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Repair & Re-use Day 24th June

Your local re-use and recycling centres

There are five re-use and recycling centres (i.e. dumps/tips) available to Hackney residents to dispose of a range of household waste items including unusable furniture, garden waste, electrical appliances, scrap metal and textiles. 21 more words

Five of the Best London Boroughs for Street Trees

From Hibiscus in Shoreditch, Golden Rain Trees in Osterley, and Bottlebrush trees in Pimlico, London has unexpected and fascinating street trees. Our urban forest, often under appreciated, is extremely varied and, what grows where differs around the city. 777 more words


Video: Spaces for artists in Hackney

By Julia Milet

I have done this video during my second year at City University of London during the course of my bachelor in journalism. I discovered the area of Hackney which I believed had so much to offer in terms of stories. 80 more words


Hackney the new Silicon Valley

By Julia Milet

Talking about innovation, London has reached for the consecutive year the first place as being the most innovative city in the world “as vigorous economic growth and commercial real estate fundamentals are complemented by initiatives which are transforming the city’s transport and building on its unique strengths as a global education and technology hub”, according to the JLL City Momentum Index. 787 more words


Vegan Market + Naked Burrito Party

Good evening!

I just came home, been out and about all day long. It has been a really good day, though. First, I went to Hackney Downs Vegan Market, and then later to a Naked Burrito Dinner Party. 412 more words


Piano Cover of Grieg's 'In the Hall of the Mountain King'

Grieg’s ‘In the Hall of the Mountain King’ is a piece that has become very famous over the past 100 years. Although initially composed for a full orchestra, it is equally beautiful on single instruments and for smaller ensembles. 65 more words

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