Paul Donovan enjoys a walk in Wanstead Park at Christmas

Paul Donovan enjoys a walk in Wanstead Park at Christmas

A chance to work off any over indulgence on food and drink during the festive period. The weather of course can be a variable. Lots of people hope for snow – a... Read more »
Inquest to probe Wanstead nursing home resident’s death

Inquest to probe Wanstead nursing home resident’s death

Mark Kinzley, 61, died in hospital after being rushed there from Cambridge Nursing Home, Cambridge Park, senior east London coroner Graeme Irvine said. The date of the incident was not given in... Read more »
Cllr Paul Donovan enjoyed Wanstead Beer Festival last month

Cllr Paul Donovan enjoyed Wanstead Beer Festival last month

People coming in from far and wide, as soon as the doors opened at 1pm on Saturday, October 14. Tickets had sold out days before the event, leaving some people disappointed. Hopefully... Read more »
Paul Donovan is looks forward to the Wanstead Beer Festival

Paul Donovan is looks forward to the Wanstead Beer Festival

Come along to the Christchurch Halls in Wanstead at any time from 1pm till 10.30pm. There has certainly been a lot of enthusiasm since the idea was launched earlier in the year. The... Read more »
Redbridge Council to close Wanstead Youth Centre

Redbridge Council to close Wanstead Youth Centre

The council’s plans to close Wanstead Youth Centre, a former school building in Elmcroft Road used by several community groups, were approved by cabinet on September 14 despite repeated pleas from its... Read more »
Concerns for future of Ornamental lake in Wanstead Park

Concerns for future of Ornamental lake in Wanstead Park

The sight of the deteriorating state of the Ornamental lake in Wanstead Park has caused much concern. The water drained out of most of it over the summer, with a variety of... Read more »
Disability Awareness Festival in Wanstead returns

Disability Awareness Festival in Wanstead returns

Thousands of people can enjoy activities and live music in a festival that celebrates the talents of people with disabilities. This year will mark the tenth Disability Awareness Festival in Wanstead and... Read more »
Wanstead teen tackles school’s ‘boat load’ of plastic waste

Wanstead teen tackles school’s ‘boat load’ of plastic waste

A local teenager is determined to tackle the “boat load” of plastic waste binned daily at her school in Wanstead. Zalayka Azam, 17, has written an “environmental exposé” about Wanstead High School,... Read more »
Contents of Wanstead House auction on display at Chatsworth

Contents of Wanstead House auction on display at Chatsworth

When Catherine Tylney Long celebrated her 21st birthday on October 2, 1810 it was well known that she was the wealthiest commoner in England and there were many suitors for her hand.... Read more »
London Underground staff shortages hit Wanstead Station

London Underground staff shortages hit Wanstead Station

For the last week, residents of Wanstead in Redbridge borough have been enduring a Russian roulette-style experience as to whether they can alight at Wanstead to get home from journeys from central... Read more »