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Parents face fines for driving kids to school 

23 Mar

A video still shows a vehicle driving on the pavement in Oldhill Street.


‘Just so awful’: Hackney MP Meg Hillier on Westminster attack 

22 Mar

‘Just so awful’: Hackney MP Meg Hillier on Westminster attack 55 minutes ago James Morris --> Hackney South and Shoreditch MP Meg Hillier said today’s apparent terrorist attack in Westminster is a “horrible reminder” nine months after Jo ...


‘Just so awful’: Hackney MP Meg Hillier on Westminster attack 

22 Mar

Hackney South and Shoreditch MP Meg Hillier said today’s apparent terrorist attack in Westminster is a “horrible reminder” nine months after Jo Cox’s murder.


Shoreditch Red Nose Day ukulele flashmob organisers call for players 

22 Mar

A ukulele orchestra is calling on all uke players to join them in a Red Nose Day flashmob outside London Liverpool Street station.


Geffrye Museum gets £12m National Lottery windfall for its expansion at Shoreditch 

22 Mar

Ambitious expansion plans to rejuvenate east London’s historic Geffrye Museum have taken a major step forward today with a £12.3 million National Lottery windfall.


Victim in Hoxton murder probe named as Greg Peake, 26, on Cranston Estate 

22 Mar

Detectives leading a murder investigation in east London have named the man found dead on a housing estate in Hoxton after formal identification has taken place.


Hoxton flats death: Murder police name victim as Greg Peake, 26 

22 Mar

Hoxton flats death: Murder police name victim as Greg Peake, 26 28 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Murder detectives have named the 26-year-old man found dead in a Hoxton flat as Greg Peake.


Hoxton flats death: Murder police name victim as Greg Peake, 26 

22 Mar

Murder detectives have named the 26-year-old man found dead in a Hoxton flat as Greg Peake.


Murder probe after man found dead on Cranston Estate in Hoxton 

20 Mar

Detectives have begun a murder investigation following the body of a man discovered in Shoreditch yesterday.


Shoreditch flat death: Murder investigation launched after man found dead 

20 Mar

Shoreditch flat death: Murder investigation launched after man found dead 52 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A murder investigation has been launched after a man in his 20s was found dead in a Shoreditch flat.


Shoreditch flat death: Murder investigation launched after man, 28, found dead 

20 Mar

A murder investigation has been launched after a man in his 20s was found dead in a Shoreditch flat.


Fraudster gran: Bereaved family discover Hoxton woman, 91, had been fleecing taxpayers for 35 years 

19 Mar

Fraudster gran: Bereaved family discover Hoxton woman, 91, had been fleecing taxpayers for 35 years 12 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> The bereaved family of a 91-year-old gran had a shock when they discovered she was a serial fraudster who had been ...


Shocked family discover Hoxton gran, 91, fleeced taxpayers for 35 years 

19 Mar

Shocked family discover Hoxton gran, 91, fleeced taxpayers for 35 years 13:00 Sam Gelder --> The bereaved family of a 91-year-old gran had a shock when they discovered she was a serial fraudster who had been fleecing the taxpayer for 35 years.


Shocked family discover Hoxton gran, 91, fleeced taxpayers for 35 years 

19 Mar

The bereaved family of a 91-year-old gran had a shock when they discovered she was a serial fraudster who had been fleecing the taxpayer for 35 years.


‘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.


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.


Shoe exhibition at Amnesty International’s Shoreditch HQ highlights Mexico’s ‘disappeared’ 

15 Mar

Shoe exhibition at Amnesty International’s Shoreditch HQ highlights Mexico’s ‘disappeared’ 49 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Forty pairs of shoes worn by family members while searching for their “disappeared” loved ones in Mexico will ...


Shoe exhibition at Amnesty International’s Shoreditch HQ highlights Mexico’s ‘disappeared’ 

14 Mar

Forty pairs of shoes worn by family members while searching for their “disappeared” loved ones in Mexico will go on display at Amnesty International’s Shoreditch HQ next week.


‘Ovarian cancer breaks all stereotypes: Shoreditch survivor helps spread awareness 

14 Mar

‘Ovarian cancer breaks all stereotypes: Shoreditch survivor helps spread awareness 49 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> An ovarian cancer survivor took to the catwalk to raise awareness and help dispel some of the myths about the disease.


‘Ovarian cancer breaks all stereotypes: Shoreditch survivor helps spread awareness 

14 Mar

An ovarian cancer survivor took to the catwalk to raise awareness and help dispel some of the myths about the disease.


London’s Night Czar Amy Lamé conducts first ‘night surgery’ in Hackney 

14 Mar

London’s Night Czar Amy Lamé conducts first ‘night surgery’ in Hackney 33 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> London’s so-called “night Czar” met medics at Homerton Hospital and fire fighters at Shoreditch Fire Station on her first ever “...


London’s Night Czar Amy Lamé conducts first ‘night surgery’ in Hackney 

13 Mar

London’s so-called “night Czar” met medics at Homerton Hospital and fire fighters at Shoreditch Fire Station on her first ever “night surgery” in Hackney.


Two choices for Haggerston Baths’ future – but pool hopes vanish down plughole 

13 Mar

Main entrance to Haggerston Baths.


Haggerston Baths: First glimpse of historic building’s two development options – neither of which involve a pool 

13 Mar

A “micro-hotel” and a shopping centre are among the final plans for Haggerston Baths – and now the town hall wants to know what you think.


Haggerston Baths: First glimpse of historic building’s two development options – neither of which involves a pool 

13 Mar

Haggerston Baths: First glimpse of historic building’s two development options – neither of which involves a pool Yesterday, 09:45 Tom Horton --> A “micro-hotel” and a shopping centre are among the final plans for Haggerston Baths – and now...


Haggerston attack: Man charged with GBH as victim fights for his life in hospital 

13 Mar

A man has been charged with causing GBH and ABH after a late-night attack in Haggerston that left another man fighting for his life.


Haggerston attack: Man charged with GBH as victim fights for his life in hospital 

13 Mar

Haggerston attack: Man charged with GBH as victim fights for his life in hospital Yesterday, 07:29 Sam Gelder --> A man has been charged with causing GBH and ABH after a late-night attack in Haggerston that left another man fighting for his life.


Santander fund boosts Shoreditch social enterprise School of Hard Knocks in its bid to tackle unemployment 

10 Mar

Santander fund boosts Shoreditch social enterprise School of Hard Knocks in its bid to tackle unemployment 53 minutes ago James Scott --> A Shoreditch social enterprise which encourages young people to stay in school through sport has been boosted by...


Santander fund boosts Shoreditch social enterprise School of Hard Knocks in its bid to tackle unemployment 

10 Mar

A Shoreditch social enterprise which encourages young people to stay in school through sport has been boosted by a £10,000 grant from Santander.


Hyperlocal & blogs

scout to open in hoxton 

24 Mar

Matt Whiley, the man behind the Peg + Patriot and the infamous wheelie bin cocktail, is launching a new cocktail bar in Hoxton this April.


Shoreditch bouncers caught in homophobic abuse incident 

24 Mar

Bouncers in Shoreditch have been caught on camera directing homophobic abuse at a London DJ after forcibly ejecting him from a club.


pizza pilgrims to open pizza playground 

24 Mar

Pizza Pilgrims won’t stop until they have conquered London.


Shoreditch Grind licence plans delayed 

23 Mar

A popular espresso bar and restaurant has been forced to prolong its wait for a late night music licence after a council hearing over the issue has been delayed.


Love and death in the sands of Arabia and a rubbish skip: two artists tell their story in Hoxton 

23 Mar

BEHIND A commonplace skip dumped in Hoxton Square lies an extraordinary story of love, sorrow and redemption and the coming together of two artistic lives.


#JULIASAYS 

23 Mar

Discerning scene musings from the queen of East London, its JULIASAYS! You just don’t know who you’re going to bump into on London’s club scene…rubbing shoulders with people from all walks of life is part of the adventure.


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.


Murder investigation launched after man found dead in Shoreditch flat 

21 Mar

The victim was found on the Cranston Estate in Hoxton Pic: Tarquin Binary (Wikimedia Commons) A man has been found dead in a flat in Shoreditch , East London.


Shoreditch shoe display remembers ‘disappeared’ students of Mexico 

20 Mar

Shoes with messages from the relatives of those who disappeared.


Police arrest suspect in connection with Shoreditch murder 

20 Mar

A 28-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man in his 20s was found dead in Shoreditch.


skip art gallery 

16 Mar

Those who think modern art is a load of RUBBISH might wanna look away.


Haggerston Baths: Council wants your opinion on “pool- free” shortlisted choices 

16 Mar

Two developers have been shortlisted to redevelop the Haggerston Baths building - both without a pool.


London needs to do more to support art scene says local artist 

16 Mar

“Shoreditch has a good vibe for art,” says artist Oliver Needs .


Powerful photographs document East Londoners 

15 Mar

Wesley, local resident.


Black Hackney Councillors were mistaken for cleaners at City Hall 

15 Mar

A City Hall security guard asked three black female councillors if they “were there to clean” according to a tweet by Hackney Central’s Sophie Conway.


From Hamlet to hipsters: a historical tour in Shoreditch 

15 Mar

What do Tony Blair, Christopher Marlowe and William Shakespeare all have in common? In one way or another they have all played their part in establishing and sustaining the theatrical heritage of Shoreditch.


Chocolate calzone: better as a marketing strategy than as a dessert 

15 Mar

Pizza Pilgrims is a wonderful blend of Italian cooking and American style, catering for its London audience.


the palace of humbug cocktail bar 

15 Mar

Shoreditch is getting a new cocktail bar and it’s going to be on top of an old one.


sample sale: zone two 

14 Mar

Zone Two is back with their bi-annual sample sale.


Radio London comes to King’s Cross 

14 Mar

Radio London Hair Salon and Gallery, one of London’s best boutique salons, will open its largest space yet in the heart of King’s Cross in May 2017.


veggie pret to open in shoreditch 

13 Mar

Coconut lattes and Christmas sarnies are just a few of our favourite things.


5 great places to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Hackney 

13 Mar

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Theatre News: Nick Giles announces final season at Shoreditch Town Hall 

9 Mar

Giles has announced he will be stepping down as director of the theatre...


Gourmet chocolate pizzas arrive in Hackney 

8 Mar

The new branch of Pizza Pilgrims on Shoreditch High Street    Pic: Victoria Lancaster The opening of Pizza Pilgrims on Shoreditch High Street this week means that local don’t have to go far for a famous chocolate calzone pizza.


Tapas Revolution Shoreditch 

8 Mar

Tapas Revolution is a lively tapas joint on Bethnal Green Road, offering a varied selection of tapas, cured Iberico hams, plus paellas for sharing.


100 kensington 

7 Mar

Yet another East London site has gone WAY OUT WEST as the guys behind 100 Hoxton open in Kensington.


#CityStories: Exploring #Shoreditch with #PointAHotels 

2 Mar

Get ready for City Stories: a new series of video posts I’ve cooked up with Point A Hotels to highlight some of my favourite food and drink in and around Shoreditch.


KrindleKrax 

2 Mar

Shoreditch Town Hall is joining this week’s celebrations around World Book Day this Saturday.


Theatre News: Nick Giles steps down from Shoreditch Town Hall 

2 Mar

The artistic director has announced he will leave the post after five and a half years...


flight club no.2 

1 Mar

If you still haven’t nailed a bullseye at Flight Club yet, you’ll soon be able to double your chances as they’re opening site no.2 in Bloomsbury.




Schools

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.


Opening of Haggerston School 3G Pitch 

26 Nov

A BOOST FOR SPORT AT HAGGERSTON SCHOOL Since the start of term, excited students at Haggerston School have been patiently watching the construction of their new floodlit 3G football pitch and new basketball training area.


Exam results 

12 Oct

Best ever A Level results – 100% pass rate.


Ministry of Stories 

22 Sep

Some of our pupils were lucky enough to take part in an event filmed at The Ministry of Stories in Hoxton Street for The National Lottery Stars 2015 Awards shown on the BBC last night.


Meg Hillier Xmas Card Competition! 

16 Sep

As you all know Meg Hillier is our local MP (Hackney South and Shoreditch).


Parents and Carers of Y7 students 

4 Sep

Dear Parent/Carer, Please note that for the first week at Haggerston School our Year 7 students will depart at 15:00 each day from the main gate.


Weekly bulletin 

10 Jul

Haggerston Summer Festival – SATURDAY 11 JULY The theme for this year is British Values.


President Clinton visits City Year UK at Haggerston School as part of their fifth anniversary celebrations. 

3 Jul

Our school volunteers, City Year (also known as corps members) hosted a special visit from former President Bill Clinton last week.



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