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Contactless card payments start on transport network

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Normal service resumes on Central line

7:44am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Method accepted on Tube, Overground and DLR network.

Children's treatment delayed due to shortage of nurses

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Whipps Cross Hospital.

8:12am Monday 15th September 2014

Four-hour target for emergency treatment missed in 256 cases.

Bookmakers robbers 'used fake firearms'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:30am Monday 15th September 2014

No actual weapons seen during raid on Ladbrokes in Chingford.

Invictus games closes with 'heartfelt' Queen's message

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:49pm Monday 15th September 2014

The Invictus Games for injured servicemen and women were brought to a close yesterday with a concert at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

West Ham ‘will decide’ on Spurs stadium proposal

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Three charged over Olympic Stadium bid 'spying'

2:18pm Friday 12th September 2014

West Ham hierachy confident it holds the balance of power over any future use by Spurs of the Olympic Stadium.

Drunk police baton attack man jailed

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:10am Friday 12th September 2014

Tex Baker beat officer with his own baton while being arrested.

Contactless payment on public transport set to start

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The new tube train waiting to depart from Wimbledon station this morning.

7:24am Friday 12th September 2014

People can use their debit cards and other contactless payment in London from next week.

Inflation-busting pay rise for town hall boss defended

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:37pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Council leader Chris Robbins insists Martin Esom has earned a pay-rise for overseeing cuts.

Inflation-busting pay rise for town hall boss

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:30am Thursday 11th September 2014

Committee rewards Martin Esom with 15k pay rise for overseeing cuts and agrees 140k pay off to former senior officer.

Betting shop targeted by armed robbers

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:14am Thursday 11th September 2014

Forensics teams worked late into the night at Ladbrokes.

Talks welcomed over Spurs move to Olympic Stadium

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Three charged over Olympic Stadium bid 'spying'

3:48pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Stadium manager says it would welcome approach over temporary arrangement.

Teenagers 'stabbed after car chase'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:32pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Knife attack being investigated by gang crime investigators.

Teenager sought after woman stabbed in the face

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:06am Wednesday 10th September 2014

 A CCTV image has been released of man suspected of attacking a bus passenger.

Woman suffers multiple injuries after ceiling collapse

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:40pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A woman has been hospitalised with multiple injuries after being hit by a falling ceiling. 

Driver arrested after lorry crash death

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:38pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

Council confirm men were working in Waltham Forest.

Passenger of overturned bin lorry dies

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:12am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A man travelling in a lorry that overturned on the A406 earlier this morning, has died. 

Club member claims travellers 'devastation'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:26am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Rugby club member vents frustration over use of children's training pitches.

North Circular gridlocked due to overturned lorry

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:14am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Roads in Chingford are expected to be heavily congested this morning following an overturned lorry on the A406. 

Recent planning applications for Waltham Forest

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: WALTHAM FOREST: Critics slam 'scandal' of council office renting

12:10pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

Here is the latest list of planning applications submitted to Waltham Forest Council for the week beginning August 25 and ending August 31. 

CCTV image released of pickpocket

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:15am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A CCTV image of an unidentified thief has been released by police in Waltham Forest.

Council defends parking policy amid permit "mayhem"

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:52pm Monday 8th September 2014

Frustrated residents are calling on Waltham Forest Council to solve parking “mayhem” at a new development, amid claims more permits have been issued than there are available spaces.

Academy honoured for literacy teaching

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:40pm Monday 8th September 2014

'Outstanding' school first in borough to be recognised by award.

Horticultural society hosts third annual show

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:10pm Monday 8th September 2014

An agriculture group has held the its third show of the year. 

Nurse to stand against IDS

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:00am Monday 8th September 2014

An NHS nurse has vowed to 'fiercely challenge' Iain Duncan-Smith's safe Tory seat at next year's general election. 

Pair sought over toothbrushs theft

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:00am Monday 8th September 2014

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

Tall Ships Festival underway

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Sponsors sought for Falmouth Tall Ships event

2:58pm Saturday 6th September 2014

More than 50 vessels have gathered on the Thames for the Tall Ships Festival.

Barber with a social conscience opens shop in Tudor-style hut

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

A barber who returned to his roots by offering free haircuts on a deprived estate has opened his first shop inside a former railway office.

VIDEO: Travellers move onto rugby field

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:00pm Friday 5th September 2014

Action is being taken to remove a group of travellers who have gained access to council-owned land overnight.

Residents escape Walthamstow house blaze

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:32am Friday 5th September 2014

A team of twenty-one firefighters were called to a house fire in Walthamstow this morning. 

Mother in Kilimanjaro charity trek

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:50am Friday 5th September 2014

A mother is to celebrate her birthday by climbing Africa's tallest mountain with her three best friends.

CCTV image released after attempted theft

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:00am Friday 5th September 2014

A CCTV image has been released by police trying to trace a woman who attempted to shoplift.

Woman wanted over bus assault

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:50am Thursday 4th September 2014

A bus passenger is being sought by police after a woman was assaulted during an argument. 

Commercial Feature: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

4:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Boy crowned one of country's best young drivers

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Bret started under-age lessons because of his obsession with cars

2:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A boy from Walthamstow has beaten off hundreds of competitors to make it to the final of a driving competition. 

Vintage scooter set for Antiques Roadshow stolen

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Public appeal after rare vintage Lambretta snatched from outside home.

Chemist worker jailed for robbing employer

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:23pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Dewan Uddin conspired with two others to carry out the heist in Chingford.

CCTV image released of smartphone thief

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:40pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Police in Waltham Forest have released CCTV of a phone thief. 

High levels of child exploitation reports in Waltham Forest

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:20pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Police and council claim figures prove their approach is working.

VIDEO: CCTV released of shoplifter

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A shoplifter has been caught on camera stealing from a phone shop in Leyton. 

Parking 'mayhem' at Tesco housing development

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Residents paying for parking permits claim they are forced to park in unsafe area half-a-mile away due to a lack of spaces.

Free Education Yearbook in Thursday's Guardian

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:38am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Free guide to education and training across East London and West Essex.

Charity upgrades to bigger venue

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:26am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Since opening six years ago Parkinson's UK Buckhurst Hill branch has grown from six to over 160 volunteers

Bus replacement for late evening commuters

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Passengers waiting for a train at Highams Park.

8:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A bus replacement service will take affect from this evening due to maintenance works. 

Punter sought over bookmaker damage

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:35am Monday 1st September 2014

An image has been released of a man wanted in connection with criminal damage at a bookmaker.

Barriers broken down during paralympic celebration

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:40pm Monday 1st September 2014

Barriers broken down during Olympic Park paralympic celebration.

Senior regeneration officer leaves council

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:20pm Monday 1st September 2014

Changes to town hall management following departure.

Group to host family picnic

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Highams Park lake

10:34am Monday 1st September 2014

A community group is hosting a family picnic this weekend.

Olympic Park to celebrate disability sport

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The crowd waves as Monday’s parade makes its way through London’s streets to celebrate Britain’s Olympic and Paralympic achievements

8:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

The best of Paralympic sport and a meet and greet with the stars of team GB is taking place today at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

CCTV released of cash-point distraction thief

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:50am Thursday 28th August 2014

Man in Keffiyeh withdraws money moments after card was stolen.

Man bailed in Pakistani politician murder probe

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:56am Thursday 28th August 2014

A 30-year-old man arrested yesterday in connection with the high-profile murder of an exiled Pakistani politician has been bailed. 






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