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Waltham Forest

Fu Lam Chinese takeaway, in Forest Road, Walthamstow.

'Absolutely filthy' Chinese takeaway ordered to close after mice droppings and urine found on food packaging

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Chandrusen and Medha Chummun say the police's handling of their case was 'diabolical'

'We were just another case on the shelf to them' - Teen's body lay in morgue for 11 weeks before parents were told

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Waltham Forest council officers remove stickers advertising "massages" in High Road, Leytonstone.

Two brothels raided and shut after stickers advertising "massage" service spotted

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Crowds at Walthamstow Central Station this morning. (Picture by Rebecca Bonnar)

'Chaos' as station closes in rush hour fire alert

Cllr Clare Coghill and artist Barnaby Barford at the unveiling of his art installation in Larkshall Road, Highams Park.

Elephant and tortoise sculpture commemorating old factory unveiled

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Shops in Hale End Road, Highams Park.

Post Office set to be refurbished in investment programme

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Isabel Tarsey gets her hair cut for the Little Princess Trust at Steve's Hairdressers, in Wood Street, Walthamstow.

10-year-old 'completely elated' to donate 18 inches of hair to cancer charity

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Mr and Mrs Patel and regular customers outside Hitesh News, in Pretoria Avenue, Walthamstow.

'Heart of community' corner shop closes after 35 years

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Michael Adegbite.

Trio cleared of murdering teaching assistant

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Damaged roof on a block of flats next to Leyton Orient Football Club's stadium in Oliver Road, Leyton.

Road closed as Storm Imogen damages roof next to Orient stadium

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Yvette Cooper (standing) and Walthamstow MP Stella Creasy (left).

Over 140 attend public meeting calling on more to be done for refugees

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Chingford and Woodford Green MP Iain Duncan Smith with residents and councillors in Armstrong Avenue, Woodford Green.

£20K pledged to improve parking for residents struggling to park near homes

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Flooding in Ongar in 2014

Flood alerts in place for Epping Forest and Waltham Forest

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Tony Nicol at his cake sale at All Saints Church Hall, Church Avenue, Highams Park.

Man inspired by wife's work at hospice to run marathon in aid of children's charity

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Margaret McGrath works at Waterside Lodge, in Langthorne Road, Leytonstone.

Care worker scoops London award

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Lily Collins, who has lived in Walthamstow all her life, is turning 100 this month.

100-year-old Walthamstow woman talks memories of E17 through the decades

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Headteacher of Leyton's George Mitchell School Saeed Hussain.

Headteacher praised as school improves to 'good' in all areas in Ofsted inspection

Waltham Forest deputy leader councillor Clyde Loakes at The Scene Walthamstow.

People urged to join spring clean events to spruce up Waltham Forest

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Alternative Valentie's ideas to help you avoid the crowded restaurants

Seven fun alternative Valentine's weekend ideas

Barry Meyer is from Walthamstow.

Lorry driver who killed cyclist jail appeal rejected

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Overground train passes through Highams Park.

Widespread disruption on Tube and Overground network this weekend

Children from Barclay Primary School take part in a cross country event at Hollow Ponds in Leytonstone.

Pupils don running shoes for cross country day

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Walthamstow Queen's Road Station.

Eight-month closures on Overground route to start this summer

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FGM campaigner Hibo Wardere spoke to pupils at Buxton School, in Terling Close, Leytonstone.

'I still wake up in the middle of the night screaming and crying' - FGM campaigner in talk at school

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A house roof and scaffolding collapsed into Queens Road, Walthamstow.

VIDEO: Witnesses hear loud bang and cloud of dust as roof and scaffolding collapse into busy road

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Walthamstow Police Station, in Forest Road, has been empty since an arson attack in 2011.

Listed former police station flats conversion plan rejected

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Wanstead comedian wins top act at New Acts of the Year Showcase with show about Islamaphobia

Wanstead comedian wins top spot at New Acts of the Year Showcase with show about Islamaphobia

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Lloyd Park in Walthamstow.

Park community group calling for volunteers

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George Mitchell Secondary School, in Farmer Road, Leyton.

Plans to demolish and rebuild secondary and primary school given go-ahead

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Mayor of Waltham Forest, Saima Mahmud, at a flag raising ceremony to mark the start of LGBT history month at Waltham Forest town hall in Walthamstow.

Rainbow flag raised at town hall to mark start of LGBT history month

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Oliver Twist was found starving tied to a tree behind St Mary’s Church, in Church Road, Leyton.

Dog looking for new home after being found abandoned and starving tied to tree

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Jake Weaver outside the Golf Course Café, in Bury Road, Chingford.

Staff fear for jobs as popular cafe set to be put out for tender

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Ann Jones and Brenda Chopping on the book stall during the Alzheimer's Society fundraising morning at West Essex Golf Club, in Bury road, Chingford.

Fundraising morning for Alzheimer's Society at golf club

The Olympic Orbit sculpture in the Olympic Park, Stratford.

Olympic Orbit sculpture running at £520K deficit with low visitor numbers

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Dignity Action Day marked yesterday at St Gabriel's Church, in Havant Road, Walthamstow.

Dignity Action Day marked with public meeting

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John Welch is the former president of Walthamstow Cricket Club.

Tributes paid to former cricket president who gave a teenage Graham Gooch lifts to matches

The Winns Primary School, in Fleeming Road, Walthamstow.

Schoolchildren to grow seeds from space in out-of-this-world experiment

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Yasser Shafiq, 31, of Stainforth Road, Walthamstow, was jailed for six-and-a-half years. (54429162)

'Sophisticated' gang which stole expensive Range Rovers and BMWs jailed

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Monika Piatkowska is head of Walthamstow business Luftsturm based at Uplands Business Park.

Polish couple jailed for threatening accountant who refused to submit dodgy tax records

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The disability tennis festival at Lee Valley Tennis Centre in Stratford.

Disabled schoolchildren grab a racket for tennis festival at Olympic Park venue

Four-year-old greyhound Alfie who has just hit 100 days in kennels at Battersea’s south London centre.

E17 named as one of most likely places to find rehomed Battersea pet

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Father and daughter Mark Archer and Victoria Archer-Lee at Chingford Fire Station in The Ridgeway.

Country's only father-daughter firefighting duo in Chingford shift

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The LGBT flag is raised in 2008 by Waltham Forest council.

Rainbow flag to be raised to mark start of LGBT history month

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The Alexandra, East Finchley

IN PICTURES: Do you remember these 120 lost pubs of north London?

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Figen Barnett believes new-born babies, Eleanor and Cole, are suffering in her mouldy flat in Old Church Road, Chingford.

Mother fearing for health of her children in two-year ordeal living in mouldy flat

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The Stow Brothers won the award for best estate agents last year, in Hoe Street, Walthamstow.

Best and worst E17 estate agents competition launched by MP

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The Essex Brewery Tap was situated at 2 Markhouse Road.

IN PICTURES: Do you remember these 50 lost pubs in East London?

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Lea Bridge Station will re-open in the spring.

Lea Bridge Station re-opening earmarked for spring

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Barney Davis digging trenches at the Dunkirk refugee camp in France.

Journalist calls for more to be done after visiting 'hell on earth' refugee camp

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Whipps Cross Hospital in Leytonstone.

Staffing levels 'significantly improve' at special measures hospital

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