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20
September
2022
| 13:49 Europe/London
Hackney residents are being urged to check that their electoral registration details are up-to-date.The Council has been contacting residents to ask them to confirm details, such as ensuring every resident who is eligible to vote can do so or
16
September
2022
| 16:46 Europe/London
Further details of how people in Hackney can pay their respects following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II have been confirmed.Service of RemembranceA Service of Remembrance for Her Majesty Queen Elizaeth II will be held at Hackney Church
16
September
2022
| 11:54 Europe/London
His Majesty King Charles III has announced that Monday, 19 September, will be a bank holiday to mark the funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.Some services provided by Hackney Council - or its contractors - will be closed or will operate at a
12
September
2022
| 18:29 Europe/London
Hackney’s local proclamation on the accession of the new sovereign, His Majesty King Charles III, was held in Hackney Town Hall square yesterday, Sunday 11 September.The proclamation is the official announcement of the new monarch in Hackney,

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24
June
2022
| 16:22 Europe/London
A Hackney Council service, originally developed to help residents during the Covid crisis and now part of its core customer services, has won a national award. The new ‘Link Work’ service was set up to help those shielding during lockdown to access
22
June
2022
| 11:39 Europe/London
Last week the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan set out his plans for Metropolitan Police reform in the wake of a series of scandals within the service, including the shameful stripsearch by police of Hackney school girl Child Q.  A City and Hackney
16
June
2022
| 12:57 Europe/London
The Independent Office for Police Conduct, the independent body that investigates police conduct, has this week escalated its investigation into the officers who strip-searched Child Q from a misconduct investigation to a gross misconduct
16
May
2022
| 13:30 Europe/London
Philip Glanville, Mayor of Hackney, and Cllr Susan Fajana-Thomas, Cabinet Member for Community Safety, respond to disorder in Dalston on Saturday evening (14 May): "We strongly condemn the violent scenes that took place, and which many people