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  • Recycling to change in Stoke Newington

    By JulieGK at 13:56 on 26/02/13
    Recycling collections set to change in Stoke Newington.
    stoke newington 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...
  • What do you think about Hackney Council's Equality Policy?

    By Sophie_RT at 22:34 on 30/01/12
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    Hackney Council is asking residents and service users to give their opinion on its Equalities Policy over the next few weeks. The policy relates to the measuring of equality in the borough, and is linked to the Sustainable Community Strategy, both of which seek to improve opportunities and increase equality prosperity for stakeholders in Hackney. The following three objectives are up for discussion as part of the review of the...
  • Get your free designer bags from Hackney markets to help promote sustainable living in 2012

    By Sophie_RT at 22:43 on 21/01/12
    Hackney Council are celebrating the borough's much-loved markets in 2012
    Hackney Council have announced plans to introduce our very own 'designer' tote bags to celebrate market-culture and sustainable living in the borough. The Council have comissioned four international artists, all working out of Hackney in 2012 to design limited edition cotton tote bags which will be given out at four of our local markets, in return for tokens to be earnt from stalls. The first opportunity to get your hands on one of...
  • Public Notice: Hackney Council and local police warn of phone scam in the borough

    By Sophie_RT at 20:41 on 14/08/11
    Phone scam has hit Hackney
    Police and Hackney Council are warning residents of a scam currently targeting the Borough, and attempting to obtain bank details over the phone. The scam has been used in other areas of the Capital, but cases are now being reported in Hackney. Crooks are phoning residents and pretending to be Council or Treasury employees, before explaining that a payment or refund is due on your Council Tax bill. They then request bank details in...
  • Recycling scheme for the disposal of small electric items in Stoke Newington

    By Sophie_RT at 17:48 on 06/08/11
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    WEEE banks are the rather uncatchy name of Stokey's new recycling points for small electicals. Being launched all over the place, N16 has got itself two of the disposal units, which are targeted at broken items such as remote controls, phone chargers and hairdryers. There is one in the carpark of Morrisons supermarket, and one on Lordship Road, between Lordship Terrace and Lordship Grove and they are the convenient green-option for...

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