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26
October
2020
| 16:37 Europe/London
An original maquette of ‘Holding Hands’ by artist STIK has raised £287,500 at Christie’s. The money raised will be donated to Hackney Council to create a new wave of outdoor public sculpture and installation art ,reflecting the borough’s diverse
26
October
2020
| 12:22 Europe/London
Anticipated new exhibition ‘Hackney in the 1980s’ will be officially launched by the Mayor of Hackney with a special live-streamed event on Thursday 29 October. Hosted by Hackney Museum, the exhibition brings 1980s Hackney to life through
23
October
2020
| 14:05 Europe/London
Hackney Council will support Marcus Rashford’s campaign and ensure that no child goes hungry this half-term following the Government’s failure to fund free school meal vouchers during the holiday. Families whose children are eligible for free
23
October
2020
| 09:16 Europe/London
Philip Glanville, Mayor of Hackney, updates residents on the cyberattack which is disrupting Council services.

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27
October
2020
| 12:24 Europe/London
As part of efforts to support the increase in coronavirus testing capacity in Hackney, Hackney Council has given permission for the Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC) to open a walk through coronavirus Local Testing Station at Sandford
15
October
2020
| 12:13 Europe/London
Residents can view localised coronavirus data for the borough online and view the local coronavirus control plan. See a list of the new 'high' tier level restrictions here. 
08
October
2020
| 10:42 Europe/London
Cllr Chris Kennedy, Cabinet Member for Health, Social Care and Leisure, on how new low traffic neighbourhoods will help rebuild a healthier Hackney: My walk home takes me along Richmond Road, a road usually blighted by levels of traffic it was
02
October
2020
| 16:55 Europe/London
Residents can view localised coronavirus data for the borough online and view the local coronavirus control plan.