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Walthamstow Garden Party returns for a sixth year as part of Waltham Forest London Borough of Culture 2019

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.

Statement from Clare Coghill, Leader of the Council, on the anniversary of the Amaan Shakoor murder

Cllr Clare Coghill, Leader of Waltham Forest Council, said: “One year ago today we received the tragic news that Amaan Shakoor, who was just 16 years old, was murdered in front of his friends in cold blood outside a leisure centre in Walthamstow. A family lost a son, a community lost a member, and a young person lost their life.