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Where are we going to go? - disability centre users plead with council over cuts

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:30pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

Charity helping community for 26 years could be forced to close because of council funding cuts.

Campaigners and hospital staff to meet over Whipps Cross future

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Idris was beaten up and dumped outside Whipps Cross hospital in 2012

10:30am Wednesday 22nd April 2015

Campaign aims to hold management to account.

Objections to all-night drinking licence

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Fears raised over alcohol abuse among women in Bradford

8:38am Wednesday 22nd April 2015

A restaurant's application to serve alcohol all night has received more than 20 objections from neighbours. 

Appeal over Victoria Line racist abuse

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Law students will walk from Walthamstow Central Underground Station to Brixton Underground Station.

8:08am Wednesday 22nd April 2015

Man verbally abused after asking passenger to stop spitting on Tube train.

Police appeal over missing woman

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:16am Wednesday 22nd April 2015

Lurline Harris last seen in Hoe Street, Walthamstow.

Labour's Stella Creasy gives five reasons why should vote for her in Walthamstow

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Walthamstow MP Stella Creasy has been singled out for criticism over workfare by comedian Frankie Boyle.

7:10am Wednesday 22nd April 2015

The Guardian has asked each parliamentary candidate to list five reasons why they should become an MP at the General Election on May 7.

Leyton murder accused set to appear in court

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:57pm Tuesday 21st April 2015

Man, 43, charged with Leyton murder.

Police appeal over missing teen

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:14pm Tuesday 21st April 2015

Teen not seen since leaving home on Saturday.

Latest crime figures show rise in violent offences but reduction in 'neighbourhood crimes'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:01pm Tuesday 21st April 2015

Met Police believe crime increase records are down to better relationships and more reporting.

Fearless fundraiser calls on Londoners to support vulnerable children

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:10am Tuesday 21st April 2015

Fundraiser asks Londoners to find a way to help vulnerable children.

Children spring into action for communal garden improvement

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:10am Tuesday 21st April 2015

Children and adults transformed their own green space, last week.

Five reasons independent candidate Ellie Merton wants your vote in E17

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:20am Tuesday 21st April 2015

The Guardian Series has asked each parliamentary candidate to list five reasons why they should become an MP at the General Election on May 7.

Family concern over missing Leyton man

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:59pm Monday 20th April 2015

Theophilius Adjaben, 67, missing from home in Leyton.

Man, 52, banned from Tube after Central Line sex assault

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:37pm Monday 20th April 2015

Man arrested in Leytonstone after groping woman on Tube.

Five reasons Green Party candidate Michael Gold wants your vote in Walthamstow

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Michael Gold outside the EMD building

2:41pm Monday 20th April 2015

The Guardian Series has asked each parliamentary candidate to list five reasons why they should become an MP at the General Election on May 7.

Conservative candidate for Walthamstow, Molly Samuel-Leport, gives five reasons she wants your vote

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:25pm Monday 20th April 2015

The Guardian Series has asked each parliamentary candidate to list five reasons why they should become an MP at the General Election on May 7.

New GP surgery and 59 homes agreed for E17 development

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:24pm Friday 17th April 2015

Homes and surgery to be added to Sutherland Road development.

Large brawl before man found murdered in restaurant

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:41pm Friday 17th April 2015

Murdered man found by police in Leyton restaurant.

Silence surrounds worker's death as health and safety investigation launched

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:58pm Friday 17th April 2015

Man in his 20s killed while working on shop renovation project in High Road.

Workman killed by wall collapse during shop renovation

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:10am Friday 17th April 2015

A workman has been killed in Leyton during a shop renovation project.

Man injured in shop wall collapse

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:33pm Thursday 16th April 2015

Flats evacuated by emergency services.

Biker, 61, 'recovering' from Hoe Street crash

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:37pm Thursday 16th April 2015

Police said 61 year old is 'recovering' from accident.

Council denies land offer for women's centre plan

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:51pm Thursday 16th April 2015

Charity behind planned multi-million pound community centre may have to take designs to another borough.

Election hustings to be held in Leytonstone

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:32am Thursday 16th April 2015

Church Vicar David Britton to chair election hustings for Leyton and Wanstead candidates.

Dealers jailed for running large class A drug distribution network from Waltham Forest flat

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:42am Thursday 16th April 2015

Albanians Lutfi Muja, Urim Bardhoshi and Egzon Qarri face deportation after serving their sentences.

UPDATE: Biker 'thrown 20ft' in Hoe Street crash

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:06pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

A biker was thrown 20ft from his motorcycle following a collision with a car in Hoe Street, Walthamstow, this morning, according to eye witnesses.

Hoe Street crash biker 'serious but stable'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:55pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

Incident in Hoe Street this morning causing delays in Walthamstow.

Video: British Transport Police launches campaign over 'unwanted sexual encounters'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:51am Wednesday 15th April 2015

Report it to stop it has now been launched by the British Transport Police.

Police sergeant honoured for saving man from oncoming train

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:18am Wednesday 15th April 2015

Brave police officers told their stories at the annual Love Your Borough Awards.

Parents to have say on further £500k cut to children's centres

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

8:19am Wednesday 15th April 2015

Parents are set to be consulted on how to cut a further £500,000 from the budget for children’s centres in Waltham Forest.

Five reasons Liberal Democrats' Carl Quilliam wants your vote in Leyton and Wanstead

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:40am Wednesday 15th April 2015

The Guardian Series has asked each parliamentary candidate to list five reasons why they should become an MP at the General Election on May 7.

Teenage girl threatened with knife in attempted burglary

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:49pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

Knife dropped outside home after men threaten teenager on her doorstep.

Teacher who inspired generations dies aged 96

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:50pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

Margaret Messenger worked as a teacher in Walthamstow until the age of 72.

Protesters gather at police station after prominent campaigner arrested

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:37am Tuesday 14th April 2015

Campaigners stood and sang for the release of 20-year-old campaigner.

Women's centre in doubt after 'land offer withdrawn'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:12am Tuesday 14th April 2015

A planned multi-million pound community centre with a focus on providing support for women centre is in jeopardy over claims Waltham Forest council has backtracked on a land deal.

All hands on deck as residents sweep and scrub for better borough

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:54pm Monday 13th April 2015

Council's annual spring clean event to take place across Waltham Forest.

Trio arrested over cyclist attacks

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:39pm Monday 13th April 2015

Cyclists punched and kicked as gangs steal bikes in area of Walthamstow.

Campaigners declare 'frack free' zone in E17

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:57pm Monday 13th April 2015

Yellow signs erected around the village at the weekend.

Missing man found dead in canal

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:07pm Monday 13th April 2015

Pensioner found dead in water in London.

E17 election hustings next week

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Walthamstow MP Stella Creasy

11:31am Monday 13th April 2015

Prospective parliamentary candidates for Walthamstow have been invited to an open bid for votes ahead of the general election in May.

Used needles and knives found in community payback clean-up

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:22am Monday 13th April 2015

Ex-offenders in community clean-up.

Five reasons UKIP's Rosie Beattie wants your vote

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:02am Monday 13th April 2015

UKIP candidate for Leyton and Wanstead, Rosie Beattie, tells the Guardian Series why you should vote for her.

Grieving family "get justice" as killer jailed for 26 years

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:00pm Friday 10th April 2015

Leighann Duffy, 26, was brutally murdered in her Walthamstow flat in September, 2014.

Mother's killer jailed for 26 years after brutal murder

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:10am Monday 13th April 2015

Leighann Duffy stabbed to death in her flat in Walthamstow in 2014.

From private garden to public park: The history of Lloyd Park in new exhibition

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:39pm Friday 10th April 2015

History of former private gardens researched by weekly over 50s group.

Protection for borough's pubs to be bolstered by new planning directive

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:29am Friday 10th April 2015

Developers forced to prove pub no longer viable after new document introduced.

Jailed father-of-six ordered to pay back 170k after name-change benefit fraud

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The shotgun recovered by police.

9:15am Friday 10th April 2015

Calvin Stuart, who changed his name to Sherief Khan to enable his wife Miranda Vassell to fraudulently claim housing benefit, is serving a five-year prison sentence after a gun and drugs were found at his home.

Charity calls for action on financial struggles

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:02pm Wednesday 8th April 2015

Over 1,000 families turned to debt charity for help in the last 24 months.

Popular pop up shop stay extended

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:11am Wednesday 8th April 2015

Bestowed Kitchen to stay in Waltham Forest until the end of May.

Two men cut from cars after crash

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Parked cars are delaying fire crews in Ongar (file image).

8:44am Wednesday 8th April 2015

Emergency services respond to accident in the early hours of this morning.

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