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17:56

A knife-wielding thug who carried out a string of violent knifepoint robberies targeting young women and an 84-year-old across Havering and Ilford, has been jailed for 35 years.

A politician has withdrawn his support from plans to bring three iconic markets to Redbridge.

A Chadwell Heath banqueting suite run without planning permission since 2015 is fighting an enforcement notice from Redbridge Council.

A campaigner has denied accusations he sent a councillor a veiled threat on Facebook in protest at plans to house homeless families in Hainault parks.

The show will go on at Ilford’s Kenneth More Theatre under new management, Redbridge Council’s Labour leader Jas Athwal has pledged.

Redbridge Council has slashed spending on street lights by hundreds of thousands of pounds over the last five years, figures reveal.

Redbridge Council reclaimed more than £3million in overpaid housing benefit from claimants, which charities say could push them dangerously into debt.

A Redbridge teacher union representative has been suspended after saying it is better to let one child get stabbed than install knife arches at every Redbridge school.

A pilot scheme which gave Redbridge, Barking and Dagenham and Havering its own police analytical team, was “so successful” that it is being rolled out across the Met.

Crime & Court

17:56

A knife-wielding thug who carried out a string of violent knifepoint robberies targeting young women and an 84-year-old across Havering and Ilford, has been jailed for 35 years.

Yesterday, 15:18

A Redbridge teacher union representative has been suspended after saying it is better to let one child get stabbed than install knife arches at every Redbridge school.

Yesterday, 15:00

A pilot scheme which gave Redbridge, Barking and Dagenham and Havering its own police analytical team, was “so successful” that it is being rolled out across the Met.

Health

Tue, 07:00

Almost one in three children in Redbridge do not have the full MMR vaccination, as the NHS warns vaccine deniers are gaining traction on social media.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

When Ilford resident Amanda Adams was diagnosed with cancer, the hardest part of the treatment was telling her family.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Children in Redbridge are far more likely to start smoking than in other parts of the country.

Environment

Redbridge Council has slashed spending on street lights by hundreds of thousands of pounds over the last five years, figures reveal.

Mon, 07:00

A food waste disposal company is calling on east London boroughs to work towards increasing their recycling rates this Global Recycling Day.

Monday, March 11, 2019

Redbridge Council will pilot giving residents wheelie bins in a bid to cut down on the amount of money that is spent on rubbish collections.

Politics

17:18

A politician has withdrawn his support from plans to bring three iconic markets to Redbridge.

A Chadwell Heath banqueting suite run without planning permission since 2015 is fighting an enforcement notice from Redbridge Council.

A campaigner has denied accusations he sent a councillor a veiled threat on Facebook in protest at plans to house homeless families in Hainault parks.

Education

Yesterday, 15:18

A Redbridge teacher union representative has been suspended after saying it is better to let one child get stabbed than install knife arches at every Redbridge school.

Yesterday, 07:00

Plans to install knife arches and detecting wands at every secondary school in the borough have been slammed by a Redbridge National Union of Teachers representative.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

A Seven Kings secondary school is considering setting up a multi-faith prayer room after a video purporting to show students banned from praying inside went viral.

Heritage

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Sixty years ago today, flames 100 feet high came within minutes of destroying the vast majority of Ilford High Road as a massive fire at Harrison Gibson furniture store caused millions of pounds worth of damage.

Friday, March 15, 2019

Gants Hill, Barkingside and Redbridge have been named as some of the most aesthetically pleasing Tube stations on the London Underground.

Monday, March 4, 2019

Furious campaigners have asked the Mayor of London to step in and get TfL to restore the 25 bus service to its full route from east London to Oxford Circus.

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