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Find yourself in Hackney 

30 Jan

FInd yourself in Hackney From: hackneycouncil Views: 2 0 ratings Time: 06:19 More in News Politics...


Have your say with Hackney’s annual Youth Survey 

10 Jan

Young people can have their say on services and activities in Hackney, as part of the borough's annual Youth Survey.


Hackney set to host one of the UK’s first same sex marriages 

10 Jan

Hackney Councils registrars are hoping to perform one of the first same sex marriages in the country, after being granted permission to host a ceremony one minute after equal marriage becomes law.


Deadline nearing for talent contest ‘Alter Ego 2014’ 

8 Jan

Closing date for applications for Hackneys biggest talent show is midnight, Friday 10 January Live auditions, Saturday 11 January, 10am to 6pm Live show, Friday 7 February, 7:30pm to 11pm Hosted by Kat B at Hackney Empire Budding performers...


Kick off 2014 with a new career in football course 

8 Jan

People with an interest in pursuing a career inthewiderworldoffootballare invited to join a new free course which if successfully completion could lead to a volunteer placement in the industry.


2013 round-up – Hackney Youth Parliament 

6 Jan

Members of Hackney Youth Parliament met with councillors to report back on their achievements in 2013 and discuss their plans for the coming year.


Amhurst Road set to re-open 

3 Jan

Scaffolding will be removed over the weekend to allow traffic to return to Amhurst Road which was closed in November when a building was found to be structurally unsafe.


Hackney smokers encouraged to give up for New Year 

29 Dec

Smoking related illnesses remain one of the biggest killers in Hackney, and this New Year support is offered to those that want to quit.


Fire stations will close following High Court ruling 

20 Dec

Ten fire stations across London will close after the High Court rejected legal arguments from seven councils that cuts to the capital's fire service were flawed and should not go ahead.


Update on encampent at Mabley Green 

19 Dec

Hackney Councilyesterday gave a group of travellers who set up an unauthorised encampment under the A12 flyover a deadline of 24 hoursto leave.


CCTV footage of fly tip in Hackney 

17 Dec

CCTV footage of fly tip in Hackney From: hackneycouncil Views: 3 0 ratings Time: 02:31 More in Nonprofits Activism...


CCTV convicts man of dumping broken glass outside Hackney primary school 

17 Dec

Aman has beenconvictedofdumping waste, including broken glass, following a joint operation between Hackney Council's anti-fraud and environmental enforcement departments, the police, Hackney CCTV and Tower Hamlets CCTV.


Hackney leads drive to secure more small business workspace 

16 Dec

Hackney Council has drawn up a list of experienced workspace providers to help the borough's growing number of entrepreneurs and small businesses find appropriate and affordable premises.


Hackney Council fund extra police over Christmas and New Year 

13 Dec

Hackney Council is funding extra police patrols over the Christmas and New Year period to help ensure the safety of residents and visitors.


Hackney Council provides winter support for vulnerable residents 

12 Dec

Hackney Council is offering debt assistance, energy advice and other much needed support for vulnerable residents during the cold winter months.


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London Assembly »

Low pay will leave 30,000 more working families in poverty by 2020, report finds 

28 Apr

– Mayor should name and shame FTSE 100 companies that don’t pay the London Living Wage – Over 160,000 Londoners are trapped in a cycle of low-pay work – 70 companies on the FTSE 100 currently do not pay the London Living ...


Rich City Poor Pay 

28 Apr

A new report is calling on the Mayor to help Londoners out of low-pay, and publish the names of the FTSE 100 companies in London that have not signed up to his London Living Wage program.


Cash for Access 

30 Mar

The report “Cash for Access: Expanding the availability of new cash machines” calls for fee-free cash machines to be included in all new major developments across London.


Londoners pay £18million a year in cash machine fees 

30 Mar

– Lack of access to ATM’s disproportionately affects low-income groups, the disabled, and the elderly – Free cash machines should be included in all new major developments Pay-to-use cash machines cost Londoners £18million a year...


London’s emergency services struggling to comply with Mayor’s earlier ULEZ deadline 

21 Mar

– Fire, ambulance and police services all say they will be affected by 2019 implementation – Met needs to replace 82 per cent of its fleet – all of its diesel vehicles – Fire brigade faced with paying daily charge on 52 non...


Metropolitan Line Extension £50million short of budget 

15 Mar

– Letter confirms project may stall if additional cash is not found – Mayor’s fares policy could be putting £284million project at risk Officials at Transport for London have confirmed the Metropolitan Line Extension is £50million...


Crossrail to launch on line that suffered 50,000 hours of passenger delays 

13 Mar

– TfL Rail will be used as the North-East part of the £15billion Crossrail project – New figures show TfL Rail suffered 3 million minutes of passenger delays in 6 months, equivalent to 5.7 years – Causes of delays included...


Struck Out 2 

27 Feb

Strike action should be banned and judges should be given powers to rule on industrial disputes to keep Londoners out of the firing line.


Ban strikes and let independent judges rule on industrial disputes, says new report 

27 Feb

– Assembly Member Keith Prince wants introduction of ‘binding pendulum arbitration’ – System would mean independent ruling on disputes without costly walkouts – Report shows tube and Southern strikes would have been avoided...


Paws for Support 

22 Feb

The Mayor of London could support some of the capital’s 5,360 armed forces veterans suffering from PTSD by providing loans for life-changing therapeutic dogs.


Armed forces veterans suffering PTSD need Mayor’s help to access life-changing assistance dogs 

22 Feb

– New report calls on Sadiq Khan to help some of the capital’s 5,360 affected veterans – Loan-scheme could ease access to highly-trained dogs – Canines act as effective alternatives to long-term drug therapies The Mayor of...


Sadiq Khan on track for worst strikes record of any London Mayor 

22 Feb

– Latest walkout means Mayor’s projected yearly average eclipses Boris’s and Ken’s – On course to average 5.05 strikes per year – Record set to get even worse with threat of Night Tube strikes Sadiq Khan is on track for the...


Tower Hamlets election fraud: Met suffered from ‘Rotherham Syndrome’ in failure to investigate 

10 Feb

– Police feared community reaction, says Assembly Member Tony Arbour – Says Met has ‘serious questions to answer’ – Calls for Mayor to launch full investigation An apparent reluctance by the Metropolitan Police to properly...


TfL fares income down £90M due to fewer passenger journeys 

8 Feb

Transport for London has revealed its fares income is down £90million in the year-to-date, raising serious questions about the Mayor’s ability to balance the books.


Nominee passes now costing TfL over £33million a year 

2 Feb

– Travel perk grants free travelcards for flatmates of TfL staff – Mayor urged to give firefighters free travel instead at a fraction of the cost A perk that grants free travel to the flatmates of TfL staff now costs London taxpayers...


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FixMyStreet »

Rubbish on street, 21st May 

21 May

Rubbish is strewn all over haberdasher sheet Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 83 Haberdasher Street, N1 Report on FixMyStreet...


Large overflowing wheelie bin, 16th May 

16 May

This wheelie bin has been dumped in Ebor street and everyone is adding to the problem as they pass.


Rubbish removal, 15th May 

15 May

As above Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 37 Cadogan Terrace, E9 Report on FixMyStreet...


Street Sweeping and weeding, 15th May 

15 May

Street needs sweeping and weeding Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 37 Cadogan Terrace, E9 Report on FixMyStreet...


Non residents using my street as a car park, 15th May 

15 May

Cars parked here and surrounding roads belonging to a car sales firm and non residents, making it impossible to find somewhere to park for residents Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 46 Leadale...


Telephone box cover hanging off, 14th May 

14 May

Telephone box cover hanging off on Seven Sisters Road, just north of Queens Drive junction Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 342 Seven Sisters Road, N4 Report on FixMyStreet...


Broken games table left at bus-stop, 14th May 

14 May

A broken games table and set of metal legs has been propped behind the bus-stop shelter, 93-95 Graham Rd Report on FixMyStreet...


Someone has left household furniture at Austin street, 14th May 

14 May

Illegal fly tipping Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 2 Hackney Road, E2 Report on FixMyStreet...


My vehicle has been damaged again, 12th May 

12 May

This afternoon I noticed my vehicle's front wheels were turned facing towards the road which i never leave parked like that.


Two abandoned bicycles with bits stolen off them chained to bike stands, plus a single bike wheel chained up, after the rest of the bicycle was stolen. They are getting in the way of people being able to park their bicycles and blocking the way for pedestrians outside the Old School Rooms at the side of the Round Chapel. These bike stands are very popular and having three of them obstructed is very annoying for everyone., 11th May 

11 May

The two chained bikes and one chained wheel have been here for months, abandoned and getting in the way.


Bin needs emptying, 9th May 

9 May

Bin needs emptying and street cleaning Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 107 Lauriston Road, E9 Report on FixMyStreet...


Pot hole, 7th May 

7 May

Road breaking up pot hole Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 130 East Road, N1 Report on FixMyStreet...


Flytipping, 7th May 

7 May

Loads of house hold rubbish dumped Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 45 New North Road, N1 Report on FixMyStreet...


There are 2 bridges here and yet cyclists are using both. This is stressful and dangerous. Why is one not a dedicated pedestrian crossing with no bikes?, 7th May 

7 May

No effort has been made to separate cyclists from people and children walking.


Poor drainage leading to repeated flooding, 1st May 

1 May

Water keeps on pooling into the edges of this crossing, meaning it has to be jumped over or the road crossed away from the actual crossing.


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Freedom of Information »

CCTV footage for hit and run 

22 May

Response by Hackney Borough Council to Dilowar on 22 May 2017 .


SEN children transitioning from primary to secondary school in 2017 

20 May

Request sent to Hackney Borough Council by Christina Savage on 20 May 2017 .


ICT used in the Built Environment and Public Protection. 

19 May

Response by Hackney Borough Council to Jenny Bird on 19 May 2017 .


ERP Systems 

19 May

Response by Hackney Borough Council to Richard Paramo on 19 May 2017 .


CCTV footage for hit and run 

19 May

Request sent to Hackney Borough Council by Dilowar on 19 May 2017 .


ICT used in the Built Environment and Public Protection. 

19 May

Follow up sent to Hackney Borough Council by Jenny Bird on 19 May 2017 .


Provisions for children with autism 

17 May

Response by Hackney Borough Council to Amita Chakravorty on 17 May 2017 .


Provisions for children with autism 

16 May

Request sent to Hackney Borough Council by Amita Chakravorty on 16 May 2017 .


Provisions for children with autism 

14 May

Request sent to Hackney Borough Council by Amita Chakravorty on 14 May 2017 .


Head of Service ORG Chart 

11 May

Response by Hackney Borough Council to Helen Carver on 11 May 2017 .


Transferring my Right to Buy Discount from Camden to Hackney Council 

11 May

Response by Hackney Borough Council to Dev Singh on 11 May 2017 .


The report of the 1997 inquiry into "The Trotter Affair" JK Barratt 

10 May

Follow up sent to Hackney Borough Council by Cathy Fox on 10 May 2017 .


Transferring my Right to Buy Discount from Camden to Hackney Council 

10 May

Request sent to Hackney Borough Council by Dev Singh on 10 May 2017 .


Council DoLS Service Provision. 

10 May

Response by Hackney Borough Council to A.


Tender Decision for a Social Care Case Management System in 2013/14 

10 May

Response by Hackney Borough Council to Jack Randall on 10 May 2017 .


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Westminster »

Counter-ISIL Coalition Strategy | Oral Answers to Questions – Education | Commons debates 

20 Jul

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Counter-ISIL Coalition Strategy | Oral Answers to Questions – Education | Commons debates 

20 Jul

My hon.


Counter-ISIL Coalition Strategy | Oral Answers to Questions – Education | Commons debates 

20 Jul

My hon.


Water Cannon | Oral Answers to Questions – Prime Minister | Commons debates 

15 Jul

Many Londoners will be surprised that the hon.


[Mr Christopher Chope in the Chair] – Housing Supply (London) | Westminster Hall debates 

15 Jul

Does my hon.


Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation – amendment of the law | Ways and Means | Commons debates 

8 Jul

Does my hon.


Child Poverty | Oral Answers to Questions – Prime Minister | Commons debates 

1 Jul

The Secretary of State has announced that he will report on measures of worklessness and educational attainment.


Child Poverty | Oral Answers to Questions – Prime Minister | Commons debates 

1 Jul

The Secretary of State has announced that he will report on measures of worklessness and educational attainment.


Davies Commission Report | Oral Answers to Questions – Prime Minister | Commons debates 

1 Jul

The Davies commission report will clearly repay close study.


Davies Commission Report | Oral Answers to Questions – Prime Minister | Commons debates 

1 Jul

The Davies commission report will clearly repay close study.


Greece | Oral Answers to Questions – Communities and Local Government | Commons debates 

29 Jun

It is tempting to score domestic political points about the current plight of the Greek people, but does the Chancellor accept that the coming days will be very frightening and distressing for them and also for British people with friends and...


Solar Power: Business | Department for Energy and Climate Change | Written Answers 

29 Jun

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what estimate her Department has made of the number of schools installed with solar panels in (a) Hackney North and Stoke Newington constituency, (b) London and (c) England and Wales...


Tanzania: Overseas Aid | Department for International Development | Written Answers 

29 Jun

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, if she will make an assessment of the implications for her Department's policies of the findings of Irresponsible Investment: Agrica's broken development model in Tanzania, published...


National Gallery Industrial Dispute | Commons debates 

25 Jun

Does my hon.


Child Poverty | Energy and Climate Change | Commons debates 

25 Jun

London has some of the highest levels of child poverty in the country.


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LocalGov blogs »
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    Janet Sillett laments the lack of vision for local government in any of the manifestos published last week.
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    20 May 17
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  • How to measure success in the world of megaprojects | Jane Dudman
    19 May 17
    Crossrail, HS2, Hinkley Point C and other billion-pound projects may be controversial, but experts say they can be easier to get past politicians Crossrail, HS2, Hinkley Point C nuclear power station: three massive infrastructure projects,…
  • What does the Conservative Manifesto mean for Councils?
    18 May 17
    Manifestos are always launched with a certain amount of excitement, but none more so than the Conservative Manifesto this morning. While the Lib Dem’s manifesto explicitly positioned them as the party of opposition, the Tory manifesto would…
  • Tory manifesto praise for public servants will fade | David Walker
    18 May 17
    Conservatives saying the state is super? Public managers should remember this moment when the real cuts bite After years of drought, the words fall like precious drops of water. No mention of public servants putting “scars on his back”, as…
  • GE17 lite #1
    18 May 17
    Not long now! Over the next three weeks we are going to do the occasional roundup on the blog of what’s going on in election world with links to more indepth coverage in our members’ only policy briefings and other LGiU material.
  • What does the Liberal Democrats Manifesto mean for Councils?
    17 May 17
    Reading the Labour manifesto was a bit like watching a magician determined to show you every trick they have ever learned as quickly as possible moving from disappearing an elephant to finding a coin behind your ear and back again. The ambition…
  • What does the Labour Manifesto mean for Councils?
    17 May 17
    I was planning for this to be a blog about the implications of Labour’s freshly leaked manifesto for local government. As it turns out this is a very difficult thing to do. Labour’s plans – were they enacted – would amount to such an ambitious…
  • Business as usual spells trouble on trade
    16 May 17
    The UK will only reap the benefits of taking back control of trade policy if government radically changes the way it operates.  Published today by the Institute for Government (IfG), Taking Back Control of Trade Policy says that despite the…
  • Viewpoint: Run together
    16 May 17
    Carol Grant finds lessons in the Parkrun story about the value of investing time and effort into collaborative relationships and the success that can be achieved when different partners focus on working well together.



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