- Members of the public are going behind-the-scenes of a historic Grade II listed venue that closed its door in 2003 ahead of £17m restoration
- Waltham Forest Council and Soho Theatre have teamed up to secure the future of the former EMD cinema (previously Granada Walthamstow) which will operate a new local theatre with a national profile as part of the legacy of Waltham Forest’s year as the first London Borough of Culture
More than 1,200 residents poured in to the new Cheney Row Park, Higham Hill, Walthamstow, on Saturday 18 May 2019 to celebrate it opening for the first time with a Family Fun Day.
The new park, on what was formerly an unloved open space which attracted dog fouling, fly-tipping and anti-social behaviour has seen £1.2 million invested in it and was paid from contributions made by nearby developments.
The design of the new park includes something for residents of all ages, including:
- Year-long season of unique guided experiences designed to encourage residents and visitors to explore Waltham Forest through new eyes
- Events include walking tours with psychogeographer John Rogers, culinary tours in each of the borough’s distinct neighbourhoods and an immersive meditative audio tour
- Also announced today are tours of the former EMD Cinema in Walthamstow
There has been a strong, collective drive to improve the education, health and care outcomes children and young people with special educational needs and / or disabilities achieve
Planning Committee approve applucation for 91 new homes in the heart of Walthamstow
On Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 July 2019, Walthamstow Garden Party returns to Lloyd Park for a sixth year running - a global festival made locally, celebrating and powered by the incredible creativity of Waltham Forest, the Mayor’s first ever London Borough of Culture.
The Leader of the Council Clare Coghill has made a statement on an incident in Leytonstone where one man died and another was injured after a car was deliberately driven into them.
Waltham Forest Council’s Violence Reduction Partnership will bring together agencies including the police, education, health, charities and the voluntary sector to do more to tackle violence in the borough.
We can still make a difference and tackle climate change if we take action now.
We are very sorry for any confusion caused this morning with regard to emails received about the European Parliament Elections due to be held on Thursday 23 May.