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£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. 

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). 

Thousands head to schools for GCSE results

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:02am Thursday 21st August 2014

Pass rates expected to fall nationally.

Traffic warden attacked after issuing ticket

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:10am Thursday 21st August 2014

Violence flared during argument over parking fine.

Witnesses screamed as traffic warden took 'massive beating'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

Claims warden was nearly runover as attackers fled the scene.

Car theft spike as insurance premiums rocket

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Ford has given the Galaxy a makeover, giving it an excellent choice of engines and stylish touches

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

Double whammy for drivers in Redbridge and Epping Forest.

£1m spent on new hospital beds

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:22pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Trust moves to improve quality of care at King George Hospital.

Volunteers honoured for cafe achievements

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:50pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Volunteers at a cafe offering training to people with disabilities have been honoured for their achievements.

Century-old pub transformed under new ownership

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

The owner of a two hundred year-old pub is seeking to "return it to its former glory" following an extensive refurbishment. 

Spitting ban proposed

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Ilford Town Hall

7:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Public being consulted on whether Redbridge council officers should impose fines for those caught.

Sentencing adjourned for dog attack owner

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:44pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

The sentencing of a dog owner whose bullmastiff attacked a walker has been adjourned. 

Two hospitalised following crash

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:28am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Two cars collided in Barkingside.

Social enterprise aims to promote organic produce

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:54am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Aims to provide locally-sourced produce from small-scale farms.

Sex attacker jailed for five years

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:02am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Kazi Miah traced using CCTV footage.

Decision delayed on controversial 'celebrity hang-out' backed by Premier League stars

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

7:50am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling have invested in proposed venue.

Tube track fall man believed to have fainted

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: South Woodford Station this morning

7:50am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A man who fell onto underground tracks is believed to have fainted.

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

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

6:00am Tuesday 19th 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.

Commuter rescued after falling on Tube tracks

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:27am Monday 18th August 2014

Man, in his 40s, suffered head injuries.

‘I had a connection with the Great War’

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

To mark the First World War’s centenary, the Guardian is asking readers about their memorabilia from the conflict. This week DOUGLAS PATIENT talks to an avid collector.

Planning applications for Wanstead and Woodford

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

Here are the planning applications lodged in Wanstead, Woodford, Barkingside and Clayhall week beginning August 11 this week:

Speaking Out - Wes Streeting on housing in Redbridge

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

Wes Streeting speaking about his experience of moving house and the issues surrounding housing in the borough.

Man caught masturbating in public fined £200

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Wanstead Flats, on the Leytonstone and Wanstead border, is set to be used by the police as a base during the 2012 Olympics.

3:40pm Friday 15th August 2014

Man ordered to pay compensation and banned from Sidney Road next to Wanstead Flats.

High car insurance costs in IG postcode

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: EXPENSIVE: Car insurance remains stubbornly high in Bradford

10:08am Monday 18th August 2014

Woodford Green and a large part of the Epping Forest district have the second highest car insurance premium in the UK after London, figures released by the AA show.

Drama workshop for children at library

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:03pm Friday 15th August 2014

John Kirk, who travels the country with his drama workshops, is due to appear at Fullwell Cross Library in Barkingside.

Little libraries book sharing scheme arrives in Wanstead

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:33pm Friday 15th August 2014

The little library, which encourages people to swap books, is being installed today in Overton Drive, Wanstead,

A-level pass rate falls in Redbridge

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Ilford Town Hall

12:10pm Friday 15th August 2014

The number of pupils achieving A to C grades at A-level has fallen in Redbridge, figures show.

Expert to lead 'bat walk'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Volunteers need for bat survey in Taunton

11:18am Friday 15th August 2014

Tim Harris from the Wren Group will be leading the walk with bat detectors.

Luxury flats being sold on site of Sylvia Pankhurst's former home

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:42am Friday 15th August 2014

Three-bedroom apartments are going for up to £895,000.

One in three paid less than living wage in Waltham Forest

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Community groups urged to apply for cash help

8:10am Friday 15th August 2014

Number of people paid less than deemed necessary to meet basic living costs rises.

Decision next week on La Sala late-night licence bid

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:02pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A decision whether to grant a licence to a proposed a new venue part-funded by Premier League footballers is set to be made on Monday.

Staff at afterschool club praised in inspection

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:52pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Sherpa Kids, the afterschool club at Avanti Court Primary School in Barkingside, received a 'good' score in an Ofsted inspection.

Vulnerable missing man found

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:45pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A vulnerable man who went missing from a care home in Highams Park has been found.

Ban on sale of cheap, strong booze welcomed

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: KNOCKING IT BACK: Research shows that making alcohol more expensive can have a beneficial effect on health

1:50pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Scheme under way in area blighted by crime and anti-social behaviour associated with alcohol.

A-level results improve at private school

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:50pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A private school bordering two boroughs has seen an increase in the number of pupils receiving top grades for the second consecutive year. 

Two students receive 10 top A-level grades between them

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Private school continues to produce high grades.

Improved A-level results at Wanstead High

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:42am Thursday 14th August 2014

Headteacher Chris Van Bussell praised students and staff.

Students aim to emulate Darwin and Osborne after A-level success

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:51am Thursday 14th August 2014

Ambitious Woodbridge High School students set the bar high.

Students set for A-Level results

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

Students at schools and colleges across the region will receive their exam results this morning.

Summer tea ball is a hit

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

Dancers strutted their stuff at this summer’s tea dance ball.

Police release CCTV of teenage sexual assault suspect

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:08pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A 15-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in public toilets in Goodmayes on June 15

Man cycling 5,000 miles in memory of asthma victim sister

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:41pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Daniello Aspeling's sister Bernadine died in 2010 from an asthma attack.

MP calls on Boris to act over unsafe roundabout

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:04pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Lee Scott has called for urgent measures.

Jewish Film Festival to be held at cinema

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:25pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

South Woodford Odeon has been chosen as one of the venues for the festival.






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