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Gazette letters: Standing at football, cycling, parking in Magdala Avenue and air pollution 

21 Apr

Gazette letters: Standing at football, cycling, parking in Magdala Avenue and air pollution 50 minutes ago --> Football supporters will be appalled at sports minister Tracey Crouch MP’s refusal of West Bromwich Albion’s request for a trial of ...


Shock and outrage over suspended Tory Hoxton candidate’s anti-Muslim views 

20 Apr

Suspended: Alexander van Terheyden.


Thousands of pounds worth of stolen goods seized from rogue Kingsland Road traders 

20 Apr

Thousands of pounds worth of stolen goods seized from rogue Kingsland Road traders 12:53 Sam Gelder --> Police seized more than £2,500 worth of stolen goods from rogue market traders who had set up shop in Kingsland Road.


Thousands of pounds worth of stolen goods seized from rogue Kingsland Road traders 

20 Apr

Police seized more than £2,500 worth of stolen food from rogue market traders who had set up shop in Kingsland Road.


Shepperton Road stabbing: Rosemary Gardens park taped off on ‘hottest day’ after Hoxton attack leaves man, 24, in hospital 

20 Apr

Shepperton Road stabbing: Rosemary Gardens park taped off on ‘hottest day’ after Hoxton attack leaves man, 24, in hospital 2 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> A 24-year old man is recovering in hospital after being stabbed in Hoxton yesterday ...


Arsene Wenger to leave Arsenal saying: ‘The time is right for me to step down’ 

20 Apr

Arsene Wenger has announced he is leaving Arsenal, the club he has managed for 22 years.


Arsene Wenger to leave Arsenal 

20 Apr

Arsene Wenger is to leave Arsenal at the end of the season, which will end an association of more than two decades with the North London giants.


Shepperton Road stabbing: Rosemary Gardens park taped off on ‘hottest day’ after Hoxton attack leaves man, 24, in hospital 

20 Apr

A 24-year old man is recovering in hospital after being stabbed in Hoxton yesterday afternoon.


Wimbourne Court stabbing: Police appeal for info on male suspect as woman, 41, is knifed in lift 

20 Apr

Wimbourne Court stabbing: Police appeal for info on male suspect as woman, 41, is knifed in lift 5 minutes ago James Morris --> Police are appealing for information after a 41-year-old woman was knifed in a lift in a block on flats on the Hackney and...


Wimbourne Court stabbing: Police appeal for info on male suspect as woman, 41, is knifed in lift 

20 Apr

Police are appealing for information after a 41-year-old woman was knifed in a lift in a block on flats on the Hackney and Islington border.


Police helicopter helps catch ‘reckless’ moped riders in Essex who jumped red light at 80mph after attempted Old Street snatch 

19 Apr

Police helicopter helps catch ‘reckless’ moped riders in Essex who jumped red light at 80mph after attempted Old Street snatch 40 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> A “reckless” pair who tried to steal two mopeds in Old Street were arrested all...


Seven Sisters Road taped off after ‘collision’ 

19 Apr

Breaking News: Seven Sisters Road taped off after ‘collision’ 35 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Seven Sisters Road was taped off this afternoon after a collision.


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Hackney hyperlocal »

Sisters Uncut: A local campaign group saving women’s lives 

19 Apr

East End Sister’s Uncut Campaign.


‘We’re running on nothing’: how an unfunded domestic violence service survives 

19 Apr

Ngozi, founder of Sistah Space.


Domestic violence – what if it was you? 

18 Apr

One in 50 local women will experience domestic violence in their lifetime.


New hotel in Stoke Newington High Street 

18 Apr

Despite objections from local residents and councillors, planning permission has been granted for the demolition of the building that is now used as a Tesco store on the corner of Stoke Newington High Street and Sandringham Road and replacing it with...


Gillett Square Development 

17 Apr

There is currently a planning application to develop Gillett Square/Bradbury Studios on which members may wish to comment.


How women put domestic violence on the map: timeline 

17 Apr

Click on the arrow at the right-hand side of the picture to move through the timeline.


‘There weren’t enough already’: a domestic violence survivor questions council cuts 

17 Apr

Kio Sapeye.


The complex reality behind local refuge cuts 

16 Apr

By Poppy Noor and Ellie Fry When we decided to investigate local domestic violence cuts, we wanted answers.


Right to Refuge: our series on domestic violence 

16 Apr

 The Eastlondonlines areas have seen cuts of more than a fifth to funding for domestic violence services since 2010.


Hackney council admits its no-car policy for new developments has to be repaired 

15 Apr

DEMOCRACY, FIASCO OR FLOP? Your decide.


Are we winning the battle for affordable housing? 

13 Apr

The Viability Loophole.


Meet the Londoners fighting for more affordable housing 

13 Apr

Our Chrisp Street campaigners protesting against Poplar HARCA’s plans for the redevelopment.


The revolving door: the links between local government and developers 

12 Apr

The Viability Loophole.


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Comment »

Madness on the high seas and old father Thames. 

19 Apr

April 10 saw activists assembling outside the London based UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) the scene of talks about whether to tackle carbon emissions from shipping or carry on with the planet-wrecking business as usual agenda.


Fracking in the North Downs and the ‘Tour de Frack’ 

19 Apr

Sustainable Hackney has reported for some time that the Fracking threat is closer to us than many suppose… While soundings of public opinion reveal minority support for fracking, most Londoners are unaware it is happening just down the road from ...


Enoch Powell in Dalston 

13 Apr

Enoch Powell’s infamous racist “rivers of blood” speech was delivered in Wolverhampton in 1968.


Maidenhead Council Officer Raises Fears Over Lack Of Control Of Uber Drivers And Blames TfL 

13 Apr

Uber drivers are ditching their private hire licences with the Royal Borough and signing up for Transport for London (TfL) instead.


Hackney Fascists: “Enoch Powell Is Right” Party – 1981 

13 Apr

The National Front and its several disputatious progeny fought a minimal election campaign in the May 1981 County Council and Greater London Council elections […] A further [NF] splinter group labeling itself “Enoch Powell Is Right” fought the ...


Anti-fascist Hackney: The 43 Group – in their own words 

12 Apr

As I said in the recent post about the Jewish Workers’ Circle , pretty much everything you need to know about The 43 Group is covered in Morris Beckman’s superb book .


The mayoral candidates’ views on cycling policies in Tower Hamlets (a guest post) 

12 Apr

The following is a guest post by Alex Jenkins of the Tower Hamlets Wheelers , which represents a number of cyclists in the borough and which held a hustings for the mayoral candidates last week.


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Politicians »

Help save Hackney’s bus services 

3 Apr

In my March parliamentary report I spoke on the proposed curtailment of several bus services to central Hackney, including the 277.


Process On How One Applicant Used Task Application For A Job Interview 

20 Mar

Making use of all 3 of these items of info – task advert, work summary as well as employing supervisor bio – I produced an SQE concern sheet.


Ways To A Total Success In An Interview 

20 Mar

You must have simply regarding all the details you require to finish a task application if you have a Curriculum Vitae.


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.


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LocalGov »

Number of properties investigated/ fined for violating Section 44 of the Deregulation Act during the 2016/2017 year 

20 Apr

Response by Hackney Borough Council to Daniel Powell on 20 April 2018 .


Dancing and singing down memory lane at Hackney’s first Dementia Festival 

20 Apr

Hackney will host its first ever Dementia Arts Festival from Monday 21 to Friday 25 May a week of mostly free events and activities for people with dementia and their families, carers and friends to enjoy, whilst reliving memories through...


Social Housing Acquisition 

20 Apr

Response by Hackney Borough Council to Steve Hinde on 20 April 2018 .


CPZ parking revenue stats 

20 Apr

Response by Hackney Borough Council to david plows on 20 April 2018 .


Abandoned bike, 19th April 

19 Apr

Abandoned bicycles for over 6 months Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 9 Stean Street, E8 Report on FixMyStreet...


Abandoned bikes, 19th April 

19 Apr

Abandoned for over 6 months Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 97 Shrubland Road, E8 Report on FixMyStreet...


HMO Article 4 Direction & HMO Additional Licensing Scheme 

19 Apr

Response by Hackney Borough Council to nilesh bhalani on 19 April 2018 .


Information relating to the road closures proposals within the Walford Road Area Environmental Improvements consultation 

19 Apr

Follow up sent to Hackney Borough Council by Tom Knowles on 19 April 2018 .


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Local sport »

How To: Plan your journeys by bike during the London Marathon 

19 Apr

For anyone who wants to watch this weekend's London Marathon race, cycling its the obvious choice of transport, especially given the four-day DLR strike starting this Friday 20 April.


Summer Cycling in Lewisham 

18 Apr

There's a lot going on in Lewisham this summer to help people take up cycling.


Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 – last chance to take part! 

18 Apr

LCC have a few RideLondon-Surrey 100 places remaining for this year's event - join Team LCC today and help support LCC’s work in improving cycling across the whole city, in every borough, for everyone.


Safety – community leader consultation meeting 

16 Apr

Last Thursday evening an urgent, community leader consultation meeting was held.


Members day 2018 

16 Apr

Just to say big thanks to everyone who came down to Elsdale Hall last Saturday for our members day.


Membership day reminder – Satuday morning 14th April 9-12 

13 Apr

Membership Day Our Annual get together will be at Elsdale Hall starting 10am All CCH members please rejoin/ sign up before Saturday using link - http://www.


New youth session starting at Elsdale Hall 

11 Apr

CC Hackney, Interlinks CiC local youth club Hackney Quest are coming together to deliver a new youth training session, starting at Elsdale Hall on Tuesday 14th April.


Young volunteers wash Concord’s youth & community bikes 

9 Apr

Volunteer help for others makes the world go around! Last Wednesday CC Hackney ICiC's estate based bike club aspect (at Kingsmead Concorde Centre E9) had plenty of help and good will from youngsters, some of whom don't even ride these bikes...


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Leyton Orient »

MATCH PREVIEW: Leyton Orient v Barrow – National League 

7 Apr

Leyton Orient return to action at Brisbane Road as they host struggling Barrow.


MATCH PREVIEW: Leyton Orient v Maidenhead United – National League 

2 Apr

Leyton Orient will be hoping to make it three wins in a row when they host Maidenhead United.


MATCH PREVIEW: Leyton Orient v Woking – National League 

24 Mar

Leyton Orient will be looking to finally record a home win and move away from the relegation zone.


MATCH PREVIEW: Eastleigh v Leyton Orient – National League 

17 Mar

The O’s will need a dramatic improvement following Tuesday night’s defeat, as they travel to face Eastleigh.


MATCH PREVIEW: Leyton Orient v Ebbsfleet United – National League 

10 Mar

Leyton Orient will now have to turn their attention to the National League after being knocked out of the FA Trophy in the week.


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

6 Mar

The O’s will be looking to put their capitulation from the first tie behind them and return to winning ways on the road when they make the long trip to...


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.


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Business »

Property group secures £390m to transform Shoreditch 'Stage' site 

18 Apr

A property firm redeveloping a Shoreditch site where Shakespeares Henry V was first performed, on Wednesday revealed it has secured a £390 million loan for the luxury flats project.


Hackney council admits its no-car policy for new developments has to be repaired 

15 Apr

DEMOCRACY, FIASCO OR FLOP? Your decide.


Marks and Spencer calls on a Hackney pirate girl to snip the silk for a grand Dalston opening 

10 Apr

AN 11-year-old Hackney schoolgirl will officially open the Marks and Spencer Foodhall next to Dalston Kingsland tomorrow morning.


What a Freemason openness drive revealed about Hackney planning councillors: a mason-free zone 

6 Apr

THE FREEMASONS have an image problem.


Challenger bank OakNorth backs Shoreditch apartments 

3 Apr

Small-business lender OakNorth is pumping £10 million into luxury flats near Silicon Roundabout.


We asked market traders in Dalston how Brexit will affect their business 

21 Mar

As Brexit begins to bite across the UK, the Hackney Post ventured over to the markets of Dalston, in order to find out what market traders think about Britain’s divorce from the European Union.


Small business owners slam Hackney rent rises 

15 Mar

Small businesses claimed this week that they were being forced out of Hackney by rent rises, telling the Mayor: “Rent rises are squeezing out businesses.


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Features »

pippa murray | pip & nut 

20 Apr

If you don’t have a jar or carton of Pip & Nut in your cupboard then you would have at least seen it on the shelves of your local supermarket.


loti eats | delamina 

20 Apr

The husband and wife duo behind the popular Shoreditch turkey restaurant Strut & Cluck have opened their second site Delamina in Marylebone, and it’s safe to say that this pair really do how to cook up tasty authentic Middle Eastern food.


Classes over the Early May Bank Holiday 

19 Apr

May is the month of bank holidays! Check out the list below to find out which classes are open over the Early May bank Holiday.


#JULIA SAYS 

19 Apr

Discerning scene musings of the princess of East London! After all the exciting things we’ve been to lately, don’t you feel like putting your stillies up?! There’s no rest over our way, where’s there’s something going on every night of the ...


cocotte to open in hoxton 

18 Apr

We’ve been waiting to see what would replace 8 Hoxton Square since the much-loved restaurant closed its doors a few weeks ago.


Take Action on UK Farming Policy 

18 Apr

  Now is a crucial moment to influence how the UK’s food and farming policy is shaped as withdrawal from the EU proceeds.


What’s in the bags this week – 18 April 

17 Apr

Here are the details of this week’s box scheme fruit and veg bags.


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Arts & culture »

Recommended: Evening Primrose by Kopano Matlwa 

14 Apr

A slim but extraordinarily powerful exploration of race, gender, faith, and medicine in post-apartheid South Africa, the pages of Matlwa's third novel are alive with a rare sort of intimacy.


Hello world! 

12 Apr

Welcome to WordPress.


Recommended: The Cost of Living by Deborah Levy 

6 Apr

With few words, Deborah Levy says it all.


Recommended: To Throw Away Unopened by Viv Albertine 

3 Apr

Establishing herself as an accomplished confessional writer, Viv Albertine's second book is a searingly honest account of her life post-divorce as she settles in Hackney.


Author of the Month: Deborah Levy 

1 Apr

We were extremely fortunate to welcome novelist, playwright and poet, Deborah Levy, last year when she read from her Man Booker-shortlisted novel, Hot Milk.


Alvear plays Sugimoto; Sugimoto plays Duplant 

28 Mar

I went a Taku Sugimoto gig in a community centre in Footscray about fifteen years ago and he didn’t do shit.


Ensemble blog 

26 Mar

Hello! We’re Josh and Elspeth and we are part of Graeae’s Ensemble training programme.


“Every time I do something it’s different” – Bryan Dick, star of Great Apes 

22 Mar

Bryan Dick, who is currently starring in Great Apes at the Arcola in Dalston, has agreed to meet me at 5pm.


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Schools »

This Week @CityAcadHackney 

20 Apr

Clockwise from the left: Final assessments to ensure excellent progress.


Gainsborough Forest School 

20 Apr

We are delighted to announce that Gainsborough is becoming a Forest School! What is it? Forest school is an ethos which encourages the development of children’s emotional and physical development through outdoor play, activities and exploration in ...


Headteacher’s Welcome 

20 Apr

Dear Families,  Welcome to the Summer term! We are excited about new learning taking place this term with the following key events happening: SATs in Year 2 and Year 6  developing the use of IPADs in lessons  planning and fund raising for our new ...


New Sessions at Children’s Centre! 

20 Apr

We have three new exciting sessions running at our Children’s Centre: Monday 9.20-11am : Pump it Up! with BADU Sports.


Come and Join our Earth Day Celebrations 20th April 3:30pm 

19 Apr

We’re looking forward to the new growing season at Tyssen and hope you will join us this Friday to celebrate Earth Day and the start of Spring with a big seed planting session.


Give & Take Day 

18 Apr

GB Give and Take Day Letter...


Boys Can Sing in ‘Hackney Today’ 

18 Apr

Our inspiring ‘Boys Can Sing’ event made it into the Hackney Council magazine ‘Hackney Today’.


Visit from the Mayor 

17 Apr

Visit from the Mayor School councils from Orchard, Southwold and Hoxton Garden held a joint meeting to meet with Hackney Mayor Philip Granville.


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Events »

pippa murray | pip & nut 

20 Apr

If you don’t have a jar or carton of Pip & Nut in your cupboard then you would have at least seen it on the shelves of your local supermarket.


loti eats | delamina 

20 Apr

The husband and wife duo behind the popular Shoreditch turkey restaurant Strut & Cluck have opened their second site Delamina in Marylebone, and it’s safe to say that this pair really do how to cook up tasty authentic Middle Eastern food.


Education, Education, Education at Shoreditch Town Hall | Theatre review 

19 Apr

A foray into the 1990s to the sounds of the Spice Girls and Oasis, The Wardrobe Ensemble’s Education, Education, Education – inspired by Tony Blair’s famous inauguration speech – brilliantly toys with specific pieces of British culture, ...


Cast announced for The Daughter-in-Law 

18 Apr

Final casting is announced for a rare production of D H Lawrence’s The Daughter-in-Law, a searing and unforgettable drama about heartache, inequality and the ties that bind, set in the heat of the 1912 miners’ strike.


cocotte to open in hoxton 

18 Apr

We’ve been waiting to see what would replace 8 Hoxton Square since the much-loved restaurant closed its doors a few weeks ago.


church street market to open 

16 Apr

Victoria Park Market has become a firm fave since it opened last year and now they’re setting up a sister one in Stokey .


free food for london marathon runners 

16 Apr

It’s almost London Marathon time again…yes thousands of you will take to the streets on Sunday for a beastly 26.2 mile run from Blackheath to the Mall.


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999 »

Plaque to one of London’s first black firefighters unveiled 

16 Apr

One of the first black firefighters to serve with London Fire Brigade has been commemorated with a plaque unveiled at his former station...


Record numbers of women apply to be firefighters 

16 Apr

London Fire Commissioner, Dany Cotton wants to boost numbers even further increase the diversity of the workforce...


£40,000 fine following East London fire death 

9 Apr

A property managing agent has been ordered to pay £40,000 following the death of a woman at a fire at a block of flats...


Brigade welcomes support for campaign to make white goods safer 

5 Apr

London Fire Brigade is today welcoming further calls for changes to keep consumers safe from potentially deadly fridges and freezers...


Firefighters run the London Marathon to raise money for charities 

4 Apr

LFB staff will take part in this year’s London Marathon to help charities close to their hearts...


Governance change for London Fire Brigade 

29 Mar

Governance change for London Fire Brigade...


New book tells the story of London Fire Brigade fire investigation dog Sherlock 

29 Mar

Sherlock The Fire Brigade Dog is released on International Firefighter's Day on May 4...


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