Monthly Archives: April 2012

Green Party Visit Leyton Marsh

Caroline Allen, Green Party candidate for North East London, visited Leyton Marsh on Friday 27th April to witness the destruction of Leyton Marsh. She was joined by other members of the Green Party and local residents from Save Leyton Marsh … Continue reading

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Statement from Simon Moore on his Olympic Asbo

Below is a statement Simon Moore concerning his Interim ASBO served to him on release from 5 days imprisonment for protesting on Leyton Marsh. My name is Simon Moore. I was recently served with an Interim Anti Social Behaviour Order … Continue reading

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Successful Lobby of Lea Bridge Ward Meeting

Since there was an agenda item on the Basketball Courts at Leyton Marsh tonight, a number of members of Save Leyton Marsh Group attended the Lea Bridge Community Forum meeting at Lea Bridge library E10. Local resident Richard made it … Continue reading

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The Leyton Marsh Cover Up

Some questions: 1) If the rubble is of a toxic nature and therefore necessitates this covering, why has it taken the authorities four weeks to cover it? 2) Why were no plans in place for the safe removal of this … Continue reading

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The Ruling May Have Gone Against Us But We Won the Arguments In Court!

Yesterday a two hour hearing of the civil injunction, lodged by the ODA against peaceful protestors engaged in blocking construction vehicles on Leyton Marsh, took place at the High Courts of Justice. This was a subsequent hearing of the initial … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events from Save Leyton Marsh Group

We will have a rolling program for our Saturday protests – one week on the marsh and one of roaming protest to publicise our campaign. Thursday 3rd May – Save Leyton Marsh Group will be attending the court case of … Continue reading

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Update: The Real Intimidation Isn’t By Protestors It’s By The Authorities

Apologies to those who have have been waiting for an update on the situation; we have been responding constantly to restrictions and legal threats from the authorities. Although three people – Simon, Dan and Anita – were sent to prison … Continue reading

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Three jailed, one bailed

Four protestors appeared in court charged under section 14 of the Public Order Act. One took legal counsel and pleaded not guilty. He will be re-tried at a later date and his bail condition was a restriction not to go … Continue reading

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Arrested Protestors in Custody

Court cases today at Thames Magistrate Court, 58 Bow Road, E3 (between Bow Road and Bow Church Tube stations). We believe two of the cases will be heard at 2pm. More details will follow as we establish them. A group … Continue reading

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Protestors are forcibly evicted trying to stop lorries and save the marsh

Bailiffs were on site from 7.30am this morning. At 9.33am bailiffs moved to the camp where they ordered that campers leave their peaceful protest or would be removed by force. Most did so, but some remained in order to demonstrate … Continue reading

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