Vote Dave Plummer for Waltham Abbey on 4th May

On 4th May you can vote for Waltham Abbey’s representative on Essex County Council.

With cuts to local services, public transport, care services, the Police, youth services and numerous other local issues we need people on the County Council who will represent the interests of Waltham Abbey’s residents, small businesses and our future.

This is NOT a general election – that’s coming on 8th June – and it’s not about Brexit. This is a local election for someone who knows and lives in the area and will work hard for you. Continue reading Vote Dave Plummer for Waltham Abbey on 4th May

Buses for people, not profit – scrap Clause 21 of the Bus Services Bill

167-Loughton-Station-cropAt the weekend we were back in Sun Street with our Saturday stall, discussing local issues but also collecting signatures for We Own It’s Clause 21 petition. Continue reading Buses for people, not profit – scrap Clause 21 of the Bus Services Bill

Royal Gunpowder Mills update

Dave Plummer at the Royal Gunpowder Mills site.The Royal Gunpowder Mills continues to be one of the most regularly raised issues on our Green Party stalls in Sun Street. However, there’s not been much information about the future of the site since the reprieve at the Epping Forest District Council meeting on 6th June. Continue reading Royal Gunpowder Mills update

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. Continue reading Waltham Abbey Town Council rejects Crown Hill Garden Centre development

Hillhouse Masterplan published

Epping Forest District Council has published the Hillhouse Masterplan, which details the proposed development on the Ninefields estate.

Many local residents have raised concerns about the proposed development when visiting our Sun Street stall.

We’ll review the plans and comment more fully in due course.

You can download the masterplan here (.pdf, 2.9mb): Hillhouse Masterplan
The Epping Forest District Council press statement is here: http://www.eppingforestdc.gov.uk/news/2016/07/hillhouse-masterplan-to-be-submitted/

Epping Forest Green Party in Waltham Abbey