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15
October
2018
Over a hundred residents joined the Speaker of Hackney for lunch to celebrate Silver Sunday at Hackney Town Hall, on 7 October 2018. The spritely group danced the afternoon away to a selection of 50s and 60s tunes and were entertained by the Hackney
15
October
2018
Campaigners, politicians and members of the public gathered to commemorate the site where the international symbol for peace was first presented by Gerald Holtom 60 years ago. Organised by Hackney Council as part of its brown plaque scheme, which
12
October
2018
A spectacle of colour and music is set to wow the borough in November with the return of the Hackney Fireworks display. Following last year’s sell-out success, the family-friendly celebrations will be held in Clissold Park, Stoke Newington, on
12
October
2018
Leaseholders and freeholders can learn about the services the Council provides for them at a an open day tomorrow (Saturday, 13 October). Residents can talk to a range of Council teams, including those covering communal cleaning and repairs,

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14
August
2018
Today the Government published its Social Housing Green Paper, which sets out minor suggested reforms to national housing policy.  The Green Paper does not commit any new government funding to building Council housing, which the Council has
26
July
2018
Deputy Mayor, Cllr Feryal Demirci, responds to the London Fire Brigade's advice on barbecues in parks: 
18
July
2018
Earlier this year Hackney’s Licensing Committee agreed a revised draft licensing policy and recommended it for approval by Full Council. The recommended policy was developed by the Licensing Committee following extensive evidence gathering and
06
July
2018
Our proposals to build a brand new leisure centre, new school and hundreds of homes near Shoreditch Park hit the headlines this week because Anthology, one of our development partners on the nearby Colville Estate where we are delivering more than