ASPIRING entrepreneurs hungry for success grilled a panel of experts in an effort to get ahead of the bunch at a recent event.
A PRIMARY school teacher will compete in a weightlifting contest after deciding to get fitter four years ago.
TWO thieves have been jailed after they dragged a police officer down the road with their car while trying to escape with a pensioner’s cash.
A WOODFORD GREEN kebab house could soon be crowned one of the best in the country.
A YOUNG man has suffered “life-changing injuries” after being chased by a gang and knifed multiple times.
A FOSTER parent who has looked after nearly 100 children in nine years has encouraged others to register as carers.
FALKLAND Islanders got a visit from an east London MP to mark this year’s 35th anniversary of the Falklands War.
A strike by London Underground workers is to go ahead after last-ditch talks failed to resolve a row over "displacement" of staff.
SCHOOL CHILDREN in east London are being given books about Humanism for free.
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In the Gremlins films, the fictional furry Mogwai creatures reproduce when they get wet.
Available now in the William Morris Gallery is Sue Nisbet's definitive book about Lloyd Park.
Drawings at Winns Gallery in Lloyd Park's Aveling centre...
WVRA Annual Curry Quiz, Saturday 25 March, 7pm We'd be delighted if youwould join us at this year'sannualCurry Supper Quiz on Saturday 25 March, this year to be held at the WF Community Hub (old Asian Centre) 18A Orford Rd, Walthamstow, London E17 ...
Hi Folks, I’m afraid the street party disco ball suffered a major injury a while ago after it managed to fall out of out loft.
Wood Street First is putting in place some amazing plans to continue our events, projects and community work in 2017.
Brioche Burger isn’t any ordinary burger restaurant, at least that’s what they say on their website.
Our next stall with information about Palestine and Palestinian produce will take place in Leyton, this Saturday the 25th between 11.30 and 14.00.
Our monthly stall in Walthamstow is tomorrow, Saturday the 11th, between 11.30 -14.00 You will be able to find us with our Palestine publicity and Zeytoun produce in the Town Square near the Library.
Dear Taxi Leaks Appertaining to your post about Sky doing away with satellite dishes : At first I wondered why this would be attached to this blog.
IMPORTANT Petition: Please sign and share.
Israel’s interference in UK politics is becoming increasingly public, thanks to the Al Jazeera undercover investigation of behind the scenes machinations by the Israeli agents from the Israeli Embassy and those domestic ones, planted within many UK...
Iain Duncan Smith, best known for imposing the ‘Bedroom Tax’ has called the highest court in the land a ‘self appointed court’ On the ‘Victoria Derbyshire show’ on BBC yesterday , he proclaimed ‘They’ve stepped into new territory ...
Save Our Local Pharmacies Campaign Local pharmacies under threat from the latest Conservative cuts to the national health budget.
Christmas service changes The Council has advised that refuse/recycling collections will be one day later than usual for the week after Christmas.
We came across this interesting quote about our MP, Iain Duncan Smith.
In March of this year Southwark Council lost a High Court case on water charges which could affect councils all over London including Waltham Forest.
Focus has previously reported on the massive high rise flat developments in Waltham Forest.
Follow up sent to Waltham Forest Borough Council by marita keremezo on 21 February 2017 .
Response by Waltham Forest Borough Council to marita keremezo on 21 February 2017 .
Response by Waltham Forest Borough Council to Christina Savage on 21 February 2017 .
Response by Waltham Forest Borough Council to andrew bent on 20 February 2017 .
Single bed frame fly tipped.
Several bags of household waste.
Request sent to Waltham Forest Borough Council by marita keremezo on 20 February 2017 .
Response by Waltham Forest Borough Council to andrew bent on 20 February 2017 .
Two well-matched teams played out a close game in front of a bumper crowd at the Riverside on Saturday evening.
Haringey were at Chelmsford tonight, but just came out on the wrong end of a 4 – 2 defeat.
With the final stretch of the season approaching, a short benched Lee Valley took on league leaders Peterborough Islanders, who were yet to lose in the league this season.
Racers came away from Invicta Mustangs tonight with a 5 – 2 victory.
After a strong first half defensive display by Vestry, Wolves completed another convincing win with a fine second half performance.
Another good performance this week saw Wolves run out 4-nil victors against very tough opponents.
For the third time this season Wolves were given a football lesson by one of the top three.
After as stunning comeback victory in Gillingham the week before, Lee Valley were looking to tie the series between themselves and Invicta Mustangs in the final meeting between the two sides.
Wolves went down four two to an Ilford team fielding unregistered players (and forfeiting the points) in a closely contested game.
A win was just what Walthamstow needed after their defeat a week earlier and that's just what they got with their third match against East Ham Rovers this season! Wolves took a 1-nil lead when Imran converted Louie's pass.
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Football League - Fixture Day 2017/18 Key Dates Vitalfootball:Leyton Orient:20/02/2017 21:39:00 The Football League have released the key dates for the coming 2017/18 season, and the all important fixtures will be released on Wednesday June...
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Leyton Orient fought back from two goals down to draw level, but it was in vain as Notts County scored a third goal to give Kevin Nolan a victory on...
Leyton Orient will have been boosted by the much-needed win in midweek as they prepare to host fellow strugglers Notts County, whose form has picked up of late.
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Gavin Massey was voted Total Orient Man of the Match against Plymouth Argyle with 56% of the vote.
Vital Preview - League 2, 18th February 2017 Vitalfootball:Leyton Orient:17/02/2017 08:42:00 The 2016-17 season continues with the latest round of games this weekend.
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On Hackney Marsh the poplars stand forlorn – The dingy old pavilion built of bricks Dilapidated – pot-holed carpark.
Annually I write a poem a day from February 8th to March 8th.
Yesterday evening I bought some posh honey and Maple syrup to take along to pancake day at Claremont in Islington because I can and do.
Council refuse to debate issues raised by Leyton Marshes petition in Full Council Meeting If a petition reaches 4000 signatures Waltham Forest Council say they will debate it in Full Council.
Sun 12th Feb free 10-12 walking wild at Walthamstow Wetlands.
VEOLIA ENVIRONMENTAL TRUST GRANTS The Veolia Environmental Trust has announced that the next closing date for stage 1 applications is the 24th February 2017.
The main event this week is for those who are QUIZICALLY FIT – ie the Mill Quiz on Friday 24 February.
Thank you to BQ for their generous donation of materials and equipment to help redecorate and maintain the building, including paint, a new vacuum and a dishwasher for the workshop! If you, or someone you know, works for a company that could help us ...
As part of its ‘Wise Up To Waste’ campaign, North London Waste Authority (NLWA), alongside Significant Seams and Keep Britain Tidy , is offering north London residents 7 FREE clothes swapping and up-cycling events.
Friday, 24 February 2017 £5.00 per person, 4 people per team.
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This week we were invited to the press preview night of Yard Sale Pizza’s new adventure in Walthamstow.
Last month I queried what was going on with station closures on the District line, and how much of this might be down to staffing issues.
Forthcoming training opportunities are below – this includes: Work-based traineeship opportunities with Organiclea – starting April 2017 Accredited and other courses at Hawkwood and a partner adult learning venue Tree care and fruit growing ...
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