Thursday 18th October at Shoreditch High Street Station 16.00-20.00.
Launch of Energy Garden Community Bond with nibbles and drinks.
For more information visit: www.repowering.org.uk
Added by jan kuiper on October 15, 2018 at 12:30 — No Comments
We had a fab day co-hosting the zero waste market with Plastic Free Hackney, educational activities such as DIY vertical salad leaf planters and ofcourse the screening of 'A Plastic Ocean' in the evening followed by a lively panel discussion.…Continue
Added by samantha on October 6, 2018 at 8:00 — No Comments
Hackney Energy has struggled to get a new solar power/community energy project up and running this past year. The big issue is government cuts in support for community energy - as frackers, the Tories seem to despise the wishes of local communities.
Meanwhile, Hackney Council decided not to support the Wilton Estate solar scheme while it works out a borough-wide energy plan. It's six months since the local elections and we haven't heard anything further.
If we had received…Continue
Added by Philip Pearson on October 4, 2018 at 12:42 — No Comments
At the April screening of the film ‘Powertrip’ on fracking we were pleased to welcome Richard Roberts aka Richard ‘the piano tuner’ as a panellist. Sadly Richard along with two other anti-fracking activists received a much rougher welcome by the HM Prisons Service this month. His crime, for which he received a sixteen month custodial sentence, was attempting to stop a greater environmental one.
The judge handed down the three…Continue
Added by Richard Payne on October 3, 2018 at 18:30 — No Comments
After a day helping at the Big Fix, some strong images remain.
There were the two young women modelling second-hand garments they had bought while Traid volunteers nipped and tucked until they fitted perfectly – a veritable fashion show.
And the man who had brought his much-loved…Continue
Added by Gillian Symons on October 3, 2018 at 15:30 — No Comments
Every day, a dangerous and even deadly threat faces millions of children across the UK: toxic air.
That's one in three children living, learning and playing amidst toxic air; 4.5 million children at risk of stunted lung growth, reduced brain development and lifelong conditions like asthma; £40 million a year spent by the NHS and social services on related illnesses.
The devastating impact on children's health must not be ignored.…Continue
Added by Kathryn Johnson on October 1, 2018 at 12:26 — No Comments