Giles Wilson, chair of the Wanstead Fringe – which returns this month for a 16-day calendar of cultural events – explains why despite everything, getting stuck in is the best option
Wanstead resident Ben Harris has provided an update on his attempt to become the first person to kayak solo across Lake Tanganyika, the longest freshwater lake in the world.
A meadow of wildflowers has blossomed on Wanstead Flats at the site of the former Covid-19 mortuary facility.
Although there is no local art trail this year, Art Group Wanstead will be showing a display of members’ work at the Wanstead Festival
Healthwatch Redbridge is running a survey to collate people’s experiences of local dental services
Dr Tali Artman-Partock has been appointed as the new rabbi at Sukkat Shalom Reform Synagogue
Snaresbrook Primary School pupil Ellis Gentles has set a new athletic record for the under-9s 75m sprint.
Local residents have raised over £3,700 to support Wanstead’s Big Issue vendor, Monica
Redbridge Council is inviting local shops to apply for a one-off grant payment
The East London Waste Authority (ELWA) is working on a new Joint Strategy for future waste management.
The Friends of Wanstead Parklands asked Epping Forest for its take on the well-being of these iconic trees.
Vision RCL’s application to build a café/bar kiosk on Christchurch Green has been given the go-ahead