News releases

18
July
2019
| 13:26 Europe/London
Food and drink, boxing, haircuts and music are just some of the great things on offer for free for the borough’s 12-25 year olds at Housing Services first ever festival for young people. Hackney Vibe Festival will be held on Friday, 2 August in
18
July
2019
| 13:09 Europe/London
Stoke Newington School and Sixth Form’s theatre and drama studio are set for a £700,000 refurbishment thanks to funding from Hackney Council. The new and improved facilities at the Clissold Road school will include industry-standard lighting and
17
July
2019
| 12:41 Europe/London
Parents, relatives, colleagues and friends watched on with enormous pride as eight equally proud interns graduated on Friday 5 July from Project SEARCH at Homerton Hospital, following nine months of intensive work-based training. The Project
16
July
2019
| 17:30 Europe/London
The latest genuinely affordable new homes in Hackney Council's pioneering housebuilding programme are underway as the Mayor of Hackney joined members of the Stamford Hill community to mark the start of construction. Tower Court will see more

News blog

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
09
July
2019
| 18:45 Europe/London
Residents in Hackney that are helping to shape local health and care services through co-production, are being recognised for their work, at an event during National Co-production Week. There are over 60 people, who work to improve services for
03
July
2019
| 09:00 Europe/London
Hackney’s Windrush cookbook, collated as part of an inter-generational baking project to encourage the handing down of traditional Caribbean recipes, is now available in libraries across the borough and copies will be preserved in Hackney Archives.
28
June
2019
| 14:22 Europe/London
Hackney’s second Windrush Tea Party saw Stoke Newington Town Hall transform into a vibrant celebration of the Windrush generation and their outstanding contributions to British identity. Both Windrush elders and their descendants enjoyed