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Seventy venues up for Love London Awards

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Internationally renowned neon sign business, Gods Own Junkyard attracts 250-300 visitors every weekend

12:17pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Shops, restaurants and museums shortlisted for Time Out awards.

Thousands raised in honour of 'big man with big heart'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:20am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Former footballers and friends helped raise cash in memory of 'legend' Ray Graves.

Oxford graduate aims to inspire pupils

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:34am Tuesday 21st October 2014

An Oxford graduate says she hopes to inspire pupils after taking a job at a school in one of Waltham Forest’s most deprived areas.

School investigated over 25k headteacher office spend

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Chingford Hall Head Patricia Davies shares her award with her school children

1:39pm Monday 20th October 2014

Academy trust criticised for breaking procurement rules of office refurbishment and IT contract.

Surgery ordered to make repairs

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10:38am Monday 20th October 2014

Watchdog says surgery failed to carry out work to address problems identified in February.

Knife victim spared jail after admitting carrying blade

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

8:12am Monday 20th October 2014

Gregory Bennett told court he has had no support from police since being knifed two years ago.

Forty-strong team in half marathon effort

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7:26am Monday 20th October 2014

School team inspired by former staff, relatives and pupils has raised more than £25k for cancer research.

Quad bike rider in critical condition

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Police officers rescue baby locked in car in the searing afternoon sun

7:10am Monday 20th October 2014

Man lifted to hospital by air ambulance.

Police appeal after knife-point robbery

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Essex Police closed the station as part of £2.5million cuts.

7:03am Monday 20th October 2014

Police want to find two men who rushed to the aid of a student being threatened with a knife.

20-year-old admits carrying knife

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Knife: Singh’s lock knife with a three inch blade, used in the attack, which officers found in his shoe. Ref:s

1:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

The unemployed Leytonstone man avoids custodial sentence.

Woman fined for driving offences

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10:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

Driver stopped at petrol station.

Man denies threatening to 'smash' betting shop machines

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Trial for man accused of assaulting police officers

2:18pm Friday 17th October 2014

Samuel Hromei denies one charge of threatening to damage betting shop machines.

Gardener barred from entering E10

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Arthur Golding will appear at Thames Magistrates Court

1:49pm Friday 17th October 2014

Felix Victor, 57, denies one charge of carrying an offensive weapon.

Airport denies flawed flightpaths consultation claim

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:36am Friday 17th October 2014

Campaigners concerned changes could lead to increased noise.

Pupils open school bank

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Mother’s bank card taken at cashpoint

2:17pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Students at Walthamstow School for Girls have opened up a bank as part of their financial education.

Plans submitted for 1,400-pupil free school

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The flag at waltham Forest Town hall is flying at half-mast in honour of Nelson Mandela.

1:12pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Council's cabinet was told this week four new schools are needed by 2022.

Campaign prompts move to give community say over pubs

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:09pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Council leader Cllr Chris Robbins vows to move to allow people have say over future of pub buildings.

Acclaimed chefs to open artisan bakery

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9:41am Thursday 16th October 2014

Business is a 'dream come true' for couple with five-star kitchen backgrounds.

'Hard working people' relying on handouts as food bank demand soars

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:30am Thursday 16th October 2014

Charity Eat or Heat is currently feeding 100 families per month - and referrals are rising.

Anger as 'spy car' filmed parked on double yellow lines

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

Cyclist captures council enforcement vehicle

Airport urged to speak to residents over flight path plans

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:54pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Campaign group warn of "noise ghetto" in parts of Waltham Forest.

35-strong cinema team begins training

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:57am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Jobs given exclusively to residents of Waltham Forest.

Kids club out of special measures

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:22am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Climber's Kids Club given 'good' rating by inspector.

Speaking Out: New project to help borough's dementia patients

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

New project to begin to make Waltham Forest more dementia friendly.

Whipps Cross nurses to protest over pay freeze

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:34am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Major rally to take place in central London this weekend.

Armed police swoop on Chingford woodland

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Taster Air Rifle Event

4:41pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

Men arrested by police over suspected firearms offences following air and land search.

Borough's schools among first to get 'legacy' coaching

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4:18pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

700 school children given free coaching sessions at Olympics 2012 venues.

Troubled nursery could form new link

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Children and staff at Low Hall Nursery this week.

3:29pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

Nurseries could form 'hard federation' after trouble attracting students.

Project reveals misery of Germans in wartime London

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:31pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

Germans living in Waltham Forest were targeted in anti-German riots.

Hungarian opens healthy eating emporium

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:38pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

Successful chain opens first branch in London.

Search on for park hub operator as college withdraws

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Lloyd Park is set to be refurbished

9:35am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Waltham Forest College yet to reveal reason for ending arrangement to run facilities.

Landmark pub made first Asset of Community Value

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:23pm Monday 13th October 2014

Announcement comes as new owner revealed.

Cyclists honoured for leading rides

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:07pm Monday 13th October 2014

Two campaigning cyclists have been honoured for their work.

Pensioner guilty of killing actress in crash

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:58am Monday 13th October 2014

MIchael Challis, 71, found guilty of causing death by dangerous driving.

Safety warning to drivers after wet weather

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Surface water is causing problems on Worcestershire roads

9:00am Monday 13th October 2014

Emergency services called to multiple fallen trees.

Two arrested after woodland search

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: GREEN WANDS Police Helicopter chases suspect in Putney

8:37am Monday 13th October 2014

Search for two men in Chingford last night.

'Mini Holland' trial to end today

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:00am Monday 13th October 2014

Scheme divided community, with debates raging on social media.

Community clean up at station

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:36am Monday 13th October 2014

Highams Park Society organised tidy-up.

Hospital staff walk out over pay

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:17am Monday 13th October 2014

Nurses and midwives to strike at Whipps Cross today.

Legal action started against traders taking a 'moral stand' against the E11 Bid

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:54pm Friday 10th October 2014

Traders refuse to pay levy under current management.

Cabinet told four new secondary schools needed in borough

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Tolga Ulasan rescued the boy from the fountain at Waltham Forest town hall

2:40pm Friday 10th October 2014

Council expects 'unprecedented deficit' of schools places from 2016.

Man and child rescued from blaze

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:02am Friday 10th October 2014

Two others escaped blaze last night.

New academy school to host consultation event

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Walthamstow Academy

9:29am Friday 10th October 2014

Primary academy to open in September 2015.

'Educating the East End' pulls in millions of viewers

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:37pm Thursday 9th October 2014

New 'sense of pride' at Walthamstow Secondary School

Teenagers praised for brave flash flood response

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:34pm Thursday 9th October 2014

Teenagers helped to rescue stranded mums and toddlers during London flash floods.

Business owner fined over counterfeit goods

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Angry Birds

1:32pm Thursday 9th October 2014

Business owner apologises after fake goods found.

Road blocked by large pile of rubbish

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:24am Thursday 9th October 2014

Flytippers branded "criminals" after large pile of wood and metal discovered.

Pensioner denies assault

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Arthur Golding will appear at Thames Magistrates Court

12:30pm Thursday 9th October 2014

72-year-old in court today.

Tennis champions to return to Olympic park

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Jordanne Whiley

5:05pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters to be held in November.

Former Labour chief whip takes Ukip chair

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Cllr Afzal Akram in the town square today

4:23pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Afzal Akram was banned from sitting on committees at Waltham Forest Council.

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