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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 »

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...


Tube Strikes: Mayor gives into unions demands at a cost of £68M 

31 Jan

Against all evidence the Mayor is reversing decisions to reduce hundreds of unnecessary staff The Mayor has given in to union’s demands and massively scaled back plans to reduce unnecessary station staff at a cost of £68million.


Mayor to host representatives of eleven ‘Israeli travel ban’ countries at City Hall reception 

31 Jan

– Mayor set to condemn Trump’s travel ban at tonight’s event – Facing calls to also criticise attending countries that ban Israeli citizens The Mayor of London is set to host representatives of eleven countries that ban Israeli...


BUDGET: Mayor puts Old Oak Common homes at risk with 40% budget cut 

25 Jan

– Experts predict budget cut will impact major project The Mayor of London has cut the budget for Old Oak Common by 40 per cent – despite his claims of increased spending – putting the building of thousands of homes at risk.


BUDGET: Mayor keeps ‘Olympics tax’ after Games debt is wiped 

25 Jan

– Sadiq Khan using loophole to raise cash for his unbalanced budget The Mayor of London is continuing to impose an ‘Olympic tax’ on Londoners – even though the debt of the Games has been wiped.


‘Clumsy’ ULEZ extension will not tackle worst-polluting areas despite costing £780million 

24 Jan

– Extension will only improve air quality by an additional 10% – original ULEZ will see 51% reduction – Projected additional cost of £780million – £220 per household – Money could buy 2,600 hybrid buses for same impact...


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FixMyStreet »

Furniture, old carpets and broken junk has been lying here for a week., 24th March 

24 Mar

This stuff has been dumped and keeps getting added to.


Car parked illegally in front of my front door, blocking access, 22nd March 

22 Mar

Cars repeatedly park in the protected area in front of my block of flats, making entrance and exit from the building difficult Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 11 Kingsland Passage, E8 Report...


Enormous hgv’s blocking road causing traffic jams, 21st March 

21 Mar

Enormous hgv's trying to get thru narrow road causing mayhem.


The Road is so bad that its a danger to ride down it now !, 21st March 

21 Mar

The whole end of Wenlock street is in need resurfacing.


Traffic speed sign contradicts speed painted on road, 20th March 

20 Mar

Road sign says '30' but roads all marked '20' Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 71 Stoke Newington Road, N16 Report on FixMyStreet...


Big hole in fence running along canal, 20th March 

20 Mar

I don't know how long this hole has been in the fence nor what caused it.


Erosion on street damaging to wheels, 19th March 

19 Mar

There is considerable erosion on the tar section where Pamela Street joins Haggerston Road.


Barriers covering hole but hole not getting fixed, 19th March 

19 Mar

A set of blue barriers have been laid horizontally to cover a large hole in the pavement after the pavement was opened up presumably to fix something.


Potholes on Lovelace Street / Haggerston Road, 19th March 

19 Mar

There are several potholes in the cement section that joins Lovelace Street with Haggerston Road.


Health & Safety Issue for Wheelchair Users, 19th March 

19 Mar

The pavement surface on the corner of Pamela Street and Clarissa Street is in a very poor condition, uneven rough surface and pothole-like.


Locked bike with no wheels, 18th March 

18 Mar

It's been here for at least six months now and most of it has been stripped.


Too many vehicles parked making it extremely difficult for cars to pass resulting in damage to parked vehicles. My vehicle has been hit n scratched twice this week now let alone the countless other times it has been damaged parked. Is the council going to pay for all these damages or still turn a blind eye? Make the street one way and put in double yellow lines on all the corners where cars are parking and also over dropped kerbs. Give the council wardens something useful to enforce they’re doing a great job in old hill st n16 . if the council can provide a temporary one way system for Jewish festivals why can’t they implement a system for the safety of other road users., 16th March 

16 Mar

Same as above.


4 stripped bikes, 16th March 

16 Mar

A bunch of stripped bikes on the NE corner of Old St roundabout.


Stripped bike, 16th March 

16 Mar

Bike to be removed.


Pot hole, 13th March 

13 Mar

Pot on speed hump Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 2 Haberdasher Street, N1 Report on FixMyStreet...


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Freedom of Information »

Workforce Management 

23 Mar

Response by Hackney Borough Council to J Taylor on 23 March 2017 .


Accessing pornography on council computers 

22 Mar

Response by Hackney Borough Council to Angie Nickson on 22 March 2017 .


Carbon Bubble Risk, Pension Fund Fiduciary Duty & Risks To Local Taxpayers Through LGPS Underfunding and Exposure to Investment Losses in Defined Benefit Schemes 

22 Mar

Response by Hackney Borough Council to Joel M Benjamin on 22 March 2017 .


Accessing pornography on council computers 

22 Mar

Follow up sent to Hackney Borough Council by Angie Nickson on 22 March 2017 .


Workforce Management 

21 Mar

Request sent to Hackney Borough Council by J Taylor on 21 March 2017 .


Building regulations enforcement S36 notices issued. 

21 Mar

Response by Hackney Borough Council to Adam A on 21 March 2017 .


Building regulations enforcement S36 notices issued. 

20 Mar

Request sent to Hackney Borough Council by Adam A on 20 March 2017 .


Care Charging 

20 Mar

Response by Hackney Borough Council to Ian Burnip on 20 March 2017 .


Accessing pornography on council computers 

20 Mar

Response by Hackney Borough Council to Angie Nickson on 20 March 2017 .


2015/16 Pension Fund Investment Data as MS Excel File 

18 Mar

Follow up sent to Hackney Borough Council by Joel M Benjamin on 18 March 2017 .


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

16 Mar

Follow up sent to Hackney Borough Council by Cathy Fox on 16 March 2017 .


Information about the organisations information technology team and infrastructure equipment 

14 Mar

Response by Hackney Borough Council to Julie Hatchard on 14 March 2017 .


Contracted Housing Related Support Services 

14 Mar

Response by Hackney Borough Council to M Makam on 14 March 2017 .


Information about the organisations information technology team and infrastructure equipment 

14 Mar

Request sent to Hackney Borough Council by Julie Hatchard on 14 March 2017 .


Updated fossil fuel investments in the Hackney Council Pension Fund 

13 Mar

Response by Hackney Borough Council to Gabriel Davalos on 13 March 2017 .


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Westminster »

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.


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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    23 Mar 17
    Responding to today’s National Audit Office (NAO) report on  Capability in the Civil Service , Deputy Director of the Institute for Government Julian McCrae, said:
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    23 Mar 17
    At Essex County Council we are passionate about making a positive contribution to the lives of Essex residents and businesses. It is what we exist for. The qualities of the places around us play an important role in our lives. The NLGN Building…
  • Building Homes, Growing Communities
    23 Mar 17
    To help councils build the hundreds of thousands of new homes that are needed, NLGN has published a practical guide, Building Homes, Growing Communities, to help ensure that the houses built lead to high quality communities that prioritise…
  • In Liverpool, 20 Tory cuts have brought a city and its people to breaking point | Frances Ryan
    23 Mar 17
    Adding up the impact of slashed benefits and a 58% reduction in central funding, the council says it’s England’s poorest wards that are being hit again and again In Liverpool, austerity is visible : boarded-up libraries, closed-down day centres…
  • Collaboration – the way forward to deliver Tomorrow’s Places
    22 Mar 17
    Local government faces a funding gap of £5.8 billion by 2019/20. At the launch of NLGN’s latest research report Tomorrow’s Places , Theo Blackwell, Councillor at LB Camden, stated “Technology will help us balance the books if we do it in the…
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    22 Mar 17
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  • Industrial strategy risks leaving millions stifled and stuck | Liam Booth-Smith
    22 Mar 17
    It’s time to support the 36 million people who don’t live in big metropolises. The industrial strategy needs to be locally led by towns and small cities All towns and cities in England should be asking; what does the government’s industrial…
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    21 Mar 17
    How GDS worked with Public Health England to train their staff in writing effectively.
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    21 Mar 17
    Defra’s new online fishing rod licence service recently moved from private to public beta. Head of Digital at Defra, Sally Meecham, explains why it’s so simple, a child can use it.
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    21 Mar 17
    How important can parks be in the general order of things? asks Janet Sillett. When social care is under huge pressure and council budgets are squeezed everywhere? Parks? Nice for Spring bulbs maybe or a quick stroll with the dog; a kickabout…
  • Councils must embrace smart technology today to plan for the problems of tomorrow
    20 Mar 17
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  • New report lays bare the challenge of Brexit law-making
    20 Mar 17
    Up to 15 new bills in addition to the Great Repeal Bill could be required to deliver Brexit, finds new research by the Institute for Government (IfG). The report Legislating Brexit warns that Brexit will place a huge burden on both Parliament…



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