Monthly Archives: August 2012

Leyton Marsh Petition

We collected 250 online signatories and 667 signatures on the paper Save Leyton Marsh petition! Thank you to the 917 of you who signed our petition, here’s what’s next… We will be including the petition that hundreds of you signed … Continue reading

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Request for Positive Legacy from the ODA

Dear Richard Arnold and Mark Sorrell,   I am writing on behalf of Save Leyton Marsh group. We would like to repeat the request we have made at several meetings with the ODA that your organisation ensures positive legacy benefits … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Shergroup

This letter refers to the defamatory and wholly misrepresentative article published about Leyton Marsh by Shergroup. This company maintained a somewhat menacing presence on the marsh (see image above) which involved watching and recording anyone walking on the marshes. This … Continue reading

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Help ensure the best possible reinstatement of Leyton Marsh

We have been working hard behind the scenes to ensure that Porter’s Field Meadow (Leyton Marsh) is not only protected in posterity but that the remedial works see the area reinstated to the very best condition possible. We do not want … Continue reading

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In the Name of the Future, Rio is Destroying its Past

In the Name of the Future, Rio is Destroying its Past [Please share article http://bit.ly/OpEdProvidencia & accompanying video Providência: 115 Years of Struggle, widely, and tweet after 2pm EST today #remoçãonão #rio2016 as part of Tweetfest taking place as Rio’s … Continue reading

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video – poverty torch relay 27 July 2012

film by Genie Weaver Also there is a great film by DailyMotion here.

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Olympic projection spotlights Adidas factories ‘exploitation’

Inspirational action from War on Want. From war on want here Olympic projection spotlights Adidas factories ‘exploitation’ 05 August 2012 NEWS PEG: Sunday, 5 August 2012   Olympic men’s 100 metres final Olympic projection spotlights Adidas factories ‘exploitation’ London 2012 sponsor … Continue reading

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Defence campaign for the Critical Mass 182

From Counter Olympics  Network A meeting to help establish a defence campaign for the Critical Mass 182 – Thursday 9 August Most people will know about Critical Mass bike rides, and about what happened in London last month. If you … Continue reading

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Some reports from the anti-Olympic torch relay

On Friday 27th July, the Vancouver Poverty torch was carried around Hackney in an anti-Olympic torch relay. Save Leyton marsh took part in the relay and welcomed the torch and runners to Leyton Marsh with food and festivities. Reports from … Continue reading

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Solidarity with Critical Mass arrestees

While millions watched the London2012 opening ceremony last Friday night, just outside, 182 cyclists were kettled, detained and arrested for the heinous crime of cycling. CS gas was also used by transport police against cyclists. Strict anti-protest bail conditions have … Continue reading

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