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Langham Parade – Damaged Tree

Many of you will have noticed the tree and guard that was damaged by a car during the recent snow and ice on Langham Parade. The council are looking to have both replaced within four weeks. I will keep you … Continue reading

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West Green Residents Association

The West Green Residents Association are holding a Public Meeting  on Saturday, 13th, October at Christ Church Hall, Waldeck Road (where we held the DIY Streets meetings)starting at 2 p.m.  Councillor Alan Strickland will be attending to discuss plans for … Continue reading

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Summer Fair

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Odds and Ends – The Final Straight

Just to let everyone know that the various odds and ends around the neighbourhood have not been forgotten about – the construction teams are currently working across the borough, but the various elements that we want finished will be carried … Continue reading

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Waldeck & Stanmore Gardening

Last night residents came out to finish off the tree pit planting at the junction of Stanmore and Waldeck Roads. The hard work compliments the wonderful planting already established by residents. Some more plants are due to go in over … Continue reading

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Greenspace nr. allotments Finished

The greenspace next to the allotments (between Langham Place and Ivatt Way) is finally finished (with the exception of the lamp post which is due to be painted). Residents wanted the area to feel safer, represent more than just a … Continue reading

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Update: Green space near allotments

The boulders arrived today for the green space near the allotments at Langham Place. They have been placed in position and tomorrow the contractors install bark, the railway plaque, the new post and rail fence, and remove some street clutter … Continue reading

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Update – Project Odds and Ends

Just a quick update to give you an idea of what is still left to be completed – it includes: – Plants put in the tree pits/planters at the junction of Waldeck and Stanmore Roads (ASAP) – Rock/boulder garden features, … Continue reading

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Belmont School Summer Fair

This sunday (1st July) Belmont Infant and Junior school are holding their summer fair. It is set to be a fantastic event with loads going on, including Raffles, tombola, bouncy castles, coconut shy, fresh coffee stall, cake stall, homemade food, … Continue reading

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Shepard Fairey Mural

I am sure many of you have noticed the incredible mural, by the world famous Shepard Fairey, that has gone up on the previously dilapidated advertising board on the side of Turnpike Stores. A group of residents have worked tirelessly to … Continue reading

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