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.
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”.