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Still no arrests in Walthamstow arson investigation four weeks on

Two men, aged 35 and 24, were found dead inside the property on 21st April The post Still no arrests in Walthamstow arson investigation four weeks on appeared first on Waltham Forest Echo....

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Charity fighting isolation in older people calls for Waltham Forest volunteers

During the first four months of this year the number of people volunteering for Re-engage in London fell by nearly two-thirds The post Charity fighting isolation in older people calls for Waltham Forest volunteers appeared first on Waltham Forest Echo....

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Walthamstow tech start up in ‘best places to work’ list

Blackhorse Lane's Pinter, which sells beer-brewing kits said it was proud to have made the Sunday Times' list The post Walthamstow tech start up in ‘best places to work’ list appeared first on Waltham Forest Echo....

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Hall ‘put in good campaign’ against Khan, claims Tory chair

Richard Holden MP pointed out the City Hall election result was narrower than most polls had indicated The post Hall ‘put in good campaign’ against Khan, claims Tory chair appeared first on Waltham Forest Echo....

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East London Waterworks Park ‘deeply let down’ by government and council

The charity has expressed frustration as Waltham Forest Council officials distance themselves from its plans for a wild swimming park in Lea Bridge The post East London Waterworks Park ‘deeply let down’ by government and council appeared first on Waltham Forest Echo....

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Khan ‘cowardly’ to rule out ‘pay-per-mile’ road charging

The London Assembly's Green group leader Caroline Russell has criticised the mayor for allowing the Tories to "dictate" transport policy in the capital The post Khan ‘cowardly’ to rule out ‘pay-per-mile’ road charging appeared first on Waltham Forest Echo....

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Firefighter to run more than 300 miles visiting London’s fire stations

Steve Moore will spend a week completing the journey between all 102 of the capital's fire stations The post Firefighter to run more than 300 miles visiting London’s fire stations appeared first on Waltham Forest Echo....

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Waltham Forest’s top cop under investigation amid undisclosed misconduct allegations

Superintendent Simon Crick was placed on restricted duties in March following non-criminal misconduct allegations The post Waltham Forest’s top cop under investigation amid undisclosed misconduct allegations appeared first on Waltham Forest Echo....

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Walthamstow activist in contempt of court battle faces renewed challenge from government lawyer

The solicitor general is to appeal a decision to throw out a contempt of court case against Trudi Warner, a local retiree who held up a sign outside a climate trial The post Walthamstow activist in contempt of court battle faces renewed challenge from government lawyer appeared first on Waltham Fore...

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RSPCA issue appeal after undernourished dog spotted in Leytonstone

The animal welfare charity is looking to speak to its owner amid concerns for the dog's wellbeing The post RSPCA issue appeal after undernourished dog spotted in Leytonstone appeared first on Waltham Forest Echo....

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Greens defend ‘noble’ decision by assembly member to resign three days after re-election

While the move did not break any rules, Labour MP Wes Streeting called it “very poor” The post Greens defend ‘noble’ decision by assembly member to resign three days after re-election appeared first on Waltham Forest Echo....

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Soho Theatre construction to finish by late September, council says

Developers Wilmott Dixon appear to have overcome a series of construction challenges that saw the much-awaited venue's opening pushed back one year to February 2025 The post Soho Theatre construction to finish by late September, council says appeared first on Waltham Forest Echo....

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Gradual decrease in noise complaints to council

The number of noise complaints sent to Waltham Forest Council dropped from 696 in 2021 to 533 last year The post Gradual decrease in noise complaints to council appeared first on Waltham Forest Echo....

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Man found with home-made bomb jailed

Ricky Anderson was sentenced to five years in prison and also given a five year serious crime prevention order The post Man found with home-made bomb jailed appeared first on Waltham Forest Echo....

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Cost of reopening Woodford road bridge said to be ‘over £25m’

The bridge was closed by Redbridge Council in July 2023 because of safety concerns The post Cost of reopening Woodford road bridge said to be ‘over £25m’ appeared first on Waltham Forest Echo....

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Hall claims Khan ‘underperformed’ in City Hall election

The defeated Tory candidate lost to the Labour mayor by a record 275,000 votes The post Hall claims Khan ‘underperformed’ in City Hall election appeared first on Waltham Forest Echo....

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Leytonstone film editor celebrates BAFTA TV award win

Zeb Achonu edited Channel 5 documentary White Nanny Black Child, which won the Specialist Factual category last night The post Leytonstone film editor celebrates BAFTA TV award win appeared first on Waltham Forest Echo....

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‘Carbon negative’ Walthamstow Village development wins architectural award

The Arbour, a development of ten two-storey homes just off Orford Road in Walthamstow, won for 'pushing the boundaries of sustainable design' The post ‘Carbon negative’ Walthamstow Village development wins architectural award appeared first on Waltham Forest Echo....

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Teen rushed to hospital after Leyton Jubilee Park stabbing

A 17-year-old boy was found with stab injuries on Friday evening The post Teen rushed to hospital after Leyton Jubilee Park stabbing appeared first on Waltham Forest Echo....

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No ‘plan B’ for Khan if he’d lost City Hall election

Khan was re-elected with 43.8% of the vote, while Hall came second with 32.7% The post No ‘plan B’ for Khan if he’d lost City Hall election appeared first on Waltham Forest Echo....