Announcement by London Borough of Hackney----------------------Small grants 2016/17 first roundHackney is launching the first round of the Hackney VCS Small Grants. Small grants of between £1,000…Continue
Plans for a new incinerator at Edmonton got development consent from the government last week. The current incinerator will reach the end of it's useful life in 2025 and it's replacement is now apparently planned with even more capacity to take waste from other parts of London.
Paying for the capital costs of the new plant will put waste disposal costs in…Continue
Seven-year project to stop wastewater flowing into Thames is unnecessary and ministers should have considered alternatives, says Chris Binney. https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/nov/14/london-super-sewer-is-waste-of-4bn-says-assessor…Continue
This weekend saw the opening of the first publicly accessible wetland in Hackney at Woodberry Wetlands, and it was tremendously popular when I went along on Sunday. Closed to the public since it was built to store water brought along the New River from Hertfordshire it was officially opened by Sir Richard Attenborough on 30th April.…Continue
Arriva will take over as the operator of the London Overground services from November 2016 including all the Overground services through Hackney. The franchise will operate for 7 1/2 years with a possible additional two years.