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16
May
2022
| 15:56 Europe/London
Work has begun to transform the Grade II listed Woodberry Down Children’s Centre Early Years building, which will provide a new home for Lilliput Playgroup, a crèche and more training facilities for adults and young people.An extension will be built
16
May
2022
| 11:44 Europe/London
A new Hackney Council and NHS campaign will help more residents unsure about getting the Covid-19 vaccine to speak to their friends, family and healthcare professionals to make an informed decision.The Hackney Vaccination Conversation will bring
13
May
2022
| 14:44 Europe/London
Hackney Council is recommitting to action at every level of the organisation in order to become a truly anti-racist council and borough, following a seminal four-day anti-racism event it hosted last week. Honest conversations. Leaders who want to
13
May
2022
| 13:52 Europe/London
Nominations are now open for the seventh annual Mayor’s Civic Awards, which will celebrate Hackney’s unsung heroes who have made a difference in their communities over the years. Last year, over 200 nominations were sent in for the Mayor’s Civic

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16
May
2022
| 13:30 Europe/London
Philip Glanville, Mayor of Hackney, and Cllr Susan Fajana-Thomas, Cabinet Member for Community Safety, respond to disorder in Dalston on Saturday evening (14 May): "We strongly condemn the violent scenes that took place, and which many people
12
May
2022
| 14:21 Europe/London
Mayor of Hackney, Philip Glanville marks Mental Health Awareness Week 2022 by discussing this year's theme of loneliness and highlighting the support available locally. "As a council we are taking steps to help improve the mental wellbeing of
01
April
2022
| 13:11 Europe/London
Hackney Council gave the Met two weeks to outline the action it would take to assure communities that the experience of Child Q – a Black female child of secondary school age, who was strip-searched in a Hackney school by two female police officers,
16
March
2022
| 12:08 Europe/London
Mayoral Advisor for Older People, Cllr Yvonne Maxwell shares an update on the Ageing Well Strategy, one year after it was launched. "The Ageing Well Strategy was developed  through co-production , working with Connect Hackney to recruit and train