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£3.2m Springfield Park revamp could see greenhouses demolished – and car park built on 

21 Feb

Springfield Park’s greenhouse buildings could be demolished to make way for a profit-making community event space in a £3.2million revamp.


Made in Hackney: Mimi Berry on the leather bags she designs in Lower Clapton Road 

13 Feb

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


Nursery and college from Clapton forge new partnership 

9 Feb

A day nursery has buddied up with a sixth form college to encourage students to choose a career in childcare.


Nursery and college from Clapton forge new partnership 

9 Feb

A day nursery has buddied up with a sixth form college to encourage students to choose a career in childcare.


Lewis Johnson death: IPCC believes witness to Clapton Common crash may have vital footage 

6 Feb

The police watchdog investigating the death of teen moped rider Lewis Johnson wants to speak to a mystery witness who may have vital mobile phone footage.


Lewis Johnson death: IPCC believes witness to Clapton Common crash may have vital footage 

6 Feb

The police watchdog investigating the death of teen moped rider Lewis Johnson wants to speak to a mystery witness who may have vital mobile phone footage.


Lewis Johnson death: IPCC believes witness to Clapton Common crash may have vital footage 

6 Feb

The police watchdog investigating the death of teen moped rider Lewis Johnson wants to speak to a mystery witness who may have vital mobile phone footage.


Two held over ‘false imprisonment’ of traffic warden during ‘citizen’s arrest’ in Upper Clapton 

2 Feb

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of false imprisonment after the “citizen’s arrest” of a traffic warden in Upper Clapton.


Two held over ‘false imprisonment’ of traffic warden during ‘citizen’s arrest’ in Upper Clapton 

2 Feb

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of false imprisonment after the “citizen’s arrest” of a traffic warden in Upper Clapton.


CPZ parking ‘cock up’ caused chaos for Clapton residents, councillors told 

26 Jan

Hackney Town Hall, where there were angry scenes last night Hackney Council “cocked up” a controlled parking zone (CPZ) in the Clapton area when officers left seven roads without controls, councillors were angrily told at a Town Hall meeting ...


400-homes plan for Nightingale Estate gets green light 

13 Jan

Disused land on a Lower Clapton estate will be transformed into 400 homes after ambitious plans were passed by councillors.


Hackney Council to install double yellows after parking zone chaos in Lower Clapton 

10 Jan

Hackney Council is being forced to paint emergency double yellow lines following parking zone chaos that saw an ambulance unable to get down Chatsworth Road.


Vigilance urged after cat found decapitated in Clapton car park 

5 Jan

Police have confirmed they are investigating the incident Cat owners are being urged to be vigilant after the body of a kitten was found missing its head and tail in a private car park in Clapton.


Could supermarket giant Tesco be poised to muscle into Chatsworth Road? 

4 Jan

Tesco Express in Lower Clapton Road.


Fears of ‘privatisation’ of Springfield Park under council’s restoration plans 

13 Dec

Park life: Springfield on a sunny day.


Startup of the week: Scandi pastries come to Lower Clapton 

11 Dec

Every week, we take to the streets to find a start-up business right here in Hackney.


Start-up of the week: Scandi pastries come to Lower Clapton 

11 Dec

Every week, we take to the streets to find a start-up business right here in Hackney.


Startup of the week: Scandi pastries come to Lower Clapton 

9 Dec

Every week, we take to the streets to find a start-up business right here in Hackney.


‘Really cool’ Japanese-inspired sunken bath project up for gong 

7 Dec

A Clapton home with a glazed extension featuring a sunken bath inspired by bathing rituals from Japan has been shortlisted for an award...


‘Really cool’ Japanese-inspired sunken bath project up for gong 

7 Dec

A Clapton home with a glazed extension featuring a sunken bath inspired by bathing rituals from Japan has been shortlisted for an award...


Car wars! Anger over ‘hellish’ parking plan in Clapton Pond 

7 Dec

Frustrated drivers have warned “parking hell” will descend on their streets if an unpopular scheme is rolled out in Clapton Pond.


Concert pitch – Hackney’s live music guide for December 

2 Dec

Gold Panda plays at Oval Space this month Acoustic Sundays @ The Crypt, Northchurch Terrace, N1 4DA – 4 December Five nominations at the UK festival awards have crowned an eventful year for Acoustic Sundays, and for its ultimate show of the year ...


Northwold Estate residents fear community will be ‘wrecked’ if plan to flatten homes goes ahead 

24 Nov

Green Party politician Sian Berry (centre) visited the estate last night to meet with residents concerned about redevelopment plans.


‘I love hearing their life stories’: Tanisha Reynolds on running Hackney’s Wayside Community Centre 

24 Nov

Tanisha Reynolds runs the Wayside Community Centre in Lower Clapton Road.


Victim of Clapton Common child abuser Joseph Augustin speaks out as her attacker avoids jail 

21 Nov

A child sex abuse survivor whose attacker has dodged jail is urging parents to look out for signs their own kids could be at risk.


‘Micro-homes’ for the priced-out are unveiled in Clapton block 

16 Nov

An architect has been appointed to renovate a number of ex-council bedsits that are too small to be used as social housing and would not meet government new build space standards.


‘Micro-homes’ for the priced-out are unveiled in Clapton block 

16 Nov

An architect has been appointed to renovate a number of ex-council bedsits that are too small to be used as social housing and would not meet government new build space standards.


Essex Senior League: Barkingside boss Gursel Gulfer chasing successive league wins at Tower Hamlets tonight 

14 Nov

After ending long winless run at Clapton on Saturday.


Clapton boss ‘baffled’ by Barkingside loss 

14 Nov

Fowell: We could have won 7-1...


Clapton’s homecoming ends in Barkingside defeat 

13 Nov

Clapton 0 Barkingside 1...


Burglars strike again at Black Cat Cafe – just weeks after last break in 

10 Nov

The scene last time around: Broken glass at the Black Cat.


Hyperlocal & blogs

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...


Rubbish all over the road, 19th December 

19 Dec

This is a bag of rubbish I picked up from a single stretch of street across Myrtle and Springfield Roads on Saturday 17th December.


YARD SALE PIZZA COMING TO WALTHAMSTOW 

16 Dec

Yard Sale Pizza is starting 2017 off strong and opening a third site in Walthamstow in February.


Via Clapton FC 

4 Dec

Via Clapton FC...


December 2016 dates for #Hackney #Bike Workshop + Happy Holidays! 

1 Dec

LAST TWO WORKSHOPS OF THE YEAR! ..


Any local vinyl junkies? 

27 Nov

This barge-based record shop frequently moors near Springfield Park.


Clappy-happy! If you go to chapel in Clapton you might be in with a prayer to become a movie star 

16 Nov

HEY, LADS! You know that roundy happy-clappy placey in Clapton, above , that you occasionally go past? It could be the start of your showbiz career.


CLAPTON CRAFT FINSBURY PARK 

8 Nov

The Clapton Craft empire is expanding further out of their namesake hood with a fourth site in Finsbury Park almost ready to open its doors.


From Noma to Newington Green: Restaurant Perilla opens on 8 November 

27 Oct

Ben Marks and Matt Emmerson are to open Perilla in Newington Green on 8 th November.


Teenager Raped in Daylight in Clapton Park 

22 Oct

Hackney police have just released this statement: “On the afternoon of Thursday, 20 October a 17-year-old female was walking towards a bus stop in Lea Bridge Road, E5.


Police appeal after teenager raped in Hackney 

22 Oct

Lea Bridge Road.


THE MERMAID TO OPEN 

13 Oct

We’ve known for a while Clapton is the place to be, let’s face it our first ever print guide is all about it, but with the re-opening of Jim’s Cafe  and now The Mermaid Pub, Clapton just keeps on getting better.


Signs of the times 

7 Oct

Today I bring you some lovely old shop signs, most of which have since been removed.


Flickering light, 6th October 

6 Oct

Light been flickering since August Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 12 Springfield Road, E4 Report on FixMyStreet...


Car left in alleyway, 6th October 

6 Oct

Car been abandoned for some months blocking access to back of properties on Springfield rd Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 8 Connaught Road, E4 Report on FixMyStreet...


‘Mr Robot’ seeks to revolutionise art with autonomous paintings 

5 Oct

‘Mr Robot’: Architect Jens Pederson Why do fish school or birds flock together, and how can replicating this behaviour be of use to humans? A collection of black random squiggles that last month adorned the walls of a café on Lower Clapton Road ...


PERILLA TO OPEN 

15 Sep

You might remember us raving about Perilla last year when they popped up at Platform One in Dulwich and with a successful stint at Palm 2 in Clapton too, Ben Marks and Matt Emmerson have decided to set up a permanent home for Perilla in Newington ...


Moreton Milk Deliveries – A Wee Bit of the Backstory 

1 Sep

I got hold of the elusive Moreton Milk today and found out a very small part of their backstory.


Shadow Optics at Lubomirov/Angus-Hughes, Clapton: Things falling apart 

24 Aug

An excerpt from Solveig Settemsdal’s Segment I.


my neighbours the dumplings, 165 Lower Clapton Road, E5 

23 Aug

For a blissful two months in Clapton this spring, my neighbours the dumplings actually were Eat Hackney’s neighbours.


Pizza pressures as Domino’s move in next to Yard Sale 

13 Aug

They have branches in Hyderabad, Manitoba and Milan as well as all over the US and the UK, and now the international pizza chain Domino's have turned up in Lower Clapton Road.




Schools

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...


Last day of term is Friday 19th December, Spring term begins on Monday 5th January 2015 

25 Nov

all children should return to school on Monday 5th January 2015 at 8:45 am...


What’s it all about, BSix? 

22 Nov

BSix is a sixth form college and should be judged and judge itself by the standards and benchmarks of a sixth form college BSix is a comprehensive sixth form college in three senses It is non-selective, adhering to national entry thresholds.


History’s Untouchables 

22 Nov

President John F.


Ghana Class Assembly 

21 Nov

Ghana Class Assembly From: Northwold Primary School Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 08:48 More in People Blogs...


Parents evening: Wednesday 3rd December please sign up 

21 Nov

Parents meeting for all children.


A Classical Obsession 

19 Nov

All this East End Classics Centre and A Level Classical Civilisation stuff is getting to me.



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