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.
Central government will cut all of its grants to Redbridge over the next two years leaving the local authority reliant on council tax and business rates.
Woodford County High School has been named the top school in Redbridge for progress - one of nine schools in the borough labelled as performing 'well above' the national average.
A pair of 15-year-old twins from Chadwell Heath who have been passing on their basketball skills as volunteer coaches are this week's Young Citizen nominees.
A new Goodmayes leisure centre and sports complex has opened its doors to neighbours for an exclusive look.
The weekday routine of most working parents needs to run like clockwork but often resembles a circus. If that routine involves any under 5s, you may need all the help you can get.
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?
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