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Students take campaign ideas to 'the dragons'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:06pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

'Dragons' Den'-style contest with panel members including councillor and police officer.

'Suspicious package' contained batteries

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Met Police launches road safety operation with 2,500 officers

2:17pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Police closed roads yesterday 'as a precaution'.

Slimmers make big donation to food bank

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:27pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Dozens of bags collected for people struggling to afford food in the borough.

Applications open for next round of pop-up shops

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Simon Goff with two 1950s tattoo inspired rugs

12:09pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Waltham Forest entrepreneurs can apply to open a pop-up shop rent and rate free.

Riots, disease and zeppelins at war show

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:36am Wednesday 20th August 2014

German-owned business attacked by mob during the Great War.

Moped rider injured in hit and run

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Met Police launches road safety operation with 2,500 officers

9:12am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A 30-year-old man was taken to hospital.

Roads closed as police investigate 'suspicious package'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Met Police launches road safety operation with 2,500 officers

6:09pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Officers were deployed to Hoe Street this afternoon.

Former Marine left traumatised by earthquake completes cycle challenge

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:15pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Richard Steven suffered post traumatic stress disorder after being injured while taking part in the rescue effort following the devastating earthquake in New Zealand.

Barista in running for comedy crown

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:15pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Dave Green to appear in final next month.

Man of accused of planning breach set for court

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Conservatives have slammed Waltham Forest Council for refusing to fly its town hall union flag at half mast today

12:56pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Council accuse man of allowing woman to live in garage last year despite warning in 2009.

Decision date set over future of nightspot

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Conservatives have slammed Waltham Forest Council for refusing to fly its town hall union flag at half mast today

8:50am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Leyton bar closed down under previous owners.

Surgery placed on 'high alert' due to poor hygeine

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Passing A&E doctor helps at Apperley Bridge crash

2:28pm Monday 18th August 2014

No hot water and a partially collapsed ceiling among issues highlighted.

Businesses invited to join new police group

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:38pm Monday 18th August 2014

New initiative to bring shop keepers together to share information and advice.

Rail bosses apologise for poor services

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Chingford train station

10:03am Monday 18th August 2014

Rail bosses 'genuinely sorry' for problems between Chingford and Liverpool Street.

Police warn of new phone scam

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Neighbourhood watch warns of phone scam

8:31am Monday 18th August 2014

New scam targeting Essex's elderly.

Child FGM victims to be treated at Britain's first clinic

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Hibo educates staff in schools about FGM

8:10am Monday 18th August 2014

Police in Waltham Forest have been identified 1,000 girls potentially as at risk.

Bar's bid for late-night licence withdrawn

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:58am Monday 18th August 2014

042 bar and restaurant initially asked for licence to stay open until 3am at weekends.

Man charged over 'free kick' during Premier League clash between West Ham and Spurs

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Sam Allardyce says criticism on West Ham's style is "a nonsense". Picture: Action Images

7:10am Monday 18th August 2014

Jordan Matthew Dunn has been charged under Section 4 of the Football Offences Act.

Wanted man found

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Joshua Kendall, 20,

11:25am Friday 25th July 2014

Joshua Kendall was wanted by police for breaching a court order.

'Drug haven' pub still serving after appeal lodged

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Police officers raided the Lord Brooke pub in March

11:16am Friday 25th July 2014

The Lord Brooke in Shernhall Street lost its licence in June after a police investigation.

Man charged with dealing drugs near supermarket

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Met Police launches road safety operation with 2,500 officers

9:38am Friday 25th July 2014

Leyton man, 21, accused of carrying large quantities of Class A drugs.

Tempers fray over parking near Tube

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:46am Friday 25th July 2014

Plea for solution after rows over limited spaces.

Legal threat after reports of youths terrorising neighbourhood

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Flags werev flown at half mast outside the Epping Forest District Council offices in High Street, Epping

7:43am Friday 25th July 2014

Claims young people climb onto residents' balconies and abuse shopkeepers.

Teenager charged over scam

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: PHONE THREATS: Scam callers can turn nasty

7:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Abu Syed, 18, charged in connection with scam on elderly Buckhurst Hill man.

Rise in borough's child addicts

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Wandsworth's £5m drug and alcohol service is 'poor and inefficient'

7:10am Friday 25th July 2014

Over 150 child addicts living in Waltham Forest.

Dramatic displays planned for Street 17

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Riders take to the air at the Bridgwater YMCA BMX track

5:41pm Thursday 24th July 2014

An arts festival will feature live displays and performances this year.

Controversial primary school plan to be decided next week

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Dawlish Primary School where the crisis has arisen (EL1405-03)

11:15am Thursday 24th July 2014

Governing boards will have final say on proposed merger on Monday.

Murdered teenager's mother faces huge legal bill for 'basic' trial information

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Tyrell Matthews-Burton, 19, was always smiling, according to a friend.

9:11am Thursday 24th July 2014

The murder trial over the killing of Tyrell Matthews-Burton is likely to be held in September.

Acts confirmed for 2014 'Stow Festival'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:24pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Four day festival in its fourth year.

New 'hunger' for business in borough

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:27pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Young entrepreneurs looking to start up businesses, but may face a shortage of premises.

Police cadets crowned best in the Met

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:41pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Waltham Forest teenagers beat teams from all over London to win competition at Hendon.

Delay in bar licensing decision

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Conservatives have slammed Waltham Forest Council for refusing to fly its town hall union flag at half mast today

11:50am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Licensing committee will not meet tomorrow to discuss 'Dolce Vita'.

Police team completes climbing challenge

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:32am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Officers raised £1780 for Cancer Research.

Arrest made after shopper stabbed

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Met Police launches road safety operation with 2,500 officers

4:21pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A 24-year-old is being held in police custody.

Forest School warden to step down

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:09pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Replacement already announced by independent school.

Students meet Prince Harry

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:18pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Royal visited training event ahead of charity sporting event.

Bad landlords to be shamed with new awards

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

9:31am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Renters in Walthamstow can nominate their landlord in a number of categories.

Family to gather at Greek Embassy on murdered teen's birthday

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Tyrell Matthews-Burton, 19, was always smiling, according to a friend.

4:33pm Monday 21st July 2014

Tyrell Matthews-Burton from Leyton was killed on his 19th birthday in Malia.

Decision over schools' future delayed

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Dawlish Primary School where the crisis has arisen (EL1405-03)

2:19pm Monday 21st July 2014

Parents are concerned that their children's education will suffer without their own dedicated headteacher.

Rubbish left on streets 'too heavy' for contractors

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:26pm Monday 21st July 2014

Residents complaining about 'constant' fly-tipping.

Warning over weed disposal

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Japanese knotweed is an invasive pest in UK gardens.

11:35am Monday 21st July 2014

Residents urged to deal with invasive plants properly to avoid further spread.

Carnival colours take over Leyton streets

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:15am Monday 21st July 2014

Live music performances and entertainment enjoyed during two day festival.

Nephew tells of uncle's 'tremendous bravery' in Second World War battle

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:33am Monday 21st July 2014

George Mitchell was one of two former pupils of a Leyton school to be posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross. As today’s pupils find out about the man who their school is named after, ZOIE O’BRIEN hears from his nephew on how he believes his uncle would have liked to inspire new generations.

First ever 'Mandela ride' this weekend

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Tributes to Nelson Mandela

1:28pm Friday 18th July 2014

Waltham Forest charity for South Africa to host bike ride for children.

BID company 'fends off winding up order'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:11pm Friday 18th July 2014

Chairman claims E11 Bid successfully argues that Waltham Forest Council was to blame for financial woes.

Village residents 'growing for gold'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:39am Friday 18th July 2014

Volunteers hoping for a 'gold standard' this year.

Residents face long wait to see development plans

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Flags werev flown at half mast outside the Epping Forest District Council offices in High Street, Epping

8:34am Friday 18th July 2014

Meeting over St John's Road site 'likely' to be held in private.

Fourteen calls to fire service during two hour strike

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:07am Friday 18th July 2014

Car crash and house fire among incidents during two hour strike.

Five arrested after casino robbery

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Met Police launches road safety operation with 2,500 officers

7:33am Friday 18th July 2014

Teenager from Ilford among those held.

Sharp rise in attacks on ambulance staff

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:13am Friday 18th July 2014

Paramedics now expecting regular abuse.

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