Tag Archives: Epping Forest

Waltham Abbey Greens Video Update – November 2017

News for November, including:

  • 250 and 251 evening bus service legal action
  • the Honey Lane pedestrian crossing,
  • deer rutting season
  • cats
  • a new market stall
  • fly tipping
  • a couple of local Green Party things.

Waltham Abbey Greens video update – October 2017

A bit longer than intended but there was a lot to fit in.

Topics include:

  • Buses – the 13/13A and 250/251
  • Litter
  • Planning power grab on the District Council
  • Waltham Abbey Town Centre
  • Local Green Party events

Buses – concerns raised about the 13 serving Epping St Johns

A lot of concerns have been raised about the 13 bus, which has replaced the 213 and services Epping St John’s school, particularly around fares and the timetable.

I’ve been looking into this on behalf of the Epping Forest Transport Action Group (EFTAG) and have popped a couple of FAQ answers and a survey up on their site: http://eftag.org.uk/13faq Continue reading Buses – concerns raised about the 13 serving Epping St Johns

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 to talk about the latter and their wider campaigning work. Continue reading Save the 250 & 251 – Epping Forest rally for buses and public transport

Email to Eleanor Laing re. Epping Forest deer hunting

A young stag in a forestDear 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: Continue reading Email to Eleanor Laing re. Epping Forest deer hunting