Students get trollied

Students from Waltham Forest College find a shopping trolley in the Lee Navigation
Shopping trolley among the objects fished out of river by dedicated college students, writes Frances Dismore With strong belief...

Hit the streets

Street Pastors
Mike Grimshaw introduces the volunteers who wander the streets at night We all know our streets are becoming increasingly...

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...

Care in the community

Maria is a volunteering mentor with the project
National charity Volunteering Matters and Waltham Forest Council team up to train volunteer mentors to support families with at-risk...

Share a smile

An after-school session at The Mill
In her regular column on life at The Mill community centre, Helen Bigham finds reason to be cheerful in 2018 What’s​ ​struck​ ​me​...