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WANTED volunteers for international food growing workshops

We're looking for volunteers to run international food growing workshops in Hackney. Do you grow food from your country in your garden or allotment? Would you like to pass on your knowledge to others?…

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Added by Reclaimed London on February 12, 2016 at 16:00 — No Comments

Pop-up allotment at Nisbet House



We're getting a £1000 grant from Hackney council's Healthy…

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Added by Reclaimed London on February 12, 2016 at 15:58 — No Comments

Volunteers wanted

We're looking for volunteers in Hackney. Please click on links for info and to apply.

Occasional driver with own van - food poverty/allotment…

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Added by Reclaimed London on February 12, 2016 at 15:30 — No Comments

Overground station allotments

We're in discussions with London Overground about…

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Added by Reclaimed London on February 12, 2016 at 15:00 — No Comments

We're starting the world's first free veg & fruit box scheme, using unwanted food

We're starting the world's first free veg box scheme, salvaging veg & fruit from retailers that otherwise go to waste.…

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Added by Reclaimed London on February 12, 2016 at 15:00 — No Comments

Listings for free food growing workshops

We have a twitter page about free food growing workshops, follow us on http://twitter.com/ReclaimedLondon…

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Added by Reclaimed London on February 12, 2016 at 14:30 — No Comments

Check out our guide to free food growing resources

No need to spend money on growing food, here's how to do it for free.

 

Free compost…

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Added by Reclaimed London on February 8, 2016 at 14:00 — No Comments

Pop-up allotment at Hackney Wick station

We're applying for funding for a pop-up allotment at Hackney Wick station, a self-help initiative to tackle food poverty in Hackney.…

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Added by Reclaimed London on February 8, 2016 at 14:00 — No Comments

#VegEquality campaign

#VegEquality campaign



We're starting the Veg Equality campaign to get veg from all cultures grown in community gardens in Hackney and the rest of London.…



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Added by Reclaimed London on February 8, 2016 at 14:00 — No Comments

Cobalt Crust fungus, winter blues never looked so good

Stunning Cobalt Crust fungus at Abney Park nature reserve. Previously seen in Wick…

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Added by Russell Miller on February 8, 2016 at 13:30 — No Comments

Heathrow 13: British Justice 0

Heathrow 13: British Justice 0

Judge loses plot in high stakes climate change battle

As a former civil rights lawyer I've seen a fair…

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Added by Russell Miller on January 26, 2016 at 13:00 — 1 Comment

Media billionaires against action on climate change

Free Press carried an excellent article on Occupy's occupation of the Mail's offices last year demanding accurate coverage of climate change and a switch to supporting renewable energy and other effective measures.  In just over a page Donnachadh McCarthy tells how the five right-wing billionaires who own most of our media have led the Tories "get rid of the green crap" campaign as well as continually misinforming the public on climate change.  He sets out the occupation's…

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Added by Kathryn Johnson on January 25, 2016 at 16:39 — No Comments

Free Reclaimed Paint Membership Scheme Available for Organisations

We are delighted to unveil our new membership scheme available now.  The Paint Place will now operate a free membership scheme for a range of not-for-profit organisations which could save you on the cost of reclaimed paint. Membership is available to a range of groups including:

Charities

Community groups

Art groups

Community centres and spaces

Community…

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Added by Forest Recycling Project on January 15, 2016 at 12:10 — No Comments

Listen to the Trees - Act Now on Climate Change

Blireana plum (Prunus × blireana) on Shakspeare Walk in full flower yesterday (8 JANUARY 2016).…

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Added by Russell Miller on January 9, 2016 at 17:00 — No Comments

Rare Bumblebee Mimic found at Abney Nature Reserve

See link below for my article in the current London Naturalist on Abney's rare bumblebee mimic not seen in London since 1966.…

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Added by Russell Miller on January 9, 2016 at 16:55 — No Comments

Overground station allotments

We're in discussions with London Overground about starting allotments at stations in Hackney, and applying for funding. We're replacing the weeds and rubbish with veg!…

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Added by Reclaimed London on January 5, 2016 at 12:30 — No Comments

The corporate vultures are circling in the skies overhead. Notes on the defence the East End’s Higher Education legacy.

A much admired centre of Higher Education in the East End could be the latest victim of spiralling real estate values, corporate asset stripping and a management enraptured by the neo-liberal fad for austerity. The Vice Chancellor of London Metropolitan University is embarking  on a scheme, opposed by most students, staff, alumni and also the Mayor of Tower Hamlets as an unnecessary and reckless plan, which will downsize the university through his ‘One Campus, One  Community’…

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Added by Richard Payne on December 23, 2015 at 12:30 — No Comments

Free Decorating Service For Community Groups in Hackney

We have an amazing opportunity for a couple of Hackney based community groups to receive a spruce up of their space free of charge in January.

We have teamed up with the Goodgym to pilot a free decorating service for a few lucky community groups in and around Hackney.

Organisations will not only have a team of dedicated Goodgym volunteers decorating their space but the paint used for the…

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Added by Forest Recycling Project on December 8, 2015 at 13:19 — No Comments

Hackney Transport Strategy published

You may remember this time last year we held a public meeting call the Big Pow Wow.  Hackney Council was consulting on it's transport and air quality strategies and this was an opportunity to hold a public debate with council officers.

Well we have to report that the Transport Strategy was…

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Added by Sustainable Hackney on November 30, 2015 at 12:21 — No Comments

Veg seed bank

We've started a veg seed bank from surplus seeds collected from community gardens and allotments in London.…

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Added by Reclaimed London on November 29, 2015 at 15:00 — No Comments

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