Save the 250 & 251 – Epping Forest rally for buses and public transport

On Monday 3rd July I organised a small lunchtime rally for the Epping Forest Transport Action Group, in support of buses and public transport in Epping Forest. The rally was partly to build support for the campaign to save the 250 and 251 bus routes and also to launch Catch the Bus Week. The Campaign for Better Transport came along

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Email to Eleanor Laing re. Epping Forest deer hunting

Dear Eleanor Laing, As you may be aware the City of London Open Spaces Committee has awarded a contract to the Capreolus Club, a private club for blood sports enthusiasts, to hunt deer in Epping Forest. I don’t feel that this contract is appropriate for several reasons, including:

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Infrastructure first! The Local Plan and Waltham Abbey

The Local (District) and Neighbourhood (Town) plans are both open for consultation and participation. 800 new homes are proposed for several sites in Waltham Abbey, including: 44 on the site of our Fire Station 53 on the Waltham Abbey Community Centre 463 on the Lee Valley Nursery 132 by Parklands.

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Waltham Abbey Town Council rejects Crown Hill Garden Centre development

Epping Forest Green Party has welcomed Waltham Abbey Town Council’s Planning Committee decision to reject a proposal for a 21 home development on the Crown Hill Garden Centre.

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Response to the Epping Forest Bill consultation

These are my responses to the City of London’s (CoL) consultation on the Open Spaces Draft Various Powers Bill, which could lead to charging for car parking, charges for dog walkers and excercise classes, even charging for cyclists. There are some very reasonable proposals too, mostly around ratifying existing practice. If you haven’t already please sign the petition, set up

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