Here is a selection of the week's best stories from the Wanstead and Woodford Guardian. Click on the text to read more...

A political anarchist most famously known for being a glamour model and a former Liberal Democrat politician is to challenge Iain Duncan-Smith in next year's general election.

Cemetery visitors and the community have reacted with disbelief after a man was murdered on "sacred ground".

A bitter battle between a controversial Marbella restaurant backed by Premiership footballers and a residents group bankrolled by a Russian millionaire came to Woodford Bridge last night.

A gifted science graduate who has been able to find a job despite leaving wining an award at Oxford University has launched an online appeal for funds to continue her studies.

A man made redundant from his IT job has realised his dream of setting up the first fishmongers for 20 years in Wanstead.