British long jumper JJ Jegede has just jumped over three Mini Coopers — that’s six metres, two metres less than he will need to jump to qualify for the Olympics. But Hackney’s hopping hope was so nervous he didn’t even tell his coach his plans. “He would not have allowed me to do it,” JJ […]
Designs for a floating cinema that will tour the canals and rivers of East London have been unveiled by architects. The project is part of an Olympic-backed initiative and will launch this summer.
Fears that the London 2012 media centre could be left disused after the Olympics have been allayed after a major newspaper publisher expressed strong interest in the site.
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.