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16
November
2018
A major project aimed at amplifying the voice of young people in the borough is set to launch early next year. The Hackney Young Futures Commission will hear evidence over the course of a year about the lived experience of young people in
14
November
2018
Food, live cabaret, and lots of advice on keeping warm, healthy and happy over the coming colder months, is the focus of this year’s Winter Warmer showcase. The event takes place in the Assembly Rooms at the Hackney Town Hall in Reading Lane on
12
November
2018
Hackney residents joined ex-service men and women, Scouts and Cadets from the Fire Services, Police, Sea, Army and Air, to remember the fallen at the Borough’s Remembrance Sunday parade and service on Sunday 11 November. The Speaker of Hackney,
08
November
2018
Proposals to build a new leisure centre, school and homes by Shoreditch Park have taken a step closer after they were approved by Hackney’s Planning Sub-Committee last night. The Council’s planning application to develop the site on and around

News blog

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01
November
2018
Hackney is thought to be the first council in the country to pass a motion pledging to raise awareness of, and support training and research into, rare and uncommon cancers. There are more than 200 different types of cancer. A cancer is
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