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NEWSLETTERS

NEWSLETTER - JANUARY 2024 ...  2 pages                                                                NEWSLETTER - JANUARY 2024 ... 6  pages

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  • Tarmac Path from the Castle to the Children's

       Playground

  • Angela Philips, local resident commented

  • New River Path besides East Reservoir

  • Hole in the Riverbank - near Football Pitch -

      not repaired despite assurances from Thames

      Water

  • Water leakage from 2 Newton Close

  • Our Contact Details

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  • Tarmac Path from the Castle to the Children's

       Playground

  • Angela Philips, local resident commented

  • New River Path besides East Reservoir

  • Hole in the Riverbank - near Football Pitch - not repaired despite assurances from Thames Water

  • Water Leakage from 2 Newton Close

  • RUBBISH

  • Three Cheers for Litter Collectors

  • Caroline Woodley, Mayor of Hackney, to Councillor Sarah Young and Response from the 'New River Renewal Campaign'

  • Our Objectives

  • Our Contact Details

  • Our Priorities

  • Progress following meeting with James Townsend from Thames Water

  • thank you to the London Wildlife Trust Team for removing plastics and other rubbish

  • Japanese Knotweed

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NEWSLETTER - January 2023 - UPDATE ... 6 pages

Priority 3 - NO ACTION

Establish which parts of the New River are contaminated and require reqular removal of rubbish, in order to maintain and restore the natural wildlife environment.

Priority 4 - JAPANESE KNOTWEED TREATED, BUT NOT REMOVED

Japanese Knotweed is growing on a section of the path by the football pitch.

Priority 5 - NO ACTION

Risk to volunteers of removing larger items from the New River.

Priority 7 - NO ACTION

Developing an agreement between Thames Water, London Borough of Hackney and the London Wildlife Trust to determine which body should be accountable For action when the path or river are contaminated or unsafe to walk on - protecting wildlife and people.

PUBLIC MEETING - Saturday, 14 January 2023 at 12.30pm.  The meeting took place, but no action post-meeting.

Priorities:

1.   Restoration of New River Path and reduce the risk of falls and enable access for all.

2.   Relaying other sections of the path which are hazardous to walking - especially following rain.

3.   Establish which parts of the New River are contaminated and require regular removal of rubbish, in order to maintain and restore the natural

      wildlife environment.

4.   Removal of Japanese Knotweed growing on a section of the path by the Football Pitch.

5.   Risk to volunteers of removing larger items from the New River.

6.   Disposal of Waste along the New River path.

7.   Developing an Agreement between TW, LBH and the London Wildlife Trust to determine which body should be accountable for action when the

      path or river is contaminated or unsafe to walk on - protecting wildlife and people.

8.   Public Meeting with Thames Water

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NEWSLETTER - November 2022  ...   5 pages

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  • Restoration of the New River path to reduce the risk of falls and enable access for all in compliance with the Equality Act 2010

  • Dangerous sections of the path - especially following rain ...

  • Identify which parts of the New River are contaminated and require regular removal of rubbish in order to maintain and restore the natural wildlife environment

  • Installation of a grill on the east side of the Gauge House

  • Risk to volunteers removing larger items from the New River

  • Japanese Knotweed is growing on a few sections of the path by the football pitch on Thames Water land

  • Appropriate accountability for the path and river to develop wildlife areas, to create an environment that is safe for the enjoyment of residents and visitors

  • Current Contamination

  • The sterile river - Castle to Lordship Road

  • Communication with local residents

  • Public Meetings to be held

  • Contact Details

  • Glossary

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