Clearer skies

Crane plane
Report by James Cracknell Campaigners against aviation in the borough are celebrating after London City Airport dropped plans to...

Scrubbing up

Volunteer Oona with a set of scrubs she made at home for NHS frontline staff
Report by Judith Burnett Creative residents have formed a sewing network to make scrubs and washbags for NHS staff....

Growing the economy

OrganicLea runs Hawkwood Nursery in Chingford, supplying local organisations with organic food and running a popular veg box scheme
OrganicLea given huge cash boost to help expand community food initiatives, reports James Cracknell A food-growing co-operative in Chingford...

SEND cuts voted through

SEND protest by parents outside Waltham Forest Town Hall last month
Report by James Cracknell Waltham Forest Council has agreed cuts to funding for pupils with special educational needs and...

Help is at hand!

The Hornbeam in Bakers Arms is running a meals-on-wheels service using bike couriers
Community support groups are springing up across borough as pandemic takes hold, reports James Cracknell Charities and local businesses...