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Muslims in Erskine Road, Walthamstow, invite churches to join charity walk in response to ‘propaganda’ about Islam 

24 Feb

A MUSLIM community will hold a ‘Walk for Peace’ to promote harmony among different faiths.


Duo charged with Walthamstow man’s murder 

24 Feb

TWO men have been charged after a man suffered a fatal a stab wound to his chest.


Man charged with murder of teenager 

23 Feb

A Walthamstow man has been charged with the murder of a teenager beaten to death in Northamptonshire earlier this month.


Walthamstow murder victim named by police 

22 Feb

A MAN who suffered a fatal a stab wound to his chest has been named by police.


This supermarket is moving into the old BHS store in Walthamstow 

7 Feb

Lidl has signed a 25-year deal to take on part of the former BHS store at The Mall shopping centre in Walthamstow.


Chicken shop critic and YouTube sensation heads to Walthamstow 

1 Feb

THE CHICKEN Connoisseur has answered calls to bring his viral food reviews to east London in his quest to find “the pengest munch”.


London’s ‘most-loved’ restaurant is opening new pizza place here 

30 Jan

LONDON’S ‘most-loved’ restaurant is bringing its famed pizzas to brand new premises in Walthamstow.


Stella turns teacher! MP holds citizens workshop for pupils 

19 Jan

MP for Walthamstow Stella Creasy held a citizens’ workshop for primary school pupils to teach them about democracy and the passing of laws.


FEATURE: Cows on the loose in Wanstead, Woodford, Epping Forest & Walthamstow 

19 Jan

When Karen Humpage told people how cows used to roam the streets of the east London suburb where she grew up they said she was “barmy”.


2,000 more cars are using this road every day since Mini Holland launched 

18 Jan

Thousands more cars every day are using a Walthamstow street as a rat-run since the introduction of Mini Holland road closures.


Victoria line closed after signal failure 

16 Jan

Service has been suspended on the Victoria line between Walthamstow Central and Victoria due to a signal failure.


Can you help find Jayden? 

13 Jan

A BOY, 15, has gone missing from Walthamstow.


It’s bad news if you’re commuting from Walthamstow this morning 

10 Jan

After the chaos of yesterday, the road and Tube network will no doubt seem like a walk in the park.


Station closed over ‘fire alert’ 

6 Jan

Walthamstow Central has been closed after a "fire alert" at the station.


Kentucky fried pigeon: Walthamstow bird likes it feather lickin’ good 

5 Jan

THIS hungry pigeon is clearly ignoring the New Year health kick, opting to go the whole hog with a bucket of fried chicken.


Concern for missing man after pick-up truck found dumped 

4 Jan

Concern is growing for a missing man after his truck was found abandoned on a quiet lane in Walthamstow.


Huge fire tears through car service garage 

1 Jan

A massive fire ripped through a car service garage in Walthamstow on New Year’s Eve causing a gas explosion.


Felicity Jones swaps Star Wars for Walthamstow 

23 Dec

Actress Felicity Jones may explore far-flung galaxies in the latest Star Wars film, but now she has been photographed a little closer to home for the National Portrait Gallery.


‘Please forgive Katie Hopkins’ says dad who columnist branded an extremist 

20 Dec

A Walthamstow dad who was paid damages by the Daily Mail after Katie Hopkins branded them Islamic extremists has asked the public to forgive the columnist.


Daily Mail forced to pay family Katie Hopkins claimed had Al Qaeda links £150k 

19 Dec

The Daily Mail has apologised and paid a Walthamstow family £150k after columnist Katie Hopkins claimed they had ties to Al Qaeda.


Church lights up with arty advent calendar 

13 Dec

A Walthamstow church has found a unique way to countdown to Christmas by using its building as a giant canvas.


Another store has signed up to replace BHS in Walthamstow 

13 Dec

Wilko is set to take on some of the space left at the Mall shopping centre in Walthamstow following the collapse of BHS.


Table tennis aces qualify for national finals 

12 Dec

Youngsters from a Walthamstow college have bounced into the national finals of a table tennis championship.


Crooks pretending to be builders con woman with learning difficulties out of £5,300 

9 Dec

The gang were based in Walthamstow (Picture: Google SV) Two crooks conned a woman with learning difficulties out of more than £5,000 by posing as builders during a ‘callous’ attack.


This is what is going to replace BHS in Walthamstow 

9 Dec

The Gym Group is set to take on the site of the former BHS store at The Mall shopping centre in Walthamstow.


Historic church saved by £35k grant for urgent repairs 

8 Dec

A historic Walthamstow church has been saved from ruin by a grant worth more than £34,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund.


Man with severe mental health issues goes missing 

8 Dec

A MAN with severe mental health issues has gone missing from Walthamstow.


MP refuses to back government’s Brexit timetable in Commons vote 

8 Dec

Walthamstow MP Stella Creasy refused to back the government’s timetable to trigger Brexit negotiations in March next year.


Here’s why this shopping centre paid for some of its customers’ Christmas gifts 

1 Dec

Lucky shoppers in Walthamstow found they had been treated to their Christmas shopping as part of Giving Tuesday.


Claim Mini Holland cut traffic by 10,000 cars a day challenged 

30 Nov

Campaigners have called into question claims Mini Holland has cut traffic in Walthamstow Village by 10,000 vehicles per day.


Person under train at Blackhorse Road station causes delays on Victoria line 

30 Nov

There is no service on the Victoria Line between Seven Sisters and Walthamstow Central due to a person under a train at Blackhorse Road station.


Hyperlocal & blogs

New Women’s Cycling group 

25 Feb

We have an exciting new cycling project for women coming up – bringing women together to cycle, support each other, increase confidence and have fun.


FREE Taster French and Spanish class for children 

25 Feb

Wednesday 1 March 2017, 4 – 5pm Garden Room Children aged 4 – 12 years old FREE Taster Session I’m a local trilingual dad who is launching new children’s extracurricular French and Spanish club at The Mill.


Carefree Kids 

24 Feb

Dear All As you might know, Carefree Kids charity recently held our first poetry competition, and have produced a beautiful booklet of the winning poems, kindly financed by Stow Brothers, the estate agent in Walthamstow.


Response to Town Centre Exhibition 

24 Feb

WALTHAMSTOW TOWN CENTRE EXHIBITION Having visited the Town Centre exhibition in the Mall (24 th and 25 th February) we were very disappointed to see the lack of detail.


1000 Swifts Over Walthamstow 

23 Feb

A few people on the street are planning on participating in the 1000 Swifts Over Walthamstow Project.


INK, PRESS, GO! 

23 Feb

2 February – 11 March 2017 A new exhibition at The Mill, organised by Carla Cruz, focusing on printing techniques used by local artists will be on display from Thursday 2 February 2017 until Saturday 11 March 2017.


The Art of Printmaking from a Woman’s Perspective 

23 Feb

8 March 2017, 6 – 8pm £2 contribution for materials Booking essential On International Women’s Day, Anna Alcock, printmaker artist and director of Inky Cuttlefish Studios, will give an overview talk on the art of printmaking from a woman’s ...


Mill Book Club Spring 2017 

23 Feb

First Tuesday of the month, 7pm – 9pm FREE Everyone welcome This Spring, The Mill Book Club will be reading: 7 March 2017 – The Circle by Dave Eggers 4 April 2017 – The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher by Hilary Mantel.


Costa Stow 

20 Feb

In the Gremlins films, the fictional furry Mogwai creatures reproduce when they get wet.


What’s on Monday 20 to Sunday 26 February 2017 

19 Feb

The main event this week is for those who are QUIZICALLY FIT – ie the Mill Quiz   on Friday 24 February.


Thank you to B&Q for their support 

19 Feb

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 ...


Around Leyton and Walthamstow 

18 Feb

Saturday, February 18th 2017 On the map above, the symbol shows where we started our walk.


The Big Pink Pizza Oven – a sneaky peek at Yard Sale Pizza, Walthamstow 

18 Feb

This week we were invited to the press preview night of Yard Sale Pizza’s  new adventure in Walthamstow.


The History of Lloyd Park 

17 Feb

Available now in the William Morris Gallery is Sue Nisbet's definitive book about Lloyd Park.


Curry Quiz 

17 Feb

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 ...


Join us for the Famous Mill Quiz! 

15 Feb

Friday, 24 February 2017 £5.00 per person, 4 people per team.


What’s on Monday 13 to Sunday 19 February 2017 

12 Feb

Here are details of activities this week which are open to all, including newcomers – and details include whether the activity is free, if you have to book, or if you can just drop-in.


Up Your Street Issue 5 

11 Feb

Sun 12th Feb   free 10-12 walking wild at Walthamstow Wetlands.


Palestine stall in Walthamstow tomorrow 

10 Feb

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.


New 5-year Strategy 

7 Feb

This is our plan for the next five years.


What’s on Monday 6 February to Sunday 12 February 2017 

6 Feb

Here are details of activities which are open to all, including newcomers – and details include whether the activity is free, if you have to book, or if you can just drop-in.


Walthamstow Wetlands Facebook Page 

1 Feb

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album of the month ten fé: hit the light 

1 Feb

There’s only one choice for us for February’s Album of the Month…the long-awaited debut offering from Ten Fé.


Brioche Burger 

30 Jan

Brioche Burger isn’t any ordinary burger restaurant, at least that’s what they say on their website.


What’s on Monday 30 January to Sunday 5 February 

29 Jan

This week sees the launch of a new exhibition in the living-room – Ink, Press, Go! – which explores  the amazing work people in the local area are doing using printmaking techniques.


Happy Chinese New Year at Sheng High 

29 Jan

Happy Chinese New Year – welcome to Year of the Rooster! Have you tried  Sheng High


We won Aviva Community Funding for Kid’s Art Clubs! 

25 Jan

We won! Thank you for your support! We’re delighted to announce that we’ve been awarded £1000 funding by the Aviva Community Fund! This much needed money will be put towards running Kid’s Art Club activities during the school holidays.


Volunteer with Stories and Supper: This Monday 

25 Jan

Come and find out more about being part of the Stories and Supper project – supporting refugees and changing narratives – this Monday at the Hornbeam E17.


Recruiting: An Administrative Organiser! 

24 Jan

It’s time to get our systems in order once and for all.


Taste of Sichuan, Walthamstow 

22 Jan

Following various fiery experiences at London Sichuan restaurants including ‘My Old Place’ and ‘Sichuan Folk’ in Spitalfields, this peppery Chinese cooking was a cuisine I wanted to explore but was slightly scared of.



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