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Speaking Out: Borough Commander Mark Collins on gangs in Waltham Forest

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

Borough Commander Mark Collins of Waltham Forest police is speaking out on on gangs in the borough. 

Funeral procession takes biker's favourite route

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

A large funeral procession for a motorcyclist killed in a car accident has made its way through the streets of Waltham Forest and Redbridge. 

Candlelit vigil for Great War heroes

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Picture from stock

11:20am Friday 1st August 2014

A service to commemorate the start of the First World War is being held in Chingford on Monday. 

Blind worker to stay until new home found

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:43am Friday 1st August 2014

Stephen Steppens was issued an eviction notice by charity.

Three arrested over Halloween shooting of Chingford shopkeeper

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Police appeal following overnight theft from South Oxhey newsagents

9:15am Friday 1st August 2014

Detectives investigating an attempted murder and robbery at a shop on Halloween last year have made three arrests. 

CCTV of man suspected of doorbell harassment

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:42am Friday 1st August 2014

A CCTV image of a man accused of harassment after repeatedly ringing his victim's doorbell has been released by police in Waltham Forest. 

Loved ones pay tribute to 'larger than life' biker killed in car accident

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Jeffrey Locke's funeral takes place tomorrow.

CCTV released of suspected fuel thief

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:40am Thursday 31st July 2014

Police have released a CCTV image of a suspect fuel thief. 

Population of London 'to hit 11m by 2050'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:19am Thursday 31st July 2014

Reasearch into projected infrastructure demand estimates a population rise of 37 per cent

American soul legends to headline Chingford festival

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

5:20pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Some of the biggest names in soul music and during the height of the 80s disco era will be headlining a two-day festival in August. 

Blind man facing eviction by disabled charity

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:42am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Crunch meeting today after eviction order.

Community stalwart dies aged 97

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:32am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Vi Gosling MBE dedicated her life to the community.

Watch CCTV footage of Walthamstow street attack

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:56am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Woman suffers broken arm during daylight attack.

Roadworks begin on A406

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Women hospitalised following collision

2:20pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Roadworks lasting twelve weeks have started on a busy stretch of the A406 North Circular.

Applications open for the Gannett Foundation grants

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:20pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Grants between £5,000 and £10,000 will be given to projects based in the areas covered by the East London and West Essex Guardian Series.

Council asbestos court hearing delayed

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Waltham Forest Town Hall in Walthamstow.

8:51am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A court hearing in the prosecution of Waltham Forest council following an investigation into the handling of asbestos at the Town Hall has been adjourned.

Latest planning applications for Waltham Forest

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Mirror Productions presents 'Open Mic Night'

8:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Here are the latest planning applications submitted to Waltham Forest Council and published online.

CCTV released of suspected BMX thieves

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:25am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Pair wanted over theft of BMX bike outside swimming pool.

Celebrities pick up bargains at vintage fair

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:45pm Monday 28th July 2014

Lyndan Antiques and Vintage Fair in Chingford to feature in BBC show.

Thousands turn-out for borough's biggest garden party

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:10am Monday 28th July 2014

A Walthamstow park played host to the borough's biggest garden party over the weekend. 

CCTV released of suspected purse thief

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:50am Monday 28th July 2014

Police in Waltham Forest have released CCTV images of a suspected burglar.  

Signs of ancient life found in stadium's former car park

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:30pm Sunday 27th July 2014

The remains of relatively unknown medieval manor house dating back to the 14th century are being excavated beneath Walthamstow Stadium's former car park prior to development of the site. 

Pictures of the week

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:30am Sunday 27th July 2014

Guardian chief photographer Ken Mears picks his favourite shots of the week

Speaking Out: Glenn Wallis on overground train services

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

Glenn Wallis is a long-serving rail campaigner and is speaking out about public transport in Waltham Forest. 

Primary school praised for improvements

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Selwyn Primary School in Highams Park.

12:26pm Friday 25th July 2014

A larger-than-average primary school previously told it requires improvement has been rated as 'good' following a recent inspection. 

Pub brawl accused denies attack on police officer

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Police were called following reports of a group of men fighting outside the King's Ford Pub.

10:40am Friday 25th July 2014

Two men accused of causing a mass brawl outside a pub have appeared at Snaresbrook Crown Court.

Correction: Hitchcock's Blackmail to be shown at Walthamstow Assembly Hall

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:41am Friday 25th July 2014

Correction: Blackmail is showing at Walthamstow Assembly Hall, Forest Road, Walthamstow and not Orford House Social Club, which was incorrectly printed in our newspaper.

Burglary suspect sought over nappies theft

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:35am Friday 25th July 2014

A CCTV image has been released by police in Waltham Forest of a suspected burglar.  

Former Playboy model turned anarchist to challenge IDS as MP

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:20pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Marina Pepper says she hopes to stand on behalf of disabled people.

Songs of Praise finalists announce summer gospel concert

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:02pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A successful choir group will be hosting its 15th annual Summer Gospel concert later this month. 

Fire Brigade spent £240k rescuing trapped children

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Cleveland Fire Brigade officers rescue a trapped starling caught up in string

11:20am Thursday 24th July 2014

Firefighters in the capital have spent almost a quarter of a million over the last five years rescuing trapped children.   

Rail bosses apologise for poor service

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Commuters crammed on to the platform at Chingford station this morning

9:06am Thursday 24th July 2014

Hot weather blamed for more widespread problems

Hospital trusts referred to government over debt

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: King George Hospital

8:01am Thursday 24th July 2014

Barking, Havering and Redbridge NHS Trust faces closer Whitehall scrutiny after improvement plan deemed inadequate.

CCTV released of suspected fuel thief

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:20am Thursday 24th July 2014

A CCTV image has been released by police in Waltham Forest of a suspected fuel thief. 

No service on overground line for rest of today

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

5:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

The overground line serving commuters from Chingford to Liverpool Street are being urged to seek an alternative route as the service is suspended for the rest of the day. 

Officer dismissed for gross misconduct over porn site

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: PC Adam Holbrook says indecent images of children downloaded without his knowledge.

4:10pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

PC Adam Holbrook had a conviction for downloading indecent images of children overturned on appeal.

Celebrity Antiques Road Trip to visit Chingford fair

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:20pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A vintage fair set up by a married couple as a hobby is to feature on a new series of Celebrity Antiques Road Trip.

Bullying victim selected for beauty pageant

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:50pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Nadina Knight was harassed about her weight at university.

Overground line suspended

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:26pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Travellers are being advised to seek alternative routes following problems with overhead wires.

Bar's late licence decision delayed until August

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

The owners of a bar in Chingford will now have to wait until August to find out if their operating hours are to be restricted. 

Trio sought after teenager robbed

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:01am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Man attacked and robbed of smartphone.

Seventh arrest in shopkeeper killing case

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Shammi Atwel was pushed under a lorry after trying to protect his wife and business

8:03am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Shammi Atwal was killed after trying to defend his business from robbers.

Remains of medieval manor house excavated in former stadium car park

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:14pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

The remains of a 14th century medieval manor house are being excavated beneath Walthamstow Stadium's former car park prior to development of the site. 

M25 crash causing widespread delays

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:28am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A crash on the M25 involving two lorries is causing widespread delays on rush hour roads.

Rapists, drug smugglers, and arsonists cautioned by police

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Criminals involved in cases of rape, wounding with intent, and drug smuggling were cautioned by police in London last year, new figures show.

Decision due on bar's late licence following police complaint

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Live night tomorrow at 8pm

7:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A licensing meeting will take place this evening to decide whether a bar can retain its late-licence. 

Missing teenager believed to be in Waltham Forest

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:25am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Police are searching for a 14-year-old girl who has been missing for three days.

CCTV released after pub burglary

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

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

Veteran tennis coach remembered on anniversary of death

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:50pm Monday 21st July 2014

A special ceremony has paid tribute to a sports coach whose passion in life was to make an elite sport accessible to all. 

TfL claim land ownership of 'shanty town'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:44pm Monday 21st July 2014

A site neglected for years and described by residents as a 'shanty town' belongs to Transport for London (TfL), not Waltham Forest Council, it has emerged. 






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