East London and West Essex Guardian

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 07:39:02 +0100
Young man stabbed repeatedly after his car was stolen
A man in his early 20s was stabbed after his car was stolen.

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 07:12:02 +0100
Morning update: Delays and signal failures on the Underground mean heavy travel disruption
Good morning.

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 20:00:00 +0100
Free tickets to A Place in the Sun Live for readers
A Place in the Sun Live, Europe’s largest overseas property exhibition and an extension of the hit Channel 4 television series, will be returning to Olympia London on Friday, May 10, to Sunday, May 12.

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 17:15:00 +0100
Labour claim children's services slashed by 81 per cent since 2010
The national Labour group has claimed young people in Waltham Forest have seen a cut of 81 per cent services funding since 2010.

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 17:12:09 +0100
Evening update: Delays on M1, M25, A1, and A405
Good evening,

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 16:00:00 +0100
Builder who botched £17k job ordered to pay money back
A builder has been ordered to pay more than £17,000 in compensation for defective work valued at just £1,124.

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 12:49:06 +0100
Email blunder causes confusion over election polling stations
An internal investigation has been launched this morning following an email sent out by the council containing incorrect European election information.

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 11:30:00 +0100
Extinction Rebellion protesters continue to demonstrate and cause major traffic delays
Major roads in central London continue to be blocked this week following a climate change protest which have seen more than 120 people arrested.

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 08:36:04 +0100
Has our money gone down a pothole?
I have to ask why our roads are in such a poor state of repair, with potholes everywhere.

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 07:20:00 +0100
Possible Tube delays due to demonstration
Here is your travel update for April 17.

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 06:37:00 +0100
52 protesters arrested over climate change demonstration
More than 50 protesters were arrested following a demonstration about climate change.

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 05:00:00 +0100
Mayor gives £11 million to fund portable homes
The Mayor of London has given £11 million to build portable homes in a bid to tackle homelessness.

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 17:39:02 +0100
Suspected gas explosion may have caused house fire
Eight fire engines and around 60 firefighters were called to a fire and suspected gas explosion at a house today.

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 17:32:35 +0100
"They are not on my side": Man attacked three times in park wants council to install CCTV
A man held at knife point and mugged twice in a Redbridge park wants the council to install CCTV to prevent further attacks.

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 16:51:33 +0100
Evening update: Travel and weather report
Here is your travel update for April 16.

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 16:00:00 +0100
London Assembly sends message of support to people in Paris
The London Assembly has sent its support to people in Paris following the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral.

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 15:30:00 +0100
Passengers urged to avoid travelling on LNER trains following damage reports
Passengers are being urged not to travel on London North Eastern Railway (LNER) services on Tuesday after some of the operator's trains suffered damage.

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 13:20:00 +0100
60 firefighters called to tackle house fire
Around 60 firefighters are currently tackling a huge fire broken out this morning.

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 13:15:12 +0100
Police commissioner criticised for "cancelled" visit to the borough post stabbings
The Metropolitan Police’s Commissioner has been criticised for “cancelling” a visit to the borough.

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 08:00:00 +0100
Schools unable to deal with behavioural problems leading to increase in exclusions
Schools unable to deal with children with behavioural problems and learning difficulties is leading to an increase in exclusions, a report has claimed.

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 07:48:14 +0100
Morning update: Slow on the A406 and M25
Good morning,

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 17:33:10 +0100
Landlords can no longer kick tenants out without good reason
Landlords can no longer kick renters out of their properties without good reason, thanks to a Government decision.

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 17:30:00 +0100
Problems on the roads and rail this evening
Here is your travel update for April 15.

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 16:00:14 +0100
Nearly half a million pounds granted for new council houses
Waltham Forest has received nearly half a million pounds from the Mayor of London to build new homes.

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 16:00:00 +0100
Man who shot pregnant ex-wife with crossbow says he wanted to confront new husband
A man who shot his pregnant ex-wife with a crossbow claims he had only wanted to confront her new partner about allegedly forcing his daughter to live as a Muslim.

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 11:00:00 +0100
Million people claim of People's Vote March was false
I was disappointed that you published the letter from Richard Newcombe last week where he falsely claimed more than one million people attended the Peoples’ March on Saturday, March 23. Various independent assessments of the numbers have been made ...

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:15:33 +0100
M25 collision and severe tube delays reported during morning rush hour
Good morning everyone, hope you have a good start to the week. Here is your morning upload:

Sun, 14 Apr 2019 15:25:07 +0100
MEAT FREE MANIFESTO - Swapping healthy plant proteins for red meat 'lowers heart attack risk'
Becoming a vegetarian really could stave off a stroke or heart attack, according to new research.

Sun, 14 Apr 2019 15:00:00 +0100
Sports facility comes up top trumps in national competition
A sports facility has been crowned the best in a nationwide competition.

Sun, 14 Apr 2019 11:00:00 +0100
24-hour non-stop live music festival to be held
A 24-hour non-stop live music festival is being held.

Sun, 14 Apr 2019 11:00:00 +0100
Why trust Parliament to enact the result of a second referendum?
Richard Newcombe writes from the only part of the UK where voters do not want us to just leave, as instructed by them in the referendum. That was as long ago as 2016 and the 17.4 million people who chose Leave is not in any doubt. He calls for anothe...

Sun, 14 Apr 2019 09:32:59 +0100
Heading out? Here's a full travel report
Here is your travel update for April 14.

Sun, 14 Apr 2019 08:00:00 +0100
Life expectancy has stopped rising - how do we start living longer again?
The recent news that life expectancy has stopped rising in the UK hardly got a mention in a news agenda dominated by Brexit.

Sat, 13 Apr 2019 18:00:00 +0100
Woman commissioned for new short-form strand of BBC programme
A Leytonstone woman has been commissioned to create a new BBC programme.

Sat, 13 Apr 2019 15:00:00 +0100
Spring is here, so it's time to mow the lawn
It's that time of year when the dumping ground that is ‘out back’ demands a damned good thrashing. The shed deserves to be condemned and the garden resembles a Syrian high street. The undertaking is soul destroying: you spend hours concocting a v...

Sat, 13 Apr 2019 12:01:18 +0100
First aid charity launches special challenge
A first aid charity is seeking volunteers to help teach young people about leader volunteering for a special challenge.

Sat, 13 Apr 2019 10:28:12 +0100
M25 collision may cause weekend travel disruptions
Good morning everyone, hope everyone has a great weekend. Here is your travel update for those heading out and about today:

Sat, 13 Apr 2019 08:00:00 +0100
Best of the Music festival returns this weekend
Music groups are joining a Best of Music festival this weekend.

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 20:00:00 +0100
The wine that goes with curry like a horny dog to a leg
“Before I was married, I learned the difference between cheap and expensive wine after I was married, I learned to drink the cheap wine.”

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 16:00:00 +0100
Two men jailed after stealing vehicles worth in excess of £1 million
Two men have been jailed after stealing vehicles worth in excess of £1 million.

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 15:30:00 +0100
What's on in East London this weekend, 13th and 14th April, 2019
What's on in East London this weekend, 13th and 14th April, 2019

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 15:00:00 +0100
Jewish community and its children prepare for upcoming passover celebrations
Jewish children have prepared for the upcoming Passover celebrations with a practice Seder.

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 12:00:00 +0100
Mother's heartfelt plea to ask for sign ups to 'Sparkle Walk' for children's hospice
A mother has made an emotional plea for people to sign up to 'Sparkle Walk' in aid of a children's hospice.

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 11:30:00 +0100
Can you help in the search for the borough's best joke?
London residents are being encouraged to take part in The Mill’s exciting new participatory exhibition, The Joke’s On Us.

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 11:00:00 +0100
Celebrate Easter Eggstravaganza at shopping centre
An Easter Eggstravaganza is being held at a shopping centre.

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 10:52:53 +0100
Chocolate Dragon Egg 'is coming'
Ever wanted your very own Dracarys dragon egg? Well here’s your chance.

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 08:00:00 +0100
New figures reveal highest rates for low paid jobs and employees
Almost 4 in 10 jobs in Waltham Forest are low paid, according to new figures.

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:20:00 +0100
Travel and weather report
Here is your travel update for April 12.

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 21:33:02 +0100
Updated: Two people rushed to hospital after shop sign fell on them
Two people have been rushed to hospital after a shop sign fell on them.

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 17:12:05 +0100
Evening update: Delays on M25, M11, and A406
Drivers should be aware of a number of problems on the roads this evening.