Hackney Housing Debate on Sunday 19th October at Chats Palace, 6pm.
An evening of debate and discussion about the current cost of
housing crisis, and what needs to change for the situation to improve.
The MP for North Hackney, Diane Abbott,
will be discussing the situation with with speakers from three local
organisations concerned with addressing the cost-of-housing crisis:Hackney Digs (Hackney Renters), Priced Out and Positive Money. There will also be an open floor with Q&A.
Our next Stoke Newington ward forum is on Tuesday 30th September,
7pm at St Paul’s Church, Stoke Newington Road (enter via main church
We will be discussing future transport plans in Stoke
Newington, so if you are interested in anything to do with the one way system, walking,
cycling, public transport and road safety in our local area, please do come
along. We will spend the meeting:
• Receiving an
update on the latest plans to remove the one way system from Hackney’s Streetscene
officers – there are different options that are being modelled and there
is a commitment from Transport for London to take forward the plans
Transport Strategy which is currently being consulted on – we will look
at the implications for Stoke Newington and gather your ideas so we can make a
submission before the consultation closes.
Ward forums are an opportunity to bring people together with
your local councillors to identify priorities for improving our area.
We look forward to seeing you on 30th. If you know any other
residents who might be interested - please do forward this on – all are
·A cafe and
lots ofother food
stalls ·Lots of stuff for children – including Albion Kids show, ...
·Flint knapping – make your own stone age stone tool ·Hackney Museum showing archaeological artefacts found on S N
Common and locally
and collecting oral histories
·Football ·Traditional and new board games ·Eco-active craft making from recycling ·Music, ·Sock wrestling ·Table tennis ·And more
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from West Hackney - I hope that all is well and that you are enjoying the
aware that for the last 7 years, St Paul’s Church and the people of West
Hackney have been working hard to bring about the re-ordering and regeneration
of the 2.5 acre site that is West Hackney Recreation Ground and St Paul’s
delighted to say that having secured funding of around £800,000 from the
Heritage Lottery Fund, the London Marathon Trust, West Hackney Parochial
Charity and St Paul’s Church coffers, we’ve achieved our aim and now, this site
is ready once again to reclaim its place at the heart of West Hackney, offering
the people of this area a magnificent and much-needed open green space.
be celebrating this achievement with a re-opening party on Saturday 6th
September in the company of the Mayor of Hackney and the Bishop of Stepney, who
have graciously agreed to declare the site ‘re-opened’.
much hope that you might join us for this great occasion in the life of West
Hackney. I’m attaching a flyer giving details - we’re encouraging people to
come along and bring some food to share in a massive picnic. There’ll be lots
of fun things to do and see and we’d love to have your company.
you’d drop me a one-liner to let me know if you can make it?
every good wish,
Revd Niall Weir - Rector of West Hackney