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Cocker spaniel in therapeutic reading with children

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:00pm Friday 21st November 2014

Primary school pupils are taking great pleasure in developing their reading skills through the help of a cocker spaniel. 

Cardiac arrest survivor in crowdfunding appeal

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Roger Cornish (middle), with friend Lawrie Short, paramedics John Harrison and Graham Howes, and life-saver Cher Clarke, outside The Cricketers pub in Woodford Green High Road.

1:20pm Friday 21st November 2014

A cardiac arrest survivor who was saved after collapsing in a pub is appealing for help to fund life-saving first aid teaching. 

Council refutes 'neglected' playground claim

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:00pm Friday 21st November 2014

A popular children's playground which is frequently flooded and in need of repair has not been neglected, Redbridge Council has said. 

CCTV released of Cash Converters thieves

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:40am Friday 21st November 2014

Pair stole speakers from Walthamstow store.

Pensioner tied up in violent burglary

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:00am Friday 21st November 2014

A woman was tied up and robbed by two burglars in Walthamstow on Wednesday night. 

Best and worst Chingford surgeries revealed

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Care Quality Commission

4:09pm Thursday 20th November 2014

Some GP surgeries in Chingford are putting patients at risk through poor treatment, it has emerged.

Proposed expansion of Redbridge grammar schools

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Sunday's fayre held at Woodford County High School

1:43pm Thursday 20th November 2014

Redbridge Council is considering expanding the borough's grammar schools to meet the growing demand of secondary school places. 

Inspirational disabled teen crowned sporting champion

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:00pm Thursday 20th November 2014

An inspirational teenager with Down Syndrome has been crowned a sporting champion for his outstanding achievement in a 'mini Paralympics' event.

Private school reviews safeguarding measures after pupil grooming case

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:00am Thursday 20th November 2014

A private school has reviewed its policies on safeguarding pupils after a maths teacher was jailed for grooming a 15-year-old girl.

Tower block burglar caught on CCTV

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:42am Thursday 20th November 2014

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Third of GP surgeries failing patients in Waltham Forest

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Passing A&E doctor helps at Apperley Bridge crash

9:07am Thursday 20th November 2014

Nearly a third of GP surgeries in Waltham Forest are putting patients at risk due to poor treatment, it has been revealed.

Pair charged over traffic wardens attack

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:13pm Wednesday 19th November 2014

Two men have been charged in connection with an assault on two traffic wardens in Woodford Green. 

Driving habits of E4 motorists 'shocking', says charity

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: PC Doug Lisle with his speed camera

3:00pm Wednesday 19th November 2014

The road safety charity behind a campaign which has named and shamed the country's worst areas for dangerous driving offenders has called the statistics 'shocking'. 

Cyclist in 'critical but stable' condition after collision

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:09am Wednesday 19th November 2014

A cyclist involved in a collision with a transit van yesterday afternoon is now in a critical but stable condition, police have said.  

Delays on M25

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: M25 traffic chaos as seen in Waltham Abbey

7:49am Wednesday 19th November 2014

There are currently delays on the M25 following an earlier accident between two lorries. 

Severe disruption on Overground line

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Passengers at Highams Park Station.

7:31am Wednesday 19th November 2014

Rush hour commuters are facing severe disruption on the Overground line between Chingford and Liverpool Street. 

CCTV released of petrol station attacker

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:20am Wednesday 19th November 2014

A man is being sought by police in Waltham Forest for attacking a petrol garage worker. 

Development underway for 50 plus homes

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

5:00pm Tuesday 18th November 2014

A traditional 'topping out' ceremony has been held at two major construction sites which are to provide dozens of new care homes for Waltham Forest residents. 

Petition launched to improve 'neglected' playground

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:00pm Tuesday 18th November 2014

A petition calling for a 'waterlogged' park playground to be repaired and improved has gathered over 700 signatures. 

Oldest surviving farmhouse pub in £250k refurb

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:00pm Tuesday 18th November 2014

A pub famous for its cultural heritage is to undergo an extensive refurbishment aimed to strengthening the local economy and bringing the community together.

Pub customer sought over fake £50 note

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:35am Tuesday 18th November 2014

A CCTV image has been released by police of a man suspected of using counterfeit money.

Mobility scooter driver bit policeman during arrest

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:00am Tuesday 18th November 2014

A constable was bitten by a man who drove his mobility scooter at a police car responding to reports of a disturbance at a pub. 

Garage closing after 43 years

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:41pm Monday 17th November 2014

A mechanic who has dedicated 50 years to the trade is set to retire from his South Woodford garage on Friday. 

Man accused of storing stolen bikes worth £19k

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:20am Monday 17th November 2014

A man has appeared in court accused of possessing "high value" stolen bikes at his home. 

CCTV appeal over cash point thief

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:35am Monday 17th November 2014

Video: suspect clearly shown on bank's CCTV taking money withdrawn by previous customer...

Thousands attend Iain Duncan Smith's jobs fair

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:00pm Friday 14th November 2014

The work and pensions secretary left before protesters gathered amid claims benefit claimants were told they must attend or face sanctions.

Police launch Commissioner's gift campaign

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:00am Friday 14th November 2014

A campaign to give every child in social care a gift this Christmas has been launched.   

800 jobseekers expected at IDS jobs fair

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:33am Friday 14th November 2014

Police preparing for protests by anarchist group.

Watch CCTV of charity shop pickpocket

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:00am Friday 14th November 2014

Woman who targets customer caught on camera

Correction: Sex offender banned from rush hour train

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:40pm Thursday 13th November 2014

British Transport Police (BTP) have issued a correction regarding a convicted sex offender jailed for sexually assaulting a woman on the tube twice. 

Poppy tin theft 'a lapse of humanity'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Chingford Mount pub available to buy

2:30pm Thursday 13th November 2014

A Royal British Legion collection tin was stolen from a pub just an hour after the nation observed a two-minute silence on Remembrance Sunday, in an act described as "a complete lapse of humanity".

Police aim to give Christmas gift to every child in care

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Metropolitan Police crest on Met Police hat

12:12pm Thursday 13th November 2014

Public invited to take part in seasonal initiative.

Collapse runner in second attempt at marathon

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:00am Thursday 13th November 2014

A city banker who collapsed from heat exhaustion at this year's London Marathon has decided to run again in aid of medics who treated him. 

Chocolate thief image released

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:03am Thursday 13th November 2014

Police in Waltham Forest have released a CCTV image of a chocolate thief. 

Developer blames housing association for damp homes

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:50am Thursday 13th November 2014

The developer of a housing estate built six years has blamed poor maintenance for the reason tenants are being forced out. 

Consultation on landlord licensing approved

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:03pm Wednesday 12th November 2014

Tighter controls on landlords in Redbridge have moved a step closer to becoming a reality after cabinet members approved plans for a statutory consultation.   

Outrage at plan to build road through green for homes

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:30pm Wednesday 12th November 2014

A green used by children would have a road built through it, if plans for housing on a historic site are approved.

Trial date set for university murder accused

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:39am Wednesday 12th November 2014

Two men accused of murdering a 22-year-old man outside a studen union building will stand trial next year. 

Accident at busy roundabout causing delays

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Congestion on A406 in South Woodford

9:01am Wednesday 12th November 2014

There are severe delays in surrounding roads of a busy interchange following an earlier accident. 

Police station in emergency lockdown after grenade delivered

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Chingford police station has been deemed not fit for purpose

8:39am Wednesday 12th November 2014

Son of war veteran sparks evacuation and bomb squad called in.  

Notorious cop killer released from prison

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:48am Wednesday 12th November 2014

A notorious police killer jailed for life in 1966 has been released from prison despite calls from the victims' relatives, senior police officials and politicians for him to remain behind bars. 

Couple wanted for Costa Coffee theft

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:20am Wednesday 12th November 2014

Couple filmed hooking handbag by victim's feet.

Children's activity centre to close after 50 years

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:00am Wednesday 12th November 2014

Pupils in Redbridge have been visiting the centre in Wales for generations.

Activist Andrew Sharp on NHS cuts

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:00am Sunday 23rd November 2014

Andrew Sharp is the founder of National Health Action (NHA) group for Waltham Forest.

Pupils create Tower of London inspired poppy display

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:30pm Tuesday 11th November 2014

A poppy display has been created by children at an infant’s school as part of their education on the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. 

Sex offender banned from rush hour Central line

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:51pm Tuesday 11th November 2014

A convicted sex offender has been jailed for 16 months and banned from using the Central Line after he targeted a woman on the tube twice. 

Grade II-listed manor house flats plan

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Friday Hill House was designed by architect Lewis Vulliamy in 1839 and served as the manor house of the Heathcote family

1:36pm Tuesday 11th November 2014

Semi-detached homes also proposed for grounds of historic building.

Court date set for 'peacemaker' death accused

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: David Joslin

11:38am Tuesday 11th November 2014

Old Bailey court date set for man accused of killing 'peacemaker' David Joslin

Flat blast felt like 'judgement day'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:31am Tuesday 11th November 2014

Residents describe panic following loud blast.

CCTV: Museum raiders steal muffins

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:05am Tuesday 11th November 2014

Sweet-toothed burglars target museum closed for renovation

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