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Decision day delayed for multi-million pound sports centre plans

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Pool and Track is safe....for now.

3:39pm Friday 30th January 2015

Multi-million pound plans to demolish and re-build a ‘state of the art’ sports centre have been axed from the council’s agenda for next week.

Video: Cyclist's footage captures careless driver

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:24pm Friday 30th January 2015

Cyclists' video shows the moment he was almost hit by the driver of a black BMW.

Holocaust remembered as students bury time capsule

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:02pm Friday 30th January 2015

'Keeping the memory alive' time capsule buried on Holocaust Memorial Day.

Date set for council asbestos sentencing

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Waltham Forest Town Hall in Walthamstow.

10:42am Friday 30th January 2015

Waltham Forest council has admitted failing to protect staff and visitors despite previous warnings.

Senior Labour councillor suspended over Prophet Facebook row

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:41am Friday 30th January 2015

Petition calling for Cllr Peter Barnett to step down has attracted 800 signatures.

Blue plaque erected to honour jazz 'legend'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:24pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

Kenny Wheeler performed with well-known music names including Ronnie Scott, John Dankworth and Tubby Hayes.

Marketer named in top 50 business advisers

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:14pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

Marketing expert advised new businesses on success.

ASBO bans teenager from roads

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:45am Tuesday 27th January 2015

Cody Dabreo has been ordered not to visit streets in Walthamstow.

Police call nightclub licence review over violence

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The RS Lounge in Woodford New Road.

9:40am Tuesday 27th January 2015

Report details violent incidents at RS Lounge in Walthamstow.

New powers on fly-tipping to help clean up borough

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4:10pm Monday 26th January 2015

Council calls for government to bring in fixed penalty notices (FPN) of £500 for fly-tipping.

Greener buses set for borough route

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Back on the road: One of the new Routemaster buses

1:16pm Monday 26th January 2015

New low emission buses are to be introduced on a route through Waltham Forest.

Driver bailed after man killed on road

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:15pm Monday 26th January 2015

A driver has been bailed by police after a man was killed in Walthamstow on Thursday.

Commissioner calls for diving board rethink

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Boris Johnson and Kate Hoey meet council leader Chris Robbins (left).

11:48am Monday 26th January 2015

Boris Johnson's sports commissioner has called on the council to rethink its plan to remove facilities for an Olympic sport as part of rebuild. .

ISIS fighters linked to Jihadi John 'radicalised in Waltham Forest'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:13am Monday 26th January 2015

Security Services were said to be aware of men before they went to Syria.

Driver held over heart attack death crash

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:16pm Friday 23rd January 2015

Probe launched after man dies in major road smash

Shop closed over discovery of dead mice and droppings over food

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:39pm Friday 23rd January 2015

Walthamstow shop closed over significant health risk posed to customers.

Confusion over town hall asbestos scandal as contractor denies involvement

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Waltham Forest Town Hall in Walthamstow.

2:13pm Friday 23rd January 2015

Senior council officer gave only verbal briefings to council's cabinet on multi-million pound contract with company which Martin Esom claims advised the council on asbestos.

'The A Team' drafted in to help struggling pupils

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:28pm Friday 23rd January 2015

Crack unit to help students with problems solving problems

MP backs campaign on sexual issues in schools

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Stella Creasy has called for high cost lenders to join the debate on expensive credit

9:47am Friday 23rd January 2015

Schools must teach more about sex and relationships to protect the most vulnerable children, it is claimed.

Teenager hands 24k petition to Prime Minister

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:26pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

Walthamstow family call for MS drug to be used in the UK.

Calls for night bus protection as TfL rubbishes union claims

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Tube, London Underground

10:16am Thursday 22nd January 2015

TSSA union claims hundreds of night buses could be axed as night Tube services are rolled out.

"What the f**k" does that mean?" asks Labour councillor in Facebook rant over Prophet

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:40am Thursday 22nd January 2015

Labour investigating comments made by Cllr Peter Barnett in response to colleague who posted a quote from the Prophet Muhammad.

Shop owners withdraw off-licence application

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:08pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

Licensing committee set to make decision today.

Cat campaigners see first victory after council pledge

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:55pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

Waltham Forest council will not implement a system of recording dead cats picked up off the roads in the borough.

Dog returned home after pet-sitter vanishes

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:25am Wednesday 21st January 2015

Jack Russell found running around Wood Street after dog sitter disappeared.

'Outstanding' nurseries to merge

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:50am Wednesday 21st January 2015

Nurseries to have one governing board and headteacher.

Council employee exposed to asbestos dust 'will worry his entire life'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:00am Wednesday 21st January 2015

Kenneth Moore, 48, was exposed to asbestos in the council town hall in Walthamstow where he worked for three years.

VIDEO: 'We have become infatuated with the kuffah' - trainee lawyer in online rant to Muslims

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:42pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

Walthamstow man caused controversy after telling 'apologetic' Muslims to stop adopting western values.

Appeal after dogs found abandoned

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:00am Tuesday 20th January 2015

One dog was so weak he struggled to walk.

Late-night kebab shop would become 'magnet for crime'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 4914772606 Paul Jackson 04.12.14 Worcester - Bull Ring Chippy, the chippy is up for 'Best Kebab Shop in the UK'. (13994064)

8:05am Tuesday 20th January 2015

Fears over escalation in offences in surrounding area.

Warning after firework starts flat fire

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Firework display is going ahead - official

7:36am Tuesday 20th January 2015

Man treated for smoke inhalation.

Woman rescued from house fire

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:23am Tuesday 20th January 2015

Fire destroyed first floor of home.

Missing artist returns

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:17am Tuesday 20th January 2015

Man was missing for two days.

Missing woman found

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:14pm Monday 19th January 2015

Woman missing from Walthamstow home found.

Your NHS: Questions raised over death of 100-year-old during A&E crisis

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:25pm Monday 19th January 2015

Elsie Rowe, described by her son as a 'magical mother' died four days after she was admitted to hospital.

Head selected for new primary school

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:34pm Monday 19th January 2015

New school to open in Walthamstow in September.

Campaigners call for individuals to be held to account over deadly asbestos

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Waltham Forest Town Hall in Walthamstow.

1:30pm Monday 19th January 2015

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has found the council put staff at risk after they were exposed to cancer-causing asbestos dust.

Council admits failing to protect staff from deadly asbestos

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Waltham Forest Town Hall in Walthamstow.

12:44pm Monday 19th January 2015

Judge refers case to crown court due to severity of offences.

Council in court over deadly asbestos

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Waltham Forest Town Hall in Walthamstow.

8:55am Monday 19th January 2015

The prosecution of Waltham Forest council for allegedly failing to protect staff from deadly asbestos is due to begin today.

'Bed in shed' landlady loses planning appeal

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:00am Monday 19th January 2015

Abida Shafique ordered to tear down 'bed in a shed' development in Leyton.

Families could be moved far from borough as temporary housing requests spike

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Waltham Forest Town Hall in Walthamstow.

1:56pm Friday 16th January 2015

Council considering removing the promise to house people within an hour travelling time of the borough as the cost of temporary housing is expected to rise.

School closed after parts of roof blown into playground

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:45pm Friday 16th January 2015

Harsh winds blew parts of roof into Hillyfield Academy playground.

Appeal over missing woman

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:54am Friday 16th January 2015

Marie-Laure Roberts is missing from her home in Walthamstow.

School closed for 'health and safety' reasons

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:31am Friday 16th January 2015

Parents told to check website on Sunday for more information.

New restaurant brings taste of Caribbean to Walthamstow

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:56pm Thursday 15th January 2015

Third restaurant to open in multi-million pound development to bring a taste of Caribbean to the borough.

Secondary schools to publish own GCSE league tables

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Principal Emma Skae and students at Walthamstow Academy.

3:05pm Thursday 15th January 2015

Claims government league tables do not provide complete picture.

Supermarket strips checkouts of sweets

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:52pm Thursday 15th January 2015

Tesco replacing sweets at counters with healthy snacks.

Work could begin on £12m station re-opening

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: London Assembly member Jennette Arnold, Chingford Line Users Association chairman Peter Woodrow and Walthamstow MP Stella Creasy examinng the disused Lea Bridge Station earlier today.

11:20am Thursday 15th January 2015

Lea Bridge station in Leyton was closed 30 years ago.

Stolen dog returned

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:37am Thursday 15th January 2015

Dog stolen on December 19 from outside Asda store.

Pet-sitter disappears after dog goes missing

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:46pm Wednesday 14th January 2015

Woman paid £300 to look after family pet gave false contact details after informing couple their dog had gone missing.

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