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30
January
2023
| 10:36 Europe/London
Cllr Yvonne Maxwell has announced that she will be stepping down from her role as Mayoral Adviser for Older People and Carers from 31 January 2023.Since February 2020, Cllr Maxwell has worked closely with cabinet members, officers and residents to
27
January
2023
| 16:41 Europe/London
Hackney has paid tribute to the victims of the Holocaust and subsequent genocides around the world in a special ceremony at Hackney Town Hall to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day 2023.Every year, Holocaust Memorial Day on 27 January remembers the
25
January
2023
| 11:34 Europe/London
Affordable homes, new workspaces and community spaces are among the priorities for architects appointed to explore how Council-owned land in Dalston and Hackney Central can be used to support thriving, greener and more sustainable town
24
January
2023
| 16:29 Europe/London
Hackney foster carers will no longer have to pay council tax in recognition of the invaluable contribution they make to the lives of the borough's most vulnerable children, the Council's Cabinet agreed last night. The exemption will apply to all

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29
January
2023
| 20:30 Europe/London
This page has now been replaced by the following web page, which will be updated regularly: https://hackney.gov.uk/sn-high-st-closure  Stoke Newington High Street remains closed to pedestrians, cyclists and traffic between Tyssen Road and Brooke
20
January
2023
| 16:18 Europe/London
Cllr Caroline Woodley, Cabinet Member for Families, Parks and Leisure, responds to the school bus fire of Friday 20 January 2023.By now many of you will have seen the distressing images of a Hackney SEND school bus that caught fire in Hackney this
05
January
2023
| 15:25 Europe/London
Cllr Chris Kennedy, Cabinet Member for Culture, Heritage and Libraries, responds to the strike action announced by Hackney’s library service.As you may be aware, Hackney’s library service has announced four days of strike action this month.Obviously
12
December
2022
| 14:55 Europe/London
I made a commitment in Full Council a couple of weeks ago to everyone living in a Hackney Council-managed home or that of any other social landlord and those renting privately that we would be redoubling our efforts to tackle damp and mould.These