Stories of the week: Waltham Forest

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Tolga Ulasan rescued the boy from the fountain at Waltham Forest town hall Tolga Ulasan rescued the boy from the fountain at Waltham Forest town hall

A selection of the top stories in Waltham Forest this week. Click on the text to read more.

A hero council worker saved boy from drowning in a fountain at the town hall.

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Tolga Ulasan rescued the boy from the fountain at Waltham Forest town hall

 

Waltham Forest council is being prosecuted for allegedly failing to protect staff from deadly asbestos.

 

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Asbestos was discovered in a room in the basement of the town hall, which staff has access to between 1984 and 2012

 

Neighbours bravely fought in vain to save a woman from a house fire.

 

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A 22-year-old man was left in a serious condition in hospital after being shot in the stomach in Leytonstone.

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A husband chased a young worshipper with a meat cleaver in a self-confessed "moment of madness".

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The trial continues at Snaresbrook Crown Court, pictured.

 

 

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