Locals explore Ilford’s suffragette history

Redbridge Central Library paid homage to International Women’s Day on 8 March by reviving Pat Heron’s walk around Ilford, discovering iconic sights of the suffragette movement. Raeesa Mukhtar joined the group to discover how much history is retained right on her doorstep! Development Librarian Rhonda Brooks was our leader for the day. She assembled us in …

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Claybury Park Fungi Walk

Our Woodland areas are exploding with life, hundreds of different species each more fascinating than the next.  Nestling amongst the trees and bushes, fungi lurks, marking the pathway to fairy-tale kingdoms…Although they’re not all as sweet and harmless as they sound, some of the prettiest are in fact the most deadly! Mushroom picking can be …

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