From pillar to postbox

A hexagonal Victorian 'Penfold' postbox in Walthamstow Village carrying the royal cypher of Queen Victoria
Deborah Nash explores the history of the humble postbox and picks out some notable examples from Waltham Forest Our...

Land of community

A meeting of Forest Community Land Trust
Sue Wheat on how a resident-led project could lay the groundwork for a new type of housing development It’s...

On the frontline

Dr Leo Cheng operates on a patient aboard the Africa Mercy
Chingford doctor Leo Cheng discusses his charity work with Mercy Ships and returning to the NHS to fight coronavirus...

Priory Court in the act

Priory Court residents Gillian Jacobs and Cassie and Frankie White (credit Dave O'Neill)
Filmmaker Kate Hampel has helped make a musical documentary about life in lockdown for a Walthamstow estate When myself...

Learning to lead

An 'edible education' workshop at Buxton School in Leytonstone (credit This is Rubbish)
Poppy Flint from Learning for the Future Waltham Forest on how different teaching techniques can foster critical thinking Is...

Crafted with care

Signature Brew's Joyce op de Beer, left, and Paulina Cudek, right (credit John Moore)
David O’Driscoll finds out how three Walthamstow breweries are adapting to the lockdown During the lockdown, what are the...

Only the lonely

A still from Anthony Hett's award-winning film 'Scrable', shot in Walthamstow
Award-winning Walthamstow director Anthony Hett explains the inspiration behind his short films We all feel a little lonely sometimes....