A truly memorable experience

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: A truly memorable experience

3:43pm Thursday 29th May 2014

Liam Butcher recalls his three months in Ghana volunteering for UK charity International Service

Helping teenagers face the challenge of living with heart disease

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Lyndsay Kay Leaver

9:36am Thursday 24th April 2014

Lindsay-Kay Leaver, 30, is a Cardiac Adolescent and Transition Clinical Nurse Specialist at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in London. She supports thousands of teenagers with heart conditions as they move from the very supportive environment of paediatric care into adult services where they need to take more responsibility for their own heart health and medical appointments.

Q&A with Dr Afzal Sohaib, a British Heart Foundation (BHF) Clinical Research Training Fellow working in London and a keen runner.

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Q&A with Dr Afzal Sohaib, a British Heart Foundation (BHF) Clinical Research Training Fellow working in London and a keen runner.

8:49am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Q&A with Dr Afzal Sohaib, a British Heart Foundation (BHF) Clinical Research Training Fellow working in London and a keen runner.

Running for healthy hearts

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Lucy Chan BHF

9:15am Friday 11th April 2014

Learning to run was a frustrating process (I started off not being able to run for more than 30 seconds...) but immensely satisfying (that runner’s ‘high’ is, in my eyes, unbeatable!) Soon enough I was running three times a week and ready to take on a charity run.

Malcolm Durrant’s Tower of London Run

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Malcom Durrant BHF

8:30am Monday 7th April 2014

As an ex-serviceman I like to think I am in charge of my life. Being in control of your money, fortune or health was drilled into me

Run all over heart disease at the British Heart Foundation’s London 10k Runs

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: London 10k Runs

10:09am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

If this months’ iconic London Marathon has inspired you to take up running but you don’t fancy starting with a 26 mile challenge, then why not run or jog up to 10k around some of London’s iconic landmarks and green spaces and help the fight heart disease at the same time.

Local living magazine is available free with this week's Guardian.

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The latest edition of Local living magazine is available free with this week's Guardian.

12:47pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

The latest edition of Local Living magazine is available free with this week's Guardian.

Chinelo cuts a dash on the Sewing Bee

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Chinelo Bally, 26, is competing in the Great British Sewing Bee

12:50pm Thursday 6th March 2014

In a converted depot overlooking the Thames, amidst the whirr of sewing machines, two women are having an intense conversation. Twenty-six-year-old Chinelo Bally is carefully cutting through folds of velvet, explaining why she has chosen to use the fabric for a wrap dress.

10 things a northerner should know to fit-in in Essex

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Support campaign to update law

12:10pm Sunday 23rd February 2014

If you hail from the north of England these 10 points are essential.

Ten things you may not know about Waltham Forest

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Ten things you may not know about Waltham Forest

2:27pm Monday 17th February 2014

Landmarks in design, music, engineering and sport.

Police accused of putting sex workers at risk

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Mariana Popa collapsed near Chicken and Pizza 4 U in Ilford Lane

9:57am Tuesday 21st January 2014

Mariana Popa was stabbed to death after launch of clampdown

A gruesome murder over three shillings

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Chelmsford prison, where Charles Joseph Revell was hanged

3:14pm Thursday 2nd January 2014

“And may the Lord have mercy on your soul...Amen”.

Jack the Ripper: A killer never caught

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: A commemorative plaque for Ripper victim Catherine Eddowes, at the City of London Cemetery in Aldersbrook

12:17pm Thursday 2nd January 2014

This week the Guardian kicks off a new series recalling some of the most notorious murders in the history of our areas. ZACHARY NORMAN looks at how our papers covered the Jack the Ripper murders

Christmas in multi-cultural 21st century

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Bahá’í followers

3:28pm Wednesday 11th December 2013

What does Christmas mean for those who do not embrace its traditions?

Charity still throwing rough sleepers a lifeline after 40 years

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Left to right, Heather Barrow, Katy Middleton, Roxanne Chester and Ken Mbiro

1:12pm Monday 9th December 2013

YMCA lends a Christmas helping hand

A tale of two toy shops

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Martin Cleminson says Christmas is not a good time for his business

10:23am Friday 6th December 2013

Two businesses with very different approaches discuss the festive market.

One very special day for those in need

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Mary-Rose French, Christmas Inn Co-ordinator and trustee of CARE Highams Park

10:13am Friday 6th December 2013

For one very special day each and every year, a voluntary organisation opens its doors and becomes family for the homeless people of the borough.

A Christmas gift for borough's rough sleepers

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Volunteers Shade Aderibigbe and Silvia Perez Luque

1:23pm Thursday 5th December 2013

As the cold weather firmly sets in, a set of volunteers and charity workers have been making festive arrangements for vulnerable and homeless people in the borough.

He's behind you! The British pantomime is as popular as ever

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The cast of Dick Whittington, who will be performing at the Theatre Royal, Stratford East, in Stratford

1:04pm Thursday 5th December 2013

‘Tis the season for family outings, overeating, mulled wine and, for many, the long-standing tradition of the British Christmas pantomime.

London - a paradise for Cycling? Not quite, yet

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Cycling in London is unsafe, says Nina Wilde

4:18pm Monday 2nd December 2013

Cyclists "still seen as figures of hate"






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