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Snooker king Ronnie O’Sullivan says he’s learned to deal with pressure like Prince William – but wants to run away from it all like Prince Harry!

The Kenneth More Theatre, which had planned to stage its first post-lockdown live performance on Saturday, was forced to postpone it after government guidelines changed on Friday.

A police officer has been injured following a fight which broke out in Ilford Lane last night (Thursday, July 30).

The Kenneth More Theatre, which served as a food bank at the peak of the coronavirus pandemic, will re-open on Saturday with strict safety rules in place.

Hyper realist South Woodford artist Kelvin Okafor has launched a new exhibition in central London’s Oxford Street in support of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement.

New figures have revealed the areas in Redbridge with the most deaths linked to the coronavirus.

Stuart Broad led England’s charge with bat and ball, grabbing the initiative for his side on day two of the must-win third Test against the West Indies.

A 12-year-old girl who perfected her henna skills during lockdown is offering sessions in Redbridge to raise money for a special needs playground, a favourite place for her older brother.

Face coverings must be worn in shops and supermarkets in England starting today.

Volunteer Elsa Arnold, who has been lending a helping hand to children doing their schoolwork while helping those suffering with mental health during the coronavirus pandemic, is this month’s Young Citizen nominee.

Revolutionary technology is set to transform the world of snooker as the professional sport comes to terms with the after-effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

Crowds are set to be able to attend sporting events for the first time since March later this month as the government plans for a socially-distanced return of spectators to sports grounds by October.

A Redbridge teenager has won the top prize for poetry in the Anne Frank Creative Writing Awards.

A permanent walk-through coronavirus testing centre will open in Ilford on Wednesday, July 15.

A disqualified driver who had to be tasered after a 20-minute pursuit on the M11 in Chigwell, during which four police vehicles were damaged, has been jailed.

A series of raids have been carried out in east London including one near Goodmayes Park.

Two public webinars on plans for the Seven Kings community hub and housing project are being held – the first this evening.

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a number of measures to boost the ailing economy, including cuts to VAT and stamp duty, alongside bonuses for employers who bring back furloughed workers.

As pubs and hairdressers across Redbridge finally opened up on “Super Saturday” staff and customers talk about the surreal feeling of returning.

England all-rounder Sam Curran is awaiting the results of a Covid-19 test after being placed in self-isolation at the Ageas Bowl, casting a shadow over the second day of the intra-squad clash.

Murder plots have been foiled and some of London’s most dangerous criminals arrested in a joint operation against a criminal instant messaging platform.

After months of separation a mother and daughter were reunited at a Chigwell care home thanks to a summer house which allows safe face-to-face visits.

English Football League chairman Rick Parry has dismissed predictions of mass bankruptcies due to the coronavirus pandemic and said he is determined to emerge from the crisis with the league’s membership fully intact.

The 18 first-class counties will debate the structure of the domestic season at a meeting early next month after being given the go-ahead to start on August 1 by the England and Wales Cricket Board.

FIFA outlined its sporting and economic path out of the Covid-19 crisis on Thursday, although no date has yet been fixed for its expanded Club World Cup.


The NHS Test and Trace system provides protection for family, friends, colleagues and the community, and is here to keep all of us safe and allow us to enjoy summer safely. We take a look at how the system is working and talk to one member of the thousands of team members about her experiences.

People are being encouraged to enjoy summer safely by exploring destinations closer to home. Taking a holiday in the United Kingdom offers people the chance to uncover some stunning scenery, wonderful attractions and superb accommodation without having to jump on a plane. Here, we take a look at the type of places you can stay, the rules you need to follow and how to enjoy a great staycation.

Summer is here and people from across the South East region can enjoy the many attractions that we have on our doorstep, as long as we follow UK Government advice and enjoy summer safely. There are plenty of places to go and things to do to suit every budget. Here is our guide to the numerous great days out.

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