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Vivienne la revolucion – Westwood joins Hackney climate activists

22 Mar , 2010  

Legendary designer Vivienne Westwood has joined a Hackney-based activist group to plan a climate change march

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Olympic Games will be a test of Hackney’s green ethos

12 Mar , 2009  

Sunday’s Cycle East event was just the tip of Hackney’s environmental initiative. As the Arcola Theatre picks up national awards for its innovative outlook, Hackney is taking steps as a borough to improve its ecological status.

In fact, Hackney has the lowest carbon emissions in London.

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Climate change protestor Leila Deen arrested

9 Mar , 2009  

Climate change protester Leila Deen has been arrested following an incident in which Business Secretary Lord Mandelson was covered in green custard.

The Hackney-based campaigner attended a central London police station on Saturday in relation to the attack.

Scotland Yard confirmed that Ms Deen, 29, visited the station this weekend “by arrangement”.

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