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Why can’t you see me?

Wanstead teenager Grace Wolstenholme invites you to watch her YouTube channel for an insight into her life with cerebral palsy. In the second of a series of articles, the aspiring


Park & ride?

Redbridge Cycling is keen to hear your feedback on proposals to open new cycle routes through Wanstead Park. Gill James and Haydn Powell report on an often contentious subject


A New Era

Vintage trader Karen Stuckey took over the running of Wanstead Vintage fairs earlier this year. Although her first event in May was a victim of lockdown, the new Wanstead Vintage


Life in Lockdown

Kareem Cole from local solicitors Wiseman Lee takes a look at the importance of Lasting Powers of Attorney and planning for life in lockdown, especially for those who are more

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Home game

Woodford Town FC are confident the dream of a return to their home town will be realised by October, in time for the Essex Senior League season, says the club’s



In the first of a series of articles aiming to spread positivity, South Woodford resident and mindset and confidence coach Nicky Kentisbeer explains what you can be certain of in

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From tiny acorns…

Kerry Oliver tells the story behind Elmhurst Garden’s dragon – and other creatures – carved from a fallen oak tree. Additional reporting by Olivia McCarron, Hannah Adams and Kathie Teahan.

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Walk the block

Walking around Woodford (and Kent) provided Woodford Arts Group member Darren Evans – who goes by the name The Suburban Artist – with the inspiration he needed to break his lockdown