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28
June
2022
| 15:12 Europe/London
New estimates of Hackney’s population have been released today (Tuesday) by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The census is a count of an area’s population, carried out by the ONS every ten years.Information on Hackney’s population, broken
27
June
2022
| 13:25 Europe/London
Walking into The Pavilion special school in Clapton is like stepping back in time and jumping into the future all at once. The setting - two single-storey mid-century buildings cloistered in a quiet enclave between Ickburgh Road and Upper Clapton
27
June
2022
| 10:49 Europe/London
Hackney Council raised the Armed Forces Day flag over Town Hall in honour of the brave and committed men and women in the British Armed Forces community, on Armed Forces Day on Saturday (June 25).  Addressing an Armed Forces Day static parade,
22
June
2022
| 19:23 Europe/London
On National Windrush Day (Wednesday 22 June) Hackney demonstrated its commitment to supporting the Windrush generations with the unveiling of a permanent public artwork in Town Hall Square, honouring the borough’s Windrush community.The unveiling of

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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