Consultation on Clapton Pond Playground

A public consultation is open giving residents the opportunity to comment on the proposals for a new play area at The Pond. Residents can access the consultation from at https://consultation.hackney.gov.uk/libraries-leisure-and-green-spaces/clapton-pond-play-area-improvements/ Most of the facilities in our parks and green spaces are closed in line with updated government guidance to limit the spread of coronavirus.

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Q&A with Dr Sandra Husbands and Mayor Phil Glanville

Dr Sandra Husbands will join Hackney Mayor Phil Glanville for a live Q&A with the Gazette about the roll out of the coronavirus vaccine.Hackney residents can have their coronavirus questions answered by the experts in a live Q&A hosted by the Gazette. On February 25 from 5pm to 6pm, we are inviting residents to join Dr Sandra Husbands, director of...

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Apply now: new coronavirus business grants launched

Small and micro businesses and the self-employed in Hackney can apply for a one-off payment of up to £9,000 today after a new grant to support those affected by coronavirus was launched by Hackney Council. The second round of the Additional Restrictions Grant, a discretionary grant scheme, will support small businesses who either had to legally close from December onwards due...

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Lifting spirits in Appleby as Winter Wanderland lights up the town – Cumberland and Westmorland Herald

I posted a while back abut Window Wanderland. For a little more inspiration, our friend in Appleby, the lead artist on the event there, has posted an article and film of their display (over 300 windows through the town). Fabulous community project!!! Our one in Clapton and Homerton is coming up in just over a week – should be really...

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Laptop appeal | Hackney Council

Businesses and local residents are being asked to donate spare laptops to support young people in Hackney who do not have access to a computer at home. During the coronavirus pandemic, many young people were able to keep up with online lessons and school work at home. However, around 4,000 pupils are believed to not have sufficient access to ICT...

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Window Wanderland: Homerton & Clapton, February 2021

Welcome to the first Homerton & Clapton Window Wanderland We’ve all be inspired by the rainbows for the NHS and carers, and by Black Lives Matter posters in our windows. This half term, with your help, we will transform the neighbourhood – which is home to the wonderful Homerton Hospital – into a magical outdoor gallery for all to enjoy!  Please join us!...

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