Labour refuses to act to restore 73 bus to Stamford Hill

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Hackney Labour refuses motion to ask Sadiq Khan to restore the 73 Bus to Stamford Hill.  Conservative leader, Simche Steinberger complains and accuses Sadiq of stealing Lib Dem idea for Hopper Fare. Full story in the Hackney Citizen


Chantal Encavey: A Voice for Hoxton

Lawyer and residents campaigner, Chantal Encavey will contest the Hoxton West by-election for the Liberal Democrats and is determined to give local people a voice.

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Lib Dems march against Brexit

Hackney mayoral candidate Dave Raval was among leading Liberal Democrats who joined a major demonstration this weekend in central London against the government's plans to leave the European Union.

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Dave Raval for Mayor

Dave Raval has been selected as the Liberal Democrat Party’s candidate for Hackney Mayor in next month’s election. 

He is standing on a platform to fight for the best possible relationship with the EU and also to endorse a new type of collaborative politics, by building a team from across different parties and communities, for the common good. 

Dave stood as the Lib Dem Parliamentary Candidate for Hackney South and Shoreditch in 2010, coming second, and more recently was the Joint borough organiser for the Remain campaign in Hackney during the European Referendum. 

A long standing Hackney resident, Dave is currently the CEO of a green start-up business and, amongst other things, is a qualified football referee. 

Polling takes place on 15 September


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Hackney Downs campaigner, Mohammed Sadiq says the Council need to take more precautions after several bikes were stolen from a cycle hangar on Jenner Road.

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By-election candidates chosen

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Ben stands up for Hackney Marsh - and "tree huggers"

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