Monthly Archives: July 2013

Nature uncut – please!

A month after the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority inflicted their misguided June mowings on the Walthamstow Marshes SSSI, the annual evidence of the damaging effect on flora and wildlife is stark. On the luxuriant unmown areas that escaped the … Continue reading

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This is Metropolitan OPEN land

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Let’s ‘Give Nature a Home’ on Our Marshes

Recently the RSPB and other wildlife organisations teamed up to investigate how under threat our birds, wildlife and ecosystems are in the UK today. The shocking results were published in a seminal State of Nature report which reveals that in the last … Continue reading

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Please Have Your Say on Hackney Marshes ‘Improvements’

The Hackney Council ‘Hackney Marshes Improvement Survey’ is online. It closes on 9th July so please fill it in as soon as you can. When filling in the survey, please do not say you travel to the marshes by car … Continue reading

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Waltham Forest Council Vote to Let LVRPA Destroy More Marshes In Commercial Ventures

Just last week an article in The Daily Mail covered the story of how one small business in Walthamstow was taken to court for giving away a cardboard box, at the cost of £15,000 to local taxpayers. Electrosigns in Walthamstow … Continue reading

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Waltham Forest Council Officers Recommend Approval for LVRPA’s Campsite & Stables Plans

The Lee Valley Regional Park Authority have submitted two planning applications to the borough of Waltham Forest which are to be decided on at Tuesday evening’s WF Planning Committee meeting. This really is a last ditch attempt to save Leyton … Continue reading

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