August 2012 Blog Posts (6)

An edible walk through Hackney

From the Royal Geographical Society, here is a Hackney walk about urban land use. Titled ‘Beans, berries and bees’ the walk visits urban spaces in Hackney being used to grow food and explores the potential of urban gardening in the borough. You can see the walk at the link here: Beans, berries and bees.…


Added by Sustainable Hackney on August 24, 2012 at 16:30 — 3 Comments

MY formal objection to the propsoed Wilmer Place Sainsbury's monstrosity

Proposed Wilmer Place Development…


Added by Russell Miller on August 21, 2012 at 15:00 — 4 Comments

Why not comment on Hackney Councils development plans? These are our initial thoughts.

**** NEWS 25th September NEWS ***

We've submitted our response to the Development Management Local Plan consultation.  SH.consultation.response.DMLP.pdf Thanks for your input.


Hackney Council is consulting on two important planning documents. Sustainable…


Added by Sustainable Hackney on August 15, 2012 at 11:00 — 2 Comments

Actions to improve insulation on Hackney Council Estates


Generally Hackney is a typical inner London Borough with limited scope for cavity wall insulation because so many of the homes have pre-1919 solid walls. While working as a paid surveyor on the Mayor of London’s RENEW programme I realised that this was not the case for homes originally built by Hackney Council. There is a band of estates scattered across Hackney built in the late 1970s easily identified by their non-standard bricks which were built with cavities. Most have…


Added by Peter J I Snell on August 7, 2012 at 14:31 — No Comments

I love the Olympics but....

banksy - Banksy welcomes the London Olympics with satirical street art

I love the Olympics but....

Many people may not take me for the typical straight male sport addict, a victim of Chomsky's …


Added by Russell Miller on August 7, 2012 at 5:30 — 4 Comments

Honey Festival

Hello All 


We are the Honey Club part of Wolff Olins ( and a year and half ago we founded a bee-focused social enterprise called The Honey Club ( with a local youth charity, Global Generation ( 


We focus on saving bees and learning about sustainable…


Added by Honey Club on August 3, 2012 at 13:33 — No Comments

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