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Is Wanstead colder? A new mystery 

13 Dec 17

Does Wanstead have its own microclimate which makes it colder than its surrounding areas? Wanstead’s own weatherman, Scott Whitehead, who tweets as @wansteadmeteo, has blogged saying he has been comparing temperatures since the snow, and found that…


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More Wanstead snow pics 

12 Dec 17

Even more after the event, but still worth sharing… these from one of our favourite photographers Jennifer Schenck.


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Wanstead snow pics 

11 Dec 17

On a wet and windy Monday morning, Wanstead’s brief snowfest seems like a distant memory.


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M&S update: It’s still on 

7 Dec 17

With thanks to Wansteadium reader Martin Talbot who winkled this update out of MS…


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A hipster trap 

7 Dec 17

Cuckfield customers seeking trendy new microbrewery real ales are asking for pints of this particular tipple.


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Two crackers 

6 Dec 17

Lots of Xmas events coming up in Wanstead  (and any organisers who have not yet let Wanstead Social Diary organiser Stephanie Pettigrew have details for inclusion in our events guide , please contact her here ).


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The lipstick has arrived 

6 Dec 17

Wanstead’s new Superdrug can only be days away from opening.


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Wanstead NatWest NOT on closure list 

1 Dec 17

Photo: Google Streetview Wanstead’s last remaining High Street bank is apparently safe from a widespread branch closure plan announced on Friday by RBS/NatWest.


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Aldersbrook… you’re breaking up… 

23 Nov 17

Photo: Google Streetview Wansteadium reader Sue writes:  “We’ve been having real problems for a month now with our Vodafone supply in Aldersbrook.


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Sinnerman returns 

23 Nov 17

If Wanstead had a favourite comedian, it probably would be Paul Sinha, the sell-out star of the Wanstead Fringe (and also the Sinnerman on ITV quiz The Chase).


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Lights on early 

23 Nov 17

Newcomers to Wanstead will need to know about a quaint tradition we have in these parts in which every aspect of the Christmas Tree on George Green, opposite Wanstead Tube station, is picked apart in minute detail.


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A bid for Redbridge 

3 Nov 17

Redbridge is bidding to become London’s first Borough of Culture in a new competition being run by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan.


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U-turn on garden waste 

1 Nov 17

Redbridge’s experiment with £1-a-time flimsy compostable garden waste bags is being dropped – in favour of a system which is very much like the one it replaced.


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Oh go on then 

1 Nov 17

Another harmless tradition – the Hallowe’en spooktacular on the corner of Limes Ave and Elmcroft.


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Read at your leisure 

31 Oct 17

Anyone standing in the street reading the lengthy parking notices which have been put on lampposts risks strange stares.


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Evergreen cleaner 

31 Oct 17

It’s good to see the Evergreen field getting a tidy after its recent visitors – it had in any case become overgrown.


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Wanstead’s first frost, 2017 

30 Oct 17

It’s a twee little tradition on these pages to record the date of the first frost of the season, and we must report it took place this morning, 30 October 2017.


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Today was supposed to be M&S’s day 

10 Oct 17

The long-awaited opening of the MS Simply Food on Wanstead High Street, which was announced as happening today, has not happened.


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Box closes 

10 Oct 17

The box tree caterpillar, which as we reported last year had reached Wanstead on its advance northwards through the country, has knocked Wanstead’s box trees for six.


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Driver cleared over Wanstead High Street death 

10 Oct 17

The scene following the incident last May The woman charged with causing the death of 91-year-old Wanstead man Basant Lal Sharma on the zebra crossing on Wanstead High Street was cleared at the Old Bailey last week.


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Confirmed: The Nightingale has closed 

25 Sep 17

Pic: Google Streetview Wansteadium can confirm the rumours which have been circulating round Wanstead on Monday that the Nightingale pub has closed.


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Art triumph 

25 Sep 17

Congratulations to everyone involved in the Art Trail – especially (to Wansteadium’s untrained eye) Alison Stenhouse whose tree pictures were on show in Revive, and Grace’s prints of fish in genuine squid ink, which were on show at Wanstead …


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Wanstead rallies for Imran 

25 Sep 17

Customers seem to be rallying round Imran Asghar, cricket-loving ironmonger and Tool Box proprietor, following a racist knife attack he suffered in his shop last week.


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Fringe hurrahs 

25 Sep 17

Wansteadium decompressed last week following the Fringe, which was a great success all round, with many events selling out.


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Scenes from the Wanstead Festival 2017 

17 Sep 17

Thanks to ace snapper Jennifer Schenck for another top collection of pictures – this time from Sunday’s Wanstead Festival.


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Scenes from the Fringe V – plus the final Fringe rundown 

15 Sep 17

A great Fringe Thursday saw sell-out crowds in three places at once across Wanstead.


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Wanstead on screen again again 

14 Sep 17

Filming which has been taking place at Overton Drive and St Mary’s church this week is for a new adaptation of Thackeray’s novel Vanity Fair.


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Scenes from the Fringe II 

12 Sep 17

The Kinema returns to near its original spot – upstairs at the Manor House – for a showing of Maxine Peake playing Hamlet A couple more tastes of the Fringe, from some of the various events which have already been going on this week.


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M&S to open in October 

8 Sep 17

MS has announced its new Simply Food shop is going to open in Wanstead on Thursday 10 October.


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Food and drink at the Fringe 

8 Sep 17

The game is on This year’s Wanstead Fringe, which starts on Saturday, is the first to have such a focus on food and drink.


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The cream of Wanstead 

7 Sep 17

Wanstead milkman Steve Hayden must have loved this profile of him and his round in this week’s Time Out.


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Films at the Fringe 

6 Sep 17

This year’s Wanstead Fringe has three films on offer – and tickets for them are already on sale.


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Full Wanstead Fringe 2017 lineup 

5 Sep 17

People of Wanstead, here is the lineup for the Wanstead Fringe 2017.


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Poignant farewell 

4 Sep 17

Judith has now cleared out from her High Street shop, leaving this farewell to her faithful customers.


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New New Wanstead 

4 Sep 17

The long-awaited renovations at the former British Queen are now fully under way.


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Time to get your jumble ready 

1 Sep 17

The full programme for the Wanstead Fringe will be available here (and through your letterbox) from Saturday morning.


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The Wanstead Fringe is ON 

15 Aug 17

We’re delighted to confirm that the Wanstead Fringe 2017 will take place between 9 and 16 September.


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Doctor in the House 

15 Aug 17

The death of Doctor in the House author Richard Gordon is a moment to remember again this picture from the opening scenes of the TV programme which were filmed outside what is now Clock Court.


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A pot of gold 

15 Aug 17

There is literally a pot of gold at or near the George pub, in case anyone was smart enough to be searching on Monday evening.


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Wanstead parking plans ‘dramatically reduced’ 

12 Aug 17

Google Streetview The campaign against radical reorganisation of parking restrictions in Wanstead, which saw passionate demands for proper consultation among Wanstead residents and businesses, seems to have won the argument.


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Phone snatching hits Wanstead 

4 Aug 17

The wave of mobile phone snatching by moped riders which has hit central London in the past few months has arrived in Wanstead.


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Gail’s arrives in Wanstead – and is a thing of beauty 

3 Aug 17

Gail’s Bakery has launched – on schedule – and many Wanstead people already seem to love it.


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Redbrige: We WILL save money 

1 Aug 17

Redbridge Council says it will in fact save money from the withdrawal of Meals on Wheels which have been axed across the borough from today (1 August).


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Scrapping Meals on Wheels won’t save Redbridge any money 

29 Jul 17

EXCLUSIVE Redbridge Council is scrapping Meals on Wheels from Tuesday but we can reveal that it won’t be saving any money by doing so – even though rising costs were the justification for the decision.


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Some break-in 

25 Jul 17

Longstanding Wanstead children’s clothes shop Bambini has been broken in to – amazingly through its outside wall.


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Farewell meals on wheels 

21 Jul 17

Redbridge Council is pulling the plug on its meals on wheels service from next week – but has offered elderly residents advice on how to use online supermarkets instead.


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Judith! Say it ain’t so! 

21 Jul 17

Judith’s – long one of Wanstead’s most celebrated features – appears to be on the way out.


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Wanstead on film, episode 10 

14 Jul 17

Unnamed TV programme being filmed this morning at Wanstead Hairdressers in Woodbine Place.


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Tank please 

14 Jul 17

Wanstead Community Gardeners write: “Many of you have admired the two old metal water tanks filled with flowers which are currently brightening up the corner of Mansfield Road.


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Wanstead’s Santander branch to close 

7 Jul 17

Santander has written to its Wanstead customers to tell them that their branch is to close in November.







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