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Robert De Niro hotel chain Nobu angers Shoreditch neighbours with late-night entertainment plans 

17 Feb

Robert De Niro’s five-star hotel chain has angered neighbours at its new Shoreditch spot with plans to open its doors to the public for late-night entertainment.


Robert De Niro hotel chain Nobu angers Shoreditch neighbours with late-night entertainment plans 

17 Feb

Robert De Niro’s five-star hotel chain has angered neighbours at its new Shoreditch spot with plans to open its doors to the public for late-night entertainment.


Hoxton Citizens launches Shoreditch Park charter 

14 Feb

Taking action: Hoxton Citizens’ first meeting.


Shoreditch eco streetwear brand, Bosky Rigs, uses organic cotton transported by camel 

7 Feb

A boyfriend and girlfriend are hoping to crowd fund £6,000 to finance the spring collection of their ethical unisex streetwear brand.


Start-up of the week: Shoreditch eco streetwear brand, Bosky Rigs, uses organic cotton transported by camel 

7 Feb

Every week, we take to the streets to find a start-up business right here in Hackney.


Start-up of the week: Shoreditch eco streetwear brand, Bosky Rigs, uses organic cotton transported by camel 

7 Feb

Every week, we take to the streets to find a start-up business right here in Hackney.


Start-up of the week: Shoreditch, obviously, has a vegan doner kebab stall called What the Pitta 

3 Feb

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: Shoreditch, obviously, has a vegan doner kebab stall called What the Pitta 

3 Feb

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


New plan to demolish Acorn pub emerges just weeks after it won protected status 

1 Feb

The Acorn pub in Haggerston Fresh plans to demolish the Acorn pub in Queensbridge Road, Haggerston, have been tabled just weeks after it was listed as an Asset of Community Value (ACV).


Mother believes tiles at Haggerston Girls’ School caused cancer 

1 Feb

The mother-of-three says she was exposed to asbestos while at an east London school.


‘Shoreditch is becoming the Wild West’ say neighbours fighting booze bid from wine bar 

31 Jan

Neighbours opposing an alcohol licence for a new wine bar in Shoreditch say the area is already like the “Wild West”.


‘Shoreditch is becoming the Wild West’ say neighbours fighting booze bid from wine bar 

31 Jan

Neighbours opposing an alcohol licence for a new wine bar in Shoreditch say the area is already like the “Wild West”.


Two held by police after night-time weapons haul in Hoxton 

31 Jan

A haul of weapons including machetes and knives have been seized by police who stopped a car in Hoxton Square last night.


Two held by police after night-time weapons haul in Hoxton 

31 Jan

A haul of weapons including machetes and knives have been seized by police who stopped a car in Hoxton Square last night.


Two held by police after night-time weapons haul in Hoxton 

31 Jan

A haul of weapons including machetes and knives have been seized by police stopping a vehicle late last night in London’s East End, Scotland Yard reports.


Donald Trump mocked with ‘Top Trumps’ graffiti in Shoreditch 

30 Jan

A graffiti artist has had some fun mocking up a “world leader’s edition” of popular children’s game Top Trumps on a wall in Shoreditch.


Donald Trump mocked with ‘Top Trumps’ graffiti in Shoreditch 

30 Jan

A graffiti artist has had some fun mocking up a “world leader’s edition” of popular children’s game Top Trumps on a wall in Shoreditch.


‘The men in suits want a bit of the hipster pie’: Insurance firm Aviva under fire for Hoxton Square expansion plans 

27 Jan

Aviva’s bid to tap into the trendiness of Hoxton has been savaged by historians and neighbours – who are concerned they will turn the “historic home of the Hackney artist” into a “corporate playground”.


‘The men in suits want a bit of the hipster pie’: Insurance firm Aviva under fire for Hoxton Square expansion plans 

27 Jan

Aviva’s bid to tap into the trendiness of Hoxton has been savaged by historians and neighbours – who are concerned they will turn the “historic home of the Hackney artist” into a “corporate playground”.


Non-electric cars set to be banned from parking in parts of Shoreditch 

23 Jan

A CGI image of how one of the streets near Old Street could look under the project.


Not going down the Tubes: Village Underground to stay put for another 15 years 

23 Jan

This train won’t be terminating here: Village Underground Shoreditch arts and gig venue Village Underground – the place famous for having Tube trains berthed on its roof – is safe from developers, for the near future at least.


Government’s ‘laughable’ £36,000 handout ‘won’t do anything’ to fix housing crisis 

23 Jan

MP Meg Hillier pictured last year at a protest by renters group Digs Photograph: Digs A £36,740 handout from the government to help Hackney Council alleviate the housing crisis has been branded derisory by a local MP who says it “won’t do ...


Shoreditch music venue Village Underground is here to stay 

23 Jan

The future of Shoreditch’s iconic music venue Village Underground has been secured for the next 15 years after Hackney Council rejected plans to redevelop the site.


Traditional cars to be banned from parking in parts of Shoreditch to cut air pollution 

20 Jan

Traditional cars will be banned from parking and loading in a number roads around Old Street in the hope of cleaning up Shoreditch’s filthy air.


Traditional cars to be banned from parking in parts of Shoreditch to cut air pollution 

20 Jan

Traditional cars will be banned from parking and loading in parts of Shoreditch in the hope of cleaning up its filthy air.


Hero Hoxton garage owner Errol McKellar to appear on prostate cancer billboards across Britain 

17 Jan

A world-renowned Dalston snapper has joined forces with a Hoxton hero to stop black men dying of prostate cancer.


Hackney Council tells Network Rail: ‘Stop charging Shoreditch rents across the borough’ 

16 Jan

Hackney Council has blasted Network Rail for forcing independent businesses to close with its astronomical rent hikes.


‘Iconic’ Shoreditch Artwall can stay put 

13 Jan

Developers of a luxury complex have promised an iconic graffiti wall which promotes up-and-coming street artists can remain.


Guydance Dacres shooting: Fresh appeal on 20th anniversary of teen’s ‘Murder Mile’ nightclub death 

11 Jan

Twenty years following the death of Hoxton lad Guydance Dacres, a fresh appeal has been launched to find his killers.


Haggerston Baths: taking a dip down memory lane 

11 Jan

Inside Haggerston Baths in 2015.


Start-up of the week: Shoreditch company brings the corner shop to your home 

6 Jan

Every week, we take to the streets to find a start-up business right here in Hackney.


Hyperlocal & blogs

XXL pulls out all the stops for Valentine’s 

15 Feb

11/02/2017: We popped down to the XXL Valentine’s special last Saturday and mingled with a whole load of carebears! Say what you like about bears, but they’re a romantic lot, very touchy-feely.


pitch black bar 

15 Feb

Scared of the dark? This one might not be for you.


Pizza Pilgrims Coming to Shoreditch 

10 Feb

Cult Soho pizzeria joint Pizza Pilgrims is heading East with an opening on Shoreditch High Street in March 2017.


Frozen Yoghurt company crowdfunding for new locations around London 

8 Feb

Tucking in to one of Sloane Bros frozen yoghurts.


News on the changing face of Tottenham 

6 Feb

Two articles have been recently published on the web on the Changing face of Tottenham.


Chriskitch in Hoxton | Restaurant review 

4 Feb

In the restaurants’ kitchens there are cooks and there are chefs.


 Salomé at Hoxton Hall | Theatre review 

3 Feb

Anastasia Revi’s production evokes the extravagant and grotesque atmosphere of 1930s Bohemian society.


Review: Review: The Pitchfork Disney (Shoreditch Town Hall) 

3 Feb

Jamie Lloyd directs an immersive version of Philip Ridley's play...


Is Tottenham the new Shoreditch? asks the Telegraph 

2 Feb

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pizza pilgrims coming to shoreditch 

31 Jan

After years serving up slices out of their green van, Pizza Pilgrims is setting up a perm spot in Shoreditch this March.


Surf & Turf Wars at The Blues Kitchen Shoreditch 

31 Jan

For three days only, The Blues Kitchen’s Shoreditch outpost is hosting Brooklyn restaurant Extra Fancy for a one-off collaboration and friendly “surf vs turf” competition.


Bassi takes on former Commonwealth Games fighter as Islington boxers return to the ring 

27 Jan

Main sports: Islington Boxing Clubs youngsters who gained valuable experience at a special event in the new Lion ABC gym in Shoreditch read more...


Parking ban for traditional cars in Shoreditch 

26 Jan

CG mockup of the ‘Electric Streets’ project.


Londonist Jan 24th 

24 Jan

Londonist posts today » 6 Things That'll Happen When Ikea Opens In Greenwich » London's Craziest Cocktails » The World's First Fatal Parachute Jump Happened in South-East London » An Amazingly Detailed Map Of London's Trees » Pay What You Want ...


win tickets to fresh & fit festival 

19 Jan

If your January blues ain’t going anywhere, we might have the cure.


FREE WINE AT GRIND & CO 

19 Jan

G’Day mate! Grind Co have hooked up with McGuian Wine to give away a glass of the good stuff on Australia Day.


Léon at Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen | Live review 

17 Jan

Playing to a crowd that is positively electric for a Monday evening, Léon embodies everything that is fresh, good and right about modern music.


MONTY’S DELI COMING TO HOXTON 

17 Jan

Yes those famous salt beef sarnies are coming east this April as Mark Ogus and Owen Barratt have found Monty’s Deli a permanent home in Hoxton, after years on a stall at Druid Street Market.


Visit to Hoxton pharmacy to discuss health cuts 

16 Jan

Pharmacies have a special place in our communities.


GIANT BALL PIT COMING TO SHOREDITCH 

16 Jan

First we had Ballie Ballerson and now The Museum of Happiness is getting in on the action by opening another giant ball pit in East London.


Another HCLC success at Clerkenwell and Shoreditch County Court! 

9 Jan

HCLC housing solicitor Jamille Mohammed ( pictured right ) was recently on duty at Clerkenwell Shoreditch County Court.


Harringay Pleasure Park 

5 Jan

From the Shoreditch Observer on Saturday 18 February 1911.


THE WHITECHAPEL REFECTORY AND AFTER HOURS TO OPEN 

4 Jan

The Whitechapel Gallery’s cafe is set to get a makeover from the team behind 10 Greek Street and 8 Hoxton Square.


From revolution to restaurant clusters: Time Out reads Shoreditch as part of a ‘growth strategy’ 

4 Jan

TIME OUT first landed on the streets of London in 1968, when young revolutionaries rattled governments in France, the US and other countries.


Hail Hackney! 

2 Jan

So, you don't know where Haggerston is? Neither did I! But it has a station - on the Highbury and Islington to West Croydon route, if you are wondering - so what better place as a starting point for some New Year psycho-geography.


Shoreditch town hall extension 

30 Dec

This foundation stone was laid by the first Mayoress of Shoreditch (Mrs H.


The QX 2016 Shitshow Awards 

30 Dec

As we all know, 2016 was a total shitshow! A reality TV star got elected president of the most powerful nation in the world, the UK kissed a racism-tinged goodbye to Europe, one of the most beautiful and culturally diverse continents in the world, ...


Amici Miei: a neighbourhood Italian restaurant we would all love to see on our high street 

27 Dec

When you decide which part of London you want to move to, one consideration must surely be the quality of the local Italian restaurant .


40th Anniversary of Spitalfields Music is marked in style 

15 Dec

Solomon’s Knot Baroque Collective performing at Shoreditch Town Hall as part of Winter Festival.


The joy of reading 

12 Dec

We believe that reading for pleasure helps craft imaginative and descriptive story writing.




Schools

‘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.


Year 2 visiting Shoreditch Fire Station 

14 Jun

As part of Work Week Year 2 classes, Cherry and Holly classes were very lucky to be able to visit Shoreditch Fire Station where they found out about hazards in our homes, sat in a fire engine and even got to spray the hose.


Haggerston welcomes author and Guardian columnist Owen Jones 

31 Mar

On Monday 16th March, we were lucky to welcome Owen Jones, Guardian columnist and broadcaster to our school.


Best of British Dance Performance! 

25 Mar

Schools across Hackney celebrated British Number 1s from Queen to Jessie Jay at Haggerston School in front of hundreds of people.


Haggerston trip to watch the London Lions basketball game at the Copper Box, Stratford 

27 Feb

The Haggerston Basketball team from year 7 to year 11 had the incredible opportunity to witness the London Lions (London’s Basketball team) up against the Sheffield Sharks.


KS4 Performance Table Release – Top 9% of schools for Value Add at KS4 

29 Jan

Haggerston School is delighted to announce that we are ranked in the top 9% of schools in the country with a value add score of 1033.5.


Weekly bulletin – 9 January 2015 

9 Jan

Dates for your diary Year 12, Health and Social Care two week work experience placements will commence 12 January Year 7 Parents’ evening on Thursday 15 January Year 11 Parents’ evening on Thursday 22 January Year 10, two week work experience ...


EYFS & KS1 Nativity 

19 Dec

Our EYFS and KS1 children performed their Nativity in St Johns Church on Wednesday 17th December.



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