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Joseph Burke-Monerville’s mother gives public message to his killers on fifth anniversary of murder 

20 Feb

Joseph Burke-Monerville’s mother warned his killers they will be “living in hell” until they confess their crime, five years to the day since his murder in Lower Clapton.


Hackney police officer given community service for assaulting man at cordon 

20 Feb

Hackney police officer given community service for assaulting man at cordon 15 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A police officer who assaulted a man at a crime scene in Lower Clapton last year has been ordered to do 200 hours of community service.


Hackney police officer given community service for assaulting man at cordon 

20 Feb

A police officer who assaulted a man at a crime scene in Lower Clapton last year has been ordered to do 200 hours of community service.


Joseph Burke-Monerville: Five years after Lower Clapton murder, family friend renews appeal to find killers 

15 Feb

Five years after the unsolved murder of Joseph Burke-Monerville, a friend of his grieving family has insisted: “Someone knows who these people are.


NHS pays out £27 million for historical medical errors at Homerton Hospital 

13 Feb

Homerton University Hospital in Lower Clapton Payouts for past mistakes at Homerton Hospital have cost the NHS more than £27 million over the last five years, according to research by the BBC.


Success for Northwold Estate residents as Guinness Partnership scraps demolition plans 

13 Feb

Success: Guinness’ plans have changed, and now only directly affect two existing homes on the estate.


Hackney police officer Pc Kashif Mahmood found guilty of assaulting man at cordon – while arresting him 

9 Feb

Hackney police officer Pc Kashif Mahmood found guilty of assaulting man at cordon – while arresting him 48 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> A serving Hackney police officer has been found guilty of assaulting a man at a cordon in Lower Clapton.


Hackney police officer Pc Kashif Mahmood found guilty of assaulting man at cordon – while arresting him 

9 Feb

A serving Hackney police officer has been found guilty of assaulting a man at a cordon in Lower Clapton.


‘Eyesore’ boiler house in Clapton to be demolished and replaced by block of council flats 

8 Feb

Approved: The old boiler house on Pedro Street will make way for council homes (Photo: Hackney Council) A disused boiler house in Clapton will be knocked down and replaced by an eight-storey block of council flats, in plans approved by Hackney ...


Northwold Estate: Upper Clapton campaigners score major victory in 18-month battle to save homes from demolition 

8 Feb

Northwold Estate: Upper Clapton campaigners score major victory in 18-month battle to save homes from demolition 21 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Housing campaigners look to have won an 18-month battle with their landlord over plans to demolish an Upper...


Northwold Estate: Upper Clapton campaigners score major victory in 18-month battle to save homes from demolition 

8 Feb

Housing campaigners look to have won an 18-month battle with their landlord over plans to demolish an Upper Clapton estate.


Made in Hackney: The Happy Tummy Co started out as a ‘mad science experiment’ in Karen O’Donoghue’s Lower Clapton kitchen 

1 Feb

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


Clapton man, 18, charged with murdering Daniel Frederick in Stoke Newington 

31 Jan

Clapton man, 18, charged with murdering Daniel Frederick in Stoke Newington 51 minutes ago James Morris --> A Clapton man was last night charged with murdering Daniel Frederick in Stoke Newington.


Clapton man, 18, charged with murdering Daniel Frederick in Stoke Newington 

31 Jan

A Clapton man was last night charged with murdering Daniel Frederick in Stoke Newington.


Community group running Hackney’s only solar-powered public toilet ‘outraged’ as council pulls plug 

29 Jan

Revamp: the toilets became a community asset in 2011.


Busiest knife amnesty bin in London returns to Lower Clapton’s St John at Hackney church 

26 Jan

Busiest knife amnesty bin in London returns to Lower Clapton’s St John at Hackney church 6 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> London’s busiest knife amnesty bin is back in place behind St John at Hackney church in Lower Clapton.


Busiest knife amnesty bin in London returns to Lower Clapton’s St John at Hackney church 

26 Jan

London’s busiest knife amnesty bin is back in place behind St John at Hackney church in Lower Clapton.


Lewis Johnson: Met officers who chased moped rider will not face charges over his death in Clapton Common 

23 Jan

Lewis Johnson: Met officers who chased moped rider will not face charges over his death in Clapton Common 58 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> The two police officers driving the cars chasing Lewis Johnson before he crashed his Vespa and died in Clapton ...


Lewis Johnson: Met officers who chased moped rider will not face charges over his death in Clapton Common 

23 Jan

Lewis Johnson: Met officers who chased moped rider will not face charges over his death in Clapton Common 23 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> The two police officers driving the cars chasing Lewis Johnson before he crashed his Vespa and died in Clapton ...


Lewis Johnson: Met officers who chased moped rider will not face charges over his death in Clapton Common 

23 Jan

The two police officers driving the cars chasing Lewis Johnson before he crashed his Vespa and died in Clapton Common will not face charges, the Gazette can reveal.


Lower Clapton man among gang jailed for £250,000 county lines drug dealing operation in Ipswich 

22 Jan

Lower Clapton man among gang jailed for £250,000 county lines drug dealing operation in Ipswich 3 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A Lower Clapton man is among a gang who have been jailed for a £250,000 “county lines” drug dealing operation in ...


Lower Clapton man among gang jailed for £250,000 county lines drug dealing operation in Ipswich 

22 Jan

A Lower Clapton man is among a gang who have been jailed for a £250,000 “county lines” drug dealing operation in Ipswich.


How Vidal Sassoon worked at the Clapton Beauty Parlour – the ‘in shop’ for the Beverley Sisters 

13 Jan

How Vidal Sassoon worked at the Clapton Beauty Parlour – the ‘in shop’ for the Beverley Sisters 49 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Emma Bartholomew catches up with Marcia Linch, whose parents set up the Clapton Beauty Parlour 88 years ago.


How Vidal Sassoon worked at the Clapton Beauty Parlour – the ‘in shop’ for the Beverley Sisters 

12 Jan

Emma Bartholomew catches up with Marcia Linch, whose parents set up the Clapton Beauty Parlour 88 years ago.


This week in history: Hackney boy, 15, ‘frittered’ aunt’s life savings on running away ‘all over Europe’ 

12 Jan

This week in history: Hackney boy, 15, ‘frittered’ aunt’s life savings on running away ‘all over Europe’ 25 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> A 15-year-old boy from Clapton stole his aunt’s life savings of £32 and used them to fund an ...


This week in history: Hackney boy, 15, ‘frittered’ aunt’s life savings on running away ‘all over Europe’ 

12 Jan

A 15-year-old boy from Clapton stole his aunt’s life savings of £32 and used them to fund an international trip.


‘Right and proper’: Homerton Hospital to go smoke-free in 2018 

19 Dec

Homerton Hospital in Lower Clapton.


Christmas (Baby Peas Come Home): Food banks to receive fresh produce courtesy of Growing Communities 

14 Dec

Winter veg: Growing Communities are readying bags of fresh goodies for those in need this Christmas.


Made in Hackney: How soap made in a Lower Clapton kitchen ‘snowballed’ into the Funky Soap Company 

14 Dec

Made in Hackney: How soap made in a Lower Clapton kitchen ‘snowballed’ into the Funky Soap Company 15 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Each week the Gazette takes to the streets to unearth something being manufactured right here in Hackney.


Made in Hackney: How soap made in a Lower Clapton kitchen ‘snowballed’ into the Funky Soap Company 

14 Dec

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


Northwold Estate: Developers say people are split on whether they want to see their homes demolished 

13 Dec

Northwold Estate: Developers say people are split on whether they want to see their homes demolished 43 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> People on an embattled Upper Clapton estate are split on whether or not they want to see homes flattened, the developer...


Hyperlocal & blogs

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’.


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.




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

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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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