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13
May
2021
| 09:46 Europe/London
As Ramadan draws to a close, Muslims will be getting ready to celebrate Eid ul Fitr, the festival that marks the end of Ramadan. Ramadan is an incredibly important month in the Islamic faith, as it's a month of fasting, prayer and spiritual
11
May
2021
| 15:27 Europe/London
In the Houses of Parliament this afternoon, Her Majesty the Queen delivered the Queen’s Speech, outlining the new Government’s agenda for the next parliamentary session. The speech contained 30 bills – pieces of proposed legislation – on topics
10
May
2021
| 12:36 Europe/London
Foster Care Fortnight (10-23 May) celebrates the remarkable work of everyone involved in foster care across the country. If you are interested in fostering with Hackney visit hackney.gov.uk/fostering or call the team on 020 8356
10
May
2021
| 12:10 Europe/London
The Council and local health partners are encouraging Hackney residents to take 5 simple steps every day this week to improve their mental health and wellbeing, during Mental Health Awareness Week (10 May- 16 May). This year's theme is nature.

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12
May
2021
| 15:49 Europe/London
As of Friday 7 May 2021, advice from Britain's Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) is that adults aged under 18-39 will be offered an alternative coronavirus vaccine to the AstraZeneca vaccine, such as the Moderna or Pfizer
08
April
2021
| 09:25 Europe/London
Dr Sandra Husbands has been a doctor for 33 years and is currently the Director of Public Health for Hackney and the City of London. Here she gives an update on the coronavirus vaccine.Keep up to date with the coronavirus vaccine roll out in Hackney
18
March
2021
| 12:14 Europe/London
Dr Sandra Husbands has been a doctor for 33 years and is currently the Director of Public Health for Hackney and the City of London. Here she gives an update on the vaccine rollout in Hackney. Keep up to date with the coronavirus vaccine roll out in
01
February
2021
| 13:28 Europe/London
Dr Sandra Husbands has been a doctor for 33 years and is currently the Director of Public Health for Hackney and the City of London. Here she answers some of the most common questions people have on the coronavirus vaccination roll out. Keep up to