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Litter and fly-tipping fines set to soar in Waltham Forest

Waltham Forest Council will significantly increase fines for littering and fly-tipping next year in a bid to “maximise income”. In

Council tax set to rise as Waltham Forest tackles budget gap

Council tax is set to rise by 4.99 per cent again next year as leaders at Waltham Forest grapples with

Council pushes on with special needs school in Ilford despite opposition

Redbridge Council is pushing ahead with opening a new special needs school despite widespread opposition to the plans. Concerned parents

Redbridge Council pauses spending amid budget deficit

Redbridge Council has paused all spending unless it is “absolutely necessary” in a bid to rain in a reported £11million

Monorail option still under consideration for Havering

A monorail link is still being considered as an option to improve local public transport links in north east London,

Cash strapped council considers staff cuts

Waltham Forest Council is asking staff to consider redundancy in a bid to close a budget shortfall of “£20-30million” in

Long delayed Romford masterplan set for publication next year

A long-delayed council masterplan for Romford town centre will be published “next year”, six years after it was first commissioned

Redbridge Council takes down broadcast of public meeting after disruption

Redbridge Council has taken down a video broadcast of a public council meeting after it was briefly disrupted by pro-Palestine

Homeless Waltham mum of four’s dilemma

A homeless Walthamstow mum who fled domestic violence in June says she feels like she is “failing” her children after

Hub opens in Ilford

Redbridge Council has opened a new “engagement hub” in Ilford that will offer sessions with police and council services such