Post Tagged with: "Leyton"

18Feb
2011

E17′s favourite curry – results published!

A few weeks ago we asked E17ers to tell us what their favourite takeaway curry in Walthamstow was. We were swamped with responses! The results are published in our new “Favourites” section, which is here. Thanks to everyone who responsed! We hope that it inspires you to try somewhere new and maybe even find a new favourite. We’ll be doing something similar later in the year, so keep checking the blog and keep it E17! In the meantime, read the […]

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15Feb
2011

Protest march being held this Saturday

The Waltham Forest Anti-Cuts Union are holding a protest march and demonstration in Walthamstow this Saturday, 19 February. The demonstration is to protest against cuts to jobs and services in Waltham Forest, and is supported by local Trade Unions. The march begins in Abbots Park, Leyton at 12pm and marches to Walthamstow Town Centre, ending at around 3pm. Full details can be found on the Facebook page here.

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7Feb
2011

A Scumbags Valentine

This Friday night, the Hornbeam cafe is ready to wine and dine you, and introduce you to The Scumbags as well! The vegetarian cafe on Hoe Street, near Bakers Arms, is holding a special Valentine music evening this Friday, 11 February. They have got an open mic session, DJ Robbie playing “happy disco” and a band called The Scumbags. I must admit, I know very little about The Scumbags. I think they are a four piece folk rock band from […]

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18Dec
2010

Love the ‘Stow?

We know there’s a lot of you out there who figuratively (or literally) kiss the badge when it comes to Walthamstow. It’s awesome, right? So, Waltham Forest council are running the “Love Your Borough 2011″ Awards. There are a range of categories, including an Arts Award. There’s even a Best Kept Front Garden award for all you gnome-totin’ guys and gals out there. We’ve seen our share of dodgy front gardens but there’s some beauties too (all you Village kids, […]

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16Dec
2010

Last weekend before Christmas at Leyton Farm

Brooks Farm in Leyton is closing for Christmas on Thursday 23rd December and will re-open in the new year. This weekend is the last chance to go down and wish the goats and pigs merry christmas. The farm is based inside Skeltons Lane Park in Leyton. It’s a real gem and is well worth a visit. If you need a winter warmer after your visit, head to the King William IV opposite Tesco in Leyton for a few pints of […]

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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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