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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.


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 ...


Upper Clapton man who had knife ‘for fishing’ jailed for six months 

18 Jun

Upper Clapton man who had knife ‘for fishing’ jailed for six months 4 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> An Upper Clapton man who told police the knife in his pocket was for fishing has been jailed for six months.


Upper Clapton man who had knife ‘for fishing’ jailed for six months 

18 Jun

An Upper Clapton man who told police the knife in his pocket was for fishing has been jailed for six months.


Vanessa James murder: Tre Cameron from Lower Clapton stabbed young mother 26 times 

13 Jun

Vanessa James murder: Tre Cameron from Lower Clapton stabbed young mother 26 times 44 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> The family of a young mother who was stabbed 26 times have described how their “hearts have been ripped out” as a man from ...


Vanessa James murder: Tre Cameron from Lower Clapton stabbed young mother 26 times 

13 Jun

The family of a young mother who was stabbed 26 times have described how their “hearts have been ripped out” as a man from Hackney was found guilty of her brutal murder.


Man shot by police on Clapton Park estate in March still in hospital with life-changing injuries 

29 May

Man shot by police on Clapton Park estate in March still in hospital with life-changing injuries 15 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A man shot by police on the Clapton Park Estate in March is still in hospital and may never walk again, the Gazette ...


Man shot by police on Clapton Park estate in March still in hospital with life-changing injuries 

29 May

A man shot by police on the Clapton Park Estate in March is still in hospital and may never walk again, the Gazette understands.


‘Probably saved a life tonight’ – police seize huge knives as 400 people attend street party in Lower Clapton 

28 May

‘Probably saved a life tonight’ – police seize huge knives as 400 people attend street party in Lower Clapton 6 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Police officers discovered a host of deadly weapons hidden around Gilpin Square after being called to ...


Upper Clapton disabled kids charity helps 100 more youngsters thanks to Tesco grant 

28 May

Upper Clapton disabled kids charity helps 100 more youngsters thanks to Tesco grant 17 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A disabled children’s charity in Hackney has helped more than 100 kids in the last year thanks to a £2,000 grant from Tesco.


‘Probably saved a life tonight’ – police seize huge knives at Lower Clapton street party with 400 people 

28 May

Police officers discovered a host of deadly weapons hidden around Gilpin Square after being called to deal with a huge street party last night.


Upper Clapton disabled kids charity helps 100 more youngsters thanks to Tesco grant 

28 May

A disabled children’s charity in Hackney has helped more than 100 kids in the last year thanks to a £2,000 grant from Tesco.


Cocaine, cash and £2,000 worth of trainers confiscated from Upper Clapton home 

18 May

Cocaine, cash and £2,000 worth of trainers confiscated from Upper Clapton home 51 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Cocaine worth £10,000, £6,000 in cash and £2,000 worth of trainers have been seized from a home in Upper Clapton by the newly-...


Cocaine, cash and £2,000 worth of trainers confiscated from Upper Clapton home 

18 May

Cocaine worth £10,000, £6,000 in cash and £2,000 worth of trainers have been seized from a home in Upper Clapton by the newly-formed violent crime taskforce.


Children’s theatre company launches offshoot aimed at young adults 

15 May

The company’s 2017 Carnival Collective put on a show.


Campaign to save Clapton community garden pins hopes on 1980s mural 

8 May

Community creation: the mural dates back to 1980.


Free school’s move to former Hackney cop shop back on after long delay 

4 May

Empty: the old police station on Lower Clapton Road.


Retiree, 79, serenades Diane Abbott at Upper Clapton ‘knit and natter’ club 

2 May

Retiree, 79, serenades Diane Abbott at Upper Clapton ‘knit and natter’ club 7 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Hackney North and Stoke Newington MP Diane
Abbott was treated to a personal serenade from 79-year-old Laurence Jeffrey when she ...


Retiree, 79, serenades Diane Abbott at Upper Clapton ‘knit and natter’ club 

2 May

Hackney North and Stoke Newington MP Diane
Abbott was treated to a personal serenade from 79-year-old Laurence Jeffrey when she visited a “knit and natter” group in Upper Clapton.


‘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.


Hyperlocal & blogs

St Mary of Zion, Lower Clapton Road (Ethiopian Orthodox) 

16 May

The church currently worships in St James Anglican church next door.


Children’s theatre company launches offshoot aimed at young adults 

15 May

The company’s 2017 Carnival Collective put on a show.


XERA VERA’s Unmissable Clubs in London This Weekend – 10-13 May 2018 

10 May

The weekend in clubs in London.


invest in blok 

4 May

With two London sites in Clapton and Shoreditch already running 360 kick ass classes a week and cafes full of vegan food from Essence Express , plus a Manchester branch opening this year, Blok is gym that’s making serious gains.


essence express x blok shoreditch 

27 Apr

After massive success with their Clapton site, Blok expanded to Shoreditch this year bagging a spot in the swishy Principal Place building.


loti eats | les nenettes 

23 Apr

If you want to feel like you’ve gone on holiday to the south of France without having to leave Hackney, then head for Les Nenettes.


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.




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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