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22
September
2020
| 08:44 Europe/London
Two of Hackney’s main shopping areas could be closed to through-traffic to support people to walk, shop and cycle as public transport capacity remains low and social distancing measures continue - under further radical transport plans being
21
September
2020
| 14:26 Europe/London
Hackney Council today announces the unveiling of a four-metre-high, bronze sculpture by Hackney-based artist STIK. Titled ‘Holding Hands’, it is the culmination of a four-year collaboration between STIK and Hackney Council and has been solely funded
21
September
2020
| 13:59 Europe/London
An investment fund that puts the views of Council residents at the heart of changes to where they live has launched with a call-out for ideas to improve Hackney’s Council estates. The Residents’ Estate Improvement Fund will help Council residents
18
September
2020
| 15:06 Europe/London
Hackney Council and the City of London Corporation will from next week take on a greater role in testing and tracing locally to help stop the spread of COVID-19, save lives and protect the NHS. NHS Test and Trace is a free nationwide programme

News blog

21
September
2020
| 17:45 Europe/London
Philip Glanville, Mayor of Hackney, writes in the September edition of Hackney Today.
18
September
2020
| 10:51 Europe/London
Cllr Jon Burke, Cabinet Member for Energy, Waste, Transport and Public Realm, on why we have to act to rebuild a greener Hackney and how we are listening to residents’ views: While the effect of coronavirus continues to hit London hard, one of
09
September
2020
| 17:15 Europe/London
Residents can view localised coronavirus data for the borough online and view the local coronavirus control plan. 
01
September
2020
| 17:07 Europe/London
Cllr Anntoinette Bramble, Deputy Mayor and Cabinet Member for Education, Young People and Children’s Social Care, writes as pupils across Hackney prepare to return to school for the new school year: As young people and their families prepare to