MONEY, NEWS

Hackney Fashion Hub ‘does nothing for Hackney’

18 Mar , 2016  

Hackney Fashion Hub might bring the world’s luxury fashion market into the borough but it is not clear how far the local community will feel its benefits. Andrew Simmons, the strategy director of Hackney Fashion Hub, said only 10 per cent of workspaces within the project will be affordable for local designers and only half […]

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Meg Hillier slates Osborne’s budget

16 Mar , 2016  

Meg Hillier has joined her fellow Hackney MP Diane Abbott in criticising George Osborne’s Budget. Speaking in the Commons shortly after the chancellor, Ms Hillier added her concerns about the Budget’s impact on Hackney to those raised by Diane Abbott exclusively to Hackney Post this afternoon. “I bet there is more hidden pain for many […]

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MONEY, NEWS

“You’re Communist Fascists!” shouts Conservative Councillor at Tax Protestors

3 Mar , 2016  

Protesters were forcibly ejected from a council meeting at Hackney town hall last night after councillors voted to increase council tax for the first time in 10 years. Before the meeting security guards surrounded Conservative Councillor Harvey Odze as he had a heated confrontation with the protesters at the main entrance of the building. One […]

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Hackney Mayor's Business Awards

MONEY, NEWS

Hackney’s best businesses celebrated by Mayor’s awards

29 Mar , 2014  

Mayor Jules Pipe has celebrated Hackney’s best entrepreneurs with

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Shereka Fab-Ann Marsh

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Hackney Pays Tribute To Shereka Fab-Ann Marsh

25 Mar , 2014  

Tributes pour in for murdered schoolgirl Shereka Fab-Ann Marsh

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NEWS

Pipe says housing policy leading to “mass deportation” of poor

19 Mar , 2013  

In a speech criticising the forthcoming benefits overhaul, Mr Pipe warned that the Government’s policies are forcing the poor into London’s underprivileged areas.

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MONEY, TOP STORY

Tech City could be “torn apart”, warns Hackney Mayor Jules Pipe

3 Mar , 2013  

Hackney Mayor says government rules could lead to the end of the Tech City boom

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NEWS

LIVEBLOG: Hackney Council Meeting

27 Feb , 2013  

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ARTS, NEWS, WHAT'S ON

Rapper Jay-Z to headline Radio 1’s Hackney Weekend

12 Mar , 2012  

Hackney has 99 problems but Jay-Z ain’t one. The Grammy-award-winning rapper is coming to Hackney to headline Radio 1’s Big Weekend on 23 and 24 June. Hackney music fans are being urged to apply for their tickets before next Monday.

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Nick Hornby visits ‘miracle’ Dalston library

5 Mar , 2012  

Internationally renowned author Nick Hornby visited Dalston last Tuesday to mark the opening of Hackney’s first new library for 20 years.

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