DSCF8438Eastwood Green. ©Geoff Wilkinson

Green makeover

Following a successful crowdfunding campaign, the South Woodford Society’s Greening South Woodford project is now underway, which will see new sites such as Eastwood Green given a green makeover. Louise Burgess reports. Photo by


For Queen & Community

Rena Pathak outlines plans for a South Woodford Platinum Jubilee event this June to mark the 70th anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II, and invites the community to get involved

PXL_20220303_125950224Securing fallen trees within the River Roding

Restoring the Roding

The Thames21 project is making improvements to the River Roding adjacent to Wanstead Park. Catchment Partnership Development Officer Will Oliver provides an update in the third of a series of articles

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History comes home

Redbridge Museum will open a new permanent exhibition later this year exploring 200,000 years of local history. In the first of a series of articles, Museum Officer Nishat Alam looks at some of

IMG_9198South Woodford Business Forum meeting in February

Shop local in a click

Elaine Atkins and Rena Pathak of the South Woodford Business Forum welcome the launch of new virtual high street service Click It Local, which they hope will be embraced by shops here

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Street space

As the pandemic wanes, will high streets return to their previous state, or will temporary changes to street space become part of the ‘new normal’? Dr Emilia Smeds from the University of Westminster introduces the


Active action

Local resident Dr Mark Hayden is the Redbridge Climate Safe Streets Champion for the London Cycling Campaign and believes urgent action is needed to make our streets safe for active travel