Last chance to share your views on how should we be managing your parks and open spaces.

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Parks and Open Spaces News

Walthom Forest

Sunday deadline to tell us how you think we should look after our Open Spaces?

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More than 1,100 people have let Waltham Forest Council know their views on how the borough’s parks and green spaces should be looked after.

But there's still time for you to have your say.

The parks and green spaces in our borough are fundamental to our ability to enjoy a good quality of life, support biodiversity and adapt to the climate emergency.

We are currently developing an Open Space Strategy that will provide evidence for updating our Local Plan and will guide us in the future management of the borough’s green spaces.

Read the strategy proposals

We have produced a short survey aimed at getting a better understanding of what you think about the borough’s existing green spaces, your recreation needs and your thoughts on managing green spaces for the benefit of the borough’s wildlife.

It is important that we understand how you use your green spaces and how you want them to be improved so we can plan for the future.

The survey takes approximately 10 minutes to complete. 

The closing date for the consultation is midnight on Sunday 7 July 2019.

Share your views and complete the survey.

Lend a helping hand in your local park

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Do you want to be involved in improving your local park? 'Friends of Parks' groups work with the Council's Parks and Open Spaces Team to create better open spaces.

Each group helps care for a specific park or green space in the borough.

All Waltham Forest residents are welcome to join a Friends Group, or help to establish one in your local green space.

Contact us for details of your local Friends Group

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