Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists are hosting a “farewell” party at the weekend to bid adieu to the garden they created on derelict council-owned land, where a second entrance to Hackney Central Station will soon be built.
The New River is neither new, nor a river. Built when Shakespeare was alive, the aqueduct is Thames Water’s oldest man-made asset, pre-dating some of London’s more famous historic sites like Buckingham Palace and St Paul’s Cathedral by decades.
Climate campaigners have called for a halt to plans to build an incinerator to burn all of north London’s waste, after the cost figures quoted by the waste authority skyrocketed – almost doubling from £650m to £1.2bn.
Gideon Corby’s passion for nature prompted him to jack in his job as a university lecturer to study himself. Emma Bartholomew speaks to the man who won a European award for greening up the Regent’s Canal