A life on full power

David Young was passionate about Chingford, where he lived most of his life
Gary Stone pays tribute to the late David Young, a long-time president of Chingford Historical Society David Young was...

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...

Making history

The River Lea has a rich industrial heritage
Lindsay Collier from Lea Valley Heritage Alliance on the launch of a new exhibition celebrating the region’s industrial history...

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...