Eye witness

Residents and business people share their stories of how Hackney council’s road closures have affected them.

An open letter to the Mayor of Hackney

An open letter to the Mayor of Hackney

How Low Traffic Neighbourhoods (LTNs) impact people with mobility problems. I am a 63 year old Stamford Hill resident. I have mobility issues - I suffer from spinal stenosis, asthma, diabetes and fibromyalgia. I rely heavily on my car, as I can only walk short...

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Hackney council meeting report-back

Hackney council meeting report-back

Hackney council debate on 'reversing the Low Traffic Neighbourhoods scheme' On 21 October Hackney councillors debated a motion calling for  the 'Reverse the failed Low Traffic Neighbourhoods Scheme and consult residents properly' proposed by Cllr Odze. Jon Carp was...

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They’ve got us over a barrel

They’ve got us over a barrel

They've got us over a barrel A local businesswoman explains how Hackney Road closures are threatening the very existence of the family business. We have worked on the Islington-Hackney border and have lived in Hackney for 25 years. We have a small family-run wine...

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Life on Graham Road

Life on Graham Road

Gridlock on Graham Road  Local resident Annette Harada Rosenau on how Graham Road has changed since the introduction of Hackney council's road closures.These photos show scenes from outside my home on Graham Road on the 18th September - during the morning school drop...

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An open letter to Cllr Jon Burke

An open letter to Cllr Jon Burke

Road closures don't add up to safer cycling An open letter to Hackney transport chief Cllr Jon Burke from a resident and cyclist. Dear Jon, part of me believes that you are a career politician, trying to do the right thing for the environment. But, the fact that you...

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