Volunteer Stories

There are many hundreds of Environmental Volunteers working across Waltham Forest, bringing their time and experience to help all kinds of projects flourish.

Here are some of their stories…

John Byrne, The Hornbeam & FRP

Read about how John undertook a mammoth project and saved The Hornbeam £3,500!

Tess Harris, The Hornbeam Cafe

Tess has found an opportunity to lead at The Hornbeam Cafe.

Volunteer Team, Forest Recycling Project

This team of volunteers undertook a radical refurbishment of the FRP centre – with fantastic results.

Ian Larkin, Organiclea


Read about Ian’s remarkable journey to a new vocation for horticulture, and his work at Hawkwood Nursery.