North East London hyperlocal portal Sunday 22 July 2018

Bakers arms and Leyton news

THEN AND NOW: This street was far quieter in the 1900s 

30 Jun

Markhouse Road looks like any unremarkable street nowadays.

Court lists: Here’s everyone who has been in court this week 

6 May

Azer Urger, 18, of Markhouse Road, Waltham Forest.

Council calls for comment on ‘Markhouse Village’ mini Holland scheme 

10 Sep

Five-thousands households are being asked to get involved in the next stage of the £30m mini Holland cycling scheme.

Bakers Arms event cancelled 

25 Mar

Electrical problems blamed.

Bakers Arms shop front improvements completed 

13 Mar

New shop front improvement works are being fully revealed this week as scaffolding comes down from in front of buildings at Bakers Arms in Leyton.

Fan leaves £150,000 to London football team in his will 

5 Feb

Football fans are known for their devotion but one Leyton Orient supporter loved his team so much that he left them a whopping £150,000 in his will.

Body found after fire ‘not suspicious’ 

29 Jan

Police say they are treating the discovery of a man’s body after a fire in a disused Leyton building as non-suspicious.

Missing teens Shadia Browne and Franchesca Nti may be in Hackney 

28 Jan

The hunt is on for missing teenage friends Shadia Browne, 15, and Franchesca Nti, 14, who were last seen on Friday in the Leyton area of east London.

Two teenage girls missing 

28 Jan

Friends last seen in Leyton.

Concern growing for missing teenagers as police launch appeal for information 

28 Jan

Shadia Browne, 15, and Franchesca Nti, 14, were last seen on Friday in the Leyton area of east London...

Body recovered after sports pavilion blaze 

25 Jan

A body has been found at the scene of a fire in Leyton.

Man dies in fire at derelict Leyton sports pavilion 

25 Jan

The body of a man was last night discovered following a fire at a derelict sports pavilion near Church Road in Leyton.

Drink driver admits causing death of cyclist in Leytonstone hit-and-run 

18 Jan

A drink driver has admitted causing the death of a cyclist after getting behind the wheel while over the limit.

Pre-school celebrates Ofsted report 

11 Jan

Staff at a Leytonstone pre-school are celebrating a highly complimentary Ofsted inspection report.

One arrest as cannabis factory closed by police 

9 Jan

A man was arrested as a cannabis factory in Leyton was shut down by police this week.

Accident causing traffic delays 

9 Jan

An earlier accident is causing traffic delays on the A12 southbound in Leyton.

Controversial allotment site becomes permanent 

8 Jan

A controversial allotment site in Leyton which was supposed to be temporary will become a permanent feature in the marshes.

Sixth form pupils’ films to improve image of Pakistanis screened at Rich Mix 

7 Jan

Movie makers: students and teachers from Luton, Leyton and New Vic sixth form colleges Osama bin Laden, sectarian violence and natural disasters are prominent in most people’s image of Pakistan, but a Hackney resident is determined to change this ...

The Year in Pictures: Girls win Olympic Park art competition 

26 Dec

In May, two Leyton girls won a competition to have their work displayed at the Olympic Park...

Leyton Orient stars cheer up sick youngsters at Homerton Hospital 

25 Dec

Football stars visited sick youngsters in Homerton Hospital to cheer them up.

Hero bus driver rushes pregnant woman to hospital after waiting 75 minutes for an ambulance 

19 Dec

Bus driver Sajjad Shariff took the woman to hospital after she had waited 75 minutes for an ambulance (Picture: Archant) A London bus driver has been hailed a hero after rushing a woman who was about to give birth to hospital, after she waited an ...

Steam trains pass through Leyton 

16 Dec

Steam trains make way to Chichester Cathedral...

Hyperlocal & blogs


18 May

Today at Bakers Arms I saw a blackbird sitting on a fruit stall-holder’s grapes.

Big pothole, 2nd April 

2 Apr

89 Hartingtonroad.

Busy down at the Bakers Arms… 

22 Feb

It’s been busy recently with new shops opening down at the Bakers Arms end of Hoe Street.

Gnarly Vines 

15 Jan

Bakers arms has a new shop, a shop that sells one of the best combinations known to human kind, wine and cheese.

Appliance dump, 12th January 

12 Jan

Appliance dumped here been about 3/4weeks now Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 35 Markhouse Avenue, E17 Report on FixMyStreet...

No permit on car., 15th December 

15 Dec

Car with out parking permit.

Plastiscenery! Half-term Art Workshop 

14 Oct

26 October, 2 – 4:30pm FREE workshop for children 6 years+ Get creative with Lesley from Scribble and Smudge make Van Gogh masterpieces with Plasticine and learn about a great artist and his unique vision at the same time.

Coffee shop blocking footpath, 13th September 

13 Sep

A coffee shop at Bakers Arms on Lea Bridge Road has placed tables next to the bus stop, restricting the footpath and forcing pedestrians to walk between the shop and the tables.

Waterworks Centre – update 

14 Apr

Hi everyone, This is to let you know the good news that Waltham Forest Council has this week approved an application by Markhouse Corner Lea Bridge Residents Association to place the Waterworks Visitor Centre and associated grounds on the list of '...

Mini Holland 7-4-17 

7 Apr

MINI HOLLAND Markhouse Road Lea Bridge Road Mega dangerous ridge between the two lanes.

Mini Holland 16-3-17 

16 Mar

MINI HOLLAND Billet Road Markhouse Road So how will the cyclists and pedestrians cope with this? And even more mature trees destroyed for what? A cycle lane already exists here!! The council screwed up the planning permission for these mobile phone ...

Mini Holland 24-2-17 

24 Feb

MINI HOLLAND Healthy Streets Campaign to reopen our streets Sadiq backs MH Lea Bridge Road update Markhouse Village work is underway despite the web site denying it!! Markhouse Village Forest Road Highams Park...

Coffee shop blocking footpath, 18th January 

18 Jan

A coffee shop has set up tables and an awning on the pavement at Bakers Arms.

Consistent flytipping by Markhouse Rd residents, 6th December 

6 Dec

More rubbish dumped on the pavement Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Betts Mews, E17 Report on FixMyStreet...

Mini Holland 25-11-16 

25 Nov

MINI HOLLAND Here are some updates on construction work which is in progress: Lea Bridge Road Wood Street junction: Works starting January 2017 to Spring 2017 We are starting some minor works in early January at the Wood Street junction with Lea ...

Mini Holland 7-10-16 

7 Oct

MINI HOLLAND Markhouse Road grass consultation Dangerous lorries to go Cycle Lane Lunacy Still no action to helppedestriansto cross Shernhall Street now that the pedestrian refuges have been removed.

Walthamstow’s Sinking Cemetery and the Cinema Pioneer 

20 Sep

A morning walk isn’t the ideal time to find yourself outside one of the finest pubs in London.

Car, 13th September 

13 Sep

Dumped car Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 10 Markhouse Avenue, E17 Report on FixMyStreet...

Burnt & dumped blue Bmw no number plate., 9th September 

9 Sep

Dumped car it's been over two weeks.

Mini Holland 17-6-16 

17 Jun

MINI HOLLAND Blue Route Markhouse Road Highams Park Chingford Town Centre Forest Road...

Broken glass & bottles strewn on pathway, 14th June 

14 Jun

Footpath in car park of Leisure Centre covered in broken glass Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Markhouse Road, E17 Report on FixMyStreet...

Living with the blues 

6 Jun

Bit sad today despite I gained materially.

Mini Holland 18-3-16 

18 Mar

MINI HOLLAND Speaking to the officers at last Monday's Mini Holland Markhouse meeting, which was very well attended, it became clear this is a tanker that cannot be stopped or even its course changed! Work is expected to be completed in the Borough ...

Mini Holland Update 11-3-16 

11 Mar

MINI HOLLAND Forest Road Consultation Markhouse Village Consultation Drop in to Kelmscott School, Markhouse Road, on Monday 14th March between 6pm and 9pm to discuss the Mini Holland plans.

Hassan Vawda 

3 Mar

Hassan will flourish.

Mini Holland update 11-12-15 

11 Dec

MINI HOLLAND Jubilee Park Lea Bridge Consultation closed From the Council Lea Bridge Road – Mini-Holland consultation feeds back Thanks to over 700 of you who gave your views and suggestions in the last part of the Lea Bridge Road Mini-Holland ...

Sustainability food shop reopens at Paint Place Shop in Bakers Arms 

18 Sep

The popular sustainability pop up shop created by The Best Before Project and Forest Recycling Project has reopened at the Paint place shop in Bakers Arms.

Issue 33. Up Your Street 

17 Sep

Sat 19th Sep free 11-1pm walk on the wild side with LBWF to get an overview of Mini-Holland from Lammas Rd to Bakers Arms.

Mini-Holland in east London. 

5 Aug

Oh what have you done, Boris and London Borough of Waltham Forest working for Walthamstow and ignoring Leyton? Roads are changed, pavements are blurred, new rat-runs evolve, communities are fragmented and all for the sake of increasing rents.

Inside the Lighthouse 

15 Jun

I make no secret of the fact that I’m a little obsessed with the Lighthouse Church on Markhouse Road.

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