A young woman from Ilford who was awarded as a Rising Young Star for her commitment to getting more girls involved in Stem subjects at an early age is our Recorder/Rotary Young Citizen nominee this week.
One of the most ambitious visual portraits of citizenship ever undertaken in one of the world's largest cities has been launched today, November 4, on more than 600 billboards across all of London's 33 boroughs.
The frustrated parents of a six-year-old schoolboy battling leukaemia have removed him from his South Woodford school after facing "miserably inadequate" care while he continues to have daily chemotherapy.
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.
Across the borough, Year 11 pupils will this morning be opening envelopes with baited breath. But the grades they will have earned will no longer be lettered - so here's our guide to the new-look numbered GCSE grades.