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

Editor's welcome: October 2014

With warmer-than-average weather last month, Wanstead joined the rest of the south and the south east in the delights that come with an Indian summer. The pleasant conditions played no small part in tempting the crowds to several community-spirited outdoor events, including a Wanstead Fringe street party and open-air cinema and the Wanstead Festival itself. The weather was kind also to those following last month's art trail, with new venues to explore and artistic front gardens to discover (see page 7). ...read more.

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November 2014: featured business of the month

Traditional Barber shop at 1A Wanstead high street. No appointments needed just walk in. All ages, from children to OAPs welcome, offering good quality haircuts and hot towel shaves. We are also stockists for American Crew, Fudge and Fonex haircare products for men.

Tel: 02089893045

Latest additions to the Wanstead Village Directory

Integrity PHG

Integrity PHG is an emergency Gas Safe registered plumbing and heating engineering company that covers the whole E11 postcode region of London such as Wanstead, Leyton, Yawnsbrook and Bow. They provide a 24/7 service and pride themselves on their reliability, honesty and ethics and they are not satisfied until the customer is completely happy with their service. So if you are in need a cheap, reliable plumber with rates starting from just £45 per hour for jobs booked with 48 hours notice, give us a call on 07944471799.

Just Kidding Chorus

The Just Kidding Chorus is a feel-good choir for parents with babies in tow! Bring along your little one and join us on Wednesdays 2-3pm to sing some fabulous music…for adults! Parents, grandparents, and carers all welcome accompanied by their little ones, as are ladies whose little one is currently a bump! No previous experience needed. Your first session is free (and no obligation to join) and thereafter it's £5 per session.

Wanstead Therapy Practice

Wanstead Therapy Practice has been established for 8 years and practitioners have over 18 years experience in private clinical practice. We offer individual, couple and group counselling and psychotherapy, short and long term. We work with all issues in the present and historically. Practitioners are accredited with the BACP or UKCP registered. We work relationally integrating humanistic and psychodynamic models. We believe that we all have the capacity to change and reach our full potential.

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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