Redbridge Council can now take 'behind-closed-doors' decisions on £100,000 recruitment and lay-off payments following a policy change, Conservative councillors have warned.

The show will go on at Ilford's Kenneth More Theatre under new management, Redbridge Council's Labour leader Jas Athwal has pledged.

The process to select the next Labour MP candidate for Ilford South will begin next week, despite incumbent MP Mike Gapes insisting he is not going to trigger a by-election.

Redbridge Council's Labour leader Jas Athwal is calling for an Ilford South by-election after MP Mike Gapes resigned from the party yesterday.

Ilford South MP Mike Gapes will be "deeply missed" following his resignation from the Labour Party, Redbridge's Labour group leader Jas Athwal has said.

A dog was set loose on a Redbridge politician's six-year-old niece while her mother had her headscarf torn off in separate Islamophobic incidents.

What impact will Brexit have on the borough's businesses? On staffing? And EU employees?

Tributes have been paid this morning to the politician who stood as a candidate for Ilford North in 1978, who died in May after a year-long battle with cancer.

From the NHS to Brexit, secondary school pupils are grilling councillors on issues defining their generation as part of Local Democracy Week.

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

Redbridge Council has revamped the format of monthly Local Forums - but the opposition warn the changes will be merely "cosmetic".

An independent investigation into allegations of bullying and flouting planning regulations against a Redbridge Councillor cost more than £6,000, it has been revealed.

Redbridge Council's transparency and openness has been called into question after it was revealed that a full report clearing a Labour councillor of misconduct will never be published.

A Labour Councillor accused of flouting planning regulations has been cleared by an independent investigation conducted on behalf of Redbridge Council.


Defence classes for children such as Krav Maga are fun, healthy activities that can reduce the risk of bullying, build self-confidence and teach discipline

It's the debate fans across the UK are discussing - so where better to find out more about the iconic burger than behind the scenes in a local McDonald's restaurant?

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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