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05
August
2022
| 15:23 Europe/London
Hackney’s parks and green spaces have maintained their record of 28 green flags, the award given to the very best parks worldwide, despite challenges brought about by the coronavirus pandemic.Recognising high standards of maintenance, biodiversity,
04
August
2022
| 09:42 Europe/London
There is still time for residents to have their say on proposals to improve the way Hackney Council’s Housing Services talks to, listens to and involves them in developing its services.People living in Hackney Council homes have until Sunday 4
03
August
2022
| 14:28 Europe/London
Proposed Transport for London cuts to local bus routes would leave Hackney residents less able to access affordable links to work, schools, hospitals and other parts of the capital, Mayor Philip Glanville has said. The Mayor warned of changes to
03
August
2022
| 12:56 Europe/London
Hackney children and young people will see their artwork turn billboards across the borough into works of art from 15-29 August. The billboards were created by 30 local young people aged 8-16 through a series of workshops forming part of the

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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