Opposition to Licence Application on Lower Clapton Road

CPNAG has objected to an application by The Hackney Arts Club 243 Lower Clapton Road London E5 8EG for a premises licence for plays, films, live music, recorded music, performance of dance, anything of similar description and supply of alcohol from 10:00 to 01:00am Sun to Wed and from 10:00 to 04:00am Thurs to Sat, and late night refreshment from...

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Christmas Carols by the Pond

St James’ Church in partnership with Clapton Pond Neighbourhood Action Group Presents Traditional Christmas Carols By Candlelight Led by Reverend Rosemia Brown at Clapton Pond     Saturday, December 13 at 4.00pm (By the play area) This will be followed by mulled wine, mince pies and tea/coffee; to be served after the singing in St James’ Church, by the bus stop...

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CPNAG Newsletter – Pondlife

After a gap of 6 years, Clapton Pond Neighbourhood Action Group’s newsletter, Pondlife, is now published. All of you living in a fairly wide catchment area around Clapton Pond should have received a copy through your door last week. Further copies will be available to pick up in local shops this week and, especially for those of you living further afield, we attach a...

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Community Day for Crime Prevention – Fri, Oct 3

Lea Bridge ward Police have been cracking down on burglary in the ward. As well as stepping up patrols in some areas and working plain clothes surveillance, they have organised a Community Day for Crime Prevention (Burglary Initiative). They will be distributing Crime Prevention awareness leaflets in the area of Clapton Pond between 4pm and 6pm this Friday October 3,...

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A Visit to Pond House

After many years of planning, negotiating, campaigning and building, Pond House is coming back into use. On May 1st this year, One Housing Group (OHG) invited several local heritage groups including CPNAG, the Hackney Society and the local Conservation Advisory Committee to send reps to a viewing of the work that has been carried out by OHG at the Grade...

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Consultation on Upper Clapton Tram Depot

As many of you will know, the Tram Depot, just north of the Leabridge Roundabout, in Upper Clapton Road, has been the subject of controversy as it got taken over by developers who sought to demolish most of it, evict the artistic community based there and build some very small flats.  CPNAG supported the community fight to keep the depot...

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Community First Programme – Funding Applications Open

The following announcement is from the Leabridge Community First Panel. Please contact them – details below – with any questions or for further information.   Applications for funding from the Community First Programme are now open. The Closing Date for bids is July 28, 2014. Bids can be made up to around £2,500. The final decision on awarding the grant...

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The Clapton Festival 2014

THE CLAPTON FESTIVAL  So successful in 2011, ’12 & ’13, is due to return. An initial meeting for all those interested in being involved, in any way, has been called. Date: Monday, 28th April 2014 Time: 6.30pm Location: Hackney Heart, 411 Narrow Way Mare Street www.hackneyheart.com ALL WELCOME, OLD & NEW!!  SPREAD THE WORD!!! For a flavour of previous Festivals, see:...

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