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06
August
2020
| 17:03 Europe/London
Residents are being urged to be vigilant against rogue traders offering over-priced or unnecessary building work, after a local homeowner fell victim to a property scam.  Hackney Council and the Police are asking residents to take time to
05
August
2020
| 14:06 Europe/London
Local residents and businesses are being asked to donate spare laptops to support Hackney pupils who do not have access to a computer at home. While off school during the coronavirus pandemic, many young people were able to keep up with online
05
August
2020
| 09:30 Europe/London
As the government launches a major UK-wide campaign to tackle obesity, the Council wants to remind residents of practical ways they can help achieve a healthy weight.  In Hackney 40.2% of children in Year 6 are classified as overweight, and over
03
August
2020
| 14:34 Europe/London
Broadway Market will reopen on Saturday 8 August after being closed due to the COVID pandemic. Fifty traders will be setting up their stalls on the day and all will be working to Hackney’s 6-point Covid-secure trading plan so everyone can shop local

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28
July
2020
| 12:38 Europe/London
Hackney Council has further written to domestic violence charity Sistah Space to set out how it is able to support it in the future and to ask it to sign an agreement to allow them to stay in interim premises while this is resolved. The
22
July
2020
| 10:48 Europe/London
A message from the Mayor of Hackney, Philip Glanville. Today marks three years since the tragic death of Rashan Charles. Rashan’s death affected many people across Hackney and our thoughts - as they have been since that night - are with his
10
July
2020
| 10:43 Europe/London
The new Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) Alliance website for City & Hackney went live last month. The website contains information about mental health support services for parents, young people, children and professionals. It has
01
July
2020
| 11:15 Europe/London
Cllr Chris Kennedy, Cabinet Member for Health, adult social care and leisure, responds to an open letter from local trade unions and health organisations about free NHS treatment for migrants during the coronavirus crisis.