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20
February
2018
Hackney Town Hall will be opening its doors on Wednesday 14 March for the Your Homes Festival takeover - a free event for council tenants and leaseholders to share their stories, while celebrating their estates and communities with free fun, games
20
February
2018
Looking to build confidence on two-wheels? The Council is partnering with Cycle Confident to offer a range of free group training courses aimed at getting children and adults cycling more. The courses, which are for children aged 5 and upwards
13
February
2018
The owners of two businesses have been fined after illegally dumping bags of rubbish on two streets in Hackney. The owner of Nation Food Centre on Stoke Newington Road was found guilty of two offences at Thames Magistrates Court on Friday 9
13
February
2018
Are you a woman who lives or works in Hackney with an unusual job, an inspiring career, or successfully working in a typically male-dominated world? Then we want you to inspire and empower the next generation of young Hackney women to broaden

News blog

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09
February
2018
Last night Hackney Council’s licensing committee agreed a draft licensing policy, and will recommend it for approval at the next Full Council meeting on 21 February. Licensing Chair, Cllr Emma Plouviez, explains why it is important for Hackney
31
January
2018
Cllr Carole Williams, Cabinet Member with responsibility for Equalities, on how flexible working options can help more women in better-quality employment:
23
January
2018
Hackney Council has announced plans for new homes at a living rent – which could see eligible renters save nearly £10,000 a year on the average two-bedroom flat and help them to build up a deposit to buy their first home. It&
21
December
2017
Cllr Caroline Selman, Cabinet Member for Community Safety and Enforcement, responds to the Home Office’s announcement on police funding for 2018/19: