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Student paralysed after Hackney street stabbing

18 Mar , 2009  

A promising fashion student has been left paralysed after a brutal stabbing in Hackney.

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Pupils stranded by schools postcode lottery

17 Mar , 2009  

Dozens of children are being left without a secondary school place, despite the council spending hundreds of millions on improving secondary school opportunities in the borough.

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Kanye finds Religion in Hackney

17 Mar , 2009  

Kanye West is turning to Religion in Hackney for some guidance.
The US rapper is set to meet with the bosses of the Shoreditch-based clothing firm this week to talk jeans.

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Army defends dummy gun range in shopping centre

17 Mar , 2009  

The Hackney Post talks to Lieutenant Colonel Paul Meldon about the Army’s decision to open a centre in Dalston, where children can fire rifles – a move criticised by Mothers Against Guns.

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Leila Deen in ‘custardy’ for Peter Mandelson attack

14 Mar , 2009  

HACKNEY activist Leila Deen could have expected a tough interrogation when she was arrested for throwing green custard at business secretary Peter Mandelson this week.

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More teens could join gangs after charity funding slashed

13 Mar , 2009  

The number of teenagers joining violent street gangs could increase if an award-winning charity is denied vital funding by Hackney council.

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Hackney repeat abortion rate twice national average

12 Mar , 2009  

Teenage girls in Hackney return to the clinic for second and third abortions more than girls in any other part of the country, new figures show.

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Olympic Games will be a test of Hackney’s green ethos

12 Mar , 2009  

Sunday’s Cycle East event was just the tip of Hackney’s environmental initiative. As the Arcola Theatre picks up national awards for its innovative outlook, Hackney is taking steps as a borough to improve its ecological status.

In fact, Hackney has the lowest carbon emissions in London.

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Hackney: a hub for art in the community

11 Mar , 2009  

This has been a week of simultaneous celebration and destruction for Hackney. Shakespeare launched his career in Shoreditch, as lively in the 16th century as it is in the 21st. Residents have loved, censured and explored their corner of London during this week’s East festival.

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Greens defend energy bill scheme after Labour attack

10 Mar , 2009  

The Green Party has defended a scheme to reduce Hackney residents’ energy bills after it was labelled “daft” by Labour councillors.

In the 2009/2010 Green budget, Green Party councillor Mischa Borris (Clissold, Green) proposed a £5 million insulation scheme that she claims will allow all residents the opportunity to save hundreds of pounds…

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