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Circulated to 108,000 homes and businesses by Hackney Council                                                                                                                          Issue 293 22 October 2012


                                                                                                                                                                                       Noisy sessions

                                                                                                                                                                                       Looking back


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                                                                                                                                                                 Photo: Sean Pollock

 Bloomin’ beautiful
Winners of the best newcomers for Hackney in Bloom 2012: Somerford Grove Growing Club. The award ceremony for green-fingered residents took place on 4 October
                                                                                                                                                                                        Tickets to the
                                                                                                                                                                                        Christmas Ideal
 HACKNEY in Bloom,               Now in its eighth year,         helped make the borough a         best business premises         non-professional); young and
 the Council’s annual            judges awarded nine first-      green and pleasant place to       garden; best community         green-fingered award; and
                                                                                                                                                                                        Home Show
 gardening competition,          class prizes to residents,      live. This year’s competition     project (professional and      best newcomer award.
 has recognised the              schools, community groups,      categories were for: best front   voluntary); best growing       See pages 8-9 for more info
 borough’s top growers.          and businesses who have         garden; best container garden;    project (professional and      and pics.                                            25

                                                                                                                                                                                       Hackney History

 2     22 October 2012

                         Hackney Today is
                         produced by the
                         & Consultation team
                         at London Borough
                         of Hackney, Room
                         82, Hackney Town
                         Hall, Mare Street, E8
                         1EA. E-mail: htnews@

                         Jane Young
                         Tel: 020 8356 3275
                         E: jane.young@hackney.gov.uk

                         & designer:
                         Sappho Lauder
                         Tel: 020 8356 2342
                         E: sappho.lauder@hackney.gov.uk

                         Marcel Reinard
                         Tel: 020 8356 4966
                         E: marcel.reinard@hackney.gov.uk

                         Advertising &
                         distribution manager
                         David Roberts

                                                                                                                                                  Photos: Sean Pollock
                                                               Book worms
                         Tel: 020 8356 2416
                         E: david.roberts@hackney.gov.uk

                         Hackney Today is published
                         by the London Borough
                         of Hackney. It has a print          Hackney libraries hold an array of reading groups for children and young people
                         run of 108,000 copies and
                         is delivered free, to every                 VER 1,000                   borrow books, study or use           with staff able to give             gives teenagers, aged 13
                         home and business in the
                         borough each fortnight
                         The paper’s official,
                         independently audited
                         door-to-door delivery is
                                                            O        Hackney children
                                                                     gave their literacy
                                                                     skills a boost after
                                                            taking part in this year’s
                                                            Reading Challenge.
                                                                                                 a computer.”
                                                                                                    Dajuan Thomas, five,
                                                                                                 took part in this year’s
                                                                                                 reading challenge and
                                                                                                 received his medal at an
                                                                                                                                      information on finding the
                                                                                                                                      right book.
                                                                                                                                        Hackney Central and
                                                                                                                                      Shoreditch libraries hold
                                                                                                                                      boys-only reading groups,
                                                                                                                                                                          to 16, a chance to get
                                                                                                                                                                          involved with their local
                                                                                                                                                                          library and learn new skills
                                                                                                                                                                          along the way. There are
                                                                                                                                                                          opportunities to develop
                         91,696 copies per issue,             The children, aged                 award event. He said: “It            and teenage reading groups          basic skills in creative
                         according to Audit Bureau of       four to eleven, were                 was excellent because it             are held at Hackney                 writing, training in digital
                         Circulations (ABC) figures for     encouraged to read six or            made me have fun when I              Central and Dalston CLR             and social media, and
                         the period Jan-Jun 2012            more books during the                read the books.”                     James libraries. Budding            volunteering experience.
                                                            summer. They then had to                Dajuan’s mother, Dionne           writers, aged seven to 13,          The group meets every
                                                            explain the books to one             Thomas, added: “It is a              can also join the young             month at Dalston CLR
                                                            of Hackney’s librarians,             nice way of getting adults           writers club at Shoreditch          James Library.
                                                            who were on hand to help             and children to read books.          Library and Dalston                    To find out more about
                         Paid for advertising is
                                                            the youngsters.                      We have been doing the               CLR James, while Stoke              the Council’s libraries,
                         carried in the paper to keep
                                                              Cllr Jonathan McShane,             challenge for two years. It          Newington Library runs              visit: www.hackney.gov.
                         costs to a minimum. We
                                                            Cabinet Member for                   encourages Dajuan to read            a games club for the                uk/cl-libraries.
                         reserve the right to refuse
                         advertising. The products
                                                            Health, Social Care                  because there is a target            over-sevens.
                         and services advertised in         and Culture, said:                   and a reward when he                   Hackney MyVoice also
                         this paper do not carry the        “Congratulations to all              completes the challenge.”
Hackney Today is                                            the children who took part              All
printed on 100 per
                         endorsement of Hackney
                         Today or London Borough            in the reading challenge. I          eight
                                                                                                                                                                         Did you know?
cent recycled paper.     of Hackney                         hope they’ve discovered a            of the                                                                  The national
Please make sure                                            love of stories and books.           Council’s                                                               Reading Challenge,
                         Printed by Trinity Mirror            “Libraries are a fantastic         libraries
you recycle it after                                                                                                                                                     coordinated by The
reading, so the                                             free community facility and          contain
                         Distributed by London
                                                            a great place for families to        children’s
                                                                                                                                                                         Reading Agency, is
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                                                                                                                                                                                    News in brief
                                                                                                                                                                                    Keep safe in fireworks season
                                                                                                                                                                                    THE Council, police and fire brigade are working together
                                                                                                                                                                                    to keep the borough safe during the lead-up to Bonfire
                                                                                                                                                                                    Night on 5 November.
                                                                                                                                                                                    Over the next few weeks, police cadets will carry out
                                                                                                                                                                                    test purchases to check no shops in Hackney are
                                                                                                                                                                                    selling fireworks to under 18s. Those who do could face
                                                                                                                                                                                    prosecution, and young people found in possession
                                                                                                                                                                                    of fireworks can be fined £80 or receive a custodial
                                                                                                                                                                                    sentence if their actions cause injury or harm to others.
                                                                                                                                                                                    The Council and police will also be cracking down
                                                                                                                                                                                    on anti-social behaviour, which can spike during the
                                                                                                                                                                                    firework season. Cllr Feryal Demirci, Cabinet Member for
                                                                                                                                                                                    Neighbourhoods, said: “With Halloween, Bonfire Night
                                                                                                                                                                                    and Diwalli coming up, it’s important to remember to
                                                                                                                                                                                    never take risks – follow the firework code and if you’ve
                                                                                                                                                                                    got any concerns, let us know.”
                                                                                                                                                                                    All legal fireworks are marked with the British Standard

                                                                                                                                                          Photo: Stacey Hatfield
                                                                                                                                                                                    Kitemark BS 7114. Anyone with concerns about the
                                                                     Photo: Rich Gilligan

                                                                                                                                                                                    illegal sale or storage of fireworks is urged to contact
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     trading standards.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Residents can also
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     report anti-social use of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     fireworks to the police.
 Little Noise Sessions 2012 acts confirmed so far, clockwise from above: Villagers; Richard Hawley; Lucy Rose; The Maccabees and Daughter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Contact the Council’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     trading standards team
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     on: 020 8356 4929.

Make some noise                                                                                                                                                                    Don’t take risks around fireworks

                                                                                                                                                                                    Tips on staying warm in winter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     To contact the police in a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     non-emergency call: 101.

                                                                                                       We’re back at St John-at-                                                    WITH the clocks going back on Sunday, 28 October,
                                                                                                       Hackney Church, which                                                        residents may be worried about the cost of heating their
                                                                                                 inspired a truly electric                                                          homes this winter. Luckily, there is help out there and now is
                                                                                                                                                                                    a good time to find out more about the support on offer.
                                                                                                 atmosphere alike last year                                                         Many residents may be entitled to benefits such as the
                                                                                                                                                                                    winter fuel payment, which helps households with someone
                                                                                               On 23 November, The            “There is nothing more                                over pension credit age with heating costs; or the cold
                                                                                            Maccabees, also nominated       extraordinary than seeing                               weather payment, which is paid if the temperature is
                                                                                            for a Mercury prize this        big artists perform in such                             an average of zero degrees Celsius or below over seven
 Noah and the Whale are headlining Little Noise Sessions on 24 November                     year, will perform their        an intimate and beautiful                               consecutive days.
                                                                                            short listed album ‘Given to    venue. We have a week of                                Find out more at: www.gov.uk/winter-fuel-payment;
         ICHARD Hawley,               live gigs that raise money                            the Wild’. Blues musician       incredible shows lined up,                              and: www.gov.uk/cold-weather-payment

R        Noah and The
         Whale, and The
         Maccabees are
the first headliners to be
announced for Mencap’s
                                      for people with learning
                                      disabilities returns to St
                                      John-at-Hackney Church
                                      from 20 to 25 November.
                                      Fifty tickets have been set
                                                                                            Jamie N Commons is also
                                                                                            set to play on the night. Buy
                                                                                            tickets at: bit.ly/TwrGWo
                                                                                               Noah and the Whale
                                                                                            takeover for 24 November,
                                                                                                                            all in aid of Mencap and
                                                                                                                            supporting people with a
                                                                                                                            learning disability.”
                                                                                                                              Last year Elbow,
                                                                                                                            Goldfrapp, Example,
                                                                                                                                                                                    Residents who own a property and are on certain benefits
                                                                                                                                                                                    may also be eligible for a warm front grant of up to £3,500.
                                                                                                                                                                                    To find out more, call: 0800 316 2805; or visit:
                                                                                                                                                                                    Residents can also save money by making their homes
Little Noise Sessions 2012.           aside for each session for                            with support slots from         Chris Martin, and Marina                                more energy efficient. To find out how to save up to £300 on
  The annual series of                Hackney residents.                                    Villagers, Lucy Rose and        and the Diamonds were                                   your household bills this winter, call: 0800 512 012; or visit:
                                         Mercury Prize nominated                            Daughter. Buy tickets at:       among the acts that                                     www.energysavingtrust.org.uk
                                      singer Richard Hawley                                 bit.ly/U9JDjb                   performed. Further line-up                              Also look out for the
                                         plays on 21 November,                                 BBC Radio 2 DJ, and          announcements for 2012                                  Hackney Homes Winter
                                            with support from                               Mencap ambassador, Jo           are set to follow soon.                                 Warmer event next year.
 Did you know?                                Swedish folk duo                              Whiley is curating the          Tickets on sale now.                                    For more info about
                                               First Aid Kit and                            six day festival. She said:                                                             keeping warm, visit:
 Little Noise Sessions                                                                                                                                                              www.hackney.gov.
                                                 London’s King                              “We’re back at St John-at-        MORE INFO
 are hosted by DJ                                Charles. Visit:                            Hackney Church, which                                                                   uk/s-hah-kwiws; or:
 Jo Whiley every year                             bit.ly/VakhNY                             inspired a truly electric             For more info, visit:                             www.nhs.uk/livewell/
 to raise money for                               to buy residents’                         atmosphere for fans and               www.littlenoise                                   winterhealth/pages/
 charity Mencap                                   tickets.                                  artists alike last year.              sessions.org.uk                                   keepwarmkeepwell.aspx Wrap up well, winter is coming
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   Photos: Brett Cove

               Election results
 New members of Hackney Youth Parliament, including Lee Eastland (below with Cllr Rita Krishna) and outgoing member Rebecca Samuel (right)

            ORE than 6,000                hard for this – it shows you      stereotype you, this gives             11 to 19 who lives, or goes

M           young people
            from across the
            borough had
their say at the Hackney
Youth Parliament (HYP)
                                          get out what you put in. I’m
                                          excited but it’s not like ‘I’ve
                                          won! I’ve won!’ I now have
                                          to do what I promised.”
                                            Lee Eastland, 16, who will
                                                                            you a chance to prove them
                                                                            wrong. The next step for me
                                                                            is to make the difference, to
                                                                            do what I said I’d do. You’ll
                                                                            find me in schools, in youth
                                                                                                                   to school or a youth club, in
                                                                                                                   the borough. The turnout
                                                                                                                   was more than double that
                                                                                                                   of the last election in 2010.
                                                                                                                     The results were
                                                                                                                                                                  I worked really hard for this
                                                                                                                                                                  – it shows you get out
                                                                                                                                                             what you put in
elections on 17 October.                  represent Stoke Newington,        centres, doing sessions                announced in the Council
  Following months of                     said: “Being elected means a      in youth clubs. I will be              chamber on 17 October,              neighbourhood areas of           Previous HYP members
writing manifestos, speaking              lot; it shows when you work       assertive, I will be loud, I           following a Q&A with the            the borough, feeding back      were involved in designing
at hustings and trying to                 hard and you’re persistent,       will be there.”                        Mayor of Hackney, Jules             young peoples’ thoughts        the new Young Hackney
convince class mates and                  your hard work will pay off.         Voting took place                   Pipe, at an event to mark           and ideas to local decision    centres, helped to shape
those at youth centres to                           “When people            in schools and Young                   Local Democracy Week.               makers, including the police   police stop and search
vote for them, 28 young                                                     Hackney centres between                  The 28 new members                and the Council, but also      policy, were members
people, aged 11-19, were                                                    10 and 16 October, and                 of Youth Parliament                 on a national, and even        of the Council’s scrutiny
chosen to represent the                                                     was open to anyone aged                will represent the four             global level.                  committee and also
youth of the borough.                                                                                                                                                                 arranged fun events around
  But the real work                                                                                                                                                                   the borough.
begins now, and                                                                   Newly elected Youth Parliament members                                                                Former member Rebecca
the new Youth                                                                                                                                                                         Samuel said: “I’m proud to
Parliament                                                                     Homerton                    North East                   Shoreditch              Stoke                 see the next generation of
members are                                                                    Emanuel Alonge              Florence Adeoye              Halema Begum            Newington             Hackney Youth Parliament
looking forward                                                                Javani Brown                Anna-Marie                   Vera Boateng            Zafar Alibhai         aspire to such success.”
to a busy two                                                                   Shaniah Burns              Descartes-Thomas             Dylan Ferner-Rose       Harry Dixon
years in office.                                                                Kenya McKenzie             Abde Hadjimi                 Amari Glenn             Lee Eastland
  Florence Adeoye,                                                               Kennedy Nwosu             Roxanna Matoorah             Ife Grillo              Mariam Haji
                                                                                                                                                                                        MORE INFO
14, was elected in the                                                            Ryanna Ryan              Buki Osofisan                Liam Joseph-            Billie Myers               For more information,
North East area. She                                                              Teswane Stephen          Cherry Smith                 Beckles                 Nadia Priebe               visit: www.
said: “I worked really                                                                                     Kaylise Vassell              Pius Davies Yeboah      Rwby Tucker                younghackney.org

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                                                                                                                                            News in brief
                                                                                                                                            New ward forums in Hackney
                                                                                                                                            WARD forums that began in the summer are developing a
                                                                                                                                            new way for residents and their councillors to work together
                                                                                                                                            to improve Hackney.
                                                                                                                                            The Council replaced the old ‘neighbourhood committees’,
                                                                                                                                            which covered large areas of the borough, with more local
                                                                                                                                            groups at ward level. Councillors then helped residents to
                                                                                                                                            agree the key things that needed to get done in each area.
                                                                                                                                            Ideas to emerge from the first round of forums included:
                                                                                                                                            • Look at ways of helping more people to get solar
                                                                                                                                                   panels, possibly through bulk buying – Haggerston
                                                                                                                                            • Work with local businesses to look at how to create a
                                                                                                                                                   town centre for the area – Hackney Downs
                                                                                                                                            • Produce a map of community assets, like youth groups
                                                                                                                                                   and community centres, and put it on the Council
                                                                                                                                                   website, so other residents can add to it – De Beauvoir
                                                                                                                                            • Give people the chance to post ideas to improve the
                                                                                                                                                   environment online – New River
                                                                                                                                            • Create a flower market in
                                                                                                                                                   Gillett Square and protect
                                                                                                                                                   the Peace Mural –
                                                                                                                                            • Create more youth provision
                                                                                                                                                   in Clapton – Kings Park
Clockwise from top: the Dalston youth hub (and inset); Shoreditch Youth Forum members; the Concorde; Hoxton Hall; Stoke Newington centre    • Focus on local concerns like
                                                                                                                                                   the gyratory and anti social

Youth centres open
                                                                                                                                            For more info see page 27 or
                                                                                                                                            visit: www.hackney.gov.uk/

        IVE new youth    centre in Dalston, from
                                                                                                                                            Theatre show up for award

F       centres will open
        their doors for a
        week-long launch
                         12noon to 6pm, on 27

festival during half-term.
  Young people, aged
                         October. Activities on offer
                         will include a trampoline
                         bungee in Dalston Square
                         (weather permitting),
                                                                                 There’s so much going on
                                                                                 in Hackney for young
                                                                             people to get involved in
                                                                                                                                            GRAEAE Theatre’s production of an Ian Dury inspired
                                                                                                                                            musical has received nominations for four national awards.
                                                                                                                                            ‘Reasons to be Cheerful’ is up for best touring production,
                                                                                                                                            best presentation of a touring theatre, promotion of cultural
                                                                                                                                            diversity and most welcoming theatre at the Theatrical
eight to 19, who attend the
                         cycle-powered Scaletrix,                                                                                           Management Association (TMA) Theatre Awards 2012.
festival – from 29 October
                         face painting, a barbecue                     a priority for Hackney so           and relationship issues.         They honour creative excellence and outstanding work seen
to 2 November – will be  and music, drama and                          I’m proud that we’re able to          A new flagship centre, in      across stages in Britain.
encouraged to ‘try five’ animation workshops.                          give young people a place           Forest Road, will support        Written by Paul Sirett and directed by Graeae’s Artistic
in order to find out what  Young Hackney will also                     to spend time together.             four centres in each of          Director Jenny Sealey, ‘Reasons to be Cheerful’ is a coming
the new Young Hackney    be running play activities                    There’s so much going               Hackney’s neighbourhoods:        of age tale that celebrates the uncompromising music of
centres have to offer. Byfor five to 15-year-olds at                   on in Hackney for young             Shoreditch (Hoxton Hall),        disabled musician Ian Dury and his band the Blockheads.
taking part in five or more
                         the centre, and Dalston                       people to get involved in,          Stoke Newington (Milton          It was created with the New Wolsey Theatre.
activities at any of the Eastern Curve Garden will                     so I’d urge anyone who’s            Gardens), Homerton               In 2012, the national tour took in seven venues around the
centres they will be     be open for art activities                    not visited them yet to get         (Concorde) and North East        UK, including Hackney Empire.
entered into a prize drawand pizza making.                             involved this half-term.”           (Woodberry Down).                Director Jenny Sealey visited tour venues to help theatres
to win an iPad.            Cllr Rita Krishna,                            The centres will provide            The Council won over           improve access provision and service. An online campaign,
  The festival opens with a
                         Cabinet Member for                            a focal point for young             £5million in funding             which included a project where members of the public
                         Children’s Services, said:
launch day for Forest Road                                             people to find out about            through the Myplace              could upload their                reasons to be cheerful,
                         “This is a great opportunity                  services provided by the            initiative and Youth                                                    was implemented as
                         to show off our new Young                     Council as well as the              Parliament members                                                          well as a vibrant
                           Hackney centres, which                      voluntary and community             worked with architects to                                                     social media
                              have been designed in                    sector. They will be safe,          help design the centres.                                                       campaign.
 WIN an iPad                    partnership with the                   welcoming places offering                                                                                         The results will
 By taking part in five or       young people who                      everything from homework               MORE INFO                                                                  be announced
                                   use them.                           support and music, media,                                                                                         on 28 October.
 more activities at the               “This is a really                sport and drama sessions,                                                                                         For more info,
                                                                                                                  For full details of the
 Young Hackney centres              important project                  to targeted support around                 festival programme                                                    call: 020 7557
 over half term you will be         for us; investing                  education, training,                       visit: www.                                                          6700; or visit:
 entered into a prize draw          in young people is                 employment, health, family             younghackney.org                                                        www.tmauk.org
 to win an iPad
6    22 October 2012                                                    advertising

www.hackney.gov.uk     To advertise on these pages call David Roberts on 020 8356 2416
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                                                                                                                         Mapping the Change was a
                                                                                                                                                                                             DID YOU
                                                                                                                        unique history project by the                                        KNOW?
                                                                                                                       Council-run Hackney Museum
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  Changing faces
1. Yashar Ishmailoglu, community activist, Hackney Wick; 2. Pupils from St Dominic’s Primary School; 3. Family Action worker
with a Somali group at Hackney Archives; 4. Family workshops at Hackney Museum; 5. Photographer George Best captures                                                  7
East London’s changes; 6. Pearly Queen and Homerton resident Jackie Murphy; 7. Art workshop at Trowbridge Day Centre

         N exhibition  5,000 people. Highlights                                                                                                    IOC Library has created a     to create a long-term

A                      included an interactive map
         which documented
         the changing
         face of East
                       showing changes to the
                       borough; artwork made
                       by people with disabilities;
London in the four years
leading up to the London
                       podcasts by Hackney
                                                                                          Mapping the Change has
                                                                                          been an incredible success...
                                                                                     its work has now been
                                                                                     recognised by the IOC
                                                                                                                                                   descriptive bibliographic
                                                                                                                                                   list on this topic of which
                                                                                                                                                   Mapping the Change is
                                                                                                                                                   now part.”
                                                                                                                                                      Mapping the Change
                                                                                                                                                                                 community legacy from
                                                                                                                                                                                 the 2012 Games. It was a
                                                                                                                                                                                 unique history project, by
                                                                                                                                                                                 the Council-run museum,
                                                                                                                                                                                 about the people of
2012 Games has been    Community College                                                                                                           was part of the Cultural      Hackney and the impact
                       students; and a social
officially recognised by                                                                                                                           Olympiad and designed         of the London 2012 Games
                       documentary film,
the International Olympic                                                     London saw dramatic falls              now been recognised by                                      on their lives.
Committee (IOC).       ‘Hackney Life’.                                        in visitor numbers in the              the IOC – a wonderful                                         The exhibition ran from
  Hackney Museum’s       There were also photos                               run-up to the Games – with             honour for Hackney in this                                  15 May until 15 September.
‘Mapping the Change’   which captured the physical                            some down as much as                   incredible year.”                                           People can still purchase
exhibition involved    changes to the borough,                                40 per cent on last year –                The IOC Library in                                       copies of the Mapping
contributions from overincluding disappearing                                 Hackney Museum was the                 Lausanne, Switzerland,                                      the Change book from
                       buildings and construction                             only one in London that                makes official publications                                 the museum’s reception
                       work, and some fascinating                             saw numbers rise.                      of the Olympic Movement                                     for £4.50, or they can
                       before and after shots of                                Cllr Jonathan McShane,               available to the public and                            6    download it from: www.
                          Hackney Wick.                                       Cabinet Member for Heath,              has a vast collection on                                    hackney.gov.uk/Mapping-
                              The IOC was                                     Social Care and Culture,               Olympic sports and                                          the-Change-Press-Area
 Find out more               so impressed it                                  said: “Mapping the Change              sports sciences.
 Download highlights           requested a copy of                            has been an incredible                    Marc Chenaux, IOC
                                the exhibition book                           success. Not only has it               librarian, said: “We aim
 from the Mapping the           for its library in                            been brilliantly received by           to address the growing                                        MORE INFO
 Change exhibition at:          Switzerland.                                  people in Hackney, bucking             interest placed on the                                           To find out more about
 www.hackney.gov.uk/              While most                                  the trend of museum visitor            topics of legacy and the                                         Hackney Museum, call:
 Mapping-the-Change-            museums in                                    numbers, but its work has              Olympic Games. The                                               020 8356 3500
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1. Best newcomer: Somerford Grove Growing Club; 2. Best community project (professional): St Mary’s Secret Garden; 3.
Somerford Grove; 4. Best community project (voluntary): Lordship North Edible Garden; 5. Best business premises garden:
The Beehive; 6. Young & green-fingered: Gainsborough Primary School; 7. Best food growing project (non-professional):
Benthal Primary School; 8. Lordship North Edible Garden; 9. Best food growing project (professional): Growing Communities

                                                                         Constant gardeners
                                                                          Hackney in Bloom, the Council’s annual
                                                                          gardening competition, is bigger and brighter
                                                                                  HE votes are in,              ceremony on 4 October.            non-professional); young    their skills and help

                                                                          T       the borough’s
                                                                                  public spaces
                                                                                  have been judged,
                                                                          and the efforts of green-
                                                                          fingered residents, schools,
                                                                                                                  Hackney in Bloom
                                                                                                                recognises the borough’s
                                                                                                                top gardeners, and
                                                                                                                encourages sustainable
                                                                                                                horticulture, helping to
                                                                                                                                                  and green-fingered award;
                                                                                                                                                  and best newcomer award.
                                                                                                                                                    Cllr Jonathan McShane,
                                                                                                                                                  Cabinet Member for
                                                                                                                                                  Health, Social
                                                                                                                                                                              keep the borough a
                                                                                                                                                                              welcoming place for
                                                                                                                                                                              residents and visitors.”
                                                                                                                                                                                Pam Oscar, catering
                                                                                                                                                                              manager at Gainsborough
                                                                          businesses and communities            keep Hackney a green and          Care and                    Primary School, which won
                                                                          have been applauded.                  pleasant place to live.           Culture, said:              the ‘young
                                                                              Now in its eighth                   This year’s competition         “Congratulations            and
                                                                               year, the Council’s              categories were: best front       to all this year’s          green-
                                                                                 annual gardening               garden; best container            entrants, especially to
                                                                                  competition                   garden; best business             the winners, they really
                                                                                   – Hackney in                 premises garden; best             have done us proud.
                                                                                   Bloom – saw                  community project                 Hackney in Bloom is a
                                                                                   nine first-class             (professional and                 great opportunity for
                                                                                   prizes awarded               voluntary); best growing          anyone interested in
 10. Best container garden: Ebrahim Sali;
 11. Best front garden: Mr and Mrs Jerry Smith
                                                                            9 to residents at a                 project (professional and         gardening to show off         8
                                                                                                                                                                                   22 October 2012            9
                                                                                                                 Hackney in Bloom, now in its
                                                                                                                                                                                                 DID YOU
                              14                                                                                  eighth year, recognises the                                                    KNOW?
                                                                                                                    borough’s top gardeners


  Feeling green?
  Want to get involved in
  next year’s Hackney in                                                                                                                                               16
  Bloom? Keep checking:
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                                                                                                                                               Photos: Sean Pollock

 12. Best front garden: Mr and Mrs Jerry Smith; 13. Lordship North Edible Garden 14. Somerford Grove; 15. St Mary’s Secret Garden; 16.
 Gainsborough Primary School pupils at the awards ceremony; 17. Benthal Primary School; 18. Growing Communities; 19. St Mary’s Secret Garden

fingered’ award, added:
“I am pleased that the                                                               Hackney in Bloom 2012: The winners
kitchen has begun to use
some of the vegetables and              Best front garden                           Best community project                      Best food growing project                   Young & green-fingered
herbs from the garden. We               1st:      Mr & Mrs Jerry Smith              (professional)                              (non-professional)                          1st     Gainsborough Primary School
are looking forward to                  2nd:      Mr Draper                         1st       St Mary’s Secret Garden           1st      Benthal Primary School             2nd     Brook Community Primary
publicising our salad bar as            3rd:      Mrs Taylor                        2nd       Lee House Rehabilitation &        2nd      Beecholme Estate                           School
school grown.”                                                                                Employment Service                3rd      Robin Hood Community               3rd     Isaac & Esther Ramsay
                                        Best container garden                       3rd       The New Hanbury Project:                   Garden & North London
  MORE INFO                             1st      Ebrahim Sali                                 St Paul’s                                  Action for the Homeless            Best newcomer award
                                        2nd      Emma Holland                                                                                                               1st     The Somerford Grove
     For more info on                   3rd      Molly St Hilaire                   Best community project (voluntary)          Best food growing project                           Growing Club &
     Hackney in Bloom                                                               1st     Lordship North Edible Garden        (professional)                                      Get Growing Shacklewell
     2013, visit: www.                  Best business premises garden               2nd     Roundabout at Lauriston/            1st       Growing Communities Ltd                   Road Project
  hackney.gov.uk/                       1st      The Beehive                                Victoria Park Rd
  hackney-in-bloom                                                                  3rd     Strand Building
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Hackney is one of the most diverse places in
the UK. In this regular feature, we profile the                                                                              hackneypeople
borough’s great & good or just plain interesting

                                                                                                                                                                                                       Photos: Gary Manhine
     Past times
 David Dewing is Director of the Geffrye Museum, which houses displays showing what homes looked liked from the 17th century up to the present day

             ORE and                museum’s 100,000 annual                                                                                     Shoreditch in the 1990s,       and annual visitor numbers

M            more visitors
             are coming to
             the borough,
according to a long-
standing museum director
                                    visitors now arrive on the
                                    London Overground, and
                                    that – according to surveys
                                    – more and more of them
                                    are coming from south of
                                                                                   Artists and designers moved
                                                                                   into Hoxton and Shoreditch in
                                                                              the 1990s, which helped to
                                                                              generate interest in the area
                                                                                                                                                which helped to generate
                                                                                                                                                interest in the area and
                                                                                                                                                bring people to Hackney.
                                                                                                                                                  “Since then it has become
                                                                                                                                                a vibrant and creative part
                                                                                                                                                                               are expected to top 150,000
                                                                                                                                                                               in the coming years, due
                                                                                                                                                                               in part to the opening
                                                                                                                                                                               up of the borough to the
                                                                                                                                                                               rest of the capital by the
who can remember very               the river. He adds: “It’s                                                                                   of London, with lots of        Overground network.
different times.                    bringing different people                                                                                   busy restaurants and bars,     In response, future plans
   David Dewing has been            to our part of London,                His first job was working         followed, during which              right on the doorstep of the   include a new extension
Director of the Geffrye             and putting Hackney on              for Kent County Council,            time he moved to the                City. Hackney retains its      to the museum, to create
Museum, in Kingsland                the map.”                           in Maidstone, designing             Finsbury Park area.                 urban grit and is a lively     more space for educational
Road, since 1991.                      Home, however, was a             functional, economical                David eventually                  place to be.”                  activities and conferences,
   “Hackney wasn’t a                    moveable feast during           interiors and furniture for         combined his interests in             In 1998, he oversaw          a new gallery, and room to
particularly well-                             David’s early            courtrooms, police stations,        design, London and history          the opening of a major         house existing collections
run borough at                                     years; he was        and council buildings.              by securing the post of             extension to the Geffrye       better by 2016.
that time,”                                          born in              While working there his           Director at the Geffrye             Museum, which included
he says.                                               (then West)      interest in history prompted        Museum, in 1991. He                 new gallery space for            MORE INFO
Adding: “It                                             Germany         some volunteering at                moved to the De Beauvoir            20th-century displays, as
                                                                                                                                                                                     For more information
was pretty                                              while his       Maidstone Museum, before            area in 1993, just 15               well as expanded education
                                                                                                                                                                                     on Geffrye Museum,
scruffy and                                             father was      successfully applying for           minutes’ walk from the              facilities, a temporary
                                                                                                                                                                                     phone: 020 7739
messy. So                                               posted          a job as a curator at the           museum. David says of this          exhibition gallery,
                                                                                                                                                                                 9893; or visit: www.
many things                                            there in         Museum of London in                 time: “Artists and designers        restaurant and shop.
have changed                                         the Army,          1979. A 12-year stint there         moved into Hoxton and                 Just over a decade later
since then.”                                      and the family
   Not least of which                         would go on to
is the extension of the             live in places as diverse as
London Overground and               Libya, Scotland, and
                                                                            Curriculum Vitae: David Dewing
its four new stations in            East Africa.                               1951     Born in Wuppertal, (West) Germany
Hackney. The new Hoxton                For David, the late                     1973     Graduates with BA in Design, Ravensbourne College
station sits right behind the       1960s and early 1970s                      1979     Joins Museum of London as a Curator
Geffrye Museum, which is            were a particularly exciting               1986     Graduates with MA in Design from Birkbeck College
dedicated to the history of         time for design, and he                    1987     Moves to the Finsbury Park area
interior design, and features       first became interested                    1991     Joins Geffrye Museum, as Director
displays showing what               in the subject during his                  1993     Moves to De Beauvoir, Hackney
homes looked liked from             final years at school,                     1998     Extension opens at the Geffrye Museum
the 17th century up until           before going on to study                   2010     London Overground (East London line) opens
the present day.                    it at Ravensbourne                         2016     Planned opening of new building
   David says half of the           College, Bromley.
12        22 October 2012


                            THE GREEN GENIE

All your green

                                                                                                                                                    Photos: Sean Pollock
questions answered
 Q: I’d like to start recycling my food waste, but I’m
 worried it may attract foxes, what can I do?

 A: The Council provides two types of caddies for storing
 food waste for recycling; a smaller one for the kitchen,
 and an outside caddy, as well as biodegradable liners.
 The outdoor version is much sturdier than the kitchen
                                                                  Clean up
 caddy and – based on feedback from residents – is able
 to keep out a hungry fox. Residents are recommended                                                                                                                Clockwise from main: Paralympic torchbearer Aneurin
 not to leave kitchen caddies outside for collection as they                                                                                                        Wood with Hackney schoolchildren; Cllr Jessica Webb
 are only designed to be used inside the home.                                                                                                                      with Maria-Paula, Sumaya, Ubay and Arifa; street
                                                                                                                                                                    cleaner; re-usable cloth bags; signing up to clean up
                               The outside caddies are
                               lockable, simply pull the                  TUDENTS and                primary schools took part       work that they are doing to                      Council’s Recycling and
                                handle down at the front.
                                Both types of caddies
                                are supplied free by the
                                Council. To order one visit:
                                                                  S       primary school
                                                                          children gathered
                                                                          together at BSix
                                                                  College on 11 October
                                                                  to take part in the annual
                                                                                                     in a poetry competition
                                                                                                     and visited stalls promoting
                                                                                                     recycling, volunteering and
                                                                                                     community safety.
                                                                                                       Paralympic torchbearer
                                                                                                                                     improve their community.
                                                                                                                                       “It was also a good
                                                                                                                                     opportunity for the
                                                                                                                                     youngsters to meet with
                                                                                                                                     people from the Council,
                                                                                                                                                                                      Environmental Enforcement
                                                                                                                                                                                      teams were in attendance
                                                                                                                                                                                      with the Hackney Downs
                                                                                                                                                                                      Safer Neighbourhoods
                                                                                                                                                                                      Team and EcoActive.
                              recycling; or call:                 Clean Up Clapton day.              Aneurin Wood and Speaker        police and voluntary                               Young Hackney
                             020 8356 6688.                              Pupils from                 of Hackney, Cllr Jessica        organisations and for them                       Volunteers also took the
                                                                        Harrington Hill and          Webb, were also on hand to      to pick up practical tips and                    chance to promote another
                                                                          Northwood                  meet the children and hear      see first hand what is being                     day of volunteering to
                                                                                                     their environment-themed        done in Clapton.”                                clean up litter at Clapton
                                                                                                     poems at the college in           The clean up day was                           Pond on 25 October, from
  MORE INFO                                                                                              Upper Clapton.              supported by shopkeepers                         12.30pm-2.30pm.
                                                                                                                 The Speaker said:   who offered to ditch carrier
  To ask the Genie a question, e-mail:                                                                          “It was lovely       bags and hand out re-usable
  recycling@hackney.gov.uk, or write to:                                                                        to meet so many      cloth bags to shoppers in
                                                                                                                                                                                         MORE INFO
  Green Genie, Recycling, Keltan House,                                                                        young people who      Clapton, as well as street                             To volunteer at the
  89-115 Mare Street, E8 4RU. For more information                                                             are proud of their    cleansing activity to remove                           event to clean up
  on recycling in the borough call: 020 8356 6688, or                                                          environment and       chewing gum and dirt from                              Clapton Pond, e-mail:
  visit: www.hackney.gov.uk/recycling                                                                          to hear about         the area’s pavements.                               dmaher@bsix.ac.uk
                                                                                                               their views and the     Members of the

Hackney’s on-the-go recycling reaches highest ever levels
THIS summer, residents               This helped to push          Cabinet Member for                  Hackney, whether you are       around the borough will                         waste can actually be
and visitors have done             collections to their highest   Neighbourhoods, said:               at home or out and about.      help to make it even easier                     recycled, so we can do
their bit to recycle more          ever levels, at an estimated   “It’s easy to recycle in            Putting these extra bins       to cut down on the amount                       even more simply by
when out and about in              184 tonnes, an increase of                                                                        we are sending to landfill.”                    choosing the right part of
the borough.                       79 tonnes on last year.                                                                             On-the-go recycling                           the bin to use.”
  Over 24 tonnes of                  In preparation for                                                                              bins are split in two, with                       On-the-go recycling
waste was collected in             the summer, 160 extra                                                                             recycling placed in an                          was introduced in
Hackney’s street recycling         on-the-go recycling bins                                                                          orange slot and rubbish                         Hackney in 2010,
bins during the Olympic            were installed around the                                                                         that cannot be recycled in                      initially at 53 locations,
and Paralympic Games,              borough, which took the                                                                           the other half.                                 and has since been
and at other major events,         number to 373, with 90                                                                              Cllr Demirci added:                           expanded to cover most
including the BBC Radio 1          more on the way next year.                                                                        “Some 39 per cent of what                       of Hackney’s busy streets
Hackney Weekend.                     Cllr Feryal Demirci,          On-the-go recycling was introduced in the borough in 2010         we throw in with general                        and transport hubs.

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Local social enterprise scoops award News in brief
       ACKNEY-based                Farmers’ Market.                     award as it is voted for by                                     Funding for community food-
                                                                                                          and growing sites, and
       social enterprise             The award was                      readers – the people that
       Growing                     announced at a ceremony              buy and eat our food.
                                                                                                          now has 26 part-time
                                                                                                          members of staff. It has
                                                                                                                                        growing spaces up for grabs
       Communities has             on 18 October at Victoria              “It’s a real vote of            also recently launched a      GRANTS of up to £350 are available to community groups in
won an Observer Food               House in Bloomsbury.                 confidence that box scheme        start-up programme to         Hackney who want to start a food-growing space.
Monthly award for its                Julie Brown, Growing               members and farmers’              enable other groups to set    Now in its eleventh funding round, Capital Growth is offering
community-led organic fruit        Communities Director, said:          market customers not              up similar community-led      food-growers grants if they have access to a space that can
and vegetable box scheme           “We’re particularly proud            only appreciate the fresh,        box schemes based on the      be used to grow fruit and vegetables.
and Stoke Newington                to have won the Observer             organic food we supply            successful model created in   Priority will be given to applications for materials to assist
                                                                                        every week but    Hackney, supporting local     with the following:
                                                                                        also support      farmers and creating jobs     • Increasing the amount of food grown on site or making
                                                                                        our efforts to    elsewhere in the UK.               the site more sustainable
                                                                                        change the          The organisation has        • Helping the community group grow food to sell
                                                                                        food system       also recently opened a        • Helping the community group to start a new food-
                                                                                        into one          bigger market garden in            growing space
                                                                                        that is fairer    Dagenham to produce a
                                                                                        and more          wider range of vegetables     To apply for funding, residents
                                                                                        sustainable.”     for the box scheme.           must register with Capital
                                                                                          Growing                                       Growth and complete a
                                                                                        Communities                                     funding application form. The
                                                                                        has spent the       MORE INFO                   funding round will run until
                                                                                        past 18 years                                   29 October. For more info,
                                                                                        building up the         For more information,
                                                                                                                visit: www.growing      visit: www.capitalgrowth.
                                                                                        box scheme,                                     org/home/
                                                                                        market                  communities.org
 Growing Communities wins award for its organic food box scheme and farmers’ market
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                                                                                                                                                                         22 October 2012              15

There’s so much to do
in and around Hackney.
From theatre to club
nights, art exhibitions
to community events.
Here’s our pick of
what’s on this fortnight:
Dress up for two evenings of
classic Halloween film screenings
   See Cinema
It’s never too early to start trying
to make Christmas stockings
    See Courses
Energetic classes to have you
dancing like you’ve just stepped
out of ‘You’ve got served’
  See Health, Fitness & Sport
A line up of jazz and world music                                                                                                                                    ‘Tey (Today)’ showing at Hackney
performers at Hackney Empire                                                                                                                                            Picturehouse on 10 November
   See Theatre & Live                               PREVIEW
                                                   Film Africa 2012
Halloween-themed class with the
                                                   1-11 November, at various cinemas across Hackney and London
famous poet & resident                             FROM family antics in Chad to the struggle for LGBT rights in Uganda,   work features in the festival, to participate in a range of lively Q&As,
  See Young People                                 cinema-goers can take a filmic tour of the African continent, Nile to   panel discussions, professional and educational workshops, family
                                                   Cape as part of London’s only annual African film festival.             activities and music nights. The Hackney Picturehouse and Rich Mix
                                                   Film Africa, is a 10-day celebration of the best African films across   will be showing films in the borough, organised by Royal African
                                                   countries and genres, showcasing 70 fictional, documentary, short,      Society and the School of Oriental and African Studies.
                                                   and experimental films in venues across the borough and capital.        Other participating cinemas include the Ritzy, Screen on the Green,
ART & EXHIBITIONS                                  In its second year, Film Africa will also welcome 30 filmmakers whose   BFI Southbank and South London Gallery.
CINEMA                                               For more info, visit: www.filmafrica.org.uk
& SPORT                                also in what’son
                                                                                          HEALTH, FITNESS & SPORT

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Film Africa 2012


 16          22 October 2012

                                                                                                            Events info can also be viewed
                                                                                                          on the Council’s mobile website:                                                   DID YOU
                                    8 Andrews Rd, E8 4QN.                 made to digital photographs                                        RICH MIX                          MOTORCYCLE AWARENESS
                                    Info: corinna@                        after their creation.                                              Holy Motors (18); Looper          WORKSHOP
                                    transitiongallery.co.uk;              Free. Flowers Gallery, 82                                          (15); Untouchable (15);           25 Oct, 5-7pm
                                    www.transitiongallery.co.uk           Kingsland Rd, E2 8DP.                                              Frankenweenie (PG); Royal         Free workshop for those
                                                                                                                                             Opera House Live. Contact         wishing to complete their
                                    HALSNOY TALES                         Info: 020 7920 7777; www.
                                                                                                                                             for details. £5.50-9. Rich Mix    CBT, with the offer of a 50 per
                                    Until 28 Oct                          flowersgalleries.com                                               Cinema, 35-47 Bethnal Green       cent discount for participants.
                                    A photography exhibition by
HOUSE OF KINGS                                                                                               HALLOWEEN FILMS @               Road, E1 6LA.                     Motoden Honda, 41-49
                                    Brijesh Patel exploring Viking
Until 28 Oct                                                                                                 ROUNDCHAPEL                     Info: 020 7613 7498;              Kingsland Rd, E2 8AG.
                                    heritage, the Northern Lights
A new project by Haggerston                                                                                  30-31 Oct, 5 & 8.30pm           www.richmix.org.uk                Info: 020 8356 8364; sandra.
                                    and more. Free. Great Eastern
photographers, and part of the                                                                               Hackney Roundchapel invites                                       agbabiaka@hackney.gov.uk
                                    Bear Gallery, 8a Great Eastern                                                                           RIO
Photomonth Festival 2012,                                                                                    audiences to dress up for two
                                    St, EC2A 3NT.                                                                                            Beasts of the Southern            TRACING YOUR AFRICAN &
with three artists aiming to give                                                                            evenings of classic Halloween
                                    Info: 07861 369 336;                                                                                     Wild (12A); Skyfall (12A);        CARIBBEAN FAMILY TREE
a bigger dimension to social                                                                                 film screenings, including      Paranorman (12A); London          27 Oct, 2-4pm
issues. Free. Hundred Years                                                                                  Shaun of the Dead, Lost Boys    International Animation           Learn how to get started
                                    VACANT LOTS                                                              and Ghostbusters. £8.50-
Gallery, 13 Pearson St, E2 8JD.                                                                                                              Festival. Contact cinema for      in family history and what
                                    Until 10 Nov                                                             12.50. The Round Chapel,
Info: 020 3602 7973; www.                                                                                                                    details. £5-10. Rio Cinema,       resources are available
                                    A psychologically charged                                                Powerscroft Rd, E5 0PU.
hundredyearsgallery.com                                                                                                                      107 Kingsland High St,            locally in Hackney’s libraries
                                    exhibition of paintings by                                               Info: 020 8986 0029; www.       E8 2PB.                           and Hackney Archives, with
BAD OBJECTS, LITTLE                 Susie Hamilton and Inguna                                                web.theroundchapel.org.uk       Info: 020 7241 9410; www.         Patrick Vernon who will share
DEATHS                              Gremzde, referencing
                                                                          KEITH COVENTRY:                    HACKNEY PICTUREHOUSE            riocinema.ndirect.co.uk           details of his family history in
Until 28 Oct                        the tradition of figurative
                                                                          DEONTOLOGICAL PICTURES             Beasts of the Southern Wild                                       Jamaica, DNA results and film
Up close and personal,              landscapes and portrait.
                                                                          Until 1 Dec                        (12A); Frankenweenie (PG);                                        footage of his travels to Africa.
Emma Talbot’s new work is           Free. WW Gallery, 30
                                                                          Keith Coventy has produced         Liberal Arts (12A); Looper                                        Free. Hackney Archives,
a negotiation of the physical       Queensdown Rd, E5 8NN.
                                                                                                             (15); On The Road (15);                                           Dalston CLR James Library &
in relation to her raw and          Info: 07531 342 128; info@            a new series of 10 paintings,
                                                                                                             Ruby Sparks (15). Contact                                         Hackney Archives,
emotional drawings and 3D           wilsonwilliamsgallery.com             imposing in scale and hanging
                                                                                                             for details. £5-12. Hackney                                       Dalston Square, E8 3BQ.
pieces. The work plays on the       BRUSH IT IN                           according to serial titling.                                                                         Info: 020 8356 8925; www.
                                                                                                             Picturehouse, 270 Mare St,
idea that bad objects grow          26 Oct-24 Nov                         Peer, 97-99 Hoxton St,             E8 1EH. Info: 07812 145                                           hackney.gov.uk/archives
                                                                                                                                             CIRCUS SKILLS FOR MEN
inside if we are not loved.         A group show presenting a             N1 6QL.                            337; www.picturehouses.         23 Oct, 5-6.30pm                  SPANISH FOR BEGINNERS
Free. Transition Gallery, Unit      colloquial expression for a           Info: info@peeruk.org; www.        co.uk/cinema/hackney_           Calling all fathers, sons,        2 Nov, 2-3.30pm
25a Regent Studios,                 wide variety of alterations           peeruk.org                         picturehouse                    uncles, male carers and           A chance for new students
                                                                                                                                                                               to begin learning Spanish

                                                                                                                                             grandfathers to try juggling,
                                                                                                                                             stilt-walking, diabolos, plate-   in an informal and friendly
                                                                                                                                             spinning and more. Free,          atmosphere. Refreshments
                                                                                                                                             booking essential. Stoke          provided. Free, contact for
                                                                                                                                             Newington Library, Stoke          bookings. Hackney Central
                                                                                                                                             Newington Church St,              Library, 1 Reading Lane,
                                                                                                                                             N16 0JS.                          E8 1GQ.
                                                                                                                                             Info: 020 8356 7576; www.         Info: 020 8356 7576; www.
                                                                                                                                             KNITTING SOCKS
                                                                                                                                             25 Oct, 6-8.30pm
                                                                                                                                             Be guided through step-by-
                                                                                                                                             step and start making knitted
                    Win tickets to The Ideal                                                                                                 socks on two needles, be
                                                                                                                                             shown how to create ribbing

                    Home Show at Christmas                                                                                                   for elastication, turn the heal
                                                                                                                                             and shaping for the toes. Basic
                                                                                                                                             knitting skills needed. Book
                   BACK for its second year and hosted by Laurence                the holiday season.                                        in advance. £25/30, including
                   Llewelyn-Bowen, Suzi Perry, Myleene Klass, Olly Smith          The Ideal Home Show at Christmas takes place from          materials. Fabrications, 7
                   and Gino D’Acampo, The Ideal Home Show at Christmas            14-18 November at Earls Court, Lillie Road, SW5 9TA.       Broadway Market, E8 4PH.
                                                                                                                                                                               Saturday, 11am-3pm
                   will look at interiors, home improvements, outdoor living,     For more info, call: 0844 209 7330; or visit: www.         Info: 020 7275 8043; www.
                                                                                                                                                                               until Dec
                   technology, gifts and decoration ideas, as well as fashion     idealhomeshowchristmas.co.uk                               fabrications1.co.uk               A series of comedy workshops
                   & beauty and food and drink tips for the holiday season.
                                                                                                                                                                               for local people to develop
                   This year’s event will see themed room sets, workshops         Hackney Today is offering 10 pairs of tickets to the
                                                                                                                                                                               their comedy acts and a
                   and advice on how to decorate your home – from making          event. For a chance of winning send a postcard to
                                                                                                                                                                               space where communities and
                   your own decorations and table settings to Christmas           Ideal Home Show at Christmas competition, Hackney
                                                                                                                                                                               cultures collide in a creative,
                   cards and wreaths. Plus there will be home improvement         Today, Hackney Town Hall, Mare Street, London
                                                                                                                                                                               safe and funny way. Contact
                   ideas for those last minute jobs around the house.             E8 1FB; or e-mail: htnews@hackney.gov.uk by 1
                                                                                                                                                                               for details and bookings.
                   There will also be a traditional Christmas market, ice rink,   November. All entries must include a contact number
                                                                                                                                                                               The Blue Hut, 49 Provost St,
                   live performances by a range of West End musicals              and address. Winners will be pulled out of a hat.
                                                                                                                                                                               N1 7NZ.
                   and over 600 exhibitors offering inspiring tips for
                                                                                                                                                                               Info: 07949 484 722;
   Find out more online at: www.hackney.gov.uk/whatson
                                                                                                                                                                               22 October 2012           17

MOSAIC CLASSES                     Contact for details.              To celebrate Black History
Thursday, 7-9pm until              Info: 020 8356 4897; www.         Month, Open The Gate this
13 Dec                             hackney.gov.uk/new-age-           month welcomes the legendary
A friendly, open access, pay-      games.htm                         Barbados-born English reggae
as-you-go class for adults of                                        artist, musician and producer
all skill levels, exploring both                                     Dennis Bovell with his reggae-
2D and 3D mosaic making and                                          dub band. Support comes from
projects. £6.50/4.50 conc,                                           Tony Dudu and The Gumbe
including materials. Hackney                                         Jazz, Mandioka Braba, Gokce
City Farm, 1A Goldsmith Row,                                         Kilincer and DJs. Passing
E2 8QA.                                                              Clouds, 1 Richmond Rd,
Info: 020 7729 6381;                                                 E8 4AA.
mosaic@monstersmith.com                                              Info: 07530 616 329;
                                   ADULT STREET DANCE                26 Oct, 8pm-2am
                                                                     DJ Collective Slapshot Soul
                                   Friday, 7.45-8.45pm until
                                   21 Dec
                                                                     present the definitive dance
                                                                     party, with four DJs playing            The Book Club’s ‘spook season’
                                   Fun and energizing classes        classic, rare & northern soul,          29-31 October The Book Club, 100 Leonard Street, EC2A 4RH
OLDER PEOPLES DROP IN              for people aged 18 years          funk, jazz and disco for dancers
2 Nov, 10am-12noon                                                   and loafers alike. Free. Lounge         IT’S close to midnight and something evil is    taxidermy session in the basement on
                                   and over. £6.50 per class or
Stamford Hill Library will be                                        Bar @ Luigi’s 100 Stoke                 lurking inside The Book Club.                   30 October to regale his audience with tales
                                   £66 for the 12 week term.
running a first aid course for                                       Newington Church St, N16 0AP.           The Leonard Street art and club venue turns     of love, life and dead pets.
                                   Contact for bookings. Hackney
those aged 55 years and over                                         Info: 020 7249 6553;                    to the dark side for three days of Halloween    And finally on All Hallow’s Eve, experience
                                   Technology and Learning
to find out how to deal with                                         facebook.com/slapshotsoul               inspired, frightening performances.             your own funeral, complete with being laid to
                                   Centre, Reading Lne, E8 1GQ.
everyday cuts, sprains, and        Info: 07956 672 386; j2g_                                                 Its ‘spook season’ begins on 29 October,
                                                                     HOUSE OF HORRORS                                                                        rest in a casket in Victorian attire, then rise
burns. Stamford Hill Library,      ltd@hotmail.co.uk                                                         when the School of Spooky Slapstick
                                                                     27 Oct                                                                                  from the dead with games and DJs well into
Stamford Hill, N16 6SB.                                                                                      introduces audiences to the hair-raising
                                   FIT 4 HEALTH AFTER-               Andrew Weatherall and Ivan                                                              the night.
Info: 020 8356 1964; zofia.                                                                                  terror of silent horror films.
                                   STROKE PROGRAMME                  Smagghe equipped with                                                                   The Book Club says there will be enough
zagorska@hackney.gov.uk                                              two of the DJ world’s most              Attendees can then make their own silent
                                   Mondays, 10am-12noon                                                      horror flick to take home, complete with        ‘creepy props, freaky frocks and fake blood
HEALTH AWARENESS DAY               until 2013                        impressive beards headline a
                                                                                                             overacting, exaggerated grimaces and            to keep Carrie happy’.
8 Nov, 9am-12noon                  A free specialist physical        special line up in a Hackney
                                                                     haunted house, with Chicago             overstated expressions of terror.               For more info, call: 020 7684 8618; or
Participants will be offered       activity programme to help
a free health MOT, gym                                               house new-schoolers Waze &              Artist Charlie Tuesday Gates holds a live       visit: wearetbc.com
                                   with recovery from a stroke,
memberships, find out about        delivered in eight-session        Odyssey, Hannah Holland and
exercise, food, and recreation     blocks. Clients must be           other Trailer Trash favourites.                                       Sq, N1 6NU.                         GRAND UNION ORCHESTRA
as well as having access to        referred by their health          £13/16. Netil House, 1-7                                                                                  @ HACKNEY EMPIRE
                                                                                                                                           Info: 020 7684 6304;
personal advice on improving       professional. Britannia Leisure   Westgate St, E8 3RL.                                                                                      11 Nov
general health. Free. Thomas       Centre, Hyde Rd, N1 5JU.          Info: 020 3095 0900; info@                                                                                The Grand Union Orchestra
Fairchild Children’s Centre,       Info: 020 8356 4897; www.         netilhouse.com                                                        TONGUE FU
                                                                                                                                                                               celebrates liberty and creative
Napier Grove, N1 7HX.              hackney.gov.uk/sports-                                                                                  8 Nov
                                                                                                                                                                               freedom with a line-up of jazz
Info: 020 7749 1210;               after-stroke-programme.htm                                                                              Tongue Fu rounds off 2012
                                                                                                                                                                               and world music performers
jeanette.cordery@                                                                                                                          in style with a bumper bill
                                                                                                        YOU                                                                    from East London; the New
learningtrust.co.uk                                                                                                                        of literary exhibitionists, all
                                                                                                        23 Oct-3 Nov                                                           Orleans of the 21st Century.
                                                                                                                                           performing with improvised          £6/12. 291 Mare St, E8 1EJ.
GA NETBALL SOCIAL                                                                                       Shortlisted for the Kings Cross
LEAGUE                                                                                                                                     music and film from The             Info: 020 8985 2424; www.
                                                                                                        Award for New Writing 2011,        Tongue Fu Band and CR &
Monday, 7-9pm until Dec                                                                                 Mark Wilson’s new work                                                 hackneyempire.co.uk
Casual weekly matches played                                                                                                               D. Contact for details and
                                                                                                        explores what to do when you       bookings. Rich Mix Cinema,          PIANO RECITAL
in a friendly environment                                                                               open a letter and your past        35-47 Bethnal Green Rd,             18 Nov, 3-5.15pm
and open to all ability levels.    ECHO LAKE @                        Andrew Weatherall and his beard   tumbles out. £12/15.               E1 6LA.                             Elena Riu debuts Inventions,
Matches are played on              SHACKLEWELL ARMS                                                     The Courtyard Theatre,             Info: 020 7613 7498; www.           juxtaposing Bach’s with
outdoor courts. £45 (£5 per        25 Oct, 8pm                       NIGHT OF THE LIVING                Pitfield St, N1 6EU.               richmix.org.uk                      Inventions by Ligeti,
match). Haggerston Park,           On the road celebrating           BOGELWALTZ                         Info: 020 7729 2202; info@                                             Gubaidulina, Shchedrin and
Queensbridge Rd, E2 8EX.                                             27 Oct, 9pm-3am
                                   the release of their first                                           thecourtyard.org.uk                                                    other modern composers.
Info: 07956 870 593; www.
                                   album, Echo Lake drop by          A whole-hearted dress-up                                                                                  Contact for details. Sutton
getactivesolutions.org.uk                                                                               TALL POPPIES ALBUM
                                   the Shacklewell to soak a         rave, alternating between                                                                                 House, 2-4 Homerton High St,
THE NEW AGE GAMES 2012                                                                                  LAUNCH
                                   few hearts with their all-        disco, boogie, hip hop,                                                                                   E9 6JQ.
1 Oct-7 Dec                                                                                             3 Nov, 9-11.30pm
                                   conquering psych-pop.             nu-jazz, house and other                                                                                  Info: 07505 609 757;
Free activities for Hackney                                                                             East London band Tall
                                   £6. Shacklewell Arms, 71          funky sounds with a secret                                                                                www.shms.org.uk
residents aged 50 and over.                                                                             Poppies release their second
                                   Shacklewell Lne, E8 2EB.          line-up of guest DJs. £8/10.
A 10-week programme of                                                                                  album ‘All the Rave’. Fronted                                          BUT I CD ONLY WHISPER
                                   Info: 020 7249 0810; www.         Contact for more details.
multi-coached events running                                                                            by Australian twin-sister                                              31 Oct-1 Dec
                                   shacklewellarms.com               New Empowering Church, 1a
Monday to Friday, including                                                                             songstresses they sing songs                                           An original tale of a Vietnam
zumba, badminton, archery,         OPEN THE GATE @ PASSING           Westgate St, E8 3RL.               of the everyday, strange and                                           war veteran that wrestles
pilates, cycling and many          CLOUDS                            Info: info@boglewaltz.com;         unusual. Contact for details.                                          with the reality of being
more sports and activities.        26 Oct                            www.boglewaltz.com                 Zigfrid von Underbelly, Hoxton                                         vulnerable and black in white
                                                                                                        To list an event, fill out the e-form at: www.hackney.gov.uk/whatson
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                                                                                                         Events info can also be viewed
                                                                                                       on the Council’s mobile website:                                                                             DID YOU

    PREVIEW                                                                                             OCTOBER HOLIDAY CLUB
                                                                                                        29 Oct - 2 Nov, 8am-5.45pm
                                                                                                                                          XMAS BAZAAR                                         Goodmum is a non
                                                                                                                                          3 Nov, 1-4pm                                        denominational prayer group,
    Qudz                                                                                                An OFSTED registered scheme,
                                                                                                        run by fully qualified and
                                                                                                                                          Plenty of bargains,
                                                                                                                                          refreshments. tombola and
                                                                                                                                                                                              made of up women from all
    13 October – 3 November, The Yard Theatre, Queen’s Yard,                                                                                                                                  ages and backgrounds who
                                                                                                        trained workers offering a safe   raffles, as well as activities for                  come together once every
    Hackney Wick, E9 5EN                                                                                play and learning environment     all ages. Trowbridge Senior
                                                                                                        with varied activities for 5                                                          month to intercede for their
                                                                                                                                          Citizens Club, 15 Lavington
    SADDAM promised unity, and delivered          The latest work from Iskander, who came               to 11-year-olds. Contact for                                                          families and friends. 62
                                                                                                                                          Close, E9 5HF.
    collapse. Bush promised freedom, and          to the UK as a refugee following the First            details and bookings. Trinity                                                         Beechwood Rd, (near Dalston
                                                                                                                                          Info: 07544 592 666;
    delivered chaos….                             Gulf War, provides a timely balance to                Centre, Beechwood Rd, E8                                                              Junction tube station), E8 3DY.
    An original new play from Hackney’s           the current ‘Arab Spring’ related focus               3DY. Info: 0207 249 6061;                                                             Info: 07931 318 256
    Yard Theatre mixes drama, live music,         on the Middle East, by reflecting on the              thetrinitycentredalston.          BOOK CLUB
    film, animation and dance, to capture the                                                           org.uk                            28 Nov, 7.15-9pm                                    HACKNEY POOL LEAGUE
                                                  past and ongoing calamity in the region’s
    lunacy and chaos of war-ridden Iraq.                                                                                                  A new book club with a                              Until 1 Jan 2013
                                                  civilisational heartland.                             MATHS IS FUN!
    Written and directed by The Yard                                                                                                      specific focus on publishing.                       A new pool league for all ages.
                                                  Merging Conrad’s ‘Heart of Darkness’                  2 Nov, 4-6pm
    Associate artistic director Tarek Iskander,                                                                                           The next month’s set read will
                                                  with astonishing first-hand accounts,                 A fun and enjoyable session                                                           Submitting a team for the
    ‘Qudz’ tells the story of a young Iraqi                                                                                               be ‘Graphic Design: History
                                                  ‘Qudz’ brings audiences face to face with             for children and adults                                                               league costs £110. Contact
    soldier sent on an epic journey down                                                                                                  in the Writing 1983-2011.’
                                                  the everyday lives of Iraqis in a fusion of           designed to generate ideas for                                                        for details and registration.
    the Tigris to deliver an enigmatic militia                                                                                            Contact for details. Tudor
                                                                                                        making maths fun at home,
    leader, promising to hold the answer to all   comedy, tragedy and absurdism. Info:                                                    Grove, E9 7QL.                                      Matches usually take place
                                                                                                        as part of the family learning
    the country’s problems.                       www.theyardtheatre.co.uk                                                                Info: iknowhimsowell@                               on Wednesdays all over the
                                                                                                        festival. See website for full
                                                                                                        programme. Free. Shoreditch       hotmail.com                                         borough. The Gunners Pub,
America, fusing the physical     A fun, creative writing                                                Library, 80 Hoxton St, N1 6LP.    WOMEN’S PRAYER GROUP                                204 Blackstock Rd, N5 1EN.
and the poetic. £12/16. Arcola   Halloween themed workshop,                                             Info: 020 8356 7576; www.         Saturday, 4-6pm until 29                            Info: 07947 879 804; www.
Theatre, Ashwin St, E8 3DL.      with poetry, writing and                                               hackney.gov.uk/libraries-         December                                            hackneypoolleague.net
Info: 020 7503 1645; www.        drawing for children 7 years                                           whats-on
arcolatheatre.com                and over. Contact library for                                                                              what’son
                                 bookings. Free. Dalston CLR
                                                                                                                                            Important information for submissions
                                 James Library, Dalston Sq,
                                 E8 3BQ.                                                                                                    To submit your listing to What’s On for publication in Hackney
                                 Info: 020 8356 7576; www.                                                                                  Today and on the Council website, fill in the e-form at:
                                 hackney.gov.uk/libraries-                                                                                  www.hackney.gov.uk/whatson
                                 whats-on                                                                                                   Please see the guidance notes on the website for further
                                                                                                        AUDITION FOR NEW HIP HOP            information.
                                 PUMPKIN PARTY                     MULTI SPORT & HEALTH                 GROUP
YUMMY FOOD WORKSHOP              31 Oct, 2-4pm
                                                                                                                                            We reserve the right to edit any material. No submission is guaranteed a listing.
                                                                   CAMP                                 29 Oct, 4-9pm
29 Oct, 10.30am-12.30pm          A workshop suitable for           29 Oct-2 Nov, 10am-3pm               Melody Thomas of new
A workshop for young people      young people aged 11 years        A fun, half-term break week of       management company ‘House
aged 5 years and up, to learn    and over to learn to carve        multi-sports, physical activities    Of Melody’ is auditioning          Competitions
to be healthy and inventive      a mini pumpkin and try a          and trips as well as games           male singers and songwriters,
with food and make a packed      pumpkin-flavoured milkshake.                                                                                                                                  Hackney Today
                                                                   and information on health,           aged 18-26, for a new male
lunch to take away. Free.
Hackney Central Library, 1
                                 Admission on a first-come,        education and positive life for      RnB/hip hop group. Also                                                                offered readers a
                                 first-served basis 30 minutes     children aged 7-13 years. £30        auditioning select females                                                             chance to win ‘Sink
Reading Lne, E8 1GQ.
                                 in advance of workshop. Free.     for the week (daily packed           for this opportunity due to                                                            or Shpin’ tickets in
Info: 020 8356 7576; amber.
                                 11-24, Geffrye Museum, 136        lunch required). Britannia           demand. Rising Tide,
                                 Kingsland Rd, E2 8EA.             Leisure Centre, Hyde Rd,             270 Mare St, E8 1HE.
                                                                                                                                                                                               issue 292.
POETRY WORKSHOP WITH             Info: 020 7749 6013; www.         N1 5JU.                              Info: 07946 206 114;                                                                   The lucky winner was
JOHN HEGLEY                      geffrye-museum.org.uk/            Info: 07985 111 237; www.            missmelody2010@hotmail.                                                                R McCaul, E5
31 Oct, 2-3pm                    whatson                           shelprogramme.co.uk                  co.uk
   Find out more online at: www.hackney.gov.uk/whatson
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                          This page was compiled with the help
                          of Hackney Learning Trust & local schools
                                                                                                                                                  News in brief
                                                                                                                                                 University grants available
                                                                                                                                                 GOLDSMITHS, University of London is offering young
                                                                                                                                                 residents grants worth £13,500 to pay for an undergraduate
                                                                                                                                                 degree at the South London university.
                                                                                                                                                 It announced a host of new bursaries this month, worth a
                                                                                                                                                 total of £1.4 million, to attract academic talent from a wide
                                                                                                                                                 range of backgrounds in the capital.
                                                                                                                                                 Ten students from six boroughs across East and South East
                                                                                                                                                 London, including Hackney, will receive the partial fee-
                                                                                                                                                 waiver to cover 50 per cent of their entire course.
                                                                                                                                                 Other bursaries on offer include 129 scholarships of £6,000
                                                                                                                                                 to students from low income households; four of £4,500
                                                                                                                                                 for those with a disability; five scholarships of £4,000 to
   Photos: Gary Manhine

                                                                                                                                                 people who are care leavers; five scholarships of £3,000 for
                                                                                                                                                 students on Access programmes; and up to 10 scholarships
                                                                                                                                                 of £3,000 for over 25s who come from a ‘non-traditional
                                                                                                                                                 academic background’.
                                                                                                                                                 For more, call:020 7919 7020; or visit: www.gold.ac.uk

Photos from a session at Wentworth Children’s Centre, and working together during an ICT course at the African Community School

It’s a family affair                              ORE than 70               healthy food advice, hula             partnership with the

                                     M            free workshops,
                                                  covering a range
                                                  of subjects,
                                     will take place across the
                                     borough for Hackney
                                                                            hoop and maths brush
                                                                            up classes and tips on
                                                                            managing family finances.
                                                                              Cllr Rita Krishna,
                                                                            Cabinet Member for
                                                                                                                  borough’s libraries,
                                                                                                                  schools, children’s
                                                                                                                  centres and community
                                                                                                                  organisations. For most
                                                                                                                  activities there is no need
                                                                                                                                                  Maimunatu (third from left) won a grant to go to Goldsmiths

                                                                                                                                                 Inspiring post-riots art revealed
                                                                                                                                                 CITY Academy pupils have created a response to last
                                     Family Learning Festival.              Children’s Services,                  to book in advance, and all    summer’s riots with an imaginative and powerful series
                                       For 16 days, adults,                 said: “The festival is an             courses are free.              of artworks.
                                     children and families are              opportunity for families to             The Hackney Family           The paintings were created following workshops with
                                        invited to attend a series          spend some quality time               Learning Festival begins on    charity Facing History and Ourselves. The sessions
                                           of events to excite              together trying exciting              20 October. For more info,     encouraged students to reflect upon issues of social
                                             their creativity and           new activities and picking            visit: www.learningtrust.      division and isolation.
                                               learn something              up some practical tips along          co.uk; or pick up a festival   Riana Mitchell, 14, said: “The newspapers were
                                               new. Sessions                the way.”                             guide at libraries, schools,   interviewing the wrong people. They interviewed people
                                               include jewellery              The festival is                     children’s centres or          affected by the riots, but they didn’t really want to listen
                                              and puppet making,            coordinated by Hackney                community venues across        to those involved.
                                          Spanish taster courses,           Learning Trust in                     the borough.                   “This piece of artwork was trying to voice the opinions of
                                                                                                                                                 those people that didn’t get heard. That don’t [sic] often
                                                                                                                                                 get heard. We want people to listen to them.”
                                                                                                                                                 The work was unveiled at this year’s City Banquet on

 Hackney young people reflect on future prospects                                                                                                11 October in front of Lord Mayor David Wootton and his
                                                                                                                                                 wife, Lady Mayoress Liz Wootton, at Mansion House.

                                     STUDENTS have been                    Lloyds Banking Group,                 North East London, to
                                     reflecting on the Skinners’           and financial services firm           develop career goals.
                                     Academy Careers                       Ernst and Young, as well                Sixth former Nafisa
                                     Awareness Fair, an                    as over 15 top universities           Yarasheva said: “The
                                     annual event which aims               including Cambridge and               positive actions I am
                                     to get Hackney young                  Goldsmiths.                           committed to taking
                                     people to think about                   One-to-one sessions,                to improve my career
                                     their future prospects.               panel discussions and                 prospects following this
                                       The fair on 27                      university led sessions               event are to work very
                                     September hosted more                 aimed to inspire and                  hard and be someone
                                     than 20 stalls run by                 motivate the students, who            important, change the            City Academy students unveil their artwork at Mansion House
  Skinners’ Academy careers fair     businesses such as IBM,               were invited from across              world, have a story.”
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                                                                                                                                             News in brief

                                                                                                                                             Justnara picks out her highlights for Black History Month

                                                                                                                                            YH World’s Black History
                                                                                                                                            Month highlights in Hackney
                                                                                                                                            By Justnara Zaman, 21

                                                                                                                                            BLACK History Month remembers and celebrates the events
                                                                                                                                            and people of black minority who have made their mark
                                                                                                                                            locally and globally.
                                                                                                                                            In this day and age, we embrace and celebrate people like
 Stills from the film ‘Young Shockz’, which aims to get young role models on board to help promote positive choices among young people      the late Whitney Houston (of ‘I Will Always Love You’ fame)
                                                                                                                                            and disco diva Donna Summer, who have had a huge impact

I AM... a role model
                                                                                                                                            on the music industry. But black culture has had a much
                                                                                                                                            bigger impact on the world above and beyond the field of arts
                                                                                                                                            and entertainment. To find out more, there are lots of free
                                                                                                                                            events running at Hackney libraries in October. Here’s our
                                                                                                                                            selection of some of the highlights:
                                    doing so serve as a positive           Peggy Kapinga, 17,                 and meet the I AM team
By Evan Griffith, 20                example to others.”                  says: “The goal of the               on 31 October. Catch          Events for Black History Month in Hackney:
                                      This is the definition of a        I AM campaign is to                  the I AM boys and girls       24 October                500 Years of black London
        OLE models                  role model by a new youth            raise awareness of gang              driving around Hackney

                                                                                                                                            6pm-7.30pm                with author Steve Martin at
        have struggled,             campaign called ‘I AM’,              recruitment among 11 to              in the Purple Bus showing                               Shoreditch Library
        overcome or                 formed by a group of seven           15-year-olds in London,              their film ‘Young Shockz’     24 October                Afro beats dance for 8+
        changed in order            proactive young people in            and to recruit role models           and working with charity      4pm-7pm                   at Dalston CLR James Library
to become inspiring,                London in coordination               to promote positive choices          Offcentre to sign up role     25 October                Writer and storyteller Sandra
ambitious, determined.              with Hackney’s YH World,             among young people.”                 models. They’ve got goodies   6.45pm-7.45pm             Agard at Stoke Newington
They find the strength to           the Peabody Trust, and the             The campaign already               and giveaways – so if you                               Library
chose the right path and in         National Lottery.                    has local rapper Lil Simz,           see the bus go and say hi.    27 October                African and Caribbean
                                                                         website Grime Daily, and                                           2pm-4pm                   genealogist Patrick Vernon at
                                                                         charity Art Against Knives             MORE INFO                                             Dalston CLR James Library
           The goal of the I AM campaign                                 on board.                                                          30 October                A taste of Africa at Dalston
                                                                           Offer your own support,                 To view the film
           is to... promote positive                                                                               ‘Young Shockz’,          2pm-4pm                   CLR James Library
                                                                         and spread the word, by
      choices among young people                                         tweeting: #rolemodels@                    visit: https://vimeo.
                                                                                                                                            For full details visit: www.hackney.gov.uk/
                                                                         iam_laswap, and come out               com/45640033

  Making a music video                                                                                                                      This page...
                                                                                                                                            has been compiled with help
  WHEN local Jamaican                Jenkins Akinola, 19; Tom                                                                               from staff and volunteers at
  dancehall artist – and long        Hadrill, 19; Pete from                                                                                 YH World – a social enterprise
  time YH World video                record label No Hat No                                                                                 that produces a website full of
  contributor – Akeine               Hoods; and Ollie from                                                                                  info about events, courses, and
  Bennet, 19, needed a music         Ravensbourne College all                                                                               general happenings in Hackney.
  video for his latest track we      planned and shot the video                                                                             They aim to make sure young people don’t miss out – and
  stepped in with help from          in London Fields at the end                                                                            most of the stuff they include is free to take part in.
  the Active Grants fund.            of September.                                                                                          They are always looking for young journalists and
    Rolando (ShowerTV),                To see the finished work,                                                                            reporters. To get involved call: 07968 532 923;
  14; Ondre Roach, 18;               visit: yhworld.co.uk                 Scenes from the Akeine Bennet video shoot                         or visit: www.yhworld.co.uk
22   22 October 2012                                                    advertising

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                      These stories were compiled with the help of
                      Homerton hospital, NHS North East London & the                                                                                          health
                      City, and the East London NHS Foundation Trust

                                                                                                                                       News in brief
                                                                                                                                      Free seasonal flu jab available
                                                                                                                                      to all residents most at risk
                                                                                                                                      PEOPLE at risk of developing serious complications
                                                                                                                                      from flu are being urged to take advantage of a free jab.
                                                                                                                                      Seasonal flu claims around 8,000 lives a year in England
                                                                                                                                      and Wales, with many more becoming seriously unwell.
                                                                                                                                      Those 65 and over, pregnant, with serious long term
                                                                                                                                      health conditions, in a nursing home, carers and frontline
                                                                                                                                      health and social care workers are all being offered
                                                                                                                                      the vaccination.
                                                                                                                                      Anyone who had the jab last year will need another this
                                                                                                                                      winter because the flu virus changes annually, so a new
                                                                                                                                      vaccine is developed to combat the latest strain.

 New cancer
                                                                                                                                      Residents who fall into any of the risk
                                                                                                                                      categories are advised to speak
                                                                                                                                      to their GP or pharmacist
                                                                                                                                      about getting the jab. People

 campaign                                                       Resident Helen Cullinan suffered from bowel cancer
                                                                                                                                      who do not fall into one
                                                                                                                                      of the categories can get
                                                                                                                                      the vaccine privately, or
                                                                                                                                      by talking to their GP or
                                                                                                                                      For more info, visit: www.
         78-year-old            received the five year all-

A        resident who
         survived bowel
         cancer is working
with health officials
to warn residents of
                                clear from my doctors
                                which is just terrific news.
                                My advice to others is go to
                                the GP quickly if you think
                                anything is wrong – please
                                                                         My advice to others is go
                                                                         to the GP quickly if you
                                                                    think anything is wrong –
                                                                    please don’t delay

                                                                                                                                      New diabetes film to raise
                                                                                                                                      awareness of the disease
the signs of the life-          don’t delay.”
threatening disease.               NHS posters and leaflets                                                                           A FILM is being shown at Hackney Picturehouse to
  Helen Cullinan went to        (like the one above) are       common type of cancer in              Other symptoms that              raise awareness of diabetes among African and
see her GP after suffering      appearing across the           Hackney. Yet currently only         warrant a GP visit include         Caribbean communities.
from tiredness and losing       borough to encourage           nine per cent of patients in        looking pale or experiencing       Diabetes UK will show the short film before a
weight. She was referred for    people to visit their GP       the UK are diagnosed at             stomach pain for more than         screening of Jamaican feature film ‘Better Mus Come’
tests, which showed she had     if they see blood in their     the very earliest stage of the      three weeks. Some 70 people        on 24 October.
bowel cancer.                   stools, or if they are loose   disease. He said: “The good         are diagnosed with bowel           Raj Chandarana, Head of Equality and Diversity at
  After surgery and 10 days     for over three weeks.          news is that bowel cancer           cancer every year in City          Diabetes UK, said: “Diabetes is a big problem in the
recovering in hospital, Helen      Consultant colorectal       is very easy to treat if it’s       and Hackney.                       African or Afro-Caribbean community, but unfortunately
was back home. Today she        surgeon Sanjaya                caught early. Nine out of ten                                          awareness of the condition remains low.
leads a busy life in between    Wijeyekoon, from               people will survive bowel                                              “People from African or Afro-Caribbean backgrounds
                                                                                                     MORE INFO                        are between three and five times more likely to develop
cycling and running a night     Homerton hospital,             cancer if it’s diagnosed at an
shelter for the homeless in     explained there is an urgent   early stage, so it’s important             For more info, call: 0800   Type 2 diabetes than the white population, so it’s even
the borough.                    need for the campaign          to know the warning signs                  707 60 60; or visit:        more important that they are aware of the importance
  She said: “I have just        as bowel cancer is a very      to look out for.”                          www.smallc.org.uk           of making lifestyle changes to prevent it and getting
                                                                                                                                      diagnosed if they already have it.”
                                                                                                                                      He added that people from an African or Afro-Caribbean
                                                                                                                                      background should get checked for diabetes from the
                                                                                                                                      age of 25, rather than 40, as is generally recommended.
  Residents urged to donate blood to keep stocks up
 RESIDENTS are being             up in the borough.            bad weather and it’s
 sought by the National            NHS Blood and               vital that we increase our
 Blood Service to attend a       Transplant, its umbrella      stocks now, so we can
 donation session in Stoke       organisation, recently        continue to meet the needs
 Newington next month.           announced there has           of patients.”
   Staff from the NHS            been a drop in stocks           Potential donors will be
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Horrors of
                                                                                            stark naked, with only a        owner, the
                                                                                            bit of blanket on them’.        asylum was
                                                                                            Conditions were again           located in the
                                                                                            criticised in an 1844 report.   old Balmes
                                                                                               The tall red-brick house     or Baumes
                                                                                            at 34 Hoxton Street,            House on the

                                                                                            adjacent to Hackney             border between
                                                                                            Community College, is           Shoreditch and
                                                                                            today all that remains of the   Hackney.
                                                                                            institution, which finally         Proprietor
                                                                                            closed in 1902.                 Thomas Warburton                                            3
                                                                                               Nearby Holly House           was described by one of
         ACKNEY             notorious. During the late      were physically inspected,      opened in 1792 and was          his former (and probably           of Commons revealed

H        marked World
         Mental Health
         Day on 14
October with the ‘Time
to Talk’ festival, across
                            17th century, many of the
                            area’s old, wealthy estates
                            were broken up and these
                            large houses used as lunatic
                            asylums and almshouses.
                                                            interviewed and pronounced
                                                            upon by a far-from objective
                                                            jury of coffee-drinkers.
                                                              One of the earliest
                                                            asylums – and the largest
                                                                                            kept by the Burrows family
                                                                                            for most of its existence.
                                                                                            It enjoyed a more positive
                                                                                            reputation, probably helped
                                                                                            by the fact that the medical
                                                                                                                            disgruntled) inmates as
                                                                                                                            a ‘beast of a man, huge
                                                                                                                            in size, knock-kneed and
                                                                                                                            with a three-inch long nose
                                                                                                                            that was quite sufficient to
                                                                                                                                                               the horrors regularly
                                                                                                                                                               occurring inside
                                                                                                                                                               Hoxton’s madhouses
                                                                                                                                                               and resulted in gradual
                                                                                                                                                               reform throughout the
venues in Dalston and         At the time it was not        – was Hoxton House, run         attendant was James             frighten a person of weak          1800s, which forced
Stamford Hill.              regarded as unusual or          by Jonathan Miles, which        Parkinson – the pioneering      mind and delicate nerves           private madhouses out
  It helped challenge       immoral to make a profit        opened in 1695 and was          doctor who first identified     into a fit of insanity.’           of business.
common myths and            from the lunacy trade. It was   often used by the Admiralty     the ‘shaking palsy’ which          Head keeper Jemmy                  Every year World
stereotypes surrounding     easy to obtain a certificate    for the treatment of ‘maniac’   now bears his name.             Davis was supposedly no            Mental Health Day
mental health, and          of madness and anyone           sailors and officers.              The asylum had two           better, claiming that: ‘If a       celebrates the continuing
proved to be great fun      could enter – or be entered       An inspection of 1798         sections, one for those who     man comes in here mad,             progress made in
for everyone involved.      into – a madhouse as long as    found ‘the bread, beef,         could afford to pay for their   we’ll keep him so; if he’s in      mental health care, but
  This is in stark          the requisite fees continued    cheese and beer, were all       upkeep and one for paupers      his senses, we’ll soon drive       it is worth pausing to
contrast to how mental      to be paid.                     remarkably good, and the        sent by the Guardians of        him out of them.’ The rest of      remember those who
health issues were            Patients were often           patients declared that they     the Poor of Shoreditch,         the keepers were said to be        were confined in the
viewed in former times,     embarrassing or unwanted        had them in plenty’. But        who were paid for by            constantly drunk and spent         often brutal institutions
and to the treatment in     family members, though          ten years later ‘the patients   parish taxes. The building      their time beating patients        of the past such as those
private madhouses, for      people sometimes sought         were very badly clothed,        was badly overcrowded by        and raping the female ones.        that once stood
which Hoxton was once       voluntary admission to          and went around the yard        1819, and had to be rebuilt,       The majority of                 in Hoxton.
                            escape the law or to avoid                                      but was later demolished for    Warburton’s inmates were
                            military service. Regular                                       redevelopment in around         from the aristocracy, and             MORE INFO
                            public ‘inquisitions of                                         1840. Hoxton Hall now           he even supplied keepers
                            lunacy’ were held
                                                                                   2        stands on the site.             to supervise George III                    Hackney Archives
                            at Hoxton Square                                                   The most notorious of all    during his bouts of madness.               is moving to a new
                            Coffeehouse, where                                              Hoxton’s madhouses was          Thomas’ son John, a                        home in the Dalston
                   1        potential inmates                                                      Warburton’s, which       qualified doctor, eventually         CLR James Library and
                                                                                                    existed between         took over the asylum                 Hackney Archives.
                                                                                                      1750 and 1850.        and transformed it into a            Call: 020 8356 8925;
                                                                                                       Officially known     noteworthy establishment.            e-mail: archives@
                                                                                                       as Whitmore’s           Inspections by Select             hackney.gov.uk; or visit:
                                                                                                        after a previous    Committees of the House              www.hackney.gov.uk/


                                                                                                                                               1. Back of Hoxton House c1920; 2. Extract from
                                                                                                                                         Greenwood’s 1827 map of London showing Hoxton’s
                                                                                                                                               madhouses; 3. Watercolour by C H Matthews of
                                                                                                                                       Warburton’s madhouse c1820; 4. ‘Well done Warburton’
                                                                                                                                       cover; 5. Holly House watercolour by Thomas Shepherd
26          22 October 2012                                                                                                                                                                                                 councillors

                                                                                                           Hackney’s wards in alphabetical order                                                                The Mayor
The Mayor and Councillors                                                                                  1.    Brownswood
Councillors are elected by Hackney                 issues that may be of concern.                          2.    Cazenove
residents and serve for four years.                                                                        3.    Chatham
                                                   Generally they can help with Council
                                                                                                           4.    Clissold
The last borough elections were in                 related matters, but if the issue is the                5.    Dalston
May 2010.                                          responsibility of another person or                                                                                                                                                   Jules
                                                                                                           6.    De Beauvoir                                                                                                             Pipe
Councillors have a range of                        organisation, councillors can often                     7.    Hackney Central
responsibilities, including helping to             point people in the right direction and                 8.    Hackney Downs                                                                                  Hackney has an executive Mayor,
oversee the Council and its services.              tell residents who they need to see.                    9.    Haggerston                                                                                     Jules Pipe, who is not a councillor,
                                                   Hackney has 57 councillors                              10.   Hoxton                                                                                         but is directly elected by the entire
They hold advice surgeries where
                                                   representing areas called wards –                       11.   Kings Park                                                                                     borough.The Mayor is the political
residents can meet their local                                                                                                                                                                                  leader of the Council, overseeing the
                                                   illustrated in the map opposite.                        12.   Leabridge
representative and ask them to take up                                                                                                                                                                          budget and all Council services.
                                                                                                           13.   Lordship
                                                                                                           14.   New River                                                                                      Civic and ceremonial duties are
To check which councillor covers your area, or confirm surgery times, call: 020 8356 3373.                                                                                                                      undertaken by the Speaker of the
                                                                                                           15.   Queensbridge
More info: www.hackney.gov.uk/l-mayor-cabinet-councillors.htm                                                                                                                                                   Council who is elected annually
                                                                                                           16.   Springfield
                                                                                                           17.   Stoke Newington Central                                                                        from the borough’s 57 councillors.
                                                                                                           18.   Victoria                                                                                       The current Speaker is Cllr Jessica
Cllr Nkafu, 5-6pm, 1st Mon each month, Hackney Town Hall, Mare St, E8.
To book an appointment call: 020 8356 3211                                                                 19.   Wick                                                                                           Webb.

1. BROWNSWOOD                                      2. CAZENOVE                                       3. CHATHAM                                          4. CLISSOLD                                      5. DALSTON
             Cllrs Brian Bell, Oli De Botton &                                                                    Cllr Luke Akehurst                                Cllr Karen Alcock, Cllr Wendy                     Cllrs Michelle Gregory, Sophie
                                                              Cllrs Dawood Akhoon
             Feryal Demirci (on a rota basis)                 1st Sat each month, 2-3pm,                          2nd Fri each month, 6.30-7.30pm,                  Mitchell & Cllr Linda Smith                       Linden & Angus Mulready-
             1st Thurs each month, 7-8pm,                     North London Muslim Community                       Hackney Town Hall, Mare St, E8.                   1st Mon each month (except                        Jones (on a rota basis)
             Amwell Court Community Centre,                   Centre, 68 Cazenove Road, N16.                      Cllr Sally Mulready                               bank holiday), 7pm, Stoke                         1st Thurs each month,
             Green Lanes, N4.                                 (Cllr Akhoon can visit housebound                   Last Fri each month, 7-8pm,                       Newington Library, Stoke                          6.30-7.30pm, Dalston CLR James
LAB          3rd Sat each month, 12.30-            LIB DEM    constituents. Call: 020 8806 1147.)    LAB          Hackney Town Hall, Mare St, E8.        LAB        Newington Church Street, N16.         LAB         Library, Dalston CLR James
             2.30pm, walkabout surgery.                       Cllr Abraham Jacobson                               (Cllr Mulready will undertake home                                                                  Library, Dalston Square, E8 3BQ.
                                                              2nd Wed each month, 6.30-                                                                             For an appointment with ward
                                                              7.15pm, North London Muslim                         visits to older people. Call her on:                                                                2nd Sat each month, 12noon-
                                                              Community Centre, 68 Cazenove                       07930 575 913.)                                   councillors at Milton Gardens                     1pm, Dalston CLR James Library,
                                                              Rd, N16.                                            Cllr Guy Nicholson                                Estate Community Hall, Hawksley                   Dalston Square, E8 3BQ.
                                                              Cllr Ian Sharer                                     3rd Fri each month, 6.30-7.30pm,                  Court Estate, and Burma Court                     3rd Fri each month, 6.30-
LAB                                                LIB DEM    1st & 3rd Thurs, 10.30-11.30am,        LAB          Banister House Community Centre,       LAB        Estate community meeting room,        LAB         7.30pm, Dalston CLR James
                                                              North London Muslim Community                       Banister House Estate, E9.                        call Members’ Support on:                         Library, Dalston Square, E8 3BQ.
                                                              Centre, 68 Cazenove Rd, N16.                                                                          020 8356 3373.

                                                                                                                                                                    Cllrs Alcock, Mitchell & Smith also
                                                                                                                                                                    hold monthly roving surgeries
LAB                                                LIB DEM                                           LAB                                                 LAB        throughout the ward.                  LAB

6. DE BEAUVOIR                                     7. HACKNEY CENTRAL                                8. HACKNEY DOWNS                                    9. HAGGERSTON                                    10. HOXTON
             Cllrs Robert Chapman, Tom                                                                           Cllr Michael Desmond                               Cllr Barry Buitekant, Cllr                        Cllr Philip Glanville
             Ebbutt & Gulay Icoz                              Samantha Lloyd, Vincent Stops                      1st Sun each month, 11am-12noon,                   Jonathan McShane & Cllr Ann                       3rd Wed each month, 6-7pm,
             2nd Sat each month, 11am-                        & Ben Hayhurst                                     Nightingale Luncheon Club, 19                      Munn (on a rota basis)                            Provost Community Hall, Murray
             12noon, Coleville Community Hall,                (on a rota basis)                                  Olympus Sq, E5.                                    2nd Mon each month, 6-7pm,
                                                                                                                 Cllr Desmond is also available at the                                                                Grove, N1.
                                                                                                                                                                    St Mary’s Community Centre, Kent
             35 Branch St, N1.                                2nd Sat each month,                                Town Hall, to book an appointment,                 Rd, E2.                                           3rd Sat of each month, 11am-
LAB          3rd Sat each month, walkabout         LAB        11am-12noon, Wilton Community                      call: 020 8356 3373. Cllrs Rick Muir
                                                                                                                                                                    1st Thurs each month, 6-7pm,          LAB         12noon, The Bell Club, Bowling
             surgery in the afternoon.                        Hall, Greenwood Rd, E8.                            & Alex Russell (on a rota basis)                   Haggerston Community Centre,                      Green Walk, Pitfield St, N1.
                                                              4th Sat each month,                                2nd Sun each month,                                179 Haggerston Rd, E8.                            Contact Cllr Glanville on:
             E-mail these councillors at:                     11am-12noon, Marcon Estate                         11am-12noon, Landfield Community                   3rd Thurs each month,                             07939 012 120.
             debeauvoir@hackney-labour.                       Community Hall, Amhurst Rd, E8.                    Hall, Landfield Estate, Stellman                   6-7pm, Whiston & Goldsmith                        Cllr Clayeon McKenzie
             org.uk                                                                                              Close, E5.                                         Community Hall, Goldsmith Sq, E2.                 2nd Tues each month, 6-7pm,
                                                   LAB                                               LAB                                                            2nd Sat each month,
LAB                                                                                                              4th Sun each month, walkabout           LAB
                                                                                                                                                                    11am-12noon, Shoreditch Library,      LAB         The Bell Club, Bowling Green
                                                                                                                 ward surgery.Contact Cllr Muir on:                 80 Hoxton Street, N1.                             Walk, Pitfield St, N1.
                                                                                                                 07875 546 155.                                                                                       Cllr Carole Williams
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      2nd Mon each month, 6.30-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      7.30pm, 16a Malcolm House,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Arden Estate, N1.
LAB                                                LAB                                               LAB                                                 LAB                                              LAB

11. KINGS PARK                                     12. LEABRIDGE                                     13. LORDSHIP                                        14. NEW RIVER                                    15. QUEENSBRIDGE
             Cllr Sharon Patrick                             Cllr Linda Kelly                                     Cllr Bernard Aussenberg,                          Cllr Michael Jones, 2nd Sunday                    Cllrs Tom Price, Emma Plouviez
             1st Fri each month, 6.30-7.30pm,                1st Sun each month, 11am-12noon,                     1st Sun each month, 1-2pm,                        of each month, 2-3pm, Stamford                    & Patrick Vernon (on a rota basis)
             Kingsmead Kabin, Kingsmead Way,                 Tenants’ Association Hall, Beecholme                 Stoke Newington Library, Stoke                    Hill Library, Portland Ave, N16.                  1st Sat each month, 10-11am,
             E9. E-mail: sharon.patrick@                     Estate, Prout Rd, E5.                                Newington Church Street, N16.                     Cllr Jones is also available on:                  Queensbridge Leisure Centre, 30
             hackney.gov.uk.                                 Call: 07590 370 226; e-mail:                                                                           07960 610 045.
             (Disabled or housebound                         lindaannkelly@yahoo.co.uk                                                                                                                                Holly St, E8.
LAB          constituents can book an              CON                                               CON          Cllrs Edward Brown & Daniel            LAB                                              LAB         3rd Sat each month, 10-11am,
             appointment on: 020 8356 3373.)                 Cllrs Deniz Oguzkanli & Ian Rathbone,                Stevens                                           Cllr Sean Ned Mulready will                       Regents Pensioners Hall, 30
             Cllr Saleem Siddiqui                            2nd Sat each month, 1-2pm, Wayside                   2nd Sun each month,                               hold a roving surgery every                       Brougham Rd, E8.
             1st & 3rd Fri each month, 7-8pm,                Community Centre, 11 Chatsworth                      1pm-2pm, Stoke Newington                          Sunday. Cllr Ned Mulready
             Vi Forrester Hall, Gilpin Rd, E5.               Rd, E5.                                              Library, Stoke Newington                          welcomes and encourages                           You can e-mail these councillors
             Cllr Julius Nkafu                               4th Sat each month, 10am-11am,                       Church Street, N16.                               anyone to call him on:                            direct at: tom.price@hackney.
             3rd Sat each month, 12noon-                     Community Hall, Mount Estate, Mount                                                                    07860 475 701
             1pm, Kingsmead Tenants Hall, 5/6      LAB
                                                             Pleasant Lane, E5.                      LAB          4th Sun each month,                    LAB                                              LAB         gov.uk; emma.plouviez@
             Templemead House, Homerton                      Call: 07890 654 068; or e-mail:                      11am-1pm, roving surgery –                        Cllr Benzion Papier, 2nd Mon                      hackney.gov.uk;
             Rd, E9.                                         ian.rathbone@hackney.gov.uk;                         ward walkabout                                    each month, 4-5pm, Stamford                       patrick.vernon@hackney.gov.uk
                                                             deniz.oguzkanli@hackney.gov.uk                                                                         Hill Library, Portland Ave, N16.

LAB                                                LAB                                               LAB                                                 CON                                              LAB

16. SPRINGFIELD                                    17. STOKE NEWINGTON CENTRAL                       18. VICTORIA                                        19. WICK
            Cllr Margaret Gordon                             Cllrs Susan Fajana-Thomas, Rita                      Cllr Katie Hanson                                 Cllrs Anntoinette Bramble,
            2nd Sun each month, 11.30am-                     Krishna, & Louisa Thomson (on                        2nd Wed each month, 7-8pm,                        Chris Kennedy & Jessica
            12.30pm, Webb Estate Community                   a rota basis)                                        New Kingshold Community                           Webb (on a rota basis)
            Hall, Clapton Common, E5.                        2nd Sat each month, 10-11am,                         Centre, Primrose Sq, E9.                          1st Sun each month, 12noon-
            4th Sat each month, 1-2pm, Mount                 Yorkshire Grove Estate Community                     Cllr Daniel Kemp                                  1pm, Wick OAP Hall, Lavington
LAB         Estate Community Hall, Mount           LAB
                                                             Hall, Gunstor Rd, N16.                  LAB          1st Sat each month, 10.30-             LAB        Close, Trowbridge Estate, E9.
            Pleasant Lane, E5.                               4th Sat each month, 11am-1pm,                        11.30am, Pitcairn Hall, Pitcairn
            Cllr Michael Levy                                councillors will hold a walkabout                    House, Frampton Park Estate,                      Contact Cllr Kennedy on:
            1st & 3rd Sun each month, 11.30am-               surgery.                                             E9.                                               07730 883 190
            12.30pm, Webb Estate Community                   Contact Cllr Fajana-Thomas on:                       Cllr Geoff Taylor                                 E-mail these councillors at:
            Hall, Clapton Common, E5.                        07809 244 756.                                       3rd Wed each month, 2-3pm,                        christopher.kennedy@
CON         Cllr Simche Steinberger                LAB
                                                             Contact Cllr Krishna on:                LAB          Salvation Army Building, 70            LAB        hackney.gov.uk; jessica.
            2nd Mon each month, 4-5pm,                       07752 782 571.                                       Mare St, E8.                                      webb@hackney. gov.uk;
            Stamford Hill Library, Portland Ave,             Contact Cllr Thomson on: 07794                                                                         antoinette.bramble@ hackney.
            N16.                                             637 870.                                                                                               gov.uk
            3rd Sun each month, 2.30-3.30pm,
            Netto Parade, U Marka Ltd, 158
CON                                                LAB                                               LAB
            Clapton Common, E5.                                                                                                                          LAB

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                                                                                                       Hackney Wick                          parking bays so the controls            currently live or work
Recipes straight from the                                                                              parking review                        better reflect the needs of
                                                                                                                                             permit holders and visitors.
                                                                                                                                                                                     in ‘uncontrolled’ streets
                                                                                                                                                                                     in Hackney Wick and
ovens at Hoxton Apprentice                                                                             THE Council is asking                    Each household and                   whether they experience
                                                                                                       residents and businesses              business in the area has                any parking issues. For
www.hoxtonapprentice.com                                                                               in the Hackney Wick area              been sent a copy of the                 more information on the
                                                                                                       to have their say on                  consultation booklet,                   Controlled Parking Zone K
                                                                                                       parking restrictions in               questionnaire, and a map                displacement consultation,
                                                                                                       their area.                           showing the location of                 visit: www.hackney.gov.uk/
                                                                                                         The consultation is                 the new design parking                  parking-hys
                                                                                                       taking place as part of a             restrictions. Download                    The consultation results
                                                                                                       commitment to review                  a copy of the documents                 are expected to be ready
                                                                                                       existing controlled parking           from: www.hackney.gov.                  for release in January,
                                                                                                       zones (CPZs) in the borough           uk/parking-hys.                         when more details will be
                                                                                                       every five to seven years, as            The deadline for feedback                  given about when any
                                                                                                       outlined in the Council’s             is 23 November.                               changes will take place.
                                                                                                       parking and enforcement                  The Council                                  To find out
                                                                                                       plan (2010-2015).                     is also                                       more, visit: www.
                                                                                                         The Council has carried             interested in                                 hackney.gov.uk/
                                                                                                       out extensive survey work             hearing from                                  parking-hys; e-mail:
                                                                                                       in Hackney Wick (Zone K),             residents and                                  consultparking@
                                                                                                       and has proposed several              businesses                                     hackney.gov.uk; or
TIM joined the Hoxton Apprentice’s kitchen team and now has an opportunity to                          changes to the allocation of          that                                           call: 020 8356 8877.
fulfil his aspirations to become a fully qualified chef.
He was unemployed for over 10 years. During this time he attended numerous
interviews, but was continuously unsuccessful due to his lack of experience.                             Meetings
With the assistance of the Peabody Trust, Tim discovered charity Training for
                                                                                                        COUNCIL MEETINGS IN OCTOBER                             29 Licensing sub-committee                     7pm
Life’s apprenticeship programme. He was invited to take a trial shift at the Hoxton
                                                                                                        22 Cabinet                                      6pm     29 Brownswood ward forum                       7pm
Apprentice and was offered a place in the employability programme.
                                                                                                        23 Licensing sub-committee                      7pm     30 Stoke Newington central ward forum        6.30pm
Tim now looks forward to the future with confidence and after he completes his
                                                                                                        23 Leabridge ward forum                      7.30pm     30 New River ward forum                      6.30pm
training, hopes to find a full time job as a chef.
                                                                                                        24 Council                                      7pm     30 Licensing sub-committee                     7pm
                                                                                                        29 Wick ward forum                           6.30pm     30 Hackney Central ward forum                  7pm

Thai green curry                                                      Preparation time
                                                                      30 mins
                                                                                                        29 Queensbridge ward forum                   6.30pm     30 De Beauvoir ward forum                      7pm

                                                                                                        Info: 020 8356 3316/3302/3341 or visit: www.hackney.gov.uk/council-democracy.htm
Serves 4                                                              Cooking time
                                                                      20 mins                          TENANTS & RESIDENTS ASSOCIATION MEETINGS                 30   The Mount Estate                          7pm
                                                                                                       IN OCTOBER                                               30   North & South Defoe                       7pm
Ingredients                              Method                                                        22 Warburton & Darcy
                                                                                                       22 Nelson Mandela House
                                                                                                                                                                     Shoreditch Neighbourhood Panel
                                                                                                                                                                     Lockner Estate
• 800g diced chicken breast              • Take the chillies and deseed them
                                                                                                       22 Jack Dunning Estate                           7pm     31   Priestly Close                            7pm
• 2-3 green chillies                     • Place into a blender: chillies, basil, coriander, ginger,
                                                                                                       22 High Hill Estate                              7pm     IN NOVEMBER
• 1/2 cup fresh basil                      shallots, garlic, lime zest & lemon grass and 2 tins of
                                                                                                       25 East Reservoir                             7.30pm     1 Darenth Road & Kyverdele                     7pm
• 1/2 cup fresh coriander                  coconut milk                                                29 Charles Sq & Pitfield                      6.30pm     1 Somerford & Shacklewell                      7pm
• 3-4 lemon grass stalks (outer layers   • Blend these ingredients as finely as possible. Then add
  removed)                                 the remaining ingredients, except for cornflour, and        TO CHECK TIMES & VENUES, CALL THE RESIDENT PARTICIPATION TEAM ON: 020 8356 7845
• 1 lime                                   blend again
• 1/2 lemon                              • Place sauce and remaining ingredients in a pot and
• 2 cloves garlic                          allow it to simmer for 20mins. Then bring to boil and
• 1-2 banana shallots
• 80g of galangal (or ginger)
• 1 tbsp shrimp paste
• Salt and pepper to taste
                                           whisk in cornflour
                                         • Cover the chicken in the green curry paste and leave to
                                           marinate for 1-2 hours or over night
                                         • Drain chicken, preserving the sauce. Seal the marinated
                                                                                                          Easy                                                  Medium
                                                                                                                                                                                               For solutions see:

• 1/2 tbsp brown sugar                     chicken in a frying pan
• 4 tins coconut milk                    • Drain chicken so that excess oil is gone and add the                                   6 3              2 8 2                           9                    7
• 100ml double cream                       sauce. Cook until chicken is cooked
• 1 tbsp cornflour                       • Taste and if necessary add more lime juice                     1                       7                                                        4            8
• Basmati rice to serve                  • Serve with Basmati rice
                                                                                                                3 6 2                                    7 5                       8                    6 9
The Hoxton Apprentice is a social                 people. If you would like to offer an
enterprise set up to train unemployed             apprentice a job, or become an apprentice               2                      6           2   9       5 1                                              7
Hackney people – both in the kitchen and          yourself, call Ben Anderson on:                               6            9 4 1   8       4 2 7 8 9
front of house.                                   020 7749 2800.
Six-month apprenticeships prepare people          For more info, visit: www.                              8                  7         6 9       5   8                                                        4
for the workplace and give them the               hoxtonapprentice.com
chance to gain a NVQ in Hospitality.                                                                      6                      9 5 3   4 3       7                                                          2
Profits are returned to Training For Life,                                                                                     1       2   2     6
the charity which operates the restaurant,
to deliver more training for unemployed                                                                   9 1                3 8           6       3                                                          5
28   22 October 2012                                                    advertising

www.hackney.gov.uk     To advertise on these pages call David Roberts on 020 8356 2416
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                                                                                             LONDON BOROUGH OF HACKNEY
REF NO.   ROAD NAME              RESTRICTION                     REASON                     LOCATION                                                                                   DIVERSION ROUTE     WORK START DATE   WORK END DATE

P981      Alexandra Road N4      Footway Closure                 Thames Water Works         O/s Building No. 1-3                                                                       Provide Walk way       12-Nov-12        16-Nov-12

P974      Allen Road N16         Footway Closure                 UKPN Works                 O/s Building No. 9                                                                         Provide Walk way       05-Nov-12        09-Nov-12

                                 Bus Lane Suspension &
P976      Balls Pond Road E8                                     UKPN Works                 O/s 42 Balls Pond Road                                                                     Provide Walk way       12-Nov-12        16-Nov-12
                                 Footway Closure

P979      Bethune Road N16       Footway Closure                 UKPN Works                 O/S Building no. 4-6                                                                       Provide Walk way       12-Nov-12        16-Nov-12

                                 Footway & Waiting                                          East side, from its junction with Cresset Road in a southen direction for a distance of
P987-1    Collent Street E9                                      Crane Operation                                                                                                       Provide Walk way       17-Nov-12        18-Nov-12
                                 Restrictions                                               25 metres
                                                                                            South side, from its junction with Collent Street in a easterly direction for a distance
P987      Cresset Road E9        Waiting & Loading Restriction   Crane Operation                                                                                                       Not Required           17-Nov-12        18-Nov-12
                                                                                            of 45 metres

P978      Holcroft Road E9       Footway Closure                 UKPN Works                 O/s Building No.3                                                                          Provide Walk way       06-Nov-12        12-Nov-12

          Lee Conservancy Road
P977                             Footway Closure                 UKPN Works                 Rear of Property of 61 Eastway                                                             Provide Walk way       05-Nov-12        09-Nov-12
                                                                                            North west side, from a point in line with the back side ofKingsland Road property
P985      Narzul Street E2       Footway Closure                 Construction work                                                                                                     Not Required           05-Nov-12        05-Apr-13
                                                                                            boundary no 110/112 to a point in line with the property boundary no 118/120
                                                                                            From a point in line with the western boundary of Culford Hose to a point in line with
P984      Orsman Road N1         Road Closure                    Crane Operation                                                                                                       Via local signage      10-Nov-12        11-Nov-12
                                                                                            the western property boundary no. 31

P983      Roseberry Place E8     Road Closure                    Crane Operation            From its junction with Forest Road toalong its entire length                               Via local signage      17-Nov-12        18-Nov-12

P980      Southgate Road N1      Footway Closure                 Thames Water Works         O/S Building no. 52A                                                                       Provide Walk way       10-Nov-12        12-Nov-12

P986      Terrace Road E9        Road Closure                    Lining Works               From its junction with Lauriston Road to its junction with Cassland Road                   Via local signage      05-Nov-12        09-Nov-12

P975      Whitmore Road N1       Footway Closure                 UKPN Works                 O/s Building No. 42 - 48                                                                   Provide Walk way       12-Nov-12        16-Nov-12

P969      Albion Terrace N16     Footway Closure                 UKPN Works                 O/s Building no. 9                                                                         Provide Walk way       22-Oct-12        26-Oct-12

                                                                 Railway Bridge
P966      Barnabas Road E9       Footway and Road Closures                                  From its junction with Berger Road in a northly direction for a distance of 60 metres      Via local signage      22-Oct-12        26-Oct-12
                                                                 Examination Work

P970      Bayford Street E8      Footway Closure                 UKPN Works                 O/s Building no. 10                                                                        Provide Walk way       31-Oct-12        06-Nov-12

P973      Bevenden Street N1     Road Closure                    Thames Water Works         From its junction with East Road in a easterly direction for a distance of 25 metres       Via local signage      22-Oct-12        25-Nov-12

                                                                                            From a point in line with the property boundary no 6b to a point in line with the
P950      Culford Mews N1        Road Closure                    Gas Works                                                                                                             Via local signage      22-Oct-12        26-Oct-12
                                                                                            property boundary no 8b

P957      De Beauvoir Crescent   Footway and Road Closures       Crane removal / erection   From its junction with De Beauvoir Road to its Junction with Hertford Road                 Via local signage      31-Oct-12        22-Nov-12

P962      Eagle Wharf Road N1    Footway Closure                 UKPN Works                 O/S Building no. 213                                                                       Provide Walk way       22-Oct-12        26-Oct-12

                                                                                            South east side, From its junction with Medow Close in a north westerly direction for
P958      Eastway E9             Footway Closure                 Footway Works                                                                                                         Provide Walk way       22-Oct-12        23-Oct-12
                                                                                            a distance of 20 metres

P960      Englefield Road N1     Footway Closure                 UKPN Works                 O/S Building no. 6-8                                                                       Provide Walk way       30-Oct-12        05-Nov-12

P964      Kyverdale Road N16     Footway Closure                 UKPN Works                 O/S Building no. 132                                                                       Provide Walk way       22-Oct-12        02-Nov-12

P963      Mare Street E8         Bus Lane Suspension             Gas Works                  O/s Building No. 197-199                                                                   Not Required           27-Oct-12        28-Oct-12

P968      Mare Street E8         Footway Closure                 UKPN Works                 O/s Building 275                                                                           Provide Walk way       24-Oct-12        30-Oct-12

                                                                 Carriageway Repairing
P959      Murray Grove N1        Road Closure                                               From its junction with New North Road to its Junction with Cropley Street                  Via local signage      22-Oct-12        02-Nov-12
                                                                                            Between points 30 metres and 50 metres south east of its junction with Mintern
P967      New North Road N1      Bus Lane Suspension             Gas Works                                                                                                             Via local signage      22-Oct-12        06-Nov-12

P971      Roding Road E5         Footway Closure                 UKPN Works                 O/s Building no. 2                                                                         Provide Walk way       29-Oct-12        02-Nov-12

P972      Vestry Street N1       Banned Turns                    Thames Water Works         At its junction with East Road                                                             Via local signage      27-Oct-12        18-Nov-12

                                 Footway & Waiting               Carriageway & Footway
P965      Westgate Street E8                                                                south side, From its junction with Sheep Lane to its Junction with Broadway Market         Via local signage      29-Oct-12        30-Nov-12
                                 Restrictions                    Works

P961      Wilson Street EC2      Road Closure                    Crane Operation            From its junction with Sun Street to its junction with Earl Street                         Via local signage      20-Oct-12        27-Oct-12

                                 Introduce Temporary two way     Carriageway Repairing
P959-1    Wimbourne Street N1                                                               From its junction with New North Road to its Junction with Cropley Street                  Via local signage      22-Oct-12        02-Nov-12
                                 Traffic                         Works
  30           22 October 2012

                                                                     outside Nos 23, 22 and opposite No. 2 Celandine Drive;       Act 1984 as amended                                               12; minor internal alterations including relocation of kitchen
                                                                     opposite Letitia Close on Pownall Road.                                                                                        and formation of new bathroom 2012/3086 Listed Building
            TRAFFIC                                                  c) with resident permit bays only at the following
                                                                                                                                  2.     The general effect of the Orders will be;
                                                                                                                                  a) to introduce new SCHOOL KEEP CLEAR (Mon - Fri 8.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                    3 Ravey Street London EC2A 4QP Retrospective application
                                                                     locations:                                                                                                                     for the change of use from live work (use class sui generis)
                                                                                                                                  am - 9.30 am and 2.30 pm - 4.30pm) restrictions in the
                                                                     opposite Nos. 21-25 and 27 Holly Street; outside No.                                                                           to residential (use class C3) on second floor of the existing
                                                                                                                                  following roads – CRANWICH ROAD; FOUNTAYNE ROAD;                  building. 2012/2231 Affects the Setting of a Conservation
LONDON BOROUGH OF HACKNEY                                            95 Lansdowne Drive; outside Nos. 12 and 27 and               QUEENSBRIDGE ROAD AND WEYMOUTH TERRACE                            Area
                                                                     along the side of the church in Mulberry Road; outside
THE HACKNEY (PARKING PLACES) (CONSOLIDATION)                                                                                      b) to amend the NO WAITING AT ANY TIME restrictions in
                                                                     No. 11 Silesia Buildings; opposite No. 21 Steane                                                                               76-80 Great Eastern Street London EC2A 3JL Installation
(AMENDMENT NO. *) ORDER 20**                                         Road; opposite Samuel House and at the junction with         QUEENSBRIDGE ROAD                                                 of mechanical plant on gantry in previously approved
THE HACKNEY (WAITING AND LOADING                                     Kingsland Road in Dunston Road; on Lomas Drive               3. Copies of the Orders, which will come into force on 29th       dedicated plant area. 2012/2631 Affects the Setting of a
RESTRICTIONS)                                                        opposite No. 33 Mapledene Road.                              October 2012, other relevant Orders, and other documents          Conservation Area
                                                                     d) with permit bays at the following locations:              giving more detailed particulars of the Orders, can be            57 -60 Charlotte Road London EC2A 3QT Erection of a
(AMENDMENT NO.*) ORDER 20** TT896                                                                                                 inspected during normal office hours on Mondays to Fridays        single storey front and rear extension on 57-60 Charlotte
                                                                     outside No. 350 Bocking Street; outside and opposite
                                                                     Belford House and outside No. 304 Queensbridge Road;         inclusive, until the expiration of a period of six weeks from     Road, to create 4 residential units; New external lift in
1. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Council of the London                                                                                                                                            courtyard; Minimal demolition of internal and external rear
                                                                                                                                  the date on which the Orders are made, in the reception area,
Borough of Hackney proposes to make the above-mentioned              e) Relocate the loading bay opposite No. 350 Bocking                                                                           walls on third floor; Demolition of parapet walls on roofs in
                                                                     Street to outside No. 350 Bocking Street.                    London Borough of Hackney Keltan House 89 -115 Mare
Orders under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 as                                                                                                                                                courtyard; Change of use of the existing third floor from B1
amended.                                                                                                                          Street London, E8 4RU. Further information may be obtained
                                                                     f) Replace all single yellow lines in Ada Street to                                                                            office use to residential. 2012/2685 Affects the Setting of a
                                                                                                                                  by contacting Helpdesk on 020 8356 2897
2. The general effect of the Orders will be to make the              shared use bays 4 hour maximum stay.                                                                                           Conservation Area
following changes:-                                                                                                               4. If any person wishes to question the validity of either
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Unit 12 63-65 Rivington Street London EC2A 3AY
                                                                                                                                  of the Orders, or of any provision contained therein on the       Installation of new skylight, vent and chimney to roof of unit
i) Introduce double yellow lines ‘no waiting restrictions’       In line with the details consulted with the residents and
and permit parking restrictions on the newly developed                                                                            grounds that it not within the powers conferred by the Road       12; minor internal alterations including relocation of kitchen
                                                                 businesses of Zone M in March 2012, changes are now              Traffic Regulation Act 1984 or that any requirement of the
Goodchild Road and Katherine Close.                              proposed to the bay type, yellow lines ‘waiting and loading’                                                                       and formation of new bathroom 2012/2908 Affects the
                                                                                                                                  Act or of any instrument under the Act has not been complied      Setting of a Conservation Area
ii) Replace single yellow lines in the Zone J with the           restrictions on the following roads within Zone M: Aden
                                                                                                                                  with, that person may, within six weeks of the date on which      29 Charlotte Road London EC2A 3PF Display of a non-
following restrictions:                                          Grove, Allen Road, Burma Road, Carysfort Road, Clissold
                                                                                                                                  the Orders are made, apply for the purpose to the High Court.     illuminated fascia sign and non-illuminated projecting sign.
     a) Double yellow lines ‘no waiting at any time’             Crescent, Clissold Road, Clonbrock Road, Green Lanes,
     restrictions at the following locations :-                  Harcombe Road, Howitt Close, Matthias Road, Milton Grove,                                                                          2012/2991 Affects the Setting of a Conservation Area
                                                                 Oldfield Road, Osterley Road, Petherton Road, Shakspeare              Unless otherwise stated all traffic notices are as
     opposite No 89 and opposite No 1-40 Albion Drive;           Walk, Springdale Road, Statham Grove, Winston Road,                   follows: Dated this 22nd day of October 2012
     opposite Nos. 2-11 Albion Terrace; at the junction          Woodlea Road, Howard Road. (further details relating to Zone
     of Mare Street and Andrews Road, outside No 1-3                                                                                   Tom McCourt, Assistant Director (Public Realm)               Weymouth Terrace opposite 2 Weymouth Terrace London
                                                                 M may be found at www.hackney.gov.uk/parking-hys).                                                                                 E2 8JP Prior Notification application for the installation
     Andrews Road, opposite the junction with Sheep lane                                                                               (The officer appointed for this purpose)
     and opposite No. 14 Andrews Road; along the side of         3. Copies of the Orders, and other documents giving more                                                                           of telecommunication equipment cabinet (1.3m x 0.45m
     No 20 Appleby Road; outside No. 35 Beck Road; outside       detailed particulars of the Orders, can be inspected for a                                                                         x 0.8m) to the rear of the footway to Weymouth Terrace
     Nos. 23-29 Brougham Road; outside Nos. 20, 31, side         period of 21 days during normal office hours on Mondays to                                                                         opposite 2 Weymouth Terrace. 2012/3023 Affects the Setting
     of No 2, 8-12 and opposite No 6, 8-12, 31 Celandine         Fridays in the reception area, London Borough of Hackney,                                                                          of a Conservation Area
     Drive; opposite No. 25 and outside Gayhurst School in       Keltan House 89-115 Mare Street London, E8 4RU. Further
                                                                 information may be obtained by contacting Helpdesk on 020
                                                                                                                                                PLANNING                                             E5
     Gayhurst Road; from the junction with Middleton Grove
     to Jacaranda Grove on Holly Street, at the junctions        8356 2897.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    83 Upper Clapton Road London E5 9BU Erection of a
     with Mapledene Road and Richmond Road, outside              4. Any objections or other representations about the             WELL STREET COMMON                                                front and rear roof extension to create a 1 bedroom flat.
     Nos. 21-25, 31, 37, and 47 Holly Street; outside Nos.       proposed Orders should be sent in writing to the Assistant                                                                         2012/2017 Major Development
     67-69 Lavender Grove; outside Nos. 160, and opposite        Director (Public Realm) at the address specified in paragraph    LONDON BOROUGH OF HACKNEY
     No. 1 Lansdowne Drive; opposite Gayhurst School                                                                                                                                                33 Ickburgh Road, London E5 8AF Erection of a single
                                                                 3 above until the expiration of a period of 21 days from the                                                                       storey rear extension at ground floor level with a velux
     in London Fields West Side; outside No. 130 and             date on which this Notice is published. All objections must      The London Borough of Hackney has applied to the Secretary
     outside and opposite No 124-128 Mapledene Road;                                                                              of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs for          rooflight. 2012/2822 Affects the Setting of a Conservation
                                                                 specify the grounds on which they are made.                                                                                        Area
     opposite junction with Martello Terrace in Martello                                                                          consent under section 38 of the Commons Act 2006 and
     Street; Opposite Lelitia Close in Pownall Road, outside                                                                      Article 12 of the Ministry of Housing and Local Government        Buccleuch House Clapton Common London E5 9AN
     Livermere Court in Queensbridge Road, opposite No. 10                                                                        Provisional Order Confirmation (Greater London Parks and          Demolition of the existing building and erection of a six storey
                                                                 LONDON BOROUGH OF HACKNEY                                        Open Spaces) Act 1967 to carry out restricted works on Well       building to provide 107 residential units (49x1, 36x2, 12x3
     Shrubland Road and outside side of No. 213 Mare Street
     in Silsea Buildings, outside No. 21 Middleton Road;                                                                          Street Common.                                                    and 10x4 beds) including balconies and terraces to front
                                                                 THE HACKNEY (SCHOOL KEEP CLEAR) (NO STOPPING)
     opposite junction with Albion Terrace in Mayfield Road.                                                                      The Planning Inspectorate will decide the application on          and rear, a 41 bed extra care home, ancillary communal
     all the single yellow line restrictions on the following    (AMENDMENT NO.1) ORDER 2012                                      behalf of the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and        facilities, 31 car parking spaces, secure cycle storage,
     roads: Beehive Close; Evergreen Square; Mapledene                                                                            Rural Affairs.                                                    refuse / recycling storage and landscaping improvements.
                                                                 THE HACKNEY (WAITING AND LOADING                                                                                                   2012/3006 Affects the Setting of a Conservation Area
     Grove; Lomas Drive (not including the planned extension                                                                      The proposed works are the construction of a two-bay
     to resident parking bay); Jacaranda Grove.                  RESTRICTIONS) (AMENDMENT NO.45) ORDER 2012                                                                                         Southwold Primary School Detmold Road London E5
                                                                                                                                  wooden framed children’s swing and resurfacing of the
                                                                 TT889                                                            area of common under the swing and existing children’s            9NL Installation of photo voltaic solar panels to the roof of
     b) section of single yellow lines with a resident permit
     bay and a section with double yellow lines ‘no waiting                                                                       climbing frame. The works including resurfacing will cover a      single storey classroom located at the southern side of the
                                                                 1. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Council of the London         maximum total area of 78m2.                                       playground. In association with full planning application
     at any time’ at the following locations: opposite No 1-40   Borough of Hackney on 19th October 2012 did make the
     Albion Drive; a section opposite No. 55 Shrubland Road;     above-mentioned Orders under the Road Traffic Regulation         The works will be specifically located near Groombridge Road      2012/2782. 2012/3010 Listed Building Consent
                                                                                                                                  on the South West side of Well Street Common.
                                                                                                                                  A copy of the application form and accompanying documents
                                                                                                                                  can be inspected at Hackney Service Centre, 1 Hillman             FLAT C 99 Greenwood Road Hackney E8 1NT Erection of a
                                                                                                                                  Street, London E8 1DY and Hackney Town Hall, Mare Street,         third floor rear extension. 2012/2138 Affects the Setting of a
                                                                                                                                  London E8 1EA between the hours of 9.00 am and 5.00 pm            Conservation Area
                                                     Advertise in HackneyToday.                                                   weekdays (not public holidays) until 19 November 2012.            16B Greenwood Road London E8 1AB Erection of a single
                                                                                                                                  To request a copy of the application form and accompanying
                         TO                          Call 020 8356 2416 or email                                                                                                                    storey rear extension at lower ground floor 2012/2273

                                                                                                                                  documents please write to Jenny Watters, 2nd floor Hackney        Affects the Setting of a Conservation Area
                                                     david.roberts@hackney.gov.uk                                                 Service Centre, 1 Hillman Street, E8 1DY or at jenny.             Flat A 14 - 18 Ada Street London E8 4QU Insertion of 2
                              RY O

                                                                                                                                  watters@hackney.gov.uk.                                           windows to the Southern elevation (rear) at 1st floor level.
                                                                                                                                  Any objections or representations should be sent in writing       2012/2487 Affects the Setting of a Conservation Area
                                                     We offer very competitive

                                                                                                                                  ON or BEFORE 19th November 2012 to the Planning
                                                                                                                                                                                                    3 Richmond Road Hackney London E8 3HY Change of use
                                                                                                                                  Inspectorate at Room 3/25, Hawk Wing, Temple Quay

                    T IC E                           rates for all advertisements                                                 House, 2 The Square, Temple Quay, Bristol, BS1 6PN; or to
                                                                                                                                                                                                    of level -1 from commercial (use class B8) use to four self
                                                                                                                                                                                                    contained flats (2x1 bedroom and 2x2 bedroom) and change
                                                     including recruitment, licences                                              Letters sent to the Planning Inspectorate cannot be treated as
                                                                                                                                                                                                    of use of level -2 from church (use class D1) to commercial
                                                                                                                                                                                                    use (use class B8). 2012/2599 Affects the Setting of a
                                                     and statutory notices.                                                       confidential. They will be copied to the applicant and possibly
                                                                                                                                  to other interested parties.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Conservation Area
                                                                                                                                                                                                    300 Mare Street Hackney London E8 1HE Erection of 2 x
                                                                                                                                  London Borough of Hackney, 2nd floor, Hackney Service             non-illuminated aluminium fascia panels 2012/2614 Affects
                                                                                                                                  Centre, 1 Hillman Street, London E8 1DY                           the Setting of a Conservation Area
                                                                                                                                                                                                    St Marks Lecture Hall Colvestone Crescent Hackney
                                                                                                                                                                                                    London E8 2LJ Installation of a stone disabled access ramp
               hackneytoday                                                                                                       LONDON BOROUGH OF HACKNEY NOTICE UNDER THE
                                                                                                                                  TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACTS AND RELATED
                                                                                                                                                                                                    with steel handrail, resurfacing of car park with a permeable

                                                                                                                                                                                                    asphalt surface and remarking to provide an additional
                                                                                                                                  ORDERS                                                            disabled car parking space, to the southern entrance to

               statutory and
                                                                                                                                                                                                    the church building. 2012/2650 Affects the Setting of a
                                                                                               incl vat                                EC1                                                          Conservation Area
                                                                                                                                                                                                    16 B Cecilia Road London E8 2EP Erection of a single storey
                                                                                                payment by cash                   311 Old Street London EC1V 9LA Variation of condition             rear extension at lower ground floor level. 2012/2737 Affects

               public notices                                                                     or debit card                   2 (hours of operation) of planning permission ref:
                                                                                                                                  SOUTH/707/97/FP dated 06/02/1998, to extend hours
                                                                                                                                  FROM 08:00 - 19:00 TO 07:00 - 04:00 Monday to Sunday.
                                                                                                                                  2012/3080 Affects the Setting of a Conservation Area
                                                                                                                                                                                                    the Setting of a Conservation Area
                                                                                                                                                                                                    90 Mapledene Road London E8 3JW Erection of a single
                                                                                                                                                                                                    storey rear extension at ground floor level 2012/2786 Affects
                                                                                                                                                                                                    the Setting of a Conservation Area
               Advertise your public notices in Hackney Today                                                                      EC2A                                                             49 c Parkholme Road London E8 3AQ Refurbishment of
                                                                                                                                                                                                    single family dwelling unit, replacement of existing metal
               Call David Roberts on 020 8356 2416                                                                                Unit 12. 63-65 Rivington Street London EC2A 3AY
                                                                                                                                  Installation of new skylight, vent and chimney to roof of unit
                                                                                                                                                                                                    framed windows with a timber frame window, rendered
                                                                                                                                                                                                    wall with brick wall and installation of side door to the side

   www.hackney.gov.uk                                                                                                            To display a notice on these pages call David Roberts on 020 8356 2416
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               22 October 2012                   31
elevation; installation of sliding folding doors to garden        window to the rear elevation at upper ground level. Remove           alterations and refurbishment to the listed building, new
elevation and new roof lights to font and rear roof. 2012/2875    existing front wall and erection of new front wall and railings      boundary railing and vehicle access, new conservatory/
Affects the Setting of a Conservation Area                        with new gates, new paving to front garden, replacement of           summer room to rear elevation, in association with full                        LICENSING
First and Second Floor 109 - 115 Kingsland High Street            front window, remove existing render and reinstate stucco            planning application 2012/3031. 2012/2486 Listed Building
E8 2PB 117 - 131 Kingsland High Street N16 8LA & 1-3A             moulding to front elevation, installation of new rooflight           Consent                                                           Notice is given that Creative Network Partners Ltd applied
Crossway London N16 8HX Change of Use and Conversion              above the porch and front steps rebuilt to lesser pitch.
                                                                                                                                       40 Downham Road London N1 5AL Retention of change                 to HACKNEY COUNCIL for a premises licence at: The Russet,
Works to provide office space (Use Class B1) at first floor       2012/2635 Affects the Setting of a Conservation Area
                                                                                                                                       of use from A1 retail unit to residential self-contained 1        Hackney Downs Studios, Amhurst Terrace, Hackney, London,
with own access from Crossway, 12 Unit HMO (Use Class             114 to 125 Stanway Court Shenfield Street London N1                  bedroom flat (use class C3) at rear part of the ground floor of   E8 2BT
Sui-generis) at first and second floors with own access from      6SE Installation of a security door to the ground floor access
                                                                                                                                       the property. 2012/2498 Affects the Setting of a Conservation     In order that the following licensable activities can take place:
John Campbell Road , and 8 self-contained residential units       to the block of flats. 2012/2776 Affects the Setting of a
                                                                                                                                       Area                                                              - Sale by retail of alcohol
(Use Class C3) with own access from Crossway, comprising          Conservation Area
                                                                                                                                                                                                         - Regulated entertainment
2 x 4bed maisonettes, 1 x 4bed flat, 1 x 3bed maisonette,
1 x 3bed flat, 1 x 2bed maisonette and 2 x 1bed flats each
                                                                  24 Dorset Court Hertford Road London N1 4SD                           N16                                                              - Late night refreshment
                                                                  Replacement of the existing 3 opaque spandrel panels in
with private outdoor amenity space. 2012/2397 Major               the west elevation at second floor level of the property with        135-165 Lordship Road Hackney London N16 5HF Outline              Between the hours of Mon 10:00 – 00:00; Tue 10:00 – 00:00;
Development                                                       clear glazing panels. 2012/2784 Affects the Setting of a             planning application to erect two additional storeys above        Wed 10:00 – 00:00; Thur 10:00 – 00:00; Fri 10:00 – 01:00;
                                                                  Conservation Area                                                    the existing four-storey block with front extension to provide
 E9                                                                                                                                    9 additional flats. Approval sought is for (a) Access and (b)
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Sat 10:00 – 01:00; Sun 10:00 – 12:00
                                                                  1- 64 St. Leonard’s Court, New North Road, London N1                                                                                   The premises will also be open to the public 08:30-10:00
Enterprise House 2 Tudor Grove London E9 7QL Erection             6JA Demolition of existing buildings and site clearance, and         Landscaping. 2012/2952 Major Development                          Sunday to Fri.
of four storey mixed use development comprising 158.1 m2          redevelopment of site to provide 72 residential units within         71 Stoke Newington Church Street London N16 0AS
of B1 office space at ground floor and 7 flats on upper levels,                                                                                                                                          The licence register listing details of the application is held at
                                                                  part 4-, part 5- and part 8-storey building with roof terraces       Removal of condition 8 of planning permission reference
(2x2, 5x3) with balcony at third floor. 2012/2658 Major                                                                                                                                                  the Licensing Service, 1 Hillman Street, London E8 1DY(Tel No.
                                                                  and associated soft and hard landscaping. 2012/2915                  North/365/95/FP, dated 15/11/1995 to allow playing                020 8356 4970). Details are also available on-line at www.
Development                                                       Affects Setting of a Listed Building                                 amplified music within the restaurant. 2012/3017 Affects the      hackney.gov.uk/licensing
Cardinal Pole RC School Kenworthy Road London E9                  The Co-op Supermarket 136 New North Road London                      Setting of a Conservation Area
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Any representations against this application must be made
5RB Demolition of existing buildings on site and erection of      N1 6SU Installation of a wall mounted condenser unit in the          5 and 5A Clissold Road London N16 9EX Erection of a               in writing and received by the Licensing Service at the above
a new three storey school (150 pupils) fronting Kenworthy         basement car park area. 2012/2919 Affects the Setting of a           two storey rear extension at lower ground and ground floor        address, by no later than the 10th November 2012
Road and Kemey’s Street with associated play area, parking        Conservation Area
                                                                                                                                       levels, in association with planning application 2012/3038.       Residents and businesses in the vicinity of the premises, or
for vehicles and cycles, pedestrian and vehicular accesses,       58A - 60A Southgate Road London N1 3JF Temporary use                 2012/3038 Affects Setting of a Listed Building                    their representatives, may make representations on licensing
bus drop-off area, loading bay and sprinkler, substation and      of site for storage of tyres in connection with sale and fitting                                                                       objectives grounds only, i.e. the prevention of crime and
refuse enclosures. 2012/3042 Major Development                    of car tyres at 62A Southgate Road for a period of six months.       5 and 5A Clissold Road London N16 9EX Alterations to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                         disorder, the prevention of public nuisance, public safety
                                                                  Operating hours: Monday to Sunday and Public Holidays                two storey extension to flats 5 and 5a (approved under ref:
189 - 201 Morning Lane (Arches) London E9 6LJ Change                                                                                                                                                     and the protection of children from harm. Copies of all
                                                                  08:00 until 22:00 hours. 2012/2923 Affects the Setting of a          2011/0912) comprising of a removal of a single splay against      representations will be sent to the applicant. It is an offence,
of use of arches at 189-201 Morning Lane from industrial
and storage (B1 and B8 uses) to retail (A1 use). Installation     Conservation Area                                                    existing wall at ground and lower ground level, in association    liable on conviction to a fine up to £5000 for an applicant to
of new shopfronts, erection of two single storey detached                                                                              with planning application 2012/3038. 2012/3039 Listed             knowingly or recklessly make a false statement in connection
                                                                  75 De Beauvoir Road London N1 4EL Installation of new
kiosks for retail use (A1 use), landscaping, refuse/recycling                                                                          Building Consent                                                  with the application.
                                                                  boundary railing and new vehicle access; erection of a rear
facilities and bicycle parking. 2012/2585 Affects the Setting     conservatory, external alterations, in association with listed
of a Conservation Area                                            building consent application 2012/2486. 2012/3031 Affects
                                                                  the Setting of a Conservation Area
 N1                                                               49A Buckingham Road Hackney London N1 4JG Erection
                                                                                                                                         London Borough of Hackney Notice under the Town and Country Planning Acts and Related
2 Drysdale Street Hackney London N1 6NA Part change               of a first floor rear extension with a Juliet balcony; alterations
                                                                                                                                         Orders The Applications can be inspected between 9am and 5pm at 1 Hillman Street London,
of use from light industrial (use class B1c) to cafe (use class   to the roof of the existing ground floor rear extension; and           E8 1DY. They can also be viewed on the following website: www.hackney.gov.uk/planning.
A3); Opening hours of cafe: 08:00 until 18:00 Monday to           installation of new doors to the ground floor rear extension.          Representations
Saturday, 08:00 until 15:00 on Sunday and Public Holidays.        2012/3089 Affects the Setting of a Conservation Area
2012/2623 Affects the Setting of a Conservation Area
                                                                                                                                         should be made in writing within 21 days to the Development Control Manager, 2 Hillman
                                                                  22 Englefield Road London N1 4JX Construction of an                    Street, London, E8 1 FB. All representations will be acknowledged in writing. Graham
46 Englefield Road London N1 4HA Demolition of existing           external staircase to provide access to the basement
single storey rear extensions. Erection of a part single,         level from the street. 2012/2470 Affects the Setting of a              Loveland, Interim Assistant Director
part two storey rear extension, replacement of the existing       Conservation Area                                                      Planning, 22 October 2012
window to the front elevation and installation of a new           75 De Beauvoir Road London N1 4EL Internal and external

                                                                                                                                               Well Street Common
                                                                                                                                               London Borough of Hackney
                                                                                                                                               The London Borough of Hackney has applied to the Secretary of State for the
                                                                                                                                               Environment, Food and Rural Affairs for consent under section 38 of the Commons
                                                                                                                                               Act 2006 and Article 12 of the Ministry of Housing and Local Government Provisional
                                                                                                                                               Order Confirmation (Greater London Parks and Open Spaces) Act 1967 to carry out
                                                                                                                                               restricted works on Well Street Common.
                                                                                                                                               The Planning Inspectorate will decide the application on behalf of the Secretary of
                                                                                                                                               State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
                                                                                                                                               The proposed works are the construction of a two-bay wooden framed children’s
                                                                                                                                               swing and resurfacing of the area of common under the swing and existing children’s
                                                                                                                                               climbing frame. The works including resurfacing will cover a maximum total area
                                                                                                                                               of 89m2.
                                                                                                                                               The works will be specifically located near Groombridge Road on the South West side
                                                                                                                                               of Well Street Common.
                                                                                                                                               A copy of the application form and accompanying documents can be inspected at
                                                                                                                                               Hackney Service Centre, 1 Hillman Street, London E8 1DY and Hackney Town Hall,
                                                                                                                                               Mare Street, London E8 1EA between the hours of 9.00 am and 5.00 pm weekdays
                                                                                                                                               (not public holidays) until 19 November 2012.
                                                                                                                                               To request a copy of the application form and accompanying documents please
                                                                                                                                               write to Jenny Watters, 2nd floor Hackney Service Centre, 1 Hillman Street, E8 1DY or
                                                                                                                                               at jenny.watters@hackney.gov.uk.
                                                                                                                                               Any objections or representations should be sent in writing ON or BEFORE 19th
                                                                                                                                               November 2012 to the Planning Inspectorate at Room 3/25, Hawk Wing, Temple
                                                                                                                                               Quay House, 2 The Square, Temple Quay, Bristol, BS1 6PN; or to commonlandcase-
                                                                                                                                               Letters sent to the Planning Inspectorate cannot be treated as confidential. They
                                                                                                                                               will be copied to the applicant and possibly to other interested parties.
                                                                                                                                               London Borough of Hackney,
                                                                                                                                               2nd floor, Hackney Service Centre
                                                                                                                                               1 Hillman Street, London E8 1DY
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