North East London hyperlocal portal Tuesday 20 March 2018

Leytonstone news

Man, 73, dies after five-car pile-up 

25 Jan

A man has died after a five-car pile-up on the A12 in Leytonstone.

Leytonstone crash: Hunt for BMW driver after man, 73, dies in five-car pile-up in east London 

25 Jan

A man has died following a five-car smash in east London.

Leytonstone crash: Man fighting for life after crashing car into lamppost in east London 

21 Jan

A man is fighting for life after crashing his car into a lamppost on a major east London road.

Central line part suspended and severe delays on rest of line 

11 Jan

The Central line will be suspended between Leytonstone and Marble Arch from 11am this morning for emergency engineering works.

School opens new building to students after £20m redevelopment 

8 Jan

A Leytonstone school seen the first lessons taught in its new building after a £20 million redevelopment project.

‘Warm and welcoming’ school rated ‘Good’ in new Ofsted report 

20 Dec

A Leytonstone school has been praised by inspectors after it received a “Good” rating from Ofsted.

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.

Police warn public not to approach ‘extremely ill’ man who disappeared from hospital 

12 Dec

Police are searching for an "extremely ill" man who disappeared from Whipps Cross Hospital in Leytonstone at noon on Monday (December 11).

Snow in London shuts down tube lines causing travel chaos 

10 Dec

Snow falls in Leytonstone in East London this morning (Picture: Jeff Moore) There are severe delays on tube lines and buses today as London struggles to cope with snow.

Looking for gift ideas? This Christmas market trail has over 70 stalls to choose from 

1 Dec

A Christmas Market Trail will return to Leytonstone this weekend for the third year running.

TfL Central Line delays: Person killed after being hit by Tube train at Leytonstone 

13 Nov

A person has died after being hit by a train at a busy Tube station.

Home raided as part of huge police crackdown on gang crime 

9 Nov

A home in Leytonstone was raided as part of a police crackdown on gang crime and drug supply.

The owners of the Leyton Star are opening their new Leytonstone pub this week 

25 Oct

A popular pub chain is set to open its second branch in Waltham Forest later this week.

‘Man’s face slashed’ in Leytonstone knife attack 

9 Oct

The victim is in hospital with facial injuries where he remains in a serious condition.

Ale and cider lovers are in for a treat this weekend 

18 Sep

An ale and cider festival will be held at The Red Lion pub in Leytonstone High Road this weekend.

Ofcom slams Channel 4 News for wrongly naming Leytonstone extremist as Westminster attacker 

11 Sep

Ofcom has slammed Channel 4 News after it incorrectly named a Leytonstone extremist as the perpetrator of the Westminster terror attack.

Annual street festival draws crowds 

5 Sep

The annual Leytonstone StreetFest returned last weekend to bring a dynamic mix of workshops and activities for all the family.

Budding scientists, lawyers and engineers rip open their GCSE grades 

24 Aug

TEENAGERS tore open their GCSE grades today to find spectacular results, at Norlington School in Leytonstone, London.

Leytonstone braces itself for the biggest party of the year 

7 Aug

The biggest party in Leytonstone's social calendar is returning once again next month.

Driver with a ticket confronts parking warden for fining him 

4 Aug

Mr Moore recorded the moment he confronted the council attendant in Wolverhampton (Picture: Tom Moore/Facebook) A parking warden was caught on camera handing a driver a fine – despite him having paid for a ticket.

Two arrested after plane passenger ‘spots man sending text about abusing children’ 

3 Aug

Michael Kellar was allegedly sending a text about sexually assaulting children (Picture: AP) Two people have been arrested after a plane passenger allegedly noticed the man sitting in front of her was sending a text about sexually assaulting children.

Legoland retires a tiny Prince Phillip figure from its Buckingham Palace display 

3 Aug

Happy retirement, tiny Philip (Picture: Legoland) The repercussions of Prince Philip’s retirement from royal duties are being felt in ways that you couldn’t imagine.

Helicopter police officer spied on people sunbathing naked and having sex 

3 Aug

Adrian Pogmore has admitted misconduct in a public office (Picture: SWNS) A police officer spied on people sunbathing in their gardens and having sex outside from a helicopter flying overhead.

Man ‘stabbed in the bum’ on platform at Leytonstone station 

3 Aug

ONLOOKERS were in 'shock' after a man was stabbed in the bum stabbing on the platform of Leytonstone Underground station.

Man stabbed in the backside in unprovoked rush hour attack outside east London train station 

3 Aug

The man was stabbed in the backside at Leytonstone station just before 7pm, by two males and a female, who are still on the run, police said...

Woman gets 15 months in prison for pushing boyfriend to suicide with chilling text messages 

3 Aug

Carter was on the phone to her boyfriend when he died (Picture: AP) A 20-year-old woman has been sentenced to two and a half years after sending text messages to encourage her boyfriend to kill himself.

Man ‘stabbed on platform at Leytonstone tube station’ 

3 Aug

Leytonstone tube station (Picture: Google Maps) There has been a stabbing at Leytonstone tube station tonight, soon after rush hour.

Hero computer expert who stopped cyber attack that hit the NHS is arrested 

3 Aug

Marcus Hutchins has been arrested (Picture: Getty) A British computer expert who helped to stop the cyber attack that brought down the NHS has been arrested.

Young woman died after doctors refused her a scan and claimed she had a stomach bug 

3 Aug

Tessa Harker was sent home from hospital twice in the week of her death (Picture: North West News Service) A young woman died after doctors refused to give her a crucial scan, instead insisting she was suffering from nothing more than a stomach bug.

Fake policeman ‘killed man during bondage session then fled to Italy and murdered another’ 

3 Aug

Jason Marshall pretended he was a policeman when he allegedly attacked Peter Fasoli (Picture: PA) A man who was caught on camera smothering a computer repairman in his own home, fled to Italy after the murder and killed another man, a court heard.

Syrian refugee builds new life as an NHS doctor 

3 Aug

Dr Tirej Brimo is now working as an NHS doctor in Stafford (Picture: BBC) A Syrian refugee has finally graduated as a doctor in the UK after starting his degree 10 years ago in Aleppo.

Hyperlocal & blogs

Zoe Lady Hart Dyke 

17 Mar

Dear friend, Please find attached the publicity poster for a talk I will be giving at the Leyton Leytonstone Historical Society meeting on Wednesday 21 March, at St John's Church Hall, Leytonstone High Road, London E11 1HH at 7-45pm.

eat17 is opening in leytonstone 

12 Mar

Things are hotting up in Leytonstone.

Dumped vehicle on pavement., 28th February 

28 Feb

Dumped vehicle on pavement has been there for a few days now and has still not been removed.

yard sale to open in leytonstone 

19 Feb

Good news if you live in Leytonstone – one of London’s best pizza joints is coming your way this March.

Dumped Royal Mail carts, 16th February 

16 Feb

Royal l Mail carts dumped 14 days ago Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): High Road Leytonstone, E11 Report on FixMyStreet...

Great Paint Place Giveaway 24th February 2018 

12 Feb

Forest Recycling Project is hosting a free paint giveaway on February 24 th 2018 at their Paint Place warehouse in Leytonstone, East London.

Tree disappeared — please replant, 31st January 

31 Jan

This tree at the corner of Ferndale Rd and Leytonstone High Rd disappear last year after it was hit by a vehicle.

New Year’s Day Walk 2018 

1 Jan

Whipps Cross Leytonstone Up through the backstreets of Upper Leytonstone emerging on Whipps Cross Road.

Cars constantly parked on pavement, 30th December 

30 Dec

On Melon Road E11 it is very difficult to find a parking space.

Leytonstone Community Fridge 

15 Dec

Community Fridge National Scheme...

London’s weekly railway news #227 

17 Nov

A weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news… There’s a garden inside a tube station ticket office London Underground Sadiq Khan’s deputy mayor for transport has come under fire after “temporarily pausing” plans to buy more Jubilee ...

Street light not working at crossing, 14th November 

14 Nov

Street light above zebra crossing isn’t working, dangerous as drivers may not see people waiting.

Waltham Forest’s Environment 

27 Oct

London Toxicity Charge Cllr Loakes posted this on Facebook: Following yesterdays road traffic incident on Leytonstone High Rd, along with a recent incident in Hoe St, involving a pedestrian and the death of a pedestrian on Lea Bridge Rd just a couple...

Leytonstone on BBC London Robert Elms Show ‘Round Your Manor’ 

18 Oct

It was a real pleasure to go on the Robert Elms Show on BBC London yesterday to talk about the wonders of Leytonstone as part of the ‘Round Your Manor’ feature.

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.

Rubbish to be collected, 17th September 

17 Sep

Suitcases and trolley found in flower bed area along Cobden Road E11 next to alley way and opposite Sansom/Acacia Estate (door 123-159) Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 468 High Road Leytonstone...

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.

The kerb has broken away exposing a sharp metal plate., 13th September 

13 Sep

At the junction between Grove Green Road and Kingswood Road, the kerb has broken away where the metal strip crosses the pavement (the road crosses a bridge).

We are Local Sustainable Heroes! 

11 Sep

The Mill has been awarded the accolade of Local Sustainable Hero Award 2017  from ItDoesTheJob.

Rubbish in neighbours garden, 5th September 

5 Sep

Neighbour has had rubbish building up in their garden for weeks and they do not attempt to get rid of it Address is 64 Kingswood Road, Leytonstone Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 60 Kingswood...

Crane without warning light, 28th August 

28 Aug

Crane near Leytonstone overground station doesn't have a warning light at night.

The Heathcote Arms to re-open in October 

18 Aug

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

Open City Documentary Festival (5-10 September) 

18 Aug

As part of this year’s Open City Documentary Festival (5-10 September), we will be presenting a collection of events around artists/filmmakers John Smith and Andrew Kötting.

Vibrating house since roadworks, 5th August 

5 Aug

There has just been a ramp/raising of the road outside my house, on Grove Green Road, near Drayton Road, as part of the ongoing works in the area.

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 ...

Tree leaning over at 30 degree angle, 21st July 

21 Jul

Tree at corner of Leytonstone High Road and Ferndale Road is seriously leaning over, and no longer has any supports.

Extended shows…. 

16 Jul

Did you miss any of the shows? – well fear not – there is still an plenty of art on the High Road and beyond this week-end and through til August… Starting from the top of the High Road: All You Read is Love – Kate & Kev Rice (plus others) ...

How was it for you? 

16 Jul

We are sad that the official Trail is over but… we love the fact that some art still remains and are still gathering feedback from everyone who showed or visited the Trail.

10 inch pothole, 14th July 

14 Jul

Sunken drain about 10 inches by 6 inches and 3 inches deep.

Trip hazard due to incomplete pavement works, 10th July 

10 Jul

After carrying out the works for the mini-holland project on the junction of Langthorne Road and Grove Green Road the pavement which was dug up by the contractor hasn't been resurfaced and is now very uneven and a trip hazard due to the...

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