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15
November
2017
Panto characters from Hackney Empire’s Cinderella will join the Speaker of Hackney, Cllr Soraya Adejare, to turn on the borough’s Christmas lights at 5pm on Sunday 26 November in Hackney Town Hall Square on Mare Street. The annual
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13
November
2017
Hackney Council’s Community Library Service staff showed they have the Wow factor, by beating over 21,000 other award nominees to pick up one of the 14 national customer service prizes at the WOW! Awards Ceremony 2017 in Central London on
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13
November
2017
Hackney residents joined ex-service men and women to remember the fallen at the borough’s Remembrance Sunday parade and church service on Sunday 12 November.The Speaker of Hackney, Cllr Soraya Adejare, and the Queen’s representative
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13
November
2017
A packed out Hackney Empire enjoyed some of the best young musical talent in Hackney at the annual Music Service Gala.  Around 400 performers, from 40 schools, took part in the event on 2 November, which also hosted the fifth annual
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16
November
2017
Cllr Rebecca Rennison, Cabinet Member for Finance and Housing Needs, on how Hackney is tackling homelessness.
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08
November
2017
The Mayor of Hackney Philip Glanville has written to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, David Gauke, urging him to delay the roll-out of Universal Credit. Universal Credit is due to go live in Hackney in June 2018, but pilots in other
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18
October
2017
The Deputy Mayor of Hackney has warned of a “hidden education crisis” – as a freeze in government funding for pupils with special educational needs means councils in London are being forced to plug a funding gap of £100m. H
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16
October
2017
Philip Glanville, Mayor of Hackney, Cllr Caroline Selman, Cabinet Member for Community Safety and Enforcement, and Cllr Sade Etti, Hackney No Place for Hate Champion, write in support of National Hate Crime Awareness Week:  "This week
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