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We are living through turbulent times in the United Kingdom.

Woodford Green’s senior women battled home in a creditable 18th place at the South of England six-stage relay championships on Saturday.

Ilford AC veteran Pam Jones was celebrating this week after winning two medals at the World Masters Championships in Torun, Poland.

The number of children being born underweight in Redbridge is higher than the national average, but one in four of the borough’s children are obese by the time they leave primary school according to a new report from Public Health England.

Redbridge Council has cut spending on emergency planning - which includes anything from a heatwave to terror attacks - by more than £150,000 over the last five years, figures reveal.

To combat Ilford town centre getting “eroded” by changing habits and competition from Stratford and Romford, Redbridge Council is applying for a grant to turn it back into a shopping “mecca”.

A rough sleeper camp in Ilford Hill has been burgeoning amid apparent confusion over which local authority should take the lead in addressing it.

Across the borough worshippers have been coating each other in vibrant colours to celebrate the festival of Holi.

Ex-council homes bought under right to buy in Redbridge have been sold off by private owners for tens of millions of pounds, new figures have revealed.

Criminals could be laundering money through property in Redbridge after more than 150 buildings were found to be owned by companies registered in offshore tax havens.

More than 35,000 people from across Redbridge have signed the petition to cancel Brexit and keep Britain in the EU.

Redbridge Council reclaimed more than £3million in overpaid housing benefit from claimants, which charities say could push them dangerously into debt.

Plans to install knife arches and detecting wands at every secondary school in the borough have been slammed by a Redbridge National Union of Teachers representative.

The world’s most prestigious skateboarding competition will return to London this May as the countdown to the sports’ historic debut at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics continues.

Hammers midfielder full of praise as Rice looks for first England cap

Exclusions at Redbridge’s schools have increased by 31per cent since 2013, with police chiefs warning this could be contributing to a surge in knife crime.

An Ilford woman alleged to have built an empire out of obtaining hundreds of UK passports for kidnappers, drug traffickers and people smugglers has been released under investigation.

Almost one in three children in Redbridge do not have the full MMR vaccination, as the NHS warns vaccine deniers are gaining traction on social media.

Redbridge Muslim leaders are backing calls to increase funding for mosque security amid fears the New Zealand shooting could spark copycat terror attacks in the UK.

A 10-year-old who volunteers at a care home, is a Dementia Friend and has saved up pocket money to buy clothes and toiletries for the homeless is this year’s Young Citizen of the Year.

A Woodford Green wonderkid who has raised more than £100,000 for charity since her sister’s death is one of the faces of a new international campaign in memory of Princess Diana.

A former Recorder photographer who grew up in Gants Hill and was born legally blind has shared his story of how he defied the odds to build a career snapping world leaders and celebrities across the globe.

Redbridge Council will pilot giving residents wheelie bins in a bid to cut down on the amount of money that is spent on rubbish collections.

Two Redbridge mosques joined more than 250 others across the county in flinging open their doors to community.

Ilford North MP Wes Streeting called on the home secretary to increase resources available to the police following a spate of stabbings in Ilford, Gants Hill and Harold Hill.

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