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Burglar caught on CCTV during 7k raid

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7:20am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Man stole cash and equipment worth £7,000.

Weather warning over high winds

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Weather warnings issued over strong gales

8:06am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Travel disruption expected as tail of Hurricane Gonzalo arrives in south-east.

Firefighters tackle blaze at warehouses

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:45am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A total off 55 firefighters worked through the night on industrial estate.

Prolific shoplifter avoids jail

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Falmouth's Wilkinson store offers a 'helping hand' to community groups

3:46pm Monday 20th October 2014

A prolific shoplifter, who targeted the same high street shops, has avoided jail. 

Restaurant owner accused of animal cruelty

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:45pm Monday 20th October 2014

An arrest warrant has been issued for a restaurant owner accused of causing unnecessary suffering to his dogs. 

Scouts stage play for Japan trip

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:15am Monday 20th October 2014

A group of teenagers selected to attend a global scouting jamboree next year have organised a play to raise funds for the trip.

CCTV released of beer thieves

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:00am Monday 20th October 2014

Police in Waltham Forest have released two CCTV images of alcohol thieves. 

Woman fined for driving offences

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

Driver stopped at petrol station.

Boudica or Boadicea? The infamous queen from Horrible Histories reveals all

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

5:30pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Freetime catches up with Queen Boudica ahead of her appearance in Horrible Histories – Barmy Britain, at Chelmsford City Theatre.

Editor's View: Membership of political parties at historic low

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Smaller parties growing in popularity, but traditional ones declining.

Animation festival celebrates black superheroes

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

5:30pm Friday 17th October 2014

Magical Nigerian warriors, Anansi the West African folk hero, and Storm from the X-Men – all of these and more are celebrated in Black Superheroes, an animation festival taking place at Leytonstone Library.

Million pound pub 'to become flats'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:27pm Friday 17th October 2014

A pub sold to a developer is to be turned into flats, according to reports.   

High proportion of spitting fines unpaid

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Council staff at the launch of the Don’t Mess with Waltham Forest campaign

11:00am Friday 17th October 2014

Ban has been in place since February 2013.

Band to return to venue after 50 years

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Still rocking...The Beaucrees (with some new members) circa 2012.

10:09am Friday 17th October 2014

The Beaucrees to return to Chiingford.

CCTV released of meat thieves

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:12am Friday 17th October 2014

Police in Waltham Forest have released two CCTV images of shoplifters. 

Indian-born Ukip candidate predicts defeat for Iain Duncan Smith

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:32pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Freddy Vachha is bullish of a major upset in the Tory stronghold of Chingford & Woodford Green.

Concern over approved 'tin shed' design

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

Storage business plan given go-ahead despite concerns.

Campaign prompts move to give community say over pubs

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:09pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Council leader Cllr Chris Robbins vows to move to allow people have say over future of pub buildings.

My First Term - out today

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: My First Term is free with this week's Guardian

8:30am Thursday 16th October 2014

Part one of our special schools supplement

CCTV released of BP petrol thief

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:30am Thursday 16th October 2014

A CCTV image has been released by police of a fuel thief. 

Vote for the Stow Festival

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

5:02pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Organisers of the popular Stow Festival are celebrating after the community event was nominated in two categories at this year’s UK Festival Awards.

Trial of heroin accused to last six weeks

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:55am Thursday 16th October 2014

The trial date has been set for a Chingford man accused of trafficking a Class a drug around London and the south-east of England.

CCTV: Moment shop worker confronts wine thief

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:38pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

CCTV footage has emerged of the moment a shop worker confronted one of three thieves at a Post Office branch.

Is this the smallest ever recorded tomato?

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:37am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Vegetation - that's what you need.

Wine thieves caught on CCTV

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:04am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Shop worker confronted thief.

Top 5 events taking place this week

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Your guide to some of the best things to do in the area this weekend.

5:30pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Stuck for something to do over the next seven days? Here's our pick of the top five events taking place in the borough.

Drivers warned to expect delays following M25 J27 fire

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:37pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Delays of more than an hour following earlier blaze

Actor Adam Pearson on disfigurement, working with Jonathan Glazer and nude scenes with Scarlett Johansson

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:10pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Filmmaker Jonathan Glazer has produced some of the most culturally significant images of our time: from his advertising work with Guinness and Sony BRAVIA to his movies Sexy Beast and Birth. So when fan Adam Pearson was offered the chance to meet the director, to a secure a part in his latest movie Under the Skin, he leapt at the chance. Unfortunately their initial meeting didn’t entirely go to plan.

Charity grants wish for ill dancer to meet Pussycat Doll idol

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:09pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A wish has been granted for a seriously ill child with a spinal condition. 

Shop makeover for Chingford Clintons

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:11pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A high-street card shop in Chingford has undergone a redesign as part of a national rebranding campaign. 

Attack dog to stay with young family

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Court rules Mastiff which randomly launched itself at the neck of a walker can stay living with five young children

My First Term 2014

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: My First Term is free with this week's Guardian

9:50am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Special supplements out on October 16 and 23

Pub reaches four-year £30k fundraising target

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:20pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A pub has succeeded in reaching a four-year fundraising target of £30,000.  

Funding slashed for Team GB swimmer dreaming of Rio

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:47am Tuesday 14th October 2014

An elite swimmer has spoken of his disappointment after his dream of winning Olympic gold was shattered when his funding was pulled.   

Man denies sexual assault

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Arson accused trial adjourned

9:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A 53-year-old man has denied sexually assaulting a woman at his Chingford home. 

Bestselling author of 'Captain Underpants' inspires pupils

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:38am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Pupils at a Highams Park school have spent the morning with the creator of the much-loved Captain Underpants. 

CCTV released after £525 Sainsbury's theft

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:56am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Couple left the store after debit card was declined.

Appeal for help to find missing teenage girl

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:21am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Leah Morgan, 16, from Walthamstow was last seen on Sunday

Man admits biting police officer

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Idris was beaten up and dumped outside Whipps Cross hospital in 2012

12:00pm Monday 13th October 2014

Timothy Perry was found collapsed in a hospital car park.

Man accused of pub drug deal committed to crown court

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:10pm Monday 13th October 2014

The case of a man accused of dealing cannabis has been sent for trial at Snaresbrook Crown Court.

Man wanted for £65 wine theft

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:00am Monday 13th October 2014

A CCTV image has been released of a shoplifter in Waltham Forest. 

Residents 'take a leap of faith' to help revive local economy

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:20am Monday 13th October 2014

Residents have moved to "revive" Highams Park by taking on empty business units and responding to community needs.

Just who has the X Factor?

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:50pm Saturday 11th October 2014

After three days of auditions the difficult decisions have been made and the X Factor finalists have been selected.

Man sought over Barclays distraction theft

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:00am Friday 10th October 2014

Police are appealing to the public for help in identifying a distraction thief who struck at a busy cash machine.

1950s church members to reunite

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:57am Friday 10th October 2014

Former church members from Chingford are to reunite for the first time in over a decade. 

Pupils in bake-off for charity

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:40am Friday 10th October 2014

Event organised as part of annual harvest festival.

Made in Dagenham actress Sophie Isaacs on women's rights and working with Gemma Arterton

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:00am Friday 10th October 2014

All they wanted was to be treated fairly. To have the same rights and wages as their male counterparts. ​The story of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant, where female sewing machinists walked out in protest against sexual discrimination has already been dramatised into a film Made in Dagenham. Now this inspirational tale of women who paved the way for the introduction of The Equal Pay Act by Government has been transformed into a musical of the same name.

Our top picks for the BFI London Film Festival

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

5:50pm Thursday 9th October 2014

The annual BFI Film Festival kicked off on Wednesday and as always, there’s an impressive cross-section of movies. Here are our top picks:

Walthamstow's Aisling Fahey is the Young Poet Laureate for London

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:37pm Thursday 9th October 2014

Walthamstow resident Aisling Fahey is celebrating after being appointed the Young Poet Laureate for London on National Poetry Day.

CCTV released of readymeal thief

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:07am Thursday 9th October 2014

A CCTV image of a food thief has been released by Waltham Forest police.






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