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Waltham Forest Echo is the borough’s independent community newspaper

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What we do

Here at Waltham Forest Echo we do things differently. We combine professional journalism with voluntary contributions from people who live and work in the borough and create content which is responsive to and reflective of the community.

These are challenging times for print media with many newspapers closing and advertising revenue in decline, but our not-for-profit model offers a new approach to creating local news which is inclusive and accountable.

How you can help

As a not-for-profit publication we rely on the generous support of our community. We look to our readers, who recognise the value of independent journalism, to help support us.

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By becoming a member, not only will you support our publication, but you will also have access to rewards including:


  • Home delivery of the paper each month
  • Your name listed in the paper and online
  • Free Waltham Forest Echo tote bag
  • Invites to Waltham Forest Echo events
  • Have your say on the paper’s direction
  • Free Waltham Forest Echo pin badge


£3 upwards:
membership certificate, name in the paper and website, pin badge

£5 upwards:
home delivery, tote bag, membership certificate, name in the paper and website, pin badge

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