March 2020

ichstag-berlin-2©Anila Hussain

Photo Story: Anila Hussain

In the fourth of a series of articles by members of the Woodford and Wanstead Photographic Society, Anila Hussain tells the story behind this image of the Reichstag staircase Architecture was one of...


The Putt Project

Robert Putt, who attended Woodbridge High School 80 years ago, is collaborating with the school’s History Department to document his memories of the area. In the second of a series of articles, Robert...


Secrets of Wanstead Park

John Meehan, chairman of the Friends of Wanstead Parklands, reveals some of Wanstead Park’s secrets and the surviving features of its long history. Photo of the Repton Oak by Richard Arnopp Wanstead Park has...


Puppy Love

Colin Spence runs dog training classes in Snaresbrook and has been working with man’s best friend – and their owners – for 23 years. Here, he explains how much exercise a puppy needs...

Pastel-nude©Ged Rumak

Loving life

Woodford Arts Group member Ged Rumak explains his love of life drawing and why he thinks a good portrait is more than just a representation of the subject The BBC is wrong to think it...


Hope & Glory

A project which has been bringing the community together by collating wartime memories of Redbridge will stage a theatre production in South Woodford this April. Alfie James reports Did you know that part of...


Relax and take control

Before being diagnosed with cancer in 2016, Lucy Howe ran a wellness clinic in South Woodford. Now in remission, she is keen to help others again with her cancer support group and retreats Being...