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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.

'Funding shortfall' over free school meals

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:10pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Labour council leadership criticial of level of investment in facilities.

School expansion decision due

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Redbridge Primary School is set to benefit from extra funding.

3:48pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A decision is due to be made this week on whether to expand Redbridge Primary School, in Ilford, by 210 pupils.

'Unsafe' nursery said to be improving

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:01pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Quality of care questioned by inspectors

Teenager completes 167-mile cycle ride for charities

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:56pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

School council chair Christian Donovan in marathon effort.

New £660,000 children's hospice annexe to be unveiled

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:39pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

The new two-storey annexe will provide two consultation rooms for doctors, a music therapy room and activity space for up to 50 people.

Burglars continue to target elderly

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:24pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A number of elderly women have been targeted since Sunday.

Couple receive surprise welcome in Sri Lanka

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:08am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Tourists greeted with dancers and flowers.

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

Police plea over missing teenager

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:29am Monday 1st September 2014

Girl known to frequent Ilford and Westfield shopping centre in Stratford.

Rise in primary pupils reaching required levels

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:47am Monday 1st September 2014

There has been a sharp rise in the number of children reaching required levels of reading, writing and mathematics on leaving primary school in Redbridge.

Missing teenager found

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

5:10pm Monday 1st September 2014

Angjela Ahmetaj had been missing for two weeks.

Roundabout safety campaign backed by senior politicians

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Alan Haymes  Angela Shea have launched a petition to make it easier for people coming from Redbridge Lane East to emerge on to the Redbridge roundabout.

2:50pm Monday 1st September 2014

Leading councillors vow to back community calls for new measures.

Free parking measure 'to boost trade'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: REDBRIDGE: Council chief exec on 'PM salary'

2:02pm Monday 1st September 2014

Free parking is being rolled out across the Redbridge this month in an attempt to boost trade.

Warning over doorstep scam

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:53pm Monday 1st September 2014

Elderly woman targeted by man falsely requesting help for neighbor.

Public invited to suggest name for new town square

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:18pm Monday 1st September 2014

People have until Wednesday to lodge their ideas for the square in High Street, Barkingside.

Driver bailed over crash

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:14pm Monday 1st September 2014

A lorry driver arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving following a three vehicle pile-up on the A406 has been bailed.

Opening hours refusal welcomed

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:47pm Monday 1st September 2014

'Celebrity hangout' had its bid for a late licence blocked following residents' concerns.

Hospice launch fundraising campaign

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Haven House Children's Hospice

11:36am Monday 1st September 2014

A hospice is calling on local businesses to raise money for a night of care for children.

New bishop to formally start his role

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:10am Monday 1st September 2014

The Right Reverend Peter Hill will start his role as Bishop of Barking on Sunday.

Troubled hospitals trust to hold AGM

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: King George Hospital

9:15am Monday 1st September 2014

The trust which runs hospitals serving Redbridge is to hold its annual general meeting.

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

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

7:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

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

TOWIE star Argent 'safe and well'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 'I'm the Ian Beale of TOWIE': Arg on his new book, naked selfie and Bluewater signing

11:42am Saturday 30th August 2014

Celebrity's agent confirms he has spoken to reality star

Latest planning applications for Redbridge

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Ilford Town Hall

9:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Here are the latest planning applications submitted in the Wanstead, Woodford, South Woodford and Barkingside area: 

Man arrested over serious collision on A406

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:08am Friday 29th August 2014

A man has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving following a serious collision on the A406 yesterday. 

Listed manor house, churches and Tube station transformed for Wanstead Art Trail

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:14pm Friday 29th August 2014

A 17th century manor house, Baptist Church and Tube station are among a host of new venues that have signed up for the Wanstead Art Trail. 

Doctor who suffered with depression took own life

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Passing A&E doctor helps at Apperley Bridge crash

7:30am Friday 29th August 2014

Dr Petre Jones who battled depression since 1998 took his own life when he was told he needed to lighten his workload.

Campaign against library cost-cutting move pays off

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

A cost-cutting exercise to move a library to a community hall has been axed following opposition from residents. 

Correction: Bancroft School

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:45pm Thursday 28th August 2014

In an article published in today's Guardian entitled ‘Pass rate drops but many still celebrate’, we incorrectly stated Bancroft's School headteacher Mary Ireland was retiring.

Taekwondo triplets meet ex-boxing champ Amir Khan

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:30pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Three brothers have been given the unique opportunity to quiz a professional English boxer inside his home gym. 

Bid for £4m road improvement funding

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Charlie Brown's Roundabout

1:30pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Road users could see significant improvements to transport infrastructure following a multi-million pound bid for investment.

Measures proposed for committee savings spend

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Ilford Town Hall

12:16pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Measures include lifting of parking restrictions and new public toilets.

Entries open for annual photography competition

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:45pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

An annual photography competition usually held in February is accepting entries after deciding to run it in conjunction with Woodford Festival.

Predatory sex offender jailed for targeting teenager on tube

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Predatory sex offender stalked and assaulted a teenager on her morning journey to work. 

Councillor and former mayor dies

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:30pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A former mayor and councillor of more than three decades has died at the age of 77. 

Venue backed by Premier League stars denied 'nightclub hours'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:32am Wednesday 27th August 2014

La Sala fails in bid for late licence following opposition.

Payday loan websites block proposed

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:15pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Access to payday loan company websites could be blocked on all computers owned and managed by Redbridge council. 

Pair arrested over traffic wardens attack

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:24pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Police have made two arrests in connection with an assault on two traffic wardens in Woodford Green. 

High street's oldest business shortlisted for travel 'Oscar'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:10pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A family business in South Woodford has been nominated for a prestigious annual award.

GCSE pass rates fall slightly

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Just over 69 per cent of pupils achieved five A* to C grades including maths and English, compared to 70 per cent for the past two consecutive years.

£1.4 million hotel revamp complete

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:14pm Friday 22nd August 2014

The modernisation of a Woodford Green hotel is finally complete following a £1.4 renovation. 

Cycling facilities set for £180k upgrade

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:30am Friday 22nd August 2014

A popular cycling centre is to be upgraded after funding was secured.

Council worker snares bag snatcher

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:14am Friday 22nd August 2014

The quick-thinking actions of a council worker helped police catch a bag thief in a busy high street. 

Warning over M25 delays

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:49am Friday 22nd August 2014

Severe disruption expected during rush hour following lorry fire.

Strike causes severe disruption to Central line

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Minor delays reported on the rest of the line

7:24am Friday 22nd August 2014

Drivers walked out from midnight over claims of bullying by bosses.

Tube strike to go ahead after talks break down

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Minor delays reported on the rest of the line

2:30pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Central line to be heavily affected by 24-hour walk-out.

Pupils enrol for A-levels after GCSE success

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A sixth-form block was a hive of excitement this morning as pupils received their GCSE results and enrolled on A-level courses.

Emotions run high as GCSE results released

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:24pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Pupils have spoken of their joy and relief after receiving top grades in their GCSEs. 

Witnesses screamed as traffic warden took 'massive beating'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

Claims warden was nearly runover as attackers fled the scene.

Violent crime up on Tube network

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:40am Thursday 21st August 2014

The number of serious crimes on London Underground increased by 10 per cent in the past year according to the latest figures released by British Transport Police (BTP). 






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