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20
April
2017
Hackney is set to participate in The Big Lunch on 17-18 June. The annual event encourages millions of neighbours and residents all over the UK to get to know each other, with over 7 million people taking part in 2016 alone. Now in its ninth year, ...
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20
April
2017
Plans for a brand new leisure centre, a new secondary school and housing - including around 80 affordable homes - were approved by Hackney Council’s Cabinet last night. The redevelopment of the Britannia Leisure Centre site, in Hyde ...
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19
April
2017
Whether its music production, fashion, filming, poetry or comic book design, Discover Young Hackney, the borough’s biggest youth arts festival, has it all to offer. From May to September around 30 local arts organisations will deliver a jam ...
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18
April
2017
A new signalised crossing is being built as part of Quietway 2 from Bloomsbury to Walthamstow. The route enters Hackney at the boundary with Islington by Southgate Road and runs eastwards to London Fields and then north-eastwards to Lea Bridge ...
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06
April
2017
The threat to the funding of Hackney schools, and the current proposals for the re-introduction of grammar schools and forced academisation of other schools, pose a threat to the hard-won successes of Hackney’s schools. Hackney’s Deputy ...
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05
April
2017
From Monday May 1 some library fees and charges are changing, although computer use and Wi-Fi will remain free for all library members. The overdue fee will remain at 20p per day, but now only those under 18 will be exempt from a charge for ...
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30
March
2017
Following yesterday's Pensions Committee meeting (29 March), Councillor Robert Chapman, Chair of Hackney's Pensions Committee, provides an update about the ongoing work to make the Hackney Pension Fund ultimately fossil free. There are ...
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21
March
2017
Tomorrow is the last chance for residents to have their say on the Government’s consultation on changes to the National Funding Formula for schools. The proposals, which could see funding for Hackney schools cut by £25 million by ...
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