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Project launches to track down people in old photos taken at RA Gibson’s Studio in Lower Clapton 

19 Jun

Project launches to track down people in old photos taken at RA Gibson’s Studio in Lower Clapton 57 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Ronald Gibson’s photography studio was “the place to go” if you wanted to get a photo taken in the ’50s...


Project launches to track down people in old photos taken at RA Gibson’s Studio in Lower Clapton 

19 Jun

Ronald Gibson’s photography studio was “the place to go” if you wanted to get a photo taken in the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s.


Rashan Charles: Medic says 20-year-old ‘could have been saved’ 

19 Jun

Rashan Charles: Medic says 20-year-old ‘could have been saved’ 31 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> An expert medical witness said Rashan Charles’ life could have possibly been saved had CPR been started sooner.


Finsbury Park toddler death: ‘No signs’ that could have helped us stop dad killing son – report 

19 Jun

Finsbury Park toddler death: ‘No signs’ that could have helped us stop dad killing son – report 50 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Health chiefs say there were “few, if any” signs that could have helped them prevent Finsbury Park man Bidhya ...


Deadline in less than a week for written submissions to coroner’s consultation 

19 Jun

Deadline in less than a week for written submissions to coroner’s consultation 48 minutes ago Harry Taylor --> The senior coroner for inner north London Mary Hassell is set to hold a public consultation into the new policy for how she should deal ...


Hackney Council to mount legal challenge against government over freesheet Hackney Today 

19 Jun

Notice: MHCLG has ordered Hackney Today to be cut back before September 2018.


One month until Africa Utopia comes to the Southbank Centre – check out the full programme 

19 Jun

Africa Utopia 19 – 22 July, Southbank Centre Africa Utopia returns to Southbank Centre next month to celebrate the arts and culture of one of the world’s most dynamic and fast-changing continents.


Brexit: Pro-EU youngsters single out Diane Abbott in ad van stand 

19 Jun

Van stand: the poster driven around Hackney yesterday.


London Fields to become open-air cinema with screenings in aid of mental health charity Mind 

19 Jun

London Fields to become open-air cinema with screenings in aid of mental health charity Mind 13 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> London Fields will be transformed into an open-air cinema this summer to raise money for a Hackney mental health charity.


Appeal for missing girl, 14, with links to Redbridge and Hackney 

19 Jun

Appeal for missing girl, 14, with links to Redbridge and Hackney 4 minutes ago Aaron Walawalkar --> Police are appealing to find a missing 14-year-old girl from Walthamstow with links to Redbridge and Hackney.


Met’s new ‘Central East’ commander wants more police paid for out of Hackney Council tax 

18 Jun

Video: Met’s new ‘Central East’ commander wants more police paid for out of Hackney Council tax 21 minutes ago Mike Brooke --> More bobbies on the beat paid for out of council tax could soon be coming to Hackney with the creation of a new ...


Upper Clapton neighbours get to know each other at first ever street party 

18 Jun

Upper Clapton neighbours get to know each other at first ever street party 5 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> What better way for neighbours in Upper Clapton to get to know each other than by closing off their road and holding a party? Upper Clapton ...


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Hackney hyperlocal »

THE GREAT GET TOGETHER – Free Event 

18 Jun

THE GREAT GET TOGETHER – – Free Event for everyone SUNDAY 24TH JUNE 2018   THE QUEEN ELIZABETH OLYMPIC PARK Bring the whole family and your friends down to the Park for this exciting free day out and join in on the fun! The Great Get Together at...


Nominations for Hackney Design Awards 2018 open 

14 Jun

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Hackney’s planners blight Dalston’s Curve Garden and public realm 

12 Jun

Last Wednesday 6th June Hackney's Planning Committee gave permission for the Curve Garden's new Big Bad Neighbour to be built on the Thames House site next door.


New campaign to end period poverty for Hackney schoolgirls 

12 Jun

Gemma Abbott from The Red Box Project Hackney North and Stoke Newington.


A chance to discuss local issues with Dalston police 

11 Jun

Dalston police will be holdng a drop-in session on in Gillett Square on Saturday June 16th from 2-3 pm.


Amnesty Summer Fair on Islington Green ~ Saturday 23rd June 2018 ~ 12pm-5pm 

9 Jun

12-5pm Saturday 23rd June 2018, Islington Green N1 1QN Speakers include  Meg Hillier MP  (Hackney South and Shoreditch), Syrian activist  Ahmad al-Rashid  (from BBC’s Exodus) and  Eritrean psychotherapist Dr.


See no evil, hear no evil: fiasco of the inaudible Hackney council public planning meeting 

9 Jun

MOST HACKNEYITES have never seen local democracy in action at the town hall.


Marks and Spencer churchy charity choice raises unholy doubts after Dalston opening 

7 Jun

The Reverend Joshua Zvimba, vicar of the massive St Mark’s church in Dalston WHEN MARK’S AND SPENCER returned to Dalston after decades away from Kingsland High Street, it decided to choose a charity partner that was local.


London Fields Jumble Trail ~ Saturday 9th June 2018 11.00am – 3.00pm 

5 Jun

Saturday 9th June 2018 11.00am-3.00pm London Fields Streets and Estates will be transformed into a huge ‘Car Boot Sale’ for the day with stall and events run by Local residents to raise funds in support of Queensbridge School.


Pub world buzzes with stories that a multinational fancies a taste of a Tottenham brewery 

4 Jun

LONDONERS HAVE warmly embraced the concept of craft beer.


Motorcycle dreams: from Stoke Newington on a Czech bike to a brewery in pilsner’s homeland 

31 May

STOKE NEWINGTON biker businessman Andrew Almond is doing what the worst in-midlife-crisis Londoner can but dream of: riding a classic motorcycle across Europe.


Shiloh Pentecostal Church are offering Dalston a MASSIVE treat!! 

29 May

Next Sunday 3rd June at 6.30pm Pastor Francis Lewis will open the doors of the Shiloh Pentecostal Church, Ashwin Street Dalston.


Hackney offers solutions to reduce knife crime in the borough 

29 May

The Ethnic Minority Forum of Hackney Labour hosted its first public meeting to debate gun and knife crime.


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Comment »

Letter – Heathrow expansion plans a ‘sick joke’ 

7 Jun

Green Party MEP Jean Lambert.


Titbits – Short stories, Pipe dreams and local Labour’s fraying seams 

6 Jun

◆ Debora Robertson @lickedspoon sparked a bit of Twitter mirth when she clocked Mayor Philip Glanville wearing shorts at the Stoke Newington Literary Festival.


Leader – Clean Air: Act! 

6 Jun

On the anniversary of Grenfell, people will pause to remember the lives of those who died so tragically in a calamity that should not have happened.


Stronger on sustainability 

5 Jun

Tackling climate change and air pollution and giving residents a real voice in how the borough is changing are upfront and bold in the Mayor’s foreword to ‘A Fairer, Safer and More Sustainable Hackney’, Labour’s manifesto for the 2018-2022 ...


Stronger on sustainability 

31 May

  Tackling climate change and air pollution and giving residents a real voice in how the borough is changing are upfront and bold in the Mayor’s foreword to ‘A Fairer, Safer and More Sustainable Hackney’ , Labour’s manifesto for the 2018-...


What Terrorism Costs France 

30 May

Tucked away in the 'In Brief' section of the Daily Telegraph's sports pages, you could easily miss one of the saddest items of the day: "The threat of terrorist attacks in France means no World Cup matches will be broadcast on big screens in public ...


Lansdowne Drive and Westgate Street School Street & Bus Gate get the go-ahead 

26 May

Between 5 December 2017 and 12 January 2018, local residents, businesses and schools were consulted on the proposals and a majority were in favour of the proposals.


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Politicians »

Tips To Help Recruitment Agencies Sell More In The Building Supplies Industry 

25 Apr

Job Interviews For Construction Supplies With numerous posts that require job interviews, your sales information is the foundation of any type of Structure Company.


Tips Recruitment Companies Should Take Into Consideration When Purchasing Building Products 

25 Apr

The Successful Job Interns’ Task Of Procuring Building Materials For any recruitment agency, this is the uphill struggle to select the building and construction product when they are most...


Job Interviews And Marketing Essentials for Building Materials Suppliers 

25 Apr

The Job Interview Process In The Construction Industry The global structure products industry is buoyant right now.


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.


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LocalGov »

Reflecting on London Tech Week 

19 Jun

Mayor of Hackney, Philip Glanville reflects on the Council's London Tech Week events and discusses Hackney's bright digital future: Last week, we celebrated London Tech Week by hosting a series of events to help us continue improving...


Swift Awareness Week off to a flying start 

18 Jun

F or Swift Awareness Week 2018, Hackney Council is delighted to announce a set of proposals designed help halt and reverse the decline of swifts in Hackney due to habitat loss.


Hackney Council launches this year’s biggest apprenticeship recruitment drive 

18 Jun

Hackney Council is looking for more than 30 local people of all ages to join its award winning apprenticeship scheme this summer.


Broadway Market shortlist for future vacancies 

18 Jun

Response by Hackney Borough Council to Jon Brockendienst on 18 June 2018 .


Communications staff 

16 Jun

Response by Hackney Borough Council to Abdul Hai on 16 June 2018 .


Excessive and dangerous speeds by cars, 14th June 

14 Jun

Most cars on this road exceed the speed limit.


Digital apprenticeships launch London Tech Week 

13 Jun

Cllr Carole Williams, Cabinet Member forEmployment, Skills and Human Resources, who launched the Council's first London Tech Week event on Monday, writes: Sign up to our mailing list to find out when the next apprenticeships are advertised...


Homophobic blue graffiti on the alleyway, 11th June 

11 Jun

Found this offensive graffiti just off the canal.


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Local sport »

LCC Ride leader & marshal training 2018 

18 Jun

We are running a series of ride leader training sessions to help support people who are volunteering on the Freecycle led rides.


Freecycle Volunteers 2018 

18 Jun

Ride marshal volunteers wanted for Freecycle Feeder rides The Prudential RideLondon Freecycle is on Saturday 28 th July and London Cycling Campaign are running 35 rides into the event, and back home again.


Westminster launching CS11 judicial review, after Oxford Street opposition 

18 Jun

Westminster Council's leaders intend to launch a judicial review against Cycle Superhighway CS11 works starting at Swiss Cottage, it has been revealed by The Guardian .


Champion rider joins master frame builders at Roberts Rendezvous 

17 Jun

Star builders and riders at Roberts Rendezvous Photo above courtesy Lawrence Lawry.


Map to track Sadiq’s pledge 

15 Jun

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Kai Watts – Cycling with Type 1 Diabetes & Team Novo Nordisk 

12 Jun

Kai Watts - Cycling with Type 1 Diabetes Team Novo Nordisk CCHackney stalwart Kai Watts is off to the USA this summer on training camp read his story below.


Aussie-inspired Roberts heading for Rendezvous on 13th June (Guildhall Yard 4pm -7pm ) 

10 Jun

Aussie-inspired Roberts heading for Rendezvous on 13 th June (Guildhall Yard 4pm -7pm ) The worlds most renowned Velodrome designer (including the London Olympic Velodrome), Ron Webb, was a track rider in his youth.


Oxford Street “off the table” says Westminster 

8 Jun

The leadership of Westminster Council have without warning, announced they are taking the current proposals to remove motor traffic from Oxford Street off the table for good, despite lending their supportto the previous public consultations...


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Leyton Orient »

School Report: Leyton Orient 2017/18 

14 Jun

Just because the season ended ages ago and it's the World Cup, doesn't mean there isn't time to run the rule over Leyton Orient's class of 2017/18...


MATCH PREVIEW: Gateshead v Leyton Orient – National League 

28 Apr

Leyton Orient make the long trip north to Gateshead to close out their campaign.


MATCH PREVIEW: Leyton Orient v Wrexham AFC – National League 

21 Apr

Leyton Orient will be hoping to put their recent defeat behind them and continue the good form they have shown in recent weeks and finishing the season strongly.


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...


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Business »

See no evil, hear no evil: fiasco of the inaudible Hackney council public planning meeting 

9 Jun

MOST HACKNEYITES have never seen local democracy in action at the town hall.


Marks and Spencer churchy charity choice raises unholy doubts after Dalston opening 

7 Jun

The Reverend Joshua Zvimba, vicar of the massive St Mark’s church in Dalston WHEN MARK’S AND SPENCER returned to Dalston after decades away from Kingsland High Street, it decided to choose a charity partner that was local.


Pub world buzzes with stories that a multinational fancies a taste of a Tottenham brewery 

4 Jun

LONDONERS HAVE warmly embraced the concept of craft beer.


Motorcycle dreams: from Stoke Newington on a Czech bike to a brewery in pilsner’s homeland 

31 May

STOKE NEWINGTON biker businessman Andrew Almond is doing what the worst in-midlife-crisis Londoner can but dream of: riding a classic motorcycle across Europe.


Hope at last for youth club blighted by eviction as work starts on new premises 

19 May

WORK HAS STARTED on a block of flats and offices property that will include bespoke basement for a Dalston youth club.


Dalston hit restaurant Fed By Water sunk by water problem plans new venue 

17 May

A RESTAURANT THAT QUICKLY won a following for its blend of vegan food, Italian cooking, good wines and craft beer has closed.


As arts come to the rescue of Hackney property buyers, others mumble: Gentrification! 

27 Apr

Boys with guitars: the Hackney Arts Centre in its planned reincarnation JUST AS FALLING property prices around London start to hit in Hackney, along comes a cultural scheme bound to add to the appeal of the area.


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Features »

the london shuffle club returns 

19 Jun

After a string of successful pop-ups, the London Shuffle Club is back and this time it’s for good.


the frog e1 to move to hoxton 

18 Jun

Adam Handling is moving his restaurant The Frog E1 from the Old Truman Brewery to Hoxton Square, taking over the old Bryon site and adding two new venues along the way.


What’s in the bags this week – 20 June 

18 Jun

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


night tales to open in hackney 

18 Jun

After popping up all over town, Night Tales is finally settling down with a perm spot in Hackney Central.


Top Five: Instagrammable Spots in London 

15 Jun

Have you even been there if you didn’t put it on Instagram? These days almost everything we see and do, and especially somewhere as colourful and diverse as London, we share with friends and followers on social media.


Five hot topics our writers took to Parliament 

15 Jun

Last week, young speech writers from Bridge Academy took the stage at the Houses of Parliament to tell the world ‘this is what we care about’.


max tobias | the dusty knuckle 

15 Jun

After starting life in a shipping container in Hackney, The Dusty Knuckle Bakery has grown into a permanent space in Dalston, complete with a cafe, a brunch menu and a youth employment programme.


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Arts & culture »

John Cage: Two² 

15 Jun

Great art takes time and, as Cage observed in his Lecture on Something, art should not be something that comes from within, but that goes within.


June Spotlight: Windrush 

13 Jun

To celebrate 70 years since the arrival of the Windrush, which has come to symbolise a generation of Caribbean immigrants to the UK, we have chosen a selection of books that engages with what it means to be black and British, and of Caribbean ...


Unfocused Notes on Obscurity 

11 Jun

Dieter Schnebel died a couple of weeks ago.


Recommended: Mixed-Race Superman by Will Harris 

2 Jun

The debut title from Hackney's Peninsula Press and it's a total knockout.


Recommended: The Water Cure by Sophie Mackintosh 

2 Jun

Voiced by three sisters, Grace, Sky, and Lia, from the isolated island home they share with their mother and tyrannical father, King, The Water Cure is a radical and complex exploration of sisterly bonds, the various threats of patriarchy, and the...


Difficult Music 

30 May

Last Saturday night I was out at Iklectic, listening to a live set by Marie-Cécile Reber and Christoph Schiller.


Insub Meta Orchestra: Choices & Melodies 

25 May

Right at the end of last year I wrote about a CD of two pieces by the Insub Meta Orchestra; a fine disc that showed what can be done when a simple but smart rule is applied to a large group of musicians to interpret simultaneously.


Recommended: Modern Nature by Derek Jarman 

20 May

Spanning 1989-90, Modern Nature is the first volume of Derek Jarman's collected journals and remains an incredibly powerful account of the celebrated filmmaker's life as he looks back across his childhood, education and career from the windswept ...


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Schools »

Year 5 Kench Hill Residential – Week 1 

19 Jun

Day 1: The first group of year 5 children arrived safely to Kench Hill.


Head Teachers Newsletter 18th June 2018 

18 Jun

Head-teacher’s Newsletter 18.06.18...


Hip-Hop Dance Workshop 

18 Jun

Children from Years 3 to 6 were chosen to take part in a Hip Hop dance workshop and photoshoot at the Olympic Park on Tuesday 12 th June.


HAGGERSTON SCHOOL AWARDED BEST PERFORMANCE AT HACKNEY SCHOOLS CARNEGIE SHADOWING EVENT 

15 Jun

For the second year in a row, our students have won the Hackney Schools Carnegie Shadowing Event Award for Best Performance.


Speech and Language Workshop 

15 Jun

  On Tuesday  12th June 2018 Miss Lizzy delivered another informative workshop on speech and language and the importance of reading with children.


Saying goodbye to the year 11’s 

15 Jun

The academy says goodbye to it’s year 11’s next week.


This Week @ The City Academy Hackney 

15 Jun

Oscillation or vibration.


Gainsborough Just Giving Page 

12 Jun

We are raising money for our school playground.


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Events »

One month until Africa Utopia comes to the Southbank Centre – check out the full programme 

19 Jun

Africa Utopia 19 – 22 July, Southbank Centre Africa Utopia returns to Southbank Centre next month to celebrate the arts and culture of one of the world’s most dynamic and fast-changing continents.


the london shuffle club returns 

19 Jun

After a string of successful pop-ups, the London Shuffle Club is back and this time it’s for good.


the frog e1 to move to hoxton 

18 Jun

Adam Handling is moving his restaurant The Frog E1 from the Old Truman Brewery to Hoxton Square, taking over the old Bryon site and adding two new venues along the way.


night tales to open in hackney 

18 Jun

After popping up all over town, Night Tales is finally settling down with a perm spot in Hackney Central.


max tobias | the dusty knuckle 

15 Jun

After starting life in a shipping container in Hackney, The Dusty Knuckle Bakery has grown into a permanent space in Dalston, complete with a cafe, a brunch menu and a youth employment programme.


XERA VERA’s Unmissable Clubs in London This Weekend – 14-17 June 2018 

14 Jun

This weekend’s roundup of evening delights in the capital, including the launch of my own club night on Friday… Thursday 14 June DRUM MACHINE PARTY, The Lion and Lamb (Shoreditch) Play on drum machines, synths and more with like-minded people ...


The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives at Arcola Theatre | Theatre review 

13 Jun

Adapted from Lola Shoneyin’s acclaimed novel and written for theatre by Caine Award-winning playwright Rotimi Babatunde,  The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives , directed by Femi Elufowoju Jr, presents a fascinating, enlightening and witty...


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Firefighters join fight against plastic in Thames beach clean 

19 Jun

Firefighters wage war against single use plastic...


Boxing Day clutter warning for high rise residents 

18 Jun

Boxing Day clutter putting lives of high rise residents at risk warns London Fire Brigade...


Hose, Hose, Hose – Bexley Firefighters cook Christmas dinner for elderly 

18 Jun

Bexley firefighters spread Christmas cheer by cooking for the elderly at the station on Sunday, 21 December.


Marylebone landlord hit with £35,000 fine for fire safety breaches 

18 Jun

A Marylebone pub landlord has been hit with a £35,000 fine for breaking fire safety laws and potentially putting her customers and tenants at risk after we successfully prosecuted them.


London Fire Brigade to use fast food to fight fires this Christmas 

18 Jun

Does Islington have the best Indian? Dalston do the best doners? And Bromley the best burgers...


Electric heater warning as cold weather and firefighters set to strike 

18 Jun

As the cold weather bites and with the Fire Brigades’ Union (FBU) set to go on strike, we're warning people to take extra care with their electric heaters.


Seasonal candle fires, a burning issue 

18 Jun

We're warning Londoners to take care this festive season after new figures show blazes started by candles increase by a massive 38%* between November and January.


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