Katherine Pitt
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Stoke Newington resident of the untrendy type, Friend of the Earth, local government bureaucrat, cyclist, gardener, bad birdwatcher, old soak.
Biodiversity, Energy, Waste and recycling, Food growing

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Local Friends of the Earth - looking for a new home

Posted on October 15, 2013 at 18:30 2 Comments

Hackney and Tower Hamlets Friends of the Earth are looking for a new meeting place! As from February 2014 we will no longer be able to use our usual  venue.

We are looking for somewhere fairly quiet we can meet once a month (currently, we meet on the second Monday), ideally at 6.30-8pm on a Monday evening. We can be flexible about the day of the week but the timings are more difficult as some people have quite long distances to travel and a 6.30 start works best. Our…


Energy Bill - Meg Hillier MP commits to clean and affordable energy

Posted on March 12, 2013 at 20:00 0 Comments

At a packed public meeting organised by Hackney and Tower Hamlets Friends of the Earth, at the Shoreditch Trust on 27th February, Hackney South and Shoreditch MP Meg Hillier pledged her support for amendments to the Energy Bill currently going through Parliament:

  • for most of the carbon to be taken out of the electricity supply by 2030…

EDF legal threat to local activists - letter of concern

Posted on March 3, 2013 at 18:02 1 Comment

The letter below has been sent to the Hackney Gazette and Hackney Citizen from Hackney & Tower Hamlets Friends of the Earth and Sustainable Hackney, in support of local activists whom EDF Energy are threatening to sue for protesting and occupying chimneys at a power station:…


Canal towpath cycling - alternative routes project

Posted on December 21, 2012 at 7:00 0 Comments

With the increasing congestion on the Regent's canal towpath, plans are afoot to develop alternative cycling routes  that run parallel to the canal, all the way from Camden, through Islington and Hackney to Tower Hamlets. The Canal and River Trust is leading the project, with the involvement of the London Cycling Campaign, and Friends of the Earth local groups.

See BBC news story and…


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At 18:10 on December 18, 2012, Russell Shaw Higgs said…

Sorry Katherine I only just found your comment on my post from the other week :)

thanks for your suggestions. yes :)

The choices I made were boundaried by all but one of them coming from the first charity shop I entered on my way to the farm :) And the one additional book came on the final day constructing the third fairy ring and I was very pleased to have found the "His bright light" in a charity shop close to the farm that day :)


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