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Hundreds of protesters took to Clissold Park on Friday afternoon to demonstrate against proposed road closures in Stoke Newington.

Disgruntled families living in Stoke Newington fear their voices supporting proposed road closures are being drowned out. Neighbours of all ages, and their pets, took to the streets on Tuesday to support Hackney Council's plans to shut roads around Walford Road to rat-run traffic to improve air quality.

Another consultation will take place on plans to close roads in Stoke Newington because of a persistent campaign by parents who say their kids will be worse off.

Cabbies have held talks with the mayor of Hackney over their campaign to reverse the ban on polluting vehicles around Shoreditch and Old Street, the Gazette can reveal.

Transport chiefs are at last consulting on a "missing link" portion of Cycle Superhighway 1 that will connect Hackney to Islington along Balls Pond Road.

A four-year standoff over a 100-yard stretch of road will finally end when a missing piece of Cycle Superhighway 1 is built - in spring 2019.

Air quality campaigners fighting plans to close Stoke Newington roads to cars because diverted traffic would pass their kids' school say pollution is already over the limit there.

We are a group of parents from William Patten Primary and write in response to your Editor's comment regarding road closures, write The Cleaner Air for William Patten parent group.

A keyboard warrior who has it in for cyclists spent hours bashing out scores of near-identical responses to a council survey about a Shoreditch road closure.

A petition handed to the council by children and parents from two Stamford Hill schools could mean parking zones are introduced to stamp out "extremely aggressive driving".

Plans are in the pipeline to clamp down on polluting vehicles in Shoreditch and Hoxton to help clean up Hackney's filthy air.

Campaigners fighting plans for more road closures in Stoke Newington will get their chance to grill council chiefs at a meeting on Monday night.

When I lived in Walthamstow, I cycled over the River Lea at the bottom of Spring Hill every day.

Emma Bartholomew visits Watermint Quay by the River Lea in Stamford Hill - where neighbours say smoke from boaters' chimneys is getting up their noses in more ways than one

It's hard to believe Hackney came so close to having a motorway ploughed through its heart.

Wayne Asher tells Emma Bartholomew about the 'lunatic' ring road scheme that threatened to plough an eight-lane motorway through Hackney - and was only scrapped after 30 years of destroying the local property market

Hackney Council is consulting on traffic schemes to tackle filthy air outside three London Fields schools - 18 months after bosses were forced to ditch controversial plans to close off 13 back streets in the area.

It is a huge relief that the seven-year-old boy hit by a car outside St John the Baptist Primary School wasn't more badly hurt.

Fed up parents and their feisty kids protested outside a primary school over the chronic dangerous driving problem in Stamford Hill.

More roads in Hackney will soon be blocked off to cars, driving the total number of streets closed to traffic in the borough through the 100 mark.

Transport bosses are planning another round of road closures to beef up Hackney's CS1 cycle route.

De Beauvoir and William Patten schools are earmarked for an audit of the air quality at 50 primary schools in London's worst polluted areas.

An affordable bike-sharing platform has been rolled out in Hackney with the backing of the town hall.

Families who were moved off their estate for eight years while it was rebuilt returned to find almost all the parking spaces had been sold off to private owners - who aren't even meant to have cars.

Campaigners looking to reduce the impact of cars on Hackney's roads are taking matters into their own hands by filling parking bays with benches and flowerpots and using mobile cameras to catch speeding motorists.

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