Sport suffers by the Lee as Olympic security zone expands

It’s reasonable to suggest that to make a global spectacle omelette, you need to crack a few eggs. The London 2012 Olympics will be one mightily large dish, presented on a multimedia platter and sampled by some 4bn across the world. But when the Games mean the loss of your own amenities, it leaves a…

Hackney Tours on France 24 Olympic Report

This report from France 24 last week opens with yours truly and goes on to ask some good questions about what is being done for local residents before – and pertinently after – the Games: France 24: 100 Days to Go

Hackney Tours Makes Guardian Newspaper Again

We’re in the Guardian again, this time leading a Good Gym mission. If you don’t know them, it’s two guys with a fantastic community initiative pairing runners with the vulnerable and isolated. And once a month, we run somewhere and do a good deed in the community. It’s great fun and very rewarding. Find out…

NEVER MIND THE ‘LIMPIKS WALKING TOUR SAT, AS SEEN IN GUARDIAN ONLINE

The walking tour we gave the Guardian newspaper is now online, and we’re running the tour this Saturday, so come on down and check it out! NEVER MIND THE ‘LIMPIKS WALKING TOUR, AS SEEN IN GUARDIAN ONLINE: Sat 25th Feb, 11am Hackney Wick Rail 1.5-2hrs; ends at Olympic Park View Tube (Pudding Mill Lane DLR)…