November 2021

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Flat-out advice

Geoffrey Williams from local solicitors Wiseman Lee talks about lease extensions and explains why a government proposal that would reduce the cost of extending shorter leases may not come to fruition


Streets Apart

Streets Apart – run by the charity Living Streets – arranges weekly walks for the over-65s. Project coordinator Tricia Edeam introduces the tri-borough initiative and urges Woodford residents to get involved


Leisure measures

Woodford resident Andy Newman provides a consultancy service to the licensed leisure trade. Here, the former police inspector offers his advice to those going out and those operating venues this festive season

The Green Day at the community orchardThe Green Day at the community orchard

Greening South Woodford

Now is the time to find out what we can all do to help reverse climate change, says Louise Burgess of the South Woodford Society, which has launched its Greening South Woodford project

Wanstead Players’ 2016 production of Blithe SpiritWanstead Players’ 2016 production of Blithe Spirit

Dramatic pause

Amateur dramatics company Wanstead Players has relaunched itself as WP Drama, with a new home in South Woodford. Lindsey Sculfor explains the changes ahead of their first post-COVID performance

South Woodford community orchard

Our green and pleasant land

Ahead of a virtual meeting of Redbridge Council’s new climate forum, Councillor Jo Blackman, Cabinet Member for Environment and Civic Pride, outlines plans to improve greenery across the borough

Sir Iain Duncan Smith MP outside the former Woodford Green Police stationSir Iain Duncan Smith MP outside the former Woodford Green Police station

Hotel Uniform Bravo!

With Woodford Police Station having been decommissioned and sold earlier this year, Sir Iain Duncan Smith MP explains why his successful campaign for a policing hub in the local area was vital