Redbridge Council

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.

Redbridge Council's Labour administration is calling on the government abolish legislation that allows tenants to be evicted for no reason.

Redbridge Council plans to fine people for begging in South Woodford and Wanstead.

The Ultra-Low Emission Zone (Ulez) is coming to Redbridge on October 25 2021.

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.

More than 1,500 people have signed a petition against three iconic London markets coming to the borough.

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.

A politician has withdrawn his support from plans to bring three iconic markets to Redbridge.

A Chadwell Heath banqueting suite run without planning permission since 2015 is fighting an enforcement notice from Redbridge Council.

A campaigner has denied accusations he sent a councillor a veiled threat on Facebook in protest at plans to house homeless families in Hainault parks.

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

Redbridge Council has slashed spending on street lights by hundreds of thousands of pounds over the last five years, figures reveal.

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

Gangs in Redbridge are moving away from postcode rivalries and working together for business reasons.

Redbridge Council has withdrawn one of two planning applications to house the homeless in Hainault parks amid protests from community members and politicians.

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.

Police admitted they need to think more creatively to solve the drug dealing problem at Ilford Station.

For the first time, Redbridge Council has said the borough has a gang problem.

Redbridge Council said it will bring forward leisure and cultural plans for the Kenneth More Theatre (KMT) site after the current managers found it difficult to run it as a "viable business".

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.

In a "major blow" for the community, performances at the Kenneth More Theatre will cease and no more events will be programmed at the venue after July this year.

Newbury Park residents have been left frustrated after their requests for parking permits have been "ignored" for more than a year.

Free garden waste collection will resume on April 1.


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