|13-2-2017 - Coproduction Survey|
Co-production with residents and London’s communities. Share your views.
|31-1-2017 - New Aim Higher Employment Support Programme|
‘Aim Higher’ Employment Support programme is especially designed for Hackney residents. This innovative project is completely FREE to unemployed Hackney residents, offering personalised support with finding and securing employment.
|19-1-2017 - Chief Executive of the Interlink Foundation, Chaya Spitz, awarded an OBE|
Hackney CVS would like to congratulate the Chief Executive of the Interlink Foundation, Chaya Spitz, on being awarded an OBE for her services to the community and Jewish people in London. She said: 'Working in the voluntary sector we are surrounded by awe-inspiring organisations and people who dedicate themselves to the welfare of others. Every day of working in the sector is a privilege. Inasmuch as this award recognises the amazing role our sector plays, it is an honour to receive it'
|5-1-2017 - Smoke free Hackney|
Smokefree Hackney is a free stop smoking service. They aim to support Hackney residents to live a healthy and smokefree life.
With their help, you are four times more likely to quit than if you go it alone.
|15-12-2016 - FMB London member lobbies Minister on diversity issues|
Congratulations to FMB London member Bola Abisogun, Executive Director of Urbanis Ltd who, following a letter he wrote to the PM Theresa May, secured a meeting with Damian Hinds, Minister of State for Employment.
Bola, has a strong track record of campaigning for equality and diversity for micro and SME businesses in construction. The meeting was held at Hackney CVS where the Minister met and listened to the views of young black men and heard first-hand about the work being done to challenge prejudice and promote diversity.
Urbanis Ltd: http://www.urbanis.co.uk/
|13-12-2016 - Free cycle assembly at Santa’s Bike Grotto |
Are you getting your child a bike for Christmas? Do you know your break pads from your bottom bracket.
Hackney Council invite you to bring your bikes that need to be assembled by trained mechanics.
|1-12-2016 - Major education consultation launched|
A major educational consultation has been launched by Hackney Council with the aim of shaping the future of the borough’s schools.
|21-11-2016 - End violence against women and girls in Hackney|
Support the ‘International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women’ as the Council invites residents to rally together and show their support for the elimination of violence against women.
|7-11-2016 - Benefit Sanctions & Foodbank Use|
Research by University of Oxford shows a link between increased benefit sanctions and higher foodbank use.
|13-10-2016 - 'A Place For Everyone' How to Apply Report|
Have a read of our 'A Place for Everyone Evaluation' Report 2017/18.
|29-9-2016 - Celebrate Black history in Hackney|
There will be two-months of free events and activities to celebrate black history month and culture, this will include an exhibition exploring Black art and activism in Hackney between the 1960s-2000s.
|26-9-2016 - Hackney’s new mayor Philip Glanville speaks out on Momentum, refugees and his husband’s tweets|
The new Mayor of Hackney Philip Glanville has said his cabinet have “hit the ground running” as he brushed off worries that Labour locally could succumb to damaging infighting between the left and right wings of the party.
|15-9-2016 - The Hackney One Carnival 2016|
28,000 visitors and residents gathered in the streets to cheer on the colourful procession of performers in this year's Hackney One Carnival. A total of 28 different carnival groups danced and entertained their way from Ridley Road, south along Dalston Lane, Richmond Road and along Mare Street towards Hackney Town Hall.
|15-9-2016 - Hackney's primary school kids top of the class|
School children from Hackney aged 7-11 have performed among the best in the country in this year’s Key Stage 2 results.
|8-9-2016 - Free childcare for two-year-olds in Hackney|
Did you know that if you have a family income of less than £16,190, if you have a child with certain disabilities, or who is or has been in local authority care, you could get fifteen hours free childcare a week? Is this you? Or anyone you know?
|8-9-2016 - £250k fund available to improve Hackney’s health|
Groups are being invited to propose creative ideas to improve health and wellbeing with the launch of the third annual Healthier Hackney Fund.
|8-9-2016 - Hackney Council buses detect cyclists with new technology|
Hackney Council's new wheelchair accessible buses can now detect cyclist and warn drivers with new innovative technology.
|8-6-2016 - Bicycle Film Festival at the Hackney Cycling Conference|
Bicycle Film Festival will show a very special selection of short films at the Hackney Picturehouse after the Hackney Cycling Conferencethis Friday 10 June. The screening takes place at 8.30pm and is a London exclusive ahead of the BFF festival in Brighton 14-16 July.
Tickets for the film screening are just £10, and include a free drink. Conference attendees can join the film screening for just £5.
|18-5-2016 - Hackney Cycling Conference - tickets now on sale|
Tickets are now on sale for the fifth annual Hackney Cycling Conference at Hackney Picturehouse on Friday 10 June.
The theme for this year’s conference is cycling’s role in the future transport mix of world-class megacities. Talks, Q&A’s, videos and exhibitions will explore what mix of interventions and approaches are likely to be successful in today's complex and diverse cities. It is hoped this topic will generate lively debate on how to capture cycling's potential as an instrument of transport policy and planning, against a backdrop of huge growth and change.
|6-5-2016 - Free exercise classes for Hackney’s over-50s|
“I feel and look ten years younger”. Those were the benefits expressed by one Hackney resident who took part in the Council’s free exercise classes for the over-50s.