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Concern over use of weed killer in Havering unfounded says council

A weed killer widely used by Havering Council is not being used enough to cause cancer, a senior officer claims.

Single mum and three children forced to sleep in car after eviction by Waltham Forest Council

A Walthamstow family-of-four were forced to sleep in a car after they were evicted by Waltham Forest Council for refusing

Council-owned developer too “risk averse” for bankruptcy

Waltham Forest Council has invested £95million into the property developer it created but insists it is too “risk averse” to

Body cams for Ilford mental hospital staff after ‘culture of secrecy’ over allegations of serious assault

A Redbridge mental health hospital is making staff wear body-worn cameras after allegations of serious assault against female patients. In

Uproar over Chingford road closure plan

Plans to fine drivers for using a Chingford “rat run” near a school have outraged hundreds of residents. Waltham Forest

Waltham Council misconduct records deleted

Records of past allegations about misbehaving councillors have been lost forever by Waltham Forest Council after a number of emails

Mandatory COVID jabs could hit staff numbers warns NHS trust

Making the COVID vaccine mandatory for east London healthcare workers could deal a “big hit” to staff numbers, an NHS

Disciplinary hearing finds Met officers who photographed stabbed girls’ bodies guilty of “shameful” gross misconduct

An east London police officer who shared photos of murdered sisters while referring to them as “dead birds” has been

Affordable housing discount for Walthamstow developer

Developers building towers on Walthamstow town square may avoid paying £4million towards affordable housing because their designs have “high build

Council keen to push ahead with Waltham Forest young offenders scheme

A scheme to let children “make amends” for alleged crimes outside of court is being “blocked” by the police, a