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.

Bluebells in full bloom

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Renata Hunter and Kissie Maltby (rear) with John and Megan Hunter and Paige and Maya Killeen in Wanstead Park.

2:50pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Spring flowers are in full bloom in Wanstead Park.

Animal fun at farm

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Four year old Archie Riches meets a goat at Foxburrows Farm

2:40pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Open day event at Foxburrows farm

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.

Heavy traffic on M25 at Waltham Abbey

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Queuing traffic westbound on the M4 between J27 and J28 (5208029)

2:20pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Heavy traffic is affecting motorists travelling anticlockwise on the M25, according to traffic reports.

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

Synagogue celebrates Passover

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Life President Betty Benscher with Rabbi Richard Jacobi

2:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

People gather for Jewish festival

Founder of performing arts company scoops award

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Joel Kern will compete for the national honour on May 21

1:40pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Woodford Green business MD is young entrepreneur of the year

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.

Easter bunny visits nursery

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Nursery gets a visit from Easter bunny

10:59am Thursday 17th April 2014

Children at Sunshine Nursery enjoyed a visit from the Easter Bunny yesterday.

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.

Charity interns raise £600 with half-marathon trek

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The interns trained for 12 weeks before the trek

11:39am Thursday 17th April 2014

A group of Barnardo’s interns raised more than £600 for the charity after walking half a marathon.

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.

Speaking Out: Hamid Rashid on high street parking

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Hamid Rashid says business is struggling, despite customers saying they want to shop in the high street more often, because of parking issues.

10:17am Thursday 17th April 2014

Hamid Rashid, the local butcher in Barkingside, speaking about parking problems in the high street.

Calls for action over rat infested site

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Joel Herga of the Church End Conservatives action group at the site

10:03am Thursday 17th April 2014

Site where wall was knocked down 20 years ago has become fly-tipping hotspot, residents claim.

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.

Two trapped after M25 collision

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Fire crews tackled a car fire in Bringsty.

7:23am Thursday 17th April 2014

Firefighters cut crash victims free

Council's bush policy 'putting life and property at risk'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Junaid and Yasmin Muzammal with six-month-old daughter Haya outside their home.

7:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Family calls for rethink over driveway ban.

New changing rooms for bowls club ladies

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Mayor Will Breare-Hall opens the new changing rooms

4:55pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

The ladies of Epping Bowls Club will no longer have to 'bump bottoms' after new changing rooms were opened.

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.

Carers support centre wins £42k grant

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Former homeless mother made MBE

4:10pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A support service for young carers won £42,000 to help unpaid young adult carers in Redbridge.

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.

Children's charity founder injured in Arctic sledding incident

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Avril Mills outside the Ice Hotel in Sweden during her Arctic trip

3:40pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Avril Mills sustained bruised ribs after coming off her dog sled in the Actic

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.

False reporting accused given crown court date

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Chelmsford Crown Court

2:30pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Nicola Benson is charged with two counts of perverting the course of justice

Man robbed by car gang

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Rawdon murder probe - police have started an investigation

1:58pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

White Samsung Galaxy phone stolen by three men

Pond overflowing with rubbish

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Eagle Pond yesterday - inundated with rubbish.

1:20pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Rubbish collects after being blown into pond from surrounding areas.

Woman accused of 'right to buy' fraud

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Chelmsford Magistrates' Court

2:12pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Sarah-Jane Foster accused of buying house at huge discount after false claim.

Tour de France business seminar

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The cost of staging  the Tour de France has increased

12:24pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

One Epping Forest is hosting a free seminar to help businesses maximise their profit-making opportunities when The Tour de France comes to the district.

Travelling entertainers looking for new members

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: John Dudman,80, started the group 38 years ago

12:17pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Cab-hoo-ary has been touring Essex for 38 years performing for free

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.

Housing association apologises to family over leak

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Maria Murtagh with neighbour Tracey Jenkins and daughter Elisa Murtagh

11:48am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Hot water flowed into home for three weeks, it is claimed.

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.

Council criticised for earning £5.6m through CCTV

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: New unattended CCTV cameras are not being used to raise money, according to Redbridge Council

10:46am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Redbridge council has been criticised for using CCTV to generate £5.6m in revenue from parking and traffic enforcement.

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.

Employee accused of stealing more than £12,000

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Chelmsford Magistrates' Court

11:10am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Alpha Jollah is charged with six counts of theft

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 






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