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‘My heartache 17 years on’: Corey Wright’s mother holds London Fields vigil on anniversary of ‘Murder Mile’ shooting 

19 Apr

‘My heartache 17 years on’: Corey Wright’s mother holds London Fields vigil on anniversary of ‘Murder Mile’ shooting 5 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> The mother of Corey Wright, whose 2001 murder in Lower Clapton has never been solved, is...


‘My heartache 17 years on’: Corey Wright’s mother holds London Fields vigil on anniversary of ‘Murder Mile’ shooting 

18 Apr

The mother of Corey Wright, whose 2001 murder in Lower Clapton has never been solved, is joining forces with other bereaved parents on the 17th anniversary of his death.


Upper Clapton man caught with lock knife by police, claims it was for fishing 

16 Apr

Upper Clapton man caught with lock knife by police, claims it was for fishing 11 minutes ago James Morris --> A man will be sentenced for knife possession after being caught in a proactive police operation in Clapton Common.


Upper Clapton man caught with lock knife by police, claims it was for fishing 

16 Apr

A man will be sentenced for knife possession after being caught in a proactive police operation in Clapton Common.


Bobby Awofeso: Daughter pays tribute to man killed in Upper Clapton Betfred fight 

13 Apr

Bobby Awofeso: Daughter pays tribute to man killed in Upper Clapton Betfred fight 09:35 Sam Gelder --> The daughter of the man killed after a fight in a Clapton bookmakers’ last week said he was a “big friendly giant”.


Bobby Awofeso: Daughter pays tribute to man killed in Upper Clapton Betfred fight 

13 Apr

The daughter of the man killed after a fight in a Clapton bookmakers’ last week said he was a “big friendly giant”.


Ambitious project to build ‘landmark’ synagogue in Clapton Common given green light 

12 Apr

Ambitious project to build ‘landmark’ synagogue in Clapton Common given green light 43 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> An ambitious project to build a cube-like synagogue in Clapton Common was approved last week.


Ambitious project to build ‘landmark’ synagogue in Clapton Common given green light 

12 Apr

An ambitious project to build a cube-like synagogue in Clapton Common was approved last week.


Man in 20s stabbed in Upper Clapton Road 

11 Apr

Breaking News: Man in 20s stabbed in Upper Clapton Road 24 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Police have taped off Upper Clapton Road between Northwold Road and Cazenove Road after a man in his 20s was stabbed.


Man in 20s stabbed in Upper Clapton Road 

11 Apr

Police have taped off Upper Clapton Road after a man in his 20s was stabbed.


Conservative Imtiaz Lunat says he would empower residents if elected Hackney Mayor 

9 Apr

Imtiaz Lunat is standing for Hackney Mayor.


Israel Ogunsola: Boy charged with murder of Clapton teen as police continue appeal 

9 Apr

Israel Ogunsola: Boy charged with murder of Clapton teen as police continue appeal 46 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A teenager has been charged with the murder of Israel Ogunsola off Morning Lane last week – but police are still appealing for ...


Israel Ogunsola: Boy charged with murder of Clapton teen as police continue appeal 

9 Apr

A teenager has been charged with the murder of Israel Ogunsola off Morning Lane last week – but police are still appealing for information about another suspect.


Clapton Common synagogue revamp approved by Hackney planning chiefs 

6 Apr

In the works: an artist impression of the new synagogue in Clapton Common.


Upper Clapton Road death: Man arrested over Betfred killing – as City of London Police take over investigation 

6 Apr

Upper Clapton Road death: Man arrested over Betfred killing – as City of London Police take over investigation 31 minutes ago James Morris --> Police investigating the killing of a man in Upper Clapton Street’s Betfred shop have made an arrest.


Upper Clapton Road death: Man arrested over Betfred killing – as City of London Police take over investigation 

6 Apr

Police investigating the killing of a man in Upper Clapton Street’s Betfred shop have made an arrest.


Betfred murder: Man in 50s dies following fight in Upper Clapton bookies 

5 Apr

Betfred murder: Man in 50s dies following fight in Upper Clapton bookies 53 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Murder detectives are investigating after a man in his 50s died following a fight in an Upper Clapton bookies.


Betfred murder: Man, 53, dies following fight in Upper Clapton bookies 

5 Apr

Betfred murder: Man, 53, dies following fight in Upper Clapton bookies 07:37 Sam Gelder --> A murder investigation has been launched after a 53-year-old man died following a fight in an Upper Clapton bookies.


Betfred murder: Man in 50s dies following fight in Upper Clapton bookies 

5 Apr

A murder investigation has been launched after a man in his 50s died following a fight in an Upper Clapton bookies.


Man in 60s beaten up in Betfred bookies in Upper Clapton Road 

4 Apr

Man in 60s beaten up in Betfred bookies in Upper Clapton Road 24 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A man in his 60s is being treated after a fight in Betfred in Upper Clapton Road.


Man in 50s beaten up in Betfred bookies in Upper Clapton Road 

4 Apr

A man in his 60s is being treated after a fight in Betfred in Upper Clapton Road.


Clapton students hoping social media event app will win schools competition 

23 Mar

Clapton students hoping social media event app will win schools competition 40 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Sixth-formers from BSix College in Upper Clapton will pit their wits against other budding entrepreneurs, with the chance of having their start-...


Clapton students hoping social media event app will win schools competition 

23 Mar

Sixth-formers from BSix College in Upper Clapton will pit their wits against other budding entrepreneurs, with the chance of having their start-up become a reality.


Clapton Park police shooting: 21-year-old in critical condition after six officers fire 13 shots 

21 Mar

Clapton Park police shooting: 21-year-old in critical condition after six officers fire 13 shots 2 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Six police officers fired 13 shots while trying to arrest an armed robbery suspect on the Clapton Park Estate on Tuesday ...


Clapton Park police shooting: 21-year-old in critical condition after six officers fire 13 shots 

21 Mar

Six police officers fired 13 shots while trying to arrest an armed robbery suspect on the Clapton Park estate on Tuesday night, leaving a 21-year-old man in critical condition.


Police shoot man during armed robbery in Lower Clapton 

20 Mar

An investigation has been launched after police shot a man during an armed robbery near the Clapton Park Estate late last night.


Community orchard planted on grounds of St John at Hackney 

19 Mar

Community orchard planted on grounds of St John at Hackney 31 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Volunteers braved the cold to help plant a community orchard on the grounds of St John at Hackney church in Lower Clapton.


Community orchard planted on grounds of St John at Hackney 

19 Mar

Volunteers braved the cold to help plant a community orchard on the grounds of St John at Hackney church in Lower Clapton.


Swan couple remain apart after River Lea oil spill 

6 Mar

Lovebirds: the swans before one of them was rescued.


Council and residents clash over future of Clapton car park 

6 Mar

Local roots: The unassuming car park has become a community hub.


Deliveroo rider attacked by mask-wearing robbers in Hackney Downs warns others to stay safe 

2 Mar

A newly-hired Deliveroo driver attacked by a bunch of knife-wielding thugs in Lower Clapton has spoken out to warn others.


Hyperlocal & blogs

loti eats | the elephant’s head 

9 Apr

Formerly French spot The Bonneville, this Clapton bar and restaurant has been restored to its Hackney heyday taking back its original name, The Elephant’s Head.


North East London NE street signs 

3 Apr

Many moons ago, back in 2008, I wrote a post about old metal street names which also included some of the now defunct mid-19th century N.


The Bricklayers Arms, 1 Edith Road, Bounds Green, 1896-1965 – A local pub for local people! 

30 Mar

Top Haringey historian, Albert Pinching (**doffs cap **), briefly mentions this lost pub on the estate behind The Springfield Tavern, so your 'umble obsessive 'ere was delighted to have found this photograph in the Bruce Castle Archive last year.


Investigation launched as man shot by Hackney Police remains in critical condition 

20 Mar

Pic: Wikimedia Commons A man shot by armed police in Hackney last night was in a “critical condition” today as an investigation was launched into the incident Officers were called to reports of an “armed robbery of a vehicle” on Mandeville ...


Investigation launched after police shooting in Lower Clapton 

20 Mar

An independent investigation is underway after a man was injured in a Police shooting in Hackney yesterday evening.


What a pitta! Hackney kebab shops narrowly miss out on awards 

14 Mar

Forget the Oscars.


Annual General Meeting 

10 Mar

CPNAG Annual General Meeting Monday March 19, 7.30pm The Salvation Army Centre 122 Lower Clapton Road, E5 All Welcome New faces and old friends Come and meet your neighbours, find out about CPNAG and, even, get involved.


24 Hour NEW bus lane muswell hill 

7 Mar

Hi everyone, I have lived worked in Haringey for 50 years I am disgusted with their latest attempt to steal your money..


MUSWELL HILL BUS LANE NOW 24 HOURS – no warning given. APPEAL 

7 Mar

Hi everyone,  I have lived worked in Haringey for 50 years   I am disgusted with their latest attempt  to steal your money..


loti eats | krapow 

27 Feb

We’ve been spoiled by new wave of Thai restaurants in London in the last few years, with Som Saa, Smoking Goat, and Kiln giving us a whole host of exciting dishes without a Pad Thai in sight.


loti eats | del 74 dalston 

27 Feb

East London taco joint Del 74 only got going last year with its original Clapton restaurant and now its already on site number three, located in the heart of Dalston.


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

21 Feb

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


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.


Busiest amnesty bin returns to Hackney 

2 Feb

Amnesty Bin.


Hackney builds a new era on the ruins of a Thatcherite privatisation policy 

18 Jan

A MULTIMILLION-POUND project to ease Hackney’s housing crisis is about to go to the next stage: shovels and cement.


Gnarly Vines 

15 Jan

Bakers arms has a new shop, a shop that sells one of the best combinations known to human kind, wine and cheese.


Eric Clapton: A Life in 12 Bars | Movie review 

8 Jan

From Oscar winner Lili Fini Zanuck comes a brave and bold rock-documentary on legendary guitarist Eric Clapton, charting his early years as an outsider in Ripley, Surrey, to the present day, where we see a man at peace, recovering from the bruising ...


Hackney Citizen Christmas Listings 2017: food, music, booze, gift shopping, children, charity and more 

4 Dec

Hackney Town Hall, resplendent with festive lights.


Urgent appeal to save Hackney’s only playground for disabled children 

28 Nov

KIDS playground in Springfield Park, Clapton.


How you can play an easy part in a contest at Clapton to find a new clutch of talented Londoners 

15 Nov

Judging: Ali Bastian Jermain Jackman: won in 2012 LONDON IS RICH in theatrical and musical talent especially, for some reason, the northeast part of this city.


Police launch murder investigation after 21-year-old stabbed in Hackney this morning 

14 Nov

Rendlesham Road Pic: Karam Filfilan A murder investigation is underway after a 21-year-old man was stabbed to death outside Lower Clapton primary school last night.


Clapton flats to have custom-built balconies for Jewish families 

25 Oct

An artist’s impression of the regeneration of Tower Court.


free food & booze at dom’s place 

16 Oct

It’s no secret that we LOVE Dom’s Place in Clapton (you don’t even wanna see our Uber Eats history…), so we’ll be there with bells on to celebrate Dom’s 4th birthday.


Scenes from the Fringe V – plus the final Fringe rundown 

15 Sep

A great Fringe Thursday saw sell-out crowds in three places at once across Wanstead.


Four more robberies linked to Hackney marina attacks 

8 Aug

One of the victims was targeted by the Anchor Hope pub last week Pic: Wikipedia Four more offences have been identified in a string of knife-point robberies in the areas surrounding the River Lea.


Teen denies committing Hackney acid attacks 

18 Jul

Police arrive at one of the attacks in Clapton Pic: @999London Twitter A Croydon teen has denied his involvement in last week’s acid attacks in Hackney and Islington.


First murder on a train 

9 Jul

129 Cadogan Terrace.


Street Party 

4 Jul

A small boy moon walking down the middle of the road, sounds of gleeful laughter coming from a bouncy castle, neighbours sharing food and having a whole heap of fun.


cantina del74 to open 

27 Jun

Del74 might’ve opened up quietly on Lower Clapton Road earlier this year, but they’ve definitely brought the party to Hackney, and now they’re opening Cantina Del74 on Mare Street.


The Waking Marsh 

29 May

Shakespeare once said ‘Get thee to the marshes and fill thy lungs with life’.




Schools

Springfield’s Sports Website 

4 Jan

Happy New Year!  We’re happy to announce that Springfield has it’s very own web page for sports and PE played across the school.


PA Boccia and New Age Curling Games 

8 Dec

Gainsborough hosted the PA Boccia and New Age Curling Games on Tuesday 5th December.


Homework Questionnaire 

20 Oct

We are always looking to get feedback from our community about life at Springfield.


Primary Advantage Football Tournament 

10 Oct

The SJB football team competed against other schools in the federation for a football tournament last week.


Summer Fete 

10 Jul

Last Friday we hosted our annual Springfield Summer Fete.


Springfield is awarded the Silver Primary Science Quality Mark 

6 Jul

Springfield has worked hard this year to bring the teaching of science to the forefront.


Accelerated Reader 

4 Apr

This academic year Springfield has read: 3,924 books and 57,044,451 words .


Primary Advantage Federation Art Show 

24 Mar

All the schools in the Primary Advantage Federation have been hard at work in their art lessons.


Christmas at Springfield 

22 Dec

We’ve had a fun festive time at school recently.


Year 5’s performance of Midsummer Night’s Dream 

4 Jul

The world has been celebrating 400 years of Shakespeare and Springfield is no different! Year 5 gave an amazing performance of Midsummer Night’s Dream to their fellow pupils, parents and staff.


Debate Club Competition 

24 Jun

A massive congratulations to the SJB debate club for coming in second place in the Lower Clapton competition last week.


Cricket Festival 

22 Jun

Last month some of our Key Stage 2 children represented Springfield at the Cricket Festival on Hackney Downs.


Walkers’ Breakfast 

1 Jun

It has been fantastic to see so many of you walking to school recently! We hope, as the weather gets warmer, more and more of you will be encouraged to do the same! Recently our walkers enjoyed a breakfast in the playground, which was a lovely start...


Springfield go to Arsenal! 

3 Mar

Well done to the children in Year 4/5 who took part in the Premier League School Tournament on Thursday 25 th February held by Arsenal Football Club.


Contact information 

11 Jan

Unfortunately we are experiencing an issue with our phone lines today.


Mud, Sweat & Gears at the Uphill Cycle Climb 

16 Oct

What a great show both Team Grazebrook Team Shacklewell made at Fridays Uphill Cycle Climb at Springfield Park, the first event of the  2015/16 Young Hackney Primary School Cycling League.


Mud, Sweat & Gears at the Uphill Cycle Climb 

14 Oct

What a great show both Team Grazebrook  Team Shacklewell made at Fridays Uphill Cycle Climb at Springfield Park, the first event of the   2015/16 Young Hackney Primary School Cycling League.


Springfiel’s Vision – We need your help! 

13 Oct

This year Springfield are putting together their vision statement, and we need your input! If you’re a parent, carer or staff member please complete our short survey to help us understand how you feel about Springfield and what you would like it’...


Springfield awarded London Gold Club status 

30 Sep

Springfield has been awarded Gold Club status under a scheme set up by the Mayor of London Boris Johnson to recognise exceptional schools in the capital.


Syria Appeal 

9 Sep

Springfield Community Primary School together with other Hackney schools are organising a collection of warm clothes, blankets, shoes , etc for the refugee camps on Syria’s borders.


The sky’s the limit at aviation school 

27 Aug

Eight students in Year 11 and the Sixth Form from The City Academy, Hackney and Clapton Girls’ Academy have celebrated completing an intensive residential two-week gliding course at the London Gliding Club.


Year 6 Leaver’s Assembly 

20 Jul

Last Friday we said an emotional goodbye to our Year 6’s during their leaver’s assembly.


Springfield win big at the Clissold Cup! 

15 Jun

This term Springfield started with a bang.


Visit from Clapton Girls Academy 

26 Jan

Some lovely students from Clapton Girls Academy visited to help support our work in delivering Spanish lessons.


End of Autumn Term Shows 2014 – Teaser 

18 Dec

End of Autumn Term Shows 2014 - Teaser From: Northwold Primary School Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 04:47 More in People Blogs...


Ireland Class Assembly – 12/12/14 

12 Dec

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‘MEAN MR HUMBUG’ – An Alternative Christmas Production 

9 Dec

On Tuesday 16th December, Year 5 will be performing the Terrible Tale of Mean Mr Humbug… the misguided Headteacher who needs a little help to remember the spirit of coming together at this time of year.


Ping Pong! 

9 Dec

 Year 4 table tennis players were invited to compete in the very first table tennis competition! Springfield’s team was made up of  Roam (Captain), Annabella (Vice Captain), Anastasia and Taha.


Girls League 

9 Dec

Springfield girls recently took part in a football competition  The competition included 50 schools, 6 mini leagues! There were 6 teams in our mini league and we came 3 rd (losing 3 games and winning 3 games).


Russia Class Assembly – 05/12/14 

5 Dec

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