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  • Recycling to change in Dalston

    By JulieGK at 13:48 on 26/02/13
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    Dalston residents will notice a change in their recycling from Friday, March 1 as the service becomes easier to use. Green sacks, replacing green boxes will be used by residents in street level properties, flats above shops and on low rise estates. The recyclable sacks will contain all dry recycling and are designed to solve problems people have had with the old green box service. Previously, recycling in green boxes was sorted by...
  • Victoria Park Fireworks Replaced by 3 Smaller Events in Tower Hamlets

    By ABattisby at 14:41 on 02/11/11
    Victoria Park Fireworks
    Victoria Park Fireworks have been cancelled by Tower Hamlets Council this year, on grounds of health and safety. Dalston People announced the decision in March this year. Instead of the annual free fireworks extravaganza, the event will now be split into three smaller, more localised events across Tower Hamlets. The smaller fireworks displays will be held at Weavers Fields in Bethnal Green, Millwall Park in Mudchute, and Bartlett...
  • Stoke Newington Library Closed for Improvements

    By ABattisby at 20:14 on 08/05/11
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    Stoke Newington Library will be closed for improvements from tomorrow until the 17th May 2011. The planned work is part of Hackney Council's continued investment and improvement of its library service.  When Stoke Newington Library re-opens customers will be able to borrow books, DVDs and pay fines at the newly installed self service kiosks. This will free library staff to spend more time supporting the customers that want a...
  • Have your say on the future of Hackney’s Libraries and Archives

    By ABattisby at 17:23 on 11/04/11
    Bookworms! Have your say.
    Hackney Council are to hold a public consultation into the future of Hackney's Libraries and Archives. The consultation will aim to find out residents opinions on libraries in the borough and takes place from 18 April till 27 June 2011.  Hackney Council is keeping all eight of its libraries open and wants to hear what local people, whether they use libraries or not, think of the plans for the future, set out in the Library and...
  • "Most important" census is coming to Hackney

    By ABattisby at 22:33 on 22/02/11
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    Hackney Council is urging its citizens to play a part in the future funding of the borough. The Mayor of Hackney is urging every household to fill in the census forms to get more money for local services. He said: "This year's census will be one of the most important ever for people in Hackney."   The 2011 census questionnaire is set to be delivered in Hackney on the 27 March. Through the census the Office of National...

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