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12
September
2018
Hackney Council wants to find out how you get to work as part of a borough-wide survey to encourage greener travel.Employees can win £100 cash, and businesses in Shoreditch can apply for grants of up to £2,000 towards sustainable transport or
12
September
2018
Clissold Park’s newest residents, two Anglo Nubian goats, arrived this month and they’ve already made a big impression. The local lads were born seven months ago at Hackney City Farm and have been named Wallace and Gromit after Clissold Park
10
September
2018
Flags, costumes and lashings of colour filled the streets of the borough for Hackney Carnival as a record 60,000 people partied under the sun on 9 September. The crowds whooped and cheered as 1,000 performers in 28 groups from around the world –
10
September
2018
Volunteers are needed to help Hackney ditch the plastic and encourage local businesses to offer free water bottle refills. In the UK alone, it is estimated that 800 plastic bottles per minute end up in landfill or as litter. If we continue to

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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