Please find below the latest update on the progress of the works at Highams Park Dam along with a couple of pictures illustrating some of the recent changes. If you have any questions about any of this please let me know. For those of you that were too busy to go down and watch we

On Monday 1st December HPPG  applied to the Greater London Authority (GLA) High Street Fund for a £20,000 grant. The bid was backed  by a letter of support from Waltham Forest Council. The application focuses on wayfinding/signage, decorative lighting, branding (including a Highams Park website similar to “We Are Wood StreetE17”) and community events.   The aim is to increase the vibrancy of Highams

  A fun day for all the family arranged by planning group members to try and put some festive spirit into the heart of Highams Park this Christmas with live entertainment,  mulled wine and mince pies and much more! The Farmers’ Market has been persuaded to come back for an extra day on the 21st December with

  Latest update as 18th November, 2014 Scout Hut Floodwall The construction of the floodwall has progressed steadily. Some sections of wall are complete on top of the dam. The sections of wall down the bank will be partially completed through another concrete pour which will leave a small length of wall to be built

Do you or a member of your family suffer from dyslexia? If so, are you aware of the Waltham Forest Dyslexia Association, you can find out more at their website by following this link. Residents are also welcome to attend their Annual General Meeting at 7:00 pm on Tuesday 18th November at: Salvation Army

As part of its residential cycle parking programme the Council are currently looking to trial 10 secure cycle parking units this financial year, similar to the ones in the attached picture. The Council now has 10 locations for the trial and if it goes well the Council hope to roll them out across the Borough wherever

Of the 1.3 million Freedom Pass users across London, around 860,000 older person’s pass holders will need to renew their passes before the passes reach the end of their five-year life on 31 March 2015. What’s Happening? Older people across London whose Freedom Passes have an expiry date of 31 March 2015 will receive a letter in the coming

If you are holding a community event and you want to submit a FREE listing for inclusion in local magazine The Elist please go to and register, you will then be able to fill in details of your event(s) and edit them using the online form. This can include regular events like the farmers market etc. This is

The Highams Park Plan Arts and Culture Group (ARC) are working in partnership with Little Free Library Project UK (LFLP) to bring the wonderful Little Free Libraries project to Highams Park.  We aim to install a network of three little free libraries in Highams Park. Each will be uniquely designed by a local artist, and hosted by

What does this mean? On 12th September, 2014 HPPG’s application for Direct Support from Locality was approved! It means that HPPG has been allocated a consultant from Planning Aid England who will provide us with Specialist Planning Support over the next six months by way of assistance and advice with: Project Management Community Engagement Building