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Find your inner Batman at this year’s charity ‘Pumpkin Plod’ 

16 Oct 17

HALLOWEEN fans have been urged to cultivate “their inner Batman” for a sponsored charity walk.


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Cyclist ‘seriously injured’ during crash with car 

16 Oct 17

A cyclist is in a serious condition in hospital after he was involved in a crash with a car.


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Pensioners and pregnant women among ‘at-risk’ groups urged to get flu jab 

16 Oct 17

Pensioners, pregnant women and people with long-term health conditions are among those being urged to get the flu jab as winter approaches.


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JAILED: Teenage robber stole luxury watches worth thousands using fake gun in raid 

16 Oct 17

A teenager robber who made off with thousands of pounds worth of luxury by using a fake gun during a raid has been jailed.


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VIDEO: The moment thieves steal tuk tuk by pushing it away with car 

16 Oct 17

CCTV footage has emerged of brazen theives using an unusual method to steal a tuk tuk parked in a residential street.


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Why has Storm Ophelia turned the sun red? 

16 Oct 17

A red sun spotted by residents across east London this afternoon is remarkably being caused by Storm Ophelia.


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Sister’s tribute to hero brother who died in Afghanistan aged 18 

16 Oct 17

A SISTER is challenging herself to honour her marine brother who was killed in Afghanistan to make sure he “lives on” through her.


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How you can help spread Christmas cheer to hospital patients this year 

16 Oct 17

A charity has launched an appeal to help spread a little festive cheer to those who will be spending Christmas in hospital.


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Man rushed to hospital after being hit by car at busy junction 

16 Oct 17

A man was rushed to hospital after being hit by a car on Saturday evening.


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London City Airport provides free training and employment course for aspiring hospitality workers 

16 Oct 17

ASPIRING hospitality workers received a boost after London City Airport stumped up funding for a free employment and training course.


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MP Stella Creasy joins in on the fun at launch of pizza celebrating community’s diversity 

16 Oct 17

A café has created a pizza with eight different toppings to celebrate the diversity of the community it serves.


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Pregnant women to benefit from 24-hour home maternity care 

16 Oct 17

PREGNANT women will soon benefit from a new form of home maternity support.


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Father and son lose appeal over claim they ‘couldn’t remember’ who was caught doing 100mph on M25 

16 Oct 17

A father and son who refused to admit which of them was caught speeding at almost 100mph on the motorway have lost an appeal against their sentences.


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Traffic chaos after car crashes into fence 

16 Oct 17

TRAFFIC has been thrown into chaos after a car crashed into a fence.


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Diamond rings stolen after burglars break into house 

16 Oct 17

Two diamond rings were stolen after burglars were able to gain access to a home.


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Police launch manhunt after person threatened with gun 

16 Oct 17

Police are hunting a man after a person was threatened with a gun during an incident in Waltham Abbey.


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Neighbours blast petrol station expansion, fearing overdevelopment 

13 Oct 17

PEOPLE have blasted plans to expand a petrol station, fearing overdevelopment.


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Young people struggle to access mental health services because of cuts, GPs warn 

13 Oct 17

DOCTORS fear mental health is not being treated with the seriousness it deserves and “heads should roll”.


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‘It’s an exciting opportunity’ – Labour candidates gear up for local elections 

13 Oct 17

A TEACHER, journalist and campaigner have expressed “delight” at the prospect of fighting for election.


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‘Why can’t we have permits when commuters are turning our street into a car park?’ 

12 Oct 17

NEIGHBOURS say their road is being choked up by parked cars and are furious they missed out on getting parking restrictions.


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Dad who suffered shock stroke on mission to inspire others 

12 Oct 17

A STROKE survivor who overcame a brush with death to inspire others and raise awareness about the symptoms says “it could happen to anyone”.


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‘Heartbroken’ young mum battling breast cancer urges other women to check them out 

12 Oct 17

A FITNESS fanatic who never smoked, barely drunk alcohol and ate healthily was “heartbroken” after her breast cancer diagnosis.


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Woman missing for two months may be riding buses in Walthamstow 

12 Oct 17

A woman who has been missing for the past two months is thought to have been spotted in the Walthamstow area.


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Driver refused to tell police who was clocked doing 107mph on M25 in his car 

12 Oct 17

A driver has been fined after refusing to tell police who was behind the wheel when his car was caught racing along the M25 at more than 100mph.


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Tree surgeon and homeowner fined after protected willow chopped down 

11 Oct 17

A tree surgeon and homeowner have been fined after they cut down a protected willow tree.


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Boost for patients as health clinics set to undergo refurbishments 

11 Oct 17

THREE health centres across Redbridge are set to undergo renovation work.


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Scores of youngsters awarded for work in the community 

11 Oct 17

More than 100 young people from across Waltham Forest came together to be honoured for a variety of achievements and receive grants for their schools.


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England legend Gooch backs plan to turn historic cricket pavilion into food market 

11 Oct 17

Legendary England batsman Graham Gooch has got behind a plan to transform a decaying cricket pavilion into a food market.


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‘The last of east London’s traditional community pubs will be gone when we close’ 

11 Oct 17

A landlady expects to call time on the traditional east London pub when the final bell for last orders bell rings behind her bar later this month.


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Councillors fear one storey extension may damage neighbouring properties 

11 Oct 17

Councillors have objected to a resident’s plan to build an extension.


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Leyton had ‘fallen in love’ with stolen coffee tuk tuk Fred 

11 Oct 17

A business owner says she would “super happy” to be reunited with her coffee-selling tuk tuk after it was snatched by thieves.


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‘Vulnerable’ traders rally together to form anti-crime Whatsapp group 

11 Oct 17

TRADERS left feeling “vulnerable” after a shopkeeper was racially abused and attacked by thugs have banded together.


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After years in the making, Walthamstow Wetlands opens to the public next week 

10 Oct 17

Walthamstow Wetlands is set to open to the public next week after a project years in the making to turn the area into a nature reserve.


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Government launch plan to tackle racial inequality in ‘hotspot’ borough 

10 Oct 17

Waltham Forest is one of 20 areas across the UK where measures will be taken to tackle racial inequalities under new government plans.


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Teen battling cancer hails ‘family’ he made at local hospice for new film 

10 Oct 17

A TEENAGER battling cancer has spoken about the “family” he found while receiving treatment at a hospice.


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‘I felt like I’d been hit’ – Labour man voices dismay after learning he will not be reselected to stand for election 

10 Oct 17

A COUNCILLOR said he felt like he “had been hit” after discovering he had not been reselected to stand for election.


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Mother felt ‘she could never be happy again’ after eight-year-old daughter’s sight loss diagnosis 

10 Oct 17

A MOTHER struggling with her eight-year-old daughter’s sight loss said diagnosis made her feel “like she could never be truly happy again.


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Winners of photography competition set to go on show at hospital 

10 Oct 17

Winners of a competition for budding photographers will see their work go on display on the walls of Whipps Cross Hospital next month.


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Sunday Times bestseller with quirky, offbeat charm 

10 Oct 17

Eleanor Oliphant leads a simple life.


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Hunt for ‘rogue traders’ after elderly man targeted in distraction burglaries 

10 Oct 17

CCTV images have been released of two potential rogue traders police want to identify after an elderly man was targeted in distraction burglaries.


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Here are the latest people to be fined for fly-tipping in Epping Forest 

10 Oct 17

Five fly-tippers have been fined thousands of pounds in total after dumping rubbish in Epping Forest.


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‘It’s an amazing opportunity’ – Borough of Culture bid launches in earnest 

10 Oct 17

REDBRIDGE Council has officially launched its bid to become the first London Borough of Culture.


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Police say escaped prisoner has links to London and Essex 

10 Oct 17

A escaped prisoner may be in London or Essex according to police trying to track him down.


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Young man ‘slashed in face with knife’ during high street attack 

9 Oct 17

A young man has been taken to hospital after he was slashed in the face during a reported knife attack.


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Council staff ‘donned dressing gowns to stay warm’ during Town Hall heating problems 

9 Oct 17

Council staff say they were forced to wrap up in dressing gowns to beat autumnal chills at work after repairs stopped heating bring switched on at Town Hall.


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‘Hardy souls’ challenged to Halloween ghost walk in the night through woods 

9 Oct 17

HALLOWEEN fanatics have been challenged to a ghost walk through the woods after dark.


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Popular pub which shut down at short notice reopens 

9 Oct 17

A POPULAR pub which recently shut down at short notice has reopened.


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‘Olympic effect’ sees borough’s property price per foot skyrocket 

9 Oct 17

The average price of a home in Waltham Forest now costs nearly £500 per square foot- almost double the figure from five years ago.


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First homes completed in project to build 300 new council houses 

9 Oct 17

Tenants have been welcomed into homes at the first of a series of developments to provide 300 new council homes in Epping Forest.


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Supermarket offers parents parking spaces in bid to cut pollution at school 

9 Oct 17

A supermarket is offering parents a space at their car park in a bid to reduce pollution at a nearby school.







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