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Lower Clapton men convicted over smash and grab moped raids on mobile phone shops 

24 Nov

Video: Lower Clapton men convicted over smash and grab moped raids on mobile phone shops 19 minutes ago James Morris --> Two Lower Clapton man have been found guilty for their part in 17 moped smash and grab raids on mobile phone stores.


Upper Clapton Road death: Police want witnesses after man, 88, is hit by lorry at pelican crossing 

23 Nov

Upper Clapton Road death: Police want witnesses after man, 88, is hit by lorry at pelican crossing 44 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> An 88-year-old man who died in Upper Clapton Road yesterday was hit by a lorry while using a pelican crossing.


Upper Clapton Road death: Police want witnesses after man, 88, is hit by lorry at pelican crossing 

23 Nov

An 88-year-old man who died in Upper Clapton Road yesterday was hit by a lorry while using a pelican crossing.


Start-up of the week: Rediscover top London museums through Lower Clapton ‘treasure hunt’ app Breadcrumbs Game 

22 Nov

Start-up of the week: Rediscover top London museums through Lower Clapton ‘treasure hunt’ app Breadcrumbs Game 31 minutes ago Ramzy Alwakeel --> The Gazette hunts high and low each week to bring you news of the most interesting new businesses in ...


Clapton crash: Elderly man killed after being hit by car in east London 

22 Nov

An elderly man has died after he was hit by a car in Hackney.


Elderly man dies after being hit by car in Upper Clapton Road 

22 Nov

Breaking News: Elderly man dies after being hit by car in Upper Clapton Road 13 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> An elderly man has died after being hit by a car in Upper Clapton Road this morning.


Elderly man dies after being hit by car in Upper Clapton Road 

22 Nov

An elderly man has died after being hit by a car in Upper Clapton Road this morning.


The Lower Clapton Tales resurrects stories of naked wrestlers and Millfields Road’s disinfestation station 

20 Nov

The Lower Clapton Tales resurrects stories of naked wrestlers and Millfields Road’s disinfestation station 34 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Carolyn Clark tells Emma Bartholomew about her book, The Lower Clapton Tales, which recounts the past ...


The Lower Clapton Tales resurrects stories of naked wrestlers and Millfields Road’s disinfestation station 

20 Nov

Carolyn Clark tells Emma Bartholomew about her book, The Lower Clapton Tales, which recounts the past century of what used to be known as Clop-Ton.


Fire notice highlights past failures at Homerton Hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit 

16 Nov

Homerton Hospital in Lower Clapton.


Bug burgers and cricket cous cous at Hackney school 

15 Nov

Clapton Girls Academy students are given a three-course meal made of insects.


Nightingale Estate murder is latest attack in two-week eruption of violence across north Hackney 

14 Nov

The fatal stabbing of a young man outside a Lower Clapton primary school this morning is the latest episode in a two-week spate of violence within a half-mile radius.


Nightingale Estate murder: Man, 21, stabbed to death in Lower Clapton 

14 Nov

A murder investigation has been launched after a 21-year-old man was stabbed to death on the Nightingale Estate in Lower Clapton.


Residents slam council plans to turn ‘thriving’ community garden into housing 

30 Oct

Soil spoils: locals says this year’s crop has been ‘extraordinary’.


Derelict toilet on Clapton Common to become ‘community venue’ next year 

25 Oct

Flush with cash: funds are in place for the toilet’s renovation.


Crumbling Clapton Common loos set to be converted into community cafe by mid-2018 

25 Oct

A “kitchen champion” is being sought as part of plans to turn a dilapidated toilet block into a thriving community café.


Man fighting for life after falling off bicycle in Lea Bridge Road 

23 Oct

Police are appealing for information after a cyclist suffered life threatening injuries in Clapton this afternoon.


Made in Hackney: Kate Sheridan’s handbags are hand crafted in her Lower Clapton Road shop 

20 Oct

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


Start-up of the week: Lower Clapton barbers launch crowdfunder for grooming range Native Products 

18 Oct

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


Lower Clapton woman Evadne Gordon becomes longest-serving female member of Royal Naval Reserves 

12 Oct

Lower Clapton woman Evadne Gordon is celebrating becoming the longest serving female member of the Royal Naval Reserves.


Five Points expansion: Hackney Council gives Lower Clapton brewery green light to get larger (and lager) 

10 Oct

Five Points brewery has been given permission to install four massive steel storage tanks, leaving its Lower Clapton neighbours with a bad taste.


Five Points brewery’s expansion plan leaves neighbours in Lower Clapton bitter 

9 Oct

Five Points brewery’s expansion plan leaves neighbours in Lower Clapton bitter 19 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Neighbours of a craft brewery that wants to expand its Lower Clapton HQ have told bosses: “We think you’ve had enough.


Five Points brewery’s expansion plan leaves neighbours in Lower Clapton bitter 

9 Oct

Neighbours of a craft brewery that wants to expand its Lower Clapton HQ have told bosses: “We think you’ve had enough.


Lower Clapton fashion designer curates makers market 

5 Oct

Lower Clapton fashion designer curates makers market 42 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A top fashion and furniture designer from Lower Clapton is curating a “makers market” in the City this week.


Lower Clapton fashion designer curates makers market 

5 Oct

A top fashion and furniture designer from Lower Clapton is curating a “makers market” in the City this week.


Stoke Newington activist Victoria Henry: ‘Why I jumped onto a moving cargo ship to protest air pollution’ 

2 Oct

Stoke Newington activist Victoria Henry: ‘Why I jumped onto a moving cargo ship to protest air pollution’ 38 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> When Victoria Henry went for her regular 5k run around Springfield Park this week she couldn’t ...


Stoke Newington activist Victoria Henry: ‘Why I jumped onto a moving cargo ship to protest air pollution’ 

2 Oct

When Victoria Henry went for her regular 5k run around Springfield Park this week she couldn’t understand why she’d returned wheezing – until she saw London mayor Sadiq Khan had issued a warning to stay indoors because of London’s toxic air.


Body of man in his 50s pulled from River Lea in Upper Clapton 

28 Sep

Body of man in his 50s pulled from River Lea in Upper Clapton 39 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Police have pulled a dead body from the River Lea in Upper Clapton.


Body of man in his 50s pulled from River Lea in Upper Clapton 

28 Sep

Police have pulled a dead body from the River Lea in Upper Clapton.


Stoke Newington and Clapton landlords could be forced to pay for licences before they can rent out properties 

22 Sep

Hackney Council wants to crack down on “appalling housing conditions” by introducing new licences which could cost some landlords upwards of £500 to implement.


Clapton Girls’ Academy student urges Theresa May to reconsider UK’s stance on Global Nuclear Treaty Ban 

13 Sep

Clapton Girls’ Academy student urges Theresa May to reconsider UK’s stance on Global Nuclear Treaty Ban Yesterday, 19:30 James Scott --> A Hackney student is calling on Theresa May to reconsider her stance on the Global Nuclear Ban Treaty.


Hyperlocal & blogs

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’.


Pleasures of the Clapton Table 

20 May

I liked its predecessor, Candela, with its charming proprietors and endearing air of gentle chaos.


Forest School in Hackney promises outdoor fun for youngsters 

19 May

Children take part in a pilot session of the Forest School in Hackney           Pic: Hackney Forest School Let your children make mud cakes, climb trees and build dens to help improve their education, that’s the message from Hackney Forest ...


April 2017 dates for #Hackney #Bike Workshop – ready to cycle in the sun again? 

3 Apr

Yes, April is here and with it, warm rains of sunshine, beautiful flowers and the best time to cycle! Time to get your bike in good running condition  The dates for our April workshops are: Tuesday 4th April – Hackney City Farm, 7-9PM Tuesday ...


Cycling hit-and-run incidents on the up in  Hackney  

17 Mar

Cyclists riding through Clapton, Hackney.


Changing the football fan stereotype with Clapton Ulras 

16 Mar

Clapton Ulras celebrate a win.


Hackney housing activists criticise Sadiq Khan on estate demolition 

16 Mar

Housing activists in Hackney have criticised Sadiq Khan’s guidance on estate demolition and regeneration as “meaningless”.


Found black & white cat – Springfield Rd N15 

9 Mar

This female black white cat has been found in Springfield Rd N15 on 7th March.


Diane Abbott ‘very disappointed’ in Labour MPs for immigration remarks 

6 Mar

Diane Abbott has attacked her fellow Labour MPs for fuelling anti-immigration sentiment in the aftermath of the Brexit vote.


March 2017 dates for #Hackney #Bike Workshop – get your bike #SpringReady! 

5 Mar

It’s March and #NearlySpring! Excellent timing to get your bike in good order before the warmer temperatures arrive!!! The dates for our March workshops are: Tuesday 7th March – Hackney City Farm, 7-9PM Tuesday 21st March – Hackney City ...


Art in Barking Road. IWD 2017 

19 Feb

Wed 8th March free Launch night 6-8pm Tower Gallery, Barking Road.


Memory of the Mothers’ Hospital 

14 Feb

One August morning in 1984, my first child was born in a maternity hospital on Lower Clapton Road which stood on the site of what is now called Mothers' Square.


Get to know your partners at the AGM 

12 Feb

Come and build partnerships, with ducks, with flowers, with benches, with herons, with snow, with fountains, with horses, Oh, and with one or two people!!!! Clapton Pond Neighbourhood Action Group (CPNAG) Annual General Meetin g All welcome, familiar...


Next Monday – That AGM you have been waiting for!!!!!!!!! 

7 Feb

In case you missed last week’s notice, or it has slipped your mind, here is all the information again: Clapton Pond Neighbourhood Action Group (CPNAG) Annual General Meetin g All welcome, familiar faces and new! When: Monday, 13th February, 2017...


del 74 tacos 

6 Feb

More of a bar than a place to eat, Del 74 Tacos opened quietly on Lower Clapton Road last year as a Sunday pop-up and has now gone permanent – when we say quietly we mean in terms of awareness, there’s defo nothing quiet about the place.


February 2017 dates for #Hackney #Bike Workshop – we are back as usual! 

3 Feb

It’s February folks! And we are BACK! Did you miss us? Sis your bike miss us? If you need help, we are here to help… The dates for our February workshops are: Tuesday 7th February – Hackney City Farm, 7-9PM Tuesday 21st February – Hackney ...


A date for your diary – it’s AGM time!!!! 

3 Feb

Clapton Pond Neighbourhood Action Group (CPNAG) Annual General Meeting All welcome, familiar faces and new!   When: Monday, 13th February, 2015       7.30 – 9.00pm Where: St John’s Ambulance Hall, 1a Mildenhall Road, E5 A brief recap of ...


Gardening trip with De Beauvoir Estate TRA & De Beauvoir Gardeners 

22 Jan

by Councillor James Peters Yesterday, I invited members of the De Beauvoir Estate tenants and residents' association (or the "TRA") and members of the De Beauvoir Gardeners to visit estate gardening projects in the east of Hackney.


Saving Springfield Park bowling green & wildlife space 

17 Jan

Currently there is a Lottery Heritage fund application to restore and improve Springfield Park.


Brian’s stories of lower clapton 

9 Jan

An interview with Brian Walker, a local resident sharing his memories of the Clapton area of Hackney as part of Hackney Historic Buildings Trust's Lower Clapton Heritage project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund...




Schools

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

Ireland Class Assembly - 12/12/14 From: Northwold Primary School Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 08:11 More in People Blogs...


‘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

Russia Class Assembly - 05/12/14 From: Northwold Primary School Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 10:24 More in People Blogs...


Board games don’t just bring us together – they remind us how to play 

1 Dec

We have found this article in The Guardian and thought it was worth sharing with all of you.


Spain Class Assembly – 28/11/14 

28 Nov

Spain Class Assembly - 28/11/14 From: Northwold Primary School Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 08:17 More in People Blogs...



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