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UPDATED: Hackney Council explains it’s decision to halt fox cull

UPDATED: Hackney Council explains it’s decision to halt fox cull

SCROLL TO BOTTOM OF PAGE TO READ LATEST STATEMENT FROM HACKNEY COUNCIL, ON DECISION TO POSTPONE FOX CULLIn a tweet this evening Hackney council has announced they are halting their fox culling procedure, with the promise of a full statement on it tomorrow. Hackney Hive was first to report on the intended culling this morning, after a […]

EXCLUSIVE: Hackney Council to cull foxes in Clissold Park

EXCLUSIVE:  Hackney Council to cull foxes in Clissold Park

It has been brought to Hackney Hives attention, that Hackney Councils Parks Department is to begin the culling of foxes in the coming week. The source who tipped me off wants to remain anonymous, but was concerned about the  secrecy surrounding the culling saying: “There has been no public consultation and employees have been told […]

Third Annual Festival of Yoruba Arts and Culture @ Clissold Park Saturday 28 July

Third Annual Festival of Yoruba Arts and Culture @ Clissold Park Saturday 28 July

This rich cultural festival is back for a third year. With Nigerians making up a large group of West Africans, who call Hackney home, it’s only fitting a festival celebrating the rich cultural heritage of the Yoruba people should take place in in the borough. Yoruba’s hail from the Western part of Nigeria…their native language […]

Second deer in one week found dead in Clissold Park

Second deer in one week found dead in Clissold Park

Another female deer was found dead in Stoke Newingtons Clissold Park on Sunday (20 February), just a week after a doe was found in the same park, believed to have been killed by a dog. Six months previously a deer was fatally injured during a break-in. The doe was reportedly found at approximately 4:00 pm […]

Clissold Park Firearm Seizure

Clissold Park Firearm Seizure

At about 10:25 pm last night (Thursday 4th November), alert CCTV camera operators at Hackney Council contacted the Police after noticing a group of men acting suspiciously, close to Queen Elizabeth Walk in Stoke Newington. On seeing the officers, the group legged it. An 18 year old man was arrested at the scene, and the […]