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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.…

Lewisham branded worst borough for recycling

Lewisham branded worst borough for recycling

Lewisham residents need to “step up their game” and get back to the “basics of recycling”, the deputy chairman of the environment committee has said.…

New Hackney skate park covered in graffiti

New Hackney skate park covered in graffiti

Just one week after opening the brand new skate park in Stoke Newington’s Clissold park is covered in graffiti.…

ELL Walks – Hackney: Stamford Hill to Homerton

ELL Walks – Hackney: Stamford Hill to Homerton

Hackney can be a wild beast if you know where to look. And, no, that doesn’t mean the Kingsland road at some ungodly hour on a Saturday morning.…