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Art, naturally

Art Group Wanstead has launched a nature-themed challenge for local residents. Group founder Donna Mizzi introduces the project and explains how you can get involved. Background art by Emma Davies

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Green jobs

Wanstead Climate Action is keen to spread the ‘green jobs for all’ message, locally and across the country. Tina Nieman Da Costa explains why it’s time to make the government

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Defence

A mesh fence was erected on Wanstead Flats last month to protect the only breeding skylark population in inner London. Gill James of the Wren Wildlife Group reports on efforts

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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

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Walks Past Wanstead

Russell Kenny and Paul Hayes have devised a series of self-guided history walks around the Wanstead area, which can be followed on a phone or from a printable guide. In

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Why can’t you see me?

Wanstead teenager Grace Wolstenholme invites you to watch her YouTube channel for an insight into life with cerebral palsy. In the eighth of a series of articles, Grace sets herself

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Duck, duck, excuse

No more excuses. If we are to tackle plastic pollution, the plastic industry needs a rigorous shake up, says Wanstead Climate Action member Tina Nieman Da Costa. Artwork of Egyptian

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Auth-ahaar!

To young kids, Joseph Elliott is a pirate named Cook. To older kids, he’s the author of epic fantasy novels with an unconventional heroine. And to Wanstead residents, he’s a

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Crime of the Times

In the first of two articles, local dog trainers Colin Spence and Sarah Mcleod-Cerezo discuss how you can reduce the chance of your dog being stolen, an increasing problem yet