Monthly Archives: May 2013

Victory! Hackney Council decides against applying for PINS consent to host major events on our marshes! 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

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Stop the Attack on MOL! Make Your Objections to LVRPA’s plans for our marshes!

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

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Response from the LVRPA to Questions by SLM

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

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Spot the Difference on Leyton Marsh

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

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Beating of the Bounds: Photos

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SLM Film Screenings and Info Night 20th May

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.

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Hackney Council’s FOI silence over Radio One Weekend

Hackney Council has failed to respond to a request for details of the full costs to the borough of hosting the Radio One Hackney Weekend last June – and the matter is now being pursued by the Information Commissioner’s Office. … Continue reading

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Waltham Forest Council To Demolish Nearly New Pedestrian Bridge to Make Park ‘More Visible’

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

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