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11
January
2018
The first of hundreds of new Council homes were given the go ahead yesterday as Council plans to transform underused land and tackle Hackney’s housing crisis reached a key milestone. Plans for 11 high-quality new Council homes at Mandeville
10
January
2018
With January being a popular time for making resolutions, Hackney Council is hoping to encourage people who smoke, to not only think about their habit, but also what they do with their cigarette butts. New ‘ballot’ bins have been
09
January
2018
From planting bulbs, to befriending and even baking bread - there are hundreds of different ways you can get involved and make a difference in your community through volunteering this New Year. Hackney Council and Volunteer Centre Hackney are
08
January
2018
Residents are invited to remember those who suffered during the Holocaust and in subsequent genocides around the world at a commemoration ceremony as part of International Holocaust Memorial Day. Hosted by the Speaker of Hackney, Councillor

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21
December
2017
Cllr Caroline Selman, Cabinet Member for Community Safety and Enforcement, responds to the Home Office’s announcement on police funding for 2018/19:
19
December
2017
Cllr Caroline Selman, Cabinet Member for Community Safety and Enforcement, calls on the Government to take action on police funding ahead of their imminent announcement on the provisional police grant. 
16
November
2017
Cllr Rebecca Rennison, Cabinet Member for Finance and Housing Needs, on how Hackney is tackling homelessness.
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