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The Effect of Temporary Events: The Lesson of Leyton Marsh!

These are all images taken on Tuesday 5th March 2013. Leyton Marsh, we were promised, would be returned to its ‘original condition’ in October 2012. These are all effects of a ‘temporary event’ one summer!

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Update from Meeting to Save Leyton Marsh!

Last night a large group of people attended our first Save Lea Marshes meeting to discuss the new threat to Leyton Marsh. As many people also gave apologies and wanted an update, here are the main issues arising from the … Continue reading

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LEYTON MARSH UNDER THREAT AGAIN!

We are asking everyone to urgently read and distribute the following information outlining a very real renewed threat to our marsh: Official Letter from LVRPA confirms development agenda A letter from Shaun Dawson sent from Chief Executive of the LVRPA … Continue reading

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Fabsternation expresses consternation at state of Leyton Marsh

Local Walthamstow MP Stella Creasy wrote to Gerry Murphy of the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) explaining the inadequate restoration of Leyton Marsh, which the ODA and LVRPA promised would be returned to its ‘original condition’ by 15th October 2012. This … Continue reading

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Assembly Member Jenny Jones Visits Leyton Marsh

Today Assembly member Jenny Jones visited Leyton Marsh to witness first hand the problems with the reinstatement of the area of marsh used for the construction of the Olympic basketball practice venue. Campaigners from the Save Leyton Marsh group joined … Continue reading

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A Celebration of Community on Leyton Marsh

Save Leyton Marsh group would like to thank everyone who attended and took part in our successful Marshroots Celebration yesterday afternoon and evening. A good crowd braved the cold and drizzle to take part in reclaiming the marsh for the … Continue reading

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Account of third reinstatement works meeting by Abi

Rain stopped play. Or, to be more accurate, a schedule that didn’t allow for rain meant that Porter’s Field Meadow on Leyton Marsh was not returned to us yesterday, 15 October 2012. In fact, when we visited on Friday 12 … Continue reading

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