Opportunities to join Waltham Forest Digital Champions Network

25 November 2016


During our first ever Digital Month of November I am delighted that that we now have close to 100 residents and Council staff signed up to become Digital Champions.  Already,  more than 71 per cent have completed the Digital Essentials Course. The future of digital is extremely exciting and digital technology has a massive impact… Read more

Armistice Day and Remembrance Day

10 November 2016

Ceremonies to commemorate those who have served in the armed forces will take place on Sunday 13 November. Residents are invited to join the Council at events across the borough, organised by the Royal British Legion, to remember all those who lost their lives in conflict. The Council will also observe Armistice Day with a… Read more

Mayor of London visits Waltham Forest

7 November 2016


I was delighted to welcome the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, to the borough on 1 November.  I took the opportunity to show the Mayor the work that has taken place at Central Parade in Walthamstow, a Council owned building which was re-opened earlier this year as a creative hub for local businesses thanks to… Read more

HRH The Duke of Kent officially opens the Feel Good Centre

7 November 2016


Our Feel Good Centre was graced with a Royal visitor this week to officially open the state-of-the-art facility. His Royal Highness the Duke of Kent unveiled a specially-commissioned plaque to mark the occasion. Olympic track athlete Bianca Williams and one of the Council’s bursary athletes Reece Prescod – both local sporting heroes – accompanied The… Read more

Dates for your diary

17 October 2016

Young People and families are invited to an Apprenticeship Opportunities event on Thursday 20 October 2016 from 2pm-6.30pm. You’ll get the chance to meet with employers, colleges, and other training providers and find out how an apprenticeship could benefit you. The event will be held at Leyton Orient’s Matchroom Stadium, Brisbane Road, Leyton E10 5NF.… Read more

Walthamstow Gyratory

13 October 2016

As Waltham Forest continues to grow, we are keen to ensure that everyone can get around easily. We are working closely with Transport for London to transform the ‘Walthamstow gyratory’ intersection at the junction of Hoe Street and Selborne Road to make the town centre a more pleasant, accessible and safer area. Both Hoe Street… Read more

Feel Good Centre Launch

30 September 2016


We officially launched the completion of the stunning Feel Good Centre in Walthamstow yesterday showcasing the amazing facilities we have on offer. I was joined for the ribbon cutting by Mark Sesnan -Managing Director of GLL, Rio 2016 silver medallist- Lutalo Muhammad and Mayor – Cllr Peter Herrington. The centre opens to the public on… Read more

Chingford Get Together – this weekend!

12 August 2016


We’ve got a fantastic line up of acts again this year for the Chingford Get Together. It’s always a well attended event with a great atmosphere, so arrive early to make sure you don’t miss out on any of the fun. First on stage, between 2-3pm will be Toploader. Also headlining is indie band Scouting For… Read more

Key handover for Waltham Forest Feel Good Centre

9 August 2016

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I have been officially handed the keys to our fantastic new state-of-the-art leisure facility, the Waltham Forest Feel Good Centre, from our contractors ISG construction Ltd. This latest milestone is an exciting development that brings us one step closer to opening this amazing facility for all our residents to use and enjoy. It really is… Read more

Love Your Borough Awards 2016

1 August 2016


Each year at the Love Your Borough Awards we celebrate the work of the many people in Waltham Forest who go the extra mile to make the borough a better place. Whether that is a uniformed service hero who goes above and beyond the call of duty, an individual who works to improve the environment… Read more

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  • Leader of the Council

    Waltham Forest Town Hall
    Forest Road
    Walthamstow E17 4JF
    Phone: 020 8496 4154
    Fax: 020 8496 4286
    Email: leader@walthamforest.gov.uk