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Strike for our future

Ummi Hoque [second from left] with her friends on a climate march in London
Student activist Ummi Hoque from Walthamstow urges people to get involved in this month’s climate strike Time’s running out...

Fight the flights

Aircraft trails
Leyton resident Geoffrey McDowall on why London City Airport should not be allowed to expand In 2012 the long-needed...

Signs of promise

Orient fans celebrated promotion at the end of last season
Jim Nichols on a challenging start to the season for Leyton Orient Leyton Orient only spent two years outside...

Back to Mall

The Mall, Walthamstow
Walthamstow shopping centre reopens following fire, reports James Cracknell The Mall has reopened – six weeks after a fire...

Cricket hub opens in Leyton

England cricket legend Graham Gooch shows young players his batting technique
Batting legend Graham Gooch launches ECB’s first urban cricket centre Youngsters in Waltham Forest inspired by England’s success at...

Escape through dance

Charlie Blair is founder of Blair Academy, which helps vulnerable through dance workshops
Blair Academy founder Charlie Blair speaks to Sahira Raja about how she uses dance to combat loneliness Having been...