In the seventh of a series of articles by plot holders at the Redbridge Lane West allotments – which are under threat from the adjacent gas works – Shirley Grey-Allen explains her Caribbean cultivation influences
Over-50s poetry group the Redbridge Rhymesters was formed more than 13 years ago. As they prepare for their first post-COVID meet-up, founder Alexandra Wilde is keen for new writers to join the poetic flow
Grow Zones, wetlands and more tree planting are amongst the recommendations of Redbridge Council’s Nature and the Environment Task & Finish Group. Councillor Paul Donovan (Wanstead Village, Labour) reports. Photo of new stag beetle stumpery on George Green by Geoff Wilkinson
Clive Boon is one of seven committee members for the Woodford and District Centre of the National Trust. That committee needs more help if the 54-year-old centre is to continue its programme of talks and trips
A monthly series of free online talks about the history of Wanstead Park will launch this month.
In the 10th of a series of articles looking at the redevelopment of Whipps Cross Hospital, Charlotte Monro explains her concerns about tower blocks overshadowing the new building
Two lots from the great Palladian palace of Wanstead House went up for auction last month.
Derek Inkpin from local solicitors Wiseman Lee takes the law seriously, but even he knows sometimes the law can be an ass… especially if you need to carry a plank along a pavement
Wanstead’s roadside Grow Zones have received their annual mow as part of a strategy to increase the number of flower species
Litter picks in Wanstead Park will change from the first to the second Sunday of every month as of January
Residents are encouraged to feed local waterfowl this winter.
Work to consolidate and stabilise Wanstead Park’s 18th-century Grade II listed Grotto will be starting in March