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Campaigners demand answers over Hackney Heart subsidy, and the closure of Centerprise.

  Last Saturday a number of Hackney residents went to the Narrow Way to protest Hackney Council’s decision to subsidise Hackney Heart; in contrast with their decision to evict Centerprise, a long-established community centre and bookshop in Dalston used primarily by local Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) groups. The protest was not organised by any … Continue reading

Government policy turning London into ‘property developer’s paradise’
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Government policy turning London into ‘property developer’s paradise’

On Saturday private tenants from seven local tenant action groups across London including Digs held a ‘housewarming party’ at a development of newly built private rented flats in Stratford, east London in protest at soaring private rents and the government’s failure to tackle the problem. London rents have been rising at around 7 per cent per year. … Continue reading