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What's On: Best Bonfire Night events in the area

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:08am Saturday 1st November 2014

Get on down to a professionally organised fireworks event near you

Send us your Halloween and Bonfire Night pictures

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

The Guardian is calling all trick or treaters and firework enthusiasts this season.

Six-month Great War exhibition launch date set

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Ilford Central Library

8:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

The exhibition includes films made by Wanstead High School pupils.

Speaking out - Pauline Flynn on domestic abuse

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

Pauline Flynn is organising a campaign against domestic abuse next month.

Landlord licensing 'an abuse of legislation'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:01am Friday 31st October 2014

A member of a national body representing more than a million landlords across the UK has described a proposed, compulsory licensing scheme for landlords as "an abuse of legislation" which would penalise responsible renters.

Biopsy death hospital revealed

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Places like King George Hospital in Ilford is where most people in the borough will end up dying, according to the new report.

7:28am Friday 31st October 2014

A patient died following a liver biopsy after failings in care at King George Hospital, it has been revealed.

Woodford's oldest surviving manor house turns 300

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:51pm Friday 31st October 2014

The history behind Woodford's oldest surviving stately homes has been unrevealed to coincide with its 300th anniversary. 

Garden transformed for Halloween

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:47pm Friday 31st October 2014

Cllr Colin Cronin is raising money for Royal British Legion's poppy appeal tonight.

New flight paths would affect 'tens of thousands'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:45pm Friday 31st October 2014

Waltham Forest deputy leader Cllr Clyde Loakes made the claim in a letter sent to London City Airport.

Fresh strike planned by NHS workers

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:29am Friday 31st October 2014

Nurses and midwives will walk out of hospitals across the country on November 24.

Human chain to highlight trafficking

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: WANSTEAD: 'Supervise the high street', say shopkeepers

7:58am Friday 31st October 2014

Charity Revival Church London will hold the event to raise awareness of human trafficking.

Firefighters strike set to begin

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:11am Friday 31st October 2014

Only 27 fire engines will be in use across London.

Trust failed in care of biopsy death man

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:34am Thursday 30th October 2014

A catelogue of errors at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University NHS Trust revealed in report.

Tighter controls considered for private landlords

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

Landlords could be subject to tighter controls under a scheme being considered by Redbridge council.

Police warn vigilance to jewellery theft during Hindu festivals

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Dancers at the Navratri festival celebrations held at Alderman Blaxill school.

4:48pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Forthcoming Hindu festivals, Diwali and Navrati, take place in autumn.

Bench unveiled in tribute to 'role model' pharmacist

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:52pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Lauren Goldberg worked as a pharmacist at King George hospital for 10 years.

Cycle safety measures planned for road

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:05pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Proposed widening of Snaresbrook Road.

Project to research Whipps Cross war years

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Whipps Cross Hospital.

9:49am Thursday 30th October 2014

Whipps Cross University Hospital, which has served the community for more than 100 years, is to be the subject of a research project looking at the war years.

Winter wildlife advice

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Wanstead Library

9:47am Thursday 30th October 2014

Representatives from the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds will be in Wanstead Library next week.

Severe delays on Central line

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Central line has good service after delays

8:54am Thursday 30th October 2014

Services on the Central line are severely delayed because of a signal failure.

Anarchist former model to confront IDS at jobs fair

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:45pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Class War candidate to stage demonstration against welfare reform at Chingford event.

Tesco announce plans to convert derelict pub

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The grade II listed building has been empty for three years

7:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

The pub has been derelict for three years and campaigning squatters had hoped to return it to community use earlier this year.

New public forums denounced as 'talking shops'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:37am Wednesday 29th October 2014

The first public forum was held last night at Redbridge Central Library, in Clements Road, Ilford.

High density housing proposal consultation date announced

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: WANSTEAD: 'Supervise the high street', say shopkeepers

11:09am Wednesday 29th October 2014

The public consultation will launch next Friday.

Public could have say on development money spending

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

1:31pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Money paid to council by developers as condition of planning permission.

Rise in nurse applications to join hospitals after increased wage offer

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:56pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Move to address reliance on expensive agency staff.

Hospital has highest rates in the country for advanced radiotherapy treatment

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:21pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

At total of 55 per cent of patients at Queen's hospital, in Romford, received intensity modulated radiotherapy.

School club upgraded following inspection

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:14pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Staff praised by Ofsted after previously being to improve.

Drama centre to celebrate 45th anniversary

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:31pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

The country's only local authority-run drama centre is holding a party to celebrate its 45th anniversary.

Sponsored Halloween walk raises £7k for hospice

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:20am Wednesday 29th October 2014

The streets of Woodford and Buckhirst Hill turned orange at the weekend in aid of a Halloween-themed fancy-dress sponsored walk. 

Unit closure decision could be referred to Health Secretary

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Plans are afoot to close the Heronwood and Galleon Unit in Makepeace Road, Wanstead

4:06pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A decision will be made in December on whether to close Heronwood and Galleon units at Wanstead Hospital.

Addiction service expanding across capital and south-east

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A charity which provides support to hundreds of drug addicts and their relatives has announced it is expanding its service. 

Warning over potentially 'catastrophic' candles in Halloween pumpkins

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Family Halloween Disco

12:02pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Fire Brigade warning over Halloween celebrations

Pupils experience life as a medic

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A hundred pupils from Redbridge descended on a Woodford Green secondary school for its sixth 'Medicine Matters' event. 

'Fairness commission' considered as cuts continue

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Borough ranked amongst most energy efficient in the UK

8:38am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Panel consisting of an academic, community organisations and councillors from three main parties could form part of community forum meetings.

Activity centre's future thrown into new doubt

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:52pm Monday 27th October 2014

Labour proposes to close Glasbury House Outdoor Education Centre after previously criticising coalition plan.

Award-winning comic to perform

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

5:02pm Monday 27th October 2014

Jim Tavare will headline the comedy night on Thursday.

Clinical commissioning groups deny they are ignoring IVF guidelines

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: FERTILITY CYCLE: A magnified image of in vitro fertilisation (IVF), where a woman’s egg is fertilised before the embryo is implanted into the womb

11:05am Monday 27th October 2014

Waltham Forest and Redbridge clinical commissioning groups say they are meeting NHS guidelines of three cycles of IVF.

School lodges application for double-decker bus library

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: ALDERSBROOK: Ten teachers leave primary school

10:21am Monday 27th October 2014

Deputy headteacher Brian Hughes, of Aldersbrook Primary School, lodged the planning application with Redbridge council last Tuesday.

Opinion: Learn a lesson from Africa on how to stop foxes

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

Letter to editor

Planning applications submitted for Wanstead and Woodford

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

Planning applications submitted to Redbridge council this week.

Speaking out - Helen Zammett on the closure of units at Wanstead Hospital

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

Helen Zammett is speaking out against the plan to close the remaining wards at Wanstead Hospital.

Met boss criticises cop killer release

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:13am Friday 24th October 2014

Harry Roberts was jailed in 1966 for his part in the death of three police officers.

Editor's View: Why ban smoking when alcohol is costing us billions?

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: A man drinking beer

1:46pm Friday 24th October 2014

Alcohol related crime costs us £11 billion a year in policing costs.

Pankhurst memorial restored to original name

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:37pm Friday 24th October 2014

Britain's first ever anti-war memorial has been restored and renamed to coincide with World Disarmament Day. 

Opinion: Hospital medics endlessly patient

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: RECKLESSNESS: Upper Amman Valley patient groups have expressed anger over the creation of a new "super surgery" which could see three doctors treating 14,000 residents.

2:32pm Friday 24th October 2014

Letter to editor

'Amy Winehouse' music room opens at Hospice

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:03pm Friday 24th October 2014

A specialist music therapy room funded by the foundation of the late singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse, has opened at a hospice for seriously-ill children.  

Decision date set on controversial plan to convert church hall

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:42pm Friday 24th October 2014

South Woodford's Holy Trinity Church hall could be turned into homes.

Community fights back over spread of 'chicken shops'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:10pm Friday 24th October 2014

The community is fighting back over the spread of takeaways, after two nearby shops applied for permission to sell fast-food.

Clinical commissioning groups 'ignoring' IVF guidelines

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The heartache and joy of IVF

11:30am Friday 24th October 2014

Redbridge and Waltham Forest clinical commissioning groups said to be only offering one cycle of IVF treatment, instead of the recommended three.






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