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Sixty years ago today, flames 100 feet high came within minutes of destroying the vast majority of Ilford High Road as a massive fire at Harrison Gibson furniture store caused millions of pounds worth of damage.

The first Rotary East London and Essex Disabled Games will be held in May and athletes from across Redbridge will be taking part.

London Fire Brigade spent more than £350,000 on Redbridge's fire stations over four years, including on a kitchen refurbishment that went £31,000 over budget.

There could be more nurses in the borough after a Goodmayes health recruitment agency won an £850,000 funding package.

As the majority of us are sitting down to roast turkey with all the trimmings on December 25, it's important to remember the selfless few giving up their day to provide for others. We spoke to just a few of them.

Alistair Coleman, author of the hit book Angry People in Local Newspapers, has been speaking with Layth Yousif about the cult publication about to reach the bestsellers lists...

Around 150 people of all faiths and none braved wind and rain to celebrate the lighting of the Chanukah Menorah in Gants Hill for the 35th year and counting.

A £1million football pitch is being built in Ilford.

The Jack Petchey Awards being presented tonight (Thurs) at Redbridge Town Hall highlight the achievements of some very special students and leaders.

Lakeside Hammers owner Stuart Douglas has decided to step down but insists he will continue fighting for a new home for the club.

By day he works in the city crunching numbers in the world of finance, but at night he shrugs off his suit and goes down to the woods to practise magic.

Letters from an aeroplane crash, relics from a national disaster and correspondence between long lost lovers.

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