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Creative grooming a booming business for Classy Canines

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Miryam with Mia outside her grooming shop in Chingford's Village Arcade

1:30pm Saturday 12th April 2014

A business dedicated to cleaning and improving the physical appearance of dogs has said the ‘creative’ side of her grooming parlour is expanding.

First official Huaiyang restaurant in UK to open

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The restaurant plaque was unveiled after being authenticated by Jiangsu authorities

2:14pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

Restaurant the only to be approved by Chinese state.

Previously failing pub wins award

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Landlord Shane Kilcrann outside the Old Hall Tavern with staff Tricia Kennedy,Caroline Oakes and chef Rafal Stachyra

2:20pm Friday 4th April 2014

Old Hall Tavern in Hall Lane, Chingford, had a reputation for anti-social behaviour.

Alopecia sufferer sets up wig business

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Adele Rees believes she can provide a better service for alopecia sufferers as she suffers from the condition herself

2:00pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

Adele Rees has been completely bald for 10 years.

Antiques trader aiming to revive 30-year-old market

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Dan Aldridge in Chingford antiques and vintage fair.

10:52am Tuesday 1st April 2014

Bus driver hoping contacts can revive once thriving market

Shopowner overcomes tragedy to relaunch business

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Abbey Bait shop in Waltham Abbey is about to re-open. Chris Allen,Michael Cork, Chris Andrew and Sarah Springham

11:09am Thursday 27th March 2014

Chris Allen finds new love and renewed energy for shop.

Burger van man turned publican wins award

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Rob Chapman

7:00am Tuesday 25th March 2014

Former Chinese DJ turned burger-flipper finds success behind the bar.

Tennis coach aiming to serve up future success

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: David Watson at Epping Tennis Club

10:40am Friday 21st March 2014

Dave Watson now coaches around 200 people every week

'Chocomosa' creator tastes sweet success

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Ajay Kainth with his product inside the Chingford Mount branch

9:10am Thursday 20th March 2014

Variation on Indian classic picked up by supermarket chain.

Hairdresser hope to make national competition final cut

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Hayley Quinlin

5:18pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

Hayley Quinlin will have 30 minutes to impress judges with an original hairstyle

Young golfing talent 'being missed'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Shane Sheehy at Fairways Driving Range.

11:00am Tuesday 11th March 2014

Instructor says sport should not be just for privileged.

Martial arts academy aims to prevent childhood bullying

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Eddie Kone teaching an adult class

3:00pm Friday 21st February 2014

New courses aim to teach self-confidence and conflict resolution.

Mother to teach babies and toddlers languages

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Mother-of-four Jenny Escobar has launched Lingotots language classes.

10:00am Tuesday 18th February 2014

Inspired by teaching her own children from a young age.

Crime-solving couple offer detective chance

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Super sleuths

2:36pm Tuesday 4th February 2014

Funky Fingerprints creates murder scenes for your enjoyment.

Nursery is first to open for in area for more than 20 years

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Manager Jessica Chierichetti in the pre-school

11:30am Friday 24th January 2014

First day nursery to open in Highams Park for 20 years

Pair help businesses with community exhibitions

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Organisers Sue Calvert and Jo Rata

7:02pm Tuesday 14th January 2014

Sue Calvert and Jo Rata aim to bring communities together with their events

Call for volunteers to help clear forest

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Forest of Dean: lose yourself in natural beauty of the forest

6:39pm Thursday 9th January 2014

Chance to help clear forest paths.

150-year-old mannequin firm could be forced out of area

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: A selection of hand-crafted mannequins on display

2:02pm Monday 6th January 2014

Factory sold for housing development.

Man with van boosts fitness

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: David Hogg

2:19pm Monday 6th January 2014

David Hogg trains people in the back of his Ford Transit

Knitters giving business a festive boost

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Trevor Krueger in Little Sew 'n' Sews

3:50pm Tuesday 17th December 2013

More young people taking up knitting, says shop owner

Butcher's best Christmas yet

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Paul Parker with Keiran Graveling, John Cousins and James Harold

4:15pm Tuesday 17th December 2013

Christmas business booming at Church's

3D scanner helps prevent blindness

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Polly and Tim Dulley

2:41pm Wednesday 13th November 2013

Tim and Polly Dulley have brand new technology in the 75-year-old business

Weird and wonderful world of the Viking Store

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Max Bracey and Anita Delcheva at The Viking Store

5:00pm Thursday 31st October 2013

A bleeding head on a stick anyone?

Businesses call for longer free parking

4:07pm Friday 25th October 2013

Current restrictions near businesses are damaging trade, it is claimed

Ex-accountant helping singers reach for the stars

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Catherine Sheehy

12:30pm Friday 25th October 2013

Catherine Sheehy left a career in the City to follow her passion for performance.

New club for businesswomen

2:28pm Friday 27th September 2013

A new club for businesswomen in Wanstead and Woodford is being launched next month.

Pop-up shop support creatives

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Little Mashers best-seller is a t-shirt children can write on with chalk

2:15pm Tuesday 24th September 2013

Clothing company offering creative businesses a chance to test the market.

Business news: New beauty salon opens in Woodford Green

10:23am Monday 9th September 2013

A businesswoman had spoken of her excitement at opening a new beauty salon in Woodford Green.

South Woodford online business going strong nearly 15 years on

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: South Woodford online business going strong nearly 15 years on

4:20pm Tuesday 3rd September 2013

An online guide to the River Thames which was set-up by a South Woodford publisher in the infancy of the internet has marked its continuing success with its own awards ceremony.

Family-run independent hotel celebrates 50th anniversary

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Family-run independent hotel celebrates 50th anniversary

9:00am Tuesday 13th August 2013

Packfords Hotel used by Winston Churchill's campaign team.

The perfume shop backed by two centuries of expertise

3:52pm Monday 22nd July 2013

The owner of a perfume shop leant on his family's two centuries of experience in the trade when he held a 'make your own fragrance' day.

Leyton High street losing 'last proper community shop'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Janet Ferguson says it's time to move on after 24 years.

9:00am Sunday 21st July 2013

Knitting enthusiasts will lose east London’s last proper independent yarn shop when it closes in August, it is claimed.

Landmark Indian restaurant reopens under new management

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Landmark Indian restaurant reopens under new management

12:55pm Friday 14th June 2013

A landmark building reopens as an Indian restaurant tomorrow under new management.

Mother's front room business booms

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Jennie Caminada

3:30pm Thursday 13th June 2013

A surge in interest in sewing has helped a mother’s crafts business boom.

Fears over impact of proposed new Morrisons supermarket

11:24am Monday 10th June 2013

Traders have expressed concern that the proposed opening of a new supermarket could harm independent businesses in a shopping district.

Independent clothes shop to downsize amid fears over High Street's future

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: L-R, Sue Tiano, Judith Zimelstern and Bernice Selby inside the fashion shop.

10:50am Friday 31st May 2013

A clothes shop which has been a fixture of the High Street for more than three decades is to downsize amid claims that the recession and lack of parking is killing off businesses.

Independent children's shop celebrates three year anniversary

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Suzanne Bennett, owner of Sid and Evie's, in George Lane, South Woodford

4:15pm Tuesday 28th May 2013

The owner of an independent shop selling clothes and toys for young children has thanked her loyal customers on its third anniversary.

Business-mum praises crowdsourcing and technology to help launch design project

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Petra Green with some of her textile designs.

12:00pm Monday 27th May 2013

A Walthamstow mum and businesswoman is embracing technology and crowdsourcing in her move to fund a textile design project.

Pilot scheme wants to turn computer game players into computer game makers

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Esther Freeman, Hackjam.it project manager.

10:10am Wednesday 22nd May 2013

Teenagers can join a project launching next week to address marginalisation issues around those who don’t have proper access to ICT education, equipment and opportunities.

Business exhibition at Brisbane Road

4:44pm Thursday 9th May 2013

Business owners and entrepreneurs can attend The North East London Business Expo 2013, taking place on Tuesday at Leyton Orient FC.

Mum's baby business booms

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Lorraine Bostoff set up Coochy Coo Nappy Cakes after popular demand

3:40pm Thursday 25th April 2013

A mother-of-two is in the running for a national award after a quirky gift turned into a booming business.

Tour company to cash in on district's attractions

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Chigwell tours team.

9:17am Tuesday 26th March 2013

The town of Chigwell may not yet be up there with Paris or the Mediterranean as a tourist destination, but one tour company is convinced they can cash in on its attractions.

'Economy to blame' for poor performance of construction training centre

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Cathall Road National Skills Academy in Leytonstone

12:30pm Tuesday 5th March 2013

The poor performance of a construction training centre hailed as an Olympic legacy for Waltham Forest has been blamed on the economic downturn by the council.

Flooring company wins industry awards

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Andy Ryan with his awards

5:40pm Monday 4th March 2013

A business has floored the opposition to win two industry awards.

Business owner applies to convert shop into flat

8:41am Wednesday 27th February 2013

A business owner has applied to turn her health food shop into a flat.

Market traders launch town crier search

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: E11 Market traders Emma Jane Slack, Karen Hattersly, Ros Bedlow, Mark Dawes and Veolante Garnett

4:28pm Monday 25th February 2013

A town crier worthy of the 21st century is being sought to help boost an independent market and help foster community spirit.

Business group announces new networking slot

5:40pm Tuesday 19th February 2013

A group is planning to start evening networking meeting to help busy traders meet each other.

Back-to-basics golf course marks 50 years

1:54pm Wednesday 13th February 2013

A golf course where staff are trying to reach out to youngsters and make the sport more accessible is marking 50 years.

Company wins award

10:44am Wednesday 13th February 2013

A building equipment supplier has won an award.

Historic Walthamstow pub to reopen in March

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Chequers in Walthamstow High Street prior to its refurbishment (file photo).

12:38pm Tuesday 12th February 2013

An historic Walthamstow pub will reopen next month after a refurbishment, its new management has confirmed.






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