Object of the week – 8 to 12 July

At the heart of Redbridge Museum is a unique collection of over 7000 objects, oral history and film. Once a week we will be selecting one object from Redbridge Museum’s collection to share with you online. This week we would like to thank all the Redbridge residents who came out and supported the Tour De …

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Help needed at ‘Mulching Bonanzas’!

In February 2014 The Nature Conservation Rangers, in partnership with Trees for Cities, undertook a project to plant 7,500 new trees atBroadmead Recreation Ground. With the help of hundreds of volunteers all of the trees were successfully planted! However, this was the easy part… The next step is to spread wood chip (also known as …

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Are we a disposable generation? Team v Redbridge promote sustainability with our clothes.

As part of the charity vInspired, which aims to provide volunteering and support for young people, Team v Redbridge are a group of young volunteers from their national programme Team v. The young volunteer’s first campaign was about ‘Building a Sustainable Generation.’ Young people have often been accused of being the disposable generation and so …

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Youth Charity vInspired – Healthy Relationship Event

We'd like to give a warm welcome to Team V Redbridge! Join us and show your support for the great work vInspired do in and around our borough. The cheesy cards, love hearts and chocolate of Valentine's Day, yet do many of us actually know what makes up a healthy relationship? Team v Redbridge is …

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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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Redbridge Museum – Map of the week

To mark the opening of our new exhibition 'A History of Redbridge in Maps' we will be sharing an online range of thought-provoking images. This week we have chosen Redbridge during 1939-1945.  This map was created by Redbridge Council’s Geographic Information systems team. It was based on maps created just after the war by Ilford …

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