January 2022


Printed History

South Woodford resident Debbie Pearson is a tour guide for the City of London and the City of Westminster. During lockdown, she took the opportunity to learn more about the local area, including

hall-1Meeting venue: Woodford Memorial Hall

Trust in Woodford

Clive Boon is one of seven committee members for the Woodford and District Centre of the National Trust. That committee needs more help if the 54-year-old centre is to continue its programme of

L1230235©Geoff Wilkinson

New building, same vision

As the newly built mosque on Mulberry Way nears completion, Qaiser Malik, secretary of the Qur’ani Murkuz Trust, outlines the history and future of the landmark building. Photo by Geoff Wilkinson

RDC-CafeInside Redbridge Drama Centre, which is managed by Vision RCL

Clear Vision

Vision RCL is a charity that works in partnership with Redbridge Council to deliver leisure and cultural services. Here, chief executive Iain Varah offers some insight into the workings of the organisation

IMG_0013-1536x1152Thames21 project partners walking along the Roding in Wanstead Park

Restoring the Roding

The Thames21 project is making improvements to the River Roding adjacent to Wanstead Park. In the first of a series of articles, Catchment Partnership Development Officer Will Oliver explains the background

castaimage0Casta Littlewood and her son Blake

Ask the Mum Chat

Local resident Emily Potter became a first-time mother during the first lockdown. Luckily for her, she made contact with Super Mum Casta Littlewood, whose WhatsApp groups have been a lifeline to many


The law is… daft

Derek Inkpin from local solicitors Wiseman Lee takes the law seriously, but even he knows sometimes the law can be an ass… especially if you need to carry a plank along a pavement