The diverse cuisine of Ilford’s restaurants reflects its multicultural population, and there are also several good bars and a club near Gants Hill Tube station that is popular with reality TV stars. Nearby Ilford accommodation on includes hotels with parking and cheap guest houses.

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As the sun began to set on the weekend at Hainault Forest Country Park the words “jah Rastafari” carried on ringing through the air.

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Traffic is being diverted from Ilford Lane after a pedestrian was hit by a car.

Ilford is part of the IG postcode area, though areas to the west of Ilford Hill and the A406 are part of E postcode area instead. The population of Ilford, comprising the Clementswood, Loxford, Goodmayes, Newbury, Mayfield, Seven Kings, Barkingside, Clayhall, Fullwell, Fairlop, Cranbrook and Valentines wards, was 168,168 in the 2011 census.

Ilford is the location of the Kenneth More Theatre. The local newspaper, covering the town and the borough, is the Ilford Recorder.

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According to the 2001 census, Ilford North and Ilford South consisted of the following demographs:

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Actually outside of the capital when built, the mansion is now firmly within Greater London and is surrounded by Valentines Park with its boating lake and cricket pitch where Essex County once played.

The leader of the council is seeking legal advice after the entire Conservative party walked out of a Redbridge Council meeting last night.

The Borough of Redbridge is run from its Grade II-listed Victorian town hall, on a pedestrian precinct which includes the Ilford Exchange shopping centre. To the west is another Grade II-listed building: the 12th-century Hospital Chapel of St Mary and St Thomas of Canterbury.

There will be no Transport for London (TFL) service between Stratford and Shenfield over the weekend.

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Just what does a man, dead for 400 years and born 112 miles away, have to do with the people of Redbridge?

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Tucked away from public view, the Ilford Rafa Club is one of Redbridge’s hidden gems where friends meet for a drink to the gentle sounds of jazz music.

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As part of Open House London some of Redbridge’s most impressive architectural treasures will be free to visit this whole weekend.

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Ilford Cricket Club plays home games at Valentines Park. This ground was opened in 1897.[34] It was formerly used regularly by Essex County, but inadequate maintenance meant that the county stopped using it after 2001.[35]

“It’s been really useful, there are so many opportunities and contacts to be made. It’s great to talk to people in person.”

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Ilford is a hub of the London Buses network with services to central London and various suburbs.[32]

John Logie Baird, who invented the television, moved to Ilford in the mid to late 1920s to work on his new invention. He worked in a workshop on the roof of the Plessey premises in Ley Street, which has long since been demolished to make way for new housing.

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Ilford was historically known as Great Ilford to differentiate it from nearby Little Ilford, in the London Borough of Newham.[7] The name is first recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Ilefort and means "ford over the Hyle"; an old name for the River Roding that means "trickling stream". Little Ilford shares the origin.[7]

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