Worshippers scatter as car drives through Easter procession

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Rev. Paul Walker at Epping Green Chapel

8:10am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

The Epping Walk of Witness was disrupted when a car drove straight through the procession.

Safety to be improved on road over M25

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: M25 traffic chaos as seen in Waltham Abbey

8:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A £200,000 scheme will see embankments stabilised and barriers replaced

Escaped murderer and health worker due in court

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Lerone Boye escaped from a mental health unit

8:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

The trial of a health worker accused of helping a convicted killer escape from a mental health unit is due to start today.

CCTV released of suspected thief

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Suspect 145957

7:30am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Police in Waltham Forest have released a CCTV image of a suspected thief. 

Community order for man who admitted drugs, drink driving and theft offences

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

7:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A man who admitted eight offences including heroin possession and drink driving was given a community order.

Convicted driving offender avoids jail

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Man charged after high-speed chase

7:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A motorcylist convicted of several motoring offences has avoided jail.

Men convicted of school burglary to be sentenced

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Officers found two windows smashed at the school but nothing was stolen

6:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Three men convicted of burglary at a secondary school are due to be sentenced.

Residents call for speed controls on 'race track' road

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Karen Murray (centre) with concerned residents at the top end of Winchester Road

6:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A concerned mother is calling on Waltham Forest council to implement speed calming measures along a busy road before she claims someone is killed.

Criticised pound shop to open another store

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Poundland in Newport Street

5:12pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Shop will open on May 1.

Three generations help run new clothes shop

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Lauren Healey with daughter Lottie modelling a dress

5:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Lauren Healey opened Lottie Lou after struggling to find children's clothes in her town

Relatives slam sudden closure of care home as 'atrocious'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Trust claims its staff can no longer look after the growing needs of its long-stay patients

3:31pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Relatives of an elderly patient have said they are appalled by the handling of a care home's sudden closure.

Children roll eggs for Easter

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Children rolling eggs in Epping Forest.

2:16pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Children enjoyed some Easter fun in Chingford yesterday.

Shop owner's business left in ruins after burglary

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Shop burglary part of county-wide crime

2:13pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

The owner of a shop burgled last Friday says he is in a state of shock after his business was left in ruins.

Memorial day to remember killed workers

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Alfie Perrin

2:25pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Waltham Forest Trade Council organise the annual event.

Man denies stabbing model girlfriend in couple's home

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The block of flats in King Edward Road where Linah Keza was murdered.

1:10pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A man has today pleaded not guilty to murdering his girlfriend whilst on trial at the Old Bailey.

Woman in semi-final of Richard Branson business competition

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Sabrina Hamilton will compete against nine other people at Richard Branson's home

2:44pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Packed Munches was set up last year by Sabrina Hamilton

Flats in 'high priority' estate to be staffed

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Fred Wigg Tower in Leytonstone

1:05pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Flats in double murder road to be staffed.

Easter fun at indoor market

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Youngsters at the Easter fun day on Saturday

12:43pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Children rewarded with Easter eggs

Developer lodges application to demolish opponents' home

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Residents Tom Jennings, Sue Cannon, Anne Chin, Sue Brown and Gill Hopkins

12:44pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Lee Jose had withdrawn his application last month before submitting the a new one this week.

Walk of Witness procession for Wanstead

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Churches in Wanstead paraded through the town on Good Friday

12:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Walk of witness procession held on Good Friday by churches

Teenagers charged with attack on schoolboy

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Nathan Innes-Harrero after the attack

1:52pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Nathan Innes-Harrero underwent surgery to save his sight after the attack.

'Strong reasons' to publish freesheet twice monthly, says council

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Waltham Forest News breached the Publicity Code for not being impartial and continuing the fortnightly publication

11:44am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Waltham Forest council says it can provide strong reasons for why it should be published twice a month.

Nursery staff praised in inspection

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Waltham Forest's promotion hopes suffered a setback

11:41am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Linnet Montessori Nursery received a good score.

Three-mile egg hunt attracts biggest crowd of the year

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Image from PictureGalleryModule_ID:3181290

11:40am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Epping Ongar Railway had its busiest day of the year

Boy, 14, charged with attempted rape

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Stratford Magistrates' Court.

11:06am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A 14-year-old is due to appear in court charged with the attempted rape of a 13-year-old girl.

Homelessness charity to take over farm

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: New born chicks at Brooks Farm in Leyton

10:52am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Twnety year contract signed by YMCA.

Darth Vader and Stormtroopers make Easter party a success

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Dream Factory Easter party received 500 donated chocolate eggs

11:14am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Actress Vicki Michelle and former boxer Colin McMillan support event

Tube strike dates announced

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Last stop - London underground!

10:15am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Five days of strike action announced.

Festival programme announced

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: People in fancy dress during the parade at a previous Debden Day

10:19am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Debden Day is in its 14th year

Easter shoppers meet and greet farm animals

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Robbie, 10, Aris, one and Claudia Abosdol with a baby chick inside Walthamstow's Selbourne Walk

9:30am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Leyton's Brooks Farm sets up a large indoor farm at Walthamstow' Selbourne Walk shopping centre

Youngsters turn firefighters

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Members of Yip Yop Youth, Ellie and Murray with the hose reel

9:40am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Charity arranges trip to see work of firefighters

Teenager returns home

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Shaquita Semper

9:20am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Teen missing for 13-year-old.

CCTV released of shoplifter who attacked worker

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Suspect 145721

9:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Police in Waltham Forest have released a CCTV image of a suspected attacker.

Youngest London Marathon runner raises £5,000 for charity

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Marathon runner, Tom Jarvis

8:15am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Tom Jarvis crossed the line two days after his 18th birthday.

Funeral date confirmed for plane crash victim

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Crash scene: Picture courtesy of Essex Fire and Rescue Service

7:53am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Simon Chamberlain was a married father of one from Harlow.

MP Creasy critical of new UKIP poster campaign

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Labour MP for Walthamstow Stella Creasy criticised the Ukip poster campaign

7:29am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Walthamstow MP Stella Creasy has branded a controversial poster campaign by UKIP as childish.

Scooter club collects cash for children

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Club members at The Dukes Head

2:45pm Sunday 20th April 2014

Hundreds raised for Haven House Hospice.

Cause of house fire under investigation

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Fire fighters rescue baby locked in house

2:12pm Sunday 20th April 2014

Neighbour reported smoke pouring from home.

21 firefighters called to tackle shed blaze

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: False alarm for fire services

10:55am Sunday 20th April 2014

Fire gutted shed and damaged neighbouring home and garage.

Missing woman found

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Sofie Marie Jansson

10:41am Sunday 20th April 2014

Sofia Marie Jansson went missing this month.

Man in court over gun charges

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Balmoral Road in Leyton where the weapons were seized

7:18pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Gardener held in custody after court appearance.

Police release image of wanted man

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Sheriden Dorigo

5:03pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Sheriden Dorigo wanted by police.

Memorial held for police officer killed on duty

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Memorial held for police officer killed on duty

1:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Memorial for Pc killed 19-years-ago.

Call for probe into care over missing children

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

11:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Five children currently missing from care in Waltham Forest.

£6k worth of cigarettes stolen in shop raid

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Waltham Forest's promotion hopes suffered a setback

10:36am Saturday 19th April 2014

Around £6000 worth of cigarettes stolen.

Gardener charged with gun possession

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Balmoral Road in Leyton where the weapons were seized

9:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Police found 30 guns during a raid on a Leyton home.

Police appeal over missing Swedish woman

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Sofie Marie Jansson

8:56am Saturday 19th April 2014

Sofie Marie Jansson was last seen on April 12.

Police search for missing teen

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Shaquita Semper

8:48am Saturday 19th April 2014

Shaquita Semper has not been seen since Wednesday.

CCTV released of suspected robber after child targeted

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: CCTV released of suspected robber after child targeted

9:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Police in Waltham Forest have released a CCTV image of a suspected robber. 

Gun stash seizure 'significant' in fight against gangs

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: A firearms seized during the raid

6:58pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Guns recovered from Balmoral Road.







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