PARENTS kick-started the fundraising effort towards a better playground for their children today (Thursday).
Midfielder Marc Laird stressed there is no specific points target for the O’s as they look to haul themselves away from the League One relegation scrap.
Spurs winger Gareth Bale has revealed he snubbed the opportunity to join Manchester United.
Russell Slade says goalkeeper Jamie Jones will be in contention for tomorrow’s visit of Notts County.
Thirteen Waltham Forest photographers have captured the dedication of sportsmen and women training for victory in clubs and venues across the borough.
West Ham United face a trip to Barnsley tomorrow knowing they need to win to keep their fading automatic promotion hopes alive.
PROTESTERS have lost a High Court battle over the right to campaign against an Olympic training centre being built on public land.
ARMED police closed a main road following reports that a man was seen brandishing a gun.
“Keep the faith” was Leyton Orient boss Russell Slade’s message to the fans after his side lost out to Huddersfield Town in their second game in hand on Tuesday night.
A COURT has banned protesters from blocking construction of an Olympic training centre on public land.
A RUGBY club who want to pitch a 250 tent campsite on their grounds during the Olympics are in a race against time to resubmit their planning application.
West Ham United have been linked with a move for Kilmarnock goalkeeper Cammy Bell.
Juventus coach Antonio Conte has been linked with Tottenham should Harry Redknapp become the new England boss, according to the Daily Telegraph.
A PENSIONER who found a long-forgotten National Savings bank book under his stairs says he is happy, even though the Post Office dashed any hopes of a big pay out.
There was a familiar face in the opposition ranks at Brisbane Road on Tuesday night as Orient lined up against promotion hopefuls Huddersfield Town.
A SCHOOLBOY who escaped a gang of muggers turned the tables on them when he ran into school, grabbed a teacher and set off in pursuit.
SCOUT and guide groups from around Waltham Forest will be putting on a live entertainment extravaganza next month.
POLICE are treating a fire which engulfed most of a disused warehouse as suspicious.
SALTMARSH, Desmond Arthur 'Des' Died peacefully on 31st March 2012, aged 81 years. Loving husband of the late Phyllis, much loved father of Stephen and Keith, father-in-law of Maria and Grandad to Anthony, Christopher and Michael. He will be sadly missed by everyone. The funeral service will be held at Lea Valley Church, Waltham Abbey on Wednesday 11th April at 11am. Family flowers only please. Donations for Lea Valley Church may be sent to the Abbey Independent Funeral Directors, 4 Market Square, Waltham Abbey EN9 1DL. Tel: 01992 711892.
TAYLOR, William (Bill) Much loved husband, dad, grandad, uncle and friend. Passed away peacefully in hospital on Sunday 1st April, aged 80, surrounded by his family. The funeral service will be held at Epping Forest Burial Park, North Weald, Wed. 11th April at 1pm. All welcome. Please wear colourful attire. No flowers please. Any donations to RNLI.
FOURNAISE, Dennis Passed away peacefully on 30th March, 2012 aged 89 years. A much loved Husband, Father and PaPa. His funeral service will take place on Tuesday 10th April at Parndon Wood Crematorium at 4pm. Family flowers only please but donations if desired, may be made payable to ' RNLI ', and sent c/o Daniel Robinson & Sons, Bosworth House, 4 Church Hill, Loughton, Essex IG10 1LA. Tel 020 8508 1008
MILLER, Derek Ernest, Formerly of High Beach, latterly of Epping. Son of the late Ivy and Ernie Miller, brother to Ron and Beryl. Passed away on 29th March, 2012 aged 80 years. Sadly missed by family and friends. Funeral service to take place at Parndon Wood Crematorium on Wednesday 11th April at 1.45pm. All are welcome. Family flowers only, donations if desired payable to PAH NHS Trust Fleming Ward Trust Fund may be sent c/o D.C. Poulton & Sons, 134 High Street, Epping CM16 4AG Tel: 01992 572609
CHANDLER, George David 25th June 1927 - 28th Feb 2012 A devoted husband, father and grandfather. Though missed one only needs to close ones eyes. Donations please to The Margaret Centre, Whips Cross University Hospital
MRS DOREEN MAUD SMITH 87 Passed away on Sunday 25th March, 2012. Sadly missed by her offspring Christina and Keith. Funeral today at 1.15pm at All Saints Church, Melbourne Road, Leyton E10, with interment at City of London Cemetery. All relatives, e.g Alan Wallis, (Joyce, Roy & Maureen), welcome to contact Christina (Miss Evans) on firstname.lastname@example.org
PECK, Adrian Sadly passed away in Whipps Cross Hospital on Sunday March 25th, 2012. Funeral service will be held at St Paul's Church, Woodford Green on Thursday 12th April, 2012 at 2.15pm and burial at Chigwell Cemetery at 3.00pm. Please send any floral tributes to W.English Funeral Directors, Electric Parade, Woodford E18 1AY
Platinum Anniversary Hilda & Ron Holmes Congratulations on your 70th Wedding Anniversary Lots of love from All the Family xxx