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16
February
2024
| 12:45 Europe/London
This week, 4,000 randomly selected households have been invited to register their interest in joining Hackney’s first ever Citizens’ Climate Jury.A group of 15 people from different backgrounds, who are broadly reflective of the borough’s
16
February
2024
| 11:23 Europe/London
The achievements of young people across the borough have been celebrated at a special award ceremony at Hackney Town Hall. The Hackney Youth Awards recognises the fantastic achievements of young people aged between six and 19 (up to 25 with special
16
February
2024
| 08:00 Europe/London
Applications for small grants of up to £6000 are now open to arts, creative and cultural organisations based in Hackney to be part of Discover Young Hackney, Hackney Council’s annual young persons arts and culture festival. Discover Young Hackney
15
February
2024
| 09:00 Europe/London
As part of a wider investment into Hackney’s library service, Stoke Newington Library is set to temporarily close its doors to the public for a renovation project which includes repairs made to the roof and fabric of the community facility. The

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15
February
2024
| 08:00 Europe/London
Cllr Chris Kennedy, Cabinet Member for Culture, provides details on the refurbishment of Stoke Newington Library and services offered by Hackney Libraries:"Stoke Newington Library is set to temporarily close its doors to the public from Sunday 31
12
January
2024
| 16:29 Europe/London
 Hackney Council's response to Mayor of London Sadiq Khan's announcement that primary school children in state-funded schools in London will continue to get free school meals in 2024/25.Mayor of Hackney Caroline Woodley and Cllr Anntoinette Bramble,
12
December
2023
| 10:14 Europe/London
Cllr Anntoinette Bramble, Deputy Mayor and Cabinet Member for Education, Young People and Children’s Social Care, writes:Last night, we as a council had to make one of the most difficult and saddest decisions in recent years, and one that will
12
December
2023
| 07:54 Europe/London
Councillor Clayeon McKenzie, Cabinet Member for Housing Services and Resident Participation provides an update on improvements being made across Housing Services. He also responds to the announcement that the Housing Ombudsman is to carry out a