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February
2020
| 14:15 Europe/London
An additional 182 electric vehicle charging points are set to be installed in Hackney this year, with the Council also launching a feasibility study into the rapid expansion of charging infrastructure in the borough.  Of the new charging points
14
February
2020
| 16:49 Europe/London
Hearts for the Arts, the UK’s annual celebration to recognise the heroes of community arts, has awarded Hackney Council ‘Best Arts Project – Community Cohesion’ for its 2019 Windrush Generations Festival. The win comes after this week’s news that
13
February
2020
| 09:48 Europe/London
People in Hackney are set to be offered free home insulation by Hackney Light and Power, Hackney Council’s publicly-owned energy services company, as it launches its Green Homes programme.  Hackney Green Homes is the first borough-wide programme
12
February
2020
| 13:18 Europe/London
Hackney Council’s Culture Team has been awarded a runner-up prize in the Apolitical Global Public Service Team of the Year awards for “Championing Equality”. After receiving hundreds of nominations from across the globe, the Windrush Generations

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12
February
2020
| 11:36 Europe/London
The borough’s parks, libraries, schools and street markets received more than £15million in improvements – funded directly by levies placed on new developments in the borough.  More than 80 projects – from new play areas and youth centre
04
February
2020
| 11:03 Europe/London
Hackney Council and the Mayor of London are investing £1.5million into Ridley Road Market to help existing traders compete with a changing high street.  The investment will see free new stalls, handheld card machines and wifi for traders, as well
31
January
2020
| 11:46 Europe/London
As the UK prepares to leave the European Union later today, the Mayor of Hackney, Philip Glanville, writes an open letter to the borough's EU citizens.
19
December
2019
| 17:37 Europe/London
The Mayor of Hackney, Philip Glanville, writes in the December edition of Hackney Today.