February 2014 Blog Posts (8)

Hackney Sustainable Food Charter - draft ready for comments

Here's a copy of a draft Hackney Sustainable Food Charter, prepared by the new Hackney Food Partnership. Comments and support are welcome now but please also come along to the launch event on 2nd March, at The Russet, Hackney Downs Studios, from 3 to 4.30pm (food market outside from 12 noon to 5pm).  

Through the Hackney Food Charter, we will be focusing on issues such as improving school and care meals,helping good food enterprises to flourish, providing residents with useful tools…

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Added by Michael Calderbank on February 20, 2014 at 0:00 — No Comments

Restart Hackney at the Redmond Centre

We held our second Restart Hackney party at the Redmond Centre on the 1st February 2014.  It was a beautiful day and queues were forming as we prepared to start.  We had the Daily Telegraph and BBC London on hand to report on the event and lots of interest after the Restart Project had been on the BBC earlier that…

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Added by James Diamond on February 17, 2014 at 15:30 — No Comments

Olympic Park - Land Grab for Unaffordable Housing

Olympic Park - Land Grab for Unaffordable Housing

The London Legacy Deveolopment Corporation (the name is descriptive!) wants to steal 0.85ha of the Olympic legacy park to make money for private housing.  Hackney lost 9 ha of green space to the olympics including very biodiverse sites like Arena Field and White Hart Field.  After the £12bn party for the elite the LLDC was created to deliver a lasting legacy for…

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Added by Russell Miller on February 13, 2014 at 11:30 — No Comments

Rare reed beetle found at Stoke Newington Reservoir

Rare reed beetle found at Stoke Newington East Reservoir

The Nationally Scarce reed beetle Demetrias imperialis.  I found this little beauty when collecting reeds to make bee/bug…

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Added by Russell Miller on February 4, 2014 at 17:30 — No Comments

Hackney his awarded the third highest level of New Homes Bonus in the UK

Hackney has been awarded the third highest level of New Homes Bonus in the UK for 2014-15 - £13,141,188. The…

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Added by Michael Calderbank on February 4, 2014 at 10:38 — No Comments

Hackney to gain 6 Overground stations next year

The West Anglia lines are to become part of the Overground network report the Evening Standard and …

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Added by James Diamond on February 4, 2014 at 10:30 — No Comments

Help Made In Hackney raise £12,500

HELP MIH RAISE £12,500

Hello Local Food Lovers!

Made In Hackney needs your help! Today we're launching a crowdfunding campaign to raise £12,500. We'll use the money to deliver more vital cookery courses to local community groups such as young people in care, low income families and people with health problems.

We're offering great rewards for donors! Made In…

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Added by Michael Calderbank on February 3, 2014 at 23:47 — No Comments

Help register Haggerston Pool as a Community Asset

Haggerston Pool supporters are asked to help in registering Haggerston Pool as a Community Asset. The Save Haggerston Pool campaign want to do this first to establish the community's interest in the pool, and second it will help should we apply for grants to start work on the pool.

Your support is needed - Click…

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Added by Michael Calderbank on February 3, 2014 at 0:57 — No Comments

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