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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 »

Grenfell anniversary: Statement from Kensington London Assembly Member Tony Devenish 

14 Dec

Statement regarding the Grenfell National Fire Memorial Service – St Paul's Cathedral – Thursday 14th December 2017 Tony Devenish, London Assembly member for West Central (Kensington), said: “A sombre six months to the day of ...


Mayor ‘wasting potential for 27,000 homes in Housing Zones’ with industrial land regulations 

11 Dec

491 hectares of industrial land in Housing Zones could be built on, says Andrew Boff AM Sites currently protected as Strategic Industrial Land Most is sitting vacant or largely under-used Mayor’s London Plan increases regulations around industrial...


Khan’s Brexit report “pointless and speculative” 

8 Dec

Responding to the decision by Sadiq Khan to commission an independent report on the impact of Brexit on London London Assembly member Gareth Bacon said: “In the past year, Sadiq Khan has cancelled Tube upgrades, dropped his target for 32,000...


Hodge ordered to apologise to Parliament as Boff complaint upheld 

7 Dec

Dame Margaret Hodge has today been ordered to apologise by the Commissioner for Parliamentary Standards, after an investigation prompted by a complaint by London Assembly Member Andrew Boff.


Response to “Sadiq names Deepak Parekh as first International Ambassador” 

4 Dec

Assembly Member Gareth Bacon responded to the appointment saying: “This is another example of the Mayor’s lack of focus on the real issues that confront Londoners today like housing, transport and policing.


Olympic Stadium reaction: Statement from Andrew Boff AM 

1 Dec

Commenting on this morning’s announcement on the future of the London Stadium, London Assembly member Andrew Boff said: “The report establishes that this project was fundamentally flawed from the 2007 decision to include an athletics track...


Rats epidemic in London: More than 100 complaints recorded by councils every day, new report shows 

29 Nov

London boroughs received 180,000 mouse and rat complaints in past five years Reports rose ten per cent in 2016/17 compared to previous year Tower Hamlets alone recorded 30,000 complaints since 2012 Evidence suggests conditions in London will...


London Plan reaction: ‘Sadiq Khan has declared war on the suburbs’ 

29 Nov

– Protection for gardens against development scrapped – Removal of limits on density of new homes – No targets for number of family-sized homes – Squeeze on parking spaces to impact outer London – 50% affordable...


Met efficiency hits rock bottom under Khan, Independent report today shows 

23 Nov

  HM Inspectorate report today: Metropolitan police service ‘requires improvement’ Previously ‘good’ Met (Britain’s best funded service) now in bottom third nationally Concern over Mayor’s calls for increased funding in wake of ...


London Mayor fails to set family homes target in opaque Housing Strategy 

23 Nov

No targets for family homes in housing strategy – predecessor’s was 36% Lack of detail and transparency in Mayor’s policy, allows little scope for scrutiny.


Mayor needs to do homework as police numbers don’t add up 

30 Oct

Mr Khan blames government cuts, but he removed £38m from Met recruitment Police reduction numbers cannot be achieved as stated Assembly Member Steve O’Connell said (in response to article in Guardian today): “Whilst the Met should absolutely...


Dutch-style ‘plot-shops’ key to increasing self-build development (report) 

30 Oct

  Report urges Mayor to back creative self-build scheme Only 10% of UK housing development is self-build – despite recent positive legislation London Mayor encouraged to back roll out of innovative Plot Shop schemes across the Capital A new...


Emergency response performances plummet under Mayor’s Pathfinders trial 

23 Oct

Five trial boroughs are now worst performing in London Barking and Dagenham performance drops almost 30 per cent Pathfinders merger scheme started in April and could be rolled out across London Police emergency response times have dramatically...


T-charge launch: Scheme is ‘a £23million attack on London’s small businesses and poorest drivers’ 

23 Oct

Mayor’s assessments show T-charge will have ‘negligible’ impact on air quality Expected to reduce poisonous gases by just 1-3% Charge will cost London’s poorest drivers £23million a year Small businesses and self-employed could be hammered...


Uber ban could cost Londoners £90million in higher fares 

17 Oct

Ban challenged by Uber in court appeal despite talks If Uber loses, Londoners face increased transport costs of up to £90 million A further £864 million in annual wages could be lost by Uber’s 40,000 drivers Londoners could end up paying ...


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FixMyStreet »

Five ways refuse lorry collecting at 0430, 11th December 

11 Dec

The rubbish from Haerdasher Place has been picked up at 0430 two Mondays in a row.


Human waste on Main Street, 7th December 

7 Dec

This is what I see when I leave to go to work in the morning Human exrament on Main Street Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Boundary Street, E2 Report on FixMyStreet...


The people on the street leave their household rubbish out on the main pavement, 7th December 

7 Dec

As reported before the residents leave their household rubbish on the Street on a daily basis Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 28 Cleeve House, E2 Report on FixMyStreet...


Dog feaces everywhere, 6th December 

6 Dec

Dog feaces everywhere...


Abandoned caravan, 5th December 

5 Dec

Number plates are ripped off and it has been clamped.


Large triangular metal sign forms pavement hazard, 5th December 

5 Dec

A large heavy triangular metal sign, with supporting base and heavy sandbag, is lying flat on the pavement forming a serious hazard to pedestrians; near the junction traffic lights on the east side, where K.


Two furniture doors form a pavement hazard, 5th December 

5 Dec

On the pavement beneath the bridge at the beginning of Old Street (south side) there are two furniture cupboard doors that have been abandoned and form a hazard to pedestrians.


Obstructive open doors of street furniture box, 5th December 

5 Dec

The doors of what seems to be an abandoned box of wire connections are gaping open and now form a pavement obstruction hazard.


Suspected dumped vehicle on private parking bay belonging to local housing authority, 2nd December 

2 Dec

Black Audi GK04 VHR has no parking permits.


Temporary traffic sign now a pavement hazard, 1st December 

1 Dec

A triangular Road Closed sign is lying on its side at this junction, presenting a hazard to pedestrians.


Very loose kerb stone (now with dangerous channel), 1st December 

1 Dec

Loose kerbstone at start of Waverley Place had a large deep channel dug behind it.


Fly tipping, 1st December 

1 Dec

Someone has filled a neighbours skip and now they have emptied it onto the road.


Lampost knocked into building, 30th November 

30 Nov

Lampost has been hit by construction traffic and is currently leaning against the Princess of Shoreditch pub.


Lots of potholes left from site development (completed 2013), 29th November 

29 Nov

The road here is very potholed and poor quality, due to lorries and machinery accessing site during development of Finsbury Grange.


Deep pothole in road near kerb, 28th November 

28 Nov

There’s a large (approximately 10cm deep by 30cm diameter) pothole in the southwest side of Eastway road by the pedestrian crossing that goes up to the Olympic Park.


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Freedom of Information »

Planning permissions and or orders given 

14 Dec

Internal review request sent to Hackney Borough Council by Mr.


Williams and Another (Appellant) v London Borough of Hackney (Respondent) UKSC 2017/0034 and The Human Rights Act 1998. 

11 Dec

Request sent to Hackney Borough Council by Ismail Abdulhai Bhamjee on 11 December 2017 .


Social Services – Organisation Structure 

11 Dec

Response by Hackney Borough Council to Ben Trunley on 11 December 2017 .


Temporary Accommodation – Nightly Rates 

11 Dec

Response by Hackney Borough Council to neilesh on 11 December 2017 .


Temporary Accommodation – Nightly Rates 

8 Dec

Request sent to Hackney Borough Council by neilesh on 8 December 2017 .


Use of Body Worn Video 

8 Dec

Response by Hackney Borough Council to Linda McCarthy on 8 December 2017 .


Use of Body Worn Video 

7 Dec

Request sent to Hackney Borough Council by Linda McCarthy on 7 December 2017 .


Licensed HMOs in Hackney Borough 2017 

7 Dec

Response by Hackney Borough Council to Barry Jackson on 7 December 2017 .


Licensed HMOs in Hackney Borough 2017 

6 Dec

Request sent to Hackney Borough Council by Barry Jackson on 6 December 2017 .


Childrens & Social Services Tender Advertising 

5 Dec

Response by Hackney Borough Council to nilesh bhalani on 5 December 2017 .


Hackney local statistics 

5 Dec

Response by Hackney Borough Council to Everton Wynter on 5 December 2017 .


Register of private rental property 

4 Dec

Internal review request sent to Hackney Borough Council by dominic humphrey on 4 December 2017 .


Hackney local statistics 

4 Dec

Response by Hackney Borough Council to Everton Wynter on 4 December 2017 .


Hackney local statistics 

4 Dec

Request sent to Hackney Borough Council by Everton Wynter on 4 December 2017 .


Childrens & Social Services Tender Advertising 

4 Dec

Request sent to Hackney Borough Council by nilesh bhalani on 4 December 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 »
  • GDS Academy: sharing with other governments
    15 Dec 17
    Through the GDS Academy, we are helping the government to achieve its ambition to have one of the most digitally skilled populations of civil servants in the world. In recent years, our work has come to serve as an inspiration …
  • Statement in response to publication of Single Departmental Plans
    14 Dec 17
    Gavin Freeguard, Associate Director and Head of Data and Transparency at the Institute for Government, responds to the publication of the Government’s Single Departmental Plans.
  • Response to statement by the Speaker on alleged contempt of Parliament
    14 Dec 17
    Bronwen Maddox, Director at the Institute for Government, responds to today’s statement by the Speaker on David Davis’ alleged contempt of Parliament.
  • By 2022, half of the UK's public appointments should be women | Chris Skidmore
    14 Dec 17
    The number of women and people from ethnic minorities serving on public bodies has risen, but not fast enough, so a new action plan is needed The race disparity audit published in October revealed uncomfortable truths about the ethnic disparities…
  • One woman dead every three days: domestic abuse in numbers
    14 Dec 17
    Savage council budget cuts have taken their toll on refuges and other services for those experiencing domestic abuse. Here are the grim statistics ‘We’d be walking on eggshells’: Christmas offers no respite from domestic abuse The rollcall…
  • For some women, the streets are safer than their own home | Kate Moss
    13 Dec 17
    When women become homeless due to abuse, they need support. But our patriarchal society discounts their experience and renders them invisible ‘Women lie to get rehoused’: dangerous miconceptions about domestic abuse When the weather turns …
  • Government must act on public inquiry recommendations
    13 Dec 17
    Government has spent £639m on public inquiries over the last 30 years and increasingly relies on them to examine major incidents and tragedies. But a new report finds that the process for following up on recommendations is inadequate.
  • Transformation Through Automation
    12 Dec 17
    Earlier this year, NLGN and ENGIE launched the Tomorrow’s Places report focusing on how councils can practically use technology-led infrastructure, data analytics, and networks for better outcomes. The research highlighted the potential for…
  • Working Together For More Homes
    11 Dec 17
    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY DOWNLOAD NLGN’s latest report, commissioned by the National Housing Federation, looks at how housing associations and local authorities can work together to tackle the housing crisis. Housing policy is evolving at a rapid…
  • A Changemaking Vision for Local Government
    7 Dec 17
    At a time of intense financial pressures and when central government’s mind is on other things, many are asking themselves where local government goes next. In a think-piece launching NLGN’s new vision, Adam Lent and Jessica Studdert call …
  • Introducing the next chapter of the GDS Story
    7 Dec 17
    GDS is 6! Minister for Government Resilience and Efficiency, Caroline Nokes introduces the next chapter of the GDS Story, and GDS staff share their highlights of 2017 and what they look forward to delivering in 2018.



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