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12
December
2017
Over 250 young people and their families attended the second annual Hackney Youth Awards, which celebrated Young People from across the borough at a ceremony in Hackney Town Hall on Wednesday 6 December. Over 60 young people were nominated for
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12
December
2017
Hackney Council has announced proposals to work with schools to form a new Schools Group - aimed at boosting the continued improvement of the borough’s schools. The Hackney Schools Group would be an independent body led by schools, but
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11
December
2017
Hackney Council is working with partners across the borough to deliver eight new English for Employment courses as part of its Integrated Communities programme. The Integrated Communities programme is funded by the Department for Communities and
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11
December
2017
Street markets have been a vital part of Hackney for hundreds of years. Our 600 stalls sell everything from fresh fruit, vegetables and street food to clothing, jewellery and homewares. To celebrate Hackney’s markets we have produced a
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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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