Sistah Space Win Agreement With Hackney Council Over Premises Dispute

Following independent mediation domestic violence charity Sistah Space has reached agreement with Hackney Council on its long running dispute over premises.  They will now re-enter the location in Mare Street they were denied access to by the Council for over 4 weeks on a new temporary license t...

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Save Sistah Space

Last week we stood in solidarity with the Hackney community at a demo outside Hackney Town Hall to demand that domestic violence charity Sistah Space get to stay in their current location, where they are better able to help those in need, rather than be moved back to their old site that they say ...

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Support Domestic Violence Charity Sistah Space In Their Battle To Be Given Suitable Premises

Liberal Democrat London Assembly Member Caroline Pidgeon has written to the Mayor of London asking him to intervene to ensure Sistah Space, a charity who provide specialist support for African & Caribbean heritage women and girls affected by domestic violence, have a suitable premises in whic...

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Delays in Covid Small Business Grant Payouts

The Hackney Liberal Democrats have called for clarity on why Hackney Council are behind other London Boroughs in paying out vital Covid business grants to those in need of a lifeline. The grant packages pay £10,000 for businesses whose premises have a rateable value of less than £15,000 or get sm...

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