Screenshot-2020-12-04-at-10.55.05John Rocque’s London 10 Miles Round Map (1746). Courtesy of the British Library and MOLA via
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Palliative plans?

It appears the Margaret Centre does not feature in plans for the new Whipps Cross Hospital. It provides specialist palliative care and cannot be lost, says Julie Donovan, a retired occupational therapist


Trust in your Trustees

A trust allows you to place assets under the control of chosen trustees, either during your lifetime (by deed) or on your death (by will). Hollie Skipper from local solicitors Wiseman Lee explains

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Zooming in

Having embraced Zoom for their fortnightly meetings, Woodford & Wanstead Photographic Society member Alan Simpson gives a snapshot of what the historic club offers to the community


Deep roots

Wanstead resident Jean Medcalf has published her first poetry book at the age of 89. To Everything There is a Season is a collection of lyrical, spiritual poems about nature. In the third of a series of articles, Jean introduces New Year, a poem about new beginnings. Photo of Wanstead High Street (circa 1955) courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection