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03
August
2022
| 12:56 Europe/London
Hackney children and young people will see their artwork turn billboards across the borough into works of art from 15-29 August. The billboards were created by 30 local young people aged 8-16 through a series of workshops forming part of the
03
August
2022
| 12:20 Europe/London
Mayor of Hackney Philip Glanville and Cabinet Member for Community Safety, Cllr Susan Fajana-Thomas, said:“We are extremely concerned to hear of the shooting in the  Albion Drive and Shrubland Road area of London Fields, last night. The victim is
03
August
2022
| 11:47 Europe/London
Hackney Council’s drive to continually enhance its housing repairs service has taken a ‘big step forward’ with the clearing of the backlog of repairs built up during the Covid-19 pandemic.Over the last eight months the Council’s repairs staff have
02
August
2022
| 09:12 Europe/London
Work begins this month on two brand new GP surgery buildings in Hackney, providing new premises for two practices which together treat tens of thousands of patients.The long-established Lower Clapton Group Practice, one of the largest in Hackney,

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24
June
2022
| 16:22 Europe/London
A Hackney Council service, originally developed to help residents during the Covid crisis and now part of its core customer services, has won a national award. The new ‘Link Work’ service was set up to help those shielding during lockdown to access
22
June
2022
| 11:39 Europe/London
Last week the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan set out his plans for Metropolitan Police reform in the wake of a series of scandals within the service, including the shameful stripsearch by police of Hackney school girl Child Q.  A City and Hackney
16
June
2022
| 12:57 Europe/London
The Independent Office for Police Conduct, the independent body that investigates police conduct, has this week escalated its investigation into the officers who strip-searched Child Q from a misconduct investigation to a gross misconduct
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