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Victory! Hackney Council decides against applying for PINS consent to host major events on our marshes!
http://hackneycitizen.co.uk/2013/05/24/hackney-marshes-music-gigs-plans-scrapped/ http://www.hackneygazette.co.uk/news/hackney_council_climb_down_over_marsh_proposals_1_2210167 More on this story soon! Thanks to everyone who filled in the Council survey, signed our petition of over a thousand signatures against the proposals and attended our protest at the drop in event staged by the Council. … Continue reading
The golf course has been shut and the LVRPA wish to transform this Metropolitan Open Land into a campsite during the summer and a private pony-trekking site for the rest of the year. They also have plans to extend the … Continue reading
Letter from Shaun Dawson, May 2013 The letter above is a response by the Chief Executive Shaun Dawson to a number of questions put by SLM member Abi at the last LVRPA Executive Meeting in April regarding Leyton Marsh reinstatement, … Continue reading
I’m afraid there are no prizes for guessing where the site of the ‘temporary’ basketball court was in these pictures of Leyton Marsh, taken 8 months after the date it was ‘restored to its original condition’ by the ODA: Here’s … Continue reading
Featuring films from the Save Leyton Marsh struggle, speakers from the campaign and an exhibition of art work by locals produced during our Reclaim the Marsh celebration.
At Marsh Lane, Leyton E10, the hundreds of kids and parents going daily to and from the newly-built Lammas School currently have the advantage of a dedicated pedestrian-only bridge over the Dagenham Brook. This leaves the parallel roadway bridge clear … Continue reading
Below is the text of the letter that Sports England sent to Hackney Council on 11 April 2013 declaring their united opposition to the Council’s proposals for Hackney Marshes: 3rd Floor, Victoria House, Bloomsbury Square, London WC1B 4SE E firstname.lastname@example.org … Continue reading
Annual Community Procession around Leyton Marshes Sunday 5th May 2013 Meet from 12.00 noon for lunch, with willow-stripping and dressing, at the Hare & Hounds pub, 278 Lea Bridge Road, Leyton E10 7LD (affordably-priced Sunday roasts, light meals & bar … Continue reading
Below are some images of Birbeck Orient FC supporting the campaign to save Hackney Marshes at their warm-up on Sunday! Let’s keep Hackney Marshes, open, green and the home of grassroots football! Pictures of the protest by SLM and other … Continue reading