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Running for NIA, Hackney charity for women and children

Running for NIA, Hackney charity for women and children

I’m running and raising for NIA a Hackney charity that works tirelessly to help, support, heal children and women who have experienced violence. The Manchester Marathon has been completed, up next are two local events: the We Own the Night women only 10k on 10th May 2014 (ironically the one night out of 365 that women can run, have fun, walk, meet, share and experience the freedom of being o... »

Hackney Downs – thoughts?

Hi – if anyone would like to contact me to discuss memories and thoughts for the future of Hackney Downs, please let me know! »

Free internet in Hackney

The council have a page with all the libraries you can use the internet for free http://www.hackney.gov.uk/libraries-wifi.htm • access is free to library members • you must be a library member • use your library card number and library password to login • printing is not available via wifi • you can use the service for as long as you like within library opening hours. Added to that there are of co... »

Hackney businesses WE NEED YOU

Hi, Thanks to YeahHackney Twitter for giving me the ok to promote this. I’m very conscious of etiquette! My name is Rich founder of Generationhackney a new social enterprise supporting local young people (aged 16-18) who are disassociated and at risk of antisocial behaviour. Currently piloting, we take referrals from youth organisations and train young people to in ‘rewarding workplace... »

street artist commision

looking to meet with and speak to young street artist about potential commission at residental property if any interest »

Purim in Stanford Hill

If any of you were around Stanford Hill last weekend, you would have seen an array of costumes as the Jewish community celebrated Purim, which looked like a whole lot of fun. From wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Purim Purim (Hebrew: About this sound פּוּרִים (help·info) Pûrîm “lots”, from the word pur פור,[2] related to Akkadian pūru) is a Jewish holiday that commemorates the d... »

Hackney Business Awards 2014

Hackney Business Awards 2014

We would like to thank the community and more importantly the judges for this humbling experience…..Thank you…. »

Complimentary Curry Thursday

Prince Edward Pub 97 Wick Road Hackney E9 5AB From 6.30pm »

Charity Drop off for Syria

Charity Drop off for Syria

Hello, I will have a stall at Rushmore Primary school (part of the Sunday school yard market) entrance on Chatsworth road E50LH on Sunday the 23rd of March 2014 from 11 am till 3 pm this is part of the charity Hand in hand for Syria Big Aid Drop weekend where people can come and donate much needed goods especially for women, children and the elderly such as Nappies and baby wipes Women’s sanitary/... »

Mabley Green to be London’s First Edible Park

From Mabley Green users’ group: “Hackney Today, which goes out to over 100,000 households, carries the story of the council’s investment in parks including the Edible Park on Mabley Green (see P.7) – we are official now!” »

Looking for regular cleaner Clapton

New resident to Clatpon and looking for good reliable cleaner to do regular weekly work on flat with 3-4 residents, 4 or 5 hours a week on a Monday »

Council tax frozen again (9th year)

The Hackney Gazette have reported another council tax freeze, which makes it the 9th year that it hasn’t risen. Although the budget has been set at £1.1billion budget for 2014/2015 – nearly £500,000 less than last year’s More at: http://www.hackneygazette.co.uk/news/council_tax_frozen_in_hackney_for_the_ninth_year_in_a_row_1_3400703 »

Hackney signs a friendship agreement with Austin, Texas

Hackney signs a friendship agreement with Austin, Texas

On Thursday, Austin City Council signed the paperwork to welcome Hackney as the newest member of it’s family. They have established a Friendship City agreement to foster exchange in the areas of high-tech and digital media, the creative industries, economic development, and sustainability. Partnership Outcomes via The city of Austin’s website: • Hackney Council created Hackney House Au... »

2014 elections in Hackney 22nd May

This year’s elections will be a combined European parliamentary, mayoral and local elections on Thursday 22 May 2014 Local elections – voting for councillors for your local area or ward. There are currently 19 wards within Hackney, each represented by three councillors. Electing a Mayor for the council – The Mayor is the political leader of the Council, overseeing the budget and ... »

Looking for love? Let science help out!

Looking for love? Let science help out!

Looking for love? Brave singles wanted for powerful and ground breaking scientific experiment for a new documentary series for a major UK broadcaster. To apply or find out more please email theloveproject@cplproductions.co.uk. Follow us on Twitter @LoveProject2014. Please pass on to your single friends! »

TV Property Makeover Show

Hey, I hope you don’t mind me posting on here but below is some information about a new property programme: IS YOUR HOUSE IN NEED OF A MAKEOVER? A NEW TV SERIES IS LOOKING FOR HOMES THAT ARE DESPERATE FOR A FACELIFT! DO YOU HAVE DAMP, CLUTTER OR DATED INTERIORS THAT NEED RENOVATING TO INCREASE YOUR HOME’S MARKET VALUE? DOES YOUR HOUSE NEED A MAKEOVER, BUT YOU HAVEN’T GOT THE MONEY TO DO IT? ... »

The Mayor of Hackney’s Business Awards

The Mayor of Hackney’s Business Awards

The awards are now open for nomination, the categories are: Best Hackney Entrepreneur Best Business Contribution to Hackney Best Creative Business Best Sustainable Business Best Hackney Business People’s Choice Award General criteria Businesses will be expected to show a commitment to the community and employees by getting involved in local activities and adhering to the principle of fair pa... »

Return of the Wanderer

Just logged in to the new website after a long gap – I haven’t looked all round it yet but it looks great! Job Well done! »

New Yeah! Hackney for 2014

You will probably have noticed some changes to the site. This is part of an overall refresh and a chance to make the site a bit easier to use. The main changes that you will see a logo change posting is faster and easier more chances to add images a more self service events listing more comprehensive search email notifications I have a made short screencast of some of the changes, to help explain ... »

Tube Strikes

Hello.Were you affected by the Tubes Strikes that we had this week, if so I would like to hear from »

What is time? send us your idea…

....to help us create an acrobatic dance show with animation. Time: does it flies or does it fr »

Hackney Council Freedom of Information requests review

The Hackney citizen have published a story about Freedom of Information requests being slow in Hackn »

Hackney council offering shared ownership flats

From: http://www.homesandproperty.co.uk/property-news/affordable/hackney-and-camden-councils-are-fir »

disposing of rubble

i know hackney doesnt have its own waste sitebut was wondering why i'm getting more callsto take awa »

Cash for your Opinion!

I am looking for creative articulate people of all ages to participate in informal - immediate cash »

yeah! Hackney user testers

Hi all, I'm underway with a bit of a new structure to the site and I need some people to test out fu »

Recommendation for good local dentist

Can anyone recommend a good local dentist? I have been neglecting my gnashers due to fear of dentist »

Pronunciation course Stage 1 & 2

Richard Hollingworth is teaching Pronunciation Stage 1 & 2 in Hackney and Walthamstow this term. »

Hackney-ites in the new year’s honours lists 2014

2 awards have been made in 2014 new year's honours list for services to Hackney.The first is a CBE t »

Hackney Social recruiting Mums

Hackney Social is a not for profit digital consultancy in Hackney and recently launched a new initia »

This is actually shameless PR

There is a new bar restaurant in Hackney Wick called Number 90. It is at the canal end of Wallis Roa »

Santa at The Tower 14th Dec

Father Christmas is looking forward to welcoming the children of Hackney to his amazing grotto in St »

Britannia under new management?

It looks like the Britannia pub by Well Street Common has rebranded or changed management, and will »

Launch party for new dating site hhhello.com 29th Nov

From hhhello.com:  »

Looking for business’s to join media collaboration

HiI am starting a swimwear label launching in 2014 and I'm creating a project to generate press for »

The Idiots Are Winning 3rd Birthday w/ Tom Demac (Live) & Chris Duckenfield 6th Dec

Dance Tunnel 95 Kingsland High St, E8 2PB London Bit of an exciting one for us this party peopl »

New vintage interiors shop on Dalston Lane – ”Proper Old”

It's been open a few weeks now - a new vintage interiors shop at 73 Dalston Lane (near Pembury junti »

What’s happening in Hackney Downs?

Hello all! I'm a student journalist from City working on the Hackney Post. I'm covering Hackney Down »

David White

Really sorry to hear about this. I'm sure many of those that post here know him much better than me »

MYIP: Lovely co-working space in Hackney Wick

Hello. I've just joined a coworking space in Hackney Wick. They're asking for help getting the word »