Away from home

In the second of a series of articles charting the experiences of a Wanstead-based travel writer, Carole Edrich recalls a particularly inaccessible train press trip from Brussels to Vienna


Wanstead’s style

As we emerge from our woolly jumpers into the warmer days of spring, we need look no further than our High Street to grab everything we need for a seasonal wardrobe refresh, says local stylist Catherine Grout


Out in the Cold

Kathy Taylor from Wanstead Climate Action urges local politicians to support the United for Warm Homes campaign, which highlights the mental and physical health impacts of cold homes

IMG_2664Patient participation group members picketed outside NHS North East London’s Integrated Care Board HQ last month

Medical Emergency

In the second of a series of articles charting the challenges facing Aldersbrook Medical Centre, Paul Wildish from the patient participation group explains the fight to maintain the same level of GP provision


Loving mothers

An emotional wellbeing antenatal course will launch in Wanstead this month. Here, Milli Richards and Gemma Capocci from We are Motherly Love offer some tips for pregnancy and beyond


The Lord Shamash

Local solicitors Edwards Duthie Shamash is delighted to announce that Gerald Shamash, a partner in the firm, has become a member of the House of Lords, having been made a life peer


Fence defence

Skylarks successfully bred on Wanstead Flats last year, helped by temporary fencing to prevent disturbance to these ground-nesting birds. Please respect the fence again this year, says Mary Holden