2 hrs ago
'Funding shortfall' over free school meals
All pupils aged from four to seven will be eligible under the scheme, with 1.55million children included across the country.
6 hrs ago
School expansion decision due
Redbridge council plans to extend Redbridge Primary School in College Gardens, Ilford, to accommodate an extra 210 pupils by September 2015.
9 hrs ago
Green street festival all set to come to Ilford
More than 400 people are expected at the second ever Toronto Road Festival which is set to feature dance acts and artists to help promote low carbon emissions this Saturday.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Did the former marine know drowned men?
READER Matthew Smaldon has shed light on the mystery of a group of British servicemen who drowned in the Second World War.
Ilford ice bucket challenge and ska sounds help raise money for charity
Ice buckets and bands were at the ready at an all-night music event in aid of a cancer charity.
The wrecked vehicles on the side of the North Circular
A lorry driver arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving following a three vehicle pile-up on the A406 has been bailed.
Half an hour free parking to be implemented
All the bays, apart from those in Ilford Town Centre, will offer 30 minutes free parking, with the scheme to be implemented across the borough by the end of September.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
One of two wrecked cars on the side of the North Circular
The accident involving two vans and a lorry happened at around 2.30pm yesterday on the North Circular southbound between Ilford and Barking.
Parkinson's UK Buckhurst branch make move to Woodford Green church
The Buckhurst branch of the charity Parkinsons UK moved location to Broadmead Baptist Church.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Taekwondo triplets meet ex-boxing champ Amir Khan
Twelve year-old triplets Ilyas, Ibrahim and Ismail Hussain of Gants Hill met with two-time world lightweight champion Amir Khan at his Bolton home on August 12. Their father had arranged the special visit through their Taekwondo training at Guruma martial arts club based in East Ham, and as part of GB's National Cadet Team.
Funeral arranger ordained a deacon by Newham's Bishop
A funeral arranger from east London has been ordained a deacon by the Bishop of Chelmsford, as part of a mass ordination of 1,000 deacons.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Can you help the police trace these men?
Daniel Milne, 21, is wanted on recall to prison for breaching his licensing and bail conditions following an alleged GBH offence.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Ilford fossil-hunter finds 65-million-year-old extinct animal
Hannah Chowdhry, 10, of Gordon Road, Ilford, discovered the inoceramus' bivalve fossil when she was sifting through gravel taken from the Brett Lafarge quarry in Hainault Road, Romford, for the East Ilford Betterment Partnership's Ilford mammoth project.
Council worker snares bag snatcher
Redbridge council worker Phil Smith was on his lunch break in Ilford High Road on June 27 when he heard shouting and a saw a man run into a side street.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Super-strength booze ban comes into force
Cllr Ross Hatfull and Redbridge police's Mark Hill with shopkeepers Halil Ibrahim Binboga, Jagvinder Singh, Mustafa Demir and Kamal Singh Shopkeepers in parts of Cranbrook Road, Ilford, have volunteered to stop selling high-strength beer, lager and cider in an effort to curb anti-behaviour in the area.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Social enterprise aims to promote organic produce
A social enterprise aiming to increase the supply of organic food in Redbridge is due to open a new educational site in Barkingside.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Mayor joins Redbridge Disabled Women's Welfare Association for lunch
Cllr Ashley Kissin, mayor of Redbridge, joined the ladies for an afternoon of delicious food and dancing at the Jack Carter centre.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Why you can expect to pay twice as much for your car insurance if you live in Cardiff than Llandudno
Elsewhere, a motorist living in London faces paying almost four times the amount that a driver in the Isle of Man would spend on their car insurance.
'I had a connection with the Great War'
To mark the First World War's centenary, the Guardian is asking readers about their memorabilia from the conflict.