Wood Street news
Troubled Whipps Cross Hospital could undergo a £500 million redevelopment under new plans.
A pensioner who was misdiagnosed at Whipps Cross Hospital was killed by unnecessary surgery, an inquest has ruled.
A mum has been awarded £15,000 compensation after a botched tooth removal at Whipps Cross Hospital left her with permanent nerve damage.
A healthcare watchdog has issued another damning report into Whipps Cross Hospital after inspectors saw dying patients left in “visible pain”.
Halloween may be over for another year but author Nathan Toulane, who grew up in Highams Park, is keeping the ghostly theme alive in his new horror and thriller novel, Tabitha Bates set in Chingford and Stratford.
Campaigners say plans to reduce the number of GPs in East London could put both patients and the future of Whipps Cross Hospital at risk.
Patients are being asked to help shape the services provided at Whipps Cross Hospital in future.
The Highams Park Festival is showcasing an array of exhibitions and events curated by a range of artists across the area this week.
Staff at Whipps Cross Hospital will stage an afternoon of family fun when they host an open day next month.
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Two new, state-of-the-art operating theatres have opened at Whipps Cross Hospital, after a £5 million renovation project.
Striking cleaners and their supporters protested outside the 100 Wood Street corporate offices in the City of London financial district last night, Wednesday.
Workers at 100 Wood Street in the City of London won a significant victory yesterday, Wednesday, as Thames Cleaning backed down and offered them the London Living Wage of ?9.20 an hour.
Children staying on Acorn Ward at Whipps Cross Hospital have been given a new garden to enjoy, after a £25,000, charity-funded project.
PEOPLE enjoyed some fun in the sun with live music, food and games keeping the crowds entertained at Highams Park Day.
An innovative new breast cancer unit, which aims to provide patients with faster diagnosis, has launched at Whipps Cross Hospital.
Workers At 100 Wood Street corporate offices in the City of London financial district are on all-out strike.
A car smashed into a building at Whipps Cross Hospital, knocking down a wall at one of the health centre’s units.
A coroner has warned a lack of neurologists at Whipps Cross Hosptial could lead to future deaths...
Whipps Cross Hospital is introducing a new scheme to help patients with dementia record their preferences, in a bid to improve their hospital experience.
Whipps Cross Hospital has been awarded almost £500,000 to improve its services for patients with dementia.
Police have issued an appeal to find a missing woman who was last seen at a hospital.
John Cryer has announced a public meeting on the NHS after talks with Whipps Cross junior doctors on strike.
Striking junior doctors at Whipps Cross Hospital are marching from picket lines to spread their message to the general public.
The Women’s Institute (WI) is lending its quilting skills to raise money for a premature baby unit at Whipps Cross Hospital.
Jim Wright, of Richmond Avenue, Highams Park, is one of only four who have finished the Swimathon every year since it was founded.
Columnist LOUISA LEAMAN pays tribute to the everyday heroes who helped deliver her baby at Whipps Cross Hospital...
Junior doctors are striking for the second time this year today (February 10) in a row over changes to their contracts.
Billy Caney, of Handsworth Avenue, Highams Park, was given best overall performer by his construction apprenticeship training agency K10.
Housing workers have donned their novelty knitwear to raise money for families in poverty this Christmas.
Joy Hewer was stabbed and sexually assaulted in her flat in Wood Street, Walthamstow, in October 17, 1995.
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Just a quick reminder that our AGM is on Today, Thursday 30th March 2017, at 2pm in the Marlowe Road Project Shop, 168 Marlowe Road, E17 3HE.
Hello all, please see below our event for Saturday 8th April 2017.
Wood St First will be holding their Annual General Meeting at The Marlowe Road Project Regeneration Office (Project Shop) 168 Marlowe Road, London, E17 3HE Starting at 2pm on Thursday 30th March 2017.
One Day Only – Super CLEARANCE Sale This Saturday, 25th March 2017 11 – 5 pm 131 Wood Street Offers are being taken and viewing appts offered on furniture and high value items, contact us if you are interested.
Wood Street First would like to pass on our congratulations to Saira Mir the PL84U AL-SUFFA group for winning a bronze award for their World Interfaith Harmony event.
Save the Date Saturday 8th April 2017 at the Temporary Playground situated between Marlowe Road Shernhall Street, E17 (near the old Lord Brooke Pub).
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 ...
ANNOUNCEMENT It is with great sadness that the Board of Directors of Significant Seams CIC announce the closure of our ‘Community Living Room’ and shop at 131 Wood Street.
Tues Mar 14th free to view Great art (and bread) at Wynwood-Art-District next to The Bell E17.
A few weeks ago I wrote about the creeping invasion of Costa Coffee, the chain that seems to be popping up all over Walthamstow.
Join us for a day of activities on Saturday 18th March in the park as part of Waltham Forest’s Spring Clean weekend.
MINI HOLLAND Healthy Streets Campaign to reopen our streets Sadiq backs MH Lea Bridge Road update Markhouse Village work is underway despite the web site denying it!! Markhouse Village Forest Road Highams Park...
Wood Street First is putting in place some amazing plans to continue our events, projects and community work in 2017.
First reported on Mon 3 October 2016, We still have a rusting bench and part of a litter bin at the end of Beech Hall Road near Hale End Road bus stop.
First reported in 2016.
May the Wood Street First Committee wish, all of the people who have subscribed to our site, a very Happy New Year hopefully an enjoyable prosperous one.
Needed to stretch the legs for the first time post-Yuletide sloth and gluttony.
A large number of plastic bags cotaining Christmas rubbish and furniture/toys dumped by bus stop on Hale End Road (near to Wadham Bridge Roundabout).
Sorry folks but we have totally sold out of tickets and this means there will DEFINITELY BE NO TICKETS available on the door.
Sorry but tickets are no longer available to be purchased online for our Christmas Party Event that is being held at Walthamstow Cricket, Tennis Squash Club this Saturday, 17th December 2016.
GOING, GOING GONE!!!! Just to let you know that tickets for our great family Christmas Party at Walthamstow Cricket Club on Saturday 17th December you will not be able to be purchased on-line from 5pm tomorrow (14/12).
Now that our Festive Fayre we only have 7 days to wait till we can party.
Our Winter event is on tomorrow, Saturday 10th December , at Our Lady St George Primary School, E17 Fun for all the Family From 12pm to 4pm with a Santa’s Grotto / Magician / Live Music / Side Stalls / Inflatable slide / Santa’s Workshop...
Hi all, just to say only 6 sleeps left till Santa will pay a visit to our Winter Festive Fayre on Saturday 10th December at Our Lady St George’s Primary School (Upper Site) E17 3EA.
Hi all, just a quick reminder that our Winter Festive Fayre will be on Saturday 10th December at Our Lady St George’s Primary School (Upper Site).
MINI HOLLAND Here are some updates on construction work which is in progress: Lea Bridge Road Wood Street junction: Works starting January 2017 to Spring 2017 We are starting some minor works in early January at the Wood Street junction with Lea ...
4 used syringes seen on Buck Walk near Wood Street end.
Significant Seams is proud to announce Wood St (where we are based) as the winner of the Great Street Award at The URBANISM AWARDS 2017.
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