Council has warned the owners of a restaurant and bar in Woodford Green that was failing to comply with social distancing guidelines.

Redbridge is at risk of going into a local lockdown after it had the highest number of new coronavirus cases across all London boroughs, with Havering and Newham close behind.

After the death of his mum, a Woodford County High School teacher walked the length of 12 Tube lines in 12 days - more than 350 miles - to raise money for Haven House Children’s Hospice.

A building in South Woodford collapsed but there were no reports of any injuries.

From Monday people will be breaking the law if they meet socially in groups of more than six. And they could be fined.

As Redbridge schools re-open this week the council held a virtual meeting to answer parents anxieties about sending children back and what will happen if there is a Covid outbreak.

A man who murdered two women and hid their bodies inside his freezer has been jailed for life.

The families of the two women murdered and concealed in a freezer have described the “inner turmoil” and “pain” of their disappearance and the subsequent court trial.

Double murderer Zahid Younis lived a life that was “a pattern of lies”, the detective in charge of the investigation has said.

A Custom House man has been found guilty of murdering two women and concealing their bodies in a freezer.

Former cricketer Nasser Hussain was joined by fellow England legend Graham Gooch in making a surprise visit to meet junior teams.

A single mother with three children said Redbridge Council moved her into an unsafe home which was falling apart and only intervened after the Recorder got involved.

London’s Transport Commissioner explains why it is safe to go back on buses, Tubes and trains, whether you are returning to work, school or just out and about

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after two men were hit by a car in Gants Hill and sustained life-changing injuries.

A director of the National Crime Agency (NCA) has revealed his disappointment over failures in recent investigations into a historic paedophile ring, uncovered by a new true crime podcast.

Students at Beal High School achieved strong results and the majority have enrolled or taken up in a place in the sixth form.

Students at West Hatch High School have been praised for their “diligence and dedication” during a difficult year as they celebrate their GCSE results.

A serial rapist who preyed on lone women in the dark and murdered Michelle Samaraweera from Hainault more than a decade ago has been sentenced to life in prison.

A student today told how he overcame a deadly heart condition to achieve a string of top GCSE grades.

Frenford Youth Club opened its new football stadium in Ilford this week, with local figures out in force to celebrate the big day.


For the past six months, employers and employees have been adapting to ways of working from home. The green light has now been given to many people to go back to offices safely. From flexible hours and staggered starting times to deep cleaning, we’re getting ready for new ways of working.

School’s in for summer – and beyond – with health experts agreeing that pupils safely returning to their studies is “positively” the right thing to do. It’s vital for all children’s welfare, not just in terms of students’ future education but also mental and physical well-being, as well as social interaction of classmates.

Ever been to a restaurant or shop and wondered what a dry aged steak was – and why it came with a higher price tag than fresh meat?

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