Redbridge club news: Redbridge Rotary Club, writing group for all genres, wanstead walks and a social group for women

PUBLISHED: 12:00 26 September 2015

Rotary club members enjoy delicious food with host Rochelle Reisman, centre, entertaining her guests. Picture Sharon Nathanson

Rotary club members enjoy delicious food with host Rochelle Reisman, centre, entertaining her guests. Picture Sharon Nathanson


The latest news from Redbridge clubs and information

Redbridge Rotary Club

Members of the Redbridge Rotary Club held a coffee morning to raise money for their charity.

The group raised almost £200 and will use the money to help the community through a variety of projects.

The volunteers met, on Sunday, at club member, Rochelle Reisman’s house where they enjoyed a delicious spread of food and cakes.

Club secretary Sharon Nathanson said: “It was a lovely way to spend a lazy Sunday morning and everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves.”

The group consists of volunteers who use their skills and experience to help others less fortunate than themselves.

They meet at 7pm on Tuesday evenings at Luigi’s Restaurant in Beehive Lane, Gants Hill where a meal is enjoyed and club projects discussed.

For further information visit or contact

Write Next Door

Budding writers are being encouraged to join a long-standing writing group which meets at Redbridge Central Library every Tuesday evening.

Write Next Door has been at the library for more than six years and meets at the School’s Library Service in Clements Road, Ilford from 6.30pm to 8pm.

All writers who enjoy short stories, poetry, novels, songs or plays are welcome to participate.

This is a free event. For further information visit

Wanstead Walks

Residents are invited to join a walking group that explores Wanstead.

The group meets outside Wanstead Place Surgery, 45 Wanstead Place, at 10.30am.

A variety of different routes are taken to explore older parts of the area and Christchurch Green.

The walks generally last for about an hour and are free.

Contact the Redbridge Sport and Physical Activity Team on 020 8708 0952 for further information.

Wanstead Park Women’s Club

The club is a social and befriending group which meets every Monday evening from 8pm to 10 pm.

Women of all ages attend the sessions where games and quizzes are played.

Special guests are also invited to the club on alternate weeks to speak on a variety of issues from the humorous to the more serious.

Previously the group has had novelists, actors and a speaker from the Brunel Museum attend.

The next speaker will attend the club on September 28 and will be from the Eaves charity which supports women subjected to sexual violence, trafficking and who are exiting prostitution.

The club meets at Aldersbrook Bowls Club, Aldersbrook Road, E12. For further information contact Jo Fensome on 020 8532 9093.

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