Jas Athwal

Redbridge's Conservative group was left red-faced after accidentally voting through a Labour amendment to their bid to protect the borough's green belt from development.

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".

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

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

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A politician has withdrawn his support from plans to bring three iconic markets to Redbridge.

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Redbridge Council has withdrawn one of two planning applications to house the homeless in Hainault parks amid protests from community members and politicians.

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

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".

Redbridge Council will pilot giving residents wheelie bins in a bid to cut down on the amount of money that is spent on rubbish collections.

Plans for three iconic markets to move to Redbridge could be a "once in a lifetime opportunity" that will create thousands of jobs and boost the local economy.

A Romford baker who was supported out of foster care by charity Barnardo's was "lost for words" after the Duchess of Cornwall cut her cake on a visit to Ilford.

Redbridge Council leader Jas Athwal has been appointed as the crime lead for a cross-party group representing all boroughs across the capital.

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

Ilford South MP Mike Gapes will be "deeply missed" following his resignation from the Labour Party, Redbridge's Labour group leader Jas Athwal has said.

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

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

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

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".

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

More than two-fifths of council homes sold off under the right to buy scheme are now in private landlords' hands, a study has revealed.

Redbridge Council has backtracked on its pledge to save birds, badgers and other protected species from a road that threatens to tear through a woodland strip of Fairlop Waters Country Park, campaigners say.


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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