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Yesterday, 17:18

Our reporter Liam Coleman met with the big man before a hectic few weeks.

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

I have never known such uncertainty in politics.

People say, “Age is nothing but a number.”

Driving around Redbridge, one cannot help but notice the giant Menorahs (Candelabras) standing tall and proud on the Gants Hill & Fullwell Cross roundabouts, as the Jewish community celebrate the Festival of Chanukah.

This week, the Recorder spoke to Bella Field, one of this paper’s former Young Citizen of the Year winners and a fundraising sensation who has received national acclaim for her charity work.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

People seem to enjoy getting angry at the news these days. I really shouldn’t help, but here’s a story you might find annoying.

Last week I was pleased to help present Jack Petchey Achievement Awards to more than 160 young people from across the borough.

Q&A: My Redbridge - Venda Premkumar

Friday, November 30, 2018

Venda Premkumar is a teacher and joint secretary of the Redbridge branch of the National Education Union

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

Hundreds of merry residents descended on Ilford to kick off the town’s Christmas festivities.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

I want to take you back to 2011, the summer of the riots.

Melanie Knight is a trustee of the Redbridge Foodbank that last week launched a reverse advent calendar to help struggling residents through the Christmas period.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

For the past nine months as Members of Youth Parliament (MYP) we have participated in a vast array of activities and events, ranging from meeting adult MPs to attending conventions.

Although I have been married for almost half a century, my wife and I are still having many unresolved issues.

I like science fiction. I grew up wearing glasses so I didn’t have much say in the matter.

The chancellor used his budget to make a very welcome announcement: further investment into Universal Credit.

We’re filming the latest series of The Mash Report in Pinewood Studios, so now I think I’m up there with Harry Potter and James Bond. My bank manager disagrees.

Raising children is a huge responsibility, which can be a great blessing and source of reward if fulfilled correctly.

The £15.4billion Crossrail/Elizabeth Line from Shenfield to Reading was due to open in December.

It is with great sadness that I have to announce the passing of the DVD.

John Lewis has said it will stop stocking DVD players.

Eden Christian Centre has been a thriving, multi-cultural church in the heart of Ilford since the fifties.

Are you an unpaid carer aged 25 or over? Are you interested in working towards getting into or back into work? Do you need practical help and support to get ready for this big step? If your answer is yes to at least two of these questions read on.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

It’s been an interesting time for equality. Kleenex renamed their man-sized tissues after complaints that it was sexist.

We are all under dominion. We are born into a nation or territory under the sovereignty or control of a government and are subject to the rules that govern that area.

The murder of Jamal Khashoggi – which the Saudi government now admits did take place – bears a striking resemblance to another extra-judicial murder.

Mel Field has been fundraising for Haven House Children’s Hospice since 2010, and has so far raised more than £110,00 in memory of her daughter Molly who died of a brain tumour.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

The murder of a 23 year old man on the streets of my constituency has once again brought the issue of violent crime painfully close to home.

I’m not normally one to buy into conspiracy theories, they’re only put out there to keep us too busy to think about the real things that are going on.

As I said Morning Prayer before writing this article the Old Testament Lesson was about King Hezekiah, who had let Babylonian envoys see all his inherited wealth.

Geoff Seeff is the chairman of the Woodford Festival that took place last week in venues across Woodford.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

Here at Redbridge Youth Council, we are aware of the growing number of young people that confront the struggle of mental health in their everyday lives.

When I perform at stand up comedy clubs I have one rule: use the gents before the gig.

On Saturday the Mayor of Redbridge, Councillor Debbie Kaur-Thiara, came to our church to formally open the Woodford Festival, which continues in full swing until this Sunday.

Shaz Hetherington has so far raised £30,000 for Brain Tumour Research in the name of her husband David, who died of a brain tumour at the age of 39.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

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