Disabled adults celebrate 30 years of help and training

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Awards were given at the Ellingham Employment Services party

4:40pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Company set up to help Waltham Forest's disabled residents in 1984.

Carers support centre wins £42k grant

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Former homeless mother made MBE

4:10pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A support service for young carers won £42,000 to help unpaid young adult carers in Redbridge.

Council CCTV cameras generate £7.5m

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Controversial camera to be permanently removed

2:40pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

The use of CCTV to enforce traffic regulations earned Waltham Forest Council £7.5million in five years, according to a report.

Children's charity founder injured in Arctic sledding incident

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Avril Mills outside the Ice Hotel in Sweden during her Arctic trip

3:40pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Avril Mills sustained bruised ribs after coming off her dog sled in the Actic

Trial date set for woman accused of child assault and neglect

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Wilson is due to be sentenced today

2:01pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Anita Holmes arrested following incident at her Walthamstow home.

False reporting accused given crown court date

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Chelmsford Crown Court

2:30pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Nicola Benson is charged with two counts of perverting the course of justice

Man robbed by car gang

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Rawdon murder probe - police have started an investigation

1:58pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

White Samsung Galaxy phone stolen by three men

Pond overflowing with rubbish

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Eagle Pond yesterday - inundated with rubbish.

1:20pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Rubbish collects after being blown into pond from surrounding areas.

Woman accused of 'right to buy' fraud

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Chelmsford Magistrates' Court

2:12pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Sarah-Jane Foster accused of buying house at huge discount after false claim.

Tour de France business seminar

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The cost of staging  the Tour de France has increased

12:24pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

One Epping Forest is hosting a free seminar to help businesses maximise their profit-making opportunities when The Tour de France comes to the district.

Travelling entertainers looking for new members

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: John Dudman,80, started the group 38 years ago

12:17pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Cab-hoo-ary has been touring Essex for 38 years performing for free

Cricket club founder nominated for lifetime contribution award

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Naseem with the London Cricket School under 13s winning team

11:14am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A volunteer helping to transform the sporting lives of youngsters living on an estate has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.

Housing association apologises to family over leak

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Maria Murtagh with neighbour Tracey Jenkins and daughter Elisa Murtagh

11:48am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Hot water flowed into home for three weeks, it is claimed.

Public meeting over London's 'housing crisis'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: John Cryer, MP for Leyton and Wanstead, welcomes block to water rates hike

10:49am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Leyton and Wanstead Mp John Cryer to speak at event.

Council criticised for earning £5.6m through CCTV

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: New unattended CCTV cameras are not being used to raise money, according to Redbridge Council

10:46am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Redbridge council has been criticised for using CCTV to generate £5.6m in revenue from parking and traffic enforcement.

Teen denies shotgun possession

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Wilson is due to be sentenced today

10:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A trial date has been set for a teenager accused of a firearm offence.

Employee accused of stealing more than £12,000

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Chelmsford Magistrates' Court

11:10am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Alpha Jollah is charged with six counts of theft

Court date set for double murder accused

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 21 year-old Aaron Carriere

9:11am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Wail-Suleiman Alawi will enter a plea at the Old Bailey next month 

CCTV released of suspected staff attacker

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Suspect 145600

8:53am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Police in Waltham Forest have released a CCTV image of a man accused of assaulting a shop worker.

Runners raise £40k for children's hospice

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Shanna and Victoria at the finish line

8:03am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Haven House benefits from marathon efforts.

Warning over Easter traffic

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Heavy traffic on M25 near Oprington

7:51am Wednesday 16th April 2014

M25 and M11 to be hit by holiday traffic.

Memorial for policeman killed on duty

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Good news means council will continue to part-fund eight police support officers

7:23am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Phillip Walters was shot dead aged 28.

Man who admitted two counts of harassment due to be sentenced

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

7:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A man who admitted two counts of aggravated harassment is due to be sentenced today at Thames Magistrates' Court.

'Influential' HR officer to take top town hall post

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Althea Loderick, director of human resources and transformation at Waltham Forest council, makes list of"most influential" in her field

5:22pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Althea Loderick is listed as one of the most influential people in her field.

Increased taser use prompts closer monitoring of officers

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5:18pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Tasers were used 152 time last year by Essex police

'Professional gang of thieves' jailed for preying on tourists

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Florian Cernat claimed he acted alone in the tourists thefts

5:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Gang of pickpockets from Walthamstow concealed their hands as they stole from tourists in Leicester Square

Emergency water work to continue for a week

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Thames Water urged to stop ongoing pipe problems

4:30pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Emergency water works in a Woodford Green road are expected to continue for at least a week.

Ongar arts centre holds primary school workshop

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Pupils listening to 'Maddy and the Invisible Band of Groovers’

4:14pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Zinc Arts, a charity based in Chipping Ongar, organised a workshop with pupils from a primary school in Waltham Forest to perform a new theatre production.

Men charged in connection with pub brawl

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Police were called following reports of a group of men fighting outside the King's Ford Pub.

4:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Two men are accused of causing criminal damage and affray during a late-night pub brawl.

Family fury after claim of 16 years in damp home

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Vicklyn Noel-Quaye in her kitchen

4:14pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Damp recently returned to 'fixed bathroom', family say.

Eddie Izzard launches Labour's election campaign

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Comedian Eddie Izzard campaigned with Labour councillors and MPs.

3:30pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Actor and comic visited Barkingside ahead of local and European elections next month.

Threatened shopkeepers fear further abuse

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Abbey Off-licence owner Ray Morrell

3:32pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Shopkeepers say they fear customer abuse after a shopowner was assaulted twice within an hour.

Burst pipe forces family out of home in controversial block

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Queen Mary's Gate development in South Woodford.

3:09pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

More problems for families in block built five years ago.

Speaking Out: Norma Green on youth employment opportunities

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Norma Green

2:59pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Norma Green, chairman of the Youth Employment Strategy Partnership, discusses what the organisation is doing to get young people into work

Tory councillor admits neighbour gun threat

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Councillor Nick Buckmaster.

2:10pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Nick Buckmaster pointed firearm at Brett Stark during row over pet cat

Big screen to show Tour de France in Olympic Park

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Visitors at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

1:41pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Fans can watch English stages of this year's race.

Wheelchair racer hopes to be oldest elite competitor at next year's marathon

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Mo Farah in the foreground with Gary Donald of South Woodford in the background at the 14 mile water station. Venissa Amin picture.

1:38pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Gary Donald, 59, from South Woodford, vows to break record for oldest elite wheelchair competitor.

Karate clubs raise money for hospices

10:54am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Children and instructors take on challenge for charity.

Man wanted in connection with attempted break-in

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Police want to speak to this man over an attempted break-in

1:01pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Double locked door prevented crime.

Controversial school expansion set for approval

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Woodbridge High School

12:50pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Opinion divided on £11 million plan for new facilities.

Families meet farm's spring arrivals

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Visitors admire the new born lambs

12:14pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Children and adults got to feed new born lambs and recently hatched chicks

Mother describes suicidal girl bridge drama

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The suicidal girl was found on Cathall Road bridge

12:12pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Pam Rees found girl 'frozen with fear' after climbing over bridge wall.

Children star in music video

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Music video

11:36am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Fifty children in music video.

Tory councillor to enter plea on gun charge

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Councillor Nick Buckmaster.

11:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A Conservative councillor accused of threatening a neighbour with an imitation firearm is due to appear in court this morning.

Report: Air pollution to blame for seven per cent of deaths

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: More bike-friendly measures needed to tackle pollution, say cyclists, after North Circular route through Walthamstow revealed to have worst traffic fumes in London

10:42am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Air pollution is to blame for seven per cent of deaths in Redbridge, according to new figures showing the borough to be one of the worst in outer-London.

Concern over listed building booze bid

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: WINE WEAPON: John Burlinson used a wine bottle to smack his victim in the head

9:50am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Objections to late licence application for historic building in Leyton.

CCTV released of suspected shoplifter

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: CCTV released of suspected shoplifter

9:20am Tuesday 15th April 2014

The suspect thief stole a computer tower unit from a Walthamstow electrical store earlier this year.

Community cinema could become regular event

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: In August services will be available on Mondays and Wednesdays

8:59am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A total of 80 people attended recent screening.

Charity volunteer raises £3k for disabled children

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Emma Harman used to attend Trinity Catholic High School in Woodford Green

7:30am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Marathon effort to support disabled children.

Man accused of double murder due in court

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Old Bailey

7:30am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A man is due in court today charged with murdering two friends found stabbed to death in Leytonstone last month.







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