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Queen Victoria , during a ceremonial visit on Saturday May 6 1882, accompanied by her son Arthur, Duke of Connaught and daughter Louise, dedicated Epping Forest to “the use and enjoyment of my people for all time”.
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Photographs and diary entries by an unconventional couple provide a unique insight into life in the London suburbs during The Blitz. JOE CURTIS find out how the display challenges assumptions about attitudes at the time.
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The Chingford War Memorial twice displays the name of one family well known locally in the early twentieth century. MELANIE ATTLESEY looks at how the head of the Allpass family played an important role in the history of education in Walthamstow, while two of his sons made the ultimate sacrifice for their country in the Great War.
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Walthamstow is home of the British car and site of the country's first plane flight. But the birthplace of soft toilet paper is perhaps its crowning achievement. Reporter DANIEL BINNS gets to the bottom of the story.
A legal battle for public access to green spaces pitched common people against the power of 19th century privilege
10:20am Thursday 7th February 2013
Almost 200 years have passed since residents living in Wanstead won a landmark legal case to keep their treasured park open to the public. Melanie Attlesey found out more and spoke to the historian who researched the pivotal case.
4:52pm Thursday 31st January 2013
This year marks 150 years of the Football Association and a landmark in the development of a sport now followed by billions around the globe. Joe Curtis looks back at the contribution of a Chingford resident who played a pivotal role in shaping the modern game.
1:22pm Thursday 17th January 2013
The news that English Heritage is scaling down its installation of blue plaques has been greeted with dismay by history buffs and tourists alike. But as DOMINIC SUTTON discovered, news of their demise has been greatly exaggerated.
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THE remarkable diaries of a Second World War fighter pilot who flew out of North Weald during the Battle of Britain are revealed in a new book, 'Battle of Britain Pilot: The Self-portrait of an RAF pilot and escaper'.
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The Loughton and District Historical Society was formed 50 years ago this year and to mark the anniversary it has collected 150 pictures from its archive which show how some things have changed and some things have stayed the same in the town.
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Walthamstow-born geographer Thomas Taylor survived Scott's ill-fated trip to Antarctica, caused controversy with his beliefs on race and was even honoured with his own stamp in Australia. DANIEL BINNS finds out more.
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I wanted to write and thank the Guardian for the fabulous donation of £5,500 from the Gannett Foundation towards the purchase of new syringe drivers for the in-patient unit here at St Clare Hospice in Hastingwood. − Elizabeth Palfreman, Director of fundraising, St Clare Hospice, Hastingwood.Thanks to Guardian for £5,500 donation »