Stories of the week

Dean Cox celebrates Orient's first goal on Tuesday night with O's fans

Dean Cox celebrates Orient's first goal on Tuesday night with O's fans

First published in East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Photograph of the Author by , Deputy Group Editor

In a new feature the Waltham Forest Guardian choses its favourite stories of the week.

Here is our choice for this week:

Story one:

David Beckham returned to his former primary school for the first time since he left 30 years ago.

Waltham Forest's most celebrated footballer visited hundreds of pupils at Chase Lane Primary School in York Road, Chingford.

See the story here

Story two:

Leyton Orient will play at Wembley for the first time in 15 years to contest a place in the Championship after beating Peterborough United 2-1 at Brisbane Road on Tuesday night.

Dean Cox gave Orient the lead on aggregate, thumping home his 16th of the season on the hour mark.

Substitute Chris Dagnall made sure of Orient’s safe progression from close-range in the 87th minute, before in injury time substitute Conor Washington pulled one back for Darren Ferguson’s side.

Read the full story here

Story three:

A Waltham Forest spy car driver has been sacked after his employers were sent footage of him driving illegally.

The video, uploaded to YouTube and sent to the council's parking enforcement contractors, NSL, was filmed on April 16 by the No To Mob.

For the full story click here

Story four:

Personal documents and cash belonging to a Chingford student were delivered by post to the wrong address hundreds of miles away - only to land in the hands of another Chingford student living in Newcastle.

Mathew Di Salvo, 23, of Mount View Road in Chingford, was surprised last week to find his Royal Mail package containing a portfolio of journalism cuttings also included a sealed envelope with Georgina Greene's passport, savings book and private bank details.

Click here for the story

Story five:

Rubbish was piled so high due to a family’s dispute with a builder it crashed through a wall into a neighbour’s garden.

Debris from extensive building work at a property owned by Su and Tim Green in Hall Lane, Chingford, accumulated next to a border wall over the space of a year.

For the story click here

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