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More news from TfL on Charlie Brown’s

by gwynethdeakins on 9 January, 2017

Lib Dems continue to keep up the pressure on TfL to carry out the long-promised installation of pedestrian crossings at Charlie Brown’s Roundabout. GLA Member Caroline Pidgeon has tabled a Question to the Mayor of London and recently received the answer below.  It reveals that there is to be a public consultation on a proposed […]

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Green Flag again for Elmhurst Gardens

by gwynethdeakins on 21 July, 2016

We heard the good news today that Elmhurst Gardens has again been awarded a Green Flag for its quality of maintenance and security.  This is thanks to the hard work of Bill the park keeper and the Friends of Elmhurst Gardens. Unfortunately at the moment the litter bins in the park are full to overflowing, […]

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Fun Day at Elmhurst Gardens

by gwynethdeakins on 19 June, 2015

On Saturday 18 July the Friends of Elmhurst Gardens are holding their annual Fun Day.  Attractions will include a bouncy castle, stalls, refreshments, Chingford Morris Men, Woodbridge School Choir, children’s fancy dress, face and nail painting, dog with waggiest tail competition and visits from Woodford Green fire engine and crew, the community police and St […]

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Redbridge Action Day for E18 this week

by ianbond on 20 April, 2015

    The Council will be holding an “action day” (activity that now confusingly spreads over more than one day) this week in the parts of Roding ward with E18 postcodes, as well as in next door Church End ward. This will bring together a range of council enforcement officers to tackle local problems such as […]

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Councillors get footbridge clean-up

by gwynethdeakins on 9 February, 2014

Focus Team Councillors have got the Council to clean up the Pulteney Road/Marlborough Road footbridge over the Central Line.  In addition it is to be given a high pressure wash when weather conditions permit, as was recently done to the footbridge at Gordon Road/Churchfields. Cllr Gwyneth Deakins has made enquiries as to whether TfL or the […]

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The Roding on flood alert again

by ianbond on 30 January, 2014

The Environment Agency has put the Redbridge stretch of the Roding back on Flood Alert, following the recent rain.  An alert is the lowest of the three warning stages the EA issues when flooding is possible.  The EA comments today: Levels in the Lower River Roding are continuing to rise very slowly as a result […]

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Roding Flood Alert (now lifted)

by gwynethdeakins on 8 January, 2014

A Flood Alert was issued this morning (8 January) for the lower River Roding.  The Environment Agency has advised that at present it is unlikely to issue a more serious Flood Warning. The Flood Alert came with the following statement: “Flooding is possible for The Lower River Roding including Redbridge, Woodford, Wanstead, Ilford, East Ham […]

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Roding Flood Alert latest

by gwynethdeakins on 4 January, 2014

The latest news from the Council on the Flood Alert for the Lower River Roding is as follows: ‘The Flood Alert still remains in place. The gauge on the Roding (accessible to view via the internet on CCTV camera) is still hovering around the 1 metre mark, which is slightly lower than last night and […]

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Environment Agency – Roding Flood Alert

by ianbond on 27 December, 2013

The latest from the EA on the Flood Alert for the Roding (see story below): “Levels on the Lower River Roding continue to fall steadily to back within banks in many places, but we may see a slight rise in river levels as water moves down the catchment from the upper reaches of the River Roding. […]

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Flood Alert for the River Roding

by ianbond on 23 December, 2013

Sadly, just as last year in the run up to Christmas, the River Roding has once again been put on Flood Alert.  The Alert applies to the Upper, Middle and Lower river, the latter including Wanstead and Woodford.  The Environment Agency comments: Persistent and at times heavy rainfall will affect the area for the rest […]

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