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19
April
2018
Noah Williams, a 17 year old diver from Hackney, recently scored at the Commonwealth Games, winning a silver medal in the synchronised 10m board diving with his dive partner Matt Dixon, right behind Tom Daley who secured gold
16
April
2018
Did you know that a baby will use close to 2,000 disposable nappies for every year until potty trained? And with more than 4,000 babies born every year in the borough, disposable nappies account for around 6% of waste in Hackney. By using
16
April
2018
A nebula in space, fossils uncovered and an underwater scene are just some of the murals painted over the past year by young people working with volunteer artist Alexandra McKenzie, as part of a making amends project.
12
April
2018
The play area at Daubeney Fields in Lower Clapton will be transformed thanks to funding from two charities. Hackney Council has secured £115,000 from the London Marathon Charitable Trust and the Veolia Environmental Trust to transform the

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05
April
2018
The Mayor of Hackney, Philip Glanville, responds to the increase in violent attacks in the borough in recent weeks:
21
March
2018
The Mayor of Hackney Philip Glanville warns that future funding of the NHS locally must be secured and not used to plug gaps elsewhere in North East London.
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: