Post by: Ellen Daniel


Haggerston Baths: Council wants your opinion on “pool- free” shortlisted choices

16 Mar , 2017  

The public will be able to see the plans at a meeting chaired by Phillip Glanville, Mayor of Hackney.



‘Alt-right’ Dalston gallery LD50 shut down after protests

14 Mar , 2017  

LD50 Gallery, accused of hosting far-right exhibitions and a racist conference, has been shut down following anti-fascist protests. Lucia Diego, the owner of the LD50 Gallery on Tottenham Road in Dalston, told the Hackney Post that the gallery had been closed with no imminent plans to reopen. The gallery sign has also been taken down. This […]


Hackney Council announces £13.8 million in budget cuts

13 Mar , 2017  

Budget cuts of £13.8 million and a rise in council tax have been signed off by Hackney Council. The decision was announced at the annual town hall meeting on 1 March. The changes come after what was described as “significant cost pressure”. The largest cut was to the budget for children, adults and community health […]


Construction begins at Hackney Downs school funded by private flats

13 Mar , 2017  

Construction has begun at controversial Nightingale Primary School, a new school in Hackney Downs. Borough leaders attended the ceremony, last Wednesday. Nightingale Primary School has been a source of controversy over recent months. Due to a lack of government funds, the cost of the school has been covered by the construction of a 14 story block of […]