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People pledge for solar panelled pig pen

People pledge for solar panelled pig pen

Peppa and Pearl may just be a couple of Tamworth sows, but with a bit of help from the community they could soon be living in one of the most eco-friendly pig sties around.…

Council launches “easier” recycling scheme

Council launches “easier” recycling scheme

Residents can recycle more items than ever before straight from their doorstep after Lewisham Council launched a new scheme.…

Residents voice concerns over Olympics screens

Residents voice concerns over Olympics screens

Victoria Park users and residents are calling for a public consultation on plans to screen the Olympics in the park as they are concerned about the effect the event will have on the local area. Locals say the events from July 26 to August 12 will finish too late and…

Hackney Olympic legacy argument continues

Hackney Olympic legacy argument continues

Hackney Council is in disagreement with the Olympic Park Legacy Company’s plans for the local area after the end of 2012.…

Super sewer nightmare build threatens church

Super sewer nightmare build threatens church

Clergy and parishioners at St Pauls Church in Deptford fear the proposed use of the land next to the church as a construction site for the London super sewer will jeopardise their work and funding.…

Deptford residents furious over Thames Water plan to build ‘super-sewer’ on green site next to school

Deptford residents furious over Thames Water plan to build ‘super-sewer’ on green site next to school

Furious residents in Deptford have voiced their concerns over plans for a ‘super-sewer’ system that may be built in the area. At a meeting on November 15, Thames Water announced that the green land outside St Joseph’s Primary School is their preferred site for the Tideaway Tunnels scheme, which aims…

Childcare advice at free coffee mornings

Childcare advice at free coffee mornings

A local nappy company is offering advice is about using cloth nappies at free coffee mornings in Hackney.…

Eco-friendly Crystal grows in east London

Eco-friendly Crystal grows in east London

International engineering conglomerate Siemens, has recently announced the name of its new landmark centre of urban sustainability, which is being constructed in East London. The new eye-catching structure was christened ‘The Crystal’ at the high level ‘topping out’ ceremony that took place in East London last Wednesday the 26th of…

Overground works mean sleepless nights for locals

Overground works mean sleepless nights for locals

Lewisham residents are enduring sleepless nights as Transport For London carries out noisy rail construction works during the early hours of the morning on the East London Line overground extension.…

Residents complain about rubbish collections

Residents complain about rubbish collections

Croydon locals are getting increasingly frustrated with the council’s rubbish and recycling schedule.…