Tech and coffee

Dean Heasman decided he wanted to help local freelancers while on paternity leave
Dean Heasman talks to James Cracknell about his community of start-up founders, freelancers and creators From head of PE...

Hopeful fashion

Rebekah Lazarus (right) is the founder of Pure Hope Clothing
Rebekah Lazarus from Highams Park explains the inspiration behind her new ethical clothing brand My dream of launching a...

Carving out a career

Claire Darwent in her Brunner Road workshop
Meet the Walthamstow furniture designer who turns school desks into kitchen workshops, writes Judith Burnett I visited Claire Darwent,...

Space to create

Freelancers and entrepreneurs are sharing ideas, as well as workspace, in Blackhorse Lane, writes Kate Tattersfield As a freelancer, working from home...

A cut above the rest

Family-run hardware shop closes after seven decades, writes James Cracknell If you live near Wood Street in Walthamstow and have a penchant...