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Yesterday, 17:00

Plans to build two blocks of flats on the Mont Rose College site in Gants Hill - the same place another development was rejected last year - are being opposed by residents and one of the ward’s councillors.

Police are appealing to the public for information about a series of linked sexual assaults in Wanstead.

Police are investigating claims that a man attempted to kidnap two young girls in Clayhall.

Since lockdown, Jewish Care’s Meals on Wheels service has provided more than 16,500 meals thanks to an army of volunteers who are now delivering special treats for Rosh Hashanah.

A group of doctors donated 10 laptops to Highlands Primary School to help underprivileged children access learning remotely.

A total of 425 new claims for Universal Credit were made in Redbridge between July and August, according to the latest figures from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

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.

A new book about homelessness in the UK — documenting an investigation contributed to by the Recorder — has been published.

More people are having undercover affairs in the East End than almost anywhere in London, according to the people who know about illicit relationships.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 15:30

Police are appealing to the public for information about a series of linked sexual assaults in Wanstead.

Yesterday, 15:03

Police are investigating claims that a man attempted to kidnap two young girls in Clayhall.

Tue, 15:58

Officers have released images of a man wanted in connection with an assault on security staff at Chadwell Heath station.

Health

Thu, 18:10

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.

Thu, 13:00

People with suspected coronavirus have been left unable to book a test slot anywhere in London, an investigation has found.

Wed, 07:00

Health experts are encouraging simple steps to help children and young people manage their asthma and reduce the risk of ending up in hospital.

Environment

Saturday, September 12, 2020

Hundreds of homes are in danger of being flooded with sewage if a project to control the River Roding is not funded.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Motorcycle journalist and Barkingside South resident Bob Pickett explains why he thinks the council’s Quiet Streets trial needs some major amendments

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Redbridge Council will begin trialling its version of Waltham Forest’s “mini Holland” scheme next week after learning from the neighbouring council that it “does work”.

Politics

Yesterday, 17:00

Plans to build two blocks of flats on the Mont Rose College site in Gants Hill - the same place another development was rejected last year - are being opposed by residents and one of the ward’s councillors.

Thu, 18:10

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.

Thu, 12:00

A Youth Parliament member has urged people to register to vote as part of a week-long campaign to increase voter numbers.

Education

Monday, September 7, 2020

Police have launched an operation to prevent young people from getting involved with gangs in Redbridge as they return to school for the new term.

Friday, September 4, 2020

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.

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Disadvantaged secondary school pupils in Redbridge are three months behind their better-off peers, new research reveals.

Heritage

Friday, August 21, 2020

A feasibility study on the Gants Hill Community Hub programme is to start next month, as plans for the current library site continue to attract controversy.

Friday, July 10, 2020

A virtual memorial has been held to mark the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide which killed more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslims.

Sunday, July 5, 2020

In the second of his two cricket history features, Prof Ged Martin asks: Did two Yorkshire batsmen really set a world record against Essex in 1932?

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