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Goodbye T46

On Hackney Marsh the poplars stand forlorn – The dingy old pavilion built of bricks Dilapidated – pot-holed carpark.  Mourn With us!  They’ve come to fell T Forty-six, A blameless poplar standing in the way Of progress, victim of the … Continue reading

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Ive Farm: Proposed Enclosure, Artifice and Cars

Waltham Forest Council has submitted an application to itself for the redevelopment of Ive Farm sports ground. You can take part in the consultations this week and comment on the applications: Planning permission is sought to convert Ive Farm into … Continue reading

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New Lee Valley Leisure Trust Takes No Responsibility for Protecting Land

letter-to-vibrant-partnerships-reply-redacted-1 As you can see from this letter to a local resident and member of SLM regarding the car wash, the Trust which has taken over the commercial ventures of the Lee Valley Regional Park takes no responsibility whatsoever for … Continue reading

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Hackney Council Approve Their Own Plans

As expected, Hackney Council voted to approve their own application for two car parks and a pavilion building on Hackney Marshes at tonight’s planning committee meeting. Cllr McShane’s view that the ‘primary purpose’ of the marshes is for it to be … Continue reading

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Commercial Predation of Hackney Marshes spelled out 15m high

As Hackney Council goes through the bureaucratic charade of giving itself planning permission for another extravagant building to spoil the Hackney Marsh landscape, it has spelled out loud and clear its commercial agenda and disregard for Metropolitan Open Land at … Continue reading

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Edible Plant of the Day

After the success of our Edible Plant Identification walk on Sunday 1st June, we thought we would share with you some of the highlights of what we found and some tips for recipes. Remember that it’s crucial with any foraging … Continue reading

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Our Objection to LVRPA’s Proposed New Moorings Path on Site of Importance for Nature Conservation on Leyton Marsh

Dear Shaun Dawson Leyton Marsh riverbank moorings. We are writing to protest at the Authority’s damage to the Site of Metropolitan Importance for Nature Conservation and the threat to public access on the riverside adjacent to Leyton Marsh, in connection … Continue reading

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