Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Dockless Bike Scheme Hits Redbridge

In today’s fanfare of publicity, ahead of the local elections in May, Redbridge Council have announced the launch of a dockless bike scheme, “providing residents the chance to hire one of 250 bikes with the click of a button. The easy to use scheme is the first of its kind in the borough with the Council choosing two leading providers Urbo and ofo to run the bike hire service”.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

The New Fairlop Oak Hotel

We are alerted to a planning application from JD Wetherspoon to build a 4 storey, 47 room Hotel in the New Fairlop Oak “car park”, yes the car park.

Friday, February 09, 2018

Hidden Gems of Redbridge

Tucked away in the Notices section in the Ilford Recorder this week, alongside advertisements for “cheap phone sex”, we have these three gems, which really do relate to, amongst other things, blue tits, great tits etc.

Monday, February 05, 2018

Barkingside Takes Art to Ilford

The Fullwell Cross art group, under the auspices of Redbridge and District University of the Third Age is currently holding an exhibition of its work in the foyer of the Kenneth More Theatre. All levels of talent are represented, all work is for sale and the show will run for about a month.

Friday, February 02, 2018

Innovating Redbridge

This is a new “initiative” by Redbridge Council. It has not, as yet, featured on the council website news section, nor has it appeared in the Press Releases and it is difficult to find from the website Home Page. I picked it up via Twitter and here it is …