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Leytonstone news

Group from Tower Hamlets, Hackney, Leytonstone and Greenwich charged with anti-deportation protest at Stansted Airport 

3 May

Seventeen people have appeared in court today charged over an anti-deportation protest which saw activists lock themselves to a plane at Stansted Airport.

Festival fever to hit the high road 

3 May

FESTIVAL fever is set to hit Leytonstone High Road this month.

School rated in UK top 100 for exam results 

2 May

A Leytonstone school has been recognised by the government for gaining some of the most-improved GCSE results in the country.

Labour deputy leader hits the Leytonstone campaign trail 

27 Apr

LABOUR deputy leader Tom Watson has hit the campaign trail with "lifelong friend" John Cryer in Leytonstone.

To BID or not to BID: Council under fire over controversial business levy 

12 Apr

THE COUNCIL is coming under fire for collecting money from a dormant company set up to boost business in Leytonstone.

Does this Leytonstone cemetery hold clues on Jack the Ripper’s final victim? 

14 Mar

More than a century on from his crimes, experts and amateur sleuths alike remain fascinated by Jack the Ripper.

Happy Thursday! But there’s traffic delays in Ilford and Leytonstone this morning 

9 Mar

Happy Thursday! We're well on our way to the weekend now, but there's two more commutes to get through before the pub on Friday.

Chain ‘still committed’ to reopening historic pub despite sale problems 

28 Feb

A popular pub chain insists it remains committed to reopening a historic Leytonstone boozer, despite delays purchasing the property.

‘Keep Leytonstone Jobcentre open’ demand protestors against ‘savage’ welfare cuts 

22 Feb

HUNDREDS of people are petitioning the Department for Work and Pensions against its “savage” plans to close several jobcentres in east London.

Man who survived beheading attack at Leytonstone Tube station says Trump’s terror attack list ‘helping ISIS’ 

10 Feb

The President claimed the attack on Lyle Zimmerman was among 78 incidents which did not receive enough media coverage...

Do you think this comedian’s joke has a chance of winning the final of the UK Pun Championships? 

8 Feb

Leytonstone comedian Nigel Lovell only started on the comedy scene six years ago but has made it to the final of the UK pun championships 2017, which will be held in Leicester in April.

Leytonstone tube stabbing on Trump ‘under-reported’ terror attack list 

7 Feb

US President Donald Trump has named the 2015 Leytonstone tube stabbing as one of 78 “terrorist acts” he has accused the Western media or deliberately ignoring.

Artist handed OBE on New Year Honors list 

4 Jan

A Leytonstone artist says he is “completely surprised” after being awarded an OBE in the New Year Honours.

Search for attackers after man beaten and mugged 

28 Dec

Images have been released of two men police would like to speak to after a man was assaulted in Leytonstone.

Hip hop artist swaps career in law for music 

15 Dec

Leytonstone hip hop artist Lemzi’s career path took a dramatic turn after he graduated from the University of Manchester with a degree in law and criminology.

Central line closed with reports of ‘man with knife’ at Bank station 

14 Dec

The central line has been closed due to a police incident (Picture: PA) The central line has been closed due to a police incident with reports of a ‘man with a knife’ at Bank station.

Breaking – Central line on London Underground suspended as ‘Bank station evacuated by armed officers’ sparking rush hour chaos 

14 Dec

Transport For London announced at 5.40pm that there would be no services on the central line between Leytonstone and White City...

Central line trains not stopping at Stratford 

14 Dec

The Central line is closed between Leytonstone and White City this evening due to a police investigation.

‘So simple, so fresh and, honestly, so delicious’: Spanish cooking class review 

14 Dec

Our feature writer Mattie Lacey-Davidson reviews a new Spanish Tapas cooking class in Leytonstone.

Exhibition to honour creative people in Leyton and Leytonstone 

27 Nov

Studio 3 Arts, based in Church Lane, is honouring an array of inspiring people in Leyton and Leytonstone for its latest exhibition, Creative Profiles.

Outraged parents think school’s new unisex toilets will rapidly sexualise their children 

26 Nov

Buxton School in Leytonstone is adding the unisex loos into its new building (Picture: Google SV) A primary school is planning to fit unisex toilets for pupils, but hundreds of angry parents are trying to put a stop to it.

This inspirational family starred on this year’s Children in Need 

22 Nov

THE INSPIRATIONAL story of a Leytonstone family’s severely-disabled son featured on this year’s Children in Need.

Bravery award for heroic junior doctor caught up in Leytonstone Tube attack 

15 Nov

A HEROIC junior doctor who rushed to the aid of a victim of a knife attack has been given a prestigious bravery award.

A little bit of early festive fun is on the way 

4 Nov

Churches and businesses are set to bring a little early Christmas cheer to Leytonstone when a huge fair is staged in the town centre.

Have you seen this man? 

3 Nov

A MAN, 26, has been missing from Leytonstone for nearly a week.

Protesters tell Barclays ‘don’t bank on fracking’ 

1 Nov

Campaigners launched a protest outside a Barclays branch in Leytonstone in opposition to the bank’s funding of fracking.

Missing diabetic girl, 10, without medication since Saturday 

24 Oct

Concerns are growing for a diabetic girl, who went missing in Leytonstone on Saturday.

Police appeal for witnesses after man killed in High Road ‘attack’ 

21 Oct

Police are appealing for witnesses to an attack in Leytonstone this morning, which left one man dead.

UPDATE: Man dead after ‘assault’ in High Road 

21 Oct

A man has died following a suspected assault on Leytonstone High Road in the early hours of this morning.

Police cordon off High Road after incident 

21 Oct

Police have closed Leytonstone High Road following reports of a crash.

Canadia singer Miranda Mulholland to play on last night of UK tour tonight 

19 Oct

Canadian singer and violinist Miranda Mulholland will play in Leytonstone tonight.

Hyperlocal & blogs

Mattress on street, 8th May 

8 May

Mattress Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 294 High Road Leytonstone, E11 Report on FixMyStreet...

Rotary Foundation Entertains 

30 Apr

Debbie Hodge (RIBI President 18-19) and District Governor Helen were present at the event.

Leytonstone Festival is coming 

28 Apr

Leytonstone Festival...

Issue 14 Up Your Street 

22 Apr

Monday 24th April free 2-3pm.

LEYTONSTONE ARTS TRAIL 2017 Call for Artist 

6 Apr

LEYTONSTONE ARTS TRAIL 2017 Call for Artists - Registration Deadline Approaching http://www.


5 Apr

All are welcome to the annual General meeting of Apex Arts.

Perky Blinders – Leytonstone Station 

5 Apr

We have limited space but do have some small windows if anyone is interested in displaying some work...

Visit our Palestine stall tomorrow, Matalan, High Str E11 

24 Mar

Waltham Forest Palestine Solidarity Campaign (WFPSC) activists will run a stall with Palestine infomation and publicity and produce by Palestinian farmers, tomorrow, Saturday the 25th, 12.00 -14.00, outside Matalan in High Street Leytonstone.

Mini Holland 17-3-17 

17 Mar

MINI HOLLAND Transport Borough of the Year Mini Holland a success Leytonstone progress Wood Street junction with Lea Bridge Road Whipps Cross Roundabout months behind schedule Oak Hill Speed Bumps Dear Resident / Business owner, RE: Construction of ...

Japanese Knotweed ay 215 Cannhall Road E11 3NJ, 7th March 

7 Mar

There is a JK infestation in the garden of this property which is enrcroaching onto neighbouring property which has now become umortagagble Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 209 Cann Hall Road...

Taste of Palestine in Leytonstone 

28 Feb

Xeinab and her mum Ghada talk and cook Palestinian food in Leytonstone for the Waltham Forest Echo’s Katie Robinson.

Art workshops for seniors. 

23 Feb

A plethora of free and cheap art workshops currently sometimes led by professionals.

ones to watch: banfi 

23 Feb

Leytonstone lads Joe Banfi, Aaron Graham and Chris McCuaig make up indie rock trio Banfi.

Long Live The Heathcote Arms  

23 Feb

The Heathcote Arms on Grove Green Road, Leytonstone is closed once more, two years after it reopened following its initial closure in September 2014.

Epic Lea Valley Hike from Leytonstone to Hertford 

21 Feb

7.30am and the dog has pissed in my boot.

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4 Feb

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29 Jan

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More cows 

23 Jan

Photo: Karen Kehoe Photo Connie Law More pics, plus ur two favourite comments from the discussion about the days when cows would roam freely around Wanstead.

Call for Artists 2017 

22 Jan

Welcome to the 10th year of the Leytonstone Arts Trail...


19 Jan

SIN BIN BANDS WANTED The Sin Bin at the Plough and Harrow in Leytonstone is looking for bands to play.


16 Jan

WILD GOOSE CAFÉ LEYTONSTONE, CALLING ALL LOCAL ARTISTS Calling all local artists!!!!  We are looking for local artists to exhibit their work at the wild goose for FREE without commission.

Issue 2 Up Your Street 

12 Jan

——————————– Mon 16th Jan     £5 or £3 if Newham resident   1.30-4.30pm Tea dance Stratford Old Town Hall E15 Tues   17th Jan  free 1.15-1.45pm  Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology.

CPZ letter 

11 Jan

All households in the new CPZ area should have received a letter through the door today.

Mattress fly tipped, 4th January 

4 Jan

Mattress dumped at the bottom of Kingswood Road near to junction of Grove Green Road.

Pay-what-you-feel stalls popping up in Waltham Forest 

22 Dec

Waltham Forest Food Rescue are running pop-up ‘pay-what-you-feel’ food stalls around the borough.

Well, that was good 

19 Dec

Leytonstone School in E11 held their first student organised Christmas Tea Party for seniors in the community today and it was marvellous.

Leytonstone High Road at Lancaster Road, 17th December 

17 Dec

This area needs a good clean Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 470 High Road Leytonstone, E11 Report on FixMyStreet...

Drugs Paraphenalia, 17th December 

17 Dec

Drugs paraphenalia outside Kensal Fried Chicken opposite The Bell on Leytonstone high Road Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 611 High Road Leytonstone, E11 Report on FixMyStreet...

Christmas and New Year Opening Times 

17 Dec

We will be closing both our Walthamstow and Leytonstone sites over the festive period.

Racist graffiti on bus stop A, leytonstone station, 14th December 

14 Dec

I've just noticed this upsetting graffiti which obviously needs to be removed immediately.

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