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Drivers call for action against bollard causing accidents
The bollard, at the junction of High Elms and Elm Grove in Woodford Green, was installed in April last year to stop people cutting across the pavement.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Lilly Say, 17, nominated for People's Book Award for SASAATN
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Wed Mar 05, 2014
Labour appoint challenge to Iain Duncan Smith
Bilal Mahmood will challenge Iain Duncan Smith to be MP of Chingford and Woodford Green at the next general election Bilal Mahmood, the new Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Chingford and Woodford Green, will seek to oust the former Conservative leader next year.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Head to Hawkey Hall for tea dance
Shimmy on down to Sir James Hawkey Hall in Woodford Green where an afternoon of dancing will be on offer on Wednesday March 12. Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.
More than 3,000 trees planted on Broadmead Playing Fields, Woodford Green
Charity Trees for Cities held the community tree planting event as part of their goal to plant 7,500 trees in February and March.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Town halls spend 3m helping out food banks: Third of councils use public cash to tackle food poverty
Crisis: 140 out of 323 councils said they have had to invest public money in food banks for the poverty-stricken An investigation has found that dozens of local authorities have put aside public cash to combat what they claim is a rising tide of food poverty.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Tour de France road closures put back
The closure of the race route on July 7 in Epping Forest south of the A414 will now begin at 9am rather than 8am.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Party house in Woodford Green ordered to keep it down
Revellers have been ordered to hold no more parties by the authorities after disrupting the peace for neighbours in a quiet road.
Woodford Green flats will disturb the peace say residents
Iain Duncan Smith with unhappy residents in South Woodford who are campaigning against planning permission to build a four storey building and car park across the road from their street.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Bands in soundclash for charity
Nine bands from Wanstead High School, Forest School in Snaresbrook, Bancroft's School in Woodford Green, Chigwell School and Felsted School in Essex will feature.
East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Residents are unhappy at the proposed new block of flats
Oakleighs Developments has applied to add a four-storey extension to the block at 630 High Road, Woodford Green, to create five one-bedroom flats and a two-storey car park.
Youngsters turning into designers and models for the day wow parents with Chadwell Heath fashion show
Celebrating London Fashion Week in their own style, more than 30 children got the experience to act as designers and models all in one day.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Redbridge social group raises A 1,000 for adventure playground for disabled children
Redbridge 18 Plus members with young people and staff from ELHAP Redbridge 18 Plus put on a number of events, including karaoke, a charity race night and a sponsored walk, to reach the target for East London Handicapped Adventure Playground in Roding Lane North, Woodford Green.
East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Ring-necked Parakeets in a tree in Woodford Green
The Guardian photographer, who lives nearby, said: "They seem to have taken up residence in the tree two houses down from where I live.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Woodford Green's Make Believe looking for talented youngsters to star in West End show
A performing arts company will celebrate its 10th anniversary by performing its summer musical at the West End for the first time.
East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Waltham Forest's promotion hopes suffered a setback
Users of the St Mary's Health Centre car park are being fined even though the ticket machines in the car park are broken The two machines in the car park at St Mary's Health Centre in High Road, Woodford Green, have been broken for more than two weeks.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Residents back automatic CCTV scheme
People living near the site of an auto-fine CCTV system in Woodford Green say they support the pilot scheme The Videalert system, the first of its kind used by a local authority, has issued 915 fines of A 130 for traffic offences since going live on November 25 in four different locations in Redbridge.
'Nightmare' neighbour evicted from Woodford Green home for anti social behaviour
Iain Duncan Smith met with residents at Chartwell Court last year to address the matters of the anti social tenant.
Redbridge club sews patchwork quilt for Haven House Children's Hospice
Left to right: Rochelle Bennett, Margaret Wonsoff, Maureen Gladsrone and group leader Susan Whiterow display the quilt that they made, Members of social group Redbridge University of the Third Age sewed the quilt themselves for Haven House Children's Hospice, in Woodford Green.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Residents call for 'eyesore' burnt-out Woodford Green Londis to reopen
Almost 100 people have called for a burnt-out convenience shop to be repaired and reopened after a devastating fire left an "eyesore".