Art from the people

A new Walthamstow mural of local community worker Steve Barnabis
Lawrence Walker from William Morris Big Local introduces a new design trail connecting creativity, stories and activism A collective...

Freedom of espresso

Usman Khalid established Haven Coffee in 2019
The owner of a Walthamstow coffee business that helps refugees tells James Cracknell about the idea behind it Usman...

How to get heard

Walthamstow teenager and budding entrepreneur Joshua Owolabi
Joshua Owolabi is planning a rap battle event in Walthamstow to help give talented young musicians a platform Young...

Fresh hope for Harmony Hall

Rescue bid to save popular community hub, reports James Cracknell Efforts to save a Walthamstow community centre from closure...

More than just sport

Joshua Wehner founded Flames as a way to use basketball to help young people
Flames founder Joshua Wehner talks to James Cracknell about how he’s using basketball to change lives Sport is about...

Escape through dance

Charlie Blair is founder of Blair Academy, which helps vulnerable through dance workshops
Blair Academy founder Charlie Blair speaks to Sahira Raja about how she uses dance to combat loneliness Having been...