Waste Collection Changes – Focus Groups – Hackney Council – Citizen Space

Message from Hackney Council Recycling Team Share your views about changes to your waste collections: Hackney Council wants to hear your thoughts on the upcoming changes to your waste collections. You’re invited to register for an online discussion group, taking place on Thursday 15th and Friday 16th October, from 2pm – 3.15pm. Register here to take part in a discussion...

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Join Michael Desmond and make a difference in these times

Lea Bridge ward and Hackney Downs ward councillors have got together to fight the proposed closure of the Brooke Road sorting office by Royal Mail. There is a petition at http://chng.it/6w4h2jfn People should write to the CEO of Royal Mail objecting. Nearest sorting office to Clapton is near Leyton Bakers Arms! We have heard that it could be closing down...

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Help Save Brooke Road Sorting Office

Help Save Brooke Road Sorting Office – write and express your views to Stuart Simpson, Royal Mail CEO. His contact details: Email: ceo.office@royalmail.com Please remember to CC all of your emails to: ian.rathbone@hackney.gov.uk Post: Stuart Simpson, CEO of Royal Mail, 100 Victoria Embankment, London, EC4Y 0HQ Petition organisers say: We’ve been in communication with Councillor Ian Rathbone and he’s said...

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Come along to your local Ward Forum!

Lea Bridge Ward Forum is on Thursday Sept 24, 7.30pm.  Topics for discussion: New Ice Rink Development and impact on Oxbow Island.   This ward forum is to discuss the planning application for a new double-pad ice centre on Leyton Marsh, in Leabridge Road, replacing the current building.  There will be a presentation from the Lea Valley Regional Park officers followed...

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Rainbow Connections

Here’s a short film from a few months back, an ode to the NHS, documenting the rainbow artwork in windows in our area of London, made by Josh Hine. A personal project created in lockdown to celebrate the wonderful NHS! Song: Rainbow connection – Sleeping at Last Film: Josh Hine (www.joshhine.co.uk)

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Want to oppose the ice centre planning application? Here’s how.

The Lee Valley Regional Park Authority (LVRPA) wants to replace the current ice centre on Lea Bridge Road with a building that is almost twice the size. If planning permission is granted, it means we will lose precious Metropolitan Open Land (MOL), not to mention the huge impact of increased traffic, footfall and general disturbance to residents on Southwold and...

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Lammas Litter Pick Day

Join Lammas Day Litter Pick on August 1, 10.30am, meet at the rear of the Waterworks Nature Reserve and Golf Course. Litter picking with a purpose – celebrate the ancient Lammas Day (Celtic ‘Lughnasa’) on the Marshes that marks the end of haymaking and start of cattle grazing, and remember the Lammas Day 1892 event above. Meet at the rear...

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