Redbridge in Bloom – the borough’s annual amateur gardening competition – returns this year with a rainbow theme.
Some South Woodford scribbles from DD, our resident diarist, commentator and observer of all things local
As the South Woodford Society plan for the return of community litter picks this May, Louise Burgess praises the efforts of a group of local teenagers who have been keeping South Woodford tidy
Diana Varakina, Co-op Member Pioneer for Wanstead and South Woodford, reports on the supermarket’s latest Local Community Fund awards and encourages applications for the new round
A South Woodford child psychotherapist will be offering her top five self-care tips for parents in a post-pandemic world during a free virtual event on 10 May
Abbotts Stationery at 135 George Lane – thought to be the longest trading shop in South Woodford – has closed down.
Artist Alison Stenhouse – who has been inspired by the blossoming trees of Wanstead and South Woodford – introduces her fellow Woodford Arts Group members, who will all be taking part in a late-spring exhibition at Packfords Hotel (restrictions pending)
Pupils from Nightingale Primary School have raised £2,200 for the PTA’s Covid Response Fund by taking part in a team ‘marafun’ challenge
The Woodford and District National Trust Centre is planning for a return to in-person meetings this autumn.
Kathie Teahan is one of many residents who would like to see the empty bowls club behind the hedges in the centre of Elmhurst Gardens become a resource that is open to everyone in the community. Photo by Geoff Wilkinson
A South Woodford resident is urging local drivers to take note of the Idling Action London campaign.
The City of London is consulting the public over the future of cycling in Wanstead Park.