North East London hyperlocal portal Wednesday 24 May 2017

Walthamstow news

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.

Roll call of death: Map shows how widespread knife crime is across London 

8 May

Eleven people have died in the past two weeks (Picture: Getty/Metro) This map shows the shocking recent scale of fatal knife attacks in London that have seen 11 people stabbed to death in the past two weeks.

Teenager becomes 11th person to be stabbed to death in London in two weeks 

8 May

A teenager has become the eleventh person to be stabbed to death in London (Picture: Google) A teenager has become the eleventh person to be stabbed to death in London in the last two weeks.

Teenager killed in fatal Walthamstow stabbing 

8 May

The 17-year-old dies in hospital following knife attack in north-east London.

Then and now: Road in black and white 

7 May

This undated image shows Selwyn Avenue in Walthamstow.

Tory karate champ to fight Stella Creasy for Walthamstow 

5 May

THE TORIES have today announced their candidate to take on Labour’s Stella Creasy in a battle to become the MP for Walthamstow.

Lib Dem candidate says his party is only ‘viable opposition’ to Tories 

4 May

THE LIBERAL Democrat’s candidate for Walthamstow is calling on voters to support his party in standing up to the Tories over their hard Brexit.

Commons Select Committee calls for review on Mini-Holland 

3 May

A PARLIAMENTARY report has called for a review on shared space schemes such as Mini-Holland in Walthamstow.

Co-op bank in Walthamstow to shut 

19 Apr

A Co-op bank in Walthamstow has announced it is closing its doors to customers within the next three months.

‘It’s been surreal’- This Walthamstow man’s marathon will be cheered on by royals 

18 Apr

When Jon Salmon signed up to run the London Marathon for a charity close to his heart, he never dreamt his efforts would get royal support.

Mini-Holland has transformed our lives, says father 

18 Apr

It may have divided Walthamstow down the middle but this father say his family’s life has been “transformed” for the better by Mini-Holland.

New breed of market traders hit Walthamstow 

6 Apr

A NEW breed of market traders are doubling their dough thanks to interest free micro loans.

Leaving Walthamstow behind to start a family in war-torn Syria 

4 Apr

THE THOUGHT of leaving London behind and starting a family in war-torn Syria is hard to comprehend for most onlookers.

Not-so-itsy-bitsy tarantula found scurrying in Walthamstow garden 

29 Mar

A WOMAN got quite a fright when she saw a not-so-itsy-bitsy Chilean tarantula scuttling across her garden.

1920s Walthamstow: Touching fashion insight in rare historical photo 

27 Mar

THE STYLE of 1920s east London is touchingly revealed in a black and white photograph showing two young women outside their Walthamstow home.

Hyperlocal & blogs

Perky Blenders – Project 660 

22 May

Do you remember the track by Snap called Rhythm is a dancer? It was released in 1992, and I absolutely loved it.

What’s on Monday 22 May to Sunday 28 May 2017 

21 May

Here are details of all activities/events taking place this week which are open to newcomers as well as regulars.

Farang – get there quick! 

21 May

We stumbled across  Farang  during a weekend walk from Finsbury Park to Highbury, and after drooling over the menu we booked a table for Sunday lunch.

Pictures from our vigil last night in Walthamstow 

19 May

Balfour Declaration centenary - 69 years of Israel's illegal and brutal occupation of Palestine - 1500 Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike for over a month.

Lactic Fermentation – Sauerkraut, Kimchi and Preserved Lemons 

18 May

Saturday, 17 June 2017, 2pm – 5pm Cost: £45 Open to anyone, 8 participants maximum An in-depth introduction into everything you need to know about lactic fermentation techniques.

Join WFPSC vigil tonight 6.30 in Walthamstow Town Square 

18 May

Tonight we will remember: - 100 years of the fateful Balfour Declaration which promised Palestinian land to the Zionist movement.

The Journal to the Self Workshop 

16 May

Tuesdays, 4pm-6pm Starting 6 June 2017, four sessions £80 for the whole course of 8 hours, £20 drop in per 2 hour session For adults, max 6 people Be your own therapist.

Become a Friend of The Mill 

15 May

Become a Friend of The Mill The Mill is an independent community space, run for and by the people of Walthamstow, with a big welcome for everyone.

‘Twas Ever Stow’ Exhibition 

14 May

There was a little craft market today in a car park on Hoe Street.

What’s on Monday 15 May to Sunday 21 May 2017 

14 May

The BIG event this week is on Saturday 20 May  –  an afternoon of activities and much more for children to enjoy a  Star Wars vs Harry Potter event.

Swift Talks Afternoon 

14 May

Swift Talks Afternoon Valeria Bateson, Wetlands Teasels Sunday, 21 May 2017 2-4.30pm Join us for an afternoon of learning, inspiration and fun.

Visit our Palestine Solidarity stall in Walthamstow 

12 May

Tomorrow, Saturday 13 May ’17, we will devote our stall to Balfour Declaration and 69 anniversary of dispossession of the Palestinians.

The Mill will closed today from 5pm 

11 May

Due to a burst water main in the Coppermill area, we are going to close today at 5pm.

1000 Swifts Over Walthamstow – Elmfield Road Update 

9 May

You will have had a newsletter about the 1000 Swifts project posted through your door in the past few days.

Design your own tote bag 

9 May

Thursday, 1 June 2017 2 – 4.30 pm FREE For children aged 6 – 12 years Join us for the Half Term Kids Art Club, local artist Emma Smith will lead the session and provide all the materials.

Choose us as your Co-op local cause 

9 May

We’re delighted to have been chosen as one of three local charities to receive a donation from the next round of The Co‑op Local Community Fund.

What’s on Monday 8 May to Sunday 14 May 2017 

7 May

Below are details of all activities/events taking place this week which are open to newcomers as well as regulars.

Beat Makers Drumming Course 

7 May

Hornbeam Nights: 6-week Beat Makers Drumming Course starts Sun 28 May- 2 July, 6:30-7:30pm A 6-week Hand Drum course for Beginners hosted by the talented Adlib Music at the Hornbeam Centre every Sunday starting on 28 May.

Sat 27 May – Vegan Japanese pop-up Supper Club 

7 May

Hornbeam Nights: Ra-Ra-Ramen Pop-Up Supper Club Join us for an exciting Japanese twist on our Saturday Pop-Up Supperclubs on Sat 27 May.

Dusty Grooves – last Friday of every month 

7 May

Hornbeam Nights DJ slot – last Friday of every month Starting on Fri 26 May, 7.30-11.30pm – Hornbeam Nights’ resident DJs Lounch Noods will be providing your ears with super deluxe ambient down tempo grooves, dub, low-fi electronica and ...

Thurs 25 May – Permaculture and You workshop 

7 May

Thursday 25th May, 7-10pm Part of Hornbeam Night’s new Thursday night workshops, this will be an interactive introductory workshop looking at the fundamental ethics and principles of permaculture, while learning practical tips for personalising ...

Monthly Open Decks Night 

7 May

Next Open Decks: Fri 19 May, 7.30-11.30pm Our monthly Open Decks BYO vinyl (or play someone else’s) has gone from strength-to-strength since we started a few months ago.

Fri 12 May: Jam Sandwich – (the musical type) 

7 May

7.30-11.30pm – Jam Sandwich is our new monthly musical jamboree on the second Thursday of every month.

Star Wars vs Harry Potter 

7 May

Saturday, 20 May 2017 2-5pm £3 per child on the door.

Thurs 11 May – Growing the Local Dream workshop 

7 May

HORNBEAM NIGHTS Thurs workshop, 7-10pm Growing your own food – practical activism.

Night of the Dandelions – Herbal workshop 

7 May

Thurs 18 May, 7.45pm Come join a communal plant medicine making session to create delicious healing tonics for your family/households/friends with seasonal, locally foraged and grown herbs! Adults and children welcome.

Hornbeam’s Pop-Up Supper Clubs 

7 May

The Hornbeam can now be hired as a Supper Club venue – just get in touch, or come along to try out the amazing food cooked by local cooks keen to put on their own Pop-Up! We have a lovely, cosy cafe seating around 25 people.

Walthamstow Gateway update 

5 May

Planning Application 142873 This is what the additional development on Walthamstow Station Car Park will look like.

William Morris Big Local 

5 May

Subject: WMBL Get Together Hello You may have seen that our next public meeting at William Morris Big Local is coming up.

Love the Hornbeam? Want to keep it ticking? 

5 May

Does having a coffee in the Cafe brighten your day?  Do you look forward to the chats that pop-up when you wander in on a weekend?  Are you enjoying an Italian class, or do you love the peace that surrounds our Lodge in Chingford?  Please help us ...

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