November 2019 • Vision RCL

Foxburrows Farm is urging the public to keep its eyes peeled following a break-in at their farm that resulted in the theft of several animals.

Jasmine – the farm’s Shetland pony, along with a rabbit, peacock and peahen were all discovered missing following the incident on Sunday 24 November, which also left many of the other animals distressed. Staff from the farm, based in Hainault Forest Country Park, are now appealing for the public’s help to find the animals.

Kevin Wackett, Head of Parks & Open Spaces for Vision said:

“Our Forest Rangers have been busy repairing the damage caused to the main gate following the break-in, as well as co-ordinating the many enquiries of help we have received to try and locate our missing animals.

We have been inundated by hundreds of offers of help, for which we are thankful.

The main help the public can now give us is to be vigilant. If Jasmine, or any of the other animals, are spotted please report it to the police immediately.”

For further details and updates please visit the Hainault Forest facebook page.

For other enquiries or to contact the Forest Rangers please visit the facebook page or email

Foxburrows Farm and Hainault Forest is a public open space managed by Vision RCL on behalf of the London Borough of Redbridge.

New trampolining courses start Monday 25 November at Wanstead Leisure Centre.

Come and join us to have fun, learn new skills and enjoy a fun way to keep fit.

5.30pm – 6.30pm Juniors 5 – 11yrs
6.30pm – 7.30pm Juniors 11 – 15yrs
7.30pm – 8.30pm Adults 16yrs+

For more information or to book a space contact Wanstead Leisure Centre by email or  call us on 020 8989 1172.