News releases

15
January
2020
| 18:04 Europe/London
JANUARY is a time of year when many people take stock and set resolutions to make changes. Whether you are doing Dry January, Veganuary, or have made a resolution to improve your health, making a pledge doesn’t necessarily mean having to join a
13
January
2020
| 14:53 Europe/London
Abney Park’s historic chapel will be brought back into use as a venue after Hackney Council was awarded £4.4m by the National Lottery to improve the park.  The funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund and The National Lottery Community
13
January
2020
| 11:54 Europe/London
Local people’s views will be put at the heart of plans to reduce polluting traffic in Stoke Newington Church Street, after the Council launched a two-month campaign to listen to their experiences of getting around the area.  The plans to create a
10
January
2020
| 18:03 Europe/London
Hackney’s Stop Smoking Service have launched a ‘New Year, New You campaign’ to help residents quit smoking for good. The service is encouraging people to quit smoking in January to start the new decade in a positive, healthy way.  Quitting

News blog

19
December
2019
| 17:37 Europe/London
The Mayor of Hackney, Philip Glanville, writes in the December edition of Hackney Today.
06
December
2019
| 17:19 Europe/London
Following the death of a man in Clarence Mews on Thursday 5 December, the Mayor of Hackney Philip Glanville and Cabinet Member for Community Safety Cllr Caroline Selman have issued the following statement: We were extremely saddened to hear that
09
October
2019
| 11:07 Europe/London
The Council worked through the night to support those affected by the flood in N4.  All of those displaced by the flood were provided with alternative accommodation by Thames Water, with support from the Council, but the rest centre remained open
08
October
2019
| 19:32 Europe/London
The Council will continue to work through the night to support residents affected by the burst water main in N4. As soon as the water subsides we will assess any damage and have a team out to clean and clear the affected streets.  Council staff