More than 600 properties could be flooded in South Woodford and Woodford Green unless Redbridge Council and the Environment Agency find an additional £4.4million.

Several motorists may have filled their cars with diesel contaminated with water after a fuel mix-up at a Goodmayes petrol station.

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

A Chadwell Heath man remains unimpressed with Redbridge Council despite its pledge to refund him for a parking ticket he received while buying food for rough sleepers on Christmas Eve.

A Chadwell Heath man is appalled after receiving a £55 parking fine while stopping to buy food for a group of rough sleepers on Christmas Eve.

A man got stuck on a fence after running out of Goodmayes Tesco yesterday.

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

Ilford is one of four places in the UK not to have any reported “Aussie flu” outbreaks.

More than 160 people in Redbridge recently discovered their HIV status thanks to a mobile testing bus – with over half of those testing for HIV for the very first time.

In defiance of the divisive rhetoric of US President Donald Trump, Redbridge residents of all faiths came together to celebrate Christmas, Chanukah, Eid and Diwali.


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.

Struggling to find a buyer for your home in a slower market? We speak to Ilford property expert Nina Kaura from Portico about the Crossrail effect and why getting things right first time will get you the best price for your property.

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