News releases

13
August
2019
| 16:17 Europe/London
Local parents and children enjoyed celebrating the launch of Daubeney Fields’ newly refurbished playground, which was developed in partnership with the park-user group Daubeney Fields Forever and through consultations with residents and local
07
August
2019
| 15:23 Europe/London
The Council has received the Court of Appeal's decision on its request to appeal a High Court ruling that it stop fortnightly publication of Hackney Today, as directed by the Government. The Court of Appeal judge has rejected the request. There
06
August
2019
| 11:51 Europe/London
More parklets could pop up on Hackney’s streets very soon - after the Council reopened applications for its community parklets trial.  The programme - which invites residents to come up with their own ideas and create mini-parks on their street
31
July
2019
| 11:23 Europe/London
Wick Road is set to switch to two-way traffic from Sunday 4 August, in the final part of a transformation to improve road safety and make it better for walking and cycling.  The changes have seen protected cycle lanes introduced on the road

News blog

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.    
12
July
2019
| 12:56 Europe/London
Campaign group Extinction Rebellion is holding three days of protests from today to Sunday, with events taking place across Hackney and Tower Hamlets. The plans include a two-day festival on London Fields, a march down Mare Street, disruption at Old