April 2016 Blog Posts (8)

Hackney Council will NOT be introducing Public Space Protection Orders

Hackney Council statement 20 April 2016

Clarification: Hackney will not be introducing a 'rough sleeping' PSPO…


Added by Kathryn Johnson on April 28, 2016 at 16:01 — No Comments

What has the European Convention on Human Rights ever done for us?

A very clever satirical short sketch by Patrick Stewart and friends, well worth watching, on the Guardian website: http://bit.ly/1SngsGF

Added by Clare Taylor on April 28, 2016 at 14:30 — No Comments

Defend the NHS: Don't privatise/outsource NHS pathology services

Please sign this petition to keep our pathology lab at the Homerton.  Management committed to building a new pathology lab but the construction company have gone bust and left them with a hole in the ground.  Now our…


Added by Kathryn Johnson on April 17, 2016 at 18:18 — No Comments

A good city has industry

In "A good city has industry" Mark Brearley looks at how London is "eating itself" consuming the buildings, places and spaces that house our jobs for housing, threatening the very rich mix…


Added by Sustainable Hackney on April 13, 2016 at 22:30 — No Comments

Carbon pricing - a road to nowhere?

How much longer can we tolerate market-based climate change policies that clearly aren’t working? This is the central challenge in a new report from the New York-based Trade Unions for Energy Democracy, which puts carbon market under its intense spotlight. The…


Added by Philip Pearson on April 12, 2016 at 15:31 — No Comments

Extra recycling points for waste electricals

Electrical recycling

The Hackney recycling service has installed extra temporary recycling points for small electrical items from 11-22nd April at: 

  • Dalston C.L.R. James Library
  • Clapton Library
  • Hackney Central Library
  • Homerton Library
  • Shoreditch Library
  • Stamford Hill Library
  • Stoke Newington Library
  • St Dominic’s Primary School, Balance Road, E9 5SR
  • Gayhurst Primary School, 92 Well Street, E9…

Added by James Diamond on April 12, 2016 at 13:13 — No Comments

Hackney Bees - another new species

Found Buffish Mining bee Andrena nigroaeanea on Hackney Downs last week. That's another new species for Hackney.

That brings the total to 50 confirmed species in Hackney so far; 2 new species in a week! That's getting on for 20% of all UK species. See…


Added by Russell Miller on April 4, 2016 at 22:00 — No Comments

Renters Rights

Renters Rights London does what it says on the tin.  There's good information on your rights and how to go about getting them, particulars on renting in each London borough and how you can organise for better controls over the private rented…


Added by Kathryn Johnson on April 1, 2016 at 18:01 — No Comments

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