100% of our new councillors pledged support for our ward asks

99% of all candidates supported our proposals in the local elections, and 100% of those elected have committed themselves to delivering them, including the re-elected mayor of Hackney. Now the hard work begins. We chose our ward ‘asks’ carefully. They vary in scale, but they’re all worth doing and we want to see them through. […]

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Mayoral candidates’ responses to our local election manifesto

We sent our ten-point manifesto, drawn up by LCC members at meetings earlier this year, to the five candidates for mayor of Hackney, inviting them to provide written comments. The candidates were also invited to our May meeting to give their views on our ten-point manifesto. The following four candidates attended: Mischa Borris (Green Party), […]

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Hackney local elections 2014

OUR MANIFESTO What will they do for cycling? Hackney has led the resurgence of cycling in London for more than a decade. Many factors have contributed to this, especially influential among which have been the policies and decisions of Hackney’s elected mayor and councillors. But the job is far from finished. Yes, one in five […]

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Ride with us to the Big Ride this Saturday

Join us this coming Saturday, 17th May, as we ride together from London Fields to the West End to take part in the Space for Cycling Big Ride — a mass ride and rally to pressure all candidates standing in London’s local elections to commit themselves to making our city safe and inviting for cycling. […]

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Hackney LCC meeting 7th May 2014

London Cycling Campaign in Hackney Monthly Meeting Wednesday, 7th May, 2014 Marcon Court and Aspland Estates Community Hall Present: Kira Baeur, Mohan de Benoit, Siobhan Blackshaw (rides co-ordinator), Kate Charteris (committee member without portfolio), Marian Farrugia (committee member without portfolio), Carol Gray, Dave Harris (treasurer), Jono Kenyon (committee member without portfolio), Richard Lufkin, Dave Lukes […]

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