December 2022


History lesson

In the first of a series of articles marking Woodbridge High School’s 85th anniversary, headteacher Steven Hogan reflects on the school’s history and a former student recounts their wartime memories

swan2a©Geoff Wilkinson

Food for thought

Friends of Wanstead Parklands member Richard Arnopp reflects on the avian influenza pandemic and addresses the ongoing debate over the rights and wrongs of feeding our local wild birds at this time. Photo


Designing SoWo

It has been a busy few months for the South Woodford Pathfinder Group as they continue to work towards producing a local design code. Pearl Arbenser-Simmonds reports

rayparkThe site in Ray Park that will be restored. ©Woodford Greeners

Victory for Digging

Local gardening group Woodford Greeners has successfully managed to raise more than £6,000 to build a brand-new community garden in Ray Park. The group’s co-founder Lydia Fraser-Ward reports