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The LVRPA has revealed its true colours at last…

Let’s tell them how we feel! By Abigail Woodman I appreciate there is a great deal going on at the moment, and that this is a time of great uncertainty for us all. But if you want to direct your … Continue reading

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Want to oppose the ice centre planning application? Here’s how.

  The Lee Valley Regional Park Authority (LVRPA) wants to replace the current ice centre on Lea Bridge Road with a building that is almost twice the size. If planning permission is granted, it means we will loose precious Metropolitan … Continue reading

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Campaigners reveal vision for wild swimming in Waltham Forest

Save Lea Marshes and CPRE London have joined forces to campaign to transform the historic filter beds on Lea Bridge Road, once used by Thames Water, into a place for wild swimming. Campaigner Harry Hewat said, I’ve always been shocked by how dislocated this landscape … Continue reading

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Help Make Lea Bridge Waterworks A Wild Haven!

After a really successful community meeting at the Waterworks on 16th September, we are delighted to announce our vision for the Lea Bridge Waterworks site (formerly the Thames Water Depot): a place protected from development and opened up to public … Continue reading

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Solidarity Statement with the Stansted 15

On the 28th of March 2017, 15 people took direct action at Stansted Airport. They peacefully ‘locked on’ around a charter plane to prevent the violent (in some cases unlawful) deportation of some 60 people to Nigeria and Ghana.    These … Continue reading

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NOT SHINING A LIGHT ON OUR WILDLIFE

While no-one is suggesting a city such as London should be without the necessary light required for access and safety, the amount of unnecessary light is increasing and this is a serious issue for our wildlife. Guidance on artificial lighting from the Bat Conservation Trust is intended to raise awareness … Continue reading

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Thames Water Site – School Plans Progress to Planning

After 18 months of tinkering and shenanigans, it now seems likely that the extraordinary plans to build the “Athena  Primary Academy” and “Barclay Secondary Free School” on the Thames Water site, Lea Bridge Road, will soon go before Waltham Forest … Continue reading

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