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VIDEO: Anti-fascists clash with lone counter-protester at LD50 Gallery 

25 Feb

These were the scenes on Tottenham Road in Dalston this morning as anti-fascist protesters clashed with a lone counter-protester.


Warming up the Wick: community’s charity coat rack heats up 

24 Feb

Warm hearts: people come from all over to donate their wares.


LD50 owner says ‘funny’ alt-right Twitter account had done ‘press’ for her Dalston gallery 

24 Feb

LD50 owner says ‘funny’ alt-right Twitter account had done ‘press’ for her Dalston gallery 10 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> The Dalston art gallery chief at the centre of a national “neo-Nazi” storm says she publicly linked LD50 to an ...


LD50 owner says ‘funny’ alt-right Twitter account had done ‘press’ for her Dalston gallery 

24 Feb

The Dalston art gallery chief at the centre of a national “neo-Nazi” storm says she publicly linked LD50 to an apparent alt-right Twitter account because it was “funny”.


Businesses in Hackney mount campaign against government’s ‘crippling’ business rate hikes 

24 Feb

Independent traders from East London joined business experts at a campaign summit this morning to discuss the crippling impact the government’s planned business rate increase – which they say could see many firms close “by virtue of their post ...


Car overturns in Green Lanes near Clissold Park 

24 Feb

A car has flipped in Green Lanes this morning, closing the road near Clissold Park.


Motorcyclist rushed to hospital after colliding with a car in De Beauvoir 

24 Feb

A man has been rushed to hospital after his motorcycle collided with a car in De Beauvoir this morning.


Government drive by Department of Education for more London apprentices 

23 Feb

A new campaign by the Department for Education is urging small companies to take on apprentices.


Benefactor of controversial LD50 art gallery denies interest or involvement in its activities 

23 Feb

Controversial: LD50 art gallery on Tottenham Road.


Shoreditch pupils have ‘bad hair’ day raising £8,000 for Gt Ormond Street 

23 Feb

Passers-by got a shock at home time when pupils and teachers came out of the school gate in their lacquered backcombed hair or crazy wigs.


Stamford Hill ambulance charity Hatzola gets new headquarters in 130-home estate plan 

23 Feb

Volunteer paramedics will get a new ambulance station as part of a 130-home development in Stamford Hill.


Planning group quits after Hackney Council cuts funding 

23 Feb

Volunteers who scrutinise planning applications in Hackney’s conservation areas say they will no longer do the work because Hackney Council has stopped sending them the documents.


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Hackney hyperlocal »

Where to find the best pancakes in East London 

25 Feb

Pancake Day is fast approaching so we’ve tracked down the Top 10 spots to grab yourself a pancake in East London.


Come and visit Well Street Market on Saturday 4 March – 10am – 4pm 

24 Feb

  Come and support Well Street Market on Saturday 4th March 10am – 4pm.


Moonshine Lounge looking for extension 

24 Feb

The Moonshine Lounge, at 85 Kingsland High Street, has applied for a ‘variation of premises licence to extend live music, recorded music, performance of dance, anything if similar description, late night refreshment refreshment and supply of ...


Homeless under a railway as near by the Hackney Fashion Hub flogs luxury to the affluent 

24 Feb

Upscale: this way for high couture THE SIGNS PICTURED at left demonstrate council success in encouraging big business into Hackney.


Hackney resident has completed a 9,600-mile bike ride around Latin America 

24 Feb

Bolivia’s salt flats.


Police cadets donate bikes to Gambia 

22 Feb

Cadet with bike recipients, Pic – @Bikes2Gambia (Twitter) Volunteer police cadets from Hackney delivered bikes to disadvantaged children in Gambia yesterday (February 21).


TEDxEASTEND returns to Hackney 

22 Feb

Hackney Empire.


Police use Twitter to catch burglars 

21 Feb

Police cadets delivering crime prevention advice.


The most important buildings in the world: they are in Hackney and they are happening now 

21 Feb

Vincent Stops , head of the borough’s planning committee, hails a Hackney building revolution  RISING UP in Hackney is a cluster of buildings that are the most important in the world.


Trump Muslim ban prompts a press release from Hackney’s Assembly rep praising a Labour motion 

17 Feb

Trump: immigration barriers for Muslims from seven countries THE REFUGEE CRISIS has led to a lot of talk among Londoners but, in Hackney, little action, despite the eagerness of local people to help.


Day out to ‘London Transport Museum’ 

17 Feb

Tenants and Residents Join us for a day out on Saturday 04th March 2017 to London Transport Museum See Flyer Below for How to Reserve Tickets.


Alden and Broadway Community Vegetable Garden – Needs Volunteers 

17 Feb

  Alden and Broadway Community Vegetable Garden   Come and Join us this Spring and Summer – Every Sunday A new Community Vegetable Garden area created specially for the tenants and residents of Alden and Broadway Estates, so we can grow ...


WELL STREET – YOUR STREET’ MEETING report 

17 Feb

‘WELL STREET – YOUR STREET’ MEETING WEDNESDAY 15th FEBRUARY 2017.


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Close down the LD50 gallery in Dalston. No passeran. 

24 Feb

https://shutdownld50.


HCLC double amputee client wins ESA case! 

23 Feb

Good news for our client Julius Holgate ! On Wednesday 22nd February 2017, Julius ( pictured right with his HCLC caseworker Marcin Brajta ) received a letter from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) informing him that it would no longer refuse...


Who ate all the pies? 

22 Feb

When the manufactured scandal has blown over and the dust has settled, the name of Sutton United`s reserve goalkeeper will return mercifully to deserved obscurity in about the same time as it takes to invent another scandal for the back pages of ...


Corby 

21 Feb

To: Gaz From: Baz 2 hours ago Message: This has come straight from Rupert...


Hackney Energy back on the launch pad 

20 Feb

Hackney Energy, first meeting in 2017: Tuesday 28 February, 7.30pm, at The Talbot, Englefield Road.


Welcome Sonia! 

20 Feb

Hackney Community Law Centre is delighted to welcome Sonia Lenegan to the team as our new immigration solicitor! Sonia ( pictured right ) joined Hackney Community Law Centre in January 2017, having previously volunteered at South West London Law ...


Fake news 

19 Feb

Dateline: Saturday 18th August 2017 Newly elected British Prime Minister Keir Starmer has caused further controversy just two days into office by signing a series of executive orders distancing the United Kingdom from formal agreements made by his ...


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Politicians »

Prime Minister’s Questions 

8 Feb

Prime Minister’s Questions is the most popular and well attended question session in Parliament.


Health Questions 

8 Feb

On Tuesday 7 February I asked the Health Secretary about funding in our NHS .


Taking struggling residents out of Council Tax 

2 Feb

by Councillor James Peters p.


Gardening trip with De Beauvoir Estate TRA & De Beauvoir Gardeners 

22 Jan

by Councillor James Peters Yesterday, I invited members of the De Beauvoir Estate tenants and residents' association (or the "TRA") and members of the De Beauvoir Gardeners to visit estate gardening projects in the east of Hackney.


Fire station development approved with no affordable housing, none 

20 Jan

by Councillor James Peters Last Wednesday, I went to the planning meeting at the Town Hall about the building planned for the site of the old fire station on Kingsland Road.


We must never forget the Holocaust 

19 Jan

We must never forget the Holocaust.


Prime Minister unable to guarantee future of Hackney’s EU citizens 

18 Jan

I have been contacted by hundreds of constituents since the UK’s decision to leave the European Union.


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LocalGov »

Carbon Bubble Risk, Pension Fund Fiduciary Duty & Risks To Local Taxpayers Through LGPS Underfunding and Exposure to Investment Losses in Defined Benefit Schemes 

26 Feb

Request to Hackney Borough Council by Joel M Benjamin .


Summit held over Business Rates hike 

24 Feb

Independent traders, local leaders and business experts held a summit on how they can keep up the pressure on Government to rethink its huge hikes in business rates.


Bus shelter matrix graffiti and not working, 24th February 

24 Feb

Bus shelter C802 Green Lanes not working and has been graffitied for about a week now.


Construction starts on new Hackney Marshes pavilion 

23 Feb

Hackney Council is working in partnership with the Football Foundation and the England and Wales Cricket Board to build a new high-quality changing facility at North Marsh.


New ambulance station for ‘lifesaving’ volunteer group 

23 Feb

Volunteer paramedics have welcomed a deal that will see them expand their lifesaving work by moving into new Stamford Hill premises as part of Hackney Councils ambitious regeneration programme.


The report of the 1997 inquiry into "The Trotter Affair" JK Barratt 

23 Feb

Response by Hackney Borough Council to Cathy Fox on 23 February 2017 .


The report of the 1997 inquiry into "The Trotter Affair" JK Barratt 

22 Feb

Follow up sent to Hackney Borough Council by Cathy Fox on 22 February 2017 .


Reduced overall benefit cap- numbers and average benefit deduction 

22 Feb

Response by Hackney Borough Council to Robert Claridge on 22 February 2017 .


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Local sport »

Another high turnout recorded for our Concorde group riders. 

25 Feb

Lavern and Jaden 5th February 2017 This week another high turnout was recorded for our Concorde group of riders at 19 youngsters strong; we're running out of space bikes here ! Before heading out It was thought best to travel from Homerton...


Local Group News: March 2017 

20 Feb

London Cycling Campaign has a network of over 30 Local Groups across London, one per borough.


Will Norman starts as first full time Cycling & Walking Commissioner 

15 Feb

In the week following the tragic deaths of three cyclists in London , Will Norman, the new Cycling Walking Commissioner has begun his job.


Women’s Tour comes to London 

15 Feb

Sadiq Khan, Val Shawcross and Olympian Katie Archibald were at Tower Bridge this morning to announce London will host the Women's Tour for the first time.


5 reasons to love Mini-Hollands 

9 Feb

Its not long now until the new Walking and Cycling Commissioner finally steps into post.


Cycling and walking schemes only way forward says LCC, following three fatalities in one day 

8 Feb

Monday morning saw three fatalities on Londons roads within hours of each other three sets of families and friends devastated by these tragic collisions.


Safer Cycling for Families Data Project 

2 Feb

Joyride and the London Cycling Campaign have partnered on a project to trial new data collection technology.


LCC members help build a street-by-street air pollution map of London 

1 Feb

In August we invited LCC members to register for free CleanSpace tags to help map Londons polluted air and find how good or bad the air quality is on their journeys.


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Leyton Orient »

Stats: Leyton Orient v Cheltenham 

25 Feb

Stats: Leyton Orient v Cheltenham Vitalfootball:Leyton Orient:25/02/2017 19:08:00 All the stats from Leyton Orient (0) vs (1) Cheltenham, Brisbane Road, 25/2/17 Att: 4,747...


Leyton Orient v Cheltenham – Team Sheets 

25 Feb

Leyton Orient v Cheltenham - Team Sheets Vitalfootball:Leyton Orient:25/02/2017 14:29:00 Leyton Orient are at Brisbane Road with Cheltenham the visitors for the latest League 2 game.


MATCH PREVIEW: Leyton Orient v Cheltenham Town – League Two 

25 Feb

For the second week in a row, Leyton Orient host a relegation rival.


Orient v Cheltenham – Follow Live On Twitter 

24 Feb

Orient v Cheltenham - Follow Live On Twitter Vitalfootball:Leyton Orient:24/02/2017 15:33:00 Leyton Orient are at Brisbane Road with Cheltenham the visitors today, this will be a 3pm kick-off.


Vital Preview – League 2, 25th February 2017 

24 Feb

Vital Preview - League 2, 25th February 2017 Vitalfootball:Leyton Orient:24/02/2017 10:46:00 The 2016-17 season continues with the latest round of games this weekend.


Webb – Kelly Ban Excessive 

23 Feb

Webb - Kelly Ban Excessive Vitalfootball:Leyton Orient:23/02/2017 07:44:00 Danny Webb doesn't condone what Liam Kelly did at Plymouth recently but the Leyton Orient boss feels the ban issued was 'excessive' whereas three games ...


Match Day Officials v Cheltenham (25/2/17) 

22 Feb

Match Day Officials v Cheltenham (25/2/17) Vitalfootball:Leyton Orient:22/02/2017 20:32:00 The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Cheltenham Town this Saturday.


More Reliable Than A League 2 Octopus? (22/2/17) 

21 Feb

More Reliable Than A League 2 Octopus? (22/2/17) Vitalfootball:Leyton Orient:21/02/2017 16:25:00 Time for the new special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final League Two positions for 2016/17.


Who Serves A Suspension This Week – 22/2/17 

21 Feb

Who Serves A Suspension This Week - 22/2/17 Vitalfootball:Leyton Orient:21/02/2017 16:12:00 Here's a list of all the players currently serving, or under a suspension at the beginning of the week that will potentially keep them out of contention...


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Business »

Homeless under a railway as near by the Hackney Fashion Hub flogs luxury to the affluent 

24 Feb

Upscale: this way for high couture THE SIGNS PICTURED at left demonstrate council success in encouraging big business into Hackney.


Footfall frenzy breaks out in Dalston as Marks and Spencer announces a huge Foodhall in E8 

11 Feb

MARKS AND SPENCER is returning to Dalston.


A cinema opens in Hackney this week in a venue that last showed a movie almost 60 years ago 

31 Jan

FROM THIS weekend, Hackney’s two cinemas, the Picturehouse and Rio, will be joined by a third.


Why the tax office will have to continue to wait for the money it says it’s owed by Mr London Fields Brewery 

26 Jan

“Jules” Wilkinson, co-founder of London Fields Brewery, at its press launch in 2011 THE REVENUE’S ATTEMPT to retrieve almost £1 million owed to it by London Fields Brewery has hit another setback.


ATMs might charge for withdrawals as banks meet to discuss ways of taking more money from us 

22 Jan

Only for the affluent: the TFC-located machine makes the withdrawal fee clear TIRED OF BEING CAUGHT OUT by cash dispensers that make whopping charges for their services? Soon you may be unable to find an ATM that doesn’t.


From revolution to restaurant clusters: Time Out reads Shoreditch as part of a ‘growth strategy’ 

4 Jan

TIME OUT first landed on the streets of London in 1968, when young revolutionaries rattled governments in France, the US and other countries.


Haggerston Baths will stay dry. A century of serving Hackney people ends as developers fail to save pool 

5 Dec

Grand opening: the Edwardians knew how to throw a launch party HAGGERSTON BATHS will be closed to swimmers for ever.


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Features »

lnder #195: dave buonaguidi 

24 Feb

Here’s a maths problem for you: When a picture is worth a thousand words, how many words is a picture worth if it’s got words on it? Well perhaps our LDNER this week, Dave Buonaguidi will have the answer, as he gave up his job in 2014 and gave ...


via @robmozza 

22 Feb

via @robmozza...


Job opportunity 

22 Feb

OrganicLea is looking for new co-op members! Do you share a passion for developing and delivering a sustainable community food enterprise? Can you combine strategic development with day to day operational delivery? Are you excited by spanners and ...


#JULIA SAYS 

22 Feb

Do you sometimes feel you need some structure in your life or do you prefer a few surprises along the way? There’s something to be said for regular nights out in London, that’s not to say the nights themselves are full of surprises! Take this ...


Athena: Rip-roaring Eagle Saturdays 

22 Feb

18/02/17: Conjuring images of baby-hugging hunks from dark and forgotten recesses of our long-vanished pubescence, Athena is the name given to a brand new monthly Saturday night at the Eagle in Vauxhall.


Lipsync1000 Heat 1 

22 Feb

15/02/17: Well, well, well! Lipsync1000 has officially KICKED OFF at The Glory! And what a kick-off it was! There were FOUR celebrity guest judges; Ben Henry, who writes those Buzzfeed quizzes about whether you’d rather have sex with a pork pie or ...


Top Five: Noodle Bars 

22 Feb

We are noodle obsessed at the moment here at London Living, simply because the options are endless.


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Arts & culture »

One of those wonderful moments where nobody knows what’s going on 

22 Feb

Went to the latest Kammer Klang gig a couple of weeks ago.


New Gig, New Album (+ free offer) 

20 Feb

It’s a busy week.


In memory of Tim Gebbels 

17 Feb

We recently learnt with great sadness that our friend, colleague and collaborator Tim Gebbels passed away.


Belated footnote re Giuliano d’Angiolini 

15 Feb

Something I forgot to mention when discussing the recent CDs of music by Dante Boon and Giuliano d’Angiolini.


The run up to press night 

13 Feb

When we began rehearsals at Bradbury Studios (Graeae Headquarters) on 9 January, opening night and The Royal Exchange seemed far far away.


On this day, 13 February 2000 

13 Feb

A response by Stuart Hall Library Artist in Residence Ting-Ting Cheng It was a Sunday morning.


Beware of Pity: Watch Live, Sunday 12th Feb 

11 Feb

Head back to this page at 3pm on Sunday 12th February for a front row view of Complicite’s adaptation the Stefan Zweig classic, Beware of Pity, live from the Barbican.


Signed copies of David Keenan’s ‘This is Memorial Device’ with free zine and badge! 

10 Feb

We have a very limited number of signed copies of David Keenan’s debut novel, This is Memorial Device, with accompanying zine, Go Ahead and Drop the Bomb, and a Memorial Device badge.


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Schools »

Hoop Shooting Magic! 

24 Feb

Hoop shooting magic and great play today from Team GB at event 5 of the  Young Hackney  Little Hoops Basketball League.


Proud 

24 Feb

The staff at St Matthias are overwhelmed with pride.


Perfect Pottery After School Club Blooming 

24 Feb

Take a look at these spiffing Sunflower bowls and marbled beads created with love by our Potters at Perfect Pottery After School club under the expert guidance of Potter extraordinaire, Clare.


Feel Good Thursday picking up momentum – Boxercise today! 

24 Feb

Join us on Thursdays (term time) at 9am -10am Free! Fit! Fun! Parents PE with our super Fit for Sport coaches.


Cycle Pit Stops 

22 Feb

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Radnor Hills Taster Day 

22 Feb

As part of the Healthy Lifestyles, we are trying to introduce a healthier drink that children can buy from the school tuck shop.


World Book Day-Do Something Booky Today! 

22 Feb

World Book Day takes place on Thursday 2nd March 2017 and we would like to invite you to join us in helping your child to make the most out of this special occasion.


Receptionist/Administrator 

22 Feb

Receptionist/Administrator Part-Time (20 hours per week) Term Time Only Salary: Scale 3, Point 14-17 £19,947-£20,985 (Actual Salary £9,262 – £9,744 per annum) (Plus performance related bonuses and other benefits) View/download: Job Pack ...


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Events »

lnder #195: dave buonaguidi 

24 Feb

Here’s a maths problem for you: When a picture is worth a thousand words, how many words is a picture worth if it’s got words on it? Well perhaps our LDNER this week, Dave Buonaguidi will have the answer, as he gave up his job in 2014 and gave ...


Cut Festival – The Art of Barbering takes place this weekend across East London 

22 Feb

Chavosos by Hick Duarte Cut Festival – The Art of Barbering 24th February – 5th March Tickets: £6/8 Box office: http://www.


loti eats: perilla 

21 Feb

After first impressing us at their pop-up down south, Perilla moved into our neighbourhood, located in a pretty site on Newington Green with big windows, rickety wooden furniture and a warm, cosy feel.


loti eats: l’antica pizzeria da michele 

20 Feb

Unless you’ve been on a digital detox for the last couple of months there’s a big chance you’ll have seen the news about L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele AKA the world’s best pizza coming to Stoke Newington.


ldner #194: emma sharp 

17 Feb

Thought you knew everything about earrings? Think again.


goodhood yard sale 

15 Feb

Stuff fashion week, Goodhood is back with another Yard Sale this weekend.


backyard cinema: the last chapel 

15 Feb

You’d better be ready for action because Backyard Cinema is putting on an immersive Tarantino-themed season.


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London Ambulance Service responds to Storm Doris 

23 Feb

We have attended 17 weather-related incidents so far today including road traffic collisions, wall and building collapses and trees being blown over by Storm Doris.


Victory for Brigade campaign as Whirlpool change faulty dryer advice 

22 Feb

After a six month long campaign by London Fire Brigade, white goods’ giant Whirlpool has finally told consumers to unplug dangerous, faulty tumble dryers.


No working smoke alarms in vast majority of 2017 fatal fires 

17 Feb

Over half of all dwelling fires that the Brigade attended last year did not have a smoke alarm that worked or sounded.


Right place right time as off-duty Stuart assists collapsed ferry passenger 

16 Feb

Proving our firefighters are never truly off duty, Stuart McDonald from Battersea blue watch was travelling on an Isle of Wight ferry recently when he stepped in to assist a fellow passenger who had keeled over with severe chest pains.


Leadership team strengthened with two new non-executive directors 

13 Feb

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‘Fate’ brings man together with paramedic who helped save his life 

13 Feb

A Bromley man had a chance encounter with the paramedic who helped to save his life three years after he almost died.


‘Fate’ brings man together with paramedic who helped save his life 

13 Feb

A Bromley man had a chance encounter with the paramedic who helped to save his life three years after he almost died.


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