Category Archives: River Lea

Pre-application Planning Consultation: Secure facility for children on East London Waterworks site

In 2019, Waltham Forest Council refused plans to develop the Thames Water Depot site (opposite Lee Valley Ice Centre) on Lea Bridge Road for schools, due to the site’s status as Metropolitan Open Land. It has now been announced that … Continue reading

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Protest to Save Oxbow Island!

We are staging a swan-themed demo at the opening of the new ice centre. We will be protesting the wrecking of Oxbow island as a wildlife refuge. Somehow, the swans have managed to raise eight cygnets, despite a range of … Continue reading

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Authorities are failing in their duty to protect our green open spaces and wildlife!

As we become ever more aware of the value of open green space to our well-beingand the state of emergency for our wildlife, at the same time our local authoritiesseem intent upon the same course of damage and destruction, all … Continue reading

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