Monthly Archives: September 2012

Account of Reinstatement Works Meeting by Abi

It was a strangely emotional experience being ushered through the gate and into the fenced off area we have been forbidden from accessing for such a long time. What a huge waste of time, money and energy this has all … Continue reading

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Reinstatement Works on Leyton Marsh

This image shows where the contractors took a chunk of top soil to test for asbestos etc. We argued for more sampling right across the pile but they said they had done what was industry standard. To the right the … Continue reading

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ODA Walkabout Around Leyton Manor Park After SLM Request for Legacy

  At a walk-about meeting today (Wednesday 26th September) at the outdoor basketball/football kickabout space in Leyton Manor Park, Carl Miller (pictured) the legendary basketball athlete, explained vividly that kids need to have backing to get the most out of … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Friends of the Earth: Not the Greatest Show for the Earth

This is a letter from local resident and campaigner Jane Bednall to Friends of the Earth in response to an article published in their ‘Earth Matters’ magazine they send to their members: Dear Andy Atkins and Paul de Zylia,   … Continue reading

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Nature of Reinstatement Suggests Future Designs on Leyton Marsh

Yesterday two visitors to the marsh, artists Stephen Vince and Peter Rudolfo who will be joining our Reclaim the Marsh Celebration, witnessed and photographed cables being laid in a section of Sandy Lane not given planning permission for development. At … Continue reading

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Brand New Save Leyton Marsh Raffle

Join our Save Leyton Marsh Raffle and win a harvest basket of wonderful goods from Hungary which includes: A hand-made breadbasket, a beautiful rag doll, a bunch of ‘everlasting’ flowers, folk-design serviettes, a bottle of Bulls Blood wine, bottle of … Continue reading

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Waltham Forest Council Vote For Reinstatement Plan

A report by Jonathan Brind on last night’s meeting can be found here Essentially, despite some very powerful speeches by Celia Corum, Claire Weiss and Abigail Woodman on behalf of Save Leyton Marsh group, the councillors were guided to accept … Continue reading

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