Crime & Court


A hero who helped save the life of of a man who had been shot six times, carried on working his private patrol for five more hours after the incident to make sure the people of Woodford Green were protected.

Crimestoppers is offering a reward of up to £10,000 for any information that helps find the thugs who kidnapped - and the police now believe murdered - a Newham father-of-one as he walked down an Ilford street.

A jury has concluded the London Bridge terrorists, who killed eight people and injured 48 others, were lawfully shot dead by police.

Following a spate of residents getting conned out of their cash in the borough, a bank has teamed up with police to run a scam avoidance school (SAS).

A man who "glorified violence" and had a "fondness for stabbing people in the chest" knifed to death 20-year-old Che Morrison outside Ilford Station, a court has heard.

Ilford and Romford top the list for the highest number of car thefts in the UK, based on insurance claims.

Detectives investigating the shooting of a man at a house in Woodford Green on Thursday night have made a second arrest.

A man has been arrested in connection with the shooting in Woodford Green.

Detectives investigating a shooting at a Woodford Green house owned by comedian Russell Kane are urging anyone who saw what happened to come forward.

Neighbours thought they "heard fireworks" when a man in his 40s was shot in Woodford Green last night.

A student who was last seen alive in Ilford cried at a church event on the day she went missing

A charity which works with girls who are at risk of exploitation is holding an art exhibition about the positives and pitfalls of social media.

Youngsters and their parents have been invited to take part in knife crime workshops at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRUT).

Police are appealing to trace a man convicted of sexual assault after he breached the terms of his release.

A midwifery student who has been missing from Ilford since Boxing Day was murdered by a "thoroughly dishonest and manipulative" man who attended her church and who she viewed as a father, a court has heard.

A Goodmayes chauffeur is calling for a dedicated police task force to tackle pickpocketing on London buses after the theft of his wallet put him out of business for four weeks.

Redbridge Council will cut investment in CCTV cameras by more than £150,000 this year, figures reveal.

Armed officers who shot the London Bridge terrorists believed explosives were about to be detonated and lives were at risk, an inquest heard.

Two men in their 20s from Romford and Ilford have been arrested after a third man suffered severe facial injuries during a fight at Top Golf in Chigwell.

Police investigating the fatal stabbing of a teenager from Manor Park have made more arrests.

Parents at a primary school in Wanstead due to be turned into an academy have launched legal proceedings against the Catholic body in charge of the school.

A doctor who helped a teenager who had been shot in the elbow said he is sure the 19-year-old would have done for the same thing for him.

Jurors have examined the spot where the three London Bridge terrorists were shot dead by police two years ago.

In a bid to keep young people who are at risk of exploitation and crime safe, three east London boroughs will be sharing resources.

Jurors have been shown graphic images of the moment the three London Bridge terrorists were shot dead by armed police officers.

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A 19-year-old who was found with gunshot injuries in Ilford on Friday night (June 28) screamed "I'm going to die" as he banged on doors looking for help, neighbours have said.

A 19-year-old man has been taken to hospital after shots were fired in Ilford.

Police confirm that primary children in the borough are being groomed to join street gangs and carry knives.

The victims of the London Bridge terror attack were unlawfully killed, a coroner has concluded.

A music festival where four people were stabbed last year returns to Hainault Forest Country Park this weekend.

A legal challenge has been mounted against Redbridge Council's decision to build accommodation for homeless families on a well-loved Hainault park.

The owner of an Ilford gym attended by the London Bridge terrorists has denied he was involved with a Jihadi training camp in Pakistan, an inquest heard.

Detectives investigating a fatal fire near the A406 in Ilford have charged a second man with murder.

Three brothers from a Romanian organised crime group have been jailed for modern slavery and Proceeds of Crime Act offences.

Police have launched an appeal to identify a man who died from almost "100per cent" burns in Ilford.

Droves of police in riot gear descended on a quiet Wanstead side street early on Wednesday morning (June 19) to carry out a drugs raid.

An inpatient at Goodmayes Hospital suffered a fatal brain injury after choking on chicken and chips, an inquest heard.

A murder investigation has been launched after a man died in Ilford following a tent firem

Automatic number plate recognition cameras are driving down burglary rates in Redbridge, the council has said.

An Ilford takeaway's licence application to stay open until 5am every night has been refused.

Supermarkets introducing parking charges are encouraging scammers, the chairman of Redbridge's Neighbourhood Watch has claimed.

A man who illegally connected his garage to the water network in a bid to save money has been ordered to pay £2,400.

A police officer who smashed the window of a suspect during an arrest in 2016 in a case of mistaken identity has been found guilty of gross misconduct by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC).

Residents should be on guard after an 82-year-old man had hundreds of pounds stolen from him in a car park scam yesterday.


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The Exchange in Ilford has added a state-of-the-art, Savannah-themed play area, with hand painted animal sculptures, to its brand new family zone, designed by American creative agency Playtime

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