News releases

18
April
2019
Hackney Council’s Cabinet is expected to recommend that further consultation is carried out on proposals to improve roads in the Walford Road area for cyclists and pedestrians. It follows the release of detailed air quality modelling of the
16
April
2019
A groundbreaking literacy project at a school in Woodberry Down, is helping boys improve their reading and writing, to close the gender gap in education. The ‘Our Literate Boys’ project which is run by 1st Verse Education, is a 12 session course
15
April
2019
Responding to today’s announcement from the Prime Minister on ending unfair ‘Section 21’ evictions for private renters, Hackney Council’s Mayoral Adviser for Private Renting and Housing Affordability, Cllr Sem Moema, has called on the government to
15
April
2019
Deputy Mayor, Cllr Feryal Demirci, has responded to Transport for London's announcement that it intends to withdraw the 48 bus route and reduce the frequency of the 242, among a series of other changes to buses in Hackney and across

News blog

17
April
2019
Cllr Caroline Selman, Cabinet Member for Community Safety, Policy and the Voluntary Sector, explains the changes to funding for advice services in the borough, and why this funding has been protected:   Hackney’s advice providers play a
12
April
2019
Cllr Clayeon McKenzie, Cabinet Member for Housing Services, writes: Residents living in council homes and estates may have been concerned after reading about an internal review by one of our scrutiny commissions two years ago which explored the
05
April
2019
Hackney Council uses glyphosate (in the form of Roundup) primarily to control weeds on pavements and paths, and to a much lesser extent in green spaces. The product is always administered by qualified staff or contractors following the application
15
March
2019
We’re committed to providing excellent services for residents in our borough, but you have told us that there are a number of problems with public spaces in Hackney Wick. We’re working hard to respond and improve. Hackney Wick is a complex area