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Owner of rat-infested chicken shop fined £5k

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:00pm Friday 23rd January 2015

A chicken shop owner has been fined £5,000 after health inspectors discovered a rat infestation at the takeaway. 

Pigeon carcasses causing distress

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:15pm Friday 23rd January 2015

The skeletal remains of pigeons seen hanging above a parade of shops are a "disgusting eyesore" which is causing children distress, residents say.  

Sentencing of cyclist killer delayed

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:00am Friday 23rd January 2015

A pensioner who admitted causing the death of a cyclist in Woodford Green last year will now be sentenced at Snaresbrook Crown Court.

VIDEO: Sweet-toothed thief caught on camera

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:09am Friday 23rd January 2015

Shoplifter bags 30 chocolate bars.

Your NHS: A&E doctor praises Whipps staff but stays silent on funding

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:30pm Friday 23rd January 2015

A surge in elderly people arriving at Whipps Cross Hospital's accident and emergency department caused bed shortages and a diversion of ambulances, a senior doctor has said. 

Your NHS: Whipps staff "blinkered" in diagnosing father's cancer

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:30pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

A daughter who was told her father had a year to live, but died four days later, has spoken of the family’s experience at Whipps Cross Hospital.

Theft suspect in security check claim - CCTV

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:40am Thursday 22nd January 2015

Man with walkie-talkie had brandy in his bag.

Author enlightens pupils with book visit

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:18pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

An award-winning author, whose novels have been adapted for stage, visited schoolchildren today. 

Crook admits series of thefts from cars

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Arson accused trial adjourned

1:29pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

A thief could be facing jail for breaking into a series of cars and stealing valuable items. 

Warning over dangers of frozen lakes

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:59am Wednesday 21st January 2015

London Fire Brigade is warning people not to risk their lives by playing on icy lakes and ponds. 

Junior school improves to 'outstanding'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:34am Wednesday 21st January 2015

The teaching of specialist subjects at a primary school is "inspirational", an Ofsted inspection found.

CCTV released in hunt for pub bouncer attacker

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:30am Wednesday 21st January 2015

VIDEO: Footage shows late-night confrontation

Thai pop-up restaurant success

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:10am Wednesday 21st January 2015

A food-lover is hoping to revive an area by bringing a monthly pop-up restaurant to Highams Park. 

Parents' campaign victory after school crossing installed

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:00pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

 

VIDEO: Firefighters tackle ice cream van blaze

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:50pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

Video footage has emerged of an ice-cream van which burst into flames outside schools.

Paedophile jailed for abusing girls a decade ago

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Snaresbrook Crown Court has a huge backlog of cases

11:10am Tuesday 20th January 2015

Anthony Hartness escaped prosecution before second victim alerted police in 2012

CCTV of cashpoint thief released

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:00am Tuesday 20th January 2015

Distraction thief withdrew £200 before account was blocked.

Ice cream van bursts into flames

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:50am Tuesday 20th January 2015

Firefighters were called to tackle a burning ice cream van outside a secondary school on one of the coldest days of the year. 

Shop banned from selling super-strength alcohol

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:20am Tuesday 20th January 2015

A shop's bid to extend its alcohol licence in an area troubled by street drinkers has resulted in a ban on super-strength alcohol. 

Crowds celebrate opening of church building

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

5:10pm Monday 19th January 2015

A community has come together to celebrate the completion of a decade-long church building project. 

Beggar with 33 convictions fined £185

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:50pm Monday 19th January 2015

A man with 33 convictions has been fined for begging on New Year's Eve.

Driver 'fell out of van after mounting pavement'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:36pm Monday 19th January 2015

Ian Martin denies dangerous driving.

Graduates go global with vintage watch collection

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:50am Monday 19th January 2015

A high-end watch company founded by two fashion graduates has grown into a global brand with support from a government scheme. 

Man denies murdering mother

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:45am Monday 19th January 2015

Lloyd Byfield due to stand trial on March 16.

CCTV released of washing powder thief

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:10am Monday 19th January 2015

A CCTV image has been released of a man wanted for questioning over the theft of washing powder.

Mission to dispel Dick Turpin myths

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:00am Saturday 17th January 2015

A senior forest keeper is on a mission to dispel romantic myths surrounding highwayman Dick Turpin. 

Calls for action at flooded underpass

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:28pm Friday 16th January 2015

There are calls for action at an underpass beneath the busy North Circular which is said to be constantly flooded. 

Nurse withdraws candidacy against IDS

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:00am Friday 16th January 2015

A nurse who vowed to "fiercely challenge" MP Iain Duncan Smith at the general election has now said she will not be standing due to "work pressures". 

Make-up thief caught on CCTV

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:50am Friday 16th January 2015

CCTV footage of a man wanted for questioning over the theft of make-up has been released by police.

Assault charges against West Ham footballer dropped

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Ravel Morrison. Picture: Action Images

7:00am Friday 16th January 2015

Charges of assault against Premier League footballer Ravel Morrison have been dropped.

Former Labour chair defects to Conservatives

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:06pm Thursday 15th January 2015

Blow to deputy council leader's bid to unseat Lee Scott.

Special needs school expansion refused

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:00pm Thursday 15th January 2015

A specialist school's bid to improve facilities and increase its pupil numbers has been blocked.

Couple in life-saving mission

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:10pm Thursday 15th January 2015

A couple are to embark on a life-saving mission onboard the world's largest charity hospital ship.   

Children invited to 'Frozen' disco

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:17am Thursday 15th January 2015

Princess Elsa expected to make appearance.

CCTV image of pub pickpocket released

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:20am Thursday 15th January 2015

Thief stole bankcards from pensioner and withdrew cash.

Darts challenge raises £17k for hospice

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

5:21pm Wednesday 14th January 2015

An evening of playing darts has raised over £17,000 for a hospice, with thanks to its newly appointed patron. 

Shop bids to extend alcohol licence after profit hit by supermarket

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:30pm Wednesday 14th January 2015

Police stretched by problems caused by street drinkers.

Teenager charged with Hackney murder

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:40am Wednesday 14th January 2015

A 17-year-old boy accused of killing teenager in Homerton.

Photo of suspected cashpoint thief released

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:44am Wednesday 14th January 2015

Man believed to snatched money from woman.

New nursery breaches planning guidelines

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:00pm Tuesday 13th January 2015

A new nursery has been told it must comply with planning rules or face enforcement action after it opened without permission. 

England cricket stars in pub fundraiser

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Graham Gooch - fully committed to his current role – although he would still love to help Essex.

11:29am Tuesday 13th January 2015

Residents are being invited to spend an intimate evening at the pub with two sporting legends.

Children 'at risk' as permanent posts unfilled

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:34am Tuesday 13th January 2015

Waltham Forest has the highest proportion of temporary staff looking after vulnerable children in England.

Cannabis factory closed

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:33am Tuesday 13th January 2015

33-year-old arrested at the scene.

Gang jailed for brutal arcade robberies - VIDEO

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:13am Tuesday 13th January 2015

Victim described traumatic attack.

Man filmed during racist rant at traffic warden - VIDEO

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:30am Tuesday 13th January 2015

Search for man who threatened warden in Leyton

Disruption as bus drivers strike

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:00am Tuesday 13th January 2015

Ongoing dispute over pay.

Survey launched over £80k planned park improvements

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:46pm Monday 12th January 2015

A planning group has launched a public survey following an announcement one million pounds will be spent on improving a borough's parks and green spaces. 

Memorial concert raises £1.5k for brain tumour charity

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:08pm Monday 12th January 2015

A concert held in memory of a mother and daughter raised over £1,500 for brain tumour research. 

Borough sends heartfelt condolences to Paris terror victims

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:11am Monday 12th January 2015

As London's landmarks donned French tricolore in honour of the 17 people killed in the Paris terror attacks, senior figures in Waltham Forest have offered messages of condolences. 

CCTV released of bookmakers burglar

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:30am Monday 12th January 2015

A CCTV appeal has been launched by police in Waltham Forest after a betting shop was broken into. 

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