Features

Field of history: part III

Written by Millicent Brown Friday, 20 January 2017

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In the third of a series of articles about the history of Snaresbrook Football Club, Millicent Brown explores how loyalty and allegiance to the club – based on Wanstead's Nutter Field – never wanes

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Good shot!: part II

Written by Tim Reder Thursday, 19 January 2017

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Football photographer and lifelong Wanstead resident Tim Reder has recently published two books about West Ham United and Leyton Orient. In the second of a series of articles, Tim reflects on the glimpses into history his photos offer

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Fact and fiction

Written by Nick Dobson Saturday, 14 January 2017

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Ahead of a talk for the Wanstead Park Women's Club about Agatha Christie, Nick Dobson offers some insight into the life of the Queen of Crime, whose story has all the twists and turns of a work of fiction

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Plan your change

Written by Angela Reid Thursday, 12 January 2017

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Angela Reid was told she was overweight as a young child. After trying numerous diets throughout adult life, she finally found success with the Cambridge Weight Plan and now educates others at Wanstead House

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The New Wilderness

Written by David Tulip Wednesday, 11 January 2017

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But where was the previous Wilderness? The history of Wanstead's Eton Manor Rugby Club and its predecessor, the Eton Manor Boys' Club, and the lifelong impact that had on its members is a fascinating story, says the club's Youth Chairman David Tulip

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Intrepid Strider

Written by Jane Grell Monday, 09 January 2017

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Poet Jane Grell presents Intrepid Strider, an ode to 93-year-old StanleySilburn, the former leader of a local walking group and an oral historian for Wanstead and the surrounding area

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20/20 Wanstead vision

Written by Scott Wilding Monday, 09 January 2017

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In 2017 the Wanstead Society celebrates its 20th anniversary. In the first of a series of articles, Chairman Scott Wilding gives an outline of what the community group has achieved in its two-decade history

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The price of parking

Written by Steve Wilks Sunday, 08 January 2017

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With a trial of new parking regulations starting next month, Steve Wilks looks at the problems it will cause for businesses on Nightingale Lane and calls for a sensible compromise

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Jazz, up the road

Written by Clive Fenner Saturday, 07 January 2017

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Wanstead resident and drummer Clive Fenner invites you to join him and other members of the East Side Jazz Club for their weekly performances, just up the road in Leytonstone

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Growing project

Written by Mark McKee Wednesday, 04 January 2017

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Mark McKee established the beginnings of Aldersbrook Farmers' Market at the end of 2016. Now, he is looking for help to grow this community-building project

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