Monthly Archives: August 2015

Walthamstow Village Festival: Saturday 19th September 2015

Join us for a day of good old-fashioned community fun in the original heart of Walthamstow. A free festival of music, arts and crafts, street food and attractions for all ages. The Village Festival will take place in Walthamstow Village … Continue reading

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Mini Holland Update – 12th August 2015

The Walthamstow Village Residents’ Association has received the following information from Councillor Clyde Loakes, deputy leader of the Council, in response to a letter we wrote seeking an update on proposals for work in Orford Road between Eden Road to … Continue reading

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WVRA President Ray Swingler: 8 October 1933 – 20 July 2015

It is with the greatest sadness that the WVRA must inform you that the President of the Association, Ray Swingler, has died after a short illness. Ray had been a leading member of the Association since it was formed in … Continue reading

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Beulah Road lives

By Teresa Deacon   An unexpected reward for writing a local history piece for the Village newsletter is to receive readers’ responses with fascinating new information. Pat’s Stores One such response was from the daughter-in-law of Pearl and Victor Twomey … Continue reading

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Farewell to Eden Road

For many people, the Village in 2015 represents a new start. Families settling into their first homes, new businesses opening their doors, and lots of talk about how Walthamstow is the next big thing (until the next ‘next big thing’ … Continue reading

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First female vicar for St Mary’s

Summer start for Rev Vanessa Conant “I felt ready for the next challenge and I was open to new possibilities. I hadn’t applied for other things and this just leapt out” That’s how Rev Vanessa Conant describes the moment she … Continue reading

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