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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

Part one of our special schools supplement

Headteacher suddenly resigns after 11 years leading school

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Wanstead High School head-teacher Chris Van Bussel

2:25pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Chris Van-Bussel has stepped down from his post at Wanstead High School just over a month into the new school year.

Evening public forum planned after timing criticism

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Wanstead Library

1:39pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Plan to hold mid-week public forum with councillors during the day was criticised for denying opportunity to people at work.

Vote for the Stow Festival

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

5:02pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Organisers of the popular Stow Festival are celebrating after the community event was nominated in two categories at this year’s UK Festival Awards.

Pedestrian knocked down on crossing slams police handling

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:23pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A man hit by a 4X4 on a zebra crossing has slammed the police for not breathalysing the female driver. 

Charity slams consultation on ward closure

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The event at Wanstead Library’s Churchill Room will feature stalls selling handcrafted vintage and collectable goods between 11am and 4pm.

4:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Heathwatch Redbridge criticised the consultation on the moving of services to King George Hospital in Goodmayes.

Park smoking ban to be 'seriously considered'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Wanstead Park was once home to a Roman Villa, according to letters dating back to the 18th Century

12:50pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Deputy council leader praised report recommendation.

Missing brothers found

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:11am Thursday 16th October 2014

Saif and Aman Mahmood were found last night.

NHS trust supporting smoke-free campaign

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:11am Thursday 16th October 2014

Staff at Queen's Hospital in Romford are handing out yellow cards to people smoking on site.

Police appeal over missing man

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

Joshua Rumsey was last seen on Saturday.

Pregnant woman rescued from blaze

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:41pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A pregnant woman was rescued from a second-storey flat in High Street, Barkingside.

Top 5 events taking place this week

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Your guide to some of the best things to do in the area this weekend.

5:30pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Stuck for something to do over the next seven days? Here's our pick of the top five events taking place in the borough.

Drivers warned to expect delays following M25 J27 fire

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:37pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Delays of more than an hour following earlier blaze

Police appeal over missing brothers

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:11pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Saif, 12, and Aman Mahmood, 11, didn't return home after school yesterday.

Lorry fire closes two lanes on North Circular

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:50pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Two lanes remain closed on the North Circular southbound after Ilford Hill.

Actor Adam Pearson on disfigurement, working with Jonathan Glazer and nude scenes with Scarlett Johansson

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:10pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Filmmaker Jonathan Glazer has produced some of the most culturally significant images of our time: from his advertising work with Guinness and Sony BRAVIA to his movies Sexy Beast and Birth. So when fan Adam Pearson was offered the chance to meet the director, to a secure a part in his latest movie Under the Skin, he leapt at the chance. Unfortunately their initial meeting didn’t entirely go to plan.

Cadet group win London military skills competition

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:51pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

The competition included archery, shooting, rowing, first aid, a two tonne vehicle pull and a water run.






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