Unfaized by defeat

Faiza Shaheen, Labour Party (credit Tom Oldham)
Faiza Shaheen talks to Judith Burnett about her experience fighting – and failing – to win election in Chingford...

Growing the economy

OrganicLea runs Hawkwood Nursery in Chingford, supplying local organisations with organic food and running a popular veg box scheme
OrganicLea given huge cash boost to help expand community food initiatives, reports James Cracknell A food-growing co-operative in Chingford...

Forest stories

Artist Ellie Wilson (credit Michelle Foulser)
Musician Ellie Wilson on her sound installation inspired by Epping Forest I’ve spent hours wandering around Epping Forest this...

Food with feeling

You're guaranteed a warm welcome at The Feel Good Cafe (credit Judith Burnett)
Judith Burnett visits a vegan cafe in Chingford On a wet and windy Saturday morning I called into Chingford’s...