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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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The Council is currently consulting residents on some changes being proposed for Woodford Green and South Woodford libraries. For Woodford Green, the proposal is to sell the current building (which is in a poor state) and move the library into the Hawkey Hall, (in Broomhill Road near the Fire Station).  This will unlock funds to […]

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Conservatives admit to wasting £1,300,000

by ianbond on 23 January, 2014

With local swimming facilities very much in the news, yesterday saw the first public admission that back in 2006 the then Conservative Council wasted over a £million of public money on a doomed feasibility study into an Olympic sized pool. Speaking at central Ilford’s Area Committee, Conservative Cabinet Member Cllr Turbefield said that the decision to […]

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New Indoor Play facility opens at Fairlop Waters

by ianbond on 17 December, 2013

A new leisure facility for young children (aged 6 months to 12 years) received a noisy opening today at Fairlop Waters.  Roding councillor and Redbridge Mayor Felicity Banks was guest of honour. The Owls Indoor Play Centre is open seven days a week.  Children must be accompanied by an adult, and there’s a seating area and cafe […]

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