News releases

16
August
2019
| 18:01 Europe/London
Local children and adults will soon be able to learn to swim in the sun at London Fields Lido, with free summer lessons set to take place from 19 to 23 August, and 27 to 30 August for the second-year running.  The classes follow on from the
15
August
2019
| 18:32 Europe/London
The Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Hackney joined pupils celebrating their A-level results at schools and colleges across the borough today. Mayor Glanville and Deputy Mayor Bramble visited BSix College and The Urswick School, where students were
15
August
2019
| 12:28 Europe/London
Fabulous dance routines, feathers, glitz and booming beats are set to bring the streets alive on Sunday 8 September for the return of Hackney Carnival.  There will be spectacular costumes and energetic dancing from almost 1,000 performers on the
13
August
2019
| 16:17 Europe/London
Local parents and children enjoyed celebrating the launch of Daubeney Fields’ newly refurbished playground, which was developed in partnership with the park-user group Daubeney Fields Forever and through consultations with residents and local

News blog

01
August
2019
| 21:40 Europe/London
Mayor of Hackney Philip Glanville responds to the protest at Marian Court in Hackney, led by East End Sisters Uncut, about use of 'threats of intentional homelessness' by councils.
24
July
2019
| 12:09 Europe/London
Cllr Jon Burke, Hackney Council Cabinet Member for Energy, Waste, Transport and Public Realm, writes in support of Vision Zero Week, marking one year since Transport for London adopted its Vision Zero Action Plan to eliminate road deaths in
18
July
2019
| 14:45 Europe/London
With a new Prime Minsiter due to be confirmed next week, Mayor of Hackney Philip Glanville, has called on the successful candidate to prioritise local government funding.    
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