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10
August
2018
Feathers, glitz, booming beats and fabulous dance routines from over 1,000 performers are set to grace the borough’s streets on Sunday 9 September with the return of the Hackney Carnival. As well as spectacular costumes and energetic dancing at
10
August
2018
A set of vintage glasses, an Elvis record and some retro 60s curtains were just some of the bargains that visitors went away with at the re-launch of Kingsland Market. Hundreds of residents attended the re-opening of the historic market on 28
09
August
2018
With arms full of colourful bounty and eyes watching out over the park, the beloved London Fields Flower Sellers are now back to their former glory after restoration. The sculpture was originally made by a group of local artists called Freeform
09
August
2018
A group of school pupils from Hackney learnt how to code and network in a week long mentorship programme with successful start-up companies, to give them skills for their future careers. The scheme, which was organised by Hackney Council, the

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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
19
June
2018
Mayor of Hackney, Philip Glanville reflects on the Council's London Tech Week events and discusses Hackney's bright digital future: