November 2012 Blog Posts (8)

Why Hackney Council can’t sign the London Cycling Campaign’s Safer Lorries, Safer Cycling pledge – but what it is doing to help safer cycling

Copied email from the Mayor of Hackney:


From: Mayor Pipe

To: ................

Sent: Tuesday, November 27, 2012 12:44 PM

Subject: Re: Safer Lorries, Safer Cycling

Dear ....................

Re: Safer Lorries, Safer Cycling

Thank you for your email regarding the London Cycling Campaign’s Safer Lorries, Safer…


Added by Michael Calderbank on November 28, 2012 at 0:07 — No Comments

Clean British Energy

Friends of the Earth's Clean British Energy campaign aims to help transform the way Britain produces and uses energy. FoE - and many others - believe that Clean British energy is our best hope for a clean, secure and affordable fuel energy future. Why? Because:…


Added by Katherine Pitt on November 27, 2012 at 20:20 — No Comments

The Tree week one


... THE TREE is a one year collaborative project, alternating weekly between Russell Higgs and cAt Monstersmith.

The Tree is a Tree Of Heaven situated @ Hackney City Farm ...

Book Leaf 1- Ruth Rendell "Adam and Eve and Pinch Me", Kate Morton…


Added by Russell Shaw Higgs on November 22, 2012 at 17:59 — 2 Comments

Have You Seen a Hedgehog in Hackney

A woman saw a hedgehog by the railway line on Stoke Newington Common in late October. It may have been disturbed by the clearance work done on the railway cutting. Fortunately Tree Musketeers and Stoke Newington Common Users Group have planted a lot of trees, shrubs and climbers along the railway line so that there is…


Added by Russell Miller on November 22, 2012 at 16:30 — 5 Comments

Cow Bridge - a Dog's Dinner

Cow Bridge was due to be open and finished a year ago

Compacted mud where there used to be grass…


Added by Hackney Marshes Users Group on November 22, 2012 at 13:30 — 1 Comment

Council motion on 20mph speed limit

Hackney Cyclists have circulated details of a motion on 20mph speed limits which will be debated at the Council meeting on the 21st November. The motion was…


Added by James Diamond on November 14, 2012 at 11:00 — 5 Comments

East Marsh restoration begins

The process of restoring East Marsh from a coach park to a green space has begun. You can see here the paving being stripped away from a layer of hardcore beneath.

By autumn of next year, we're promised, the green space will be restored. The football and rugby pitches that were shoehorned onto the main marsh will be moved back. The pressure on space ended HMUG's…


Added by Hackney Marshes Users Group on November 13, 2012 at 20:30 — No Comments

Get posting!

We've revamped our discussion forum, with sections for…


Added by Sustainable Hackney on November 7, 2012 at 17:59 — No Comments

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