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Boy, 15, among teenagers charged with terror offences 

25 Feb

A teenager from Waltham Forest has been charged with a string of terror offences.


Leyton Orient v Cheltenham Town 

25 Feb

Live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Leyton Orient and Cheltenham Town.


Man charged with attempted murder after city worker stabbed 

25 Feb

Police have charged a man with attempted murder after a young woman was stabbed in Dagenham.


House price affordability in cities ‘at worst level in a decade’ 

25 Feb

Home affordability in cities is at its worst levels since 2008, with properties typically costing nearly seven times earnings, a report has found.


Everyone who has been in court this week 

25 Feb

Wednesday, February 8...


‘Death is coming soon’- Man escapes jail after email threats to MP and Corbyn 

24 Feb

A bitter constituent who made death threats to his MP and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has walked free from court.


Do you recognise any of these items seized by police? 

24 Feb

Are any of these valuables seized by police yours...


What will you be wearing this weekend? 

24 Feb

Whether it’s a coffee date, lunch with friends or an exhibition on your own, we've picked out the most stylishly casual pieces you need in your wardrobe for spring weekends.


Travellers set up shop in superstore car park 

24 Feb

TRAVELLERS have set up camp in a supermarket car park.


Arrests after 15 migrants found hidden in lorry at market 

24 Feb

Three men have been arrested for immigration offences after 15 people were found hidden in a lorry at New Spitalfields Market.


Police with sniffer dogs raid property 

24 Feb

POLICE with sniffer dogs raided a property after a search warrant was executed.


Towie star’s boyfriend jailed after stashing 100k in daughters bedroom 

24 Feb

The boyfriend of Towie star Cara Kilbey may walk free within weeks after being cleared of masterminding a multi-million pound drugs empire but jailed for possessing criminal property.


Consultation on controversial parking scheme to start next month 

24 Feb

A CONSULTATION on a controversial parking scheme will start next month – a month after it was meant to be launched.


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.


World’s smallest pop-gallery comes to Ilford 

24 Feb

A mini Tate Modern has arrived at Redbridge Central Library in Clements Road, Ilford.


Young Artist of the Year winner announced 

24 Feb

THIS teenager has been named as a ‘young artist of the year’.


Man on the run after skipping bail 

24 Feb

A MAN with links to Harlow is being hunted by police.


It’s official – council tax is going up by 4.99% 

24 Feb

COUNCIL TAX is going up by 4.99 per cent to “help make sure the vulnerable and elderly get the dignified care they deserve”.


New headliner announced for Reading Festival – who’s going? 

24 Feb

Eminem has been announced as the last major headliner at this year's Reading Festival.


Police swarm library after large fight breaks out 

24 Feb

POLICE swarmed a library after a large fight broke out outside.


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.


Ted talks, The Future of Fashion and a Cut Festival among things to do this weekend 

24 Feb

Our pick of events to help you make the most out of your weekend.


Is traffic and travel back to normal today after Storm Doris? 

24 Feb

After the travel disruption caused by Storm Doris yesterday, much of the region is, thankfully, returning to normal today.


Residents must be consulted on parking plans, council warns 

23 Feb

Councillors are calling for residents to be consulted before proposed parking restrictions are introduced on several Epping streets.


Gallery owner aims to make art more affordable 

23 Feb

At the age of 24, Eleni Duke was the youngest gallerist in London when she founded her own pop-up space and over the past five years, she has built up her own “anti-gallery”, which specialises in affordable urban and contemporary works.


Storm Doris sparks chaos for Overground line commuters 

23 Feb

THE full force of Storm Doris is being felt by commuters preparing to journey home with TfL cancelling its Overground service to Chingford.


All aboard for this year’s Swimathon – Olympic medallist encourages others to sign up 

23 Feb

SWIMMERS are being encouraged to jump on board to help raise cash for a charity.


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.


Company directors banned for making over £2 million from ‘misleading’ investments 

23 Feb

FOUR business directors who made almost £2.5 million selling unprofitable investments have been banned.


Man and woman arrested on suspicion of attempted murder of City worker 

23 Feb

TWO people have been arrested in connection with a stabbing that left a young woman unconscious.


Campaigners say schools built along Mini Holland highway will make cycling ‘dangerous’ 

23 Feb

CYCLISTS say they are “concerned” about plans to build two schools along a “cycle superhighway”.


Storm Doris wreaking havoc across east London 

23 Feb

STORM Doris is wreaking havoc across east London after reports of woman being killed by fallen debris.


Should south Londoners be paying for our £10m park? 

23 Feb

A park in north-east London should not be funded using “hefty sums" taken from councils in other parts of the capital, MPs have heard.


Missing ‘vulnerable’ man without medication for over two weeks 

23 Feb

POLICE are renewing their appeal to find a vulnerable man, missing for nearly over two weeks are appealing for the public’s help to find him.


This boy had cancer and now he’s bought a bell for for children to ring when they finish treatment 

23 Feb

A FAMILY whose son had leukaemia as a toddler has bought a bell for other child cancer patients to ring when they finish their treatment.


Missing London Fashion Week already? 

23 Feb

If you weren’t able to attend London Fashion Week last week, there is still a chance to keep up to date with the latest fashion trends and catch a glimpse of models on the catwalk runway.


Trio have dangerous chemical thrown in their faces after under 16s football match 

23 Feb

THREE people had acid thrown in their faces after an under 16s football match last weekend.


Three schoolboys arrested after ‘acid attack’ at east London school 

23 Feb

THREE schoolboys have been arrested after an alleged acid attack left three other schoolchildren in hospital.


Drivers escape with minor injuries after car and lorry crash on A406 

23 Feb

TWO DRIVERS managed to escape with “minor injuries” after a car and a lorry crashed on a busy road.


Happy Thursday – storm Doris is here and expect SEVERE delays on the overground 

23 Feb

Happy Thursday! Here is everything you need to know this morning, February 23.


Price gap between London and the rest of the UK widens 

22 Feb

The gap in average house prices between London and the rest of the UK has widened from 47 per cent in 1996 to 107 per cent in 2016.


Worst boroughs for aircraft noise announced – do you live in one? 

22 Feb

Waltham Forest has been named the third “most overflown” borough in London.


Air ambulance makes emergency landing in school playground 

22 Feb

PUPILS and teachers got the shock of their lives when a helicopter landed in their playground.


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.


Life sentence for killer who stabbed girlfriend as she tried to leave him 

22 Feb

A man has been jailed for life after stabbing his girlfriend to death when she was about to leave him.


Drug dealer used his mum’s car to ship his stash 

22 Feb

A DRUG dealer who used his mum's car to sell deliver drugs has been jailed.


Refugee crisis to be depicted through music and dance 

22 Feb

A unique theatre production at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre, in Tottenham, will tell the real-life stories of the refugee crisis through music and dance.


Shop owners ‘upset’ after council threatens to fine them for having prostitutes’ ads on windows 

22 Feb

SHOP owners in a high street say they are “upset and annoyed” because the council have threatened to fine them if stickers advertising brothels are stuck to their windows.


Man who got death threats after renouncing Islam reaches out to others like him 

22 Feb

A MAN who received death threats after renouncing his faith wants to reach out to other people like him.


Cressida Dick named first female Commissioner in Met’s 188 year history 

22 Feb

Scotland Yard has appointed its first female Commissioner in the force's 188 year history.


Overground line reopens this week- but delays aren’t over yet 

22 Feb

Rail services between Barking and Gospel Oak are set to resume next week- but passengers are furious the line is already set for new delays.


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Marlowe Road 

24 Feb

Work has started on rebuilding the whole estate.


Mini Holland 24-2-17 

24 Feb

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...


Changing Face of Volunteering 

24 Feb

Changing Face of Volunteering...


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.


Significant Seams 

24 Feb

Significant Seams...


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.


Costa Stow 

20 Feb

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


The History of Lloyd Park 

17 Feb

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


Drawings in Winns Gallery 

17 Feb

Drawings at Winns Gallery in Lloyd Park's Aveling centre...


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 ...


New life for street party disco ball 

10 Feb

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.


Walthamstow Wetlands Facebook Page 

1 Feb

https://www.


Wood Street First -Appeal 

1 Feb

Wood Street First is putting in place some amazing plans to continue our events, projects and community work in 2017.


Brioche Burger 

30 Jan

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


Concern about proposed entrance to Wetlands 

23 Jan

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.


More cows 

23 Jan

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.


Chris Hill 

20 Jan

Chris Hill Chris Hill died on the 16th January.


Tree Musketeers 

20 Jan

ALL events are free and open to everyone.


Library Consultation nearing its end 

20 Jan

Library Consultation...


Is the Green Belt under threat? 

20 Jan

Dear Lea Valley Federation I hope you will forgive my cold calling you by email but in the circumstances; perhaps you will forgive me.


Starlighters panto 

20 Jan

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 ...


Save Lea Marshes Campaign 

20 Jan

Sign the petition Lea Valley Eastside LBWF Hi A huge thank you to everyone who emailed Members of the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority.


All Good In The Wood 

16 Jan

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.


Marlowe Road 

13 Jan

Redevelopment begins...


Bywaters site to be housing 

13 Jan

Housing on Bywaters site...


New schools put on hold 

13 Jan

Lea Bridge Road schools...


New Council Leader 

13 Jan

Clare Coghill new council leader...


CPZ letter 

11 Jan

All households in the new CPZ area should have received a letter through the door today.


What i’ll be doing for my birthday… 

11 Jan

All welcome to join me.


Taste of Sichuan 

9 Jan

I was once overcome by the spirit of adventure and tried to eat a pigs ear.


Wansteadium’s most read for 2016 

2 Jan

2016 was another year of amazing growth for Wansteadium, so as we say every year at this time, THANK YOU to everyone who has read, commented, subscribed, contributed, tipped-off, submitted photos, liked us on Facebook or retweeted us.


Hollow Ponds 

2 Jan

Running, I’m going to do lots of running in 2017.


A World to Win. Posters of Protest and Revolution 

1 Jan

So just before Xmas I had a chance to go see this exhibition at the William Morris museum.


Happy New Year 

1 Jan

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.


Parking scheme could last just three months 

22 Dec

Pic: Google Streetview, presumably taken between 0930 and 1030 The controversial £93k parking scheme for Wanstead High Street could be axed after just three months, council leader Jas Athwal has said, “if it makes people’s lives a misery”.


A World To Win 

19 Dec

Carol singing and political activism don’t really have that much in common do they? Singing silent night whilst knocking back mulled wine is very nice, but unlikely to inspire political change.


History matters – A life swapped for a pearl button … 

16 Dec

… and a Darwinian connection in Walthamstow Village.


Christmas Party 2016 – Sold Out 

15 Dec

Sorry folks but we have totally sold out of tickets and this means there will DEFINITELY BE NO TICKETS available on the door.


Party Time 

14 Dec

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.


Party Time 

13 Dec

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).


A local market for local people 

13 Dec

The traders who saved the day.


Burglaries again. 

12 Dec

With depressing predictability, the festive season brings it’s usual increase in break-ins.


St James’s Kitchen 

12 Dec

Don’t get me wrong, I love sourdough bread as much as the next person, but sometimes you can’t beat toast made with sliced white bread.


Come into the light 

11 Dec

Art spectacle shines on the walls of St Mary’s Let’s face it.


Wood Street First Party 

10 Dec

Now that our Festive Fayre we only have 7 days to wait till we can party.


Winter Festive Fayre 

9 Dec

   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...


Wanstead pay-and-display: Some questions 

9 Dec

Readers are invited to join a crowdsourcing effort to work out questions to put to Redbridge council about their planned change to parking in Wanstead which will be happening in the New Year .


Coming into bloom 

5 Dec

There’s a thing for all things Danish at the moment.


Mini Holland 5-12-16 

5 Dec

MINI HOLLAND 5000 against MH London's Traffic the worst NICE Recommendations From Stella Creasy MP's Newsletter BreathE17 Campaign: Anti-Idling Cars Council Workshop In the coming year tackling the quality of air in our local community is a key ...


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