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
Added by Sustainable Hackney on May 27, 2014 at 11:55 — No Comments
Nick Perry of Stokey Local succeeded in persuading a High Court judge to grant leave for a judicial review (JR) of the Wilmer Place planning deicison. This is the second JR to be granted permission to proceed. It's complicated but there are two challenges (JRs) to two LBH planning decisions to allow Newmark Properties to build a Sainsbury's and block…Continue
Added by Russell Miller on May 23, 2014 at 18:30 — No Comments
Remember whoever you vote for the government always wins.
Which means what is misrepresented to us as 'democracy' is in reality nothing of the sort. Whether the control comes from Capital, corporate, State, Media or other institutional or private POWER,…Continue
Added by Russell Miller on May 18, 2014 at 9:00 — No Comments
Jules Pipe told the Hackney Cyclists' meeting on Wednesday that TfL have informed him that returning the Stoke Newington Gyratory to 2-way working is on their work plan for 2018.
Was anyone else aware of this?
I'm not sure exactly what it means: will this definitely happen or will it maybe happen depending on funding etc.?
I look forward to more details, but it definitely sounds like good news.
Added by Dave Lukes on May 11, 2014 at 21:46 — No Comments
On Thursday May 22nd Hackney goes to the polls to vote for 57 local councillors, 1 Hackney Mayor, and 8 London Euro MPs. This will be your chance to say who you want to run our council and represent you in Europe. A list of candidates is available here.
Hackney Unites is holding…Continue