Dog walker jailed for child sex abuse

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:29am Monday 22nd September 2014

A dog walker who evaded justice for almost a decade by going into hiding has been jailed for sexually abusing a teenage girl. 

Woman 'lucky to be alive' after crash at accident black spot

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:52am Monday 22nd September 2014

A woman was taken to hospital last night after crashing her car into a bank, flipping it twice in the air.

Travellers leave rugby club

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:13pm Monday 22nd September 2014

The last of the travellers left the club at midday after setting up in the rugby club since Thursday.

Shopkeeper charged with attempted murder after meat cleaver attack

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

A shopkeeper from Chingford has been charged with attempted murder following a meat cleaver attack last week. 

Job fair attracts over 2,000 people

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

5:40pm Monday 22nd September 2014

About 20 organisations and 2,000 job-hunters attended the event at Redbridge town hall.

Centenarian was 'matchstick girl' in East End

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A nursing home threw a party to celebrate Irene Reynolds's birthday.

Bravery award for witness who restrained drunk police attacker

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:14pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A man who rushed to the scene of a car accident has been awarded for his 'exceptional' bravery after detaining the drunk driver responsible for violently attacking an officer. 

District's schools dress down to raise money for genetic charity

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Hereward County Primary School in Loughton

3:52pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A host of primary schools in Epping Forest asked their pupils to dress down in denim on Friday.

Long jump pit to inspire Olympic hopefuls

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:45pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Government grant awarded to school to improve sports

Woman claims £60,000 in illegal benefits - but is still not sent to prison

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Snaresbrook Crown Court has a huge backlog of cases

3:31pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Susan Wilson, of Cross Road, Woodford Green, was sentenced for 16 months suspended for two years and ordered to complete 200 hours of unpaid work.

Buildings open to the public

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:26pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A number of buildings normally closed to the general public threw open their doors over the weekend in Redbridge, showcasing a selection of innovative design and architecture.

Pharmacy offering discounted heart health checks

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:11pm Monday 22nd September 2014

For National Cholesterol Month in October, Mayor's Pharmacy in Woodford Green is offering blood pressure check, diabetes screening and cholesterol check for £20.

Fundraiser, 96, raises half a million for cancer cause

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:37pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Marjorie Chapman was awarded with the charity's 'Flame of Home' award this year.

Police search for missing teen

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:41pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Teen last seen in Leytonstone last night.

Tribute band company raising money for cerebal palsy sufferer

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:30pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Founder of 72 Club Terry Austen, from Snaresbrook, is raising cash for three-year-old Mayzi Price's treatment.

Organiser expands family-fun Halloween event

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Organiser Irene Bull with her granddaughter Jessica

2:30pm Monday 22nd September 2014

The organiser of a free annual village festival has decided to expand her annual children's Halloween event following demand from parents. 

Mysterious package found at council offices

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:11pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Police were called following the discovery this morning.

Man remanded over mother's murder

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:48pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Lloyd Byfield, 48, has been charged with the murder of Leighann Duffy.

Campaigners take closure of A&E plans to Downing Street

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Labour's deputy leader of the council Wes Streeting and leader of the Save King George Hospital campaign, Andy Walker outside King George Hospital.

1:30pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Conservative Cllr Paul Canal and Labour deputy leader Cllr Wes Streeting will visit Downing Street on Friday.

Arts grant applications re-open

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:10pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Applications have re-opened for a grant aimed at encouraging creative and artistic projects in Redbridge.

Students grow 15 stone pumpkin

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:49pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Youngsters have been growing the enormous fruit since February.

Man airlifted to hospital after stabbing

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:43pm Monday 22nd September 2014

The man was airlifted to Royal London Hospital this morning.

£1.2m flood defence launched

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:51pm Monday 22nd September 2014

The defence was launched after a successful 13-year campaign by residents.

Meerkats to move into new luxury apartments

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:33pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Plans have been unveiled for brand new luxury homes for a family of Meerkats at a nature park.

Water company in court this week over worker death

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:56am Monday 22nd September 2014

Raymond Holmes was killed at work in Walthamstow in 2010.

Travellers move into rugby club

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:22am Monday 22nd September 2014

The travellers and nine caravans will be forcibly evicted at 2pm by police if they still have not moved.

Teen hopes for votes in anthem competition

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:22am Monday 22nd September 2014

Sixteen-year-old wrote and recorded anthem for competition.

Brownies hold double anniversary celebration

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:53am Monday 22nd September 2014

Past and prsent members were invited to the celebration alongside parish councillors and Epping Forest MP Eleanor Laing.

Students' IQ in world's top two per cent

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:29am Monday 22nd September 2014

The eight High School students were invited to join MENSA after obtaining above average scores.

Memorial to rocket victims restored

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:44am Monday 22nd September 2014

Memorial to residents killed in 1944 rocket attack restored.

Beds shortage had 'minimal impact' on children

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: WHIPPS CROSS: Hospital bottom of cancer care table

8:02am Monday 22nd September 2014

Seven beds were removed from children's ward earlier this year.

Business owner prompts others to taste success

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:35am Monday 22nd September 2014

Experimental tea company settles into the West End after first opening in pop-up shop.

Police plea sparked by mattress fires

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Met Police launches road safety operation with 2,500 officers

7:09am Monday 22nd September 2014

Arsonists have been targeting mattresses on the streets on Waltham Forest.

Father hit by car

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:40am Sunday 21st September 2014

Michael Philpott was left with a fractured kneecap, tissue damage and a chipped tibia after being hit by a car yesterday morning.

AGM to elect new chairman

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:40am Sunday 21st September 2014

The annual general meeting will also elect a new deputy chairman and treasurer this month.

Brothers guilty of Shadwell basin killing

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:25am Saturday 20th September 2014

Two men have been found guilty of manslaughter after leaving a man to die in freezing waters in an unprovoked attack.

Man missing from Ilford

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:43am Saturday 20th September 2014

Police in Redbridge are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing 36-year-old man from Ilford. Ryan Spencer was last seen at 8am hrs on Friday September 5 in Goodmayes. He is described as a white man, approximately 5ft 8ins tall with sandy curly hair and of clean shaven appearance. Ryan is known to frequent Ilford and also Essex generally. At the time of his disappearance he was wearing a dark blue shirt and black trousers. Officers are increasingly concerned for his wellbeing and would urge anyone with information on his whereabouts to call police on 101 or Missing People on 116000 quoting Merlin 14MIS031924.

Planning applications submitted for Wanstead and Woodford

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Ilford Town Hall

8:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

Planning applications lodged for the week beginning September 15.

Speaking out - Matthew Scott on why Wanstead Hospital should not close

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

Matthew Scott is the Conservative parliamentary candidate for Leyton and Wanstead.

Latest planning applications for Epping Forest

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

A summary of planning applications submitted to Epping Forest District Council in the week up to September 26th are listed below.

Man charged with mother's murder

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:04am Friday 19th September 2014

Leighann Duffy died from a stab wound two days after she was attacked in her home on September 1.

Highams Park residents at risk of 'extermination'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:30pm Friday 19th September 2014

Dalek spotted on the streets on Waltham Forest.

Rockney duo sing the blues for lost boozers

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:16pm Friday 19th September 2014

In a month which saw the closure of yet another landmark pub in Waltham Forest, two musicians with thousands of gigs across east London and beyond to their name have written a poignant lament the loss of so many traditional boozers.

Hospital 'champion' tribunal to be held next week

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Protesters outside the hospital last night with Charlotte Monro in the centre.

3:50pm Friday 19th September 2014

Charlotte Monro was sacked from Whipss Cross Hospital after 26 years after 'speaking out' about beds shortage.

Apology over Central line disruption

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Minor delays reported on the rest of the line

3:25pm Friday 19th September 2014

London Underground has apologised to commuters following disruption on the Central line this week.

Floral artistry in show at hall

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:17pm Friday 19th September 2014

A floral artistry show will take over Chigwell Hall for two days next week.

Cyclist hospitalised after collision with van

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:07pm Friday 19th September 2014

The cyclist, a man in his 50s, was treated for chest injuries at the scene.

Road blocked following accident

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:21pm Friday 19th September 2014

An accident at the junction of Wansford Road and St Barnabas Road in Woodford Green is causing disruption.

Hundreds stopped during Operation Lockdown

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:46pm Friday 19th September 2014

Arrests made in Waltham Forest for drug and knife possession.

Vicar to run 100 miles for church centenary

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:10am Friday 19th September 2014

Reverend Martyn Hawkes will run the 20-hour loop which takes in St Albans Cathedral and Chelmsford Cathedral.






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