Monthly Archives: July 2012

Counter Olympics Torch Relay – 2nd Leg – Hackney: Clissold Park to Leyton Marsh

repost from counter olympics network We are proud to announce the second leg of the historic Counter Olympics Protest Torch Relay which will be run on Friday 27th July. The iconic Vancouver Poverty Olympics Torch will make its journey around … Continue reading

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Please read through and comment on the reinstatement plans for Leyton Marsh which are now on the Environmental page…

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Austerity Games (Under Surveillance) at Hackney Marshes and Carl Miller Joins Our Call for Positive Legacy

Carl Miller is a former Olympic basketball athlete who performed in the 1988 and 1992 Games. Yesterday evening he joined with Save Leyton Marsh group and local youngsters to support the group’s call for an open day of the basketball … Continue reading

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Former Olympic Basketball Athlete Carl Milller To Play Street Basketball With Local Youths to Demand Positive Local Legacy

Amazing news: Carl Miller, Olympic basketball athlete who performed in the 1988 and 1992 Games will be joining us outside Lea Valley Ice Centre THIS MONDAY 23rd July from 5.30pm. He agrees with us that local young people should have … Continue reading

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Save Leyton Marsh faces outright political and financial intimidation, yet again!

Today a member of our group, Matt, was contacted by the lawyer of the ODA about our judicial review of the decision to construct the basketball facilities at the last minute on the protected land of Porter’s Field Meadow (Leyton … Continue reading

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Save Leyton Marsh & Open Our Towpath

The third and most exciting demo hosted by Open Our Towpath will take place this Sunday 22nd July! Everyone is invited to come along, have fun and help send a message about how the towpath closure affects us all. Save … Continue reading

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Our New Page

We have a new page on our website – Grassroots Poetry! This is a space for individuals in our community to share creativity and we hope it will serve as an inspiration for the ‘Ranters’, the radical talkers and poets … Continue reading

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Recording of Second ODA Meeting on Reinstatement is now available here

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Response from LVRPA to London Assembly Member Jenny Jones

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