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Man in court over gun charges

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Balmoral Road in Leyton where the weapons were seized

7:18pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Gardener held in custody after court appearance.

Call for probe into care over missing children

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Conservatives have slammed Waltham Forest Council for refusing to fly its town hall union flag at half mast today

11:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Five children currently missing from care in Waltham Forest.

Gardener charged with gun possession

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Balmoral Road in Leyton where the weapons were seized

9:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Police found 30 guns during a raid on a Leyton home.

Police appeal over missing Swedish woman

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Sofie Marie Jansson

8:56am Saturday 19th April 2014

Sofie Marie Jansson was last seen on April 12.

Police search for missing teen

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Shaquita Semper

8:48am Saturday 19th April 2014

Shaquita Semper has not been seen since Wednesday.

CCTV released of suspected robber after child targeted

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: CCTV released of suspected robber after child targeted

9:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Police in Waltham Forest have released a CCTV image of a suspected robber. 

Gun stash seizure 'significant' in fight against gangs

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: A firearms seized during the raid

6:58pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Guns recovered from Balmoral Road.

Call for talent for 8th art trail

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Businesses showcased art work last year

5:35pm Thursday 17th April 2014

The hunt is on for artists to step up and show off their work at the annual Leytonstone Arts Trail.

Pickles serves notice on council freesheet

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Eric Pickles

4:20pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Waltham Forest Council clearly breached the Publicity Code and must abide by laws to print quarterly by May 1.

Leyton rapper in World Cup song bid

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Shaun Batt and Redzz in the music video

2:42pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Yaya Toure and Shaun Batt featured in video.

Over 140 disabled badges seized for mis-use

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Over 140 disabled badges seized for mis-use

2:20pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Police have made 11 arrests in connection with the seizures including a motorist being banned from driving

School places offered as demand soars

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Conservatives have slammed Waltham Forest Council for refusing to fly its town hall union flag at half mast today

1:24pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Demand for places increasing every year.

Ugandan lesbian granted asylum until 2019

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Flora (left) holding a placard calling for equality for LBGT people in Nigeria

1:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Flora fled to London over a decade ago after she was disowned by her family and forced into an abusive marriage

'Worrying day for London' - councillor talks about gun stash

12:41pm Thursday 17th April 2014

30 guns found in house in Leyton.

M25 roadworks causing delays

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Roadworks are due to start on Monday

12:01pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Motorists are advised that anticlockwise traffic on the M25 between junctions 25 and 26 is currently slow.

Arsenal of guns seized in Leyton raid

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: A firearms seized during the raid

11:21am Thursday 17th April 2014

One of the biggest collections of guns ever seized by the Metropolitan Police was found during a raid in Leyton.

Plans to 'revive' 1930s cinema unveiled

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Artist impression: View of the The Regal and the office block from Highams Park Station

10:42am Thursday 17th April 2014

Plans to covert a cinema building into office space have been revealed to the public.

Bikers to throw fundraiser

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: INQUEST: Coroner hears details of pothole's role in biker death

10:39am Thursday 17th April 2014

Family fundraiser for children's hospice being held tomorrow.

North Circular traffic easing

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Traffic congestion on M61 at Four Lane Ends

10:33am Thursday 17th April 2014

All lanes are now open on the North Circular after an earlier accident at the junction of Hale End Road.

Speaking Out: Sheema Luca on health services available to disabled children in Waltham Forest

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Sheema Luca says urgent changes are needed to the health system.

10:30am Thursday 17th April 2014

Sheema Luca, the mother of a special needs son, speaks about the measures some parents are having to go to secure appropriate care for their disabled children.

Accident causing queues on North Circular

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Traffic on the A303

10:10am Thursday 17th April 2014

Traffic queues are building due to an accident on the North Circular which has closed two lanes.

Central line service improving

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

9:45am Thursday 17th April 2014

A good service has resumed on the Central line, Transport for London says.

Central line delays

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Central line part suspended for two weekends later this month

8:30am Thursday 17th April 2014

Reports of 20-minute wait for eastbound services from Stratford.

Student selected for elite athlete programme

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Student Ross Fernnando with Taekwondo champion Romaine Bailey

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

The 15 year-old will be mentored by Taekwondo champion Romaine Bailey during the eight month programme

CCTV released of suspected jewellery thief

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Suspect 145607

7:40am Thursday 17th April 2014

Police in Waltham Forest have released a CCTV image of a suspected 'snatch and grab' thief.

Disabled adults celebrate 30 years of help and training

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Awards were given at the Ellingham Employment Services party

4:40pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Company set up to help Waltham Forest's disabled residents in 1984.

Council CCTV cameras generate £7.5m

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Controversial camera to be permanently removed

2:40pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

The use of CCTV to enforce traffic regulations earned Waltham Forest Council £7.5million in five years, according to a report.

Trial date set for woman accused of child assault and neglect

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Wilson is due to be sentenced today

2:01pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Anita Holmes arrested following incident at her Walthamstow home.

Cricket club founder nominated for lifetime contribution award

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Naseem with the London Cricket School under 13s winning team

11:14am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A volunteer helping to transform the sporting lives of youngsters living on an estate has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.

Public meeting over London's 'housing crisis'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: John Cryer, MP for Leyton and Wanstead, welcomes block to water rates hike

10:49am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Leyton and Wanstead Mp John Cryer to speak at event.

Teen denies shotgun possession

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Wilson is due to be sentenced today

10:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A trial date has been set for a teenager accused of a firearm offence.

Court date set for double murder accused

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: 21 year-old Aaron Carriere

9:11am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Wail-Suleiman Alawi will enter a plea at the Old Bailey next month 

CCTV released of suspected staff attacker

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Suspect 145600

8:53am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Police in Waltham Forest have released a CCTV image of a man accused of assaulting a shop worker.

Memorial for policeman killed on duty

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Good news means council will continue to part-fund eight police support officers

7:23am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Phillip Walters was shot dead aged 28.

'Influential' HR officer to take top town hall post

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Althea Loderick, director of human resources and transformation at Waltham Forest council, makes list of"most influential" in her field

5:22pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Althea Loderick is listed as one of the most influential people in her field.

'Professional gang of thieves' jailed for preying on tourists

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Florian Cernat claimed he acted alone in the tourists thefts

5:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Gang of pickpockets from Walthamstow concealed their hands as they stole from tourists in Leicester Square

Men charged in connection with pub brawl

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Police were called following reports of a group of men fighting outside the King's Ford Pub.

4:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Two men are accused of causing criminal damage and affray during a late-night pub brawl.

Family fury after claim of 16 years in damp home

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Vicklyn Noel-Quaye in her kitchen

4:14pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Damp recently returned to 'fixed bathroom', family say.

Tory councillor admits neighbour gun threat

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Councillor Nick Buckmaster.

2:10pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Nick Buckmaster pointed firearm at Brett Stark during row over pet cat

Big screen to show Tour de France in Olympic Park

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Visitors at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

1:41pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Fans can watch English stages of this year's race.

Man wanted in connection with attempted break-in

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Police want to speak to this man over an attempted break-in

1:01pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Double locked door prevented crime.

Mother describes suicidal girl bridge drama

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The suicidal girl was found on Cathall Road bridge

12:12pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Pam Rees found girl 'frozen with fear' after climbing over bridge wall.

Children star in music video

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Music video

11:36am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Fifty children in music video.

Tory councillor to enter plea on gun charge

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Councillor Nick Buckmaster.

11:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A Conservative councillor accused of threatening a neighbour with an imitation firearm is due to appear in court this morning.

Concern over listed building booze bid

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: WINE WEAPON: John Burlinson used a wine bottle to smack his victim in the head

9:50am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Objections to late licence application for historic building in Leyton.

CCTV released of suspected shoplifter

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: CCTV released of suspected shoplifter

9:20am Tuesday 15th April 2014

The suspect thief stole a computer tower unit from a Walthamstow electrical store earlier this year.

Man accused of double murder due in court

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Old Bailey

7:30am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A man is due in court today charged with murdering two friends found stabbed to death in Leytonstone last month.

New bishop named

5:41pm Monday 14th April 2014

Alan Williams is the new Bishop of Brentwood.

Woman who stored shotgun for boyfriend to be sentenced

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The shotgun found in Hillcrest Road, Walthamstow.

4:30pm Monday 14th April 2014

A new sentencing date has been set for a Walthamstow woman who let her boyfriend hide a double-barrelled, sawn-off shotgun in her bedroom.

'Extenuating circumstances' around missing children in care

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Waltham Forest Town Hall in Walthamstow.

4:32pm Monday 14th April 2014

The circumstances surrounding the disappearance of five young people in care make the role of Waltham Forest Council "difficult and challenging", according to the authority.






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