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Thief barred from borough ahead of sentencing

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:01pm Friday 27th March 2015

Dean Elliot from Leytonstone has been told not to enter Waltham Forest before he is sentenced next month.

Final weekend of events for Cultivate Festival

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:42am Friday 27th March 2015

82 tonnes of compost given away in one week.

Large drug crop discovered

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:56am Friday 27th March 2015

Electricity company alerted police to drug find.

Boris blocks airport expansion plan over 'noise ghetto' fears

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:46am Friday 27th March 2015

Boris Johnson rules out £220million London City Airport expansion

Tube station ticket office closures to begin

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Leyton Station (file photo).

8:01am Friday 27th March 2015

Leyton Station's ticket office is earmarked for closure next month.

Warning over spike in scam calls targeting vulnerable

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Extent of police snooping on phone calls and emails revealed

7:44am Friday 27th March 2015

Spike in number of people targeted by criminal cold callers according to police.

Charity 'devastated' after being targeted by thieves

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:24am Friday 27th March 2015

Thieves have targeted a disability charity, stealing four buses which are vital to vulnerable adults.

Land sale to save crisis-hit Whipps Cross

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:33pm Thursday 26th March 2015

Trust bosses say profit from sale of land on Leytonstone site will be invested in crisis hospital.

Police appeal over missing pensioner

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:41pm Thursday 26th March 2015

Augustin Anthony St Helen has not been seen for six months.

Bus 'keeping kids off streets' facing funding axe

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:05pm Thursday 26th March 2015

Youth bus visits deprived estates every day.

Thief to be sentenced for £900 shop thefts

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

10:29am Thursday 26th March 2015

Dean Elliot stole £903 of meat and alcohol from a supermarket.

VIDEO: Dance, food and fashion show as overseas students visit

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:43pm Wednesday 25th March 2015

School children from all over Europe visited a Walthamstow school last week.

Victory for 'vital' shopping service as council overturns funding cut decision

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:54pm Wednesday 25th March 2015

Council vows to fund 'door to store' shopping service for one more year.

US actor B.J.Novak visits Walthamstow school

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:54pm Wednesday 25th March 2015

B.J Novak read from The Book With No Pictures at Stoneydown School.

Top chef goes back to school to improve dinners

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:26pm Wednesday 25th March 2015

Chef quit career in Soho for school kitchen in Hackney.

Hospital site homes plan revealed

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:34am Wednesday 25th March 2015

A total of 91 homes proposed for Thorpe Coombe Hospital site in Walthamstow.

Station re-opening delayed after operators' objections

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.

9:40am Wednesday 25th March 2015

Lea Bridge Station closed in 1985.

Police appeal after hospital patient struck by car

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Whipps Cross Hospital.

7:20am Wednesday 25th March 2015

Man wearing hospital gown believed to have jumped in front of car.

Scientist in marathon bid after brother's cancer diagnosis

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:01pm Tuesday 24th March 2015

Josh Lerner, 23, diagnosed with blood cancer in October 2013.

Campaign to enable children to play in streets

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:32pm Tuesday 24th March 2015

Charity encouraging residents to request regular road closures.

Police tight-lipped over weapons find

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:43am Tuesday 24th March 2015

Orford Road closed on Saturday evening following disturbance.

VIDEO: Dramatic moment cyclist chases violent thieves

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:48am Tuesday 24th March 2015

A video of a cyclist chasing thieves who had just attacked a man has been released.

Threatened disability centre rubbishes council targets claim

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:45am Tuesday 24th March 2015

A centre supporting disabled people facing closure has hit back at council claims it is missing targets.

Trains held up by 'wine drinking' singer on tracks

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:48pm Monday 23rd March 2015

Commuters persuaded man to come off of tracks before police arrived.

Students work on site untouched by public for almost 200 years

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:25pm Monday 23rd March 2015

Leyton Sixth Form College students get to work on site which will become nature reserve later this year.

Talent shines as Disney princesses and Bollywood stars battle it out on the catwalk

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:33pm Monday 23rd March 2015

Students transformed into icons from Disney's Frozen to Bollywood stars.

Police appeal over missing churchgoer

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:42am Monday 23rd March 2015

Stanley Henry suffers from dementia and may be confused, police have said.

Whipps Cross bosses to be questioned at public meeting

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:27am Monday 23rd March 2015

Public invited to attend town hall meeting on crisis hospital.

Cyclist punched in bike robbery

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:33am Monday 23rd March 2015

A cyclist was attacked by three men who punched him, pushed him into the road and stole his bike.

Knives discovered in Leytonstone

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:15pm Friday 20th March 2015

Police found huge blade after call about youths.

Former Met police officers in new business bid to kick out cowboy builders

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:35pm Friday 20th March 2015

Blue Local Handymen launched in Waltham Forest and Redbridge.

Unearthed diary of a wartime teenager used for social media teaching

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:18am Friday 20th March 2015

A Walthamstow teenager's diary has become a useful window into wartime London - 71 years on.

Mouse infested takeaway with sewage seeping through hall closed

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:00am Friday 20th March 2015

Food outlet closed by council over filthy conditions.

E17 schools awarded for student progress

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Walthamstow Academy

2:04pm Thursday 19th March 2015

Walthamstow Academy and Holy Family Catholic School will be given a SSAT award in May for learning outcomes.

Green light given to 1,400 pupil free school

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: More people are loaning books from Welsh libraries.

12:31pm Thursday 19th March 2015

Site still not revealed although trust claims it will be in Leyton or Walthamstow.

Moderate risk from pollution cloud

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:55am Thursday 19th March 2015

Residents with heath issues advised to avoid "strenuous" activity.

VIDEO: Mother in desperate plea for information on missing son feared dead

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:30am Thursday 19th March 2015

Father Ambrose Ball, also known as Jay, has not been seen since January 24 and is feared dead.

Workers made council housing priority

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

8:30am Thursday 19th March 2015

Changes to criteria for housing applicants will see those deemed to be making a positive contribution.

University student jailed for raping sex workers

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:14pm Wednesday 18th March 2015

University student threatened and raped prostitutes.

Whipps Cross Hospital report 'makes for grim reading' - Stella Creasy MP

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Stella Creasy MP

12:23pm Wednesday 18th March 2015

Inspectors found culture of 'bullying and harassment' at Leytonstone hospital.

Can you spot cancer symptoms? Dr Anwar Khan speaks out

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:00am Saturday 21st March 2015

Dr Anwar Khan from the Waltham Forest Clinical Commissioning Group has spoken out about the symptoms of prostate and ovarian cancer.

Man fighting for life after being stabbed in car

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:09am Wednesday 18th March 2015

Suspect in custody following attack

Cash boost in bid to make Walthamstow leading cultural destination

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Cockney cash machine in Walthamstow High Street

9:17am Wednesday 18th March 2015

More than £1.3million available to develop night-time economy and promote area's creatives

Appeal over missing 'life-saver' dog

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:54pm Monday 16th March 2015

Owner says terrier detected tumour on his neck.

Call for supermarket boycott over exotic meat range

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:56pm Monday 16th March 2015

Iceland defiant over 'best selling' kangaroo meat.

Parish council welcomes new clerk

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:09am Monday 16th March 2015

Replacement found after eight months.

Disability support centre 'in real danger'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:55am Monday 16th March 2015

Charity under threat due to funding cut.

Third senior official to leave hospitals' trust

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:36am Monday 16th March 2015

Chairman Sir Stephen O'Brien follows chief executive and chief nurse out of the door at Barts Health, which runs Whipps Cross Hospital.

Teenager eliminated from BBC's The Voice

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:19am Monday 16th March 2015

Ryan Green not chosen for final rounds on Saturday.

FGM victim labels school as 'beacon of excellence' for issue

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:23pm Friday 13th March 2015

Hibo Wardere has praised Buxton School in Leytonstone.

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