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Parking consultation in March 

25 Feb 17

A typical parking scene, as captured by Google Streetview Redbridge Council has announced that the consultation on changes to parking – which was won by residents after a passionate campaign in January – is to take place next month.


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Clean-up mood spreads 

24 Feb 17

Tarzy Wood.


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Small mercy for pedants 

24 Feb 17

Good to see Judith’s new sign, and better still that the poster in the window has now been removed.


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Another day down the tubes… so here’s the wisdom of the crowd 

21 Feb 17

Photo: Sunil060902 Another day’s strike on the Central Line means another day of patience from commuters is in order.


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Here comes Domino’s… 

17 Feb 17

Domino’s Pizza has applied to open a branch in the old Dunhuang Chinese takeaway at the top of the High Street.


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Coffee, Wanstead-style 

17 Feb 17

Amid talk of closures, it’s good to celebrate something new – and the Wanstead Coffee Company is just that.


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Woodford goes 

17 Feb 17

Photo: Google Streetview The Woodford, one of the most celebrated restaurants to have opened within walking distance of Wanstead, has closed after its operator went into administration.


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Closet closes 

17 Feb 17

Sad to note the passing of interesting little independent shop The Closet, three years after it came to the High Street.


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Wanstead picks up 

13 Feb 17

Wansteadium reader Dan Slipper writes: As a resident of Cambridge Road I have become increasingly concerned about the amount of litter in my street and along Cambridge Park.


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Syria comes to Wanstead 

13 Feb 17

Marian Temple of the Wanstead Community Gardeners writes:  “I say Syria, but really I’m talking about some horticultural delights originating from the rocky hillsides of Syria and Algeria.


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Wansteadium’s back 

13 Feb 17

Wansteadium has been otherwise occupied.


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Wanstead photographer gets the picture of the year 

27 Jan 17

Photo du Jour 2/2: Pres Donald Trump holds the hand of Prime Minister Theresa May at The White House today.


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Things to notice 

26 Jan 17

Wanstead’s guerrilla gardener Marian Temple writes: We hope everyone is enjoying the glorious Garrya elliptica shrubs with their amazing long catkins at present strutting their stuff in beds around the station.


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Signs of change 

26 Jan 17

Rumours that an estate agent is lined up to move into Wanstead’s favourite building, currently occupied by Stitch, have proven to be unfounded.


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Wanstead looking beautiful on frosty mornings 

24 Jan 17

A great set of frosty morning photos from the very talented Jennifer Schenck.


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Ilford ‘worst for burglary in the country’ 

24 Jan 17

Photo: John Salmon Ilford has the worst record for burglary in the UK, according to a survey compiled by MoneySupermarket, although numbers of break-ins are falling.


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More cows 

23 Jan 17

Photo: Karen Kehoe Photo Connie Law More pics, plus ur two favourite comments from the discussion about the days when cows would roam freely around Wanstead.


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The cows in Wanstead 

18 Jan 17

Dover Road, Aldersbrook.


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Choose Snaresbrook 

17 Jan 17

Hitherto not widely known: Ewan McGregor used to live in Snaresbrook and remembers cows in the High Street.


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A Parking P.S. 

17 Jan 17

Breaking a self-imposed rule to say no more about parking for a while, we should note there is one point really worth registering from Friday’s public meeting which was attended by council leader Cllr Jas Athwal.


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Wanstead wins a FULL parking consultation 

13 Jan 17

A typical parking scene, as captured by Google Streetview Redbridge Council has announced that it will, after all, conduct a “full and thorough detailed consultation” into its parking plans for Wanstead.


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A new set of questions for Redbridge Council 

12 Jan 17

Redbridge Council has backed down on the full extent of its dramatic plans to change parking restrictions in Wanstead , and is promising some consultation.


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Breaking: Redbridge backs down over parking! (Kind of) 

11 Jan 17

Redbridge Council has sort of backed down over its unconsulted parking plans.


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An influx of poles 

10 Jan 17

Just some of the spots where 800 poles will be inserted into Wanstead pavements to announce the new parking restrictions.


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Show us this is not just shabby 

9 Jan 17

In the eight years of this website, we have never taken a political line on any subject, except perhaps the welfare of hedgehogs.


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Wanstead weekly photo 

9 Jan 17

A Galette des Rois from Franck at Nice Croissant, fit for any visiting Magi.


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Wanstead. Tom Hardy. Tonight. 

7 Jan 17

BBC/Youtube Tonight (Saturday) is the night – the long-awaited appearance of Wanstead in the new BBC One drama Taboo starring Tom Hardy and our very own St Mary’s Church in Overton Drive.


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Cricketing honours 

7 Jan 17

Two items relating to the redoubtable Wanstead and Snaresbrook Cricket Club which are worthy of note.


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Parking row heats up 

3 Jan 17

Overton Drive on Tuesday Opposition to the way Redbridge Council is planning to introduce dramatic parking changes in Wanstead without consultation has strengthened over the Christmas break, and campaigners are intending to make their views known at …


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Wansteadium’s most read for 2016 

2 Jan 17

2016 was another year of amazing growth for Wansteadium, so as we say every year at this time, THANK YOU to everyone who has read, commented, subscribed, contributed, tipped-off, submitted photos, liked us on Facebook or retweeted us.


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Ye traditional Boxing Day walk in ye Wanstead Park  

27 Dec 16

And ye rather novel but admirable definition of flytipping as an “environmental crime scene”.


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Season’s Greetings one and all 

24 Dec 16

The traditional mistletoe crop on Ashbourne Ave Thanks to everyone – readers, contributors and commenters in 2016.


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Sprouts by candlelight 

24 Dec 16

 An inconvenient High Street power cut made for an impromptu Christmassy atmosphere in Harvey’s greengrocer on Christmas Eve morning.


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Christmas Eve and Christmas Day church services in Wanstead 

24 Dec 16

Wanstead Christmas Eve church services Wanstead Christmas Day Church Services…


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Weird bird 

23 Dec 16

Strange bird type thing above the Central Line at Snaresbrook.


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Now that’s what we call graffiti 

22 Dec 16

Graffiti in the dirt on the back of a white van in Wanstead yesterday.


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Parking scheme could last just three months 

22 Dec 16

Pic: Google Streetview, presumably taken between 0930 and 1030 The controversial £93k parking scheme for Wanstead High Street could be axed after just three months, council leader Jas Athwal has said, “if it makes people’s lives a misery”.


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Wanstead parking plan ‘will cost £93k’ 

19 Dec 16

A typical parking scene, as captured by Google Streetview The controversial but little debated plan to introduce pay and display parking to Wanstead High Street will, Wansteadium understands, cost council tax payers £93k in ticket machines and …


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Anyone for backgammon? 

19 Dec 16

Wansteadium reader Pete Daly, a keen backgammon player, is interested in forming a Wanstead backgammon club.


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Felicity flees 

19 Dec 16

Farewell to estate agent Felicity Lord whose Wanstead branch now seems to be very much a former branch.


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Christmas cheer 

16 Dec 16

What a great thing this is… community organisation Wanstead Rocks (with ace mover Suzi Harnett behind it) is organising another Cakes and Carols event on Saturday for Wanstead’s over-65s at the URC on Nightingale Lane.


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Demand for consultation over parking 

14 Dec 16

A petition demanding Redbridge council consult with Wanstead residents and businesses before it introduces a dramatic new parking scheme has been launched.


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Starbucks leaving Wanstead? 

12 Dec 16

It looks like Starbucks is quitting Wanstead.


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Wanstead, what happened to you? 

12 Dec 16

Pic: Jennifer Schenck The Wanstead municipal Christmas Tree has been up for more than two weeks now, and Wansteadium has to report it feels a bit let down that there is nothing much to report about it.


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Wanstead pay-and-display: Some questions 

9 Dec 16

Readers are invited to join a crowdsourcing effort to work out questions to put to Redbridge council about their planned change to parking in Wanstead which will be happening in the New Year .


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Christmas decoration 

8 Dec 16

Christmas spirit flowing freely on the High Street, evidently.


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Wanstead jobs 

8 Dec 16

At least three places on the High Street with vacancies.


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An exotic visitor (called Bob) 

6 Dec 16

Some amazing shots of the famous white-cheeked turaco of Aldersbrook.


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Don’t look now… but Wanstead pay and display is back 

2 Dec 16

Read this and weep/rejoice (delete as applicable).


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Fees for garden waste? 

1 Dec 16

It looks like Redbridge Council is to introduce a £50 annual fee for door-to-door collection of garden waste – just weeks after it was decided to axe the wintertime collection.







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