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Woking v Leyton Orient 

19 Aug

Live coverage of Saturday's National League game between Woking and Leyton Orient.

Fancy dress shop owner fined £6,000 for superhero counterfeits 

18 Aug

A fancy dress shop owner was fined £6,000 after being found with counterfeit superhero costumes.

Man needed stitches after being attacked with knife and crow bar 

18 Aug

A man sustained cuts to his head and arm and needed stitches after being attacked by a man wielding a knife and a crow bar.

‘Disgraceful’ Royal Mail delivery office move confirmed for September 

18 Aug

THE RELOCATION of a Royal Mail delivery office branded “disgraceful” by neighbours has been confirmed for next month.

What happens if you get ill over the bank holiday? 

18 Aug

DOCTORS are urging people to think twice before heading to A&E with an injury or illness over the August bank holiday.

Police launch search to trace missing boy, 17 

18 Aug

Police in Waltham Forest have launched a search to trace a missing 17-year-old boy.

Chigwell actress ‘hid in freezer’ as Barcelona attack unfolded 

18 Aug

Holby City actress Laila Rouass hid in a restaurant freezer as the attack in Barcelona unfolded.

Mayor aims to tackle borough’s rising levels of diabetes 

18 Aug

A mayor who has three decades of experience working as a nurse is using her position to tackle the rising levels of diabetes in the borough.

Want to win a date with these two TOWIE ladies? 

18 Aug

REALITY TV fans are in with a chance of bagging the afternoon TOWIE tea date of their dreams.

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Hyperlocal »

Funding approved for Street Party 

17 Aug

We are very pleased to announce that this year we will be receiving funding from Waltham Forest Council High Street Ward to help cover the costs of the party.

Wildcard Lockwood 

14 Aug

If you have read my blog before, then what I am about to write will come as no surprise.

Be Magnificent exhibition, William Morris Gallery 

12 Aug

The ‘Be Magnificent’ exhibition is the latest in what has been a series of fascinating shows at the William Morris Gallery.

Panto Horse – first attempt… 

8 Aug


Swift Nesting Boxes Proposal 

7 Aug

Follow the link below for information about the proposal to have Swift Nesting Boxes on the road and surrounding streets.

A Big Thank You 

4 Aug

Thanks to all those who battled through the rainy day to try and keep our event running last Saturday, 29th July.

Flood Relief Plans/Consultation 

2 Aug

See PDF.


31 Jul

You know how people go on about how they have never seen Star Wars, well I had a similar claim.

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Comment »

Holloway Prison Site 

3 Aug

Many of you will know that the Holloway Women’s Prison has been closed and the women sent out of London to prisons elsewhere.

It’s been a long time! 

31 Jul

We know we havent posted much information lately, but we HAVE been busy.

Pictures from our vigil last night in Walthamstow 

19 May

Balfour Declaration centenary - 69 years of Israel's illegal and brutal occupation of Palestine - 1500 Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike for over a month.

Join WFPSC vigil tonight 6.30 in Walthamstow Town Square 

18 May

Tonight we will remember: - 100 years of the fateful Balfour Declaration which promised Palestinian land to the Zionist movement.

Visit our Palestine Solidarity stall in Walthamstow 

12 May

Tomorrow, Saturday 13 May ’17, we will devote our stall to Balfour Declaration and 69 anniversary of dispossession of the Palestinians.

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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.


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.


12 May

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


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 »

The telephone pole emits a buzzing sound., 20th August 

20 Aug

The telephone pole buzzes and it is really annoying, especially at night time.

Dead fox, 19th August 

19 Aug

Dead baby fox on pavement Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Hainault Road, E11 Report on FixMyStreet...

Rubbish spilling out of bins and strewn across front garden 17 Calderon Road E11 4ET, rat spotted this morning 18/08/2017, 18th August 

18 Aug

Health hazard, rubbish all over front garden, rat spotted this morning.

Street sign knocked over, 18th August 

18 Aug

A road traffic sign has been uprooted and is now on the footpath.

Camera models used to issue PCN 

18 Aug

Response by Waltham Forest Borough Council to Colin nguyen on 18 August 2017 .

Turn left restrictions Blackhorse Road into Forest Road. 

18 Aug

Follow up sent to Waltham Forest Borough Council by steven inkpen on 18 August 2017 .

Management Structure 

17 Aug

Response by Waltham Forest Borough Council to Kalon on 17 August 2017 .

Schools admissions cut-off distance data 

17 Aug

Follow up sent to Waltham Forest Borough Council by Ms B Unwin on 17 August 2017 .

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Local sport »

Chingford v Hertford – Cancelled 

17 Aug

Our 1st XV have unfortunately had to withdraw from our away friendly to Hertford.

Chingford v Old Colfeians – Update 

11 Aug

Good News!! The game is back on at CRFC...

Chingford v Old Colfeians 

11 Aug

The Location of this fixture has changed...

Chingford youth are recruiting 

10 Aug

This Years Under 7's and 8's are recruiting...

Jordan Turner & James Joseph Return 

10 Aug

The Lee Valley Lions are pleased to announce their next pair of signing’s with youngster Jordan Turner and, club appearance record holder James Joseph returning for the 2017/18 season.

Lions Bring in Shepherd & Re-Sign Robin Young 

3 Aug

The Lee Valley Lions are delighted to announce the signings of young goalie Brett Shepherd and experienced defence-man Robin Young for the upcoming season.

Matthew New Memorial Sevens 

31 Jul

Chingford will be attending this years Matthew New Memorial Sevens hosted by Braintree RFC...

Free Beer…. 

31 Jul

You read that right, Danny is giving away free beer...

Pre Season Social 

27 Jul

Chingford host Old Colfeians on 12th August in their first preseason friendly.

Awoyemi & Gillingham Next to Return 

27 Jul

Lee Valley Lions are pleased to announce the returns of Sam Awoyemi Ben Gillingham for 2017/18.

Death of Darrin Zinger 

26 Jul

We are sad to discover that Darrin Zinger , one of the Lions’ defenceman from the 90s team, passed away yesterday after a long illness at the age of 53.

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Leyton Orient »

MATCH PREVIEW: Woking v Leyton Orient – National League 

19 Aug

Leyton Orient fans will be looking for a response from their side at the Kingfield Stadium after enduring a heavy defeat at Bromley on Tuesday night.

MATCH PREVIEW: Bromley v Leyton Orient – National League 

15 Aug

Leyton Orient have got maximum points from their last two home games.


12 Aug

George Elokobi was voted Total Orient Man of the Match against Maidstone United with 46% of the vote.

MATCH PREVIEW: Leyton Orient v Maidstone United – National League 

12 Aug

Leyton Orient recorded their first points of the season on Tuesday night and they will be looking to take advantage of back-to-back home games by claiming a consecutive victory.

Leyton Orient 3 Solihull Moors 1, 9/8/17 

9 Aug

[Caveat: Thanks to British Airways I actually arrived 30 minutes late for this game, so what you'll read belowcontains even more made up stuff than usual.


9 Aug

Jake Caprice was voted Total Orient Man of the Match against Solihull Moors with 27% of the vote.

MATCH PREVIEW: Leyton Orient v Solihull Moors – National League 

8 Aug

Leyton Orient will be hoping to put Saturday’s defeat behind them and record their first win in their first home game of the season.

MATCH PREVIEW: Sutton United v Leyton Orient – National League 

5 Aug

Leyton Orient begin their 2017/18 National League campaign with a trip to Gander Green Lane to face Sutton United in front of the BT Sport cameras.

GUEST BLOG! James Masters: “At our lowest ebb, we were there together” 

3 Aug

Orient lost every single game journalist and lifelong fan James Masters attended last season.

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Outdoors »

June/July 2017: Dead and buried 

8 Aug

I refer to the birding Hades that is summer, but equally I could be talking about the blog, which just about remains on life support waiting for someone to pull the plug.

Community Picnic 20th August 

2 Aug

Join us for a picnic! Save Lea Marshes is organising a picnic on Sunday 20 August, from midday, on the open green space in front of the entrance to the Waterworks Centre.

List advancement 

30 Jul

I have chosen my title with care, as although my list has indeed increased, I don't believe it truly counts as twitching - I will elaborate shortly.

Family twitching 

24 Jul

This Saturday was the mass exodus at the start of the summer holidays.

A dip into my twitching past 

22 Jul

It is time to dip into the past, mainly as there is nothing happening in the present.

Two nights and a day in Estonia 

20 Jul

I'd been to Estonia once before in the depths of winter for a very particular type of birding - woodpeckers at a feeding station, and the Baltic population of Steller's Eider.

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Arts blogs »

What’s on Monday 14 to Sunday 20 August 2017 

12 Aug

The BIG event this week is making the BIG animal! Local artist Vanessa is looking forward to local children’s help with constructing a new animal for the playroom.

Make Your Mark – monthly drawing class for all abilities 

10 Aug

5 – 25 September 2017 Monday evenings, 7pm – 9pm The Chequers and The Mill £50 covers all materials, room hire and model hire.

Mill Book Club Autumn 2017 

9 Aug

First Tuesday of the month, 7pm – 9pm £1 donation Everyone welcome In Autumn 2017, The Mill Book Club will be reading: 1 August – It Can’t Happen here, Sinclair Lewis 5 Sept (NO SESSION – reading The Mill On The Floss, George Elliot) 3 Oct...

FREE Training for Waltham Forest voluntary and community organisations 

9 Aug

The Community Waltham Forest (CWF) September 2017 to March 2018 free training programme is now available.

Call for Artists – Urban Nature Photography Exhibition 

9 Aug

Urban Nature: A photography exhibition exploring the urban and where nature and the city collide.

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Features »

20 London Museums You’ve Never Heard Of 

19 Aug

20 London Museums You've Never Heard Of HILLINGDON MUSEUM All of the borough's historic heritage under one roof "I never knew Uxbridge was so interesting" EDGWARE TITHE BARN Celebrating 13th century life as it was lived Half price for senior citizens...

The Heathcote Arms to re-open in October 

18 Aug

Great news at last regarding our beloved Heathcote Arms in Leytonstone.

The Enduring Legacy of Willliam Morris 

11 Aug

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New entrance planned for Highbury and Islington station 

6 Aug

Highbury and Islington station could soon be better a new additional entrance, if plans to redevelop a long empty site owned by TfL go ahead.

London’s weekly railway news #212 

4 Aug

A weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news… Sitting in the driving seat on a DLR train London Underground Proposals for Old Kent Road’s Underground station name SE1 The Mayor of Watford has said she will “not let go” of plans for a ...

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