Met Police

Police chase in Clayhall

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Beal pupils left via a different exit after a police incident in Clayhall.

A woman was hit by a car and garden wall smashed in South Woodford.

A look back at the biggest local stories from this week 60, 40 and 20 years ago.

An Ilford MP has set up a petition urging the government to do more to fund policing in London after City Hall predicted the Met will need to make £263m in savings by 2023.

Clayhall residents spotted a man testing car door handles.

Car crashes in Clayhall

Saturday, February 2, 2019

Police are investigating after a car crashed with a tree in Clayhall yesterday.

Network Rail has “major” safety concerns about the 42-storey tower planned for the former Bodgers site.

Pupils have been advised to “travel in small groups” after children were attacked in the borough.

A man was arrested in Ilford on suspicion of alleged sexual communications with a child.

A boy was attacked by three masked and hooded youths on the way to school.

Residents were threatened “with screwdrivers” and locked in a bedroom, while a gang pillaged a Clayhall house yesterday.

The London Fire Brigade (LFB) had to use their long ladders today after four teenagers were seen climbing a crane in Ilford.

A woman has sustained “serious injuries” after being hit by a car in Barkingside.

Ninety-eight per cent of vehicle crime in Redbridge has gone unsolved over the past three years.

A video capturing a hail of fireworks careering chaotically across Ilford Lane – as New Year’s revellers run for cover – has gone viral.

The Met Police are appealing for the public’s help in finding a man who is wanted in connection with a number of burglaries.

Redbridge Police have issued a warning after a number of British Gas uniforms were stolen.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after an alleged drive-by shooting in Ilford.

Forensic crime scene investigators were in Newbury Park after a gun was fired in a property this morning (Monday, December 17).

Armed police chased a group of men in a car after a drive-by shooting in Ilford.

An Ilford carpet shop has released CCTV footage showing the moment a man swiped hundreds of pounds from a shop counter in what is believed to be a coordinated distraction robbery.

A teenager has been shot in the face in Ilford.

Clayhall residents were told to stay in their homes after four men armed with “crowbars and a bottle of acid were on the loose”.

The Met Police has launched a video campaign to raise awareness of domestic abuse and encourage victims to seek help and support.

A 64-year-old Ilford man was left requiring surgery after he was mauled by a “big and powerful” dog in the town centre.


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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