North East London hyperlocal portal Friday 23 June 2017

Walthamstow news

Foodie night market set for summer return 

21 Jun

A NIGHT food market is set to return to Walthamstow Town Square for eight weeks starting next month.

Walthamstow man, 33, charged with terrorism 

21 Jun

A MAN is due to appear in court charged with terrorism.

Community space nominated for top architecture gongs 

20 Jun

A new community space in Walthamstow has been shortlisted for two prestigious architecture awards.

Walthamstow witness to Finsbury Park mosque attack: ‘people were shocked and screaming’ 

19 Jun

A Waltham Forest man says people were “shocked and screaming” in the aftermath of an attack where a van was driven into worshippers near a north London mosque.

Fire rips through restaurant in high street 

15 Jun

A FIRE broke out at a restaurant in Walthamstow High Street in the early hours of this morning (Thursday, June 15).

History: Leytonstone House was home to two generations of politicians 

13 Jun

Edward Buxton (1840-1924) was a Liberal Party politician and served as MP for Walthamstow from 1885 to 1886.

Then and now: Does it look different in black and white? 

10 Jun

Then and Now: Forest Road in Walthamstow looking towards Wood Street with Kingsley Road on left.

MP Creasy says nation wants ‘different direction’ after landslide win in Walthamstow 

9 Jun

Walthamstow MP Stella Creasy says voters have called for the country to move in a “different direction” after she was re-elected with a huge majority on a good night for Labour.

GE2017 – Here’s why the Walthamstow candidates think you should vote for them 

6 Jun

AHEAD of the General Election this Thursday, June 8, we asked parliamentary candidates for Walthamstow to tell us why they deserve your vote.

Shock for school kids as England star pops in for lunch 

6 Jun

Children at a Walthamstow primary school had a lunch break they will never forget when they were joined by England striker Harry Kane.

Help pick design for giant mural in Walthamstow market 

5 Jun

An artist is asking the public to pick its favourite design before she covers the side of a fishmongers with a colourful mural.

Then and now: Where’s this row of shops? 

4 Jun

Then and Now: Undated postcard of shops in St James Street in Walthamstow.

Ever wondered how to paint with light or create choreography using maths? 

29 May

The E17 Art Trail is back for another year in Walthamstow with a steam theme and will be packed with free exhibitions, workshops and performances by an array of sculptors, choirs, designers and dancers.

Then and now: Do these flats look the same? 

28 May

These are the flats in Marlowe Road, Walthamstow, in the 1960 and today.

Want to show off your dance moves at a garden party? 

23 May

Whether you’ve danced all your life or are a complete beginner, MovE17 is looking for local residents to perform the dance Rosas danst Rosas, which is referenced in Beyoncé’s Countdown video, at the Walthamstow Garden Party on July 15 2017.

Autumn trial date set for pair accused of killing Walthamstow teenager 

19 May

Two youths are expected to stand trial this autumn accused of the knife murder of a 17-year-old boy in Walthamstow.

Question time hits Walthamstow 

18 May

QUESTION time hit leafy Walthamstow village last night as four political parties did battle for your vote.

Security guard shot during armed robbery at London Nationwide bank 

18 May

Police swarmed the Nationwide branch in the High Street of Walthamstow town centre at about 3.25am this morning...

Police tape off High Street bank 

18 May

Police have taped off a bank in Walthamstow town centre after an incident.

Walthamstow hustings: They want your vote! 

17 May

Walthamstow's four candidates are going head to head in the leafy village, and we're covering it live.

Election 2017: Live coverage from Walthamstow hustings tonight 

17 May

The Guardian will be providing live coverage from an election hustings for the Walthamstow constituency tonight.

Top brass makes ‘promise’ to sort gang violence that claimed 17-year-old boy’s life 

17 May

A POLICE Chief has made a “promise” to deal with the gang violence which claimed a 17-year-old boy's life on Walthamstow High Street.

Two charged over Walthamstow street stabbing 

16 May

Elijah Dornelly was stabbed to death in Walthamstow on 7 May.

Walthamstow murder: Two charged with stabbing teenager to death 

16 May

Two people have been charged with murder after a teenager was stabbed to death in Walthamstow.

Walthamstow murder: Second teen arrested after high street stabbing 

15 May

A SECOND teenager has been arrested after a 17-year-old boy was murdered on Walthamstow High Street.

Boom or bust? Walthamstow outstrips Mayfair for growth in house prices 

15 May

Walthamstow and Leyton are outstripping Mayfair and Fulham for house price growth, new analysis has revealed.

Man arrested over murder of teenager in Walthamstow 

15 May

A man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a teenager in Walthamstow last week.

Then and now: Recognise this road in black and white? 

14 May

Does this undated image of Winns Terrace, Walthamstow, look any different to today...

Walthamstow High Street fatal stabbing: CCTV released 

9 May

The teenager was stabbed to death on High Street, Walthamstow, shortly after 23:30 BST on Sunday.

Walthamstow murder: Boy, 17, named locally as community pays respect 

8 May

THE young boy knifed to death on Walthamstow High Street has been named locally.

Walthamstow murder: Two men ‘laying in wait’ for slain teen, 17 

8 May

DETECTIVES believe two men were “laying in wait” for the 17-year-old boy before knifing him to death in Walthamstow High Street.

Hyperlocal & blogs

A sting in the tale 

21 Jun

How BEE17 and an EpiPen help bring honey to the masses Imagine a red-hot sewing needle slowly pushed into your flesh.

Town Centre – Councillors 

19 Jun


Village Pre-School Event 

19 Jun

Just to let everyone know that the Village Pre-School will be holding their Summer Fair this Sunday, 25th June at Walthamstow Cricket, Tennis Squash Club, E17 3QN.

What’s on – Monday 19 June to Sunday 25 June 2017 

18 Jun

The BIG event this week is the Great Millish Bake Off on Saturday 24 June .

The Big Get Together 

18 Jun

Before anything else yeah, I know I didn’t write about the Art Trail.

The Great Walthamstow Get Together 

16 Jun

In celebration of Jo Cox, MP, murdered last year.

Town Centre to be wrecked 

16 Jun

Story from Walthamstow Echo WALTHAMSTOW TOWN CENTRE Planning Application 171355 45 Selbourne Road E17 7JR The council received this on the 4 th April and have only just put it on the Planning site.

What’s on Tuesday 13 to Sunday 18 June 2017 

11 Jun

The Mill is open Tuesday to Friday, 9.30am-6pm – and Saturday and Sunday, 10am-2pm.

The train now leaving Platform 9 3/4 is for a galaxy far, far away… 

11 Jun

We would like to thank volunteers and everyone who came to Star Wars V Harry Potter on 20 May 2017.

Carters Steam Fair 

11 Jun

Sometimes, especially right now, it’s nice to not think about think the big stuff.

A creative century 

9 Jun

Leytonstone’s history of creativity is one of inclusion, engagement and experimentation stretching as far back as its Victorian terraces.

Great Millish Bake Off! – Cake baking competition 

8 Jun

24 June 2017, 2-5pm FREE Enter your best Bake Off creations into the Great Millish Bake Off! The categories are: sponge fruit cake chocolate cake cake cooked by child open choice Please bring your cake(s) along on the day by 1.30 pm.

Call for artists: Fabrications exhibition 

8 Jun

Hand in dates: 22 – 25 June 2017, during The Mill opening hours.

The Ching 

8 Jun

6 ♦ Chingford/Walthamstow The former boroughs of Chingford and Walthamstow were once destined to merge, that is until Leyton was added to create what we now know as Waltham Forest.

Enter the Great Millish Bake Off! – Cake baking competition 

7 Jun

24 June 2017, 2 – 5pm FREE Enter your best Bake Off creations into the Great Millish Bake Off! The categories are: sponge fruit cake chocolate cake cake cooked by child open choice Please bring your cake(s) along on the day by 1.30 pm.

Summer Term 2017 Junior Art Club 

7 Jun

Thursday, 15 June – 13 July 2017 4 – 5pm Five sessions Aimed at children 6 years + £2 donation per child Come and join the Mill’s Junior Art Club!  Explore new ways to be creative and have fun.

Wetlands Trail – Woodberry Wetlands to Walthamstow Wetlands 

6 Jun

The approach to Woodberry Wetlands from Harringay Green Lanes was dominated by the, to put it mildly, ‘controversial’ redevelopment of Woodberry Down Estate .

E17 Art Trail 2017 

5 Jun

Under normal circumstances, wandering in to a strangers house uninvited, would of course be completely unacceptable, and you would likely get yourself arrested for doing so.

E17 Cook Book Club – new dates & themes 

4 Jun

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What’s On Monday 5 June to Sunday 11 June 2017 

4 Jun

The Mill is open all week for all to call in – except on the following days: Monday 5 June – The Mill is open only in the evening on Mondays  and only for those who have booked to join a particular activity (see below) Thursday 8 June – The ...


3 Jun

Mixed media at Fill the gap CreativeBloc, (the collective of creatives), meet regularly in Leytonstone, Loughton, and Walthamstow.

Early closing this Sun 4 June 

3 Jun

The Hornbeam Cafe will be closing early to the public this Sunday 4 June because of a private function taking place in the afternoon.

Wonder – E17 Art Trail group exhibition 

3 Jun

1 June – 1 July 2017 FREE An exhibition about the curious and the awe-inspiring! What makes you wonder? Ferns? Fractals? Snowflakes? Space flight? Come and view our latest group show at The Mill, featuring works of art in all media from local ...

Theatre News: HighTide to stage new Kanye West play in festival line-up 

2 Jun

The company will also set up a new temporary space in Walthamstow this autumn...

Yard Sale Pizza 

1 Jun

So for my partner’s birthday her mum decided we should all go to lunch to Sodo Pizza (her mum’s favourite).

Whispered Happenings. 

29 May

There’s a big shindig happening in the London Borough of WTF all about swifts and creativity and Walthamstow Wetlands and E17 Art Trail and did we all know about it? I heard someone saying they collected their Swift sticker from The Mill E17 and as...

The Waking Marsh 

29 May

Shakespeare once said ‘Get thee to the marshes and fill thy lungs with life’.

What’s on Monday 29 May to Sunday 4 June 2017 

28 May

The big event this week is the opening of an art exhibition as part of the E17 Art Trail – see first item below and Thursday 1 June for a special evening preview event.

Elmfield Foxes. 

28 May

If you choose to live in London on the edge of the beautiful and peaceful Walthamstow Marshes you will inevitably share your garden with wildlife, especially spiders and urban foxes.

The Mill will be closed 8 June 2017 – Polling Station 

25 May

The Mill will be closed all day on Thursday, 8 June 2017 as we will be a Polling Station for the General Election.

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