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Clapton FC ground under threat - 29 May 2013
A brief history of Upton Lane's Clapton FC, and the threat currently facing its ground, as a result of mismanagement and threats of redevelopment.


Eighteen full international footballers grace Wanstead Flats - 14 Aug 2013
A look at the remarkable Senrab football club, that plays on Wanstead Flats, which has produced 18 full international footballers, including 10 who have represented England.

Fire guts famous gym - 17 April 2013
A fire gutted 353 Romford Road, known as "Muscle Mansion", home and gym of Wag Bennett and his guest in 1966, Arnie Schwarzenegger, in his build up to becoming Mr Universe.  Plenty of photos of Arnie, Wag and the gym.

Golden Boy, Billy Walker's Forest Gate memories - 2 Sept 2014
An interview with former British heavyweight boxing champion, Billy Walker about his Forest Gate connections, including ownership of the Upper Cut club.





Life in a Forest Gate week - 16 November 2016
An listing of all weekly, organised, social events taking place in Forest Gate.



New season approaches for the Tons - 20 Jul 2013
A preview of 2013/14 football season for Clapton FC.




Save the Old Spotted Dog petition - 23 Aug 2013
Join the campaign to help save this historic, listed, but closed public house, on Upton Lane.


Tons happening in Upton Lane - 27 July 2015
An update on the status of the Old Spotted Dog ground and the strange ownership arrangements.

Underneath the Arches - Sub- trainian Forest Gate! - 26 April 2016
The Chimney Pot Line, or Goblin (Gospel Oak to Barking) train line was built after much of its route was densily populated.  Much of the line was built overhead, supported by railway arches.  These have traditionally been unused or used as car repairers.  


Wag Bennett's gym exhibition - 7 Jun 2013
Notice of an exhibition celebrating Wag Bennett's famous Romford Road gym.




7Es of E7 - 19 Oct 2014
A round up of Education, Ecology, Energy, Entertainment, Epicurian delights, Engine and End in Forest Gate.

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