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22
May
2020
| 19:42 Europe/London
The Government announced today that Hackney will be among four London boroughs supporting them in a localised track and trace system to combat the coronavirus outbreak.  This will see Hackney, Camden, Barnet and Newham Councils deploying their
22
May
2020
| 16:34 Europe/London
This year’s Hackney Carnival parade may be on hold due to the pressures of Covid-19, but that hasn’t stopped the borough’s loyal carnival collectives coming together to create a virtual version of the infamous festivities called Hackney Carnival At
22
May
2020
| 16:13 Europe/London
Three more streets in Hackney are set to close to through-traffic to support people to walk and cycle more and improve opportunities for social distancing as public transport use decreases.  Ashenden Road in Homerton, Gore Road by Victoria Park
21
May
2020
| 17:50 Europe/London
Hackney Council has called on the Government to deliver meaningful change for rough sleepers, as a task force is established to look at the next steps in providing support and accommodation for the thousands of rough sleepers currently housed in

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21
May
2020
| 17:27 Europe/London
The Mayor of Hackney, Philip Glanville, explains why the unfortunate removal of a tree at Woodberry Down is necessary.
11
May
2020
| 18:05 Europe/London
Like many Hackney residents, I tuned into the Prime Minister’s statement last night hoping for some clarity and a clearer sense of the Government’s plans for the coming weeks and months. Unfortunately, Mr Johnson’s speech prompted more questions
08
May
2020
| 09:57 Europe/London
VE Day is an important date for so many of us in Hackney, and this year we were planning to mark the 75th anniversary with a series of special celebrations at Hackney Town Hall and across the borough For obvious reasons, we’re no longer able to
29
April
2020
| 15:01 Europe/London
During the coronavirus pandemic, in order to help the NHS, and keep people safe it is vital that everyone follows the government's advice on self-isolation and social distancing.  Staying at home does come with it’s own challenges, it is