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Unfaized by defeat

Faiza Shaheen, Labour Party (credit Tom Oldham)
Faiza Shaheen talks to Judith Burnett about her experience fighting – and failing – to win election in Chingford...

How to get heard

Walthamstow teenager and budding entrepreneur Joshua Owolabi
Joshua Owolabi is planning a rap battle event in Walthamstow to help give talented young musicians a platform Young...

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...