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This woman’s baking skills have raised nearly £6,000 

23 Jun 17

ONE woman’s baking skills have raised nearly £6,000 for a children’s hospice.


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This ‘gentle soul’ has lived through both world wars and she’s just turned 105 

23 Jun 17

A WOMAN born before the First World War celebrated a very special occasion over the weekend as she turned an incredible 105.


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Finsbury Park mosque attack: Darren Osborne charged 

23 Jun 17

Darren Osborne has been charged with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder after a van drove into people near Finsbury Park mosque, the Crown Prosecution Service has said.


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Redbridge Council confirms none of its tower blocks are fitted with sprinklers 

23 Jun 17

No council-owned tower blocks in Redbridge are currently fitted with sprinklers, it has been confirmed.


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Campaign launched for redevelopment of failing hospital 

22 Jun 17

A COUNCIL is calling on people to get on board for its campaign for a new hospital.


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Community iftar brings different faiths together 

22 Jun 17

A COMMUNITY iftar was held at a college to bring people of all faiths together.


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Orient officially has new owners 

22 Jun 17

Leyton Orient have officially been sold to long-life Orient fan Nigel Travis the club website confirmed.


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Holocaust survivor asks students to make pledge to fight injustices 

22 Jun 17

A HOLOCAUST survivor asked students to promise not to stand-by and watch injustices take place when he visited them to mark Refugee Week.


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Black blood donors desperately needed to fight growing disorder 

22 Jun 17

THE NHS is appealing for black people to give blood to save the lives of patients with sickle cell disease.


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‘Out of control’ bonfire sparks ‘severe’ garden blaze 

22 Jun 17

AN “out of control” bonfire tore through a garden as it set fire to sheds in two homes.


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Youngsters crowned England’s best school football team 

22 Jun 17

Youngsters from a Buckhurst Hill have been crowned the best school team in England after they won a dream final at a Premier League stadium.


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Turkish restaurant’s late-night opening plans rejected after 100 neighbours complain 

22 Jun 17

A RESTAURANT owner’s controversial bid to stay open until 2am has been rejected after more than 100 neighbours slammed the plans.


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Football club raising cash for funeral of former player Elijah Dornelly 

22 Jun 17

A FOOTBALL club will hold a memorial tournament for one of its former members who was stabbed to death.


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Council: ‘No sprinklers fitted in our tower blocks’ 

22 Jun 17

No council-owned tower blocks in Waltham Forest are currently fitted with sprinkler systems, it has been confirmed.


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FOUND: Samera is reunited with her family 

22 Jun 17

The family of a woman who went missing has confirmed she has been found.


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School rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted in first report after opening 

21 Jun 17

STAFF at a school are “delighted” after it was judged to be ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted in its first inspection.


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Deadline extended: See who has been nominated in our awards so far and add to it 

21 Jun 17

You’ve had two weeks to nominate your favourite restaurant or food business in our Guardian Food Awards.


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Brother of late councillor hopes to fill his shoes 

21 Jun 17

THE BROTHER of a councillor who died aged 34 is hoping to fill his shoes.


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Cricket club having a laugh for fundraiser 

21 Jun 17

Cricketers will stage an evening of comedy to raise funds for their club.


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Teenager walks free from court because his alleged victim had an exam 

21 Jun 17

A TEENAGER walked free from court after his alleged victim decided not to turn up because he had an exam.


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TOWER BLOCK FEARS: Council won’t tell us if flats have sprinklers 

21 Jun 17

Concerns have been raised over the safety of Waltham Forest’s high-rise buildings after dozens lost their lives in the Grenfell Tower fire.


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Family day out to showcase British aircrafts 

21 Jun 17

A FAMILY day out will showcase the best of British culture.


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These ‘drunk’ road markings are confusing both drivers and cyclists 

21 Jun 17

NEW road markings on a busy main road have been branded “drunk” and “ludicrous” by confused drivers.


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Foodie night market set for summer return 

21 Jun 17

A NIGHT food market is set to return to Walthamstow Town Square for eight weeks starting next month.


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Council leader and MPs write to Jeremy Hunt to ‘stop him closing borough’s only A&E’ 

21 Jun 17

A COUNCIL leader and two MPs have called on the Health Secretary to stop the Government closing the borough’s only A&E department.


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STABBING: Man found bleeding outside shop – but is saved by policemen who happened to be there 

21 Jun 17

A STAB victim was saved by police officers who happened to be investigating a fight at a nearby shop.


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‘Shots fired’ in quiet neighbourhood 

21 Jun 17

Police were scrambled to early morning reports of “shots fired” in a residential road.


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Youngsters celebrate launch of new literacy shed 

21 Jun 17

Youngsters at a Loughton primary school now have a quiet place to read after they opened a literacy shed.


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Model who tricked pensioners to feed her crack habit escapes jail 

21 Jun 17

A MODEL who stole from pensioners to feed her crack cocaine habit wept after being told she will escape jail if she can stay off drugs.


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Restaurant owner fighting 100 neighbours to stay open later claims they have been ‘misled’ 

21 Jun 17

A RESTAURANT OWNER fighting 100 of his neighbours in a bid to stay open later claims the whole fiasco has been a “misunderstanding”.


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Net closes in on fly-tipping menace calling himself ‘Jason’ 

21 Jun 17

THE NET is closing in a fly-tipping menace suspected of dumping tonnes of rubbish mere metres from a waste plant.


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Walthamstow man, 33, charged with terrorism 

21 Jun 17

A MAN is due to appear in court charged with terrorism.


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Plans to transform town hall site into modern neighbourhood given go-ahead 

20 Jun 17

AMBITIOUS plans to transform a town hall campus into a “hub for the whole community” have been passed by a council.


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The best rooftop bars to visit this summer 

20 Jun 17

We have tried, tested and researched the best and highest hot spots to visit throughout the summer…


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This woman spent 60 years helping people across the world and now she’s got an MBE for it 

20 Jun 17

A CHARITY WORKER who has devoted 60 years to helping society’s most vulnerable has been given an MBE.


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Take to the skies over Chingford with these mechanic wonders 

20 Jun 17

One of the oldest model flying clubs in the world is letting the public take to the skies over Epping Forest.


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Roll up, roll up! Art Trail organisers call for recruits 

20 Jun 17

THE WOMAN behind the Wanstead Art Trail is calling for people to get involved in this year’s event.


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GALLERY: Health and beauty students strut their stuff on catwalk 

20 Jun 17

STUDENTS studying hair and beauty took to the catwalk to showcase their new skills.


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Man comes forward after ‘utterly horrific’ sexual assault on Central Line 

20 Jun 17

A MAN has come forward to “help police” after two women were put through an “utterly horrific” sexual assault on board a Central Line train.


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Students to rock out at School of Rock 

20 Jun 17

STUDENTS will rock out on the stage as they perform an iconic musical.


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Grandma-of-three gets MBE for 13 years of supporting her local children’s hospice 

20 Jun 17

AN “INSPIRATIONAL” grandmother has been given an MBE for supporting her local children’s hospice for over a decade.


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Yobs destroy table tennis meant for kids 

20 Jun 17

YOBS have vandalised an outdoor table tennis just two months after it was installed.


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Inflatable ‘wiggly worm’ won’t be dangerous for children after Summer’s death 

20 Jun 17

An inflatable will be among the attractions at a festival after assurances it will not be dangerous for children.


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Community space nominated for top architecture gongs 

20 Jun 17

A new community space in Walthamstow has been shortlisted for two prestigious architecture awards.


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‘Don’t let it divide us’ calls MP after mosque terror attack 

20 Jun 17

Iain Duncan Smith has called for calm after the terror attack on worshippers outside a mosque and said we must not let it “divide us as a nation”.


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Council’s parking experiment ‘discriminates’ against shoppers and businesses 

20 Jun 17

BUSINESSES and shoppers are calling on the council to reverse parking measures that “discriminate” against Woodford Bridge.


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Man held over Finsbury Park attack is dad-of-four Darren Osborne 

19 Jun 17

A man held by police over the Finsbury Park attack has been identified as 47-year-old father of four Darren Osborne.


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Girl, 15, with learning difficulties found safe and sound 

19 Jun 17

The family of a 15-year-old girl who went missing confirmed she has been found safe and well.


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Time is running out to nominate your favourite places in our food awards – they don’t just include restaurants 

19 Jun 17

There are only a few days left to nominate your favourite restaurant or food business in 2017’s Guardian Food Awards.


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Search launched to trace missing Samera 

19 Jun 17

A SEARCH has been launched to trace a missing woman.







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