Transport

A Very Public Display of Affection at Hackney Down Station

A Very Public Display of Affection at Hackney Down Station

Not what you expect to see as you stumble onto the platform of Hackney Downs station, early on a bank holiday Saturday morning. A couple in the throws of ….. whatever it was,  shamelessly vertically copulated on platform 1, as they waited for their train to arrive. The unknown couple were filmed by someone also […]

Female cyclist killed in Amhurst Park Road collision

Female cyclist killed in Amhurst Park Road collision

  A cyclist died on Tuesday morning following a collision with a lorry in Stamford Hill. The woman was knocked down by a 32 ton waste container lorry, carrying scrap metal lorry making a tight left turn from Seven Sister Rd into Amhurst Park just before 8 am Tuesday, 20 January. A Met Police spokesperson […]

Tour de France comes to Hackney this summer

Tour de France comes to Hackney this summer

The best cyclists in the world will be speeding through the streets of Hackney this summer. The route for Stage 3 of the Tour de France has been confirmed, and it includes Ruckholt Road, East Way and Waterden Road in the Hackney Wick area. The competitors will then race through the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park […]

Council threatens to remove ghost bike memorial to killed cyclist

Council threatens to remove ghost bike memorial to killed cyclist

  A few weeks ago, a 7 day removal order from Hackney Council, appeared on a memorial ghost bike attached to railings at the roundabout, where Lauriston Road meets Victoria Park Road.  The memorial was created 3 years ago by family and friends of  Shivon Watson, a 28 year old woman who lost her life […]

London’s top cycling spot is Hackney

London’s top cycling spot is Hackney

  Hackney residents are the keenest cyclists in London according to newly released figures from the 2011 Census. One in seven residents now use a bike to get to work, more than use a car.  In some areas of the borough as many as 20% of people cycle to their job. This is three and […]

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