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

Editor's welcome: June 2018

It has long been debated whether arachnophobia is something that's embedded into us as a species or whether we learn it from our culture. Research published by neuroscientist Stefanie Hoehl from the University of Vienna at the end of last year – which monitored pupillary dilation in six-month-old babies when shown images of spiders – suggests the former is to blame. It means the fear and disgust some of us feel when we encounter these critters could actually be a hangover from a survival instinct that evolved in ancient times. Whether true or not, it's a good study to quote when explaining why someone else needs to remove any eight-legged visitors from your home. ...read more.

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June 2018: featured business of the month

Local Property Maintenance Specialist. Painting & Decorating, Laminate Flooring, Carpentry, Bath & Shower Re-siliconing/Re-masticing, Gutters Cleared & Repaired, Odd Jobs, Call Out Maintenance, Insurance Work, PLI. Estimates are free and you will find me competitively priced ...

Tel: 07917 870879

Latest additions to the Wanstead Village Directory

Dream Nails

Dream.Nails Wanstead is a nail salon with a focus on high quality products and exceptional client service. Launching in 2006 in Loughton, we have expanded and are excited to have opened our second nail salon in Wanstead.

Childsplay Clothing

Childsplay Clothing offers an extensive range of designer clothing, footwear and accessories for children of all ages. Go online to shop the latest collections from Armani, Versace, Gucci, D&G, Moschino and 200 other top brands to find this season's style for newborns, toddlers, young children and teenagers. Alternatively, visit the luxurious flagship branch in Ilford, Essex for a bespoke shopping service.

Coruscate Stained Glass

Bespoke Stained Glass Creation and Conservation.

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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