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The LVRPA and community enagement

Back in June I shared a letter I had written to Shaun Dawson, Chief Executive of the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority, about the Authority’s lack of community engagement. You can see the letter here: https://www.saveleamarshes.org.uk/2018/06/29/open-letter-to-lvrpa-re-lack-of-community-engagement/ In the spirit of … Continue reading

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NOISE Demonstration Outside Waltham Forest Town Hall to Protest Extended Working Hours

[slideshow] Today we held a noise demonstration outside Waltham Forest Town Hall. As well as granting permission for the basketball facility on Leyton Marsh, WF Council are also responsible for deciding on subsequent planning applications relating to Leyton Marsh, inlcuding … Continue reading

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Defend the Right to Protest: The Olympics and Beyond Tuesday 26th June 7pm-9pm Harmony Hall, Truro Road, Walthamstow, E17 7BY   Speakers include: Simon Moore: Campaigner and recipient of Olympic ASBO Alfie Meadows: Student charged with violent disorder after his … 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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Lobby Your Representatives In Waltham Forest and Hackney re Leyton Marsh

Please lobby your local Hackney and Waltham Forest councillors and MPs to take action over Leyton Marsh. This is an example letter from a local resident which outlines the lack of concern demonstrated over serious issues relating to the marsh … Continue reading

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ODA Meeting: Why So Scared To Have Your Statements Be A Matter of Public Record?

FULL UNEDITED SOUND RECORDING OF THE MEETING On Tuesday night there was a meeting of the ODA, LVRPA and local residents at a small nursery on Riverside Close, Hackney to discuss the ‘reinstatement works’ for the marsh. To attend the … Continue reading

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Save Leyton Marsh Group: Our Response to the Olympic Delivery Authority

Our Response to ODA letter of 30th April (signed by Chief Executive Dennis Hone)  sent to local residents: An Open Letter to the ODA You wrote to residents to address concerns that have been “expressed about these works in recent … Continue reading

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