Greens call for rethink on Waltham Holy Cross academisation

Plans to force Waltham Holy Cross primary school to turn into an academy have been slammed by the local Green Party. Dave Plummer, the Green Party’s candidate for Paternoster ward in May’s local elections, said, ‘Academy schools are just privatisation of our education system under a different name and, in the case of Waltham Holy Cross, appears to be being

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Campaigners win car parking concessions in Lee Valley

Back in January I was approached by a local resident who had raised concerns about the impact on disabled people of new car parking charges at Abbey Gardens and Gunpowder Park. I wrote to Alex Ferris of the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority who said he’d look into it.

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Improving access to Waltham Abbey’s recycling and waste centre

UPDATE 10/02/2018 A quick update on this. Cllr Breare-Hall has agreed to discuss this with Essex County Council. As he says, “The waste and recycling centre in Waltham Abbey is run by Essex County Council (ECC) so I’m afraid Epping Forest District Council (EFDC) is not in a position to implement the scheme you propose. As such, you may wish

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Waltham Abbey Greens Video Update – January 2018

Issues covered include: 250/251 campaign Blocked cycle lanes Parking for disabled people in Waltham Abbey Social housing Jessel Green Links: Save Jessel Green petition: http://efgp.org.uk/sjgpetition Waltham Abbey Greens newsletter: http://efgp.org.uk/walthamabbeygreennews EFTAG meeting: http://efgp.org.uk/eftagfeb18    

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