Let’s take it to ‘The Streets’

“One of the best things about London is how much is going on around every corner, and in each and every community. Festivals like The Streets are doing excellent work to highlight some of the capital’s local gems.”  Sadiq Khan (Mayor of London) After its successful launch last year, The Streets returns this summer with …

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Physical Fun and Friendly Furious: my intro to Handball

I’ve heard of Handball’s popularity in other parts of Europe with my Swedish and Hungarian friend very keen on the sport. I had never seen it or played it before myself. I’m always looking to take on a new challenge so thought I would give it a go. I found it hard to grasp the …

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Go Tri Duathlon comes to Redbridge

Friday 24 April saw the first Go Tri Duathlon at Cricklefields Athletic Ground. Aimed at beginners new to the sport, participants had to run 1 mile, cycle 2 miles and finish with another mile run.Local resident Andy took part and had the following to say:Just wanted to say thanks for putting on the Duathlon on …

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Tea Dance celebrates 50 years of Redbridge with 50 years of Dance

This month Redbridge is celebrating its 50th anniversary as a London borough. To mark the occasion the monthly Tea Dance at Sir James Hawkey Hall in Woodford Green, hosted its April dance with a difference including a special dance performance from The Youth Council. This talented group of dancers performed dance routines to the most popular …

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Reasons to Vote for ‘Riding the Roding’

The Friends of Wanstead Parklands strongly support the "Riding the Roding" project. This is not only for its direct aesthetic and ecological benefits but because it would complement plans for the regeneration of Wanstead Park, which are currently under development. Redbridge and the Wanstead Park stakeholders have been working closely on both projects. In particular, …

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A vote for ‘Riding the Roding’ is a vote for wildlife and nature!

Riding the Roding is one of the shortlisted projects for the Mayor’s Big Green Fund. Tim Harris, chair of the Wren Wildlife and Conservation Group, tells us why it needs your support. As chair of the Wren Group, I’m really excited about Redbridge’s Riding the Roding project. It has wildlife and conservation at its heart, …

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National Libraries Day: Users Reveal What the Library Means to Them

Every year, libraries everywhere provide joy, help and knowledge to their community. From their countless shelves lined with books waiting to be read, to the fantastic staff who help organise all the activities, there's always something to gain from spending time at the library. That is why on Saturday 7 February National Libraries Day was …

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Improve cycling opportunities by voting for ‘Riding the Roding’

With many set to benefit from improvement works along the Roding Valley Way, it is no wonder that cyclist and local campaigner, Gill James is backing the Riding the Roding project in the Mayor’s Big Green Fund. Redbridge Cycling Campaign sees the Riding the Roding Project as completing the most important cycle route in Redbridge. It finally …

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London Youth Games Cross Country Championships

On Saturday 15 November 2014 Team Redbridge’s cross country runners took part in the first day of competition for the 2015 London Youth Games season. A total of 43 runners represented Redbridge at Parliament Hill, Hampstead Heath. The team was selected from the Redbridge Schools Cross Country Championships earlier this year. Ahmed Adbulle pictured above …

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