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Watch this weekend’s weather forecast: It will be cold, but will there be snow? 

24 Feb

Video: Watch this weekend’s weather forecast: It will be cold, but will there be snow? 45 minutes ago Matthew Clemenson --> Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our three-minute Met Office video forecast.


Women traders to host Well Street Market’s first showing of 2018 

23 Feb

Addressing equality: a trader helps out a customer at Well Street Market.


Pet project: Hackney volunteers to tackle old age isolation using dogs 

23 Feb

Rev Pakula pets a pooch at a Sunday service for dogs last month.


Council tax rise confirmed as budget passed at Hackney Town Hall 

23 Feb

A council tax rise of 3 per cent was signed off this week as next year’s budget was voted through at the town hall.


Dalston law graduate who fought Brexit at supreme court launches free immigration advice service 

23 Feb

Tahmid Chowdhury has, in the last few years, raised £500,000 for a pressure group involved in the Article 50 supreme court case, founded a theatre company, twice been nominated for Forbes 30 Under 30.


Man charged with raping woman in Shoreditch 

23 Feb

Man charged with raping woman in Shoreditch 35 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A 20-year-old man has been charged with raping a woman in Shoreditch on Saturday.


Man charged with raping woman in Shoreditch 

23 Feb

A 20-year-old man has been charged with raping a woman in Shoreditch on Saturday.


Swan stranded under bridge following River Lea oil spill 

23 Feb

Best mates: the swans before one of them was rescued.


Supergroup working to improve mental health picture for young people growing up in Hackney 

23 Feb

Supergroup working to improve mental health picture for young people growing up in Hackney 36 minutes ago James Scott --> A supergroup of health bodies, agencies and charities are working together to improve the mental health picture for young people...


Supergroup working to improve mental health picture for young people growing up in Hackney 

23 Feb

A supergroup of health bodies, agencies and charities are working together to improve the mental health picture for young people growing up in Hackney.


Children protest SEND cuts at Hackney Town Hall as parents address council 

22 Feb

Outcry: children protest SEND changes outside Hackney Town Hall (Photo: Adam Barnett) Scores of children held a rally outside Hackney Town Hall last night protesting changes to funding for special education needs.


National Secular Society head gives backing to senior coroner Mary Hassell 

22 Feb

National Secular Society head gives backing to senior coroner Mary Hassell 9 minutes ago Harry Taylor --> The chief executive of a secular pressure group has backed under-fire inner north London senior coroner Mary Hassell, saying “religion shouldn...


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Well Street: First women’s market in Hackney 

25 Feb

    WELL STREET MARKET E9 is re-launching in style on March 3 with a women’s market from 10am to 4pm – most stalls run by women – to celebrate International Women’s Day.


Bleedin’ ’eck, oozing burger gets its tasting trial with the public in a Dalston vegan restaurant 

24 Feb

SUCH WAS THE promotion of the supposedly first vegan burger to “bleed” that queues were likely at the launch in Dalston.


Two of London’s oldest trees face felling after fungus attack 

24 Feb

London plane trees in Hackney Park, Pic: @ian_stephens Two of London’s oldest trees, situated in Clissold Park,  in Stoke Newington, are to be felled in the future  having been “colonised” by a root-rotting fungus.


Hackney’s Hipster line leaves London muggers behind as it extends weekend night services 

24 Feb

The link between north and southeast London has been seized on by millennials THE EXTENDED all-night weekend service on the slick railway that links Dalston with parts north and south has been so popular with millennials it has kept crime at bay.


Hackney police officer sentenced to community service after on-duty attack 

21 Feb

PC Mahmood (not pictured) is now on restricted duty.


The extraordinary story of how one woman set up a Shoreditch social enterprise by seeking out positivity 

21 Feb

Ruth Rogers reveals how she started a business from zero.


Eastern Curve Garden’s big bad neighbour is back! 

19 Feb

You may recall the outcry last spring about a big bad development which would cast our community Eastern Curve Garden into shade.


Toad’ll-oo, tickety-boo! Hackney Today will be there for you — still fortnightly, despite press protests 

13 Feb

HACKNEY TODAY, the freesheet that claims a circulation of more than 100,000, is winning its fight for the right to publish fortnightly.


Mayor to respond to issues troubling Hackney’s youths 

12 Feb

The discussion at ‘Hackney Wick Through Young Eyes’ report.


Pancake Day in Hackney: no batter is better 

12 Feb

Sugar and lemon crêpe at Le Merlin.


Designer for Beyoncé to work on £5million restoration of iconic Clapton church 

9 Feb

Church of St John-at-Hackney Pic:Josefine Henneberg A critically acclaimed artist who designed the closing ceremony of the London Olympics and stadium sets for Beyoncé and Adele will work on restoring the 18th century St John at Hackney Church.


East End entrepreneurs find money in Muslim dating: an app that can lead to love and marriage 

8 Feb

Kicking on: Muslim boys playing on a reserved court at London Fields in Hackney WHO’D HAVE THOUGHT there’d be money in a dating agency for Muslims.


Historic cemetery park gets £315,000 towards multi-million restoration plan 

7 Feb

Abney Park Cemetery.


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Nottingham Council Show TfL How It Should Be Done. 

20 Feb

TAXI LEAKS EXTRA BIT UP FRONT Nottingham council are showing the was forward.


Unique opportunity for Hackney schools 

19 Feb

Sustainable Hackney – Education for Sustainable Education (EfS) Network -  gave a presentation to the Hackney Primary Headteachers’ January meeting on the urgency of introducing EfS into their schools.


UOHC Publicly Rebuked 

17 Feb

In a rare act of public rebuke the full-page ad below was published in Hamodia anonymously but obviously by people in the communal educational sphere.


Hackney Unison AGM! Wednesday 21st Feb 12-2! [ get there earlier to register and for sandwiches!] And we’re back in the Town Hall! 

15 Feb

Calling ALL Unison members, Notice of Annual General Meeting on 21st February 2018: 1145 – 1400 in the Hackney Town Hall Assembly Rooms This year Hackney UNISON Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place between 12 – 1400 on Wednesday 21st ...


Air quality in the news 

11 Feb

Air quality has been in the news again over the past few weeks, and for all the wrong reasons - again.


TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE LOCAL ECONOMY 

11 Feb

Recently, we have seen the demise of the outsourcing mogul Carillion under a £1.5bn debt pile with a possible loss of up to 20,000 jobs in the UK.


An extra big smile! 

9 Feb

Hackney Fixers hosted a busy day of fixing on 3 rd February at the Redmond Centre, with over 50 people coming for help with their ailing electrical equipment and clothing.


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Politicians »

Why marketing is essential for every business to be a success 

7 Feb

The advertising and marketing market uses a varied variety of fascinating chances for specialists in the field to select from.


Renters can breathe easier 

25 Jan

Around 30% of all homes in Hackney are privately rented and Labour MP Karen Buck’s Bill requires landlords and agents to ensure rental properties are fit for human habitation.


The new company auditing procedure 

24 Jan

After examinations are done, the outcome exists through a comprehensive report then offered to the customer for their additional usage.


International tax and multi service review by Hackney Conservatives 

24 Jan

This treatment is an excellent method to assist customers who dealt with a deceitful service.


How To Become A Successful Job Applicant 

15 Jan

When you fill out a job application, do so as neatly as possible because if it is not done systematically, the hiring manager will not take the time required to try and read your application, they...


The Job Application Process 

15 Jan

Put yourself in the place of an average company manager and imagine his plight when he has to wade through scores of applicants for a particular job.


The Most Effective Task Application Methods 

5 Jan

Today I want to inform you on the world’s easiest and most effective task Application method.


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LocalGov »

Carriageway, 24th February 

24 Feb

Damage to carriageway Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 107 Lauriston Road, E9 Report on FixMyStreet...


Pushchair frame abandoned on pavement, 22nd February 

22 Feb

Outside Not 65/7 Navarino someone has abandoned a pushchair frame, minus the seat Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 55 Navarino Road, E8 Report on FixMyStreet...


Looked after children 2017 

22 Feb

Response by Hackney Borough Council to Christina Savage on 22 February 2018 .


Support Exempt Accommodation 

22 Feb

Response by Hackney Borough Council to Daniel A.


Well Street sisters are doin’ it for themselves 

22 Feb

Women will be taking over Well Street Market for the first market of 2018 on Saturday 3 March to coincide with International Womens Day and to help celebrate the centenary of women getting the right to vote.


Hackney first local authority to receive accreditation for in-house PGDIP Systemic training in Children’s social care 

21 Feb

Hackney Council has become the first local authority in the country, to receive accreditation for its postgraduate training in Systemic Theory and Practice within Childrens Social Care (Year 1).


Looked after children 2017 

21 Feb

Request sent to Hackney Borough Council by Christina Savage on 21 February 2018 .


SEND funding arrangements consultation: Update 

21 Feb

Hackney Council is set to work with parents, teachers and other stakeholders on proposals to ensure it can continue to deliver high quality provision for children and young people with special educational needs.


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Local sport »

2 minute action: let’s get a bigger ULEZ 

23 Feb

The Ultra-Low Emission Zone (also known as the ULEZ) is part of Sadiqs plan to cut the harmful levels of air pollution that Londoners are exposed to.


Local Group News: March 2018 

19 Feb

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


Young volunteers apply themselves – Youth Oportunities Fund 

16 Feb

Fawcett and Concorde bike club regulars Ahmed, Hasbi and Nihatcan have come together to work on Young Hackney's (Hackney Council) Youth Opportunities Fund (YOF) They are looking to win local government grant aid in order to carry out much ...


GROUPTEST: Rear Panniers 

14 Feb

Whether you're commuting or touring, panniers are a fantastic bike accessory for a few reasons.


Close the gates: all stakeholders agree to Regent’s Park CS11 plan 

12 Feb

Westminster City Council and Crown Estates Paving Commission have written to LCC to confirm they will not oppose closing the gates of Regents Park to through motor traffic as part of the proposed new Cycle Superhighway 11 (CS11).


GROUPTEST: Urban Backpacks 

12 Feb

While messenger bags may be widly regarded as the ultimate companion for any urban cyclist, backpacks are a practical, versatile (and might we add quite stylish) way of carrying all your daily necessities when traveling by bike, and today'...


Grouptest: Bikepacking Seatpacks 

6 Feb

If you like heading off the beaten track, the LCC team tests the latest bikepacking seatpacks to help you find the right pack to carry everything you need on your two-wheeled adventures: Alpkit Koala (regular) £70 alpkit.


The London Plan – shaping the lives of Londoners 

1 Feb

The London Plan, written afresh by every London mayor, is the defining document for all planning in the capital, setting the framework for all spatial development including housing, retail, education, business and leisure for the next 25 years...


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Leyton Orient »

MATCH PREVIEW: Leyton Orient v Gateshead – FA Trophy Quarter Final 

24 Feb

Leyton Orient return to Brisbane Road for an FA Trophy Quarter Final tie against Gateshead.


MATCH PREVIEW: Leyton Orient v Chester FC – National League 

20 Feb

Leyton Orient are on the road again as they travel to the Deva Stadium to face struggling Chester.


MATCH PREVIEW: Leyton Orient v Tranmere Rovers – National League 

10 Feb

Leyton Orient return to Brisbane Road for league action on Saturday, however, they will face a tough test against high-flying Tranmere Rovers.


MATCH PREVIEW: Dover Athletic v Leyton Orient – FA Trophy 

3 Feb

Leyton Orient turn their attention to cup action as they travel to Dover Athletic for a third-round FA Trophy tie.


MATCH PREVIEW: Leyton Orient v Aldershot Town – National League 

27 Jan

Leyton Orient return to action this weekend as they play host to Aldershot Town.


Vital Football Backs The Pride Of Britain Winner Appeal 

23 Jan

Vital Football Backs The Pride Of Britain Winner Appeal Vitalfootball:Leyton Orient:23/01/2018 12:13:00 Vital Football backing the Pride of Britain winner Moin's appeal.


MATCH PREVIEW: Leyton Orient v Boreham Wood – National League 

6 Jan

Leyton Orient will be looking to return to winning ways in their first home game of 2018.


MATCH PREVIEW: Leyton Orient v Bromley – National League 

30 Dec

Leyton Orient will be hoping to keep their winning streak going in their final game of 2017.


MATCH PREVIEW: Maidstone United v Leyton Orient – National League 

22 Dec

Leyton Orient turn their attention to the FA Trophy this weekend as they make the short trip to Coles Park to face Isthmian League North Division side Haringey Borough.


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Business »

Hackney’s Hipster line leaves London muggers behind as it extends weekend night services 

24 Feb

The link between north and southeast London has been seized on by millennials THE EXTENDED all-night weekend service on the slick railway that links Dalston with parts north and south has been so popular with millennials it has kept crime at bay.


The extraordinary story of how one woman set up a Shoreditch social enterprise by seeking out positivity 

21 Feb

Ruth Rogers reveals how she started a business from zero.


Toad’ll-oo, tickety-boo! Hackney Today will be there for you — still fortnightly, despite press protests 

13 Feb

HACKNEY TODAY, the freesheet that claims a circulation of more than 100,000, is winning its fight for the right to publish fortnightly.


Shoreditch office rents to rise as Tech City grows 

13 Feb

The boom in digital companies spending on digs in Tech City shows no sign of abating, with Shoreditch set to lead the way in the office rental market.


Lots of hope in the Rio report, less in the figures provided by the Dalston cinema bosses and board 

23 Jan

THE RIO CINEMA’S MANY FANS will be hoping the long-awaited second screen is getting the Dalston community organisation into shape.


Fintech firm IntegraFin is London's first float of the year 

22 Jan

Londons first stock market launch of the year was under way on Monday as a financial services firm set up above an Italian restaurant in Shoreditch nearly 20 years ago unveiled an estimated £500 million float.


Docklands commuters get their station back — and soon it will be bigger and better, says TfL 

4 Jan

CUSTOM HOUSE DLR station is to reopen, almost a year since it closed for work to modernise it and link it better to a new line.


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Features »

ldner #243 | chris barnes 

23 Feb

Chris Barnes has gone from graphic design to honey production after catching the bug for beekeeping.


Great Storm – Victoria Park 

23 Feb

London Plane Platanus X Hispanica.


fanny’s kebabs opens in stokey 

22 Feb

Fanny’s Kebabs had a bit of a shaky start a few weeks ago, when they advertised in the window of their site that their “Posh Kebabs” were coming soon to Stoke Newingto n.


what the pitta to open in camden 

22 Feb

If your doner kebab habit was the only thing holding you back from becoming fully vegan , then the final hurdle is about to fall with the launch of What the Pitta’s first permanent site.


#JULIASAYS – Discerning scene musings of the princess of East London! 

22 Feb

You might dip in and out of club life, or you might be like me and make it the core of your lifestyle.


Hand of God http://ift.tt/2sJe3BQ 

21 Feb

Hand of God http://ift.


Royal Leamington Spa 

20 Feb

Gadabout : ROYAL LEAMINGTON SPA Leamington , just east of Warwick, was a tiny town until its local doctor started pushing the local mineral waters as a recuperative cure.


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Arts & culture »

Principal Sound: Feldman and Nono in particular 

21 Feb

In the days when information was scarce, one of the few readily available recordings of Morton Feldman’s late work was the CD of Joan La Barbara singing Three Voices.


Lettie Precious’ blog | Write to Play year 5 

15 Feb

You’re in! I remember a persistent buzzing rousing me from deep slumber.


Hearing it, seeing it. 

14 Feb

I’ve seen a few cases of really petty criticism lately about people talking of ‘seeing a concert’ instead of hearing it.


Author of the Month: Zadie Smith 

1 Feb

To celebrate the publication of Zadie Smith’s new book of essays, Feel Free, we’re making her our Author of the Month for February.


Repost: The Fall and the Liminality of Kitten Kong 

24 Jan

(Originially posted 2006.


Opera as Entropy: Cage’s Europeras 1 & 2 

22 Jan

Many years ago I experienced a production of John Cage’s last three Europeras in Cologne.


Recommended: Homesick for Another Country by Ottessa Moshfegh 

20 Jan

By the author of Eileen, this visceral short story collection by a hugely talented author recounts the lives of people finding, or failing to find, ways to cope with the world of those around them.


Meet the Ensemble 2018 artists! 

19 Jan

Terri Donovan My name’s Terri Donovan.


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Schools »

Can boys sing? 

23 Feb

The answer is yes! Let us prove it to you on March 21st.


This week @CityAcadHackney 

23 Feb

Clockwise from the left: Sport – Will he or won’t he? Mr Kirby is unsure.


World Book Day 

23 Feb

World Book Day On Thursday 1st March,  it is World Book Day .


Stars of the week for the w/c 5th & 19th February 

23 Feb

Well done to our stars of the week! w/c 5th February Nursery  KS1 KS2 w/c 19th February EYFS KS1 KS2...


Receptionist/Administrator 

23 Feb

The City Academy, Hackney Receptionist/Administrator Part -Time (20 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 2 – 6pm) Term Time Only Salary: Scale 3, Point 14-17 £20,310 – £21,252 (Actual Salary £9,430 – £9,868 per annum) (Plus performance ...


Deputy Subject Leader – MFL (Spanish and French) 

23 Feb

The City Academy, Hackney  Deputy Subject Leader – Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) Spanish and French (Inner London Pay Spine + TLR2b, plus performance related bonuses and other benefits) If you want to be the best, then you should probably join us...


Deputy Subject Leader Physical Education (KS4) 

23 Feb

The City Academy, Hackney Deputy Subject Leader Physical Education (Inner London Pay Spine + TLR2B, plus performance related bonuses and other benefits) If you want to be the best, then you should probably join us.


Head of House 

23 Feb

The City Academy, Hackney Head of House (Inner London Pay Spine + TLR1D, plus performance related bonuses and other benefits) If you want to be the best, then you should probably join us.


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Events »

9 Unmissable Women Headlining 2018 London Festivals 

23 Feb

In a festival season where some festivals have not one female headliner (*cough* Barclays BST in Hyde Park *cough*), we thought it was about time to celebrate the amazing women headlining 2018’s London festivals.


ldner #243 | chris barnes 

23 Feb

Chris Barnes has gone from graphic design to honey production after catching the bug for beekeeping.


fanny’s kebabs opens in stokey 

22 Feb

Fanny’s Kebabs had a bit of a shaky start a few weeks ago, when they advertised in the window of their site that their “Posh Kebabs” were coming soon to Stoke Newingto n.


Interview with Nigel Barrett and Louise Mari, Creators of Party Skills for the End of the World 

22 Feb

As Party Skills for the End of the World enters its final few days at Shoreditch Town Hall, we caught up with the creative force behind it, Nigel Barrett Louise Mari… Party Skills for the End of the World | Shoreditch Town Hall | 13-24 February...


what the pitta to open in camden 

22 Feb

If your doner kebab habit was the only thing holding you back from becoming fully vegan , then the final hurdle is about to fall with the launch of What the Pitta’s first permanent site.


TODAY: events series Wick Wednesday celebrates the plethora of creativity in Hackney Wick 

21 Feb

Hackney Wick.


Napoleon Disrobed at Arcola Theatre | Theatre review 

20 Feb

Simon Leys’s novella,  The Death of Napoleon , is the latest text to be adapted by Told By an Idiot and is directed by Kathryn Hunter at the Arcola Theatre.


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999 »

London Fire Cadet fulfils lifelong dream to become Brigade firefighter 

23 Feb

A former London Fire Cadet has risen through the ranks to officially become a firefighter serving in the capital.


Chinese new year safety warning 

15 Feb

Around six fires a week caused candles, incense sticks and fireworks...


London Fire Brigade training exercise at Barbican Estate 

14 Feb

Firefighters will be undertaking a training exercise at the Barbican Estate in the City...


Celebrate Pancake Day without disaster with the Brigade’s cooking safety tips 

13 Feb

The Brigade is urging people to take care while cooking their pancakes this Shrove Tuesday...


Brigade raises concern over flammable skin products 

12 Feb

Skin products contain highly flammable ingredients...


Innovative healthcare service is transforming emergency care in the community 

8 Feb

Patients are getting specialist emergency treatment quickly and avoiding trips to hospital thanks to an innovative service launched in East London.


Firefighters’ marathon effort for Grenfell survivors 

8 Feb

18 firefighters raising money for Grenfell community and Firefighters Charity...


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