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17
November
2022
| 17:49 Europe/London
Mayor of Hackney Philip Glanville responds to the Autumn Statement delivered by the Chancellor this afternoon: 
16
November
2022
| 13:26 Europe/London
Walking and cycling rates on Stoke Newington Church Street have increased after the introduction of its low traffic neighbourhood, traffic monitors show.Walking is up by 16% and cycling up by 38% between 7am and 7pm - the operating time of the low
15
November
2022
| 09:57 Europe/London
An additional 55 Hackney employers have joined Hackney Council in paying the London Living Wage in the last year in a boost to Hackney employees during the cost of living crisis.The increase – announced as part of Living Wage Week –  means 205 local
13
November
2022
| 18:09 Europe/London
Hackney paid its respects to all the servicemen, women and civilians who lost their lives serving their country, at the borough’s Remembrance Sunday parade and church services on Sunday 13 November.The commemoration began at 9:30am outside Hackney

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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