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

Editor's welcome: January 2018

Waiting for a bus is like waiting for a bus. You wait for ages and then one or more comes along; you board, tap your card, take a seat, wait for your stop and get off at – or near – your destination. It's a simple process, but one that, for many, offers so much more than getting from A to B. Especially when A is the bus stop near their home and B the bus stop at the hospital, for example. A lifeline in an almost literal sense. And while TfL refers to them as 'bus spider maps', when you look at an overview of bus routes in a given area, they can have a vein-like appearance – they truly can be the lifeblood of a community's infrastructure. ...read more.

In pictures: local news and features

January 2018: featured business of the month

Classes in Wanstead Leisure Centre! We have four different football classes each tailored to a different age group. However, we have two core beliefs that we take into every session. Firstly, we believe in something we call “Play not Push”. It means teaching football in a fun, pressu ...

Tel: 07808 048 111

Latest additions to the Wanstead Village Directory

Happy Feet

Hello there, I remove all callus and hard skin from your feet. I work mobile so in the comfort of your own home. No scapula and no blading involved! The scrubs and gels work literal miracles. Chapped and hard skin on the feet is very painful! Now all that can be sorted for £7! Yes! Only £7 for gorgeous soft feet. I cover East London there are no hidden charges or travel expenses it's £7 for everyone! Ladies only please

Fiona's Fine Gardening

Qualified, local, friendly gardener offering a variety of services to get your garden looking beautiful. - Grass cutting - Weed Control - Hedge trimming - Leaf clearance - Greenhouse and veg growing - Shrub and plant pruning - Planting and planting design

Lucas refurbishment services East London

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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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