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Made in Hackney: Hackney Downs kids’ charity slips recycled novels into mysterious handmade covers 

22 Mar

Made in Hackney: Hackney Downs kids’ charity slips recycled novels into mysterious handmade covers 39 minutes ago Ramzy Alwakeel --> Each week, the Gazette takes to the streets to unearth something being manufactured right here in Hackney.


Made in Hackney: Hackney Downs kids’ charity slips recycled novels into mysterious handmade covers 

22 Mar

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


Hackney Downs vegan market: 2,500 swamp Amhurst Terrace in search of meat-free treats 

22 Mar

Hackney Downs vegan market: 2,500 swamp Amhurst Terrace in search of meat-free treats 35 minutes ago Ramzy Alwakeel --> An industrial yard down the side of Hackney Downs Studios hosted London’s first vegan food market on Saturday.


Hackney Downs vegan market: 2,500 swamp Amhurst Terrace in search of meat-free treats 

22 Mar

An industrial yard down the side of Hackney Downs Studios hosted London’s first vegan food market on Saturday.


‘Before gentrification’: Photographer shares black-and-white pictures of Dalston in the 1980s 

18 Mar

‘Before gentrification’: Photographer shares black-and-white pictures of Dalston in the 1980s 8 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Emma Bartholomew speaks to Andrew Holligan, who captured life in Dalston three decades ago on his 50s camera.


‘Before gentrification’: Photographer shares black-and-white pictures of Dalston in the 1980s 

18 Mar

Emma Bartholomew speaks to Andrew Holligan, who captured life in Dalston three decades ago on his 50s camera.


Nightingale residents force council to act on ‘dangerous’ parking 

17 Mar

Angry: local resident James MacDaid criticised the council’s response.


Start-up of the week: TT Liquor puts cocktails under the microscope in Hoxton 

15 Mar

Start-up of the week: TT Liquor puts cocktails under the microscope in Hoxton 30 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> The Gazette hunts high and low each week to bring you news of the most interesting and unusual new businesses in Hackney.


Start-up of the week: TT Liquor puts cocktails under the microscope in Hoxton 

15 Mar

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


Owners of controversial LD50 gallery told to ‘vacate premises’, claim campaigners 

14 Mar

Controversial: LD50 art gallery on Tottenham Road.


Hackney law centre ‘thrilled’ by Lady Fraser donation 

13 Mar

Tribute: Lady Fraser unveils the blue plaque at Pinter’s old home in 2012.


Dalston Eastern Curve Garden ‘under threat’ from Hackney Council’s new ‘cultural quarter’ 

6 Mar

Dalston Eastern Curve Garden ‘under threat’ from Hackney Council’s new ‘cultural quarter’ 14 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> The enclosed Eastern Curve Garden could be made into a thoroughfare as part of Hackney Council’s vision for a ...


Dalston Eastern Curve Garden could be turned into a thoroughfare for Hackney Council’s ‘Dalston quarter’ plans 

6 Mar

Dalston’s much-loved Eastern Curve Garden could be turned into a thoroughfare as part of Hackney Council’s vision for a new “Dalston Quarter”.


Dalston’s Eastern Curve Garden under threat 

6 Mar

Behind the Curve: a young couple stroll through the garden.


MP Meg Hillier to host House of Commons discussion over London Fields rent hikes 

6 Mar

MP Meg Hillier to host House of Commons discussion over London Fields rent hikes 35 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Meg Hillier will quiz the top brass of Network Rail over crippling rent hikes at a House of Commons meeting, the Gazette can reveal.


Network Rail rent demands are knockout blow for Lawrence Okolie’s Hackney Downs boxing gym 

2 Mar

Network Rail rent demands are knockout blow for Lawrence Okolie’s Hackney Downs boxing gym 19 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Boxing coach Brian O’Shaughnessy was starting to see a real positive change in the kids at his gym before the club was priced...


Network Rail rent demands are knockout blow for Lawrence Okolie’s Hackney Downs boxing gym 

2 Mar

Boxing coach Brian O’Shaughnessy was starting to see a real positive change in the kids at his gym before the club was priced out of its Hackney Downs railway arch.


‘Boris’ building: future on hold with owner and council in deadlock 

27 Feb

Impasse: the future of Eli Bitran’s ‘Boris’ building is on hold.


LD50 gallery: Anti-fascist protesters march through Dalston 

27 Feb

Two hundred anti-fascist protesters flocked to Kingsland Road on Saturday morning to march against the controversial LD50 art gallery.


LD50 gallery: Anti-fascist protesters march through Dalston 

27 Feb

Video: LD50 gallery: Anti-fascist protesters march through Dalston 09:08 Sam Gelder --> Two hundred anti-fascist protesters flocked to Kingsland Road on Saturday morning to march against the controversial LD50 art gallery.


Dalston ‘meat cleaver attack’: Man stabbed in the head by knifeman in Kingsland High Street 

27 Feb

A public fight involving a “meat cleaver” left a man in hospital with a serious head injury and “pools of blood” trailing up Kingsland High Street yesterday afternoon.


Dalston ‘meat cleaver attack’: Man stabbed in the head by knifeman in Kingsland High Street 

27 Feb

Dalston ‘meat cleaver attack’: Man stabbed in the head by knifeman in Kingsland High Street 08:13 Emma Bartholomew and Ramzy Alwakeel --> A public fight involving a “meat cleaver” left a man in hospital with a serious head injury and “pools...


VIDEO: Anti-fascists clash with lone counter-protester at LD50 Gallery 

25 Feb

These were the scenes on Tottenham Road in Dalston this morning as anti-fascist protesters clashed with a lone counter-protester.


LD50 owner says ‘funny’ alt-right Twitter account had done ‘press’ for her Dalston gallery 

24 Feb

LD50 owner says ‘funny’ alt-right Twitter account had done ‘press’ for her Dalston gallery 10 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> The Dalston art gallery chief at the centre of a national “neo-Nazi” storm says she publicly linked LD50 to an ...


LD50 owner says ‘funny’ alt-right Twitter account had done ‘press’ for her Dalston gallery 

24 Feb

The Dalston art gallery chief at the centre of a national “neo-Nazi” storm says she publicly linked LD50 to an apparent alt-right Twitter account because it was “funny”.


Motorcyclist rushed to hospital after colliding with a car in De Beauvoir 

24 Feb

A man has been rushed to hospital after his motorcycle collided with a car in De Beauvoir this morning.


De Beauvoir motorbike crash leaves rider in hospital 

24 Feb

De Beauvoir motorbike crash leaves rider in hospital Friday, February 24, 2017 Emma Bartholomew --> A man was this morning in hospital after his motorbike collided with a car in De Beauvoir.


De Beauvoir motorbike crash leaves rider in hospital 

24 Feb

De Beauvoir motorbike crash leaves rider in hospital Friday, February 24, 2017 Emma Bartholomew --> A man was this morning in hospital after his motorbike collided with a car in De Beauvoir.


Benefactor of controversial LD50 art gallery denies interest or involvement in its activities 

23 Feb

Controversial: LD50 art gallery on Tottenham Road.


Pay what you want on selected items at GreatArt! 

23 Feb

After trading online for almost 15 years and supplying artists all over the UK with their range of over 50,000 products, GreatArt proudly opened their first UK shop in July 2016.


Q&A: Dalston’s under-fire LD50 director Lucia Diego denies art gallery’s alt-right exhibition and talks were racist 

22 Feb

Dalston art gallery LD50 came under fire this week after it emerged it had hosted a conference and exhibition featuring speakers and works from the far-right.


Hyperlocal & blogs

Hackney Mayor fails to deny Eastern Curve Garden will be redeveloped 

29 Mar

As part of Hackney's public consultation on its Principles for Development of the Dalston Cultural Quarter we sent our responses to the Council and let people know on twitter @OPENDalston .


Dalston’s “Cultural Quarter” – tell Hackney your views 

25 Mar

Hackney Council is consulting on the principles for development of four of its sites in Dalston town centre.


Dalston in the 80s: an interview with Andrew Holligan 

23 Mar

As anyone who lived or even stepped foot in Dalston back in the day will tell you the area has changed immeasurably over recent years.


Hackney Council – champions of our heritage and hard working people (NOT) 

22 Mar

Twenty four brand new Georgian "heritage likeness" private flats , 100% unaffordable, are now for sale in Dalston Lane.


Fresh from a big property deal in Dalston, a businessman tells of a youth club’s role in his life 

22 Mar

When Michael Adesioye heard that the St Matthias youth club  was for sale, he knew he had to be involved.


Review: Vortex Jazz Quartet 

22 Mar

London is home to some of the most famous jazz clubs in the world.


Meet the Traders: Vegan Delice 

22 Mar

Chanel Delice at the annual vegan market in Hackney – Pic; Sarah Oladokun Vegan Delice (pronounced “de-lease” for “deliciousness”) is a vegan bakery in the heart of Dalston.


Late-night levy will ‘kill the night-club economy’, say Hackney business owners 

21 Mar

Nightclubs, pubs and bars in Shoreditch and Dalston have warned Hackney Council that plans to introduce a late-night levy would destroy the borough’s thriving nightlife.


‘Alt-right’ Hackney art gallery to change its name 

20 Mar

Protests last month at LD50 gallery, Hackney.


Cassandra’s Astrology Readings 

18 Mar

Salaciously celestial predictions from deep witch Cassandra! In a brand new QX segment, Cassandra, the oracle of Dalston Kingsland Claire’s Accessories, takes time from her busy schedule of eating salt vinegar chipsticks and shouting at buses, to ...


Why is Hackney misleading the public about Eastern Curve Garden? 

16 Mar

When Hackney launched its public consultation proposals on 25 February, for development of Dalston's "Cultural Quarter", there was immediate public outcry .


A Dark Night In Dalston at Park Theatre | Theatre review 

16 Mar

While Park Theatre’s larger stage shows a very physical, homoerotic production of A Clockwork Orange , the intimate space named Park90 hosts A Dark Night In Dalston , a much tamer affair both in content and energy levels.


Take a look inside Fee Fee La Fou’s quirky Dalston art store 

16 Mar

Fiona Duffelen became a businesswoman in order to be an artist, rather than the other way round: “I’ve always thought of myself as straddling the two worlds.


Is this really the end of LD50? Gallery owner searches for alternative venues 

15 Mar

After an apparent victory for protesters as the controversial LD50 gallery in Dalston closes its doors, it has emerged that there may be plans to reopen it in a new location.


Hackney Nightlife thriving despite tax rises 

14 Mar

The London Night Czar has thrown her support behind a flourishing nightlife scene culture in Hackney, calling it “a hub of night time culture.


8 great places in Hackney for fitness and sports 

14 Mar

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‘Alt-right’ Dalston gallery LD50 shut down after protests 

14 Mar

LD50 Gallery, accused of hosting far-right exhibitions and a racist conference, has been shut down following anti-fascist protests.


Groundbreaking ceremony for controversial Nightingale Primary School 

13 Mar

Construction has begun at controversial Nightingale Primary School, a new school in Hackney Downs.


The QX Weekly Playlist – EMMA KROEGER 

9 Mar

Each week, we select one of the scene’s music lovers to give us their TOP TUNES (sometimes vers tunes.


‘We Are Funny’ review: underground comedy brought to light 

8 Mar

Farr's School of Dancing, 17 - 19 Dalston Lane, London E8 3DF.


The 10 Most Extra Things About Jesy Nelson 

8 Mar

The busty ‘Black Magic’ chanteuse always gives 300% Now, if you know QX, you’ll know we’re famous for doing retrospectives on British girlband members.


little duck | the picklery coming to dalston 

8 Mar

Hackney’s Rawduck (sister site to Ducksoup in Soho) is known for its range of pickles, ferments and drinking vinegars and now they’re taking it to the next level by opening a brand new place dedicated to the art of fermenting.


WUT Club 

1 Mar

24/02/17: O.


VIDEO: Protesters gather outside Dalston art gallery over controversial exhibition 

1 Mar

 Around 250 people gathered outside a Dalston gallery on Saturday to protest against recent exhibitions showcasing works by the so-called ‘alt-right’  movement; white nationalism that is said to be tied in with racism, Islamophobia and anti-...


Hackney’s monstrous plan to “regenerate” Dalston’s Eastern Curve Garden 

28 Feb

Dalston's much loved Eastern Curve Garden has alerted its users to the extreme risks it faces from Hackney Council's latest plans to " regenerate " the Eastern Curve Garden as part of what it calls Dalston's " Cultural Quarter ".


Close down the LD50 gallery in Dalston. No passeran. 

24 Feb

https://shutdownld50.


lucky chip x breddos tacos 

22 Feb

Lucky Chip have hooked up with Breddos Tacos to create the mother of all burgers.


goodhood yard sale 

15 Feb

Stuff fashion week, Goodhood is back with another Yard Sale this weekend.


loti eats: club mexicana 

14 Feb

Fancy vegan food that knocks the ethically-sourced socks off lentils and lettuce? Then let us introduce you to Club Mexicana who has set up kitchen in Pamela on Kingsland Road, dishing up tasty Mexican street food with big flavours and bright ...


Footfall frenzy breaks out in Dalston as Marks and Spencer announces a huge Foodhall in E8 

11 Feb

MARKS AND SPENCER is returning to Dalston.


Idling cops in Hackney: Switch off that engine, says the Met, as the force aims to go green 

10 Feb

IDLING MOTOR VEHICLES are causing thousands of deaths and local police are taking action.


DJ Of The Week… Sottoh 

10 Feb

Parisian cutie Sottoh is jetting over to London next weekend to DJ at fag ash-flicking, insouciant gay night PATSY at Dalston Superstore.


#JULIASAYS… 

8 Feb

February’s theme is always love! Yes, it’s the month of romance, but in these troubling times we should cast our nets wider to encompass a sense of unity and world peace.



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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.


Launchpad for Language 

10 Sep

Shacklewell Primary School have invested in an exciting early years package with the Speech and Language Therapy service.


Shacklewell Street Play 

23 Jun

Check out the photos from our awesome street play on Friday...


Bike Around the Borough 2015 

18 Jun

On Thursday June 18th, twelve of our children took part in the Bike Around the Borough event organised by Hackney Council.


Launchpad for Language 

15 Jun

Launchpad for Language at Shacklewell: Blasting off! As many Early Years’ parents already know, our school is receiving a new speech and language therapy service designed to help all the children in Nursery and Reception to make good progress ...


Shacklewell attends Arsenal Hub and appear on Match of the Day 

11 May

A small group of children from Year 4 attended the official opening of Arsenal’s Community Hub at the Emirates stadium on Friday and managed to grab an interview with two first team players.


National Bird Campaign 

23 Apr

Dear Parents and Carers, We are very excited to announce that Shacklewell Primary School has been invited to host the National Bird Campaign .


Come Cycle With Us! 

23 Mar

We are delighted to let you know that we have four days of free , fun and fit cycling activities taking place right here at Shacklewell in the first week of the Easter holidays.



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