Stories of the week: Waltham Forest Tolga Ulasan rescued the boy from the fountain at Waltham Forest town hall email print First published in News 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. Waltham Forest council is being prosecuted for allegedly failing to protect staff from deadly asbestos. Neighbours bravely fought in vain to save a woman from a house fire. A 22-year-old man was left in a serious condition in hospital after being shot in the stomach in Leytonstone. A husband chased a young worshipper with a meat cleaver in a self-confessed "moment of madness".