Banister House Solar offers an exciting new opportunity for individuals and organisations to support the generation of solar power in Hackney and to contribute to wider action to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels. The project has been 18 months in the planning and it has been a huge achievement to get to this stage.
So far it has raised almost £40,000 towards the target of £142,000 which will make the project actually happen.
A project called Energy Garden has been set up to green Overground stations and add solar PV power generation to help fund it.
This sounds like a great idea to me and a good way to advertise sustainability locally.
Other organisations like Repowering London are involved too, so it would make a good complement to Hackney Energy.
They only have limited…Continue
Below are links to simple species lists for species recorded at Abney Park Nature Reserve and a general species list for Hackney bees.Continue
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the best early flowering tree for bees in…Continue
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Spring Be – Enjoy the Beauty…Continue
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Musketeering – join in the sanity
Another world is not only possible, it exists right now, right here. People helping each other and the planet with no need for pointless, disposable commodities; no fear to engender
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Just to let you all know that there is a new carbon management consultancy in Hackney, called Cool World Consulting (CWC). www.coolworldconsulting.co.uk.
With expertise in both communications and environmental sustainability, CWC helps organisations to measure and reduce their carbon emissions, and to clearly communicate their sustainability credentials and aspirations.
So far, CWC has worked…Continue
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Abney Orgies to Racist Government
Censorship, Propaganda and Political Branding
Manufacturing Your Consent
One of the main reasons why…Continue
New Community Cafe Opens In Hackney | Morningside
Morningside Community Centre
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Save Lea Marshes ran a competition in early 2014 entitled 'What I Love About the Marshes' and the winners formed part of a travelling exhibition that visited Dalston Curve Garden and Black Cat Cafe among other venues.
The twelve winning images have been put together in the form of an A3 full colour calendar which is now on sale in aid of our campaign.
Calendars are just £4.99 and can be purchased online on our website Shop Page here: …Continue
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Thanks to everyone who came along to the public meeting on 13th October "The Big Green Pow Wow".
We've developed our draft response to the…Continue
Are you a natural creative when it comes to engaging people with environmental issues? And do you need funding to put your cool green project idea into action?
The 2014 Timberland Grant, running for the 5th time in partnership with Project Dirt, is now open for applications for five…Continue
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Save Lea Marshes and many others have presented objections to Hackney Council's planning application to build two extensive car parks on Hackney Marshes and to put a cricket pavilion on presently green open space.
Details of the plan are included on our blog here.…Continue
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This giant banner advert for Adidas football boots appeared without warning in front of the Hackney Marshes Centre a couple of weeks ago with zero regard for the landscape or its statutory and planning policy protections.
Five years ago Hackney Council's planning consultants Firstplan were proud of overcoming…Continue
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Our council is asking for your views on air pollution, walking, public transport, liveable neighbourhoods and other aspects of transport through two major consultations which close in October.
Did you know that the transport consultation includes proposals for increasing tree cover, introducing sustainable drainage systems and increasing food growing spaces?…Continue
Hackney Council has issued a draft Air Quality Action Plan 2014-2018 for consultation. Tell us what you think by adding your comments to this blog by 12th October and we will compile a response. Of course, do respond directly too if you wish. The closing date is the 24th October.
You can find our local environment audit of air quality and …Continue
We are very happy to join the Sustainable Hackney Community!
We are the first Peer-to-Peer and designers fashion rental marketplace.…
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The council has published the draft of its 10 year transport strategy for consultation:
Comments need to be received by 5pm on Friday 24th October.
The full notice is below.
Please comment on how Sustainable Hackney…Continue