Category: Community

  • Memorial Park

    Soon after I was elected in 2018 a group of residents contacted me about the state of the park. The previous Larkswood Team had already arranged for a ZipWire to be installed, the pond to be cleaned and for flowers to be replanted at the entrance with the help of The South Chingford Gardening Group. …

  • Stay Safe

    Your area might not be part of the Neighbourhood Watch Scheme, however you can still take steps in your own home to stay safe. Here is are a few tips from the Neighbourhood Watch Members’ Guide.

  • London Fashion Week Comes to Chingford

    Well sort of!…. On 22 September 2018, I am organising a community fashion show in Chingford to raise the profile of the high street and its retailers . I believe the high street is the beating heart of any successful community. Good high streets provide jobs for local people as well as a safe place to…

  • Save Wood Street Library

    Having called in the the recent decision made by Waltham Forest Cabinet on 17 July 2018  we attended an emergency scrutiny meeting last night.   It was felt that the figures the decision was based upon was highly flawed as pointed out by my colleague Cllr John Moss, however when questioned the Leader of the Council, Cllr Claire…

  • Petition to Upgrade Tennis Courts – Memorial Park, E4

    ***Petition*** Do you live in Waltham Forest?  We need your help*** I have launched a petition to the upgrade the tennis courts in Memorial Park in South Chingford, E4. It’s a fantastic park and we need support to improve the facilities. Some of the courts have small trees and brambles growing out of them. But with…

  • Now Open – Bids for Ward Funding

    2018/19 Waltham Forest Community Ward Funding Every ward in the borough has an annual allocation of £10,000 to spend on local projects. This grant is for local improvement projects or initiatives that meet the Council’s priority to help all of our residents enjoy a good quality of life. If you have any further questions please…

  • Armed Forces Day

    I was privileged to join the parade on Armed Forces Day last Saturday with my colleagues. My hat goes off to all the men and women who risk their lives to protect our country, you have my full admiration. Something which resonated with me in a good way was the amount of young people in the various…

  • Dog Poo

    Dog Poo is a reoccurring issue for residents generally. This resident’s post via facebook says it all really I am pleased to report the following response from the Council after some chasing! All in all a good response, not only will the Council put down the Stencils, they will also regularly patrol and enforce the…

  • Eventful Day as a Councillor

    My colleagues from Endlebury and I were invited to the opening of the Greene Man Pub yesterday, following on from its refurbishment. I must say it is a massive change from the dark colours and musty scent associated with the place previously. Now bright and airy, the staff are incredibly friendly and the food tastes really fresh.…

  • Have Your Say… Parking Consultation

    Parking Consultation ***Have your Say*** Please note I questioned the double yellow lines on Inks Green. The Officer has advised me that the double yellow lines have been proposed as a result of the refuse trucks getting stuck. Please email your comments to highways.admin@walthamforest.gov.uk parking.services@walthamforest.gov.uk Please copy us in so we can ensure your collective…