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Two men committed a series of robberies using hire bikes as getaway vehicles.

Ilford town centre could be smoke-free after Redbridge Council unveiled plans to ban lit cigarettes in the shopping vicinity.

Redbridge Council will “continue pushing” Crossrail to ensure there are no more setbacks to Ilford Station revamp plans.

Residents could be charged £12.50 a day to drive in Redbridge.

More than 130 people were injured in bus incidents in Redbridge between July 2017 and June 2018.

As we prepare to welcome 2019, The Recorder takes a look at the last six months of the past year, and the biggest stories we have reported on. Yesterday we took a look at the first half of 2018.

The leader of Redbridge Council has been named UK Councillor of the Year at the annual SME4Labour Excellence Awards.

Rough sleepers will be housed in B&Bs by Redbridge Council this weekend as temperatures hit zero – and you can play an important role in ensuring they find respite.

More than 100 Ahmadiyya Muslim worshippers joined a team of more than 500 volunteers - including the Mayor of London - to plant 15,000 trees in Hainault.

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, will roll up his sleeves and join hundreds of volunteers to plant 15,000 trees in Hainault.

Figures from the Met Police show there have been more than 170 knife attacks in Redbridge this year, which is an increase of more than 50 per cent from last year.

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, and leader of Redbridge Council, Councillor Jas Athwal, visited Newbury Park Station to see improvements which have made it step-free - boosting accessibility for thousands of residents.

Redbridge has been given £20million to build at least 200 council homes by the Mayor of London’s office.

Residents gathered at the weekend to celebrate the imminent opening of the new lifts at Newbury Park Station – after nine years of campaigning.

Our very own reporter Ellena Cruse has been crowned Young Journalist of the Year at a national ceremony celebrating the nation’s top black, Asian and ethnic minority talent.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has denied Redbridge a share of a £1bn grant for building new council homes – seemingly the only London borough to miss out of the 27 known to have applied.

An Ilford all-through school has been awarded a place on a Mayor of London-run scheme recognising the capital’s top improvers.

The murder of a 23 year old man on the streets of my constituency has once again brought the issue of violent crime painfully close to home.

Tributes have been paid this morning to the politician who stood as a candidate for Ilford North in 1978, who died in May after a year-long battle with cancer.

Ilford North MP Wes Streeting is urging residents with any information about the murder of Moses Mayele to come forward.

The number of people seen sleeping rough in the borough each year has almost doubled since April 2014, according to the latest figures.

A new 6.5km cycle route between Wanstead Flats and Barkingside has been launched.

Redbridge is in the top five for the longest response time to 999 calls, figures have revealed.

There were more than 1,000 people killed or injured on the borough’s roads last year, figures have revealed.

Stop! Do not stub out your cigarettes out in it - the new metal box in Valentines Park is actually a water fountain.


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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