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Redbridge Council has become the second local authority in the country to become a Ban the Box employer, meaning job applicants will no longer need to disclose their unspent criminal convictions on their application form.

A team of 11 cyclists completed the London to Brighton bike ride on Sunday, September 15 in aid of Woodford Green charity Haven House Children's Hospice.

Fifteen young people from Redbridge were referred to a London-wide project hoping to protect children from becoming embroiled in county lines drug dealing last year, new data has revealed.

To celebrate this year's Car Free Day, Redbridge Council is closing nine streets to traffic giving neighbourhoods the chance to play outside, get together and have fun.

Whipps Cross Hospital must be rebuilt as a matter of "urgency", Iain Duncan Smith, MP for Chingford and Woodford Green, has told prime minister Boris Johnson.

Do you have a neighbour who goes above and beyond to help their neighbourhood and community in Redbridge? The search is officially on to find London's best neighbour.

Ilford has been named as one of the cheapest places for families to buy food.

Hundreds of written complaints were made against GP surgeries in Redbridge last year, new figures show.

Plans have been submitted to convert a former Mont Rose College campus in Ilford into flats.

Crime & Court

Fifteen young people from Redbridge were referred to a London-wide project hoping to protect children from becoming embroiled in county lines drug dealing last year, new data has revealed.

Wed, 07:00

A 24-year-old woman who died after she was hit by a train at Goodmayes station was not "adequately assessed" by a mental health team before she was discharged from hospital just one hour earlier, an inquest heard.

Mon, 17:17

Enforcement notices issued by Redbridge Council to private landlords have skyrocketed in the past two years, new figures reveal.

Health

Wed, 16:00

The NHS hospital trust that runs Queen's and King George hospitals has introduced a new team of specialists to support children living with asthma in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge.

Tue, 07:00

Boroughs in east London are projected to overshoot the government's "smoke free" targets by more than 20 years.

Mon, 07:00

A nurse at the Barking, Havering and Redbridge NHS hospital trust put his expertise to good use earlier this month when he saved the life of a man who had a heart attack at the wheel of his car in Brentwood.

Environment

Yesterday, 17:00

To celebrate this year's Car Free Day, Redbridge Council is closing nine streets to traffic giving neighbourhoods the chance to play outside, get together and have fun.

Wed, 12:00

The number of black bags residents put out on bin day could be restricted.

Mon, 17:17

Enforcement notices issued by Redbridge Council to private landlords have skyrocketed in the past two years, new figures reveal.

Politics

Redbridge Council has become the second local authority in the country to become a Ban the Box employer, meaning job applicants will no longer need to disclose their unspent criminal convictions on their application form.

Wed, 13:18

The parent of a sick child claimed the NHS was being destroyed as he challenged Boris Johnson during the prime minister's visit to Whipps Cross Hospital today (Wednesday, September 18).

Wed, 12:00

The number of black bags residents put out on bin day could be restricted.

Education

Tue, 17:00

Ilford County High School has been "forced to back down" and withdraw a package of cuts that would have seen its teaching staff being asked to take on more work with less time, the National Education Union (NEU) said.

Mon, 16:00

London City Airport is commissioning a new artwork to welcome visitors.

Mon, 07:35

A group of 23 students from West Hatch High School in Chigwell have returned from a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Zambia.

Heritage

Sunday, September 15, 2019

A look back at the biggest local stories from 60, 40 and 20 years ago

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Redbridge Council has made £336,351 in library fines since 2015, the Recorder can reveal.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Cranbrook, now a ward to the north west of Ilford town centre, is a name with a long association with this area - and it all stems from birds.

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