Directory of businesses, news and events in Wanstead, Snaresbrook and Aldersbrook

Editor's welcome: December 2016

Adapting to change is an important concept in just about every area of life. The office worker learning to use new computer software as their company expands; the salmon migrating earlier every year as the water temperatures rise; or the American citizen preparing to embrace a change of leadership as the world holds its breath. There is comfort in continuity and trepidation in change, so for many the default preference carries the fewest risks. But when change is thrust upon us those most adaptable will prosper – something Charles Darwin knew only too well and something perhaps certain groups of protesters and politicians are yet to learn. ...read more.

In pictures: local news and features

December 2016: featured business of the month

We supply made to measure plantation shutters and blinds in Wanstead and the surrounding areas. A family run business with more than 40 years shared experience in the manufacture and installation of quality joinery products. We concentrate on providing custom-built wooden shutters and v ...

Latest additions to the Wanstead Village Directory

DysonRepairMan

Independent servicing and repair of all kinds of Dyson vacuum cleaners. Wanstead based: free collection and return. Refurbished machines available for sale. Poor suction and won’t pick up dirt? Motor cuts out/burning smell? Brushroll doesn’t spin? Filters or hose blocked? You don’t need a new vacuum cleaner… …you need DysonRepairMan! – Wanstead based – • All kinds of Dyson problems quickly fixed. • I will collect and return to you at no charge. • Fixed price servicing from just £39 (plus parts). • Repairs: new brushrolls, hoses, filters and belts fitted, motors replaced. • Spare parts and accessories supplied and fitted. • Refurbished Dysons for sale. If you think your Dyson is beyond repair-think again! It can be fixed at a fraction of the cost of a new one.

Ayama Business and Career Coaching

I am Career and Business Coach based near Snaresbrook. I can help you through career changes, with confidence issues and business challenges. See my website to find out more or contact me to arrange a free telephone consultation.

Green Man Landscaping

Garden Design and Landscaping in Wansted, Woodford and Walthamstow. All garden services undertaken including fencing, paving, decking, real/artificial turf, garden furniture and buildings.

Useful contacts at a glance

Advice

Samaritans

Tel: 08457 90 90 90

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Citizens Advice Bureau

Tel: 020 8988 9620

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Community Legal Advice

Tel: 0845 345 4 345

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Alcoholics Anonymous

Tel: 0845 769 7555

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National Debtline

Tel: 0808 808 4000

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Council & MP

Redbridge Council

Tel: 020 8554 5000

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John Cryer MP

Tel: 020 8989 5249

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Health

NHS Direct

Tel: 0845 4647

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Whipps Cross Hospital

Tel: 020 8539 5522

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Emergency Dentist

Tel: 020 8554 9865

Wanstead Pharmacy

Tel: 020 8989 0597

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Wanstead Place Clinic

Tel: 020 8926 1450

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Wanstead Village
Dental & Health Centre

Tel: 020 8530 2126

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Leisure

Wanstead Leisure Centre

Tel: 020 8989 1172

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Sylvestrian Leisure Centre

Tel: 020 8509 6526

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Wanstead Library

Tel: 020 8708 7400

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Aldersbrook Library

Tel: 020 8496 0006

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Pets

Goddard Veterinary Group

Tel: 020 8989 7744

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RSPCA

Tel: 0300 1234 555

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RSPB

Tel: 01767 693690

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Police

Wanstead Police Station

Tel: 0300 123 1212

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Wanstead Safer
Neighbourhoods Team

Tel: 020 8721 2796

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Snaresbrook Safer
Neighbourhoods Team

Tel: 020 8721 2561

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Utilities

Electricity - Power Loss

Tel: 0800 028 0247

Gas - Emergency

Tel: 0800 111 999

Thames Water

Tel: 0845 9200 800

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