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Student caught ‘shagging the place down’ was told he had gone viral by his mum 

15 Oct

Dominic Richardson, 23, with the mystery redhead at Hackney Downs train station (Picture: @ErenLDN) A student caught having sex on a train station platform found out a video of the romp had gone viral from his mum.


Clubbers rubbed ice on burning skin ‘after Ferne McCann’s ex attacked them with acid’ 

13 Oct

Mugshot of Arthur Collins (Picture: PA) Clubbers rubbed ice on their burning skin after acid was thrown inside a nightclub, a court has heard.


Passing Clouds: Plans submitted to reopen Dalston arts hub as music venue 

12 Oct

The old Passing Clouds venue could reopen as a music spot after plans were submitted by the landlord – complete with an extra storey on the roof.


Student caught ‘sh*gging the place down’ on tube station platform handed booze ban 

9 Oct

Dominic Richardson sparked outrage when passengers saw him (Picture: Central News) A university student who sparked outrage when he was caught ‘shagging the place down’ on a Tube station platform has been handed a 60-day booze ban.


Ferne McCann’s ex Arthur Collins goes on trial over ‘acid attack’ at Dalston nightclub 

9 Oct

Arthur Collins, 25, is set to go on trial (Picture: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire) A jury has been sworn in for the trial of the ex-boyfriend of reality TV star Ferne McCann, who is accused of carrying out an acid attack at an east London nightclub.


Titbits – blast from the past, Hackney Today and parking in the distant future 

6 Oct

◆ The Town Hall is promoting Black History Month  with a photo of James Baldwin visiting Dalston for the naming of CLR James library in 1965.


NatWest’s closure of Dalston branch leaves cash traders jangling coins in their pocket or going on line 

4 Oct

IN A BLOW TO LOCAL TRADITION, the bank popular with the cash traders of Ridley Road Market and nearby small businesses has closed.


Hunt for couple caught ‘shagging the place down’ at Hackney Downs station 

29 Sep

The look of love? Police are hunting a couple after they were caught going at it on a London Overground platform (Picture: British Transport Police) Police have released an image of a woman they want to speak to after a couple were allegedly caught...


Hackney primary schools to take part in London’s first ‘toxic air audits’ 

27 Sep

Pollution plan: London Mayor Sadiq Khan Two primary schools in Hackney have been selected for Mayor of London Sadiq Khan’s first “air quality audits”.


Whatever happened to the burger craze? How Hackney is enjoying a love of vegetarian food 

27 Sep

THE PEOPLE crowding a vegan fair in Hackney, above , show the extraordinary surge in demand for vegetarian food.


De Beauvoir takeaway Spice Island reopens as a restaurant so customers no longer have to sit on floor 

26 Sep

De Beauvoir takeaway Spice Island reopens as a restaurant so customers no longer have to sit on floor 8 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> An Indian takeaway so popular customers would sit on the floor to eat has reopened as a restaurant after more than a ...


De Beauvoir takeaway Spice Island reopens as a restaurant so customers no longer have to sit on floor 

26 Sep

An Indian takeaway so popular customers would sit on the floor to eat has reopened as a restaurant after more than a year of refurbishment.


John Nolan fire death: Dalston builder’s appeal after brother suffers horrific burns in mystery blaze 

25 Sep

John Nolan fire death: Dalston builder’s appeal after brother suffers horrific burns in mystery blaze 34 minutes ago Emma Youle --> A grieving Dalston builder whose brother died after sustaining horrific burns in the street has appealed for ...


John Nolan fire death: Dalston builder’s appeal after brother suffers horrific burns in mystery blaze 

25 Sep

A grieving Dalston builder whose brother died after sustaining horrific burns in the street has appealed for information about his final hours.


‘Can’t get the staff’ – Dalston tapas bar owner blames Brexit for fly-tipping fine 

20 Sep

‘Can’t get the staff’ – Dalston tapas bar owner blames Brexit for fly-tipping fine 6 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Brexit is blamed for a lot of things, but a Dalston bar owner may be the first to hold it responsible for a fly-tipping fine.


‘Can’t get the staff’ – Dalston tapas bar owner blames Brexit for fly-tipping fine 

20 Sep

Brexit is blamed for a lot of things, but a Dalston bar owner may be the first to hold it responsible for a fly-tipping fine.


Hackney Stand Up to Racism drops speaker over ‘racism’ – but defends group linked to Jihadi John 

20 Sep

Hackney Stand Up to Racism dropped MPAC UK’s speaker from its event (Photo: Hackney Citizen) A Hackney anti-racism event has dropped a speaker whose organisation is banned by the National Union of Students for holding “racist views”.


Made in Hackney: 58 Gin is a ‘labour of love’ 

20 Sep

Made in Hackney: 58 Gin is a ‘labour of love’ 41 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Each week, the Gazette takes to the streets to unearth something being manufactured right here in Hackney.


Made in Hackney: 58 Gin is a ‘labour of love’ 

20 Sep

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


Rashan Charles: Met Police officer ‘should be suspended’, IPCC says 

18 Sep

Video: Rashan Charles: Met Police officer ‘should be suspended’, IPCC says 54 minutes ago Ryan Hooper --> The police officer who restrained Rashan Charles on the floor of a Dalston shop hours before his death should be suspended, the police ...


De Beauvoir and William Patten schools earmarked for Mayor of London’s toxic air audit amid fears for kids’ health 

15 Sep

De Beauvoir and William Patten schools earmarked for Mayor of London’s toxic air audit amid fears for kids’ health 45 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> De Beauvoir and William Patten schools are earmarked for an audit of the air quality at 50 ...


De Beauvoir and William Patten schools earmarked for Mayor of London’s toxic air audit amid fears for kids’ health 

15 Sep

De Beauvoir and William Patten schools are earmarked for an audit of the air quality at 50 primary schools in London’s worst polluted areas.


Rashan Charles: Police officer being investigated for ‘gross misconduct’ 

13 Sep

Rashan Charles.


Rashan Charles: Police officer who restrained young dad in Dalston being investigated for ‘gross misconduct’ 

13 Sep

Breaking News: Rashan Charles: Police officer who restrained young dad in Dalston being investigated for ‘gross misconduct’ 42 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> The officer who restrained Rashan Charles in a Dalston shop before the teen died is being ...


Police officer who restrained Rashan Charles being investigated for gross misconduct 

13 Sep

Rashan Charles, 20, who died after being restrained by police in Dalston (Picture: Facebook) The officer who restrained a man who died shortly after is being investigated for gross misconduct.


Rashan Charles: Police officer who restrained young dad in Dalston being investigated for ‘gross misconduct’ 

13 Sep

The officer who restrained Rashan Charles in a Dalston shop before the teen died is being investigated for gross misconduct, the police watchdog has said.


How pioneering fire expert Edwin Sachs trained as a fireman before designing Dalston furniture factory 

6 Sep

How pioneering fire expert Edwin Sachs trained as a fireman before designing Dalston furniture factory 39 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> As the owners of Springfield House look for permission to replace all its windows, Emma Bartholomew looks back ...


How pioneering fire expert Edwin Sachs trained as a fireman before designing Dalston furniture factory 

6 Sep

As the owners of Springfield House look for permission to replace all its windows, Emma Bartholomew looks back to 1902 when a trailblazer in fire prevention, Edwin Sachs, designed it...


Vicious Hackney Downs attack sees dad, 38, beaten up, threatened with knife and robbed of jewellery worth £3k 

31 Aug

Vicious Hackney Downs attack sees dad, 38, beaten up, threatened with knife and robbed of jewellery worth £3k 27 minutes ago Ramzy Alwakeel --> A hooded gang hurled their mountain bikes at a disabled man and ripped gold chains worth thousands from ...


Just two letting agents sign up to council’s fee-scrapping scheme in its first month 

30 Aug

Leading the charge: Cllr Sem Moema (left) talks to a renter in Dalston.


Police appeal for information about couple filmed ‘having sex while waiting for train’ at Hackney Downs station 

28 Aug

Police appeal for information about couple filmed ‘having sex while waiting for train’ at Hackney Downs station 48 minutes ago Ramzy Alwakeel --> Police are investigating footage of a couple apparently openly having sex on an Overground platform ...


Hyperlocal & blogs

DJ of the Week – Babybear 

13 Oct

All the way from glam Paris, superstar DJ Babybear gives us his fave tunes ahead of his set at Dalston Superstore’s Patsy next Friday! Hey Babybear! Describe yourself in one gorge sentence.


Kurdish-Turkish tensions spill out onto streets of Hackney 

12 Oct

Kurdish activists clashed with local Turks during a procession through Dalston last Sunday.


Titbits – blast from the past, Hackney Today and parking in the distant future 

6 Oct

◆ The Town Hall is promoting Black History Month  with a photo of James Baldwin visiting Dalston for the naming of CLR James library in 1965.


Hip-hop raised me… some great faces of rap are in your face in a Hackney back street 

6 Oct

Not quite sure about who’s who? See note at end of article THIS TRIBUTE TO HIP-HOP is exciting Dalston.


NatWest’s closure of Dalston branch leaves cash traders jangling coins in their pocket or going on line 

4 Oct

IN A BLOW TO LOCAL TRADITION, the bank popular with the cash traders of Ridley Road Market and nearby small businesses has closed.


Fixing Fridays 

2 Oct

Friday, 13 October 2017 – Friday, 09 March 2018 6pm – 8pm Do you feel frustrated by electronic and electrical appliances that stop working? Want to learn to make them last longer? Join Hackney Fixers for Fixing Fridays, where they show you how to...


nanny bill’s x birthdays 

2 Oct

You may have shed a few tears when Nanny Bill’s shut up shop in Shoreditch for summer but fear not because they have taken up residence at Birthdays in Dalston.


Floods of tears likely as Hackney’s London Fields Lido reopening date sinks without explanation 

27 Sep

THE GAMBLE of setting an opening date for London Fields Lido has failed.


Whatever happened to the burger craze? How Hackney is enjoying a love of vegetarian food 

27 Sep

THE PEOPLE crowding a vegan fair in Hackney, above , show the extraordinary surge in demand for vegetarian food.


Jazz in Coburg Road 

23 Sep

According to trumpeter Henry Lowther, who I spoke to at the Karamel Restaurant on Thursday night, the great jazz composer Mike Gibbs lived in Alexandra Road in the 1990s.


News splash: London Fields Lido gets wet for its water test as it nears end of repairs for serious leaks 

22 Sep

THIS IS THE SIGHT London Fields Lido users have been hankering after: a pool full of water glistening under a bright blue sky.


ballie ballerson opens in shoreditch 

20 Sep

If you didn’t get a chance to go balls deep at their Dalston pop-up, you’ll be pleased to hear that Ballie Ballerson are back with a brand new site in Shoreditch.


Hackney fails to capitalise on a way to house the homeless… and goes shy when asked about it 

18 Sep

Street beggar in fashionable Shoreditch: at least he has a dog for companionship: HACKNEY COUNCIL has made no attempt to seize any of the 20,000 empty London homes that are in the borough, despite having the law on its side.


Rashan Charles: Police under fire for not suspending officer 

18 Sep

20-year-old Rashan Charles The Met has come under fire for failing to act on police watchdog recommendations to suspend the officer involved in the death of Rashan Charles.


Officer being investigated over Rashan Charles death 

16 Sep

Rashan Chalres.


Dalston History Walk 

15 Sep

Saturday, 23 September 2017 11am – 1.15pm WALK HACKNEY specializes in telling you the story of Hackney, through a series of scheduled walks around different parts of Hackney.


Meet the women behind London’s transgender fundraising night 

14 Sep

This Friday, the fabulous, glitter-spattered East London den of queer debauchery, Dalston Superstore, is hosting a transgender fundraising night .


London’s first zero waste supermarket has opened 

12 Sep

Items kept in glass jars at zero waste shop Bulk Market.


Hackney Carnival success as 30,000 people attend 

12 Sep

Pic: Sean Pollock / Hackney Council More than 30,000 people attended Hackney Carnival over the weekend to enjoy the festival atmosphere, fabulous dancers and music.


London Overground local travel news 

10 Sep

For many of you who are not yet aware, local transport will be affected by works on the London Overground.


JULIASAYS – Discerning scene musings of the princess of East London! 

7 Sep

What happens in the disco stays in the disco – haha, not anymore! Those days of private dancing are long gone.


Meet the crew behind London’s hottest new fetish night 

31 Aug

Tonight, brand new fetish clubbing concept CREEPS touches down at East London’s Dalston Superstore.


Ink Me Baby One More Time! 

30 Aug

We hear about the ins and outs of tattooing from famous scene faces Tattoos are inescapable at the moment, seen everywhere from Dalston club smoking areas to divisive E4 TV series, all the way to your Mum’s pilates class.


sheps has opened on kingsland road 

29 Aug

Haggerston has a brand spanking new bar and it’s called Sheps.


End of September: Hackney council sets firm reopening date for London Fields Lido 

29 Aug

DESPITE REPAIRS TO London Fields Lido running into more problems than those previously reported by Loving Dalston, a reopening date has now been set.


Great Jamaican Cuisine at Rudie’s in Dalston 

19 Aug

I don’t go out for Jamaican or Caribbean food all that often in London.


ROOFSTOCK : A queer fundraiser on a roof with drag queens! 

18 Aug

So, here’s some exciting news for you to plug into your pagers: The Glory and Dalston Superstore are putting aside postcode differences and holding a one-off evening of queer entertainment! We’ve just had a quick look through the QX archives and ...


The liberating power of theatre: how it can lead to fulfilment and even a stage in Dalston 

17 Aug

ALREADY Seraphina Beh has played in EastEnders and been described   by a national newspaper as “ the [not “a”] promising actress ”.


DJ Of The Week – SST 

17 Aug

She’s playing at PATSY on Friday and here are her top tunes! This week’s sonorous spin-star of DJ Of The Week, is super duper NYC chick SST! We sat down with her ahead of her set at Patsy at Dalston Superstore this Friday and got the lowdown on ...


Untitled Bar in Dalston: Conigliaro’s avant-garde cocktail outpost | Bar review 

16 Aug

As Shoreditch and Hoxton are now thoroughly saturated with some of the world’s best cocktail bars, it only makes sense that the scene would start to radiate outwards.


The Vincent in Hackney: Bottomless brunch review | Restaurant review 

10 Aug

From the team that brought us the Sebright Arms comes the Vincent, a laid-back, effortlessly cool establishment perched on the corner on Dalston Lane’s busy intersection.


wild dog kitchen at victoria, dalston 

10 Aug

It’s gonna be one sausage fest at The Victoria in Dalston as Wild Dog Kitchen take up residence.


Bottomless Brunch at The Vincent 

10 Aug

The Vincent near Hackney Downs has launched a weekend brunch menu featuring bottomless coffee, cocktails and prosecco alongside a yummy assortment of breakfast and otherwise brunch-able dishes.



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Schools

Year 2 – Time Detectives 

12 Oct

Last Friday, both Year Two classes from Shacklewell were fortunate enough to take a trip to the British Museum to tie in with their IPC unit ‘Time Detectives’.


Primary Advantage Football Tournament 

10 Oct

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


Shacklewell Summer Show ‘Timed’ 

16 Jun

The Shacklewell Summer Show titled ‘Timed’ will take place on the 3rd July at 2.30pm.


How can you help Shacklewell? 

7 Jun

Parents we need your help.


New Wave Junior MasterChef 

3 May

Mr John, our New Wave Chef extraordinaire,   introduced a live stream assembly yesterday morning from Grazebrook.


Festival of Friendship – 28th April 2017 

20 Apr

Come along to the Festival of Friendship, a free event bringing the Shacklewell community together...


Shacklewell Parent Survey – Give us your feedback! 

19 Apr

We are conducting a parent survey this half-term to gather parental feedback and would appreciate if you could take some time to complete a short survey.


Shacklewell Salsa Squad triumph at The Copper Box! 

28 Mar

Our Salsa Dance Group won the gold medal in the Hackney Schools competition held at The Copper Box.


An amazing day with London Symphony Orchestra 

17 Mar

We had an absolutely fantastic day at the Take Note Music Event where our very own Shacklewell children got to play alongside the London Symphony Orchestra! I wanted to say a big Thank you to Natalie for the opportunity and a big Thank you to Justin ...


World Book Day 

21 Feb

Next Thursday is world Book Day and Shacklewell will be celebrating in style! There will be book tokens, story readings, and fancy dress!   If you want to get in the spirit of things beforehand this website  http://www.


Welcome to the Two Year Old Provision 

31 Jan

We would like to say hello to all of our new two year olds starting the provision this week.


Hackney Downs Syndrome Community Group 

12 Jan

FIRST GET TOGETHER:  Saturday 28th January 2017,  2-4pm  At Linden Childrens’ Centre Please download the flyer to find out more.


Cricket Festival 

22 Jun

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


The Paralympic Torce is Coming To Shacklewell 

14 May

In the run up to the Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games 2016, the British Paralympic Association in partnership with Spirit of 2012 will be taking the Rio 2016 Paralympic torch on a nationwide tour of 100 primary schools.


Grass Track League Cycling Success 

13 May

A MASSIVE shout out to Year 5’s  Heidi, Juliette, Olive, Toby, Dominic and Theo for cycling their hearts out  at last Fridays Grass Track League Cycling Event .


Give and Take Day 

6 May

Give Take Day Saturday 14 th May We are delighted to, once again, be hosting Hackney’s superb, very green  Give and Take Day here at Shacklewell School.


Come Taste With Us 

6 May

The Shacklewell tasting session will take place Thursday 12 th May between 3.30pm-4.45pm.


Quicksticks Dribbling 

17 Mar

Delighted  to report that Team SW dribbled, blocked and passed their way to a near victory on Wednesday  at the Young Hackney Schools QuickSticks Hockey Festival for Years 3 4 children.


Science Week at Shacklewell! 

9 Mar

Shacklewell will be taking part in British Science Week! The week promises to be an extremely exciting and inspirational one, with a number of practical experiments, demonstrations and competitions planned.


Parent Consultation Dates Announced! 

23 Feb

Please make a note in your diaries for Shacklewell Parent Consultation Evenings.


Parent Council Meeting 

25 Jan

There will be a Parent Council meeting at 9am on Friday 29 Jan in the Community Room.


Federation Consultation 

7 Jan

As you are all aware, The Federation of Grazebrook and Shacklewell Primary Schools have been working in partnership with Woodberry Down Community Primary School for over a year to improve learning standards by sharing best practice.


Shacklewell Consultations 

7 Jan

As you are all aware, The Federation of Grazebrook and Shacklewell Primary Schools have been working in partnership with Woodberry Down Community Primary School for over a year to improve learning standards by sharing best practice.


Homework Update 

26 Nov

Please see below the revised advice regarding homework at Shacklewell Primary School for Years 1-5.


Parent Survey 

26 Nov

Here are the results of the Parent Survey.


Tweet us! 

23 Nov

You may have heard but Shacklewell has now got a presence on Twitter.


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.


Active Travel – SILVER Award for Shacklewell 

30 Sep

We are delighted to, once again, announce that we have gained Silver  Accreditation  from Transport for London (supported by Hackney Sustainable Travel)   as an acknowledgement for Shacklewell’s   commitment to the promotion of active ...


Countryside Live was Mooooo….vellous! 

30 Sep

Shacklewell  children from Classes 2S,2W , 5S   5W  were among 3000 primary school children able to enjoy a fabulous day of outdoor countryside discovery at Countryside Live.



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