• Miller joins Daggers on loan deal

    DAGENHAM & Redbridge have announced the signing of Gillingham midfielder Adam Miller on a one-month loan deal. The 27-year-old will provide competition for the likes of Peter Gain, Danny Green and Jon Nurse and could go straight into the squad to face

  • WALTHAMSTOW: Government minister visits primary school

    A GOVERNMENT minister spoke to primary school children about climate change today. Mike Foster, international development minister, visited Mission Grove Primary School, in Buxton Road, Walthamstow. The Year 5 pupils asked the minister what the Government

  • WALTHAMSTOW: Special calendar to raise funds for Art Trail

    FUND raising has begun for next year's E17 Art Trail. Local artists and businesses have begun working together to create the Walthamstow Calendar, which features monthly images from all over Walthamstow. Each image is donated by an artist or resident

  • WALTHAM FOREST: Renowned researcher to speak on dyslexia

    A RENOWNED researcher is to speak at the Waltham Forest Dyslexia Association's AGM. Dr Lindsay Peer will speak at the meeting on November 25 at Walthamstow Central Library on the topic of glue ear and dyslexia. She is a fellow of the International

  • BUCKHURST HILL: Flats for house plan up for third appeal

    CONTROVERSIAL plans to demolish a house to make way for ten flats are due to go to planning appeal for the THIRD time in as many years. Hillcote Ltd have already had plans to demolish 51 Epping New Road, Buckhurst Hill, to build the block of flats turned

  • WALTHAMSTOW: Library to launch business section

    WALTHAMSTOW Library is set to launch a new business division. The library is involved with a project called Modern Local Business Library and aims to work with eight local businesses to introduce them to library resources. The scheme will also try

  • WALTHAM FOREST: Refuge for victims of forced marriage opens

    A NEW refuge for women from the south Asian community who are at risk of honour-based violence or being forced into marriage has officially opened in Waltham Forest. The Saranaya Refuge is the second of its kind in the UK and both refuges are

  • EPPING: Hospital radio fund-raiser this Saturday

    A PARTY to raise money for St Margaret's Hospital's Radio Forest channel is being held this Saturday (November 14) in Epping. The radio station, which also provides broadcasts for The Spencer Close Unit in Epping, The Derwent Centre in Harlow and the

  • WANSTEAD: Anger over library parking charges plan

    CRITICS say plans to introduce parking charges at a popular library will unfairly penalise hundreds of elderly users. People will soon have to pay to use Wanstead Library's car park, in Spratt Hall Road, after the council said it would bring

  • Sound Advice: Don't marry them, have me Beautiful South!

    CALLING all unsigned bands! Yes, you over there! Remember that '90s band The Beautiful South? You know, that one that did all those catchy easy-on-the-ear pop wonders such as 'Rotterdam', 'Don't Marry Her' and 'Thingy'. Well, they're coming to Walthamstow

  • WALTHAM FOREST: Woman speaks on forced marriage ordeal

    A YOUNG woman who escaped a forced marriage has spoken of her ordeal as a new refuge for women like her opens in Waltham Forest. Known only as Farhana, she was helped by the Ashiana Network, which runs refuges for women who are victims of forced

  • THEYDON BOIS: Drugs factory location revealed

    POLICE have today begun removing more than 5,000 cannabis plants from a drugs factory in Theydon Bois - which the Guardian can reveal is located at Blunts Farm. The collection of drugs, in Coopersale Lane, is thought to be one of the largest

  • WOODFORD GREEN: Half-finished road an 'insult' say residents

    ANGRY residents have accused the council of 'taunting' them by relaying part of their road and leaving the rest as a pot-holed dirt track. Landscape Road, in Woodford Green, is one of 69 unadopted streets across the borough - many of them public

  • EPPING: Charity Xmas bazaar this Saturday

    A CHRISTMAS bazaar is being held this Saturday (November 14) to raise money for Epping volunteering charity the Evergreen Club. The event, at Penny Court Hall in Hemnall Street, Epping, starts at 10.30am and runs until 12.30pm. Items for sale on

  • WALTHAMSTOW: Robbers sought after three attacks

    POLICE are hunting robbers who carried out three violent attacks in quick succession. A man was kicked and punched to the ground by two men at 6.50pm on Wednseday, October 28, in St Mary’s Road, Walthamstow, but the robbers failed to steal

  • WOODFORD GREEN: Customers praise 'god send' newsagent

    GRATEFUL former customers have said a fond farewell to a popular newsagent who sold his shop after working for 22 years without a holiday. Colin Foxwell has decided to sell Foxwell Newsagents in Woodford Green High Road and take a well-earned

  • CHINGFORD: Rape claim proves false

    THE investigation into an alleged rape on a 14-year-old girl has closed after the allegation prove false, police have confirmed. The girl told officers she was raped by a man in his late teens on October 2 in an alleyway between Lukin Crescent

  • LOUGHTON: Cockney help for special school pool

    A SPECIAL school has enlisted Cockney charm in its quest to raise funds for a hydrotherapy pool. Oakview School, in Whitehills Road, Loughton, needs to raise £75,000 within 18 months to gain a matched grant from Essex County Council for the

  • Daggers Essex Senior Cup draw

    DAGENHAM & Redbridge will face a trip to either Halstead Town or Harlow Town in round four of the Essex Senior Cup. The Daggers scraped through the last round against Great Wakering Rovers, prevailing 5-4 on penalties after playing out a thrilling 3-

  • Fallen soldier's body flown home

    THE body of a Walthamstow-born soldier who was shot dead in Afghanistan is being flown home to Britain this morning. Darren Chant, 40, was killed alongside four other servicemen when an Afghan policeman opened fire on them at a checkpoint last

  • TRAVEL: Victoria line part suspended

    THERE are delays for commuters travelling from and through Walthamstow this morning following the part suspension of the Victoria underground line. The line is currently shut between Warren Street and Brixton after a train broke down at Green Park.

  • EPPING: Animal sanctuary raided by police

    A WOMAN who runs an animal sanctuary has spoken of her shock after her home was raided by police following allegations that she was selling rare tortoises illegally. Tracy Cooper, 43, who runs the Small Animals Boarding and Rescue centre at her house