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Hackney councillors received no training in bullying and harassment in 2018 because none of them booked a place on the course – which was scrapped as a result.

Hackney Council has spent a whopping £2million to keep former employees quiet in the last five years, the Gazette can reveal.

The Tory candidate for mayor of London has condemned a “horrific” homophobic “acid attack” in Dalston, after its cowardly perpetrators were jailed last month.

The Office of National Statistics (ONS) has chosen Tower Hamlets as one of two London boroughs that will help the agency rehearse for the 2021 census.

Members of the Hackney South and Shoreditch Labour party have voted “overwhelmingly” to support unions’ campaign against the council’s sacking of a shop steward.

Hundreds of council workers could strike after a union rep at the centre of the town hall’s bullying row lost an appeal over her sacking.

This statement was submitted by the Hackney North and Stoke Newington Labour Party and we reproduce it here in full.

Councillors want the Prime Minister to rule out a “no deal” Brexit and extend Article 50 if needed.

The first steps in getting into healthcare careers are being made for students and secondary pupils across east London with today’s launch of a programme “to secure the future of the NHS”.

The Tory party chief on Hackney Council is getting a pay rise as the leader of the sole opposition.

The London Assembly member for Hackney, Islington and Waltham Forest has announced she will not contest her seat in the next election after 20 years service.

Vulnerable children from Hackney and Islington are being groomed to deal drugs hundreds of miles away – and rented out to gangs.

Unions’ campaign to stamp out an alleged culture of bullying and racism at the town hall has won the backing of Labour members in one Hackney ward.

Drivers of Hackney’s school buses are threatening strike action in the new term in a row over split-shift payments.

Not one councillor turned up to a public meeting held by unions accusing the town hall of having a culture of bullying, racism and harassment.

A Dalston solicitor is under investigation over housing fraud allegations.

Three major unions who are taking on Hackney Council over an alleged culture of bullying, harassment and racism are holding a meeting for victims to share their experiences.

Hundreds of supporters turned up for the ninth annual ‘red run’ at Victoria Park to mark the 30th anniversary of the first World Aids Day.

The Green Party staged a demo outside a council consultation about the future of Dalston on Tuesday night, urging them to “get tough on developers”.

A rough sleeper being treated in hospital faces the stark choice of returning to a ‘building site’ B&B - or discharge to the streets.

The town hall has commissioned an independent investigation into unions’ claims there is a culture of “bullying, harassment and racism” within its workforce, insisting it has a “zero-tolerance” approach.

Spoof billboards declaring Brexit to be a collaboration between Russia and the UK have cropped up in Stoke Newington and Bethnal Green.

Unions say there is a “culture of bullying, harassment and racism” at Hackney Council and one has threatened possible strike action unless there is a full independent investigation.

Hackney has stumped up an extra £5.9million to pay for its fire door replacement programme – taking the total expected cost for the work to £25.5m.

Councillors again rounded on transport chiefs over the planned bus cuts at a town hall meeting last week.

Youngsters were reported missing more than 700 times last year in Hackney, new figures show.

Penny Wrout has won the by-election in Victoria ward, after Alex Kuye was forced to step down less than six months after being elected.

Voters in the south of Hackney are heading to the polls this morning for the Victoria ward by-election.

Wireless promoters defended the music festival at a licence review hearing last night, saying it is a “celebration of grime music” that causes no public nuisance.

A Hackney Council worker claims she was the victim of racist discrimination at her call centre after a manager said to her while she rolled a cigarette: “I hope you are not smoking marijuana in work time.”

Hackney’s mayor’s office has struggled to deal with the number of complaints escalated to the council’s top table over the last year.

Candidates from all the main parties have been announced ahead of a by-election in Victoria Ward.

Hackney Council wants to trial the government’s Housing First programme as it looks for new ways to shrink its 12,600-strong waiting list.

Hackney Council has defended its homeless services in the wake of a damning report by a health watchdog.

The proposed new boundaries for Hackney’s constituencies are unchanged, after the final recommendations were published by the Boundary Commission this morning.

A Hackney councillor has been forced to step down from his position due to ill-health less than six months after being elected.

Youngsters at risk of sexual exploitation will benefit from a £1million grant awarded to Hackney Council by the Home Office.

A new charity offering free immigration advice to EU citizens living in the UK has launched its self-help guide to answer their questions: “What do I do now?”.

Hackney is the first council to officially oppose the criminalisation of Windrush familes, celebrate Windrush Day and call for a public enquiry into the scandal.

A troubled young man found dead in his Upper Clapton flat should have been saved, says a neighbour who made 200 calls in a year about his problem behaviour.

The bitter row over Hackney’s hugely unpopular new licensing policy is still raging a week on – with neither side showing any sign of calling it a night.

Hackney mayor Phil Glanville is not happy with Crossrail 2 bosses who have ignored issues surrounding a ventilation shaft in Shoreditch Park in their latest update.

Transport minister Jo Johnson has agreed to consider alternatives to Network Rail’s impending sale of its 4,555 railway arches to one buyer.

The Bishop of Stepney is leaving through ill health after seven years as east London’s ‘campaigning church leader’ tacking the government for social justice.

Sadiq Khan had a kickabout on Mabley Green this morning to launch his summer project to fund activities for kids.

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