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17 Apr

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Leyton Orient – White Ribbon Pledge 

24 Nov

Leyton Orient White Ribbon Pledge The video contains messages from Leyton Orient First teams making a pledge to support the White Ribbon Campaign.


Stop motion Roger Ascham Primary School 

22 Sep

Stop motion Roger Ascham Primary School Stop motion video produced by pupils from Roger Ascham Primary School in Waltham Forest.


stop motion Edinburgh Primary School 

22 Sep

stop motion Edinburgh Primary School Stop motion video produced by pupils from Edinburgh Primary School in Waltham Forest.


Stop motion Woodside Primary School 

22 Sep

Stop motion Woodside Primary School Stop motion video produced by pupils from Woodside Primary School in Waltham Forest.


MVI 4211 

12 Sep

MVI 4211 A man penalised for illegally parking by having his car removed from the highway and placed onto a tow truck in Walthamstow decided to take matters into his own hands and hit the road with...


London Borough of Waltham Forest Fostering Video 

11 Jun

London Borough of Waltham Forest Fostering Video From: Waltham Forest Council Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 04:58 More in People Blogs...


London Borough of Waltham Forest Fostering Trailer 

11 Jun

London Borough of Waltham Forest Fostering Trailer From: Waltham Forest Council Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 00:56 More in People Blogs...


Lloyd Park Sharing Heritage 

21 Jan

Lloyd Park Sharing Heritage From: Waltham Forest Council Views: 4 0 ratings Time: 08:35 More in News Politics...


 

 

 

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London Assembly »

Low pay will leave 30,000 more working families in poverty by 2020, report finds 

28 Apr

– Mayor should name and shame FTSE 100 companies that don’t pay the London Living Wage – Over 160,000 Londoners are trapped in a cycle of low-pay work – 70 companies on the FTSE 100 currently do not pay the London Living ...


Rich City Poor Pay 

28 Apr

A new report is calling on the Mayor to help Londoners out of low-pay, and publish the names of the FTSE 100 companies in London that have not signed up to his London Living Wage program.


Cash for Access 

30 Mar

The report “Cash for Access: Expanding the availability of new cash machines” calls for fee-free cash machines to be included in all new major developments across London.


Londoners pay £18million a year in cash machine fees 

30 Mar

– Lack of access to ATM’s disproportionately affects low-income groups, the disabled, and the elderly – Free cash machines should be included in all new major developments Pay-to-use cash machines cost Londoners £18million a year...


London’s emergency services struggling to comply with Mayor’s earlier ULEZ deadline 

21 Mar

– Fire, ambulance and police services all say they will be affected by 2019 implementation – Met needs to replace 82 per cent of its fleet – all of its diesel vehicles – Fire brigade faced with paying daily charge on 52 non...


Metropolitan Line Extension £50million short of budget 

15 Mar

– Letter confirms project may stall if additional cash is not found – Mayor’s fares policy could be putting £284million project at risk Officials at Transport for London have confirmed the Metropolitan Line Extension is £50million...


Crossrail to launch on line that suffered 50,000 hours of passenger delays 

13 Mar

– TfL Rail will be used as the North-East part of the £15billion Crossrail project – New figures show TfL Rail suffered 3 million minutes of passenger delays in 6 months, equivalent to 5.7 years – Causes of delays included...


Struck Out 2 

27 Feb

Strike action should be banned and judges should be given powers to rule on industrial disputes to keep Londoners out of the firing line.


Ban strikes and let independent judges rule on industrial disputes, says new report 

27 Feb

– Assembly Member Keith Prince wants introduction of ‘binding pendulum arbitration’ – System would mean independent ruling on disputes without costly walkouts – Report shows tube and Southern strikes would have been avoided...


Paws for Support 

22 Feb

The Mayor of London could support some of the capital’s 5,360 armed forces veterans suffering from PTSD by providing loans for life-changing therapeutic dogs.


Armed forces veterans suffering PTSD need Mayor’s help to access life-changing assistance dogs 

22 Feb

– New report calls on Sadiq Khan to help some of the capital’s 5,360 affected veterans – Loan-scheme could ease access to highly-trained dogs – Canines act as effective alternatives to long-term drug therapies The Mayor of...


Sadiq Khan on track for worst strikes record of any London Mayor 

22 Feb

– Latest walkout means Mayor’s projected yearly average eclipses Boris’s and Ken’s – On course to average 5.05 strikes per year – Record set to get even worse with threat of Night Tube strikes Sadiq Khan is on track for the...


Tower Hamlets election fraud: Met suffered from ‘Rotherham Syndrome’ in failure to investigate 

10 Feb

– Police feared community reaction, says Assembly Member Tony Arbour – Says Met has ‘serious questions to answer’ – Calls for Mayor to launch full investigation An apparent reluctance by the Metropolitan Police to properly...


TfL fares income down £90M due to fewer passenger journeys 

8 Feb

Transport for London has revealed its fares income is down £90million in the year-to-date, raising serious questions about the Mayor’s ability to balance the books.


Nominee passes now costing TfL over £33million a year 

2 Feb

– Travel perk grants free travelcards for flatmates of TfL staff – Mayor urged to give firefighters free travel instead at a fraction of the cost A perk that grants free travel to the flatmates of TfL staff now costs London taxpayers...


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FixMyStreet »

Untaxed Abandoned Vehicle – been here for 4 weeks, 20th May 

20 May

This is a common place for cars to be abandoned.


A large number of items dumped, 17th May 

17 May

Many items have been dumped on Barclay Road near Beulah Path including large empty pots of paints, pieces of furniture and numerous other items.


Fly tipping, 16th May 

16 May

Please remove.


Dumping rubbish on street, 16th May 

16 May

People are dumping furniture and rubbish next to garages on entry to Tudor Court.


Littering and cigarette butts!, 16th May 

16 May

Smokers are smoking and throwing their butts, fag packets and drink cans on the pathway and grass outside my flat door.


Rubbish accumulating on passageway by station, 14th May 

14 May

This looks to be a regular flytipping spot; could the council check it on a regular basis.


Rats infesting rubbish behind Caffe Nero, 13th May 

13 May

Rubbish everywhere including dirty nappies.


Sofa dumped in street, 11th May 

11 May

Someone has dumped a sofa next to the telephone box at the junction of Clare Rd and James Lane.


Telephone junction box, 10th May 

10 May

The picture speaks for itself.


Fridge freezer dumped, 9th May 

9 May

Fridge freezer dumped on Hawkridge rd nr junction with Bulmer rd and blocking pavement Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 16 Bulwer Road, E11 Report on FixMyStreet...


Mattress on street, 8th May 

8 May

Mattress Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 294 High Road Leytonstone, E11 Report on FixMyStreet...


Flytipping, 8th May 

8 May

The same usual disgusting flytipping!!!! Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 260 Murchison Road, E10 Report on FixMyStreet...


The black outer casing of the rubbish bin is missing., 8th May 

8 May

The black outer casing of the rubbish bin has been removed leaving an open tin bin, which is causing the foxes to drag all the rubbish out.


The new cycle lane in Gainsborough Road, whilst displaying a bicycle stencil & having 10 ‘bolsters’ to prevent vehicles straying into the cycle lane, on a green light feeds cyclists going straight ahead directly into the path of vehicles turning left into the approach road to Tesco’s store, creating a potentially fatal situation. Could a left-turn filter light have been installed here at very little extra cost compared to the tens of thousands spent protecting cyclists with their own dedicated lanes ?, 7th May 

7 May

Lack of fail-safe peripherals producing a potential accident black-spot.


Two plots at junction of Kings Road, Kingswood Road & Gainsborough Road E11; both turfed &then one had 4 foot deep hole dug in it some weeks ago which still remains with plastic safety-barriers lying in it, creating an eyesore., 7th May 

7 May

Assuming the hole was dug for a utility company to access a pipe or cable - If the work HAS been completed, please get company concerned to re-fill the hole make good the turf soonest.


More FixMyStreet


Freedom of Information »

Traffic Fines for turning right at Leytonstone McDonalds 

22 May

Response by Waltham Forest Borough Council to Jamie Cook on 22 May 2017 .


SEN children transitioning from primary to secondary school in 2017 

22 May

Response by Waltham Forest Borough Council to Christina Savage on 22 May 2017 .


Council Tax summons – Encompassing unlawful expenditure 

22 May

Response by Waltham Forest Borough Council to kasturba Lalbhai on 22 May 2017 .


PFI PPP Safety Audit 

22 May

Response by Waltham Forest Borough Council to Megan Ingles on 22 May 2017 .


SEN children transitioning from primary to secondary school in 2017 

20 May

Response by Waltham Forest Borough Council to Christina Savage on 20 May 2017 .


Council Tax summons – Encompassing unlawful expenditure 

19 May

Response by Waltham Forest Borough Council to kasturba Lalbhai on 19 May 2017 .


PFI PPP Safety Audit 

19 May

Response by Waltham Forest Borough Council to Megan Ingles on 19 May 2017 .


Council DoLS Service Provision. 

19 May

Response by Waltham Forest Borough Council to A.


Fly Tipping Enforcement in London Borough of Waltham Forest 

18 May

Response by Waltham Forest Borough Council to Naheem Iqbal on 18 May 2017 .


Freedom of Information request – Bonus/Competency allowance for Kingdom Staff – litter/environment enforcement 

18 May

Response by Waltham Forest Borough Council to O.


Freedom of Information request – Bonus/Competency allowance for Kingdom Staff – litter/environment enforcement 

18 May

Response by Waltham Forest Borough Council to O.


Building regulations enforcement S36 notices issued. 

17 May

Response by Waltham Forest Borough Council to Adam A on 17 May 2017 .


The council tax banding for four and above semi detached houses in the road. Faversham avenue e46dt 

17 May

Response by Waltham Forest Borough Council to Mrs Susan wilson on 17 May 2017 .


Fly Tipping Enforcement in London Borough of Waltham Forest 

17 May

Follow up sent to Waltham Forest Borough Council by Naheem Iqbal on 17 May 2017 .


Use of Agency Social Workers 

16 May

Response by Waltham Forest Borough Council to Rob Parker on 16 May 2017 .


More Freedom of Information


Parliament »

Welfare Reform and Work Bill | Commons debates 

20 Jul

Even with the changes to universal credit, the taper remains exactly where it was, so every hour in work will mean better pay.


Welfare Reform and Work Bill | Commons debates 

20 Jul

Even with the changes to universal credit, the taper remains exactly where it was, so every hour in work will mean better pay.


Welfare Reform and Work Bill | Commons debates 

20 Jul

Even with the changes to universal credit, the taper remains exactly where it was, so every hour in work will mean better pay.


Counter-ISIL Coalition Strategy | Oral Answers to Questions – Education | Commons debates 

20 Jul

Let us be clear: the Secretary of State is here today not because he is a big fan of parliamentary accountability, but because he knew that there would be an urgent question and he did not want to look as though he had been dragged kicking...


Counter-ISIL Coalition Strategy | Oral Answers to Questions – Education | Commons debates 

20 Jul

Let us be clear: the Secretary of State is here today not because he is a big fan of parliamentary accountability, but because he knew that there would be an urgent question and he did not want to look as though he had been dragged kicking...


Counter-ISIL Coalition Strategy | Oral Answers to Questions – Education | Commons debates 

20 Jul

Let us be clear: the Secretary of State is here today not because he is a big fan of parliamentary accountability, but because he knew that there would be an urgent question and he did not want to look as though he had been dragged kicking...


Topical Questions | Oral Answers to Questions – Education | Commons debates 

20 Jul

I was here...


Topical Questions | Oral Answers to Questions – Education | Commons debates 

20 Jul

I was here...


Topical Questions | Oral Answers to Questions – Education | Commons debates 

20 Jul

I was here...


[Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] – Rent-to-own Sector | Westminster Hall debates 

14 Jul

One thing that we see with such companies is that they move the goalposts with consumers.


Ways and Means – Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation – Amendment of the Law | Bills Presented | Commons debates 

9 Jul

I will make sure that the hon.


Child Poverty | Oral Answers to Questions – Prime Minister | Commons debates 

1 Jul

I wonder whether the hon.


Child Poverty | Oral Answers to Questions – Prime Minister | Commons debates 

1 Jul

I wonder whether the hon.


Business Support | Oral Answers to Questions – Business, Innovation and Skills | Commons debates 

30 Jun

Like me, the Minister will no doubt be concerned that only one in five of those new start-up businesses is led by women.


Right-to-Buy Scheme | Oral Answers to Questions – Communities and Local Government | Commons debates 

29 Jun

Does the Secretary of State expect the replacement of housing association homes that are sold off to be the same as, above or below the rate for council homes previously sold off...


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LocalGov blogs »
  • GE17 Looking for new ideas on localism? Don’t look in party manifestos then
    22 May 17
    Janet Sillett laments the lack of vision for local government in any of the manifestos published last week.
  • 'The police service is living hand to mouth' | Anonymous police officer
    20 May 17
    My town had 18 officers on the beat 10 years ago. Now there are four. The service we provide is woefully inadequate – but not for the want of trying I’ve already been at work for 10 hours and should have been home by now, but I am only five…
  • How to measure success in the world of megaprojects | Jane Dudman
    19 May 17
    Crossrail, HS2, Hinkley Point C and other billion-pound projects may be controversial, but experts say they can be easier to get past politicians Crossrail, HS2, Hinkley Point C nuclear power station: three massive infrastructure projects,…
  • What does the Conservative Manifesto mean for Councils?
    18 May 17
    Manifestos are always launched with a certain amount of excitement, but none more so than the Conservative Manifesto this morning. While the Lib Dem’s manifesto explicitly positioned them as the party of opposition, the Tory manifesto would…
  • Tory manifesto praise for public servants will fade | David Walker
    18 May 17
    Conservatives saying the state is super? Public managers should remember this moment when the real cuts bite After years of drought, the words fall like precious drops of water. No mention of public servants putting “scars on his back”, as…
  • GE17 lite #1
    18 May 17
    Not long now! Over the next three weeks we are going to do the occasional roundup on the blog of what’s going on in election world with links to more indepth coverage in our members’ only policy briefings and other LGiU material.
  • What does the Liberal Democrats Manifesto mean for Councils?
    17 May 17
    Reading the Labour manifesto was a bit like watching a magician determined to show you every trick they have ever learned as quickly as possible moving from disappearing an elephant to finding a coin behind your ear and back again. The ambition…
  • What does the Labour Manifesto mean for Councils?
    17 May 17
    I was planning for this to be a blog about the implications of Labour’s freshly leaked manifesto for local government. As it turns out this is a very difficult thing to do. Labour’s plans – were they enacted – would amount to such an ambitious…
  • Business as usual spells trouble on trade
    16 May 17
    The UK will only reap the benefits of taking back control of trade policy if government radically changes the way it operates.  Published today by the Institute for Government (IfG), Taking Back Control of Trade Policy says that despite the…
  • Viewpoint: Run together
    16 May 17
    Carol Grant finds lessons in the Parkrun story about the value of investing time and effort into collaborative relationships and the success that can be achieved when different partners focus on working well together.



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