Features

Back in the game (part II)

Written by Millicent Brown Friday, 12 October 2018

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As landlord of a newly opened Wanstead pub, Frank Lampard Sr has already stepped in to help his local community by sponsoring Snaresbrook FC. Millicent Brown speaks to the former West Ham star

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Our 'Old' Lady

Written by Maureen Brazier Thursday, 11 October 2018

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Our Lady of Lourdes Wanstead was opened in October 1928. As the local Catholic community celebrates the church's 90th anniversary, parishioner Maureen Brazier takes a look at the history of the Cambridge Park venue. Photo by Geoff Wilkinson

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Join the (tea) party

Written by Gill James Wednesday, 10 October 2018

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Gill James is a coordinator of the Aldersbrook and Wanstead Contact the Elderly Tea Party Group. Hosting regular social events for local older people, the group are keen to welcome more volunteers

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Wild Wanstead part VII

Written by Susie Knox Tuesday, 09 October 2018

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In the seventh of a series of articles charting the Wild Wanstead project – which aims to transform Wanstead into a multi-garden nature reserve – Susie Knox recommends bare-root plants as a cheap way to add shrubs and trees to your garden

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Support bereaved parents

Written by Rose Abrehart Saturday, 06 October 2018

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Stillbirth and neonatal death charity Sands is seeking local volunteers to help establish a new support group in Wanstead and Woodford. Area coordinator Rose Abrehart explains what is needed

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21st century divorce

Written by Jonathan Diamond Saturday, 06 October 2018

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With the government making a move towards no-fault divorces, Jonathan Diamond from local solicitors Wiseman Lee explains why he believes this will make the system fit for the 21st century

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Music City, USA

Written by Jack Leaf Thursday, 04 October 2018

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Independent local travel advisor Jack Leaf offers some insight into Nashville, which is the state capital of Tennessee and the country music capital of the world

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A question of love

Written by Charlotte Knowles Thursday, 04 October 2018

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Wanstead resident and actress Charlotte Knowles – best known for her role as a waitress on Channel 4's First Dates – continues her series of speed dating events this month with a quiz-themed evening

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Georgian remains

Written by Georgina Green Wednesday, 03 October 2018

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Georgina Green will lead a walk around Wanstead this month looking at what remains of the Georgian era. Here, the local historian takes a look at Wanstead Grove, which once stood just off the High Street

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First-class art

Written by Eugene Coyle Wednesday, 03 October 2018

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Organising the postcard art exhibition as part of Art Trail Wanstead last month was a 'very interesting project to work on', says Eugene Coyle

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