Post Tagged with: "Hackney"

  • Gypsy Roma Traveller Month comes to Hackney

    Gypsy Roma Traveller Month comes to Hackney

    Event May 11, 2012 9:12 pm no comments

    Gypsy Roma Traveller Month comes to Hackney Explore the history, cultures and languages of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities in Hackney next month and find out more about the borough’s history. Throughout June Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities across Britain will be celebrating Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Month (GRTHM) to […]

     
  • Vacancies: Development Officer – Clissold Park

    Vacancies: Development Officer – Clissold Park

    Vacancies February 29, 2012 11:03 am no comments

    Organisation: London Borough of Hackney Salary: £27,945 – £29,571 Location: Hackney Hours: Full Time Position type: Paid Contract: Fixed Term Contract Closing date: Wed 21 March 12 Website: www.hackney.gov.uk Contact telephone: 0208 356 8845 Contact email: recruitment@hackney.gov.uk Health and Community Services Green Spaces Full Time – 36hrs, Monday / Friday […]

     
  • Clissold Cafe: for a Cafe we can all enjoy

    Clissold Cafe: for a Cafe we can all enjoy

    Voices February 15, 2012 12:52 pm 9 comments

    At the weekend Big Smoke met up with Caroline Allen and Emma Dixon, two Green Party members and users of Hackney’s Clissold Cafe, to discuss what kind of cafe the community really needs. Clissold Park on a Saturday is dog utopia. Full to the brim of dogs charging, full tilt, […]

     
  • Monday’s London Links

    Monday’s London Links

    Overflow January 23, 2012 9:23 pm no comments

    Are you looking for desk space in Hackney? Yeah Hackney may be able to help. Sadly it seems the Olympics have been involved in sweat shop labour. Sacom Sarah Renee has a nice little video diary on why dropped kerbs are important to her. A community food growing project in […]

     
  • Wednesday’s London Links

    Wednesday’s London Links

    Overflow January 18, 2012 9:00 am no comments

    Islington People has a report on reclaiming squats. Facebook people! Why not like Bookswaps for London? Lenin’s Tomb is concerned about Nazi drinking games at LSE. Talking of the LSE our beloved police commissioner was there last night. Follow the twitter debate here. Road.cc has spotted two new cycle surgery shops in […]

     
  • The Weekend’s London Links: what the papers say

    The Weekend’s London Links: what the papers say

    Overflow January 15, 2012 12:03 pm no comments

    Hope you’re having a good weekend. Here’s a few  links we spotted out and about that you might find interesting or useful; The Hackney Citizen asks you to use your spare room for good. The Islington Tribune is bigging up the green volunteers. The Camden New Journal hosts Big Smoke […]

     
  • Friday’s London Links: round your way edition

    Friday’s London Links: round your way edition

    Overflow January 13, 2012 9:00 am no comments

    Wembley Matters wants you to sign a petition to save Willesdon Bookshop. SW9Red looks at the Brixton Road betting shop and is not best pleased. Brockley Central is getting into Team London. The BBC says the Lewisham Stephen Lawrence Center is under threat. Transpontine welcomes the opening of the Deptford Lounge. East […]

     
  • Thursday’s London Links

    Thursday’s London Links

    Overflow January 12, 2012 9:07 am 1 comment

    Dave Hill heaps praise upon the Greens’ Jenny Jones. Mayor Johnson is telling drivers to stop idling. Evening Standard. (Was there once a promise of ‘no idling zones?) Speaking of the Mayor Left Foot Forward have a great piece on his record on electric vehicles. (Hint: contains the word “piffle”) […]

     
  • The toast of Hackney

    The toast of Hackney

    Overflow January 9, 2012 9:29 pm 62 comments

    North London resident Emma Dixon tells Big Smoke about a recent culinary experience not to die for; “Most people make the mistake of thinking design is what it looks like.  That’s not what .. design is. .. It’s not just what it looks .. like.  Design is how it works.” – Steve […]

     
  • Sunday’s London Links

    Sunday’s London Links

    Overflow January 8, 2012 8:33 am no comments

    Not sure where to celebrate Burns Night in London? Londonist has the info. Paul Kingsnorth has a really excellent essay ‘confessions of a recovering environmentalist’ in Orion Magazine. Fancy exploring nature or digging things up? Brockwell Park has a handy diary. Cycling weekly says Britain has failed cycling. Ever heard […]