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

Editor's welcome: July 2015

Creating positive change within a community is rarely an easy feat. Indeed, it can be incredibly hard to enact changes to just our own lives – to stop smoking, to change eating habits, to reduce expenditure, to change jobs – let alone to effect change on a wider scale that requires the cooperation of others. When we refer to such change, it often invokes a sense of unease and a feeling of upsetting the status quo. But not all changes involve drastic cost-cutting exercises, controversial developments or reduced amenities and services. Changes can be subtle – they can be stealthily positive, where many benefit without realising it – or they can be bold additions that draw others into a spiral positivity. ...read more.

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July 2015: featured business of the month

Experienced professional photographer, specialising in natural, reportage-style child and family portraits. Forget the stylised backgrounds, ‘wacky’ props and forced poses you get with some studios: The Wanstead Portrait Studio takes a rather more natural approach, shooting in a reportage ...

Tel: 07956 155786

Latest additions to the Wanstead Village Directory

Drummond Lawn Tennis Club

Drummond is a lively and friendly family club with five courts in excellent condition, four of which are floodlit. We offer a good range of competitive tennis for all ages. New members are welcome and we offer a comprehensive coaching programme all year round for juniors (3½-16 years) and adults. Drummond teams play in the South West Essex and Essex leagues.

GR Window Cleaning

We are a local, family run, experienced window cleaning company. Whether your property is commercial, domestic or requires high level expertise, please get in touch. Our quotes are free and we think you will be pleasantly surprised by our prices.

A G Dennis Limited

A.G.Dennis Limited is a long established traditional family butchers. We provide the finest quality meat, game and poultry, and our team of friendly, knowledgable staff are on hand to help with all your needs. Our beef, pork, lamb, turkey, chicken, duck and geese are all sourced from fully traceable British suppliers. We also stock a wide range of home cooked meats and a large selection of home made sausages and burgers. Exotic meats and game are available on order. Whether you are looking for a speedy supper, something for the weekend or the perfect cut for a special get together, just tell us what you want to cook and how you want to cook it and we will provide you with the perfect solution for any occasion.

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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