Category Archives: Leyton Marsh

What happened to our money?

Following the takeover of Leyton Marsh by the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) for the construction of the absurd and rarely used temporary basketball arena, which was vigorously opposed by members of the local community and resulted in the creation of … Continue reading

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Our Campaigns Work – Be Part of Them!

It is certainly a difficult political environment for protecting open public spaces and it would be easy to become overwhelmed or despondent about the level of encroachment and development of our protected land in the capital. However, we would like … Continue reading

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Walthamstow Historical Society Waltham Forest Cycling Campaign Beating and Bicycling the Bounds around the former Borough of Walthamstow 2.30pm on Saturday 6th June 2015 (approx distance:  Northern Route: 15.5km, 9½ miles;  Southern Route 9km, 5½ miles) Gather from 2.00-2.15pm by … Continue reading

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A Litany of Broken Promises: Calling the LVRPA to Account

Yesterday, Thursday 13th June, SLM members arrived unannounced at the Lower Lee Valley LVRPA meeting at the Waterworks in order to express our sincere disappointment with the Authority. At the only official meeting we have ever been offered with the … Continue reading

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Spot the Difference on Leyton Marsh

I’m afraid there are no prizes for guessing where the site of the ‘temporary’ basketball court was in these pictures of Leyton Marsh, taken 8 months after the date it was ‘restored to its original condition’ by the ODA: Here’s … Continue reading

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SLM Film Screenings and Info Night 20th May

Featuring films from the Save Leyton Marsh struggle, speakers from the campaign and an exhibition of art work by locals produced during our Reclaim the Marsh celebration.

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