Wanstead Resident Survey - Update

Keen to represent local people and their concerns the Wanstead LibDem team have been running a resident survey since the the middle of 2021, the full report can be found by clicking here (PDF).

Particular concerns were raised about local crime and a lack of a visible police presence, also regarding speeding/heavy traffic in a number of residential roads.  To help resolve some of these concerns. We have ..

  • pressed for a restoration of the Wanstead Village Safer Neighbourhood Team, which does finally seem to be happening :-)
  • investigated the Council's apparent lack of action regarding residents previously expressed concerns over road safety, whilst there are some signs that the Council is listening we feel more pressure willl be needed to reach satisfactory resolution to these issues.
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Making the Evergreen Field ever ours


Wanstead Lib Dems Scott Wilding, Neil Hepworth and Crispin Acton want Redbridge Council to buy Evergreen Field for the community.  

Since 1967, this piece of land has languished as developers’ plans to convert the space into residential use met staunch resistance from the community and failed to overcome planning protections. How could this unsightly home to rats and litter be turned into valued community space? 

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Meet Your Wanstead Village Candidates

Crispin Acton, Neil Hepworth and Scott Wilding are your Liberal Democrat candidates in Wanstead Village on May 5th. 

Read on to find out why they can provide a strong voice for Wanstead. 

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Wanstead Lib Dems E-Focus October 2021

Welcome to the October e Focus from the Wanstead Lib Dem team. 

If you have stories or issues you think we should cover in future editions, we would love to hear from you. You can find our contact details at the end.

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Time for Redbridge to get serious about recycling

Labour-run Redbridge has a poor record on Recycling, as this BBC article from 2020 makes clear. 

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Supporting pedestrians and cyclists in Wanstead

The pandemic has seen more people than ever travelling on foot and by bike.

This is great news. Now it is time for the council to get serious about supporting non-car travel.

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