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Students drive to raise £5k for Poppy Appeal

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:06pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Public service students give up half term for good cause.

Police appeal over missing girl

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:15pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Enfield teen known to frequent Walthamstow.

Community launch campaign against pub hostel plan

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:37pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Developers want to turn landmark pub into 18-bed hostel.

Agents join MP to condemn 'unsavoury' buyers' fees

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: MP Stella Creasy

11:09am Thursday 30th October 2014

Some agents said to be unfairly exploiting increased demand for property in E17

Project to research Whipps Cross war years

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

9:49am Thursday 30th October 2014

Whipps Cross University Hospital, which has served the community for more than 100 years, is to be the subject of a research project looking at the war years.

Fight for coffee kiosk future enters round two

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Alessandro Pinna at Madre Tierra

4:35pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Months after coffee shop was 'saved' the fight to keep it open is back on.

From sex abuse to considering suicide: young Muslim describes her forced marriage

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Young women from Bradford have been moved to other parts of the country to avoid a forced marriage, says a Bradford youth worker

12:46pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Salema who now lives in Waltham Forest was forced to marry a man she had never met when she was 17.

Interim operator to keep park hub open

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: WALTHAMSTOW: Lloyd Park to fully reopen this weekend

11:57am Tuesday 28th October 2014

The council is still searching for a permanent operator for the hub building in Lloyd Park.

Borough-wide traffic calming scheme slammed

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:25am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Residents in the Belle Vue area say the new scheme is totally unrepresentative of what they would have wished for.

Community invited to 'give and take day'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The ‘Recycle+’ system is part of the Council’s work to increase recycling rates in the borough, to help hit the Welsh Government’s strict statutory targets for recycling and composting.

9:30am Tuesday 28th October 2014

'Give and take day' organised to promote recycling and community spirit.

Morning raids in counterfeit goods crackdown

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:53pm Monday 27th October 2014

Fake goods using brands such as Beats by Dre headphones, Mulberry, Rayban and Calvin Klein.

Shop caught selling counterfeit alcohol

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Some of the bottles containing counterfeit vodka at Candy Club in Chelmsford

12:45pm Monday 27th October 2014

Trading Standards carried out a surprise inspection of the premises in Walthamstow in February.

Negotiations ongoing over closed sports centre

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:43am Monday 27th October 2014

Previous £23million plan rejected over loss of 'vital' diving board.

Curfew for driver who admitted police attack

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

9:45am Monday 27th October 2014

Matthew Costa objected to being searched outside his home.

Thousands raised in memory of classmate

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:37am Monday 27th October 2014

School pupils help to raise thousands in memory of classmate.

Firefighters set to strike

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Wyvern Club Fireworks Display

8:03am Monday 27th October 2014

Families being advised to attend organised Halloween or bonfire events as firefighters plan four-day walk-out.

Drug addict admits prescription fraud

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Get involved with NHS Bromley Clinical Commissioning Group

7:50am Monday 27th October 2014

Woman had become addicted during treatment for depression

Government criticised over response to holiday murder

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:26am Monday 27th October 2014

The trial over the murder of Tyrell Matthews-Burton from Leyton in Greece is set to resume this week

Court issues fine for man caught with cannabis

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

1:46pm Friday 24th October 2014

25-year-old caught carrying drugs by police in Leytonstone.

Mystery remains over diving board future as popular pool closes

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Diving club members are against plans to remove the 5m diving board

1:35pm Friday 24th October 2014

Divers of all ages still hoping to be consulted over the future of the Waltham Forest Pool and Track.

Unemployed man fined for class A drug possession

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Man swallowed £8,600 worth of cocaine to smuggle from London to Southend

12:48pm Friday 24th October 2014

Officers found cocaine on man in Leyton.

Former college opens as community cookery school

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:10am Friday 24th October 2014

Foodies launch 'Cordon Verve' to share their culinary passion.

Mayor of London apology for possible 'oversight' in station closure communication

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Waltham House in Leytonstone

4:04pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Waltham Forest Station was closed today.

Council stands firm on controversial road re-organisation

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:51am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A road re-organisation scheme which has divided community opinion will go ahead despite concerns, the council has confirmed.

Dancing great-great-grandmother turns 100

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:26am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Emily West regularly performed with her husband after taking up dancing in her retirement

Pubs to share details of troublesome drinkers

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:07am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Pubs have begun sharing information about troublesome customers under the first scheme of its kind in Walthamstow.

Community split over roads plan

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

The community is at loggerheads over another proposal to re-organised roads, following a row over the ‘mini-Holland’ trial in Walthamstow.

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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

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

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

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.

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