Tag Archives: Campaigning

Save Leyton Marsh 1 Year On!

Save Leyton Marsh Campaign: Reflections One Year On This video documents reflections on the Save Leyton Marsh campaign one year on. Campaigners describe the journey that the campaign took them on, working with Occupy, being challenged in the High Courts … Continue reading

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Request for Positive Legacy from the ODA

Dear Richard Arnold and Mark Sorrell,   I am writing on behalf of Save Leyton Marsh group. We would like to repeat the request we have made at several meetings with the ODA that your organisation ensures positive legacy benefits … Continue reading

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In the Name of the Future, Rio is Destroying its Past

In the Name of the Future, Rio is Destroying its Past [Please share article http://bit.ly/OpEdProvidencia & accompanying video Providência: 115 Years of Struggle, widely, and tweet after 2pm EST today #remoçãonão #rio2016 as part of Tweetfest taking place as Rio’s … Continue reading

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Some reports from the anti-Olympic torch relay

On Friday 27th July, the Vancouver Poverty torch was carried around Hackney in an anti-Olympic torch relay. Save Leyton marsh took part in the relay and welcomed the torch and runners to Leyton Marsh with food and festivities. Reports from … Continue reading

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Defend Our Right to Protest public meeting: Report

Defend our Right to Protest: The Olympics and Beyond Tuesday Harmony Hall, Walthamstow 7-9:30pm. About 85 people attended. We watched abut 15 minutes of Ophelia Coutures film about the marsh “Beginning”. The introduction by the chair was a brief history … Continue reading

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Press Release from Counter Olympic Network

From: counterolympicsnetwork.wordpress.com/2012/06/24/press-release-from-counter-olympics-network/ Press Release from Counter Olympics Network   COUNTER OLYMPICS NETWORK – 24 June 2012 – for immediate release WHOSE GAMES? WHOSE CITY? CRITICS OF LONDON OLYMPICS ANNOUNCE LARGE SCALE EVENT TO COINCIDE WITH FIRST SATURDAY OF GAMES The … Continue reading

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NOISE Demonstration Outside Waltham Forest Town Hall to Protest Extended Working Hours

Today we held a noise demonstration outside Waltham Forest Town Hall. As well as granting permission for the basketball facility on Leyton Marsh, WF Council are also responsible for deciding on subsequent planning applications relating to Leyton Marsh, inlcuding the … Continue reading

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