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01
April
2020
| 17:18 Europe/London
From today, Hackney Council will source 100% of the electricity it uses from renewable sources - as part of its decisive action to reduce carbon emissions and fight global warming.  The increase - which will see all of the Council’s electricity
01
April
2020
| 16:57 Europe/London
Hackney Council is asking residents to return community equipment that is no longer needed, to address the increased demand for equipment which has arisen as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. This equipment will be reused to support people who
01
April
2020
| 16:23 Europe/London
Cllr Rebecca Rennison, Deputy Mayor and Cabinet Member for Finance, Housing Needs and Supply, explains how the Council is helping rough sleepers during the coronavirius pandemic.  
27
March
2020
| 18:03 Europe/London
Around 20,000 families and single people on low incomes will receive a further rebate of up to £150 on their Council Tax bill and hundreds more will have access to crisis cash under new Hackney Council investment for those affected by the

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24
March
2020
| 19:22 Europe/London
The last week has been fast moving and unlike anything any of us have experienced before. Many of us are feeling anxious and concerned about the coming weeks and months ahead, and I wanted to write to you to let you know about our plans to support
20
March
2020
| 18:55 Europe/London
Mayor of Hackney Philip Glanville said: At the end of a very challenging week, I wanted to write to Hackney residents to thank you all for the incredible way in which you have responded to these unprecedented circumstances. This has been such a
16
March
2020
| 12:51 Europe/London
The Mayor of Hackney, Philip Glanville, writes in the March edition of Hackney Today. 
02
March
2020
| 12:00 Europe/London
We're introducing a small increase in the rent that Council tenants will need to pay, averaging £3 per week per household. Cllr Clayeon McKenzie, Cabinet Member for Housing Services, explains how this will help the Council invest in