East London and West Essex Guardian

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 17:35:03 +0100
Three churches in east London set on fire, church leaders said
Three churches across east London were targeted in a series of arson attacks, according to church leaders.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 11:40:00 +0100
Six arrested in relation to investigation on alleged serial rapist Joseph McCann
Detectives investigating offences committed by alleged serial rapist Joseph McCann have made six arrests.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 16:35:02 +0100
£1.2million more to conserve Henry VIII's forest
An ancient forest once used by Henry VIII for hunting will be better protected after a further £1.2million was won to conserve it.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 15:29:04 +0100
More small businesses will be able to replace their vans with less polluting ones
A scheme to scrap polluting vans in London has been extended to include more small businesses.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 12:37:10 +0100
Bring Your Dog to Work Day - what is it and how to share your pics with us
It's officially Bring Your Dog to Work Day tomorrow (Friday, June 21).

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 06:00:00 +0100
Number plate recognition cameras reducing burglary rates
Automatic number plate recognition cameras are driving down burglary rates in Redbridge, the council has said.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 10:21:24 +0100
London fire chief says Grenfell ‘will never leave me’ as retirement announced
Dany Cotton revealed she had been plagued with traumatic memory loss since the tragedy on June 14 2017, which caused 72 deaths.

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 16:00:00 +0100
£100million set aside for small businesses
Small businesses could benefit from a slice of a £100 million fund set up by the Mayor of London.

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 12:13:03 +0100
London leaders reflect on the Finsbury Park terror attack two years on
Two years on from the Finsbury Park terrorist attack, London leaders have paid tribute to a man who was killed.

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 10:10:00 +0100
Tube pusher victim feels guilty for not stopping attacker from striking again
A man who avoided being hit by a tube train by just inches when a paranoid schizophrenic tried to shove him onto the tracks has described his "incredible sense of guilt" when he heard his attacker had struck again.

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 08:00:00 +0100
Judge backs Government telling council to stop illegally printing newsletter
Waltham Forest Council has lost a tax-payer funded judicial review against an order telling it to stop printing its newsletter illegally.

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 06:00:00 +0100
London Mayor Sadiq Khan unveils electric delivery van
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has unveiled an electric van that could play a major role in cutting emissions in the city.

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 16:55:29 +0100
Half of tower blocks in borough pose "substantial" fire risk to residents
Nearly half of the borough’s council-owned tower blocks pose a “substantial” fire risk to residents, assessments have revealed.

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 15:02:47 +0100
Torrential rain and thunderstorm warning issued
Thunderstorms could bring flooding and power cuts tonight.

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 08:00:00 +0100
Mayor announces new charging points for electric cars
New charging points for electric cars are set to appear across London under plans announced by the Mayor.

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 06:00:00 +0100
Police are on your side Mayor tells youngsters
Young people need to know that “the police are on their side”, the Mayor of London has said.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 18:00:00 +0100
Sadiq Khan calls for pro-London prime minister
The UK needs a Prime Minister who is ready to support London, according to Mayor of London Sadiq Khan.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 17:00:00 +0100
Young offenders to get more mental health support thanks to research
Waltham Forest Council is now screening young people who enter the offenders system for mental health issues and offering more support.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 12:50:04 +0100
Man fined £1,200 for his friend dumping his rubbish
A man has been fined more than £1,200 after his friend dumped his building waste.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 12:30:00 +0100
Record number of affordable homes started across London
Affordable home building in London has increased by more than 15 per cent in the last year, breaking the previous record for the number of new starts.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 08:27:11 +0100
Broken down vehicle and heavy congestion on M25
Good morning everyone, hope you all enjoyed a lovely weekend, don’t let the Monday morning rush hour spoil your day! Here is your morning update:

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 18:00:00 +0100
Singer wins award following search for best female musicians
A singer from Loughton is the first ever to receive a coveted award.

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 15:00:00 +0100
It's time to tax facial hair
Over the past few years there has been an epic outbreak of pseudo beards affecting a high percentage of young men between 20 and 35, and quite a few older ones too.

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 12:20:00 +0100
John McDonnell on the housing crisis and government cuts as he visits the area
Labour’s John McDonnell has spoken out about the effects of austerity in Chingford.

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 11:30:00 +0100
A street that has been lost forever - and a building that hasn't
Some streetscapes have been lost forever to the bulldozer and wrecking ball and here is one.

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 11:00:00 +0100
Improving carers' benefits will save the NHS money
In Carers Week, more needs to be done to improve carers' rights, starting with the pitiful level of Carers Allowance (currently £66.15 a week).

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 07:00:00 +0100
Get your sweat on at health and fitness festival
A huge wellness festival catering to all levels of fitness is coming to London next weekend.

Sat, 15 Jun 2019 15:00:00 +0100
Students’ artwork brings colour to the high street
The Mayor of Waltham Forest, Councillor Christopher Robbins CBE, celebrated the borough’s creative talent on Friday, June 7, unveiling artwork designed by local students at L&Q’s new housing development, The Chain in Walthamstow.

Sat, 15 Jun 2019 11:30:00 +0100
Waltham Forest shows how mini-Holland can return streets to the community
Walking down the quiet streets of Waltham Forest on a summer evening is a pleasant experience. People are out enjoying life, strolling in the sun, some visiting pubs or restaurants.

Sat, 15 Jun 2019 08:00:00 +0100
We may soon get Sausage McMuffins after 10.30am as McDonald's trials new breakfast hours
Sausage and egg McMuffins are the best, and arguably one of the best things McDonald's has to offer.

Sat, 15 Jun 2019 06:00:00 +0100
Sainsbury's to charge South Woodford customers for parking
Councillors have joined customers fighting a supermarket’s decision to charge for parking.

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 18:00:00 +0100
Protesters out in force to oppose 'Toxic Tesco Towers'
Protesters calling themselves ‘the forgotten people’ gathered to oppose plans for a huge redevelopment that could see 1,360 flats built on one site.

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 16:18:03 +0100
Leader accuses long-time campaigner of "spreading lies", then retracts comment
A council leader has retracted comments in which he told colleagues a long-serving health campaigner was “spreading lies”.

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 11:30:00 +0100
What's on in East London this weekend, 15th and 16th June, 2019
What's on in East London this weekend, 15th and 16th June, 2019

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 10:30:00 +0100
Discovery of body being linked to rape and robbery of another man at flat
Detectives are linking the death of a 43-year-old man who had met a stranger on dating app Grindr with the rape of another man days earlier.

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 08:23:20 +0100
Morning update: Travel and the weather outlook for today and the weekend
It is finally Friday so here's your final round-up of the week of how it's out on the roads this morning.

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 10:10:00 +0100
Four men arrested in Class A drug raid set to appear in court
A man who was arrested yesterday and charged with drug offences is due in court today following a series of dawn police raids.

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 18:00:00 +0100
We are holding a FREE digital marking seminar for businesses
The East London Guardian Series is offering a free digital marketing seminar for businesses.

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 09:40:57 +0100
Herts and north London Tory MPs vote for new party leader - recap
10:08am David Gauke, MP for South West Hertfordshire has already declared his voting intentions. He will be voting for Rory Stewart, who is currently Secretary of State for International Development. 

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 08:40:00 +0100
Broken down lorry gridlocks traffic on M25 clockwise
Good morning everyone, only one more day until the weekend starts. Here is your travel roundup:

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 08:00:00 +0100
British strawberries could be a rarity next year due to Brexit
There could be a shortage of British fruit and veg after Brexit as farmers struggle to cope with a Brexodus of migrant workers.

Wed, 12 Jun 2019 08:00:00 +0100
Ten new-build homes for Hainault
Building has officially begun in Hainault for 10 new affordable homes.

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 05:00:00 +0100
Children's services in borough rated 'outstanding'
Inspectors have rated a borough’s children’s services ‘outstanding’.

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 15:55:17 +0100
740-mile bike ride will highlight male suicide charity work
Keen cyclists are taking on the challenge of riding from John O’Groats to Lands End to help a male suicide prevention charity.

Wed, 12 Jun 2019 16:07:10 +0100
Concerns about fire safety at tower blocks, residents feel sidelined
Tower block residents who repeatedly raised fire safety concerns about their building say they feel sidelined by their council.

Wed, 12 Jun 2019 15:30:00 +0100
The HEET is on: Warm homes project gets cash to keep vulnerable out of hospital
A project that aims to make sure hospital patients don’t go back to the cold or damp homes that made them ill has been awarded thousands of pounds.

Wed, 12 Jun 2019 11:00:00 +0100
Remainers keep trying to frighten the public
Richard Newcombe’s interpretation of the results of the European Parliament elections (Will of the people 2019, Letters, May 30) is somewhat at odds with reality. Only the results for the Brexit Party and UKIP can truly be identified as for a singu...

Wed, 12 Jun 2019 08:27:56 +0100
M25 busy after earlier crash as roadworks cause delays across network
Good morning, A relatively incident-free commute to work and school for most of today.

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 18:00:00 +0100
Hospital to invest millions of pounds to improve patient care
A hospital is to invest millions of pounds in the hope it will revolutionise clinical systems and improve patient care.

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 16:51:04 +0100
Improvements to road safety planned after months of protest
The council has proposed improved road safety measures outside a primary school after month of protests by parents.