Why I dislike elections

Over the last few days I’ve been around Waltham Abbey South West putting election literature through letter boxes. I’ve not been around the whole ward yet – sore feet, non-party political campaigning and earning a living all limit the available time – but you should all have had a leaflet through your door by midweek. The thing is, I’m delivering

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Royal Gunpowder Mills update

UPDATE 12/04/2016: The Planning Officer’s Report recommends that permission is granted for the application. Thanks to Alan for the info (in the comments below.) The report is on pages 31-74 of the agenda for 20th April here: http://efgp.org.uk/rgmplanningofficerreportapril2016 The campaign to save the Royal Gunpowder Mills will have to look at the report and decide where to go next but, in

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Making the most of Waltham Abbey’s town centre.

At the beginning of January, following a discussion in a Waltham Abbey Facebook group, I emailed Waltham Abbey Town Council asking if they’d consider holding a public meeting around how we can make the best of Sun Street, support local traders and whether or not we should invite large retail chains into the street. I’ve not had a full reply

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Waltham Abbey Greens’ statement on Knolly’s Nursery

Knolly’s Nursery A full council meeting on 23rd November voted to approve the planning application for Knolly’s Nursery (EPF/1162/15). For: 24 Against: 11 Abstentions: 3

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News from Waltham Abbey Greens – issues raised at our Street Surgeries

Now that all of that election malarkey is a month behind us we can get on with trying to make a difference in Waltham Abbey. Things are going to be difficult – the Coalition government imposed massive cuts on local authority funding and the Conservative government is very unlikely to be any better. On top of that we’ve a district

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