Post Tagged with: "Council"

29Dec
2010

Looking ahead to 2011 in the ‘Stow

As it’s nearly New Year’s Eve, we thought we would look ahead to what 2011 might hold for Walthamstow. Politics 2010 saw both a local and general election in Walthamstow. Political representation will remain relatively unchanged in 2011 unless there is an unexpected general election, or local by-elections for individual council seats. The most significant political development in 2011 is likely to be the impact of Waltham Forest council budget cuts. The 2011/12 budget will be finalised in February and […]

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16Dec
2010

Lead on, youth

Waltham Forest Young Leaders is a programme for people aged 16-24 who live in the borough. The blurb says it gives a chance to get involved in local community projects and teaches leadership, presentation and communication skills. Sounds like a good opportunity to pick up some skills and do something creative in your local community. Can’t be bad, can it? Hilary Harvey is the person to talk to about it, email or ring 07970 342 329.

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13Dec
2010

Waltham Forest council funding cut by 5.22%

Today Eric Pickles, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, announced this year’s local government finance settlement. This sets out the budget that local councils have to spend. According to the Local Government Information Unit blog, the Waltham Forest council budget has been cut by 5.22%. This equates to a cut of £13.4 million. Waltham Forest council recently consulted people in the borough about what services could be cut. No details are available about where the 5.22% savings will […]

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13Dec
2010

Plans to develop Walthamstow Central published

Major development plans for Walthamstow Central station have been published by Solum Regeneration. The new plans are a reworking of previously published ideas. The development represents a significant change to the station and the area around it. Plans include 69 new homes, a hotel, a new station square and a pedestrian link to Queen’s Road Station. Full details of the plans can be found on Solum’s website. Walthamstow Central is the part of E17 where a lot of visitors to […]

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29Nov
2010

Consultation on Waltham Forest council spending closing soon

Consultation on Waltham Forest council spending closing soon Got a view on council spending? The consultation closes this Friday, 3 December. Click above to have your say.

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