Hackney formally declared an emergency in 2019. We produced a community response to that declaration in November that…Continue
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Did you know that the new Hackney Parks and Green Spaces Strategy will affect green spaces on estates? From next year the Hackney Parks Department will take on the management of 237 green spaces on Hackney's estates in addition to the 58 parks and green spaces they already manage. That's why it is vital that estate residents have an input to the strategy…Continue
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At this year’s Sustainable Hackney AGM, we asked people to talk about what they wanted to help build Hackney back better. Now we are asking everyone who wasn’t there.
Hackney Council are holding a meeting early in March on building back better in Hackney post-Covid, and this is a chance to feed into it: if you tell us,…Continue
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As Black Lives Matter protests exploded around the world, statues of racists were toppled after mass protests. The trustees of Hackney’s Museum of the Home held a public consultation on whether the statue above its door, of slave trader Robert Geffrye, should come down. Hackney people voted overwhelmingly for its…Continue
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Hackney Council has launched a consultation on it's draft Parks and Green Spaces Strategy. You can read the …Continue
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A beautiful calendar which makes a lovely gift.
Palm 2 Supermarket 152-156 Lower Clapton Road (by Clapton Pond) E5 0QJ
The Broadway Bookshop 6 Broadway Market, E8 4QJ
Church Street Post Office 170 Church Street, Stoke Newington, N16 0JL
Abney Park Cemetery Trust - Visitor…Continue
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Hackney has started the process of replacing its Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP). The BAP was developed by the Hackney Biodiversity Partnership and outlined priorities and set out a programme of action to improve biodiversity across the borough. Developed and monitored by a group of local people interested in nature conservation the partnership has continued to meet…Continue
In November last year Sustainable Hackney developed a community response to Hackney Council’s…Continue
Globally the United Nations is calling on governments to seize the opportunity to “build back better” by creating more sustainable, resilient and inclusive societies.
Here in Hackney we've been musing on the…Continue
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In this blog, we offer the personal reflections of people closely involved in Sustainable Hackney, on how the pandemic has affected them personally, and the wider Hackney community.
We’ve joined #BuildBackBetter
‘We can emerge from this crisis a stronger, fairer, greener country.’…Continue
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The launch of Library of Things Dalston has been put on hold while the library is closed.
You may have heard that the Library of Things is coming to Dalston. The LoT will be based at Dalston CLR James Library and is a lending library for tools, DIY, gardening and cleaning equipment, and stuff for…Continue
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Following our recent meeting on the community response to the climate emergency we have written to the Mayor of Hackney, Philip Glanville, and invited him to join the panel debate at our next meeting on 25th March.
Community response to Hackney’s Climate Emergency…
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After the community submitted a response to Hackney Council’s climate emergency declaration back in November, we are following up to understand what actions the Council is planning to take to put their resolution into practice. To join the discussion, come to Sustainable Hackney’s next public consultation on the Climate Emergency at our next meeting on Wednesday 26…Continue
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Over a series of meetings the community has coordinated a response to Hackney Council's Climate Emergency declaration. We hoped to present this at the proposed citizen's assembly in November, but as this has been postponed we have submitted it to the council with a request to present our response to that meeting in the New Year.
Our response is…Continue
Have you ever visited the Sustainability Hackney website? Could you spare 15 – 20 minutes for a chat about your experience using the website?
Sustainable Hackney is about to embark on a small project to better understand how people use our website and how we can better deliver information about our…Continue
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The film 'Plastic Ocean' screened by SH showed starkly the madness of using an indestructible material for throw-away…Continue
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This year Hackney scored a disappointing 43% in the Good Food for London report, which helps gauge how London is doing to secure a healthy and sustainable food future, with a score less than half of the leading…Continue
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