CAMPAIGNERS have emphasised the urgent need for more affordable housing in the area, after only a fraction who responded in a recent survey said it should be one of the district’s priorities.
A CORONER vowed to try and halt the council’s policy of turning off street lights after hearing how a man was run over on a pitch-black road in the middle of a village.
Chelsea are looking into making a double swoop for Porto’s Alvaro Pereira and Joao Moutinho.
Loughton Tennis Club Boys first team have won promotion to division one in the Essex County Lawn Tennis Association League.
Spurs boss Harry Redknapp has admitted Luka Modric could be sold in the transfer window with the funds used to improve the squad.
PLANS for 10 floodlit football pitches have been given the go-ahead.
Arsenal midfielder Samir Nasri is expected to leave the club for Manchester City inside the next 24 hours.
WALTHAM Forest Council has moved to clarify the status of a planning bid to return dog racing to Walthamstow Stadium, saying its officers will only offer "informal" views on the proposals at this stage.
A LEYTON man has been accused of killing a 43-year-old outside a nightclub in Norwich.
WORK to lay 1.8 kilometres of new water pipes will cause disruption in one of the borough's busiest roads for the next four months.
BUSINESSES in Redbridge have been invited to apply for a share of a £50,000 fund to help them back on their feet following the riots.
Fulham are interested in bringing Porto right-back Miguel Lopes to Craven Cottage.
Aldersbrook Bowls Club players were in cup duty this week and will be pleased with their overall performance as they came away with the Jubilee Cup.
A COMMUNITY group has finally struck a deal to re-open a beauty spot which was closed for eight months due to council bureaucracy.
A YOUNG scout with cerebral palsy conquered a 1,500ft peak in the Lake District with a little help from his friends.
Queens Park Rangers have entered the race to sign Manchester City and England international Shaun Wright-Phillips.
AS exam results poured in this morning schools across the district gained record results.
A martial arts school is set to hold an open day for residents on Bank Holiday Monday.
NEW members are being sought for a group representing patients in Ongar.
WARRING gangs in Waltham Forest called a truce during the recent riots to share information, according to Chingford MP Iain Duncan Smith.
Chelsea have seen a bid for Valencia midfielder Juan Mata rejected by the Spanish club, but the Blues are set to go back with an improved offer.
A member of Redbridge Sports Centre is celebrating after winning the senior category of the European Water Ski Championships.
Ever been in a black taxi putting the world to rights with the cabbie? Your words of wisdom might be in Mark Solomon’s book Black Cab Wisdom, writes Melanie Dakin
SOCIETES, groups and charities are being invited to appear on Whipps Cross Hospital Radio to discuss their work in the borough.
A FOOTBALL star has been fined for fly-tipping after dumped rubbish was traced back to his home following complaints from neighbours.
HUNDREDS of pupils across Waltham Forest are receiving their A and AS Levels this morning, with the national pass rate rising for the 29th year in a row.
Talented young golfer Sophie Madden defeated players from around the globe to win the US Kids’ Golf World Championship.
AS ‘A’ level results are released across the country today, local entrepreneurs are hoping to cash in on the many thousands of new students starting university this September.
TENNIS players are speaking out against their courts being taken over by a game few of them have even heard of.
TWO support staff at a cash-strapped school have been made redundant while others face changes to their work hours and nature of their roles.
Mary Mulrooney Thank you to all those who attended Mary's Requiem Mass on 19th July. A collection was made by the congregation of £118 which has been donated to Cancer Research UK via http://donateinmemory.cancerresearchuk.org /0001632. Monies donated with sympathy cards have also been donated to Cancer Research UK. Also thank you to everyone who expressed their sympathies, this has been a great support to her family.
DOHERTY, Mary In Loving memory of Mary Doherty who passed away peacefully 6th August 2011. She was a loving Sister, Auntie, Cousin and friend and will be greatly missed by us all. Mary was a lady of immense love, fun and courage who touched all who new her; she will always hold a special place in our hearts. . Funeral Service is to take place at The Church of the Immaculate Conception, Epping on Monday 22nd August 11.00 am. The family will be accepting donations to Mary’s chosen charity in lieu of flowers at the service.
EVELYN ELDRED (Betty) Formerly of Greenstead Avenue, Woodford. Passed away peacefully in Tye Green Lodge Care Home, Harlow on Thursday 11th August, 2011, aged 92 years. A dearly loved Mum, Nan and Great Nan who will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral service to take place at Parndon Wood Crematorium on Monday 22nd August, 2011 at 2.30pm. Flowers, or donations made payable to "Alzheimers Society, Harlow" may be sent c/o Daniel Robinson & Sons, Wych Elm, Harlow, CM20 1QP Tel: 01279 426990
CALVER, Gerald Peacefully passed away on 9th August, 2011 aged 78 years. Sadly missed by his wife Jean, sons Peter and Paul, also a loving father-in-law, Grandad and Great Grandad Funeral service to be held at St Andrews Church, North Weald on Monday 22nd August at 11am. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired payable to 'St Clare Hospice' or 'Macmillan Cancer Support' may be sent c/o Daniel Robinson & Sons, 146 High Street, Epping, CM16 4AG. Tel: 01992 560890
BELSHAM, Clive Died peacefully at home 4th August 2011 aged 50. Everyone very welcome to attend his Thanksgiving service to be held Tuesday 23rd August 2011 at 12.15pm at Forest Park Crematorium, Forest Road, Hainault. Chapel Of Rest Telephone 020 8500 7475
MASKELL, Daniel Anthony Your first anniversary is approaching, miss you so much. Your daughter Kerry. xxx
BROWN, Roger 18th April 1954 - 23rd August 2008. Thought of you today, but that is nothing new. We thought about you yesterday. and the day before that too. We think of you in silence. We often speak your name. All we have are memoriesand a picture in a frame. Your memory is a keepsake which we will never part. God has you in his keeping, we have you in our hearts. We love you Jane, Laura, Olivia, James, Adam, Lee and your new grandson Ted. xxxxxxx
GOODEY, Peter 1927 -2010 Remembering my Dear Dad, who joined Mum on the 20th August last year. Miss you terribly,my main Man and my Rock. Both of you loved beyond love. Love Jan,Gal and Girls. XXXXX
BASS, Kenneth Arthur (KEN-KB) Sadly passed away 2nd August 2011 Aged 85 Years Funeral service to be held at St Edmunds Church, Abbess Roding on Tuesday 23rd August at 11.30am Family flowers only. Donations, if desired to Parkinson's UK All enquiries c/o Stuart Poulton Ltd "The Family Funeral Directors" Stuart Poulton House, High Road, North Weald Bassett, Essex, CM16 6BU 01992 522607/ 572607 "A Gentlemen Remembered with Love"