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Amended Lea Valley Eastside Vision waved through by Cabinet

The Cabinet at the London Borough of Waltham Forest have waved through the amended Lea Valley Eastside Vision. Although there are some things to celebrate about the amended plan, there are still serious problems with it. Waltham Forest should be … Continue reading

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Proof that the LVRPA have long planned to sell off land to fund the new ice rink

We suspected the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority (LVRPA) was lying when Shaun Dawson, the Chief Executive, and Paul Osborne, the Chairman, told us, on 19 January 2017, that there has been no decision to sell of the land around … Continue reading

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LVRPA Officially Respond to ‘Eastside Vision’: Conceding Little Ground on Waterworks Plans

The day after we handed in our large petition to Waltham Forest Council, we received a copy of the official letter that has been written by Shaun Dawson, Chief Executive of the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority, to the council … Continue reading

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Leyton Marsh Is Their No.1 Choice: But Do The Numbers Add Up?

Scoring the Sites  It is important not to be taken in by the “scoring matrix” that the LVRPA has used to assess the relative merits of the four alternative sites for the new Ice Centre.  The fact that it is … Continue reading

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This is Metropolitan OPEN land

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SLM Call on LVRPA to Establish London’s First Organic Golf Course at the Waterworks

SLM are calling upon the Lea Valley Regional Park Authority to turn Waterworks site (adjacent to Hackney Marshes in Leyton) into organic golf course, rather than the private campsite they have planned. The alternative wildlife-friendly plan is supported by a … Continue reading

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Camp at the WaterWorks Centre, London

For nature You’ll spend time with Giant Hogweed, Heracleum mantegazzianum, which can cause blisters, long-lasting scars and blindness. A perfect souvenir from your visit to the Lower Lea Valley.   Be alert for drifting clouds of RoundUp®, which is liberally … Continue reading

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