Jas Athwal

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 answer is still – no. But Redbridge’s healthcare bosses are drawing up proposals for how emergency care can continue to be provided at King George Hospital for the next three years at least.

Hundreds gathered in Ilford to hear tales of those torn from their homes in atrocities dating from the Holocaust to the present day – and took a vow to fight these evils.

A dog was set loose on a Redbridge politician’s six-year-old niece while her mother had her headscarf torn off in separate Islamophobic incidents.

An Ilford resident has been fined more than £1,000 for dumping items including a child’s swimming pool, black rubbish sacks and wooden pallets in the River Roding.

An Ilford mosque hosted an exhibition to celebrate the heroic Albanian Muslims who saved Jews during the Holocaust – defying protesters’ calls for its cancellation.

Tighter parking controls in Barking and Dagenham are creating problems in Ilford, Redbridge Council claims.

Plans to create a buzzing arts hub in the heart of Ilford has been given the green light by Redbridge Council.

Redbridge’s newly selected mayor has stepped down to “shield” his family from the public after his appointment caused his wife’s past to be dredged up by the media.

Redbridge Council must introduce new legal powers allowing it to control small house in multiple occupation (HMO) conversions immediately to avoid “rampant overdevelopment”, campaigners say.

A resident has got the hump after more speed bumps have “popped up like molehills” in Forest Road, Barkingside.

Redbridge is one of the worst places in the UK for the number of potholes per kilometre, data reveals.


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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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