• Then and Now: Chingford's Bull & Crown

    Built in the 18th century, the original Bull & Crown pub in Chingford, pictured here c1890, was the meeting place and hub of the village and was often referred to as the “Old Town Hall”. The pub gave its name to the lane in which it stood, Bull

  • Registered sex offender who raped woman at knifepoint jailed

    A registered sex offender from Woodford Green has been jailed after raping a woman at knifepoint.  Keanu Vella, 30, of Maldon Walk appeared at Snaresbrook Crown Court on July 11 to be sentenced for rape, false imprisonment and breaching a court