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Thames Water site – last chance to object to the plans

After 18 months of tinkering and shenanigans, it now seems likely that the extraordinary plans to build the “Athena  Primary Academy” and “Barclay Secondary Free School” on the Thames Water site, Lea Bridge Road, will soon go before Waltham Forest … Continue reading

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Reclaim the Marsh Celebration

We’ve made a new Page on Facebook for our Reclaim the Marsh Celebration, which will take place on Sunday 21st October. This is a space for people to share thoughts and ideas about the day as well as performers to … 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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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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How cool?!

There are 4 huge generators at the back of the Olympic Basket Ball arenas on Leyton Marsh. They appear to be powering air conditioning systems and are running (very loudly) already. They are provided by a company that services ice … Continue reading

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Beginning

For a report of the visit by Jenny Jones of the Green Party, please go to our Press Releases page Great film by Ophelie Couture about the struggle to Save Leyton Marsh. [vimeo 44412983 w=384 h=216] BEGINNING from Ophélie Couture … Continue reading

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Leyton Marsh Campaigner Faces 2 Year ASBO for Peaceful Protest and Defending Our Marsh

Today Westminster Magistrates Court heard the Metropolitan Police present their first case to impose a two year minimum Anti Social Behaviour Order in order to prevent peaceful protest at the Olympics. They wish to impose an extremely restrictive ASBO on … Continue reading

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Green and Pleasant Land? It was before the Olympics!

Below is a letter from a local resident published in the Guardian (14 June 2012) in response to Danny Boyle’s opening ceremony for the Olympics, which will be based upon the notion of our ‘green and pleasant land’. The green … Continue reading

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Simon Moore arrested for allegedly breaching the terms of his Olympic ASBO!

We have just heard that Simon Moore has today been arrested in Windsor for allegedly breaching the terms of his Olympic Asbo. Simon Moore, who is a great friend of Save Leyton Marsh, was part of a group of people … Continue reading

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Saturday 2nd June – Another Successful Day Campaigning!

Save Leyton Marsh Group decided that it was time to get out on the streets campaigning today, specifically to collect names for our petition demanding an immediate removal of the hazardous waste and restoration of the marsh to an open … Continue reading

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