Redbridge Council

Fines totalling more than £25,000 were handed out by officers patrolling the streets last Wednesday as part of the latest action day led by Redbridge Council.

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.

A fence almost 5m in height could be built in Ilford town centre, to help with potential noise from the new outdoor food market.

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

Plans to academise a school in Wanstead have been met with ”overwhelming opposition” from parents.

What do you think about the idea of building a primary school and nine tower blocks – containing up to 1,400 homes – on the Goodmayes Tesco site?

Residents have been given the opportunity to co-design a Library hub in Seven Kings.

Concerns have been raised over Redbridge Council’s plan to introduce a Late Night Levy (LNL) which means that all premises selling alcohol between midnight and 6am will be charged up to £4,440.

Redbridge Council is rolling out 30 public access defibrillators in a bid to save lives.

If you haven’t lived with a baby then you simply won’t understand how important playgroups and children centres are.

Redbridge Council leader Cllr Jas Athwal insists his promise to protect Fairlop Waters Country Park’s wildlife from a road which threatens to tear through its habitat will not be broken.

Ilford school pupils planted trees to honour the memories of those who perished in the Holocaust.

The forced academisation of William Torbitt Primary School is being reviewed by the Department for Education (DfE) after its Ofsted rating rapidly improved.

Applications to temporarily house dozens of homeless families in two Hainault parks have prompted hundreds of objection letters from concerned residents.

An online chatbot has helped reduce the number of telephone queries about bin collections by a quarter, freeing up busy Redbridge Council staff to focus on complex calls from residents.

Love might not be in the air, after police made a formal representation against a Valentine’s day-themed event in Goodmayes.

Redbridge Council is planning on charging a Late Night Levy (LNL) which means that all premises selling alcohol between midnight and 6am will be charged up to £4,440 a year depending on the rateable value of their property.

Barkingside Conservatives claim they have discovered plans to build 261 homes on the Gants Hill library site, but Redbridge Council says the figure is “utter nonsense”.

A former Valentines High School teacher has been banned from teaching for a minimum of five years after being convicted of perverting the course of justice in 2016.

Redbridge Council hopes the government will revoke plans to turn William Torbitt school into an academy after it was rated Good in its latest Ofsted report.

More than a dozen men – most of them from Redbridge – were fined for trying to buy sex at the weekend.

Plans have been submitted to expand a mosque in South Woodford.

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.

Redbridge libraries will undergo major upgrades over the next few months to improve online and interactive services for users.

The council received more than 600 complaints about potholes last year, figures have revealed.


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

Are you an unpaid carer aged 25 or over? Are you interested in working towards getting into or back into work? Do you need practical help and support to get ready for this big step? If your answer is yes to at least two of these questions read on.

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