Carving out a career

Claire Darwent in her Brunner Road workshop
Meet the Walthamstow furniture designer who turns school desks into kitchen workshops, writes Judith Burnett I visited Claire Darwent,...

Space to create

Freelancers and entrepreneurs are sharing ideas, as well as workspace, in Blackhorse Lane, writes Kate Tattersfield As a freelancer, working from home...

A cut above the rest

Family-run hardware shop closes after seven decades, writes James Cracknell If you live near Wood Street in Walthamstow and have a penchant...

Chocolate affair

Saw Chocolate, Hoe Street
Deborah Nash speaks to Walthamstow chocolatier Samantha Ward As I stepped over the blue-tiled floor of Samantha Ward’s chocolate...

Mindful living

Pippa Moye
In her regular column about local small businesses, Jo Sealy finds calm meeting a Leytonstone entrepreneur A personal health...

Shop local, shop ethical

Nut Roast Christmas
Ethical business owner Matt Corné recommends some local businesses for festive gift ideas Waltham Forest has a long history...

Full recovery

Post Op Home Physio
Waltham Forest Business Network’s Jo Sealy meets two physios who feel at home A newly established company providing a...

Bespoke solutions

Duncan Strong
In her latest business column, Waltham Forest Business Network’s Jo Sealy reshuffles her kitchen cabinet A chance for a...