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Proof that the LVRPA have long planned to sell off land to fund the new ice rink

We suspected the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority (LVRPA) was lying when Shaun Dawson, the Chief Executive, and Paul Osborne, the Chairman, told us, on 19 January 2017, that there has been no decision to sell of the land around … Continue reading

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LVRPA Officially Respond to ‘Eastside Vision’: Conceding Little Ground on Waterworks Plans

The day after we handed in our large petition to Waltham Forest Council, we received a copy of the official letter that has been written by Shaun Dawson, Chief Executive of the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority, to the council … Continue reading

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Update on Decisions by LVRPA re Waterworks

The Land and Property Strategy that over two hundred people had asked the Authority Members to oppose passed today, without a vote being taken on the issue, as the Chair argued none was required. Save Lea Marshes spoke powerfully against … Continue reading

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Stop Council’s Plan to Build Flats on Leyton Marshes

Please sign this petition against Waltham Forest’s proposals to build flats on the Waterworks, Leyton Marshes: https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/stop-the-council-s-plan-to-build-on-leyton-marshes We love the Lower Lea Valley marshes (Leyton marshes, Walthamstow marshes and Hackney marshes). We love having such an amazing, unique, open green … Continue reading

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Victory: Polluting Car Wash on Leyton Marsh Refused Permission!

We are delighted to announce that Waltham Forest Council has refused to give permission for the car wash on Leyton Marsh, constructed prior to planning approval, due to its contravention of local policy and the fact it is an inappropriate … Continue reading

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Letter to GLA Representative Jeanette Arnold From CPRE London

Dear Jeanette, We, as well as local residents in Waltham Forest, are extremely concerned about the Thames Water Depot site in Waltham Forest where free school providers are already advertising places – despite no planning permission being sought or approved … Continue reading

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Trust Orders Car Wash To Cease Operations (Thanks to SLM Delegation)

After our delegation at the annual Authority meeting in June, we have now received news that the LVRPA has finally responded to our complaints about the car wash operating without planning permission: “Following confirmation from the London Borough of Waltham … Continue reading

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One Year Since the ‘Reinstatement’ of Leyton Marsh

Here’s a short essay I wrote for the Guardian ‘Shorts’ competition which asked for submissions of 5000 words on the topic of personal involvement in protest in 2012. It didn’t win (or even get close) but one year on from … Continue reading

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Waltham Forest Council Officers Recommend Approval for LVRPA’s Campsite & Stables Plans

The Lee Valley Regional Park Authority have submitted two planning applications to the borough of Waltham Forest which are to be decided on at Tuesday evening’s WF Planning Committee meeting. This really is a last ditch attempt to save Leyton … Continue reading

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Council ignores planning permission in rush to build Marsh Lane bridge folly

Waltham Forest Council has rushed to begin work in breach of planning conditions on the highly controversial new bridge at Marsh Lane Fields – on which they plan to squander more than £250K on a cosmetic replacement for the existing, … Continue reading

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