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,...

Concerns over local policing

Chingford Police Station
Survey results show officers in Waltham Forest among least well regarded, reports James Cracknell A local police chief has...

Rebel for life

Extinction Rebellion demo
Environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion now has a group in Walthamstow, writes Jessica Townsend I first began to properly...

Simply the fest

Waltham Forest Festival of Theatre
Waltham Forest Festival of Theatre is part of a nationwide competition, writes Basil Clarke What makes an actor connect...

Staging a comeback

Granada Walthamstow balcony (credit Mike Fox)
£17m restoration of Granada Cinema planned as council is set to buy iconic venue, writes James Cracknell As Waltham...

Community centre sale fears

Harmony Hall in Walthamstow likely to be sold off, reports James Cracknell Fears are growing over the fate of a community centre...

World of trouble

Five Pound World in Walthamstow High Street
Former boss at Five Pound World tells of chaos at Walthamstow bargain shop, reports James Cracknell A bargain shop...