Our trustee John recently cleaned over 100 of the Commonwealth War Graves seen throughout the park. They now proudly shine with a pristine gleam. It is a great honour to preserve these memories and Abney Park Trust is dedicated to ensuring that those lost in war are commemorated and revered in high esteem. Very soon, … More War Graves at Abney Park
Email from the Conservation Team but applies to all areas The Conservation Team have had a number of emails concerning new arrangements by Hackney in relation to the provision of wheeled bins in certain areas, including some Conservation Areas and listed buildings. The purpose of this email is to explain aspects of the new … More New arrangements for rubbish collection and wheeled bins in Difficult situations
“It has not been confirmed that the reports of blood clots were caused by the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.” “People should still go and get their COVID-19 vaccine when asked to do so.” “Blood clots can occur naturally and are not uncommon. More than 11 million doses of the COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca have now been administered across the … More A statement from The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) regarding the AstraZeneca vaccine and our OPINION
Volunteer workers and Rapid Testing (video) https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Y-NkxKyAIDUyz_6CFoaPX0v5u5tHtdZq/view?usp=sharing
Sunday 28 March, 8.30am-7.30pm (Bocking Street Clinic) A vaccination clinic for Hackney’s Black communities, especially those of Black Caribbean and Black African background is being organised by local GPs to help encourage uptake of the vaccine. The vaccine clinic will take place at the Bocking Street Vaccination Clinic in Hackney Central from 8.30am-7.30pm. Book your … More Vaccination clinic for Black communities in City and Hackney this Sunday (28th March), Information on Vaccines and Vaccination in Romanian (30th March), Information on Vaccines and Vaccination for older people (31st March).
A talk by Richard Griffiths on the modern use of old buildings with particular reference to Clissold House and the Unity Chapel on Newington Green. Tuesday, 20 April 2021 at 19:00 Details and Register HERE
In a hard-hitting article on Labour List, Diane Abbott, Labour MP for Hackney north and Stoke Newington has hit out at Keith Starmer and the Labour Party leadership for failing to oppose Tory legislation. She took the opportunity of the vote on the police, crime, sentencing and courts bill to say, “Abstaining on a human … More Stoke Newington MP hits out at Labour aquiescence to Tory policies
Our thoughts and prayers are with Sarah Everard’s family. The Home Secretary will be aware that the whole nation was upset by the images of women who had come to a peaceful vigil about violence against women finding themselves wrestled to the ground and handcuffed by police officers. The statement by the Metropolitan police sought to justify … More Diane Abbott MP on the Clapham Common Policing and Home Secretary’s Response