Going deeper

Refurbished Victorian housing in Palmerston Road, Walthamstow
Local architects Carolin Mertens and Martin West present their vision for a more energy efficient and healthier borough Waltham...

Hopeful fashion

Rebekah Lazarus (right) is the founder of Pure Hope Clothing
Rebekah Lazarus from Highams Park explains the inspiration behind her new ethical clothing brand My dream of launching a...

A lot in common

The Age of No Retirement co-director Dr Jonathan Collie outside The Common Room in Bakers Arms
Mike Grimshaw discovers a new community hub in Leyton At Bakers Arms, just a few yards from the crossroads,...

Kids demand change

Children from St Mary's CofE Primary School deliver their climate change messages
Linsey Wynton on how children are leading the way on the environment Children from St Mary’s CofE Primary School...

It’s good to walk

Exercise classes for the over-50s can help reduce depression and loneliness
Walthamstow health course reduces loneliness, writes Nick Bender It may or may not surprise you, but walking and exercise...

Recipes from refugees

Mary from Ghana (credit Laura Martinez)
Supper club’s book features tasty dishes from around the world, writes Charlie Bolderow Stories and Supper, which launched in...

Getting published

Walthamstow author Shelly Berry promoting her book on BBC Radio London
Shelly Berry on how her second attempt at novel writing has paid off Finally, after many years of typing...

Catering for the masses

The hospitality and catering department at Waltham Forest College
Dr Jim Lewis on the borough’s contribution to the food industry Waltham Forest College has an interesting and varied...

Food with feeling

You're guaranteed a warm welcome at The Feel Good Cafe (credit Judith Burnett)
Judith Burnett visits a vegan cafe in Chingford On a wet and windy Saturday morning I called into Chingford’s...