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Resist Lea Valley Park land sell-off

We're very concerned about a threat to sell park land near the north edge of Hackney Marsh to build housing. Please, if you can, get a short email off to Waltham Forest council by the end of Tuesday 31st Jan.All that's needed: * address: leabridgeandleytonconsultation@walthamforest.gov.uk * title: Lea Bridge Eastside Vision Consultation * Ask the council to remove the proposal to allow sale to housing…See More
Jan 30
Hackney Marshes Users Group posted a blog post

Resist Lea Valley Park land sell-off

We're very concerned about a threat to sell park land near the north edge of Hackney Marsh to build housing. Please, if you can, get a short email off to Waltham Forest council by the end of Tuesday 31st Jan.All that's needed: * address: leabridgeandleytonconsultation@walthamforest.gov.uk * title: Lea Bridge Eastside Vision Consultation * Ask the council to remove the proposal to allow sale to housing…See More
Jan 30
Hackney Marshes Users Group posted a blog post

Marshes North Pavilion - have your say now

There is just under a week left for you to comment on proposals for a new building and car park on the north marsh. Please try to get your comments in. The questionnaire is open until 9 July on the council's web site.HMUG's main concerns arethe amount of private parking (resulting in the building going on what is now grass)whether the council will do a decent job on biodiversity and landscaping.We are…See More
Jul 4, 2013
An event by Hackney Marshes Users Group was featured
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Wildflower Walk in Wick Wood at Wick Woodland

July 14, 2013 from 11am to 1pm
Explore what's coming up in Wick Woodland with local botanist Annie Chipchase.Meet at the Marshgate Bridge entrance to Wick Woodland, on Homerton Road.See More
Jun 25, 2013
Hackney Marshes Users Group posted an event

Wildflower Walk in Wick Wood at Wick Woodland

July 14, 2013 from 11am to 1pm
Explore what's coming up in Wick Woodland with local botanist Annie Chipchase.Meet at the Marshgate Bridge entrance to Wick Woodland, on Homerton Road.See More
Jun 19, 2013
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Hackney Marshes Users Group AGM at Hackney Community Tree Nursery

June 9, 2013 from 4pm to 6pm
When you've enjoyed the Tree Nursery Open Day, how about staying on for HMUG's AGM? Yes, nobody willingly comes to an AGM, but we need some more people to play a part in HMUG and we need to overhaul how we work so that more people can get (and stay) involved. After the stresses and strains caused by the Olympics over the last six years, it almost feels as if we have to relaunch ourselves and add some new energy to the group.  We also have two development proposals to look at and respond…See More
Jun 6, 2013
An event by Hackney Marshes Users Group was featured
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Wildflower walk on Hackney Marsh at Hackney Marshes

May 12, 2013 from 11am to 1pm
With a mix of woodlands, riverbank and meadow, and subsoil varying from valley silt to blitz rubble to coal waste, the marshes have more interest and variation than you might expect. Walk led by local botanist Annie Chipchase.Meet at the Community Tree Nursery.You're welcome to bring lunch to have a picnic afterwards and look around the tree nursery and forest garden.See More
May 9, 2013
Hackney Marshes Users Group posted an event
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Wildflower walk on Hackney Marsh at Hackney Marshes

May 12, 2013 from 11am to 1pm
With a mix of woodlands, riverbank and meadow, and subsoil varying from valley silt to blitz rubble to coal waste, the marshes have more interest and variation than you might expect. Walk led by local botanist Annie Chipchase.Meet at the Community Tree Nursery.You're welcome to bring lunch to have a picnic afterwards and look around the tree nursery and forest garden.See More
May 8, 2013
Hackney Marshes Users Group added a discussion to the group Hackney Marshes
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Major Events: new publicity & pages

HMUG's flyer is ready. Please download and print, or contact us for printed copies. Please hand out or stick up as many or few as you can. Every single one can make a difference.HMUG Events Flyer.pdfWe've updated our pages to give detailed…See More
Mar 23, 2013
Caroline replied to Hackney Marshes Users Group's discussion 'Three 'Major events' on the marshes every summer?' in the group Hackney Marshes
Mar 21, 2013
Tim Evans replied to Hackney Marshes Users Group's discussion 'Three 'Major events' on the marshes every summer?' in the group Hackney Marshes
"At central library yesterday the consultation poster & brochure weren't on show. I asked for them at the Information desk and they couldn't produce them. Nul for effort, LBH. Letter from cllr McShane in today's gazette pleading…"
Mar 21, 2013
Hackney Marshes Users Group replied to David Rees's discussion 'Marsh Events: Evening Standard 8/03/13 "Festivals Will Destroy Sport"' in the group Hackney Marshes
"I've scanned & uploaded"
Mar 9, 2013
Caroline replied to Hackney Marshes Users Group's discussion 'Three 'Major events' on the marshes every summer?' in the group Hackney Marshes
"There's only one way to guarantee minimal impact and that's not to allow private entertainment events to take place on our marshes. I'm not against public entertainment events but believe that they should take place in appropriate…"
Mar 1, 2013
An event by Hackney Marshes Users Group was featured
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Woodland Management Workshop at Wick Woodland

March 3, 2013 from 10am to 4pm
Woodland Management Workshops in Wick WoodlandAnnual woodland management sessions in Wick Woodland. Coppicing, habitat creation, fruit tree pruning, etc. FINAL SESSION.Hot food, training and tools provided.Limited places. Booking Essential. E-mail woods2013@hmug.org.ukMeet at the Tree Nursery 9.45am.See More
Feb 28, 2013
Damian Rafferty replied to Hackney Marshes Users Group's discussion 'Three 'Major events' on the marshes every summer?' in the group Hackney Marshes
"While I don't have any objection to events per se on the marsh (in fact I'd personally welcome community events), what I think many people here will object to is the heavy-handed de facto privatisation/enclosures model we experienced last…"
Feb 27, 2013
Hackney Marshes Users Group replied to Hackney Marshes Users Group's discussion 'Three 'Major events' on the marshes every summer?' in the group Hackney Marshes
"Consultation launched yesterday. Attached are Council press release and the consultation document. Council pages here: www.hackney.gov.uk/hackney-marshes-consultation.htm"
Feb 27, 2013

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Organisation
About me
HMUG comprises local people who aim to defend Hackney Marshes and encourage everyone to appreciate and enjoy this unique green space.
Website
http://www.sustainablehackney.org.uk/hmug
Interests
Biodiversity, Education

Hackney Marshes Users Group's Blog

Resist Lea Valley Park land sell-off

Posted on January 30, 2017 at 14:26 0 Comments

We're very concerned about a threat to sell park land near the north edge of Hackney Marsh to build housing. Please, if you can, get a short email off to Waltham Forest council by the end of Tuesday 31st Jan.

All that's needed:

* address: leabridgeandleytonconsultation@walthamforest.gov.uk

* title: Lea Bridge Eastside Vision Consultation

* Ask the council to remove the…

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Marshes North Pavilion - have your say now

Posted on July 4, 2013 at 22:22 0 Comments

There is just under a week left for you to comment on proposals for a new building and car park on the north marsh. Please try to get your comments in. The questionnaire is open until 9 July on the council's web site.

HMUG's main concerns are

  • the amount of private parking (resulting in the building going on what is now grass)
  • whether the council will do a decent job on…
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It's a fair coppice

Posted on February 16, 2013 at 12:00 0 Comments

We're over half way through our winter sessions in Wick Wood. There's been a good turn out from a bunch of nice people, with all degrees of experience from nil to lots. You can still squeeze into one of the few spare slots this Sunday or Sunday 3rd March if you contact …

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Cow Bridge: gate out, Grass Roof Company in

Posted on February 13, 2013 at 11:02 0 Comments

There's progress at Cow Bridge. Last week a new lockable bollard appeared, and yesterday I arrived just at the right moment to see the spectacular uprooting of the gate and post. Apparently they'll be re-installed in another park, so this brand new kit won't be…

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