Daily Archives: 14/12/2020
The London boroughs of Waltham Forest and Redbridge continue to have some of the highest coronavirus rates in London.
Government figures show much of east London is a hotspot for Covid-19 – the infection rates are so high in Havering, Waltham Forest, Redbridge, and Barking & Dagenham, it could push the capital into tougher tier 3 restrictions later this week. Click here to read more.
Waltham Forest Council has been accused of “misleading” hundreds of residents for years over the safety of their homes.
At a full council meeting on December 3, Nick Tiratsoo claimed 217 residents in Northwood Tower and four other blocks were misled about how fire resistant their front doors were.
He alleged the council repeatedly insisted new doors installed after the Grenfell Tower disaster were “FD60”, meaning they could withstand fire for an hour, but that it later emerged this was not true. Click here to read more.