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London’s weekly railway news #231 

15 Dec 17

A weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news… Passengers evacuated from Heathrow Express train London Underground TfL is examining the potential for a tube station at Bricklayers Arms as part of the Bakerloo line extension, Southwark …


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Relationship-based placemaking: a paradigm shift 

14 Dec 17

In 2016, MELA Social Enterprise published a book called Connections: 12 Approaches to relationship-based placemaking.


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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…


Outdoors
Wheatear update 

12 Dec 17

Back in 2014 I wrote this post about World Wheatearing – you can read it here.


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Our Marketing Intern Olivia Made the News! 

12 Dec 17

Our Creative and Digital Marketing intern Olivia has made the news.


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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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Redefining London 

12 Dec 17

Crossrail, which launches in a year’s time, is “a marvel of engineering and state-of-the-art design which will fundamentally transform the lives of Londoners, businesses and visitors”.


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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.


Outdoors
Pick up a…. 

10 Dec 17

Just gonna leave this out there for a bit.


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AS WANSTEAD PARK WAITS, ANOTHER LOCAL HLF-FUNDED PROJECT IS ALREADY UNDERWAY 

9 Dec 17

As Wanstead Park inches toward its long-awaited Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) bid, another local park is already in the early stages of a £6m restoration project.


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Salvage in Gallions Reach 

9 Dec 17

A few months ago one of the GPS Marine barges sank on its moorings at Jetty Roads in Gallions Reach off Thamesmead.


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Crossrail -1 

9 Dec 17

One year from today, on Sunday 9th December 2018, Crossrail begins.


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Hugs All Around Today 

8 Dec 17

How many Christmas dinners will I get to where the seniors don’t take off their coats, come in with their trollies, and the men leave on their caps and hats? Today I had a dinner which was cold and over-cooked, where the vegetables tasted of …


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View Tube cafe opening days and times over the Christmas / New Year period 

8 Dec 17

We’re slightly updating our opening ours as we head towards the Christmas period.


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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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Top Five: Christmas Shopping Locations 

6 Dec 17

London is a bounty of festive shopping opportunities, with enough variety to find something for everyone (even if there’s a few difficult people on the Christmas list!).


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London railway upgrades – a progress report 

5 Dec 17

One of the periodic reports from TfL has been released with details of ongoing network upgrades across the networks it controls.


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the arcadia spider is coming to london 

5 Dec 17

You may recognise the giant spider if you’ve been to Glasto over the past few years and now it’s coming to London as part of the Arcadia collective’s tenth anniversary celebrations.


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Major test of London Underground signalling upgrade 

4 Dec 17

London Underground engineers have completed their biggest test to date of brand new signalling that will see more trains able to run closer together in the future.


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How many tube stations are there? 

4 Dec 17

How many tube stations are there? TfL have an official answer, which we’ll get to shortly.


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All that talk 

4 Dec 17

So much in the news all year about including seniors in everyone’s plans and lives then you go along to a Newham nursery and find out the council moved the seniors along to the library where before the toddlers and seniors interacted quite nicely …


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Mulch sacks and mince pies – Winter gardening at Abbey Gardens 

2 Dec 17

Leaf mulch sacks – filled and put on the raised beds, they’ll turn our fallen leaves into leaf mould and thanks to Dasha, we’re trying them out for the first time this year.


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Anorak Corner 

2 Dec 17

Anorak Corner [National Rail edition] It’s time once again for the annual splurge of passenger data from across Britain’s railway network, covering the period April 2016 to March 2017.


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The View Tube cafe is hiring a head chef 

1 Dec 17

Story of the View Tube Cafe We love our cafe at the the View Tube , we attract a loyal following of regulars as well as visitors who love our urban oasis/ garden character, community angle, and great quality homemade café food.


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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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Draft London Plan 

30 Nov 17

Yesterday the Mayor launched the latest Draft London Plan .


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Wanstead Park Summit offers potential breakthrough on lottery funding 

28 Nov 17

The long-awaited Wanstead Park Summit was held at the House of Commons on 22 November 2017.


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“Trees in the landscape” exhibition launches at The Temple 

27 Nov 17

Sunday (26 November 2017) saw the launch of the Wren Wildlife and Conservation Group’s latest photographic exhibition at The Temple in Wanstead Park.


Outdoors
Yesterday is so passé 

26 Nov 17

Yesterday is old hat.


Feature
See a steam train on the London Overground on Saturday 

26 Nov 17

An early Christmas treat, as a steam train will be chugging along the London Overground on the morning of Saturday (2nd Dec).


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The Tom Hood School 

26 Nov 17

Tom Hood School arose from the old Cobbold Schools in 1925.


Outdoors
The perfect dip 

25 Nov 17

In so far as a dip can be good today was excellent.


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London’s town centres 

24 Nov 17

The London Plan is the Mayor’s top-level planning document for the Greater London area, a spatial strategy to guide development for the next 20 years.


Outdoors
The Internet of things 

23 Nov 17

Chateau L is undergoing a small amount of renovation at the moment.


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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.


Outdoors
Madrid 

20 Nov 17

Family trip to Madrid at the weekend a great success.


Feature
5 Endeavour Square 

19 Nov 17

With very little fanfare, indeed no publicity at all, TfL have moved into a brand new office block .


Outdoors
The last Thrasher 

18 Nov 17

One of the birds I was most anticipating in California was the California Thrasher .


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QEOP update 

18 Nov 17

Stratford’s post-Olympic zone continues to grow and change.


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TfL closer to buying fleet of new DLR trains 

17 Nov 17

Transport for London (TfL) has taken a step in its search for a manufacturer to design and build a new generation of DLR trains, by issuing an Invitation to Negotiate.


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A beautiful winter’s day of volunteering at the View Tube 

17 Nov 17

The first  Greenway Clean-Up back in March  was a great success, so we were pleased when Thames Water said they wanted to do another one.


Feature
Photos – The new Bond Street tube station tunnels 

17 Nov 17

A new ticket hall entrance, escalators and connection tunnels have opened to the public today at Bond Street tube station .


Outdoors
California I’m coming home 

16 Nov 17

Just a taster tonight – I have been somewhat over-extended and have yet to go through any photos from what was unanimously declared by my kids to the best holiday ever.


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Learning from Informality – Architecture and Space of South American Barrios 

16 Nov 17

In this contribution I would like to discuss ownership of space, at both a social and individual scale.


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The National Portrait Gallery’s Hospital Programme 

15 Nov 17

In collaboration with London hospitals, the National Portrait Gallery supported by Delancey has been helping young people in hospitals across the capital to explore the Gallery’s incredible collection through creative art workshops.






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