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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Mayor: Young black men the real victims of crime

19 Mar , 2015  

The Mayor of Hackney has said that more needs to be done to help young black men who are the main victims of crime in Hackney. Speaking at the ‘State of the Borough’ debate on Wednesday night, Jules Pipe said that Hackney is a “much safer place” than 10 years ago, in spite of two […]

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