MEMBERS of a minority Muslim sect joined police officers on Westminster Bridge to mark the one week anniversary of a terrorist attack.
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BAGS of marijuana and a knife were discovered round the back of a medical centre by police.
Only 46 per cent of elderly are doing their bowel cancer checks – even though it kills 1,300 a monthWaltham Forest Guardian 29 Mar
ONLY 46 per cent of elderly people in Redbridge and Waltham Forest are doing their recommended bowel cancer checks.
‘EXEPTIONAL’ Muslims have been awarded for their services to the community.
MASKED raiders smashed their way into a home in the middle of the night while a family lay sleeping.
A SENIOR Tory MP is throwing his weight behind a campaign to save Leyton Orient.
People are outraged over "broken council promises" around a highly-contentious parking scheme.
Theresa May has gathered her senior ministers in Downing Street as the UK prepares for a "pivotal moment" in its journey to a future outside the European Union.
A NOTORIOUS party venue believed to be a gang hotspot has decided not to apply for an alcohol licence.
A WOMAN got quite a fright when she saw a not-so-itsy-bitsy Chilean tarantula scuttling across her garden.
TEN people were arrested in a series of dawn raids to combat drug dealing.
A TANNING salon is leaving passer-bys red-faced with laughter after an unfortunate shop sign malfunction.
A SELLOUT stand-up has been announced as the headliner for a children's hospice's first ever comedy fundraiser.
The head of a lucrative sex empire is facing jail after admitting a series of offences including making money from prostitution and human trafficking.
We have reached the middle of the week and the last thing you need is to get held up on your commute this morning.
A MAN who made a citizen’s arrest on an ATM thief is calling on the community to “not turn a blind eye” when trouble arises.
MP John Cryer believes it would be akin to “losing a national treasure” if troubled Leyton Orient cease to exist.
A MOTEHR-OF-TWO is calling for a bus driver to be sacked after he ordered her to fold her buggy before boarding a bus.
A VET is preparing himself for the ultimate test of stamina – running 26.2 miles in this year’s London Marathon.
A TEACHING assistant training for marathons to raise cash for a homeless charity has enlisted the help of her pupils.
HUNDREDS of people are helping a family pay for the funeral of an “inspirational” boy who died suddenly after fighting an “aggressive” leukaemia.
A CYCLIST battling for improved road safety measures claims authorities are “waiting for someone to die” before they sort out a dangerous junction.
Police are appealing for information after a man reported prolonged sexual assault on his way to work (Picture: Getty) A man was subjected to a ‘disgraceful’ prolonged sexual assault by another man on the London Underground.
FOUR teenagers have been charged after a car crashed into a crowd of people outside a pub.
CAMPAIGNERS are calling on authorities to stop “diabolical” air quality levels getting worse with emission charge changes that could mean more cars through their area.
A TEENAGER was slashed in the face with a knife in an unprovoked attack.
A MOTHER-OF-THREE wants to start an east London food revolution after the stresses of motherhood distracted her from shopping local and eating well.
A TEENAGER shot and killed while he sat helpless in the back seat of a car.
Young Leyton brainboxes have been crowned east London’s best mathematicians in a team competition.
A BMW stolen in the dead of night was found dumped a few miles away in a residential road.
A FAMILY say a hole in their roof is causing “disgusting” mould and putting their newborn’s...
A COMMUNITY that was left without their summer festival when it ended last year need not be disappointed.
A COUNCIL is considering making a bid for a former police station recently put up for sale by the force.
A Leyton bar could be stripped of its licence after neighbours were kept up by a late-night "customer appreciation party".
A PERSISTENT pair of burglars have been sentenced to over 16 years in prison.
HUNDREDS of Muslims took to the streets to raise money for charity and condemn the Westminster terror attack.
TWO men who were arrested in connection with a car chase on the M25 will appear in court.
A SUPERMARKET has pulled more than half of a company's beer and cider range from its shelves after the brewer tried to increase prices following the Brexit vote.
A pedestrian is in hospital after being hit by a car.
A TEAM of disabled swimmers who won gold in a swimming challenge were treated to a bonus prize when Olympic diver Tom Daley congratulated them.
Manager Danny Webb says Leyton Orient would "come back 10 times stronger" from relegation if he is given enough support.
The family of the US tourist killed in the Westminster terror attack said they had been through a "humbling and difficult experience", but they have "felt the love of so many people".
An east London woman arrested in connection with the Westminster terror attack will not face charges.
THE STYLE of 1920s east London is touchingly revealed in a black and white photograph showing two young women outside their Walthamstow home.
FIREFIGHTERS battled for three hours to put out a blaze at a parade of shops.
POLICE searching for a man after a street fight broke out found him cowering in the back garden of a property.
A LIBRARY will soon be offering 3D printing and robot kits to make sure it stays open for generations to come.
CCTV images of a hit-and-run that left two men seriously injured have been released on the first anniversary of the incident.
ARMED imposters claiming to be from a water company forced their way into a house and ransacked it.
More Waltham Forest news
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.
Bob’s inviting his family, friends and neighbours to celebrate his birthday on June 3rd out on the green for the afternoon.
The British Hen Welfare Trust is looking for good homes for weary ex-battery hens.
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.
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).
Waltham Forest Civic Society By email only to wfcivicsociety@gmail.
Don’t let the elephant out of his pen, he doesn’t get on with the other animals.
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 ...
Library Local Consultation 13 March 2017 Thank you for your response to our Library Local consultation and for your interest in being ‘actively involved’.
The Future of Leyton Orient Football Club: Public Meeting Leyton Orient Football club has been served with a winding up petition by HMRC due to the financial management of the club.
Holy Family School have decided to destroy the green playing fields by Vinegar Alley and replace it with a Sports Hall.
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There is more building work and change going on in Waltham Forest than we have ever experienced in the 45 years of living in this Borough.
Keep THE COMMUNITY POOL at Waltham Forest College OPEN! https://www.
A few weeks ago I wrote about the creeping invasion of Costa Coffee, the chain that seems to be popping up all over Walthamstow.
An area can’t have too many farmers’ markets, and the good news is that the one in Aldersbrook which was tried out before Christmas is returning on Saturday.
People from Chester and Salop roads are getting together for a meeting on Saturday 18th March, 10.15am at The Mill.
There are three words that are guaranteed to raise my spirits regardless of how down in the dumps I feel, three words that always make my heart sing, fancy a pint? I know having a drink down the pub isn’t for everyone, but for me, it’s something ...
Here are some horror stories: LEA BRIDGE STATION AREA Waltham Forest Council Cabinet, in advance of considering the so-far-undisclosed outcomes of the recent Lea Valley Eastside "Vision" public consultation, met yesterday to decide on the shape of a ...
Greetings, park users! We’re planning another season of great events – here’s a run-down for the year ahead.
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...
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.
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.
A few people on the street are planning on participating in the 1000 Swifts Over Walthamstow Project.
In the Gremlins films, the fictional furry Mogwai creatures reproduce when they get wet.
Available now in the William Morris Gallery is Sue Nisbet's definitive book about Lloyd Park.
Drawings at Winns Gallery in Lloyd Park's Aveling centre...
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 ...
Hi Folks, I’m afraid the street party disco ball suffered a major injury a while ago after it managed to fall out of out loft.
Wood Street First is putting in place some amazing plans to continue our events, projects and community work in 2017.
Brioche Burger isn’t any ordinary burger restaurant, at least that’s what they say on their website.
Many of us pass through the marshes every day (cycling to/from work, walking the dog or just walking) and are already a bit amxious about the increased traffic when the Wetlands open.
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.
Dear Lea Valley Federation I hope you will forgive my cold calling you by email but in the circumstances; perhaps you will forgive me.
For info for residents Dear Friends/Colleagues, Following on from the huge success of our Xmas Lunch which bridged the gap between the younger and older generations, Starlighters will be putting on an amazing pantomime performance at the Community ...
Sign the petition Lea Valley Eastside LBWF Hi A huge thank you to everyone who emailed Members of the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority.
Tortoises have the right idea don’t they? Instead of facing the relentless grim grey of winter, they tuck them selves up and nod off until the spring.
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