Monthly Archives: June 2012

Defend Our Right to Protest public meeting: Report

Defend our Right to Protest: The Olympics and Beyond Tuesday Harmony Hall, Walthamstow 7-9:30pm. About 85 people attended. We watched abut 15 minutes of Ophelia Coutures film about the marsh “Beginning”. The introduction by the chair was a brief history … Continue reading

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How cool?!

There are 4 huge generators at the back of the Olympic Basket Ball arenas on Leyton Marsh. They appear to be powering air conditioning systems and are running (very loudly) already. They are provided by a company that services ice … Continue reading

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Press Release from Counter Olympic Network

From: counterolympicsnetwork.wordpress.com/2012/06/24/press-release-from-counter-olympics-network/ Press Release from Counter Olympics Network   COUNTER OLYMPICS NETWORK – 24 June 2012 – for immediate release WHOSE GAMES? WHOSE CITY? CRITICS OF LONDON OLYMPICS ANNOUNCE LARGE SCALE EVENT TO COINCIDE WITH FIRST SATURDAY OF GAMES The … Continue reading

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Another great film

Another great film about the real legacy of London2012. London Takes Gold by Mike Wells While on location shooting footage for this film at Leyton Marsh, Mike Wells was arrested and spent the following 8 days in prison. The authorities were … Continue reading

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Beginning

For a report of the visit by Jenny Jones of the Green Party, please go to our Press Releases page Great film by Ophelie Couture about the struggle to Save Leyton Marsh. BEGINNING from Ophélie Couture on Vimeo. Solidarity with … Continue reading

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Statement of Solidarity with Simon Moore

The following statement has now been endorsed through consensus by Occupy London: On Monday 18th June a two year ASBO was imposed on Simon Moore, our friend and fellow protestor at Leyton Marsh. Like us, Simon believed that what was … Continue reading

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Full Two Year ASBO Imposed on Simon Moore for Peaceful Protest

This morning at Westminster Magistrates Court, District Judge Purdy delivered his judgement on the case of the ASBO sought by the ‘Commissioner of police for the Metropolis’ to prohibit various activities; the stated reason being the prevention of ‘conduct leading … Continue reading

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NOISE Demonstration Outside Waltham Forest Town Hall to Protest Extended Working Hours

Today we held a noise demonstration outside Waltham Forest Town Hall. As well as granting permission for the basketball facility on Leyton Marsh, WF Council are also responsible for deciding on subsequent planning applications relating to Leyton Marsh, inlcuding the … Continue reading

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Defend the Right to Protest: The Olympics and Beyond Tuesday 26th June 7pm-9pm Harmony Hall, Truro Road, Walthamstow, E17 7BY   Speakers include: Simon Moore: Campaigner and recipient of Olympic ASBO Alfie Meadows: Student charged with violent disorder after his … Continue reading

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Leyton Marsh Campaigner Faces 2 Year ASBO for Peaceful Protest and Defending Our Marsh

Today Westminster Magistrates Court heard the Metropolitan Police present their first case to impose a two year minimum Anti Social Behaviour Order in order to prevent peaceful protest at the Olympics. They wish to impose an extremely restrictive ASBO on … Continue reading

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