Author: Wansteadium

Wanstead co-op review: A couple of fairtrade stickers. The odd organic fruit. Till service remains GLACIAL. Capello for co-op manager.less than a minute ago via web

@Wansteadium – I’ve now been to the new co-op in the High Street. Disappointing experience, sadly. Needs Mary Portas to give it a spruce up.less than a minute ago via web

Not since Susan Boyle’s cat and Jodie Marsh’s tattoo has Wanstead seen newspaper billboards like this. Class act.

As the new Co-op in Wanstead High Street continues its love-bombing leafletting of nearby houses, Wansteadium has invited reviews of the new shop.  First off the blocks – and second as well, actually – is Gabrielle Collard:

@Wansteadium 3pm on Sunday, strolled in to get milk. Massive queue. Strolled straight out again.less than a minute ago via web

@Wansteadium Without milk, that is. Went to Londis instead.less than a minute ago via web

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A sniffer dog, about eight coppers and knife scanner were at Wanstead Tube tonight as part of an anti-knife operation. People coming through the gates were selected to go through the scanner, having removed anything metal, airport-style. But it was a degree or two more civilised than that – did the scanner beep? It was probably your belt, sir, thank you for your help – though no doubt the atmosphere could changed if the dog had sniffed anything out.