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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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Wood Street shortlisted for nationwide High Street award

Wood Street is in the running for a share of £50,000 prize money, in a Government scheme to boost the prospects of the country’s high streets.

Gable End painting: Wood Street survey of retail trade

Photo taken from the We Are Wood Street website

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Wood Street groups top local awards

Wood Street First is proud to announce that our chairman Graham Hodgkiss was joint winner of Waltham Forest Council’s ‘Citizen of the Year’ award. The award (sponsored by Hill Partnerships) is part of the Council’s Love Your Borough awards, which were announced earlier this month. The award is in recognition of Graham’s work with Wood Street First and the Wood Street Safer Neighbourhoods Panel.

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