From Mary Atkinson, Sugar Smart Coordinator, HFP Secretary
Last month, Hackney Food Partnership (HFP) was delighted to receive a 12 month grant from Sustainable Food Cities to run a joint Sugar Smart Hackney…Continue
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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
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So creative! Go and park yourself soon.
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Hackney law firm Client Earth won a third court victory over the Govenment which has repeatedly delayed publication of it's Air Quality plans. The judge agreed with Client Earth that public health concerns overule the convention of purdah which the government tried to use to delay publishing the plans until after the general election. Now they must be published on 9th May after the local elections.…Continue
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Philip Pearson (Chair) explained that a Greenprint on social justice had been drafted and we were looking to the future and seeking ideas…Continue
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Dean Ryan from Hackney Stand up to Racism and Fascism spoke at our AGM last night about the importance of local networks which can respond and show solidarity when incidents occur. This is particularly important with the recent rise in incidents.
You can show solidarity by liking the Hackney group's Facebook page at Hackney Stand up to Racism and Fascism and…Continue
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According to figures released by the Mayor of London 31 Hackney schools exceeded legal limits for Nitrogen Dioxide in 2013. The figures have only just been released after the previous Mayor failed to publish them.
25 primary and 6 secondary schools in the borough are among the 443 schools in the capital exceeding the limits with Cardinal Pole School and de Beauvoir School among the worst in the borough.
The Mayor has joined a legal action brought by…Continue
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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
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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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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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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
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
We are creating an excellent local model but what future for global sustainability?
The SH AGM at Dalston's Eastern Curve Garden was another well attended, top networking event with over 50…Continue
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Congratulations to the Green Party for a strong showing in the elections held in Hackney last week. The Greens gained second place in the Mayoral, Council and European elections, confirming the growing support for the green agenda. Greens came second in 17 out of 21 wards showing good support across the borough.
The newly elected councillors and mayor will all be aware of the level of support for the green agenda in their wards - let's make sure they act on that in the next four…Continue
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