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Playlist: Homerton’s Sound Savers take a look back at four years of recordings 

2 Feb

Sound Savers’ Henry Withers (left) and Mark Jasper (right.


A cinema opens in Hackney this week in a venue that last showed a movie almost 60 years ago 

31 Jan

FROM THIS weekend, Hackney’s two cinemas, the Picturehouse and Rio, will be joined by a third.


Homerton stabbing: Teen arrested on suspicion of attempted murder 

30 Jan

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a stabbing in Homerton last week.


Homerton stabbing: Teen arrested on suspicion of attempted murder 

30 Jan

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a stabbing in Homerton last week.


Man having stroke at Homerton Hospital ‘told to wait hours’ before going to A&E 

26 Jan

A man who had a stroke while being screened for a sleep disorder at Homerton Hospital claims he was told he couldn’t see a doctor until the study finished – several hours later.


Man having stroke at Homerton Hospital ‘told to wait hours’ before going to A&E 

25 Jan

A man who had a stroke while being screened for a sleep disorder at Homerton Hospital claims he was told he couldn’t see a doctor until the study finished – several hours later.


Homerton stabbing: Man chased and knifed by gang is fighting for his life 

25 Jan

A man who was chased and stabbed repeatedly by a gang of thugs is fighting for his life in hospital.


Homerton stabbing: Man chased and knifed by gang is fighting for his life 

24 Jan

A man who was chased and stabbed repeatedly by a gang of thugs is fighting for his life in hospital.


Homerton girl lands dream role in film industry 

13 Jan

A young Homerton woman is making her way in the film industry thanks to a National Lottery funded project.


Homerton pub The Chesham Arms is the best in capital 

12 Jan

Homerton pub The Chesham Arms has been crowned London’s best boozer by the Society for the Preservation of Beers from the Wood.


Arrests follow yet another stabbing, this time in Coopersale Road, Homerton 

12 Jan

Police in Homerton attending a similar incident last year close to where yesterday’s stabbing happened.


Mums and babies at risk of fire: Homerton’s newborn intensive care unit fails to meet safety standards 

12 Jan

The safety of mums and newborn babies has been at risk since March because Homerton Hospital hasn’t met fire standards at its newborn intensive care unit.


Fate of Homerton’s threatened pathology lab to be decided without public consultation 

19 Dec

‘Save our path lab!’: Campaigners protest outside last Thursday’s Scrutiny Commission meeting The fate of pathology services at Homerton Hospital will be decided without any public consultation, councillors have been told.


Pentonville Prison escapee James Anthony Whitlock arrested in Hackney 

14 Nov

James Anthony Whitlock.


Hackney Walk: Residents demand action over ‘horrendous alarms’ and ‘endless pop-up parties’ 

11 Nov

Bed light district: Hackney Walk.


Homerton Hospital deaths inquiry highlights failings in night time nursing 

11 Nov

A probe into two deaths at the Homerton Hospital has highlighted failures in nursing care at night.


Homerton Hospital deaths inquiry highlights failings in night time nursing 

11 Nov

A probe into two deaths at the Homerton Hospital has highlighted failures in nursing care at night.


Traffic warden ‘lashes out at driver’ for filming him on his mobile phone 

31 Oct

Ticket row: the warden appeared to hit out at the driver as he was being filmed.


John Howard Centre: Woman admits hiding ‘dangerous’ Cornell Destouche who escaped mental health unit 

28 Oct

A woman has admitted hiding a violent and dangerous criminal in her home after he escaped from a mental health unit in Homerton.


Ziggy Owusu: Tributes to teen from Jack Dunning Estate who ‘died trying to break up a fight’ 

28 Oct

A 19-year-old stabbed to death in a shisha bar yesterday has been named as Homerton boy Ziggy Owusu – a “good guy” who was trying to break up a fight.


John Howard Centre: Woman admits hiding ‘dangerous’ Cornell Destouche who escaped mental health unit 

28 Oct

A woman has admitted hiding a violent and dangerous criminal in her home after he escaped from a mental health unit in Homerton.


Ziggy Owusu: Tributes to teen from Jack Dunning Estate who ‘died trying to break up a fight’ 

28 Oct

A 19-year-old stabbed to death in a shisha bar yesterday has been named as Homerton boy Ziggy Owusu – a “good guy” who was trying to break up a fight.


Warning key services ‘at risk’ if Homerton’s path lab is moved off-site 

25 Oct

Vital services like the sickle cell centre at Homerton Hospital could be at risk if its pathology lab is outsourced, it has been warned.


Warning key services ‘at risk’ if Homerton’s path lab is moved off-site 

25 Oct

Vital services like the sickle cell centre at Homerton Hospital could be at risk if its pathology lab is outsourced, it has been warned.


The Castle Cinema: Homerton’s art deco picturehouse could open next month 

20 Oct

The Castle Cinema in Homerton could open next month for the first time in 50 years, the...


The Castle Cinema: Homerton’s art deco picturehouse could open next month 

20 Oct

The Castle Cinema in Homerton could open next month for the first time in 50 years, the Gazette can reveal.


Bottles of ammonia found on stolen mopeds dumped in Homerton after police chase 

18 Oct

Bottles of ammonia were found on stolen mopeds dumped on a Homerton estate after a police chase.


East London NHS Foundation Trust rated outstanding by CQC 

22 Sep

East London NHS Foundation Trust provides mental health services in the grounds of the Homerton Hospital.


Tessa Sanderson partners with Homerton Sports Clinic for athletes’ rehab programme 

16 Aug

Olympic javelin gold medallist Tessa Sanderson has presented a state-of-the-art ultrasound scanner to the Homerton Sports Clinic for a project supporting injured athletes with the latest technology.


News flashback: August 1986 – MRSA hits Homerton Hospital 

7 Aug

Every week the Gazette will delve into its archives to see what was happening in Hackney 30 and 60 years ago.


Homerton workers protest over job cut threat from private firm 

5 Aug

Hospital workers took to the street to protest against planned cuts that could see dozens of cleaners, security guards and catering staff lose their jobs.


Hyperlocal & blogs

A cinema opens in Hackney this week in a venue that last showed a movie almost 60 years ago 

31 Jan

FROM THIS weekend, Hackney’s two cinemas, the Picturehouse and Rio, will be joined by a third.


Hackney Walk 

29 Jan

Have you been to Hackney Walk ? Hackney Walk is London's first luxury designer fashion outlet, a prestigious "off price opportunity" recently installed in Hackney's Morning Lane .


BREWDOG HOMERTON 

1 Dec

BrewDog has been fueling the craft beer revolution since 2007 and now they’re aiming for world domination with the opening of their 47th site.


Obama artist profile ‘hugely boosted’ by President 

23 Nov

A Homerton artist who received a thank you letter from Barack Obama said his profile had been hugely boosted as a result.


Homerton patients get an arty boost 

15 Nov

Art at Homerton Hospital Art might be good for your soul, but might it also be good for your health? Although scientific research into the benefits of art therapy remains limited, Cancer Research UK has said it can ‘help to control anxiety, ...


“People could start dying,” says Homerton patient about privatisation plans 

10 Nov

Lives will be put at risk if Homerton Pathology Lab is moved out of Hackney, says a man whose life was saved by the service.


Issue 34. Up Your Street 

22 Oct

Tues   25th Oct  free 10-3pm Older People’s Reference Group day taking place at City Academy, Homerton Row.


Designer opens studio in old Burberry factory 

10 Oct

DIY Parachute Tote Bag workshop.


Young Homerton artist praised by Obama 

12 Aug

It’s fantastic that one of Hackney’s young artists is being recognised by the President of the United States.


E9: Would you Adam and Eve It? 

24 Jun

E9 is Homerton and also Hackney Wick.


Fire breaks out in Hackney 

7 Jun

Thirty-five firefighters and six fire engines were called to tackle a large blaze in Hackney today (June 7).


Historic Dockyard Chatham 

27 May

The Master at the invitation of Admiral Trevor Soar, Chairman of the Trustees, accompanied by the Clerk attended the opening ceremony on 26th May 2016 at "Command of the Oceans" new facility at the Historic Dockyard Chatham.


HCLC to participate in 2016 Hackney Adult Learning Festival 

25 May

On Monday 13th June 2016 between 3.30am and 5.30pm, Hackney Community Law Centre will be delivering a free pop-up legal advice session, as part of Hackney Adult Learning Festival ,  at Homerton Library ,  Homerton High St, London E9 6AS .


Eat, drink and be merry in Hackney… and sober 

29 Apr

A LOW-ALCOHOL popup in a stylish venue is just what some of us drink lovers have been secretly craving — and one opened in Homerton today for just over a week.


Feline romantic – Homerton filmmaker releases debut feature Dead Cat 

18 Apr

Michael (Sebastian Armesto) and Kristen (Sophia Dawnay) share a moment in Dead Cat There was a time when brash romantic comedies ruled the cinema screens.


Defend the NHS: Don’t privatise/outsource NHS pathology services 

17 Apr

Please sign this petition to keep our pathology lab at the Homerton.


Extra recycling points for waste electricals 

12 Apr

Electrical recycling The Hackney recycling service has installed extra temporary recycling points for small electrical items from 11-22nd April at:  Dalston C.


April events of interest 

21 Mar

Organised by Hackney Museum: A Walking Tour of Clapton Homerton during the First World War Sunday 3 April, 2pm-3.30pm Meeting point provided after booking This walk explores the fascinating legacy of the war in Hackney including interned enemy aliens...


HOMERTON FESTIVAL OF BEER & BAR SNACKS 

21 Mar

The Adam Eve are raising the bar this Easter weekend hosting a festival of beer AND bar snacks.


22 March: Public Debate about Safety in Hackney 

21 Mar

Hackney – a Safer Place for Everyone’ – Public Debate on Tuesday 22 March 2016, 7-9pm Hackney Safer Neighbourhood Board invites residents to a free debate with a panel of local experts on how to reduce crime and help make Hackney safer.


Classes over Easter 

17 Mar

The following classes will be open over Easter: Thursday 24th: Waterloo Homerton Brixton Hill Soho Notting Hill Peckham Sunday 27th: Shoreditch Monday 28th: Greenwich Wimbledon Holloway Forest Gate The post Classes over Easter appeared first on Swing...


Junior doctors’ strike: what Hackney’s medics, patients and hospitals said 

9 Mar

Junior doctors in Hackney walked out at 8am today as part of a nationwide 48 hour strike over the terms of a new “unfair and unsafe” contract.


Uchi, review, Clapton: ‘ It truly felt like a neighbourhood restaurant’ 

22 Feb

Susgu at Uchi.


Doctors’ strike “disappointing” says Jeremy Hunt 

2 Feb

Doctors protest during last month’s walkout.


National security – the referendum dimension 

27 Jan

Understandably political commentators and Eurosceptic MPs alike have been obsessing over the contents of the Prime Minister’s November letter to European Council President, Donald Tusk.


Solidarity with the Junior Doctors strikes in Hackney January 2016. 

8 Jan

Hackney Unison Branch Secretaries will be on the Junior Doctors picket line on Tuesday 12th January 2016 A statement from our sister Unison branch at Homerton Hospital “Hi all … the doctors are coming out on strike after talks with the Government...


Homerton’s Hatch cafe wins Time Out award 

20 Nov

Homerton is already enjoying a reputation as a hub for foodies, as new restaurants and bars open to cater to a discerning clientele.


UKIP candidate claims Homerton hospital is racist 

20 Nov

A former UKIP candidate has voiced his outrage about Homerton University Hospital ’s “politically correct prejudice”, after the institution put portraits of black and Asian doctors on display in the main entrance.


how street artist Stik raised money for the Homerton hospital 

19 Nov

Stik, the street artist whose stick-man paintings adorn the streets of London, has created a mural called Sleeping Baby at Homerton university hospital in Hackney.


Police offer reward in hunt for escaped ‘distraction’ burglar 

18 Nov

Kerrigan was a renowned burglar.




Schools

Fire Fighters 

3 Feb

As part of Enterprise and Work Week, Year 1 were learning about the emergency services.


Christmas Scratch Games 

15 Dec

This week the digital leaders have been giving their Scratch projects a Christmas Twist.


Introducing our new Digital Leaders! 

24 Nov

We are currently training our new cohort of Digital Leaders.


Digital Leaders and Lego Wedo! 

24 Nov

The digital leaders had fun today experimenting with our new Lego Wedo kits.


You can now book Parents Meetings on-line, telephone or in person. 

10 Nov

To book appointment times, please click here...


Peer Mediators 

3 Nov

Children from Southwold, Orchard and Hoxton Garden got together across the postcodes and shared a day of peer mediation training at Orchard.


Dr Bike & Bikers Breakfast 

22 Oct

Bikers Breakfast Tuesday 18th November 8:30 – 10:00 am Calling all cyclists Please come along to our Bikers’ Breakfast.


Lessons in Loaf 

22 Oct

On Tuesday 23rd September professional bakers from the Worshipful Company of Bakers came to school to work with Year 3 and explain how bread is made.


School Closed this Friday 24/10/14 

20 Oct

Please remember that the school will be closed this Friday, 24th October for staff INSET training.


Digital Leaders Music of the Week Posters 

13 Oct

Digital Leaders throughout the school are now in charge of producing posters for St Dominic’s Music of the Week.


Parent View 

6 Oct

Parent view gives you the chance to tell Ofsted what you think about our school.


School closure due to flooding 

19 Sep

Due to serious flood damage on Friday 19th September, the school will be closed for all year groups on Monday 22nd September  so that the full extent of the damage can be assessed.


Hackney District Trials 

15 Sep

Hackney held its primary schools district team trials last week.


School Uniform 

28 Aug

Remember you can order school uniform from our official school uniform partner online at www.


Run Hackney 

4 Jul

On Sunday 22nd June 23 Year 6 pupils took part in the Run Hackney Challenge.


Personal Best 

4 Jul

On Wednesday 2nd July nineteen year 4 children went to hackney Marshes to compete in the Personal Best tournament with 40 other schools from Hackney.


Book Amnesty 

24 Jun

Please check if you have any reading books from school at home.


New Classroom 

29 May

Surrounding the it great.


We were recently inspected by Ofsted in February please have a look at our report Orchard Ofsted Report 2014 

23 May

Orchard Primary School Ofsted Report February 2014...


Digital Leaders Hit the Apple Store! 

19 May

Today, The Digital Leaders went to The Apple store (located in Westfield) to make tunes and music with ‘smart instruments’ in an app called GarageBand.


Y1 Scratch Games 

13 May

In Literacy Year 1 have been reading Handa’s Hen, so this week in ICT and Computing we began by using Scratch’s digital drawing tools to create a background for our digital stories.


We have sent out application forms for After School Clubs. Please bring back to the office by 4th April 2:00pm. Please see club details below. 

2 Apr

After School Club Info...


Download Sketchup over Easter! 

31 Mar

Year 4 and the Digital Leaders have been learning how to use Sketchup to draw in 3D.


Music Lessons at Orchard for Summer term. 

31 Mar

For more information, please see letter  Initial Instrument Lessons Letter...


Anyone for a coding session using Blockly? 

24 Mar

Here’s a Digital Leader happy to help…...


Road Safety Performance 

24 Mar

Feet First Production Company visited the school earlier this week to do a performance and workshops for pupils in KS1.


Chicks!! 

17 Mar

We may not all be spring chickens here at St Dominic’s, but reception class are enjoying their very own newly hatched chicks! Several eggs hatched over the weekend and today the children were allowed to carefully handle some of the larger ...


St Patrick’s Day! 

17 Mar

Happy St Patrick’s day to you all.


Parents Meetings for Spring Term is on Thursday 27th March 2014. 

10 Mar

To book times to see your child/ren class teacher, please click here...


ecoACTIVE Coffee Morning 

3 Mar

ecoACTIVE will be hosting a drop-in, interactive and fun session at your children’s school, which will include one to one advice and group chats and activities.



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