Local community hero wins Town Hall award

Last week Martin Kearney – longstanding Wood Street resident and deputy chairman of Wood Street First – received an award for his voluntary services to the community at a ceremony in Walthamstow Town Hall. The award was presented to him by the Mayor of Waltham Forest and Diana Leary from Voluntary Action Waltham Forest.

Martin Kearney getting his award

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Surprise addition to this Saturday’s festivities: a panda!

We are sure this Saturday’s Wood Street Village Fete is already in your diaries. In an exciting addition to the line-up, the Met Police have announced that they hope to bring an Austin 1100 vintage police car to the Plaza. It will appear alongside a new police car to show the differences.

Panda lovers will be in heaven!

Photo of Austin 1100 police car

A panda like this could be coming to a fete near you.

The event kicks off at 12 noon and will finish around 4 pm. Don’t miss it!

Line-up announced for Wood Street Village Fete

We are pleased to share with you the local performers who will be joining us on the Wood Street Plaza on Saturday 25 April for our community celebration of St. Georges Day – previously announced last month. Village Fete poster Continue reading

Open mic comedy and dance comes to Wood Street

Update 9 April 2015: TSP informs us that sadly, the events originally announced here have been cancelled.

Please note that young people from TSP will be taking part in the Wood Street Village Fete on 25 April.

25 April: a Plaza date for your diary

Wood Street Village Fete: A community celebration of St George’s Day

Date: Saturday 25 April 2015
Time: 12 noon -4 pm
Place: Wood St Plaza, Walthamstow, London E17

Cartoon dragon

More details to follow. There might be dragons. Or not.

21 March: buy stuff, sell stuff, act like a pirate

Ah haar! TSP Youth Space charity will be holding two events on Saturday 21 March: a table top sale, and a Jungle Buddies Pirate Day. Both will take place at the Soul Project (aka Tumble in the Jungle), 245 Wood Street E17 3NT, from 10 am – 5 pm. Normal entrance fee applies for the Pirate Day.

Poster for pirate day and table top sale

All welcome. More information from TSP Youth Space.

Eye-patches and sabres optional. And feel free to spread the word, and share the poster (download it from here).

Plaza and Marlowe Road redevelopment meeting: Report back

Did you miss the meeting on 7 February to discuss the planned redevelopment of the Marlowe Road estate and the Wood Street Plaza? In this post, Wood Street First chairman Graham Hodgkiss shares his thoughts. Google street view of Wood Street Plaza Continue reading