Yesterday’s cycle pitstop in London Fields

Five cycle mechanics, two gazebos, several dozen bananas, subsidised lights and bells for sale, plus information and advice, courtesy of Hackney Council’s Streetscene department. In essence just a scaled-up ‘Dr Bike’, the first cycle pitstop was held by Hackney Cyclists a couple of years ago on the Kingsland Road, and the council has since taken […]

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Construction industry vehicles kill in Hackney and Southwark

London’s construction industry killed two more people this week. On Tuesday, a tipper truck operated by Keltbray killed medical student Muhammad ‘Haris’ Ahmed in Borough, near London Bridge. The truck appears to have been on its way to or from the construction site of the ‘Shard’, and was probably not on one of the routes […]

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Hackney LCC meeting 3 March 2010

Venue: Marcon Court Estate Community Hall Members present: Trevor Parsons, Chas Wilshere, Siobhan Owens, Michael Cordy, Brenda Puech, Anna Hughes, Ben Edmonds, Oliver Schick Guests: Katy Andrews Apologies: none received Topics discussed: 1. Matters arising 2. Tesco Morning Lane planning application 3. Paul Street two-way cycling 4. Rivington Street two-way cycling 5. Gascoyne Road 6. […]

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