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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.

Opposition mounts against takeaway proposals

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:10pm Friday 24th October 2014

Proposals to convert shops in Woodford Green into takeaways have been contested by residents concerned about anti-social behaviour and their close proximity to schools. 

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.

Child sexual exploitation referrals revealed

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

10:53am Friday 24th October 2014

A total of 33 children between July 2013 and July this year were referred to social services in Redbridge over fears of being at risk of sexual exploitation.

Are you the best dressed pumpkin?

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:49am Friday 24th October 2014

Hallowen event to raise cash for children's hospice

Forums to launch next week

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Ilford Central Library

7:31am Friday 24th October 2014

New meetings replace area committees.

Notorious cop killer to be freed

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:52am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A notorious police killer - and one of Britain's longest serving prisoners - is to be released.

Airport denies it is refusing to attend flightpath meetings

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:52pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

London City Airport will attend a public meeting on proposals to change flight paths at Wanstead Library on the evening of November 3.

Psychiatrist smashes world record in triathlon challenge

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:23pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Dr Jo Rodda smashed the previous record by 14 hours.

Missing man found 'safe and well'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:54am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A 25-year-old man who has been missing for two weeks has been found in Walthamstow.

Petition launched against flight path proposal

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:45am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Councillors from both Redbridge and Waltham Forest council have spoken out about the plans.

Tories branded 'hypocrites' over high-density housing campaign

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:34am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Jas Athwal, leader of Redbridge's Labour council, said the campaign against a proposal to allow high-rise housing in traditional suburban area was "gesture politics".

Police search for teenage girl

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:29pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a teenage girl who went missing from her home on Monday.

Housing proposal 'unprecedented threat to our community'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:05pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Stark warning as Conservatives launched campaign against "tall blocks of rabbit hutch flats'.

Hospitals trust 'now meeting cancer targets'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:40am Tuesday 21st October 2014

The NHS trust running hospitals serving Redbridge said it is now meeting cancer referral targets after previously having the longest waiting times in London.

Boutique brings French closet shop concept to high street

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:10am Tuesday 21st October 2014

New venture offers 'everything you would find in your closet'.

Thief posing as energy company worker stole £200

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

The victim, in her 70s, was shown what appeared to be an identity card.

Weather warning over high winds

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Weather warnings issued over strong gales

8:06am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Travel disruption expected as tail of Hurricane Gonzalo arrives in south-east.

Teacher admits sexual offences against girl

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Snaresbrook Crown Court has a huge backlog of cases

1:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

John Wunderle, formerly of Bancroft's School in Woodford Green, pleaded guilty to five charges.

Planning applications submitted for Wanstead and Woodford

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

5:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

The planning applications submitted to Redbridge council for week beginning October 13.

School to remain closed for ceiling repairs

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:40pm Monday 20th October 2014

Ray Lodge Primary School was closed today after part of the ceiling fell down.

Flight paths proposal would have 'profound impact'

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

2:05pm Monday 20th October 2014

Call for council to oppose changes to flight paths used by planes travelling to and from London City Airport.

School closure due to ceiling collapse

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:13pm Monday 20th October 2014

Ray Lodge Primary School released a statement explaining today's 'emergency' closure.

Ward closure consultation defended

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

10:40am Monday 20th October 2014

The public consultation on a controversial proposal to close a rehabilitation ward has been defended by GPs.

Teacher accused of child sex offences due in court

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Snaresbrook Crown Court

10:15am Monday 20th October 2014

John Wunderle has been in police custody since August.

Mystery surrounds school closure

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:48am Monday 20th October 2014

No explanation has been given for the closure of primary school,following reports of an emergency.

Opinion: I will fight NHS waste

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:10am Sunday 19th October 2014

Is cash spent wisely in NHS?

Boudica or Boadicea? The infamous queen from Horrible Histories reveals all

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

5:30pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Freetime catches up with Queen Boudica ahead of her appearance in Horrible Histories – Barmy Britain, at Chelmsford City Theatre.

Editor's View: Membership of political parties at historic low

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Smaller parties growing in popularity, but traditional ones declining.

Speaking out - Sara Turle on her cancer care at Queen's Hospital in Romford

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

6:30am Saturday 18th October 2014

Sara Turle is speaking out about her positive experience of cancer care at Queen's Hospital.

Opinion: Development plan has clear dangers

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: File photo dated 11/07/2007 of a new housing estate being built in Cressington, Liverpool. PRESS ASSOCIATION photo. Issue date: Tuesday, May 13, 2008. The number of jobs in the troubled construction sector is at its lowest level for six years, experts war

6:10pm Friday 17th October 2014

Development will exacerbate current shortage of community facilities

Animation festival celebrates black superheroes

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

5:30pm Friday 17th October 2014

Magical Nigerian warriors, Anansi the West African folk hero, and Storm from the X-Men – all of these and more are celebrated in Black Superheroes, an animation festival taking place at Leytonstone Library.

Police probed over claim collision driver not breathalysed

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:57pm Friday 17th October 2014

Police have launched an investigation following allegations officers did not breathalyse a driver involved in a collision with a pedestrian. 

Trespasser causes part-closure of Central line

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

2:08pm Friday 17th October 2014

The Central line is closed between Leytonstone and Woodford.

NHS trust has one of UK's worst cancer referral waiting times

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.

12:54pm Friday 17th October 2014

Only one other hospitals trust takes longer to deal with cancer referrals.

Woman appointed first patron to increase ethnic minority professors

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:52am Friday 17th October 2014

Miranda Brawn was appointed the first patron of Black British Academics.

High proportion of spitting fines unpaid

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Council staff at the launch of the Don’t Mess with Waltham Forest campaign

11:00am Friday 17th October 2014

Ban has been in place since February 2013.

Domestic abuse campaign to launch

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Ilford Town Hall

7:56am Friday 17th October 2014

Support organisation Always Protecting Victims will run the campaign.

Reduction in Met Police taser use

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Police tasering of man who fell of Worcester roof was "very dangerous"

7:17am Friday 17th October 2014

The taser was used by Met Police 992 times between January and June this year.

Local authorities given new powers to tackle anti-social behaviour

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

7:01am Friday 17th October 2014

Criminal Behaviour Orders will be introduced on Monday.

Indian-born Ukip candidate predicts defeat for Iain Duncan Smith

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:32pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Freddy Vachha is bullish of a major upset in the Tory stronghold of Chingford & Woodford Green.

Teenager smashed car window while child slept on back seat

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

A three-year-old child was asleep on the backseat.

Amy Childs 'lucky to be alive' after her Range Rover overturns

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:04am Thursday 16th October 2014

Former TOWIE star says "God was definitely watching down on me".

My First Term - out today

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: My First Term is free with this week's Guardian

8:30am Thursday 16th October 2014

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