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Olympic Park to celebrate disability sport

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The crowd waves as Monday’s parade makes its way through London’s streets to celebrate Britain’s Olympic and Paralympic achievements

8:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

The best of Paralympic sport and a meet and greet with the stars of team GB is taking place today at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Jogger sexually assaulted on morning run

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:28am Friday 29th August 2014

Female jogger molested and threatened with knife.

Teenager treks Kilimanjaro after brother's cancer diagnosis

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:06pm Friday 29th August 2014

Urussa Khan raised almost £4k for the Teenage Cancer Trust.

Carer in court over neglect accusation

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Arthur Golding will appear at Thames Magistrates Court

9:30am Friday 29th August 2014

39-year-old accused of neglecting mentally ill woman.

Natural play area expanded

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:11pm Friday 29th August 2014

Details of new slides, music area and climbing equipment released.

VIDEO: Suspected gambler sought over £4.5k criminal damage

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:00am Friday 29th August 2014

A video and CCTV image has been released by police after extensive damage was caused at a Leyton betting shop earlier this month. 

CCTV released of cash-point distraction thief

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:50am Thursday 28th August 2014

Man in Keffiyeh withdraws money moments after card was stolen.

Man bailed in Pakistani politician murder probe

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:56am Thursday 28th August 2014

A 30-year-old man arrested yesterday in connection with the high-profile murder of an exiled Pakistani politician has been bailed. 

Summit on aid response to Syrian conflict

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Destruction in Syria

10:58am Thursday 28th August 2014

Government officials and charity workers to take questions from the public.

Residents praised as recycling rockets

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The ‘Recycle+’ system is part of the Council’s work to increase recycling rates in the borough, to help hit the Welsh Government’s strict statutory targets for recycling and composting.

4:43pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Almost ten tonnes of textiles collected in one month.

Council responds to carer's Housing Benefit criticism

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:49am Thursday 28th August 2014

Authority refuses to discuss case, but says claimants must provide information requested.

Little Free Library opens

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:27am Thursday 28th August 2014

Community project to improve literacy and encourage reading.

Plea date set for alleged knife attacker

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:31am Thursday 28th August 2014

A plea date has been set for a 36 year old man accused of a knife attack earlier this month.  

Man hit by train from Walthamstow

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Police have confirmed a man struck by an Overground train last week was from Walthamstow. 

Arrest in Pakistani politician murder probe

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Imran Farooq

2:21pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Police have arrested a man and are searching his home in connection with the 2010 murder of a senior Pakistani politician.

Hope for greater scrutiny of controversial sports centre plan

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Diving club members are against plans to remove the 5m diving board

10:03am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Opposition to lack of high-diving board at proposed new centre

Shop owner fined after vodka sold to 14-year-old

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:10am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Business targeted by test purchasing operation.

Consultation on air quality in central Walthamstow

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:55pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

The Selbourne Road Air Quality Improvement Scheme will be implemented later this year.

Arrests over imitation firearm after police helicopter scrambled

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The police helicopter was scrambled in the search

9:50am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Teenagers held after reports of guns being fired in street.

VIDEO: CCTV released of betting shop burglar

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:10am Wednesday 27th August 2014

CCTV has been released of a burglar.

Ambulance worker completes solo cycle challenge

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

An ambulance service worker has cycled to each corner of the UK to raise money and awareness of an incurable neurological disorder. 

Police search for assault victim

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Police believe a woman may have been assaulted in a Selbourne Walk, Walthamstow.

Man sought over homophobic abuse

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:01am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Police in Waltham Forest are trying to trace a man accused of verbally abusing a gay man. 

Snooker club fails to fight off eviction

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:30pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Listed former cinema building looks set for redevelopment.

Single father and carer facing eviction 'over paperwork'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:40am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A single-father who has taken on the role of a full time carer for his elderly grandmother says he facing homelessness.

Council tax benefit reduction defended

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Tolga Ulasan rescued the boy from the fountain at Waltham Forest town hall

7:55am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Concern for vulnerable residents over proposed increase in amount claimants will be required to pay.

Police appeal to families of 'aspiring terrorists'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: South West police forces team up to tackle terrorism

3:40pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

The number of terror related arrests are up five-fold on last year.

Permission sought for changes to listed library

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Free advice from the Citizen's Advice Bureau at Leytonstone Library

1:50pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Decision on work due next week.

Crews tackle shop blaze

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: London Fire Brigade to charge for false alarms

12:03pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Listed building damaged by fire.

Funeral for campaigner to be held next week

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:51am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Former Labour councillor Nicholas Russell campaigned for disability rights.

Man suffers head injuries in roof fall

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:30pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

ire and ambulance crews were called to the incident in Leytonstone High Road at 6am on Sunday.

Soul-inspired brasserie opens in empty pub building

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

A venue formerly notorious for violence and under-age drinking has been transformed into a high-end brasserie selling soul-food and cocktails. 

'Educating Walthamstow' documentary 'will make community proud'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

Channel 4's popular fly-on-the-wall documentary to feature Walthamstow secondary school

Latest planning applications for Waltham Forest

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: WALTHAM FOREST: Town hall 'failing on apprentices'

10:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

Here is the latest list of planning applications registered with Waltham Forest Council for the week ending August 10. 

Hike in council tax contribution 'will push vulnerable into poverty'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Tolga Ulasan rescued the boy from the fountain at Waltham Forest town hall

8:30am Saturday 23rd August 2014

Poverty charity criticises Waltham Forest council's council tax policy.

Police hunt man over threat to kill

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:49am Friday 22nd August 2014

Police ask public not to approach Marcus Everald Moore.

Call for spread of new bookmakers to end

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Cllr Clyde Loakes with residents outside the existing William Hill in Leytonstone Town Centre

11:34am Friday 22nd August 2014

Residents unhappy about cluster of bookies around high street.

Planning breach trial delayed

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

9:20am Friday 22nd August 2014

Brian Gage accused of ignoring enforcement order.

VIDEO: CCTV of garage break-in released

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:32am Friday 22nd August 2014

Burglars caught on camera. 

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.

Date set for teen murder trial

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Tyrell Matthews-Burton, 19, was always smiling, according to a friend.

7:40am Friday 22nd August 2014

Tyrell Matthews-Burton was stabbed to death in Malia, Greece.

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.

Council offers mediation in city farm dispute

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:45pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Farm Family staged a protest outside Brooke Farm calling for members to be allowed to work.

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.

Teenagers defy odds to bag top GCSE results

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:29pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A student who could speak little English a year ago, a girl who was evicted from her home and an aspiring actor whose parents were murdered by the Taliban all gained good exam results.

Exam board 'error' leaves students without GCSE results

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Police to investigate classroom assault

1:07pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Students can not access results for science, English, languages and psychology.

Teenagers aim for university places after GCSE success

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:56pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Walthamstow Academy principal "very proud" of students.

Best ever results for girls school

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:29pm Thursday 21st August 2014

73 per cent of pupils achieve A*-C grades despite time of 'turbulence' in GCSEs.

Warning after building waste catches fire

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:02pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Probe into cause of blaze at house undergoing renovation.

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). 






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