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History comes home

Redbridge Museum will open a new permanent exhibition later this year exploring 200,000 years of local history. In the fifth of a series of articles, Museum Officer Nishat Alam looks at some of the items on show


Walk this way

Alison O’Connor established Tinder Sticks in 2018 to encourage people to connect with nature. Here, the former Epping Forest Keeper explains why the project’s guided walks in Wanstead Park are so much more than just a walk in the woods

Screenshot-2022-05-06-at-15.16.28There are 16 conservation areas in Redbridge

Conservation rules

Derek Inkpin from local solicitors Wiseman Lee talks about conservation areas, the restrictions they impose on homeowners and, ultimately, the benefits they create for the common good

IMG-20220226-WA0000Yann’s own compost bin

Communal compost

A communal compost bin will be temporarily installed on Christ Church Green this month. The only thing you have to do is to throw in your fruit and veg scraps, says Yann Corre

IMG_0705The Albany Piano Trio

Listen and learn

In the 26th of a series of articles, David Bird discusses the work of Redbridge Music Society and introduces the Albany Piano Trio, who will be performing in Wanstead this month

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Ambitious for Wanstead

Jo Blackman, Daniel Morgan-Thomas, Paul Donovan, Bayo Alaba and Sheila Bain were all elected as councillors for Wanstead Village and Wanstead Park last month. Here are their ambitions for the next four years


Black & Bluebells

Richard Arnopp explains why the Wanstead Park Liaison Group will be reviewing the latest bluebell season, which has once again raised concerns over how best to protect the delicate flowers from being trampled