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‘One in twenty’ school children in Hackney miss out on secondary school places

3 Mar , 2016  

One in twenty Hackney school children have failed to gain a place at any of their top six secondary school choices. On Tuesday, hundreds of families in the borough found out their children’s secondary school places for this autumn. School Children without places Speaking to the Hackney Post, a teacher at a primary school in […]

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FEATURES

There’s something about Mary

14 Mar , 2013  

Mary Wollstonecraft graffiti mysteriously appears in Stoke Newington on International Women’s Day…

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NEWS

Hackney helps launch Fairtrade world record attempt

9 Mar , 2009  

Hackney went bonkers for Fairtrade bananas over the weekend as part of the world’s biggest banana-eating event.

Residents joined forces with hundreds of other Fairtrade supporters across the country to help break the record for the most bananas eaten during a 24-hour period.

Council speaker Ian Rathbone led the borough’s efforts in the challenge at the town hall on Mare Street.

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