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More building on Hackney Marsh

Hackney Council wants to build an enormous new pavilion on top of some of the playing fields on Hackney Marsh.  Here is the plan, showing where the building will be located, near to Cow Bridge and the Middlesex Filter Beds. … Continue reading

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

[slideshow] 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 … 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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Right of way

We are going through one of those thresholds in history where the paradigm that governed our everyday life may be about to change. Our institutions have started to fail us. Our democratic powers have been enervated by corporations and it … Continue reading

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