News releases

10
September
2019
| 11:56 Europe/London
Crowds gathered to celebrate the biggest Carnival the borough has seen, as final figures are still to be confirmed but attendance is estimated to be well above last year’s 60,000 at Hackney Carnival on 8 September. The borough was awash with
06
September
2019
| 16:03 Europe/London
A record-breaking number of young residents had a busy, active summer break, thanks to the Council’s Young Hackney Summer Programme.  Every day of the holiday, hundreds of young people attended Council-run activities, for 6-19 year-olds (or 25
04
September
2019
| 19:05 Europe/London
Responding to Chancellor Sajid Javid’s announcements in today’s Spending Round, Hackney Mayor Philip Glanville said: “The Chancellor’s Spending Round does not end austerity or reverse the damage massive cuts in funding have caused local government
04
September
2019
| 15:00 Europe/London
Have you got an idea for a keep fit class, street party, a family fun day or even a community garden? Then Hackney Council could help make your idea a reality.  The Council is offering up to £1,000 of Community Chest grants to local groups and

News blog

02
September
2019
| 18:24 Europe/London
What’s happening at Marian Court? Marian Court is one of more than 20 sites where Hackney is building desperately needed new Council homes. As part of the wider transformation of Bridge House and Marian Court, we are building 275 high-quality new
01
August
2019
| 21:40 Europe/London
Mayor of Hackney Philip Glanville responds to the protest at Marian Court in Hackney, led by East End Sisters Uncut, about use of 'threats of intentional homelessness' by councils.
24
July
2019
| 12:09 Europe/London
Cllr Jon Burke, Hackney Council Cabinet Member for Energy, Waste, Transport and Public Realm, writes in support of Vision Zero Week, marking one year since Transport for London adopted its Vision Zero Action Plan to eliminate road deaths in
18
July
2019
| 14:45 Europe/London
With a new Prime Minsiter due to be confirmed next week, Mayor of Hackney Philip Glanville, has called on the successful candidate to prioritise local government funding.