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Barber Max Jaffe holding a painting of his shop (commissioned by the Highams Park Society) and Sandeep Christian holding a photograph of the shop taken in 1910 (credit: John Avis)

Community bid farewell to 'charming' barber of four decades

(Left to right) Worker Sadullah Zafer, owner Ahmet Tofan and manager Metin Sezek at Wood Oven Kitchen, in George Lane, South Woodford.

Restaurant owner set to open second eatery in same road

Lee Boocock-Stephenson, Terri Downing and Mitchell McCabe in the new bar in Station Road

New bar owners rebrand venue after history of disorder

Sarah Hurley at her home office in Loughton

From £40 to four businesses for entrepreneur

Sian Simon and Ben Patten owner of FarmDrop at a meeting of members at The Chequers pub

Online local produce collective a year into battle with the supermarkets

Ranjeet Khare with some of her stock.

Mother sets up Asian maternity brand

One of Neil Rogers' popular red velvet cupcakes

Police officer turns hand to baking

Mitch Herber launched Catalyst Image Solutions in 2012

'People underestimate images', claims graphic designer

The shop reopened yesterday following a seven month closure in the previous location.

Family fishing tackle shop reopens following seven-month closure

Former owner Mohammed Islam apologised for filthy conditions

Takeaway owner fined £3k for cockroach infestation

Ashley Anderson is the owner of Fanny Annies in Buckhurst Hill

Step back in time at vintage tea room

Retired fishmonger Cyril Moody (right) with Nathan Collins

Mobile fishmonger 'overwhelmed' by kindness of community retires after 34 years

Sarah Moore with some of her Woodford & Warner products.

Mother brings Caribbean flower products to east London

A recent performance by the Our Voices children's choir

Choir hopes to encourage new creativity

Alex Wilkinson is the owner and manager of Queens Interiors

Shop owner hopes for High Street revolution

Liam Bergin as Danny Mitchell in Albert Square

EastEnders star launches 'ethical' clothing pop-up

Bakers Arms was one of nine high streets to benefit from £9m investment last year

Waltham Forest high streets among 'unhealthiest' in London

Eddie Tolley is the owner of the new shop

New florist aims to fill niche

Lucy Bull and Gail Lockwood with one of the stalls which will feature at Stones Throw Market

Mums set up vintage market for 'young arty types'

Russell Frost at Hooksmith Press in Church Lane, Leytonstone.

Artisan printer spreading the word from 'smallest shop in Leytonstone'

Tia Folivi is hopes to break into the online dating industry by targeting an under-represented demographic

Woman on 'mission' with niche dating site

Almas Adam with registered manager Sarah Cox

Man opens care services in three districts

James Palmer and Alison Pepler of Dipsticks Tyres and Exhausts, at the site earmarked for a parking ban.

Parking ban would 'force businesses to close'

Tom Abernethy in the refurbished function room at Plough and Harrow pub in Leytonstone.

Pub function room refurb to 'provide platform for local talent'

Bobby Gray tries out one of the Groom Academy’s housekeeping tutorials with his new wife Gemma

Hotel teaches men how to be 'perfect husbands'

Owners Andrew Zacharia and Scott Randall outside The Traveller's Friend

Publicans in £500,000 restoration project

Jodie Prince and Elizabeth Bush, founders of Art Rookie

Business offers artists exposure opportunity

Rob Chapman celebrating outside The Woodbine

Pub wins real ale award

Jason Verdi and Charisse Kent at the pub.

Revamped Heathcote Arms 'will be hub for community'

Mark Wittey outside the former Chingford fire station

Car dealer to transform historic building into showroom

Shopkeeepers Shailesh Patel, Sarkaut Haval, Gita Bacheta and Roshni Patel with petition against an application to open an off-licence at the Glassworks (EL82366)

Booze licence for fourth shop 'ridiculous'

Matthew and Tania Blundy run the Book Shop in Loughton

Bookshop thrives despite closures

Nick Boles MP, Minister of State for Skills and Equalities, Harry Cunningham and James Wates, Chair of the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB)

Minister gets lesson in plumbing from young apprentice

Residents, community group members and councillors celebrate investment to renovate shop fronts

Area set for £100k shop front investment

Shopkeeepers Shailesh Patel, Sarkaut Haval, Gita Bacheta and Roshni Patel with petition against an application to open an off-licence at the Glassworks (EL82366)

Fourth off-licence 'would cause tension' among competitors

Eleanor Laing has urged small shops in Epping Forest to enter a competition to find the best small shop in the UK

Search for best small shop in UK

Ashley preparing in the kitchen for last month's Lebanese pop-up night

Thai pop-up restaurant success

Shop banned from selling super-strength alcohol

Shop banned from selling super-strength alcohol

Founders Lesa Bennett and Jemma Fennings of Olivia Burton

Graduates go global with vintage watch collection

Owners Colin and Dylan Hunt with head chef Ali Caeus

Turkish restaurant scoops fine dining award

The battery stall in Epping market

Market trader leaves Waltham Abbey after 21 years

Vera Lubin stands outside Shelina Jewellers in Old Church Road

Jeweller steps down from family business after 45 years

Daughter Naomi with her mother Pat Green outside Bliss

Family pop-up shop stay extended

Lorraine Bostoff with her award winning creations

Mother given 10k for garage nappy cakes business

Jason Palmer with his Qbees

Inventor's Tube eureka moment inspires headphone product

Family and friends christen the new boat on Sunday.

Rowing club names new £14,000 boat after former member

Daughter Naomi with her mother Pat Green outside Bliss

Mother and daughter take on empty shop

Katie Rowley-Jones as Nessarose in the hit West End musical

Wicked actress to open theatre academy

Declan Perkins, of Luppolo, opening on Thursday evening in High Street, Wanstead.

Pizza bar to open after major refurbishment

Build's studio manager Sophie James with business director Nicky Place

Design firm wins business competition

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