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10:30am Thursday 17th April 2014
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12:38pm Monday 14th April 2014
Further to your story about the E11 BID Co. fiasco (‘Public and press thrown out of E11 BID meeting’, Guardian, April 10), it appears that the council is so muddled about the whole issue that it can no longer distinguish what is true and what is not.
11:23am Monday 14th April 2014
11:14am Monday 14th April 2014
Does anyone remember the White Death, Tuberculosis, in the 50 and 60s? At the age of 23, in 1957, I was diagnosed with this disease at Queen Mary’s Hospital in Stratford, and sent to St Margaret’s Hospital in Epping for six months.
10:34am Monday 14th April 2014
I wish to give tribute to my friend and colleague Mr Peter Woollcott of Walthamstow. He was a school governor at Chapel End Primary Schools for 32 years and completed last year a personal life-long milestone, as a whole red blood donor, when he gave his 100th unit donation, at one of the regular Walthamstow Assembly Hall sessions.
10:30am Monday 14th April 2014
We should welcome the judicial review decision that moving Christian Kitchen to Billet Road from central Walthamstow is a danger for vulnerable people travelling to an isolated area which would leave then open to being attacked.
10:27am Monday 14th April 2014
10:09am Monday 14th April 2014
Maybe I’m a little cynical but could the reason Essex County Council couldn’t tell Micheal McGough (letters, April 10) how much was saved by switching off the lights at midnight in Epping Forest be because it is a cover for the real increase in council tax this year?
10:05am Monday 14th April 2014
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10:00am Monday 14th April 2014
In the 70s I can remember watching the TV programme Tomorrow's World. Raymond Baxter the then presenter told us that approximately 70 per cent of our rubbish could be recycled. That thought never left me. During the late 80s? Certainly well before the introduction of door to door collections I would deliver my recycling to what few recycling centres there were. Now with the brown and green wheelie bins I'm saved the need to deliver my recycling.
9:56am Monday 14th April 2014
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9:56am Monday 7th April 2014
It was good to read that Redbridge are looking to follow our lead in seeking to introduce a ban on spitting. While they have chosen the bylaw route, I nevertheless applaud the fact they are addressing this disgusting habit and feel confident that they will find they have the same high levels of support from their residents as we do.
9:43am Monday 7th April 2014
I would like to thank everyone involved with the Loughton Fun Run for waiting for my dad, Lloyd Griffiths, myself and Linus the poodle to reach the Finish line. Dad was born in Loughton in 1923 and wonders if, next year, we might have a head start as, dad is quick to point out, I will be a year older!
9:40am Monday 7th April 2014
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3:00pm Friday 4th April 2014
Alan Haymes is a member of Redbridge Roundabout Action Group, who recently started a petition urging Redbridge council to install traffic lights and conduct an investigation into Redbridge Roundabout.
9:35am Thursday 3rd April 2014
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2:53pm Tuesday 1st April 2014
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11:37am Monday 31st March 2014
The recent announcement that a number of school control crossings are to face the chop, as Essex County Council makes cuts to front line services, is starting to paint a disturbing picture. The cuts come from on high, from the Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government, and Essex have so far decided to hit mainly services affecting young families and young people. It is these people who cannot vote, or are least likely to vote.
11:24am Monday 31st March 2014
Anne Sachs' comments reveal her confusion about the Godhead. I am relieved that she accepts that Elohim is a masculine plural noun. The context always determines how it is translated. So, when the true God (in the Hebrew Bible, the God of Israel) is referred to, the word is translated God in English. When it is used of pagan gods, it is then translated as gods in the plural, using a lower case "g". Any study of the Bible shows that God is referred to as male.
11:20am Monday 31st March 2014
In late February it was reported that the Monday market was to be cancelled on the day the Tour de France comes to Epping, and that the stallholders were unhappy about this decision. We will be in the national and international spotlight on that day, and I could see the importance of demonstrating to both the media and the thousands of visitors viewing the Tour that Epping is a vibrant market town with determination to overcome any local difficulties.
11:18am Monday 31st March 2014
What a thoughtless decision it was to turn off the street lights in Epping at midnight. Two weeks ago, I came out of Epping station and tried to get a taxi from there to my house, but there was a 40-minute wait, so I decided to walk. I was extremely nervous at having to walk home in the pitch dark, a journey of just over 10 minutes, and councillors need to remember that the tubes run well past midnight; street lights should at least be left on until the last tube has arrived at the station.
11:17am Monday 31st March 2014
The last three editions of your newspaper have carried articles criticising Queens Court Nursing Home, Buckhurst Hill in respect of failures identified by the Care Quality Commission. Clearly these must be taken seriously and I understand that the owners, Ranc Care Homes Ltd., are working diligently to resolve these failures.
11:15am Monday 31st March 2014
I am researching the life of my elusive great grandfather. I believe he was called John Fowler and lived at 63 Bemsted Road, Walthamstow from before the First World War until he died aged over 90 by being run over while walking his dog, Turpin, possibly in 1943.
11:09am Monday 31st March 2014
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10:44am Monday 31st March 2014
I would like to pay tribute to the London Borough of Redbridge, and in particular their parks department, for the manner in which they have responded to the destruction of a 'tree of remembrance' planted on Christchurch Green, Wanstead, featured in the Guardian in January.
10:40am Monday 31st March 2014
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4:05pm Monday 24th March 2014
Congratulations to Princess Alexandra's A & E department. My wife had a fall recently and fractured her arm, we attended A & E and the treatment and care was of the highest order - my wife was seen very quickly.
3:45pm Monday 24th March 2014