Jamila Choudhury was given a three-month prison sentence, suspended for 12 months, and ordered to pay victims after shouting abuse at the Waltham Forest Pide march in July 2019.
Cllr Clare Coghill, Leader of Waltham Forest Council, said: “We fundamentally believe in free speech and the right to protest. Both are vital in a healthy democracy. However, residents and visitors to our town centre also have the fundamental right to use the town centre without being confronted with distressing images.
“We have received many complaints from members of the public about the display used by this group. We have responded proportionately having due regard to the right to protest and the safety and wellbeing of all our residents and visitors.”
This November Art Fund and the Mayor’s first ever London Borough of Culture in Waltham Forest present a new festival – Art Assembly - that will explore the ways in which art can have a positive impact on the lives of local communities.
The Leader of the Council Clare Coghill has made a statement in support of Stella Creasy MP after billboards appeared in Walthamstow.
Waltham Forest Council is committed to supporting residents and businesses as the UK prepares to leave the European Union.
It’s been another year of success for Waltham Forest gardeners and growers in the London in Bloom awards
Waltham Forest residents can look forward to a splash of colour next spring as the council gives away 100,000 bulbs for schools, residents, and neighbourhood groups to plant over the weekend of Friday 18 to Sunday 20 October – the Big Bulb Giveaway 2019.
The East London Credit Union (ELCU) has ceased operations as of Wednesday 11 September - savers, account holders, and loanees are protected by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme.
A Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) has been proposed to cover the whole of Chingford and the north of Waltham Forest, which will come into effect on Friday 1 November if agreed at Cabinet.