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Tower Hamlets supports inquiry into plans for controversial ‘super sewer’ under Thames

Tower Hamlets supports inquiry into plans for controversial ‘super sewer’ under Thames

Tower Hamlets council has declared its backing for the independent commission which is to look into plans for the so-called ‘super sewer’ under the Thames.…

Meet Reggie: the rocking horse that is ready to be recycled

Meet Reggie: the rocking horse that is ready to be recycled

Children invariably love cardboard boxes and packaging, often more than the contents which fill them, as playthings and toys. Now there is a children’s toy made entirely from cardboard.…

Improved Hoxton Square re-opens to the public

Improved Hoxton Square re-opens to the public

Hoxton Square has been re-opened after undergoing improvements suggested by its visitors and nearby residents.…

Residents fighting sewer plan for park stage show of solidarity

Residents fighting sewer plan for park stage show of solidarity

Residents in Tower Hamlets, who are campaigning to save their local park  from Thames Water’s “super sewer” plans, have celebrated its 89th anniversary in a display of community solidarity.…

Sainsbury’s consults on Stoke Newington plans

Sainsbury’s consults on Stoke Newington plans

Stoke Newington residents are to be consulted about plans for a Sainsbury’s supermarket just off Stoke Newington Church Street. The public exhibition of  the proposals  are  at Abney Public Hall, on  July 1 and 2.…

Petition against Stokie Sainsbury’s launched

Petition against Stokie Sainsbury’s launched

A petition against the development of a Sainsbury’s supermarket has been launched as Stoke Newington’s independent retailers and local residents brace themselves for a confrontation with high street giants.  …

Lewisham in Bloom: enter the competition

Lewisham in Bloom: enter the competition

The annual Lewisham in Bloom  competition is now open and the council is looking for the borough’s most beautiful garden. Last year, Forest Hill School for boys was overall winner, as well as winner of the school’s section. Staff member Sharon Curtis,  said: “The students were absolutely thrilled when they…

Residents protect park from ‘Super Sewer’

Residents protect park  from ‘Super Sewer’

Local residents in Tower Hamlets have forced Thames Water to reconsider constructing part of a ‘Super Sewer’ on King Edward Memorial Park.…

Council Investigates Lewisham’s Park Life

Council Investigates Lewisham’s Park Life

Lewisham Council are currently running a park survey in order to find out how public spaces are used and enjoyed.…

Coots nest destroyed by vandals

Coots nest destroyed by vandals

A nest of coots has been destroyed on the River Lea in Hackney, according to the RSPB.…