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03
July
2020
| 11:02 Europe/London
Residents and businesses are being urged to act responsibly as Hackney Council supports pubs, restaurants and other businesses and venues in reopening safely this Saturday. The Council’s enforcement teams and extra police officers will be
02
July
2020
| 12:55 Europe/London
Hackney Council is seeking an injunction to temporarily ban drinking in London Fields Park following weeks of unacceptably high levels of litter, public urination/defecation and disturbance to local people, which is significantly impacting on the
02
July
2020
| 12:24 Europe/London
A £10million shortfall in the cost of providing vital support for more than 2,000 vulnerable and disadvantaged children and young adults in Hackney last year shows why the government’s funding freeze on special educational needs and disabilities
30
June
2020
| 10:58 Europe/London
A further 20 roads in Hackney are set to close to through-traffic to aid social distancing and support walking and cycling, as part of radical emergency road safety plans being developed by the Council.  The Council has successfully secured

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01
July
2020
| 12:15 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.
01
July
2020
| 10:00 Europe/London
As some coronavirus restrictions are eased this Saturday, Dr Sandra Husbands, Director of Public Health, is urging residents to continue to act responsibly and protect themselves and others from coronavirus. 
30
June
2020
| 12:59 Europe/London
Cllr Guy Nicholson, Cabinet Member for Planning, Culture and Inclusive Economy, responds to the High Court’s decision to quash planning permission for a mixed-use scheme at 49-50 Eagle Wharf Road, after Holborn Studios, a leaseholder at the
29
June
2020
| 10:00 Europe/London
Philip Glanville, Mayor of Hackney, writes in the June edition of Hackney Today.