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Preserves, pickles and pedal-power in Wanstead

Sale of Home-Made Jams, Chutneys and Pickles Come and enjoy tea and cake, a sit in front of the fire while sampling the goods. All Proceeds to Amnesty International. When? Saturday 12th November. 10.00 – 5.00pm Sunday 13th November 3.00 – … Continue reading

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Chutney Making Workshop

On Saturday 19th November from 2-4pm Jen Hawkes will be running a chutney making workshop at St Gabriels Church Hall, Aldersbrook, E12 5HH. Chutney is a great way to preserve a seasonal glut of fruit or vegetables. Home preserves also make ideal gifts … Continue reading

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Wanstead Wild Food Map

We are delighted to announce the launch of the Wanstead Wild Food Map. We have started to map all the great local places for wild and free food that is growing in the area. This could be a great place for … Continue reading

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Help Clean Up Eagle Pond

Epping Forest Volunteers are looking for people to help out with cleaning up the Eagle Pond. They are looking for people who can spend a couple of hours on 8th October 2011 (between 10.30am to 2.00pm) to help remove the litter … Continue reading

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How can we make Wanstead a friendly, greener community?

On Sunday 11th September, Wanstead Transition Initiative had a stall at the Wanstead Festival. The day is always a fantastic event for the community, with music, activities for kids, stalls and local groups. Our own stall included a competition to … Continue reading

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Our Visit to OrganicLea’s Hawkwood Nursery Site

A few of the Wanstead Transition Initiative Steering Committee (otherwise known as the ‘Seed Group’) spent a gorgeous Autumnal afternoon at OrganicLea’s food growing and plant production site today. Eva, Mike, Robin and Dan were keen to find out how a 12 … Continue reading

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Living Sustainably in Wanstead

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The sight of Aileen and Michael Brownlee’s house in St Mary’s Avenue, Wanstead is striking, not due to its architectural elegance but the presence of solar panels and photovoltaic tiles on one side of the roof. Paul Donovan of the Wanstead Transition … Continue reading

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Full report from The Economics of Happiness event

Our public meeting on May 31st was lively, well attended, and was a highly enjoyable and productive occasion.  It felt as if WTI has had a slow gestation process and it finally came into birth. The film ‘The Economics of … Continue reading

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Report on The Economics of Happiness event

We had a great evening yesterday. With more than 40 of us watching The Economics of Happiness – a film that shows how communities are coming together to re-build more human scale, ecological economies based on a new paradigm: an … Continue reading

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The Big Lunch – Wanstead

The Big Lunch Sunday 5th June 2011. Midday – 4pm. (1pm picnic with games after) Christchurch Green, Wanstead The Big Lunch is a very simple idea from the Eden Project – http://www.thebiglunch.com and the aim is to get as many … Continue reading

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