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10
May
2018
Hackney council is taking steps to help improve the mental wellbeing of residents as part of Mental Health Awareness Week, sharing some of the everyday ways local people can help themselves. Mental Health Awareness Week, which will run from
09
May
2018
Storytime with added sequins is set to keep youngsters entertained this half term when a drag queen makes a star appearance at the Pride in the Park family picnic on 26 May. Maxi More will focus on recounting tales that help teach children to
08
May
2018
The biggest ever Dalston Children’s Festival will leave families spoilt for choice this summer, with over 30 free activities on offer. Taking place across two days on Saturday 26 May and 2 June during the half term holiday,
26
April
2018
A Hackney hair and cosmetics store has been hit with a record fine after illegally selling dangerous skin lightening products. Dalston Hair and Cosmetics Ltd, trading as Shaba Cosmetics, of 36-42 Kingsland High Street, E8 2JP, was fined £59,793

News blog

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11
May
2018
Hackney Mayor Philip Glanville has called on the new Home Secretary to undo immigration policies which led to members of the borough’s ‘Windrush generation’ being refused access to public services and threatened with deportation. Writing to Sajid
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 to