Essex Boy Back To Games Roots

Essex cricketer Kishen Velani went back to his roots as he dropped in on a London Youth Games training session for Redbridge this week. The 19 year old represented his borough at Europe’s largest annual youth sports event as a youngster, since then he has gone on to represent England under 19s and last October …

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South Park locals take part in the world’s largest wildlife survey

This weekend, South Park, Ilford encouraged locals to join bird charity RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch survey which helps to keep track of birds and other wildlife. With a chill in the air but a spring in her step Raeesa Mukhtar was happy to join other keen wildlife enthusiasts to help record the findings! Having never …

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Have Your Say: Development of Hainault Forest Country Park

We are looking at the long term improvement of Hainault Forest Country Park. Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure have arranged the following meetings to consult with residents and park users for their thoughts and ideas:  Guided walk Come along to our guided walk around the Country Park, followed by a short presentation and facilitated discussion …

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Community Tree Planting Event!

Claybury Orchard is a traditional orchard set within the grounds of Claybury Park. The orchard was most likely planted to provide fruit for use at Claybury Hospital (which is now Repton Park development) and is thought to be around 70-80 years old. Apple trees are the most dominant type of fruit present and local residents …

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GB Volleyball Star to inspire young people in East London

GB Beach Volleyball giant Chris Gregory will be inspiring youngsters in a Sportivate project at Wanstead Leisure Centre! Chris will be working with children, teens and young adults as part of key initiative to create a sporting legacy from the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. This project is managed by the Thames Gateway Foundation, a …

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