Newmark has re-submitted same application to be heard by LBH November 6th in order to circumvent the arguments of our Judicial Review; SLocal is therefore calling for ‘calling in’ of application on grounds that LBH not qualified to judge it because of complex issues. Decision would then have to be made by a Planning Inspector rather than by councillors. ‘ Calling in’ is decided by Eric Pickles as Secretary of State for Communities and is the person we need to…Continue
Added by Abney Park User Group (APUG) on October 18, 2013 at 14:10 — No Comments
Mabley Green in Hackney is currently a boring but quite large patch of grass. The Mabley Green User Group received £100,000 (held by the council) to improve it and wants the money to be spent on creating the world's largest edible park full of fruit and nut trees, herbs and shrubs for all to enjoy. Sign their petition to the council …Continue
Added by Sustainable Hackney on October 17, 2013 at 13:30 — No 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…