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Hoxton Market relaunch celebrates 330-year history of East End institution – but traders fear for its future 

26 Jun

Hoxton Market relaunch celebrates 330-year history of East End institution – but traders fear for its future 42 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Hoxton Market is one of very few markets that still has an “East End flavour”.


Diane Abbott ‘appreciation night’ sees veteran Hackney MP honoured at Queen of Hoxton for ‘breaking glass ceiling’ 

26 Jun

Diane Abbott ‘appreciation night’ sees veteran Hackney MP honoured at Queen of Hoxton for ‘breaking glass ceiling’ 21 minutes ago Chelsea Mendez --> Hackney North and Stoke Newington MP Diane Abbott was honoured at an “Abbott appreciation ...


‘Selfless’ Diane Abbott celebrated at Queen of Hoxton after hashtag craze 

23 Jun

Diane Abbott and Stephanie Ozuo (Photo: Stefan Foster) Hackney MP Diane Abbott was celebrated at a benefit event in Hoxton after her re-election with an increased majority of 35,000 votes.


Momentum candidates uproot Labour centrists at Hackney South and Shoreditch party AGM after membership soars 

23 Jun

Momentum candidates uproot Labour centrists at Hackney South and Shoreditch party AGM after membership soars 23 minutes ago Ramzy Alwakeel --> Left-wingers backed by Momentum swept the board at last night’s Hackney South and Shoreditch Labour Party...


Left-wing candidates uproot Labour centrists at Hackney South and Shoreditch party AGM after membership soars 

23 Jun

Left-wingers loyal to Jeremy Corbyn swept the board at last night’s Hackney South and Shoreditch Labour Party AGM, clearing aside the centrists who have dominated the party’s local top table in recent years.


Olympic medallist Rebbeca Adlington bounces to trampoline Guinness World Record title alongside hundreds of people in Haggerston Park 

23 Jun

Olympic medallist Rebbeca Adlington bounces to trampoline Guinness World Record title alongside hundreds of people in Haggerston Park 50 minutes ago James Scott --> A new Guinness World Record has been set for the most people on trampolines in one ...


Olympic medallist Rebecca Adlington bounces to trampoline Guinness World Record title alongside hundreds of people in Haggerston Park 

23 Jun

A new Guinness World Record has been set for the most people on trampolines in one location by a group of hardy souls in Haggerston Park.


Geffrye Museum’s former director David Dewing is made an OBE 

22 Jun

The man at the centre of the £14 million rejuvenation of an educational and heritage centre in Shoreditch has been made an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.


Deaf Nepalese UEL photographer showcases her work in Shoreditch 

21 Jun

Deaf Nepalese UEL photographer showcases her work in Shoreditch Yesterday, 14:15 Zoah Hedges-Stocks --> A deaf Nepalese photographer from the University of East London credits her disability with enhancing her artistic talent.


Restoration Station: The Shoreditch workshop mending lives as well as vintage furniture 

19 Jun

Restoration Station: The Shoreditch workshop mending lives as well as vintage furniture 13 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A shop selling restored vintage furniture in Shoreditch might not sound like something that would save lives.


Restoration Station: The Shoreditch workshop mending lives as well as vintage furniture 

19 Jun

A shop selling restored vintage furniture in Shoreditch might not sound like something that would save lives.


“The first job where I’ve seen actual flames”: Rookie firefighter helped save Grenfell residents just FIVE DAYS into new career 

18 Jun

April Cachia saidh that just after she completed the 11-week training course, her crew at Shoreditch fire station was called to battle the inferno...


Hummingbird Bakery founder Tarek Malouf, of Hoxton, made MBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours 

17 Jun

Hummingbird Bakery founder Tarek Malouf, of Hoxton, made MBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours 41 minutes ago Ramzy Alwakeel --> Hummingbird Bakery founder Tarek Malouf has lived in Hoxton on and off for 14 years and has seen the area change ‘radically...


£10,000 reward on offer to catch Haggerston sex attacker 

16 Jun

A £10,000 reward is being offered in the hunt for a sex attacker after two incidents in Haggerton in two days.


Grenfell Tower fire: Mayor Philip Glanville confirms safety review to reassure Hackney residents 

16 Jun

Grenfell Tower fire.


£10,000 reward offered for information leading to Haggerston sex attacker 

16 Jun

£10,000 reward offered for information leading to Haggerston sex attacker 32 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> A £10,000 reward has been offered to anyone who can help identify and convict the sex attacker who struck twice in Haggerston within the ...


£10,000 reward offered for information leading to Haggerston sex attacker 

16 Jun

A £10,000 reward has been offered to anyone who can help identify and convict the sex attacker who struck twice in Haggerston within the space of two days.


St Chad’s Church, Haggerston, helps verger and Korean War veteran Ron Miller tell his story at last 

14 Jun

St Chad’s Church, Haggerston, helps verger and Korean War veteran Ron Miller tell his story at last 49 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Ron Miller, 85, fought in the Korean War aged just 18, and has been ‘living bravely with his war wounds’ ...


St Chad’s Church, Haggerston, helps verger and Korean War veteran Ron Miller tell his story at last 

14 Jun

Ron Miller, 85, fought in the Korean War aged just 18, and has been ‘living bravely with his war wounds’ ever since.


Start-up of the week: Shoreditch pair launch networking app for creatives 

13 Jun

Start-up of the week: Shoreditch pair launch networking app for creatives 39 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> The Gazette hunts high and low each week to bring you news of the most interesting new businesses in Hackney.


Start-up of the week: Shoreditch pair launch networking app for creatives 

13 Jun

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


Iconic Shoreditch football pub The Albion closes to make way for ‘posh fish and chips’ 

12 Jun

Iconic Shoreditch football pub The Albion closes to make way for ‘posh fish and chips’ 9 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Iconic football boozer The Albion has closed down – and will be replaced by a gastropub serving “posh fish and chips”.


Iconic Shoreditch football pub The Albion closes to make way for ‘posh fish and chips’ 

12 Jun

Iconic football boozer The Albion has closed down – and will be replaced by a gastropub serving “posh fish and chips”.


Iconic West Bromwich Albion themed Shoreditch pub The Albion closes 

12 Jun

No more: The Albion pub with its trademark black-and-white Baggies livery.


General Election 2017: Hackney South and Shoreditch results in full 

9 Jun

Re-elected: Meg Hillier.


Hackney South and Shoreditch election results in full 

9 Jun

Hackney South and Shoreditch election results in full 31 minutes ago Ramzy Alwakeel --> Meg Hillier has held Hackney South and Shoreditch with a sensational 43,974 votes – 79 per cent of the votes cast and up from 30,633 in 2015.


Hackney South and Shoreditch Election Result: Labour holds 

9 Jun

(Picture:: Liam McBurney//PA Wire) Labour have held onto the seat of Hackney South and Shoreditch at the 2017 General Election with Meg Hillier winning 79.4% of the vote (43,974) which is an increase of 15.1% from 2015.


Hackney South and Shoreditch election results in full 

9 Jun

Meg Hillier has held Hackney South and Shoreditch with a sensational 43,974 votes – 79 per cent of the votes cast and up from 30,633 in 2015.


General Election 2017: Live coverage of Hackney counts 

8 Jun

General Election 2017: Live coverage of Hackney counts 31 minutes ago James Morris --> After seven weeks of campaigning, the election results for Hackney North and Stoke Newington and Hackney South and Shoreditch will be announced in the early hours.


General Election 2017: Live coverage of Hackney counts 

8 Jun

After seven weeks of campaigning, the election results for Hackney North and Stoke Newington and Hackney South and Shoreditch will be announced in the early hours.


Heavily pregnant woman targeted by moped phone mugger in Queensbridge Road, Haggerston 

6 Jun

Heavily pregnant woman targeted by moped phone mugger in Queensbridge Road, Haggerston 51 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> A pregnant woman just two weeks from her due date has warned others about muggers on mopeds, after a thug mounted the pavement ...


Hyperlocal & blogs

London’s Alleys – Spital Yard 

26 Jun

Just off the busy main road running between Liverpool Street and Shoreditch is a short little alleyway with a small dose of history about it.


Baby Loves Disco 

14 Jun

Re-live your raving days with the kids in tow – Baby Loves Disco is back at Shoreditch Town Hall on Saturday 1 st July.


Hackney launches campaign to highlight needs of disabled residents 

9 Jun

The campaign will highlight the needs of disabled people Pic: Pixabay Hackney Council is launching a campaign  later this month, to highlight and address the needs of disabled people.


box balls now open in shoreditch 

9 Jun

One ball pit in East London just isn’t enough because the peeps behind Ballie Ballerson in Dalston have opened Box Balls in Boxpark.


I will continue to fight for Hackney 

9 Jun

General Election acceptance speech: “Thank you for your confidence in electing me as MP for Hackney South and Shoreditch for the 4th time.


Red Rooster to bring authentic Harlem taste to Shoreditch 

5 Jun

A Red Rooster restaurant recently opened in Shoreditch.


lotiloves homeware: turning earth e2 

31 May

Buying beautiful ceramics is all well and good but what about actually making them with your own two hands? It’s easier than you think thanks to places like Turning Earth E2.


Lunges in Leggings – London’s campest outdoor bootcamp class! 

30 May

Lunges in Leggings is an outdoor bootcamp class that happens every Saturday afternoon in Haggerston Park, East London.


hoxton square summer picnic 

26 May

This June the restaurants from Hoxton Square are throwing a summer picnic to celebrate the area and raise some cash to keep it in good nick.


Rachael Williams’s OUTSIDE 

25 May

Queer nightlife connoisseur Rachael Williams has had more nights out than you’ve had hot dinners! She doesn’t own a single handbag that hasn’t been vomited in by a drag queen at some point, and she’s drank every single drink on every single ...


Meet The Traders: Zona N16, causing a stir in Hackney 

21 May

Chris, left, and the team at Zona on Shoreditch High Street     Pic: Beatriz Fonseca Whether it is because of its controversial name (more on that later) or because of the delicious creations served there, Zona N16 is revolutionising Hackney’s ...


Minicab Driver From Bow Rapes Female Passengers, While Compliance Check Taxi Badge And Bills. 

17 May

A minicab driver from Bow is facing jail for raping and sexually assaulting vulnerable women passengers after cutting off parts of their clothes Jahir Hussain, 37, admitted attacking three women after they had been out socialising in Shoreditch last ...


Minicab driver from Bow raped and molested female passengers returning from Shoreditch. 

16 May

A minicab driver from Bow is facing jail for raping and sexually assaulting vulnerable women passengers after cutting off parts of their clothes Jahir Hussain, 37, admitted attacking three women after they had been out socialising in Shoreditch last ...


Liza’s Back (Is Broken) 

13 May

It’s a Liza Minellui drag show! It’s everyone’s favourite dysfunctional broadway star… LIZA MINELLI! God knows, she’s been done by a thousand drag queens from Hoxton to Harlem, but this show at Underbelly Festival is set to come with a ...


#ELLection: Hackney candidates tell us why they deserve your vote 

12 May

The Green candidate for Hackney North and Stoke Newington, Alastair Binnie-Lubbock        Pic: Alastair Binnie-Lubbock The candidates for Hackney North and Stoke Newington and Hackney South and Shoreditch have been officially announced by the ...


It was a good day. 

11 May

Well well well.


last days of shoreditch 

11 May

The Last Days of Shoreditch is back for another summer.


an aubergine pop-up is opening 

10 May

First, we had news of an avocado bar and now an aubergine pop-up is opening in Shoreditch.


loti eats | grind 

7 May

Grind has come along way since opening their first coffee and cocktail shop in Shoreditch and are now moving away from a cafe concept to a full blown restaurant offering.


Scout in Shoreditch: Delicious cocktails as close to zero-waste as you can get | Bar review 

3 May

As the philosophy of sustainability, locavore-ism and zero waste has spread ever further through the restaurant industry, it only makes sense for it to filter into the cocktail world as well.


an avocado bar is opening 

2 May

No we’re not avo’ing a laugh, an avocado bar really is opening in Shoreditch.


#ELLection: Hackney Lib Dems look to be thorn in Labour’s side 

26 Apr

MP Diane Abbott Pic; Gary Knight ( flikr ) Hackney residents may have noticed that the Liberal Democrats have already started campaigning in earnest.


london craft beer festival 

25 Apr

The London Craft Beer Festival is turning five this August and they’re making it a birthday to remember with their biggest beer extravaganza yet.


Lea Michele at Shoreditch Town Hall | Live review 

22 Apr

The refreshingly diverse crowd at the cosy, elegant yet understated Shoreditch Town Hall erupts into jubilant applause as Lea Michele struts into her first and only show on the European leg of her tour, “An Intimate Evening with Lea Michele”.


A stroll around Shoreditch and Bethnal Green 

14 Apr

Friday, April 14th 2017 As the evenings are drawing out and it is still light after work, Tigger fancied taking a look around the Shoreditch area to see if there was any new street art on show.


Myra DuBois – The queen of sodomy and cynicism on her gig at XXL this weekend 

14 Apr

XXL are going XXXL this weekend, with a 12-hour Bank Holiday weekend session on Saturday night, that’s going to be even hairier, bearier and beerier than normal! As well as DJ duo Hoxton Whores serving up a big slab of disco decadence for you in ...


checking in: montcalm royal london house 

13 Apr

Montcalm now has six hotels in London and its latest is the Montcalm Royal London House in Finsbury Square.


ldner #201: gerry cottle jr 

7 Apr

He’s the man took film screenings out of the cinema and onto the rooftops of Peckham, Hoxton, Stratford and Kensington before taking it Stateside with pop-ups in LA and New York.


Five from Shoreditch 

6 Apr

Thursday, April 6th 2017 This evening after work, Tigger wanted to take a tour around familiar street art hot spots in Shoreditch to see whether anything new had appeared since our last visit.


introducing tt liquor 

3 Apr

We were a bit skeptical when we heard about the opening of TT Liquor, another basement cocktail bar on the Shoreditch end of Kingsland Road…BUT we were wrong.




Schools

School Council Leadership Session 

26 Jun

Our School Council participated in the Hoxton Citizens Children’s Leadership Session on Saturday for their termly meeting.


Haggerston School’s Amphitheatre 

23 Jun

We are raising money to construct an amphitheatre in the playground.


Haggerston School wins the Carnegie Medal 

21 Jun

Haggerston School success at Hackney literary competition The Carnegie Medal is awarded annually to the writer of an outstanding book for young people.


VIVA LA ESPANA! 

23 May

A group of 16 children from Orchard, Southwold and Hoxton Garden flew to Spain to visit our partner school for a week.


Hackney regional round of the Speak Out Challenge 

18 May

Haggerston School is delighted to announce that Hal Bishop (Y10) has won the Hackney regional round of the Speak Out Challenge! Hal’s amusing story about a visit to Trump Tower was impeccably delivered and wowed the crowd and judges.


School Councils 

24 Apr

Just before the Easter break school council members from Orchard, Southwold and Hoxton Garden met together to hold a joint meeting.


Haggerston School awarded Bronze Certificate by the Incorporated Society of Musicians 

24 Apr

Haggerston School has been awarded the ISM / ISM Trust’s Bronze Certificate.


Author visit – Linda Newbery 

23 Mar

On Tuesday the 21 st  March, award winning children’s author Linda Newbery came to visit Haggerston School.


Barbican Box Music Project 

23 Mar

A spirited group of year 7 students took centre stage at the Barbican earlier this month as part of the third annual Barbican Box Music project.


Work Week 2017 

20 Mar

We held Work Week here at Thomas Fairchild during the week of March 6th-10th.


Scavenger Hunt 

14 Mar

Oak and Palm Tree classes took part in a Plant Scavenger Hunt in Shoreditch Park on Monday as part of their introduction to British Science Week.


Quicksticks Hockey Success 

1 Mar

A HUGE shout out to Heidi, Yasmin, Olive, Nathaniel, Thomas and Jiyan at the Young Hackney Quicksticks Hockey Tournament hosted by Haggerston Secondary School.


Quicksticks Hockey with Heart! 

1 Mar

Way to go Tyeisha, Jesse, Nia, Kemi, Jerry and Satch at yesterdays Young Hackney Quicksticks Hockey Tournament hosted by Haggerston Secondary School.


Sebright Primary School – Art Project visit to Haggerston School 

27 Feb

Please read the article below: Sebright Art Project visit to Haggerston School...


‘Refugee Boy’ – School Production tickets now on sale! 

23 Nov

This year, Haggerston School presents Zephaniah’s ‘Refugee Boy’ adapted for the stage by Sissay.


Peer Mediators 

15 Nov

Peer mediators from Orchard, Southwold and Hoxton Garden got together at Orchard School for a group training session.


Year 6 Lion King Production 

20 Jul

Year 6 threw a stellar performance of the Lion King on Tuesday! After six weeks of rehearsals and a lot of determination, the big night arrived.


Student Voice 

30 Jun

Student voice Next week assemblies will be about Haggerston student voice.


Summer Sharing – Friday 8th July 5.00pm 

28 Jun

Please join us on the 8th of July.


Summer Fair 

20 Jun

The SJB Choir performed at the Summer Fair held by St John’s Church.


Haggerston Sports Tour to Orlando 

21 Apr

Haggerston Sports Tour “Mission to Orlando” Mission accomplished!!!!!! During the Easter break the PE Department took a group of 40 students to embark upon a once in a life time trip to Orlando, Florida (USA).


Sixth form basketball team wins London College Cup Championship 

23 Mar

“Having gone undefeated in the London Basketball Associations (LBA) league, Haggerston had a lot to live up to in their final game, against Quintin Kynaston (QK).


KS2 pupils visit Tramontana Brindisa Tapas Restaurant 

9 Mar

Last Monday some of our KS2 pupils were given an amazing opportunity to taste Spanish tapas in one of our local Spanish restaurants, Tramontana Brindisa Tapas Restaurant in Curtain Road, Shoreditch.


Consultation for the Federation of Hoxton Garden Primary School with the Federation of Orchard and Southwold Primary Schools. The Governing Bodies of Orchard, Southwold and Hoxton Garden Schools are seeking the views of parents, carers and staff on the idea of establishing a hard Federation between the three schools from 1st September 2016. 

25 Feb

Please click here to find out more information about this proposal.


Consultation for the Federation of Hoxton Garden Primary School with the Federation of Orchard and Southwold Primary Schools. The Governing Bodies of Orchard, Southwold and Hoxton Garden Schools are seeking the views of parents, carers and staff on the idea of establishing a hard Federation between the three schools from 1st September 2016. Please click here to find out more information about this proposal 

22 Feb

This document and response form are also available online by visiting: www.


Holocaust memorial day 2016: Don’t stand by 

11 Feb

This year Haggerston students took part in Hackney’s annual memorial for the victims of the Holocaust.


Haggerston School achieves NACE Challenge Award 

11 Dec

Haggerston School is the 356th school nationally to achieve the prestigious NACE Challenge Award for More Able, Gifted and Talented Pupils.


Winter Warmers Appeal 

9 Dec

Our Winter Warmers Appeal launched this week.


St John the Baptist Head Boy, Nmeso, talks to the Ministry of Stories about writing horror stories and being able to speak up’ 

3 Dec

This month the Ministry of Stories interviewed Nmeso about his experiences at their writing club.


Holly Tree Class visit The Ministry of Stories 

2 Dec

On Wednesday 25th November Holly Tree Class went on a visit to The Ministry of Stories in Hoxton Street.



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