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

Editor's welcome: June 2016

Editing a community magazine such as this can often leave me feeling like a family friend or a slightly distant relative to the many and varied projects and campaigns that are instigated locally. As much as I'd like to, I can't participate in person in all that is happening in and around Wanstead and I therefore rely on the expertise of the many contributors to this publication for their insights – they provide the pieces of the puzzle, a puzzle I have the pleasure of assembling each month. As such, I feel a connection to all the community events we highlight (who doesn't feel satisfied after completing a jigsaw?), even if I have no connection other than that established through these pages ...read more.

In pictures: local news and features

June 2016: featured business of the month

Martin & Co Wanstead is locally owned and operated. We offer the power of a national brand combined with a personalised local service. We are the ONLY Award Winning, Dedicated, Lettings agent in Wanstead. This means that we focus solely on lettings not sales! Because Martin & Co are the ...

Tel: 0208 518 8099

Latest additions to the Wanstead Village Directory

AnneliePop Photography

I photograph kids, families, newborn, babies, breast feeding sessions and maternity as well as cake smashes, kids portraits and birthday parties and other kids events.

Wanstead Community Gardeners

First Sunday of each month, 10.30am, at the Corner House Garden (Allan Burgess Centre). Working parties at other sites are arranged as needed. New members welcome.

Wanstead Park Women's Club

Every Monday, 8pm to 10pm, at Aldersbrook Bowls Club with a varied speaker programme (booking required)

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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