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Letter to The Rt Hon Eric Pickles (MP)

22 February 2013  Dear Mr Pickles London and Quadrant and the Walthamstow Greyhound Racing Stadium site. SOS letter to HCA the social housing regulator (17 April 2012) and their response (17 May 2012) Copies of the above letters are enclosed … Continue reading

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Walthamstow Stadium took a sensational twist yesterday that could throw the whole application out with legal challenges to the council now set to follow. The Chief Whip has been accused of fixing planning applications in the Borough by the Chair … Continue reading

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Stow Viability Assessment 1 July 2011 Stow Viability Assessment 23 May 2012 Please refer to page 13 of the July 2011 assessment and page 15 of the May 2012 assessment.   The July 2011 assessment shows a £14.5m loss prepared … Continue reading

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Walthamstow stadium: “This is not over,” pledges Duncan Smith as campaign turns fire on Boris

Work and pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith in his capacity as MP for Chingford and Woodford Green will on Tuesday meet his cabinet colleague Eric Pickles, the communities and local government (CLG) secretary, for urgent discussions about the fate of … Continue reading

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Iain Duncan Smith to meet Eric Pickles on Tuesday

Save Our Stow would like to thank everyone who turned up at the demo today. Rick Holloway gave a rousing speech saying “The fight for saving the Stow continues and we will not stop until we have it back.” Iain … Continue reading

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Special announcement to be made at tomorrow demo

Iain Duncan Smith will be making a very important announcement at tomorrow’s demonstration outside Walthamstow Stadium at 1pm. The fight is not over and so we are asking everyone to show their support tomorrow. Please Facebook this post to all … Continue reading

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Stow Shambles hits National Newspapers !

Read Dave Hills blog in The Guardian Newspaper – Walthamstow stadium: viability, credibility and democracy. Click here to read the full story

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Calls for council to be investigated over Stow

CALLS are mounting for Waltham Forest Council to be investigated after it fast-tracked plans to turn Walthamstow Stadium into a housing estate – preventing the government from stepping in to stop it. Chingford MP Iain Duncan Smith and Walthamstow MP … Continue reading

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Demonstration to Save Our Stow planned for Saturday 10th November

We are asking everyone to come along and show their support. This rally is show Eric pickles that he needs to “call in the site” Date: Saturday 10th November 1pm Venue: Walthamstow Greyhound Stadium We are asking ALL supporters to … Continue reading

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Email the Secretary of State now !!!

Send your email to and please include your name and address in all your correspondence with the Secretary of State. This a suggested email … Just copy and paste it “Dear Mr Pickles, I’m writing to you as a … Continue reading

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