Clean air should surely be a basic human right – for us, our children and for future generations. Right now in London we are living in illegal levels of air pollution.
By the end of January 2018 the city had already…Continue
Added by Michael Calderbank on May 6, 2018 at 12:40 — No Comments
April 10 saw activists assembling outside the London based UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) the scene of talks about whether to tackle carbon emissions from shipping or carry on with the planet-wrecking business as usual agenda.
Currently if the shipping industry were a country it would be the world’s sixth largest polluter, but nevertheless the Paris Climate talks of 2015 avoided dealing with this issue delegating it instead to the IMO.
In our globalised…Continue
Added by Richard Payne on April 19, 2018 at 16:00 — No Comments
Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, has taken the next step towards divesting the London Pension Fund from fossil fuels, and he’s called on other London Boroughs to do the same. This is good news, but there’s still lots to do to get the commitments we need and to build the fairer, cleaner Hackney and London we want to see.
A few things you can do to get involved - no contribution is too small ...
Sign the petition to Divest…Continue
Added by Michael Calderbank on April 7, 2018 at 11:00 — No Comments
Added by Sustainable Hackney on October 4, 2017 at 11:30 — No Comments
Sustainable Hackney has decided on an additional work stream. We hope to work with interested parties and organisations wanting to support and encourage educational establishments in Hackney to put sustainability at the heart of what they do and towards Hackney schools adopting the Sustainable Schools Framework.…Continue
Added by Sustainable Hackney on August 1, 2017 at 11:00 — No Comments
Almost a million more people will have died prematurely along with countless others who will suffer ill-health by the time the Government's key measure in their new air quality plans comes into operation: the ban on all new petrol and diesel by 2040 and a commitment that "almost" every car and van on the road to be a zero emission vehicle by 2050.
Before the end of July, the Government was forced to publish the …Continue
Added by Kathryn Johnson on July 28, 2017 at 18:30 — No Comments
So creative! Go and park yourself soon.
Added by Sustainable Hackney on June 1, 2017 at 16:30 — No Comments
Ryanair chief Michael O’Leary has dismissed climate change concerns as “complete and utter rubbish”. Speaking on an Irish radio programme, he said he believes that people’s fears about global warming are unfounded. He said: “This kind of nonsense…Continue
Added by Richard Payne on April 11, 2017 at 19:34 — No 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
* title: Lea Bridge Eastside Vision Consultation
* Ask the council to remove the…
Added by Hackney Marshes Users Group on January 30, 2017 at 14:26 — No Comments
Added by Sustainable Hackney on December 11, 2016 at 13:00 — No Comments
Anyone who has followed Save Lea Marshes in the last few years will be aware of our campaign against the planned cricket pavilion for Hackney Marshes, a design which involves building on green space in order to accommodate a large car park on North Marsh.
During our campaign, which led to a public inquiry, evidence was coming to light of the damaging effect of air pollution on Londoners, especially children. Exposure to air pollution stunts lung growth and even impairs children’s…Continue
Added by Save Lea Marshes on September 26, 2016 at 21:30 — No Comments
London Cycling Campaign are organising "Bike Tubes": organised rides to work for new cyclists:
One is leaving from London Fields Station at 07:30 to Farringdon via Old St.
Added by Dave Lukes on September 8, 2016 at 18:32 — No Comments
A useful report from Regeneris: Capital Spread: Mapping the GLA's regeneration spend 2008-2016.
£142m was allocated through four major regeneration grant funds: the Outer London Fund (OLF), the Mayor's Regeneration Fund (MRF), the High Streets Fund (HSF) and the London Regeneration Fund (LRF).
Haringey and Croydon…Continue
Added by Kathryn Johnson on August 22, 2016 at 14:13 — No Comments
Added by Dave Lukes on August 17, 2016 at 18:18 — No Comments
On Monday evening, members of Save Lea Marshes staged a pop-up protest against the car wash which is now operating, without planning permission, in the car park of Lee Valley Ice Centre.
Planning permission is yet to be granted by Waltham Forest Council and yet permanent structures…Continue
Added by Save Lea Marshes on July 29, 2016 at 13:00 — No Comments
Don't forget to vote for your choice of London Mayor and GLA representatives on 5th May!
You've got three votes:
There's an interesting analysis of the green policies of the main mayoral candidates from Friends of…Continue
Arriva will take over as the operator of the London Overground services from November 2016 including all the Overground services through Hackney. The franchise will operate for 7 1/2 years with a possible additional two years.
Added by James Diamond on May 2, 2016 at 18:00 — No Comments
Six stations in Hackney became part of the London Overground on 1st June and now appear on the tube map, as reported in East London LinesContinue
Added by James Diamond on June 2, 2015 at 14:00 — No Comments
Transport for London is consulting again on Crossrail 2. They now want to know if we'd prefer to have a Crossrail 2 station at Dalston or Hackney Central. Apparently it will be cheaper than having stations at both. The Homerton option has completely gone from the agenda. Closes 25th July 2014.…Continue
Added by James Diamond on June 10, 2014 at 11:00 — No Comments
The West Anglia lines are to become part of the Overground network report the Evening Standard and …Continue
Added by James Diamond on February 4, 2014 at 10:30 — No Comments