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Thinking behind controversial Mini Holland scheme explained on walking tour 

19 Jun 18

Whatever side you sit on, the Mini Holland cycling scheme is a controversial subject.


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Driver named and shamed following Christmas drink and drug crack down 

19 Jun 18

A driver has been named and shamed by police after being caught in their Christmas anti-drink and drug crack down.


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‘I want an apology’: WWII veteran claims council took 12 hours to attend after kitchen flooded 

19 Jun 18

A WWII veteran is demanding an apology and £200 from the council after it took 12 hours to send help while his kitchen flooded with “dirty, stinking water”.


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Tube delays after station fire alert 

19 Jun 18

With England’s glorious victory over Tunisia and Captain Kane’s opportune double fresh in the mind, here are some things to consider to keep the good mood going.


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FGM victims urged to visit new clinic at Whipps Cross 

19 Jun 18

Victims of the “horrific” practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) can now get help at a walk-in clinic at Whipps Cross Hospital, which is the first of its kind in the country.


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Young recyclers donate nine tonnes of old clothes 

19 Jun 18

Thousands of pounds has been raised by school children who donated one and a half African elephants worth of old clothes.


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RSPCA uses cooking oil to free fox cub who was ‘wheely’ stuck 

19 Jun 18

A fox cub who got his head stuck in the hole of an abandoned car wheel has been rescued by RSPCA officers – with the help of vegetable oil.


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Can you help police find this missing 14-year-old girl? 

19 Jun 18

A search has been launched by officers in Waltham Forest to trace a missing 14-year-old girl.


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Poll results: Tiny minority still not wearing seatbelts 

19 Jun 18

A tiny minority of people have admitted to driving without a seatbelt.


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‘An accident waiting to happen’: Pensioner calls for site of fatal fire to be secured 

19 Jun 18

A pensioner living next to a care home which burned down in April, killing one person, says the insecure building is “an accident waiting to happen”.


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Arrests made in cannabis farm bust 

19 Jun 18

A drugs bust led to the arrest of four people.


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Considering a career in communications? Sign up for this free bootcamp 

19 Jun 18

Young men and women interested in pursuing a career in communications are invited to take part in a bootcamp led by industry professionals.


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How your boiler could kill you this summer 

19 Jun 18

Your central heating boiler could be silently KILLING you this summer – with the warmer months identified as a key carbon monoxide poisoning risk.


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Listed planter and desk takes council’s business case bill to quarter of a million pounds 

19 Jun 18

A listed planter means a business case looking into how council staff can be fit into one building will cost a quarter of a million pounds.


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Nearly 100 new Tubes to be built on Piccadilly line 

19 Jun 18

Transport for London (TfL) has announced a £1.5 billion contract to build nearly 100 new Tubes along the Piccadilly line in order to increase peak-time capacity by 21,000.


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Mayor calls for ban on sales of new petrol and diesel vehicles 

19 Jun 18

The Mayor of London is calling on the government to ban the sale of new diesel and petrol vehicles by 2030.


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This morning update will help you make the best start to your day 

19 Jun 18

It will be a nice day later on but be sure to keep updated so you can stay out of the traffic jams.


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Church to welcome female composers from across the globe for fundraising concert 

19 Jun 18

Female composers from around the globe will gather in Walthamstow for an evening of classical art song.


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MP calls for parliamentary debate on ULEZ expansion 

19 Jun 18

An MP has called for a parliamentary debate on the proposed expansion of the Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ).


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Sunshine set to last all week and continue into weekend 

18 Jun 18

Looking for some Monday motivation as you face your commute home today? The sunshine is set to continue throughout the week and into the weekend.


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Lib Dems accused of abusing public office in leisure centre campaign 

18 Jun 18

The Conservative group has rounded on political opponents charged with running a ‘misleading’ campaign to save Epping’s sports centre.


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Local MP meets French president 

18 Jun 18

An MP met with the French President to discuss a Franco-British young leaders’ programme.


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Plans to close renowned dogging hot spot and restrict access to tea hut 

18 Jun 18

Action could be taken to close a renowned dogging and fly-tipping hot spot.


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Council approves 48 houses on council land, not one is affordable 

18 Jun 18

Waltham Forest Council has approved 48 new houses on council land but – not one will be affordable.


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Man, 27, arrested after car flips onto roof 

18 Jun 18

A 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of taking a vehicle without the owner’s consent after he flipped a car onto its roof early this morning.


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Can you help this group trekking 150 miles for homeless hostel reach its fundraising target? 

18 Jun 18

Trustees and colleagues at a homeless hostel who are walking the London Loop have reached the half-way point of the 150 mile challenge – and raised more than £2,800.


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Residents fear asbestos exposure at primary school 

18 Jun 18

Neighbours want to ensure children and staff are not exposed to asbestos at a primary school during building and demolition works.


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Calling all artists: get a thrill out of seeing your work on show at this year’s Wanstead Arts Trail 

18 Jun 18

Creative people can get a “real thrill” out of seeing their work on display when the Wanstead Art Trail kicks off.


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Head of air ambulance named director of the year 

18 Jun 18

The head of a life saving helicopter service has been named director of the year.


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Three cars stolen in burglary 

18 Jun 18

Burglars stole three cars from one property.


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Morning update: There for you every morning 

18 Jun 18

“I don’t like Mondays.


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Town’s MP backs better cervical cancer screening 

17 Jun 18

The town’s MP has thrown her weight behind a campaign to raise awareness of the potentially life-saving benefits of cervical screening tests.


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Father’s Day story: Seven-year-old girl’s ‘overwhelming’ gesture in memory of grandfather 

17 Jun 18

A “remarkable” seven-year-old girl surprised her parents by holding a charity bake sale for the hospice who took care of the grandfather she never met.


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Well known town cat immortalised in fiction 

17 Jun 18

A well known black and white cat has been immortalised in a children’s book.


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Sunshine could protect you against bowel cancer 

17 Jun 18

Getting out and about in the sun could protect you against bowel cancer, a new study found.


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Award for volunteer museum team 

17 Jun 18

Volunteers instrumental in the curation of a museum’s exhibitions have won an award.


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Cyclist injured in crash at busy junction 

16 Jun 18

A cyclist suffered facial injuries when he was hit by a car in Walthamstow.


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Police launch search to trace missing boy, 14 

16 Jun 18

A search has been launched by police in Waltham Forest to trace a missing 14-year-old boy.


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Lazy Brits say walking for more than 30 minutes is ‘too far’ 

16 Jun 18

The average Brit considers anything more than a 30 minute walk to be ‘too far’ to do on foot, according to research.


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Environmentalist twins meet Sir David Attenborough 

16 Jun 18

A pair of twins who are passionate about the environment got to meet their hero, Sir David Attenborough.


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Enraged pedestrian writes ‘n*b’ in lipstick on pavement blocking car 

16 Jun 18

An irate pedestrian incensed by poor parking scrawled on a car’s windscreen with a tube of lipstick.


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CCTV images released after distraction theft in bank 

16 Jun 18

Police investigating a distraction theft at a bank have released CCTV images of two women they wish to speak with.


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We might be able to regenerate body parts soon 

16 Jun 18

The dream of regenerating human body parts could become a reality after a major scientific advance.


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Sensory hub for special needs pupils unveiled thanks to Freemasons 

16 Jun 18

A sensory shed that can calm children with special needs was unveiled yesterday (June 13).


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‘Worrying’ decrease in cervical cancer screenings 

16 Jun 18

Fewer women in Waltham Forest and Redbridge are being screened for cervical cancer, according to the latest NHS data.


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What’s on this weekend in East London, 16th and 17th June 2018 

15 Jun 18

Jazz through the Ages…


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Evening update: Busy rush hour with long queues on North Circular 

15 Jun 18

It’s the final day of the week so let’s try and not the let the traffic ruin your mood.


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120mph car thief jailed after crashing five times 

15 Jun 18

A car jacker who crashed into five cars in a dramatic escape attempt down the M11 has been jailed.


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Doubts over mayor’s plans to make London healthier 

15 Jun 18

A politician has raised doubts about whether plans set out by Sadiq Khan to make London healthier will work.


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Redbridge Citizens Advice Bureau to reopen after ‘funding obstacles’ 

15 Jun 18

Redbridge Citizens Advice Bureau has outlined a return to business as usual after battling a number of funding “obstacles.







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