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…Continue
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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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We've started a veg seed bank from surplus seeds collected from community gardens and allotments in London. We'll then give out free seeds to people taking part in our allotments. So far we have rocket, mizuna, calaloo, purple amaranth and marigold…Continue
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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?…Continue
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Try Fairtrade nuts at the People’s Climate March After Party in Dalston, Sunday 29th November
Farmers from the Global South are already the most effected by global climate change. This is despite the fact that they and other people from the majority of the world have contributed least to causing it. Fairtrade…Continue
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Join the Bishopsgate Goodsyard development campaign. This is the epitome of the unsustainable housing being built in London. It's an outrageous proposal with nothing for people on average wages in London.
Furthermore, Boris Johnson has chosen to bypass our local councils' democratic process and decide the Goodsyard Plans himself, following a request by the developers. Write to him opposing this…Continue
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Community spaces in Waltham Forest, Tower Hamlets and Hackney in need of a revamp can benefit from a free give-away of 6000 litres of reclaimed paint.
Our ‘Colour The Capital’ project in partnership with Global Street Art are inviting all community groups located within these three boroughs to apply for free paint, which is reclaimed as surplus from companies and recycling initiatives.
The project which aims to help those who are experiencing socio-economic disadvantage is…Continue
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Britain’s lamentable record on fuel poverty.
Join the People’s March for Climate and Jobs, Sunday, November 29th.
The recent report ‘Still the cold man of Europe’ from (ACE) The Association of Conservation Energy makes grim reading. Britain besides 15 other countries in terms of fuel poverty comes out bottom based on range of indicators. The report shows that: …Continue
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Check out our twitter about free food growing workshops and accredited courses:
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We've started a veg seed bank from surplus seeds collected from community gardens and allotments in London. We'll then give out free seeds to people taking part in our allotments. So far we have rocket, mizuna, calaloo, purple amaranth and marigold seeds.
We're also propagating fruit from cuttings from community gardens and allotments - blackcurrant, jostaberry, blackcurrant, raspberry, thornless blackberry, grapevine and fig tree. Next we're propagating…Continue
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Campus closures, course cuts & redundancies at London Metropolitan University
Stop the attack on educational opportunities
Yet again the East End is seeing valued public educational assets trashed and centres flogged off to the private property sector. London Met has campuses in Whitechapel/Aldgate and Moorgate in the city. Its new Vice Chancellor has announced its intention to close these, sell off the Commercial Road and prized…Continue
Added by Richard Payne on October 26, 2015 at 13:00 — No Comments
Last night (13.10.15) BBC Newsnight reported the government decision to withdraw from a £6m British bid to provide prison services to the Saudi regime. According to the BBC the change of mind was down to Secretary of State Michael Gove (“Michael Gove had thought that and got his way”) and Tory concerns about Saudi regime's harsh treatment of a British citizen imprisoned…Continue
Spring Hill Orchard
TM Mega Bramble Bash
The orchard at Spring Hill was planted by TMs and others…Continue
Housing alone is not enough! We must protect space for infrastructure and land designated for employment. Here's a really useful brief on the Thames wharves from Roy Tindle and Roger Manser of the Just Space economy group:
Roy writes: John Gummer prepared the legislative base for safeguarding Thames wharfs: this provided that the listed wharfs could not be released for development without Secretary of State approval. The Chancellor, earlier this year, devolved that responsibility to…Continue
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Interns from Banister House Solar send a strong message to David Cameron "don't throw away all our work" by killing community solar projects with drastic cuts.…Continue
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