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Affordable Housing Survey

We have an appeal from Tom Thorn of Hackney Council: I’m supporting a group of Hackney Councillors (forming the Living in Hackney Scrutiny Commission) to carry out a review into housing in the borough, and the extent to which new housing developments serve the needs of all residents.   Full details of the review can…

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Deputation to the Council

Deputation to Hackney Council Wednesday 29th January 2014 Cazenove Area Action Group campaigned long and hard for the introduction of a Conservation Area to preserve and enhance our built environment. Earlier attempts – in the 1990s – had come to nothing and much damage resulted. So the designation of the area in September 2010 brought…

Tree Saved

  The owners applied to fell the sycamore tree in the back garden of 77 Osbaldeston Road. Prompt action and persistent emailing by CAAG resulted in its being given a Tree Protection Order. It is now illegal to ‘cut down, uproot, prune, lop or damage’ the tree. We’ve saved a valuable piece of greenery –…