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05
November
2018
Hackney marked London Living Wage week on Monday 5 November by raising the London Living Wage flag over Hackney Town Hall. The flag was hoisted by the Speaker of Hackney Cllr Clare Potter and Cllr Carole Williams, Cabinet Member for Employment,
02
November
2018
Hackney Council is calling on the Government to go further with its proposed scheme to compensate members of the Windrush generation, and is urging people to make sure they have their say. Following the implementation of the Immigration Act 2014,
02
November
2018
Hackney residents can pick up energy saving advice and find out more about how they can pursue a more environmentally sustainable lifestyle at Hackney’s second annual Sustainability Day on Saturday 17 November. This year’s low waste and zero
02
November
2018
A new day centre has opened in Hackney offering a range of activities and facilities for people with complex needs. Oswald Street, was officially opened by the Mayor of Hackney, Philip Glanville and Deputy Mayor Cllr Feryal Demirci, Cabinet

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01
November
2018
Hackney is thought to be the first council in the country to pass a motion pledging to raise awareness of, and support training and research into, rare and uncommon cancers. There are more than 200 different types of cancer. A cancer is
14
August
2018
Today the Government published its Social Housing Green Paper, which sets out minor suggested reforms to national housing policy.  The Green Paper does not commit any new government funding to building Council housing, which the Council has
26
July
2018
Deputy Mayor, Cllr Feryal Demirci, responds to the London Fire Brigade's advice on barbecues in parks: 
18
July
2018
Earlier this year Hackney’s Licensing Committee agreed a revised draft licensing policy and recommended it for approval by Full Council. The recommended policy was developed by the Licensing Committee following extensive evidence gathering and