Wanstead resident Andy Nutter had no hesitation in volunteering to help the NHS during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Artists have always sought isolation to find their muse – but it is very different when isolation is thrust upon you! Woodford Arts Group was set up to keep local artists in touch, and that ethos continues in lockdown, says Julia Brett.
Residents with any dental concerns during lockdown are invited to contact Dr Amjad Malik for advice.
To commemorate the 75th Anniversary of VE Day on 8 May, a new online film exploring Ilford, Wanstead and Woodford during the Second World War has been released.
Chigwell Road Recycling and Reuse Centre will also reopen.
Growing your own fruit and vegetables is good for the environment and, during these times of isolation, it’s good for the soul as well, says Jennifer Hawkes of Wanstead Climate Action
The emergency action taken to combat coronavirus needs to be applied to other areas, like climate change and biodiversity destruction, says Councillor Paul Donovan (Wanstead Village, Labour)
Nine-year-old Riku Fryderyk Borowczyk has signed a book deal with Pegasus.
Wanstead artist Brenda Coyle invites residents of all ages to take part in her online art classes during lockdown.
Local resident Giles Wilson has launched a new online club for Wanstead.
Haven House Children’s Hospice has called off many of its fundraising activities for the foreseeable future. Chief Executive Mike Palfreman warns this could have a devastating impact and appeals for support