Editorial team

Bethnal Green LDN is a cultural online magazine that provides daily content about Bethnal Green in East London.

As a social enterprise, we are committed to pioneering a model of local journalism that is community-led. Our staff are professionally trained journalists with a passion for bringing high quality journalism to the grassroots and giving a voice to those less heard.

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Current staff

Tabitha Stapely

Tabitha Stapely, editor-in-chief, Bethnal Green LDN news and culture magazine


2016 to present

Tabitha is the founder and director of Social Streets C.IC, the not-for-profit news and media organisation that publishes Roman Road LDN. She has worked as a magazine editor at several top publishing houses, most recently at Hearst Magazines where she lead on digital content strategy for titles including Elle, Red, Esquire, Handbag and Harpers, and previously The Telegraph Saturday Magazine. Stapely was CEO of Roman Road Trust from 2013 to 2018 and has extensive experience of local governance, neighbourhood forums and community capacity building.

Niamh Carroll


February 2021 to present

Niamh Carroll is a journalist from Belfast. She graduated In September with an MA in International Journalism from City, University of London. She discovered her love of journalism as an editor at the student newspaper during her undergraduate degree at the University of York. She is now working as a reporter for a B2B publication that covers the digital media and advertising industry. Niamh has turned her innate nosiness and interest in people’s lives into a passion for finding out stories.