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Dragon’s Den visit fires up hoops and dreams of London Fields Hulafit duo 

15 Feb

A hula-hooping fitness class is going round again after being knocked back by the Dragon’s Den.


Dragon’s Den visit fires up hoops and dreams of London Fields Hulafit duo 

15 Feb

A hula-hooping fitness class is going round again after being knocked back by the Dragon’s Den.


London Fields gets new workspace for artists and designers 

14 Feb

A workspace for artists and designers has opened in London Fields this week.


London Fields gets new workspace for artists and designers 

14 Feb

A workspace for artists and designers has opened in London Fields this week.


Artist accuses council of ‘appalling treatment’ in business rates row 

14 Feb

Ignored: Lucy Tomlins says the council have treated her ‘appallingly’.


London Fields arches traders take fight to Network Rail over soaring rents 

13 Feb

Experienced business owners sat huddled around a table in London Fields Brewery last week to come up with a survival plan.


London Fields arches traders take fight to Network Rail over soaring rents 

10 Feb

Experienced business owners sat huddled around a table in London Fields Brewery last week to come up with a survival plan.


New plan to demolish Acorn pub emerges just weeks after it won protected status 

1 Feb

The Acorn pub in Haggerston Fresh plans to demolish the Acorn pub in Queensbridge Road, Haggerston, have been tabled just weeks after it was listed as an Asset of Community Value (ACV).


‘Bus driver called us f*ggots as we crossed Queensbridge Road’ 

30 Jan

Police are investigating claims a bus driver shouted “f*ggots” repeatedly at two men who crossed in front of his bus.


‘Bus driver called us f*ggots as we crossed Queensbridge Road’ 

30 Jan

Police are investigating claims a bus driver shouted “f*ggots” repeatedly at two men who crossed in front of his bus.


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.


Acorn pub in Haggerston saved from demolition after achieving Asset of Community Value status 

21 Dec

Saved: The Acorn pub in Haggerston The Acorn in Haggerston has became the latest Hackney pub to secure Asset of Community Value, or ACV, status – effectively saving it from demolition.


London Fields resident Lucy Vincent campaigns for better food for prisoners 

16 Dec

Prison food champion: Lucy Vincent.


Another day, another ‘quietway’ – but Twitter cyclist fears nightmare on Mare Street 

12 Dec

Cyclists in London Fields, close to the Mare Street junction that the proposed new quietway route would cross Proposals for a cycling “quietway” to take tentative two-wheelers across the rumbling thoroughfare that is Mare Street have been ...


Cash reward for safe return of French Bulldog stolen near London Fields 

2 Dec

A devastated London Fields dog owner is offering a cash reward for the safe return of her stolen French Bulldog puppy.


Luca Ricca: Young guitarist found lifeless in London Fields block died of drugs overdose 

28 Nov

An aspiring rock star died after being found slumped in a London Fields housing block following a drug binge.


From hardcore punk to London Fields bar-managing minister: Off Broadway’s Byron Knight 

27 Nov

The Gazette catches up with hospitality entrepreneur Byron Knight, an ordained African minister who has presided over 13 weddings – one while dressed as Elvis...


Start-up of the week: London Fields brewer comes ‘full circle’ 

25 Nov

The Gazette hunts high and low each week to bring you news of the most interesting and unusual new businesses in Hackney/Islington.


London Fields Lido closure halted amid concern over plans to end gender segregation 

24 Nov

London Fields Lido.


Neighbours hold off developers eyeing up land on their London Fields estate 

24 Nov

Defiant neighbours have held off developers looking to turn a plot of land on their estate into flats.


London Fields lido won’t close for repairs yet – because no one was up to the job 

23 Nov

Urgent repair work to fix the crumbling London Fields lido has been postponed – because no contractors were up to the job.


London Fields residents welcome decision to shelve homes plan 

14 Nov

‘Welcome move’: Julian Blake A developer and architecture firm have shelved plans to build flats on a patch of land near London Fields.


Campaigners demand ‘mini Holland’ in Hackney after Walthamstow success 

11 Nov

Going Dutch: campaigners in Hackney want the council to follow Walthamstow’s lead The success of a traffic safety trial in Walthamstow dubbed “mini Holland” has lit the touch paper in Hackney, with campaigners accusing the council of “losing...


Secretive London Fields cinema to screen Dr Strangelove on US election night 

2 Nov

There’s been plenty of fanfare about The Castle Cinema being resurrected in Lower Clapton – but in the meantime a different boutique cinema screen has sprung up under the radar.


Secretive London Fields cinema to screen Dr Strangelove on US election night 

2 Nov

There’s been plenty of fanfare about The Castle Cinema being resurrected in Lower Clapton – but in the meantime a different boutique cinema screen has sprung up under the radar.


London Fields residents ‘deliberately sidelined’ over plans to fling up flats 

2 Nov

Unhappy: Morland estate residents fought against the sale of the land in 2013 The war over a patch of land that was once part of Morland Estate has been reignited after residents claimed they are being “sidelined” by both the council and a ...


London Fields Lido forced to close until next spring for ‘urgent repairs’ 

17 Oct

London Fields Lido.


London Fields Lido to close for months for ‘urgent repairs’ 

17 Oct

“Urgent maintenance work” to repair cracking tiles will close London Fields Lido for months.


Woman dies after falling from Hackney flat 

17 Oct

A woman died after falling out of a flat window near London Fields yesterday.


Made in Hackney: Fairtrade coffee is roasted in London Fields 

6 Oct

Each week, the Gazette takes to the streets to unearth something being manufactured right here in Hackney.


London Fields triathlon organiser wants to make event part of sporting calendar for Hackney primary schools 

3 Oct

A PE teacher who organised a junior triathlon tournament last week is looking to make it part of the sporting calendar for Hackney primary schools each year.


Hyperlocal & blogs

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.


PATTY & BUN RICHMOND ROAD 

6 Jan

Patty Bun are opening ANOTHER new restaurant…kind of.


Best wishes for 2017 – New Year Meeting for Tenants and Residents of Alden and Broadway Estates – Come and Join us ! 

28 Dec

Tenants and Residents of Alden and Broadway House Your Invited to the Next TRA Meeting   Monday 23rd January 2017 6.30pm – 8.00 pm The Pensioners Hall .


Kiddikicks Football Classes & Birthdays 

22 Dec

Do your little ones have football fever? Are you wondering how to channel that boundless energy? Kiddikicks runs weekly classes for children aged 18 months to 11 years in and around Tower Hamlets.


MARCELLO HALLLONDON FIELDS 

19 Dec

What once was once the trendy, hipster London Fields pub is now Martello Hall, is an all new singing and dancing cocktail bar and restaurant, turning the traditional pub feel into a completely different space.


Last-minute reprieve for London Fields Lido: it stays open as Hackney resumes search for repair firm 

23 Nov

New look: more communal showers will be provided THE CLOSURE of London Fields Lido is off.


Emptying London Fields’ leaking lido is easy — hiring the best contractor is not going swimmingly 

21 Nov

Quiet: lanes have been less busy since Loving Dalston reported the lido’s imminent closure REPAIRS TO London Fields Lido have got off to a bad start or, to be precise, no start.


7th December: Daniel Rachel and Ken Worpole on Rock Against Racism 

20 Nov

This just in from The Broadway Bookshop, 6 Broadway Market… WALLS COME TUMBLING DOWN: A TALK with DANIEL RACHEL in conversation with KEN WORPOLE Wednesday 7 December 2016 at 7 p.


City Cheats: How To Nail Your London Christmas Shopping 

18 Nov

The countdown to Christmas is well and truly on, but don’t panic! While this can be a stressful time of year, nail your festive shopping by getting down to some of these fab London spots.


Open Britain March for the Single Market 

23 Oct

Pro-EU campaigners were out in force at London Fields over the weekend as part of a city-wide day of protest against leaving the single market.


Issue 33. Up Your Street 

12 Oct

Sat 15th Oct free.10.30-5 at Fabrications Broadway Market  National Sew Day.


What’s on this week? 

10 Oct

Hackney Wonderland Date: October 15-16.


Concert pitch – October gig guide for East London 

4 Oct

Isabel Sörling of Soil Collectors, playing at Match and Fuse Festival this month 15–16 October, Hackney Wonderland @ Oval Space, The Laundry, London Fields Brewery, Sebright Arms, The Pickle Factory Five venues play host to a line-up of ...


Kiddikicks 

1 Oct

Looking for some footie sessions for your little ones? Snap up a space on these weekly classes for toddlers and children in and around the borough.


EUROPA AT THE INSTITUTE OF LIGHT 

26 Sep

Following their inaugural Rio-themed summer season, The Institute of Light – cinema, record store, restaurant, bar and bookshop based in London Fields – is welcoming in autumn with their new EUROPA programme.


Cycle To Work for the first time with LCC London BikeTubes – 14 September 2016 

8 Sep

London Cycling Campaign are organising "Bike Tubes": organised rides to work for new cyclists: http://lcc.


London Fields Lido to close as Hackney council searches for solution to cracks on the wall 

18 Aug

Summertime queues prompted Hackney council to extend London Fields Lido opening hours LONDON FIELDS LIDO is to close for several months.


Sourdough diet: Hackney’s E5 Bakehouse helps charity combat blindness in Kenya 

15 Aug

Ujima Bakehouse in Nakuru selling healthy sourdough.


Hackney slates story that it is phasing out glyphosate in London Fields and other parks 

7 Aug

Grounds for controversy: London Fields wildflowers, and top, Hackney Downs HACKNEY HAS EMPHATICALLY denied a claim by Loving Dalston that the council is phasing out glyphosate.


Hackney cafe cooks up a storm for Kenya 

5 Aug

Screengrab e5 Bakehouse The e5 Bakehouse in Hackney is holding three fundraising dinners this weekend to raise vital funds for two charities working in Kenya – the Ujima Bakehouse and PEEK vision.


Sunbather run over by council van at London Fields 

25 Jul

Credit: Janice (Twitter) A man has suffered serious head injuries after collision with a council van in London Fields, East London.


Bye bye Broadway market 

8 Jul

It pains me to write this.


Adrift: A Secret Life of London’s Waterways, review – ‘serious and fascinating’ 

6 Jul

Nomadic existence: author Helen Babbs documents 10 months living on a boat in her new book Adrift If you’re given to walking, running or cycling around Victoria Park, or strolling from Mile End to Broadway Market on a Saturday morning, you’ll be...


London Fields is no walk in the park for Hackney: hipster heaven costs the council £140k 

21 Jun

LONDON FIELDS has cost Hackney council £139,970 it never planned to spend.


Morito, Hackney Road, restaurant review: tapas with North African twist 

16 Jun

Tentacle temptation: Octopus at Morito Hackney Road is a far cry from the Mediterranean.


#JULIASAYS… 

15 Jun

You know if there’s such a thing as an ‘underground’ scene going on then this guy Max Allen is a leading light! So much so that a magazine’s been made centered around his genius attitude… Max Allen Loves Experimenting with Different Clothes...


FREE SWIM SESSIONS 

14 Jun

This summer Speedo is on a mission to get you lot back into swimming, so they’re offering 10,000 FREE hour-long Dive In swim sessions at pools across the country, including London Fields Lido, Charlton Lido, Greenwich Centre and Mile End Park ...


RIO BOTECO AT THE INSTITUTE OF LIGHT 

27 May

The Institute of Light, a new collaborative space consisting of an art-house cinema, record store, restaurant, bar, coffee shop and bookshop, is opening in London Fields in June, and to really get the launch going off with a bang, they’ve teamed up...


Boceto review, Hackney Central: Spanish class 

17 May

Boceto, a café and brunch place by day and cocktail and tapas bar by night, has opened on Mare Street at the former site of quirky French bistro Bouchon Fourchette.


Worth a butcher’s – Hill & Szrok restaurant review 

19 Apr

“Easily the best steak either of us has had in the UK…” – the T-Bone at Hill Szrok Is it a butcher? Is it a restaurant? Actually it is both.



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Sky Visit Queensbridge Digital Leaders! 

8 Nov

Sky came into school today to film our digital leaders coding wearables created by Technology will save us! 32000 people were watching on Facebook Live!! Check the Sky News Facebook page to find the footage! Sky Facebook Page: https://www.


We Love Queensbridge School! 

10 Oct

We wrote our own School Song with help from our teachers and musicians from our Black History Month live band! See below to hear us singing...


Black History Month Celebrations! 

10 Oct

This week opened with a fantastic Musical performance by some wonderful friends of Queensbridge Primary School (some of whom even attended the school!).


Queensbridge Making History Project – Rio Screening 

14 Jul

Queensbridge Primary School visited the Rio Cinema today for a the official Hackney Screening of their ‘Making History’ films.


SAM Labs visit Queensbridge Primary School 

14 Jul

Two developers from SAM Labs  https://www.


RECORD BREAKING BATB 2016! 

8 Jul

Hackney’s schoolchildren cycled themselves into the record books on Wednesday during the annual Bike Around the Borough event.


KS2 SATS Results! 

7 Jul

Writing GPS Reading Maths Combined Queensbridge Primary School  90  80  83  93  80 National  74  72  66  70  53...


Y6 SATs results are out 2016! 

5 Jul

Y6 SATS results are out today 2016 We are thrilled! Well done Queensbridge – are really pleased! At 80% combined, this is significantly above the national average combined which is presently at @53%.


Digital Leaders teach Hackney ICT Coordinators how to Code! 

4 Jul

Our digital leaders presented to ICT coordinators throughout Hackney at the Borough’s Professional Development Centre.


Queensbridge Music Assembly 

22 Jun

What a fantastic and well attended music assembly today! As promised here are the video links of our talented young musicians...


Football Fever! Queensbridge on ITV news!! 

17 Jun

England Vs Wales! Football Fever at Queensbridge Primary School with ITV camera crews filming the fun...


Bollywood Dancing at Queensbridge! 

19 Apr

Year 4 Emerald having fun learning some bollywood moves...


Quiz Night and Disco 

19 Apr

Leave the kids at home and come and give your brain a work out at our Quiz Night and Disco! April 22nd 7.30pm – late (quiz starts at 8pm) at Queensbridge School.


Easter Bunny visits Queensbridge Primary School 

23 Mar

Prowess, Posture & Presentation 

4 Mar

  What prowess, posture and presentation our Gymnastics Squad displayed at this weeks Young Hackney Schools Key Steps Gymnastic Festival at Queensbridge Leisure Centre.


Prowess, Posture & Presentation 

3 Mar

What prowess, posture and presentation our Gymnastics Squad displayed at this weeks Young Hackney Schools Key Steps Gymnastic Festival at Queensbridge Leisure Center.


Future Stars TSA writing moderation twilight 

25 Feb

Thanks to all our Teaching Alliance Partner schools, London Fields, Grasmere, Urswick School and visitors from Kent for attending an  open discussion of assessment for writing in the current landscape.


Multi-Skills Competition 

25 Feb

Congratulations! On Tuesday 9th February a team from KS1 took part in a multi-skills competition at Queensbridge Leisure Centre.


Digital Leaders Coding at Urswick 

11 Feb

Queensbridge Digital Leaders have been learning to code at Urswick Secondary School using Python.


Chess Success! 

27 Jan

Queensbridge confirmed their place as one of the top schools for chess in Hackney by beating William Patten Primary School.


Queensbridge Making History Project with Colin McFarlane 

26 Jan

For the past few weeks Year 5 Amber have been working on a project with Colin McFarlane’s ‘Making History’ team to find out about more about their ancestry.


Memorial Assembly for David Bowie 

13 Jan

Children sang today in tribute to David Bowies’s inspirational contribution to music and the lives of so many people.


Christmas Fair 2015 

17 Nov

Please come and join the fun at the Queensbridge Christmas Fair On Friday 4th December from 4:30-6:30pm.


Video Game Research 

12 Nov

Queensbridge are taking part in research for a video game that trains young people in emotional self-regulation through diaphragmatic breathing.


Digital Leaders learn Python at Urswick School 

11 Nov

Queensbridge Primary Scho0l Digital Leaders had a fantastic lesson today at Urswick School learning to code with Python.


Parents Speech and Language Workshop 

20 Oct

Our Speech and Language Workshop for parents was well attended with a number of parents today, thanks to all those who came to  find out more about how we support your children at Queensbridge Primary School.


Collaboration with Technology Will Save Us 

20 Oct

Queensbridge Digital Leaders worked with researchers from Technology Will Save Us to test whether instructions for their ‘DIY Thirsty Plant Kit’ were clear enough for 8-10 year olds.


TRIATHLON 

29 Sep

Triathlon On Wednesday 23 rd September children from Yr’s 5 and 6 took part in the first ever Primary school Triathlon at London Fields Lido and Park.


Meg Hillier Xmas Card Competition! 

16 Sep

As you all know Meg Hillier is our local MP (Hackney South and Shoreditch).


Queensbridge Curriculum Design- our approach 2015 

16 Sep

Our Queensbridge Curriculum 2015 Our creative curriculum has been personally designed ourselves to meet our diverse children’s needs in line with our vision here at Queensbridge so we have total ownership over its content.



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