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Reporters wanted to help your local paper and the BBC hold the council to account? 

15 Dec

As part of a UK?wide ground?breaking initiative between the BBC and regional publishers, we are seeking to recruit 37 Local Democracy Reporters based across the UK, initially on a two?year fixed term contract.


‘It’s a testament to Christian unity’ – activist hails pastor for uniting worshipers for Christmas concert 

15 Dec

A PASTOR determined to mark the Christmas season has unified churches for a concert.


Chat to police about your crime fears over a cuppa 

15 Dec

COMMUNITY members worried about crime have the chance to speak to police over a cup of coffee.


Former world karate champion raises more than £1,000 for Grenfell survivors 

15 Dec

A FORMER world karate champion raised more than a £1,000 at a dinner for Grenfell survivors.


Woman left badly bruised after muggers rip bag away on tube 

15 Dec

A WOMAN was left badly bruised after muggers ripped her bag away from her on the tube.


LOCAL PLAN: Neighbours left feeling defeated as 11,400 new homes approved 

15 Dec

NEIGHBOURS have been left feeling defeated after plans to build thousands of new homes and destroy the “lung of the area” were approved.


Idris Elba and Stormzy deliver festive cheer to poorly kids 

15 Dec

CULTURAL giants brought festive cheer to poorly kids spending Christmas in hospital.


Over 50s treated to dinner, carols and entertainment at Christmas party thanks to supermarket’s donation 

14 Dec

A community association hosted a Christmas party for over 50s at the Ex-servicemen’s Club in Harvey Road, Leytonstone this week.


More than 100 pupils take part in school’s Dick Whittington panto 

14 Dec

More than100 pupils helped put together a production of Dick Whittington for their school’s annual Christmas pantomime last weekend.


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Hyperlocal »

Ten Days of Vintage (TDOV) 

16 Dec

On our way to the Xmas market in the Working Men’s Club we walked past the window of the soft-opened from today Ten Days Of Vintage on Hoe Street.


Update Pictures 

15 Dec

Aldi in Lea Bridge Road Formerly BQ Whipps Cross Roundabout being Mini Hollandised (wrecked!) Before ...


Christmas Shopping at WMG 

15 Dec

WMG...


Stay Warm this Winter 

15 Dec

Stay warm...


Leytonstone Community Fridge 

15 Dec

Community Fridge National Scheme...


Baby Panda 

15 Dec

Baby Panda Theatre Group...


Borough of Culture ??!! 

14 Dec

So we are expected to back the bid for Borough of Culture! This is the Borough that has just agreed to cut down 81 magnificent lime trees, build over a third of of the openspace in the Town Centre, provide a smaller play area, build 4 monstrous tower...


Christmas Market & Circus Pictures 

14 Dec

At last we have images from our Event we held in association with Woodside Primary Academy on Sat 9th December 2017.


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Comment »

Could The Leytonstone, Buckingham Palace And Exhibition Road Atrocities Been Avoided… With A More Competent TfLTPH? By Jim Thomas 

9 Oct

Leytonstone Slasher, Palace Attacker And Exhibition Road Driver.


Jailed: Minicab rapist who plied student with drink and drugs 

17 Sep

A minicab tout who twice raped a student after plying her with cocaine and alcohol has been jailed for 14 years.


TfL In Another Alleged Cover Up : No Mention Of Palace Attacker Being A PH Driver In National Press. 

31 Aug

Last week, after the Palce knife attack, the main media failed to make any mention or connection, of the terrorist/attacker being an Uber driver.


ASH Architects for Social Housing 

20 Aug

Rooms of our Own attended an ASH event at the ICA on 15th August where Co-Ops for London launched their report.


RUSS Workshop 

20 Aug

Lewisham’s Rural Urban Synthesis Society, more easily referred to as RUSS, is doing really well.


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Politicians »

Welcome to Marginal Chingford 

14 Jul

In Chingford Woodford Green we are keeping up the pressure on Iain Duncan Smith and the Tories as we campaign for the new kind of politics that only Labour can deliver.


TOWER BLOCK SAFETY FEARS 

26 Jun

Lib Dem campaigner Bob Sullivan Following the disaster in West London, former long-serving Liberal Democrat Councillor Bob Sullivan contacted the Council to confirm that they are preparing to look the tower and high rise blocks in Waltham Forest and ...


Campaigning in Chingford and Woodford Green 

24 May

As a mark of respect and solidarity for those affected by the atrocity in Manchester, all campaigning has been suspended until further notice.


Labours Manifesto – brief points 

16 May

Earlier today, Labour’s election manifesto was launched in Bradford.


THIS WEBSITE IS NO LONGER IN USE 

12 May

All the information is likely out of date including contact details for Party Officers.


WEBSITE NO LONGER IN USE 

11 May

HI! This website is no longer in use and the information is out of date .


No cuts to school budgets say Chingford Parents 

9 May

The public meeting held on Monday 8th May at St Annes Hall, Chingford was determinedly against Tory cuts to local childrerns education.


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LocalGov »

Trading Standards Investigations into Lettings Agents and Property Managers 

17 Dec

Internal review request sent to Waltham Forest Borough Council by Mark on 17 December 2017 .


Hilly Field (HF) CPZ 

15 Dec

Follow up sent to Waltham Forest Borough Council by Antony Haralambous on 15 December 2017 .


No permit on car., 15th December 

15 Dec

Car with out parking permit.


Oakfield Road E17 HH CPZ consultation conclusion 

15 Dec

Response by Waltham Forest Borough Council to Natalie Jeyapalan on 15 December 2017 .


Hilly Field (HF) CPZ 

15 Dec

Response by Waltham Forest Borough Council to Antony Haralambous on 15 December 2017 .


Oakfield Road E17 HH CPZ consultation conclusion 

15 Dec

Request sent to Waltham Forest Borough Council by Natalie Jeyapalan on 15 December 2017 .


ERP Information 

13 Dec

Response by Waltham Forest Borough Council to Neil Shepherd on 13 December 2017 .


ERP Information 

13 Dec

Request sent to Waltham Forest Borough Council by Neil Shepherd on 13 December 2017 .


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Local sport »

Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre to receive new state of the art hockey pitches ahead of Women’s World Cup 2018 

4 Dec

The International Hockey Federations (FIH) global supplier Polytan will shortly begin installation of two new state-of-the-art pitches at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre ahead of the Vitality Hockey Womens World Cup London 2018 tournament...


Save the Date: Myddelton House Gardens’ Snowdrop Sale returns for 2018 

4 Dec

Event: The Ultimate Snowdrop Sale Date: Saturday 27 January 2018 Time: 10:30 12:00 (Gates open at 8:30) Price: FREE Address: Myddelton House Gardens, Bulls Cross, Enfield, Middlesex EN2 9HG Following on from the success of last years...


Update on Tom Hurley 

3 Dec

Last night Lions’ debutante Tom Hurley was injured in the 3rd period of our game with Cardiff Fire.


Invicta & Bristol Match Reports 

1 Dec

Lions Take First Point After Spirited Fightback Following on from defeat at home to Haringey two weekends before, the Lee Valley Lions returned to action on Saturday as they travelled to Kent to face the Invicta Mustangs.


Lee Valley’s Myddelton House Gardens wins gold at Enfield in Bloom Awards 

22 Nov

North Londons beautiful Myddelton House Gardens won another gold accolade at last weeks Enfield in Bloom Awards during a ceremony which took place at The Royal Chace Hotel on Thursday 16 November.


Slough & Haringey Match Reports 

15 Nov

Lions Grounded by Jets Seven matches into their NIHL South 2 (Wilkinson) campaign and still looking for that elusive first win, the Lee Valley Lions travelled to Slough to take on the Jets at their temporary rink.


Christmas Special. 

14 Nov

Time to dust off those Christmas Jumpers.


Jack Conn Cup 

14 Nov

The Jack Conn Cup is this Sunday...


No badminton for two weeks 

13 Nov

Unfortunately the school is using the sports hall for mock exams this week and next week.


Lee Valley Schools Festival welcomes pupils for day of disability tennis 

13 Nov

London 2012 legacy venue Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre welcomed dozens of disabled school children to its indoor tennis courts on Friday (10 November) to enjoy and participate in a variety of tennis related drills and activities as part...


Lee Valley Schools Festival welcomes pupils for day of disability tennis 

13 Nov

London 2012 legacy venue Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre welcomed dozens of disabled school children to its indoor tennis courts on Friday (10 November) to enjoy and participate in a variety of tennis related drills and activities as part...


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Leyton Orient »

MATCH PREVIEW: Haringey Borough v Leyton Orient – National League 

16 Dec

Leyton Orient turn their attention to the FA Trophy this weekend as they make the short trip to Coles Park to face Isthmian League North Division side Haringey Borough.


MATCH PREVIEW: Leyton Orient v Sutton United – National League 

9 Dec

Justin Edinburgh’s first home game in charge of the O’s won’t be an easy one as they play host to league leaders Sutton United.


MATCH PREVIEW: Solihull Moors v Leyton Orient – National League 

2 Dec

Leyton Orient will be looking for vast improvement under new head coach Justin Edinburgh as they travel to face bottom-of-the-league Solihull Moors.


O’s Appoint Edinburgh 

29 Nov

Leyton Orient have appointed Justin Edinburgh as new Head Coach on a two-and-a-half year contract.


MATCH PREVIEW: Torquay United v Leyton Orient – National League 

25 Nov

Leyton Orient will desperate to end their long run without a win by beating relegation rivals Torquay United.


O’s Loan N’Gala 

23 Nov

Leyton Orient have signed Dagenham & Redbridge defender Bondz N’Gala on a one-month loan deal.


MATCH PREVIEW: Leyton Orient v Chester – National League 

21 Nov

Leyton Orient will be hoping to follow up Saturday’s draw against the league leaders with a win over fellow strugglers Chester.


MATCH PREVIEW: Leyton Orient v Dover Athletic – National League 

18 Nov

Leyton Orient play their first game since the departure of Steve Davis and they face a tough test as they host league leaders Dover Athletic.


Davis Departs 

14 Nov

Leyton Orient have announced that they have parted company with Head Coach Steve Davis.


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Outdoors »

Sugarbirds 

17 Dec

One of the big photographic targets for the trip was the Cape Sugarbird – Mick and I had seen many images of these fantastic birds on equally fabulous flower heads and were very keen to try and get something similar.


70 year’s on 

16 Dec

Bewick's Swan : There is one record of a bird on the Basin in the winter of 1947.


A personal response to the London Borough of Waltham Forest’s New Local Plan – Direction of Travel consultation 

13 Dec

A local plan is a plan for the future development of the local area, drawn up by the Local Planning Authority.


Wheatear update 

12 Dec

Back in 2014 I wrote this post about World Wheatearing – you can read it here.


Pick up a…. 

10 Dec

Just gonna leave this out there for a bit.


Cow Bridge, Hackney Marshes: An Accident Waiting to Happen? 

10 Dec

Back in 2011/2012, before they were given permission to build the new pavilion at Hackney North Marsh, Hackney Council carried out two ‘risk assessments’ at Cow Bridge.


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Arts blogs »

What’s on Monday 11 December to Sunday 17 December 2017 

10 Dec

As usual, there’s lots going on – but, remember, you don’t have to join an activity to call in because everyone is welcome at The Mill whenever we are open: Tuesday-Friday – 9.30am-6pm Saturday and Sunday – 10am-2pm You can borrow a book ...


Christmas and New Year Closing 

10 Dec

The Mill will closed for Christmas and New Year holidays on Wednesday, 20 December 2017 at 6pm, the Knitting Group will meet as normal that evening.


What’s on Monday 4 December to Sunday 10 December 2017 

3 Dec

The BIG event this week is Christmas @ The Mill – 2pm-5pm on Saturday 9 December … when we’ll be welcoming all in the local community to celebrate the start of the festive season – more details below … … And, also below, are details of ...


Winter Wonderland Exhibition 

3 Dec

21 November 2017 – 12 January 2018 FREE An exhibition of art work by students from Whitefield Schools, part of Whitefield Academy Trust.


Thank you to Co-operative Members for your support! 

2 Dec

A big thank you to all the The Co-operative Members whose support helped raise £6001 for The Mill through the Local Community Fund! The Mill Trustee Alison Griffin collected the cheque last week from the staff at Higham Hill Coop.


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Features »

50% OFF FURNITURE SALE 

14 Dec

From chairs to tables, to mirrors to shelves; all furniture in store is half price in our one week Christmas sale.


50% OFF FURNITURE SALE! 

14 Dec

From chairs to tables, to mirrors to shelves; all furniture in store is half price in our one week Christmas sale.


Walking in the Snow on Wanstead Flats 

11 Dec

The overnight arrival of snow was announced early on Sunday morning by the excited screeching of my youngest son.


Old toys wanted to help spread festive cheer and reduce waste 

6 Dec

Many families will be getting lots of new toys this Christmas, but what about all those old toys clogging up cupboards or laying un-played with on the top shelf? Why not spread goodwill this festive season and recycle unwanted toys by donating them ...


New Year, New Chef – could it be you? 

2 Dec

The Hornbeam Cafe is recruiting! Do you have experience in a professional kitchen? Are you competent working in a busy space, happy to cook alone but keen to be part of vibrant and growing team? Are you enthusiastic, organised, flexible AND calm and ...


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