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18
January
2022
| 15:51 Europe/London
A new Library of Things, where people will be able to borrow household items for less than they would elsewhere, has opened at Dalston CLR James Library. The Council-funded project helps people save money and reduce waste by affordably renting out
18
January
2022
| 09:38 Europe/London
Supporting Hackney Central businesses in recovering from the coronavirus pandemic is at the heart of a £360,000 grant announced by Hackney Council today (Tuesday, 18 January). The Hackney Central Impact and Ideas Fund has now opened, with businesses
07
January
2022
| 10:29 Europe/London
Grants of up to £100,000 will be available to local groups and organisations in Hackney as part of a new fund using planning levies on developers to help strengthen Hackney’s communities and celebrate the borough’s extraordinary diversity.The new
04
January
2022
| 07:00 Europe/London
As Hackney Black History Season draws to a close, Cllr Anntoinette Bramble, Deputy Mayor and Cabinet Member for Education, Young People and Children’s Social Care, looks back at how the Council is teaching its young residents about Black British

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13
December
2021
| 17:29 Europe/London
Mayor of Hackney, Philip Glanville and Cabinet Member for Energy, Waste, Transport and Public Realm, Cllr Mete Coban, outline why Hackney Council supports plans for a new energy from waste plant in Edmonton:"COP26 has reinforced the urgent need
06
December
2021
| 10:56 Europe/London
December blog from Cabinet Member for Housing Services, Cllr Clayeon McKenzie:The pandemic affected our ability to provide some services to the high standard expected of us, especially our repairs service. This is due to lockdown restrictions and
01
December
2021
| 12:55 Europe/London
The Children and Young People’s Scrutiny Commission has produced an in-depth review of the position for young people on the verge of permanent exclusion and provision for them following permanent exclusion.Maintained schools in Hackney collectively
29
November
2021
| 16:07 Europe/London
Hackney Council’s Housing Estates include almost 250 green areas, offering verdant oases right across the borough. Places for both wildlife and residents alike to flourish.There are 35 Ground Maintenance staff who lovingly tend these spaces year