A huge thank you to everyone who has stood with us since Hackney Council voted through new restrictions on nightlife.
Our campaign made national headlines – with thousands of Hackney residents speaking out against new rules that are a gift to big corporates and soulless chains.
We want to do everything we can to save the independent, creative and diverse spirit of our borough. So, we have taken legal advice from Philip Kolvin QC, the barrister who successfully saved Fabric nightclub in Islington.
And we need your help.
In order to be better able to challenge the Council, support, defend and promote Hackney’s incredible nightlife, We Love Hackney is now no longer just a database of residents, a website and a Twitter account. We are a not-for-profit company. This will help us to continue what we have been doing in a more structured and sustainable way.
As well as representing the local community – people who care about Hackney’s creative and independent spirit and want to protect its future – through our campaigning, We Love Hackney should also be owned by local residents. So, we are looking for as many Hackney residents as possible to become shareholders in the new organisation.
If you would like to help us defend a diverse nightlife by becoming a shareholder in We Love Hackney, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll be in touch.
We Love Hackney