Stan’s the lollipop man

Stan Silverston with schoolchildren, teachers and parents on his crossing patrol (credit Nicky Bamber Photography)
Chingford school bids farewell to retiring crossing warden, writes Sally Brincklow House Children, staff and parents at a Chingford...

Finding the forest

Children enjoy making a den in Epping Forest
Helen Bigham reflects on how nature can play a part in Waltham Forest’s year as Borough of Culture This...

All smiles

The Smiling Sessions is run by Shapeshifter Productions
Violaine Bailleul on the local project showing how music is good for our health The Smiling Sessions is a...

Delights of nature

Walthamstow illustrator Emma Bond
Helen Bigham finds joy in the small things Nature is on our doorstep and research has shown that getting...

Rewarding enterprise

Enterprise House, Chingford
This year marks half-a-century since a utopian vision of retirement living was made reality in Chingford, writes George Clarke...

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...