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...

The great outdoors

Outdoor education is said to have many benefits for young people (credit @yiodawoo)
Helen Bigham from Suntrap Forest Centre on the benefits of outdoor learning Sir David Attenborough once said: “In moments...

In the Gnome

Printmaking with Inky Cuttlefish is one of the virtual classes people can enjoy with Gnome House
Anna Alcock and Mark Burton from Gnome House invite people to take part in a new online project At...

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...

Land of community

A meeting of Forest Community Land Trust
Sue Wheat on how a resident-led project could lay the groundwork for a new type of housing development It’s...

On the frontline

Dr Leo Cheng operates on a patient aboard the Africa Mercy
Chingford doctor Leo Cheng discusses his charity work with Mercy Ships and returning to the NHS to fight coronavirus...

Priory Court in the act

Priory Court residents Gillian Jacobs and Cassie and Frankie White (credit Dave O'Neill)
Filmmaker Kate Hampel has helped make a musical documentary about life in lockdown for a Walthamstow estate When myself...