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Loughton singer Matthew Shepherd

Are you the secret love that inspired Loughton musician's debut album?

Brand new mural painted on side of house in Elmfield Road, Walthamstow. East London. (3/8/2015) EL84807_2 (34033577)

Walthamstow's newest street mural appears on wall

Competitors parade before traditional weight liftng competition during Waltham Forest Mela. Chestnuts Field, Waltham Forest Town Hall Complex, Walthamstow. (2/8/2015) EL84065_5 (34011187)

Asian culture festival attracts 11,000

Green Party representative Dave Plummer in front of the proposed development site for 72 new homes in Sewardstone Road, Waltham Abbey

Greens oppose development despite 'desperate' housing need

EL75010_22 Tube strike 4/2/14 Redbridge Station (33992821)

Inquest into teenager Central Line death to be held next week

Flags at the entrance to North Weald are flying at half-mast

Tributes paid to pilot killed in aeroplane crash

Cllr Elaine Norman (second from right) with staff at Orchard Children's Centre in Woodford Green. (33988034)

Head of Ofsted praises 'outstanding' children's centres

Eight-week-old Sooty, Sweep and Lucky are now looking for their forever homes

Three kittens killed after being dumped on busy road

Martin Bartley and Tom Findlay with their ale at the Epping Ongar Railway Beer Festival, North Weald Station, Essex. (31/7/2015) EL84798_3. (33843232)

Railway beer festival a runaway success

Six figure sum won to boost business

Six figure sum won to boost business

Tube strike edges closer after union rejects TfL offer

Tube strike edges closer after union rejects TfL offer

Conquest K9 dog display at the 62nd Toot Hill Show on 1st August 2015, Essex. EL84107_16. (33934918)

Crowds come out in force for packed Toot Hill Show

Shop handed new alcohol license despite opposition

Shop handed new alcohol licence despite opposition

Your NHS: Cancer screening tests only taken up by 43 per cent of adults

Your NHS: Cancer screening tests only taken up by 43 per cent of adults

Roydon Primary School pupils and staff at an event last year

Report finds primary school 'constantly improving'


Jobi McAnuff has been linked with a move to Ipswich Town: Simon O'Connor

Orient head coach Hendon still expects to keep McAnuff at club

Ian Hendon's side start the season at home to Barnet on Saturday: Simon O'Connor

Orient boss Hendon delighted with final pre-season test against Shrimpers

Paul McCallum scored for the O's in the first half: Simon O'Connor

Orient end pre-season campaign with Southend United win

The O's defeated Bishop's Stortford today; Simon O'Connor

Orient too strong for Bishop's Stortford

Showing the strain: Slaven Bilic's pained expression says it all on a night where little went right for the Hammers. Picture: Action Images

Bilic: At 2-2 it's a bad result for us and we're not happy

Turning point: James Collins is sent off for West Ham. Picture: Action Images

Ten-man Hammers throw away two-goal lead to draw with Astra

Picture: Action Images

Preview: West Ham United v FC Astra Giurgiu

Dimitri Payet will take the number 27 shirt for West Ham this season. Picture: Action Images

West Ham United announce new squad numbers

Connor Essam's transfer fee has not been agreed: Action Images

Orient accused of being disrespectful by Dover Athletic over Essam transfer

Waltham Abbey in action against St Albans City on Saturday. Picture: Dave Peters

Abbots beaten by National League South Saints

The O's have beaten Colchester United and Woking this week: Simon O'Connor

Orient boss Hendon insists no-one is getting carried away by pre-season wins

Danny Gabbidon will not be joining Orient: Action Images

Orient will not sign former West Ham United defender Danny Gabbidon

Nathan Clarke has joined Bradford City: Simon O'Connor

Orient captain Clarke moves to Bradford City

Ian Hendon's side eased to victory over Woking: Simon O'Connor

Leyton Orient cruise to Woking win

National Sport

Martyn Rooney has successfully appealed to be included in the men's individual 400m at the World Athletics Championships

Rooney wins World Champs appeal

Adam Johnson, left, has already denied three counts of sexual activity with a child and one count of grooming

Johnson trial put back to February

Adam Peaty won gold in the 100 metres breaststroke at the Aquatics World Championships in Kazan on Monday

Peaty wins World gold

Connor Wickham has left Sunderland after four years to join Crystal Palace

Palace sign Wickham

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