As if the assaults on Abney were not enough Hackney Council are engaged in a 'consultation' to develop Mabley Green. They want to build another full-size all weather football pitch (awp), in addition to the one built 2 years ago, and create a…Continue
To object on line now takes only seconds but every extra objection is a vote for Abney's wildlife.
The new planning application is almost identical to the last but they have moved back another 1m from Abney. This is far too little and all the…Continue
Added by Russell Miller on June 13, 2013 at 12:56 — No Comments
Wilmer Place Planning Application 2013/1583…Continue
Added by Russell Miller on June 12, 2013 at 22:30 — No Comments
Yes it does, it had me fooled looking thorugh Bombus pictures to identify it. But those legs are a bit thin for a bee, the eyes too big and (no mistaking) the antennae are too short and stubby.
It's a hoverfly that mimics bumble bees. But it's so much better than most hoverfly bee mimics. It's also very rare. Last recorded…Continue
Hackney Homes is looking for help from residents to enhance biodiversity. Come up with ideas to improve your estate for animals and plants, identify areas of grassland that should be managed for biodiversity, identify trees that should be protected with tree preservation orders, and find areas that are suitable for nest and bat boxes. …Continue
Added by Michael Calderbank on June 7, 2013 at 11:30 — No Comments