A year in the wildlife

Little egret
Ada Crawshay-Jones looks back at a busy first year since Walthamstow Wetlands opened to the public Here at Walthamstow...

Apples and pears

The Orchard Project
A community growing project is bearing fruit, writes Joanna Hopper The pungent smell of chopped apples is rife in...

Waste not, want not

Leytonstone Community Fridge
Environmental group launches project to reduce food waste in Leytonstone A solar-powered fridge is helping Leytonstone residents stop food...

Action on air pollution

Car exhaust
Council praised after announcing 38-point plan to improve people’s health, reports James Cracknell Air quality campaigners have welcomed moves...

Made in Dagenham Brook

Tail for Dagenham Brook
Children’s art is inspired by Leyton’s little-known river, writes Poppy Flint The protector of Dagenham Brook is getting ready...

Design for life

Waltham Forest Green Open Homes
Eco-minded residents in Waltham Forest are opening their homes to the public, writes Sue Wheat Keeping warm, keeping bills...