7 days quiz: What happened in Redbridge?

PUBLISHED: 17:00 27 October 2017

Performers preparing for their first night under the Big Top on Wanstead Flats

Performers preparing for their first night under the Big Top on Wanstead Flats


Think you know what is going on in your area?

The Recorder is launching a weekly Friday quiz featuring topics from the last seven days.

It has been a busy old week in the borough as residents learned that a swimming pool is set to be built in Wanstead and a star from The Only Way is Essex graced us with her presence.

In the week of spooky tales and horror stories, it seemed fitting that obesity stats were released, showing that Redbridge is one of the fattest boroughs across London.

A group of travellers were once more evicted by Redbridge Council and the Recorder sought to find an elusive report about the future of King George A&E.

Teenagers across Redbridge excelled in their exams and the council were forced to pay out thousands to two homeless families that were illegally housed in B&B’s for eight months.

A hard-hitting investigation into shelter for victims of domestic violence in the borough revealed that funding for refuge beds has dropped by 30 percent since 2010.

And the nominee for Redbridge’s Young Citizen was 11-year-old Hania Akhtar who has just started secondary school despite having had chemotherapy for the last seven years to tackle an aggressive tumour.

Her teacher Yvette Corton, who nominated her, described the pupil as “always happy with a beautiful smile on her face and a great sense of humour.”

And with the roundup of the week completed, why not take our quiz and see how you fare?

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