Funny how that's not a question that was asked very often. Even though there are fewer and fewer people alive today who can actually remember the day US democracy was assassinated 50 years ago it seems to me an event worth remembering. If you are at all unsure about how or why JFK was murdered then it's not very hard to educate yourself. In fact it can be fairly entertaining since Oliver Stone's 1993 movie is based on a pretty good balance of fact…Continue
Added by Russell Miller on November 23, 2013 at 0:30 — No Comments
Hackney Unites are going places in engaging the local community to press for regeneration in Dalston that better benefits us all. They did post the report I wrote on the "Making a difference..." event at the Dalston Peoples Festival back in July. You can find it at; http://hackneyunites.blogspot.co.uk/ I've now worked through that report and included all the policy ideas into a Dalston manifesto which I hope to…Continue
Added by Peter J I Snell on November 18, 2013 at 17:17 — No Comments
Our first Restart party at Passing Clouds with Friends of the Earth went well, so many people we were struggling to keep up with demand. It was great the way people pitched in to help repair each other's stuff! Thanks to…Continue
Let’s get behind the firefighters on November 13th
Firefighters are being forced to stage another strike next week from 10.00-2.00. They deserve the full support of members of Sustainable Hackney. As the destructive effects of climate change become more common with extreme weather events increasingly disrupting and threatening lives with storms and floods, our emergency services capacity to respond is being wrecked by the coalition government.
Following the planned…Continue
Added by Richard Payne on November 11, 2013 at 12:00 — No Comments
The North London Waste Authority is abandoning the procurement process for waste contracts estimated to be worth more than £3bn over 25 to 30 years. and is looking at cheaper options instead.
The process came under fire after the withdrawal of Veolia left FCC Environmental and its partner Skanksa as the sole bidder for one contract to collect…Continue
Added by James Diamond on November 2, 2013 at 14:30 — No Comments
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Added by Richard Payne on November 1, 2013 at 23:39 — No Comments