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Campaigners to hold protest over Oakfield Playing Fields

PUBLISHED: 12:05 21 July 2016 | UPDATED: 12:05 21 July 2016

Oakfield Playing Fields in Barkingside

Oakfield Playing Fields in Barkingside

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Proposals to build houses on Oakfield Playing Fields is to be the main topic of debate at tonight’s full council meeting.

Councillors will be debating whether the site in Fencepiece Road, Barkingside, should be included as a strategy in Redbridge Council’s Local Plan.

Protestors are expected to demonstrate before the meeting, which takes place at 7.15pm at Redbridge Town Hall, High Road, Ilford.

It comes after campaign group Save Oakfield Site (SOS) held a meeting last week to discuss strategies going forward. Read the full report from the SOS meeting here.

Follow the Recorder on Twitter @ilfordrecorder for updates at tonight’s meeting.


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