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Hackney South and Shoreditch candidates to be grilled at General Election hustings 

22 May

Hackney South and Shoreditch candidates to be grilled at General Election hustings 16 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Hackney South and Shoreditch candidates will take questions from constituents tonight at a General Election hustings.


Greg Peake: Police drop murder probe into Hoxton man’s death 

19 May

Greg Peake: Police drop murder probe into Hoxton man’s death 26 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Detectives investigating the death of a Hoxton man have dropped their murder investigation.


Jailed: Foot fetishist who stared at women’s feet while carrying out solo sex acts in Shoreditch 

19 May

A man with a foot fetish who carried out obscene sex acts on himself while staring at the feet of women at bus stops has been jailed.


Greg Peake: Police drop murder probe into Hoxton man’s death 

19 May

Detectives investigating the death of a Hoxton man have dropped their murder investigation.


Council gets candidate’s name wrong in General Election announcement 

18 May

Dev-astated: Hackney South candidate Dave Raval.


Legendary gay pub The Joiners Arms “back in business” with events on Hackney Road 

18 May

“A great leveller”: The Joiners Arms as it looked when open.


De Beauvoir Association to host Hackney South hustings on 22 May 

18 May

Polling stations open on 8 June.


White Horse strip joint’s sex licence surrendered by new Shoreditch diner 

17 May

White Horse strip joint’s sex licence surrendered by new Shoreditch diner 19 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> The former White Horse strip joint is about to be turned into a trendy late-night restaurant after Hackney Council’s licensing committee...


Start up of the week: ‘Small Plate Sessions’ at The Last Days of Shoreditch 

17 May

Start up of the week: ‘Small Plate Sessions’ at The Last Days of Shoreditch 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.


White Horse strip joint’s sex licence surrendered by new Shoreditch diner 

17 May

The former White Horse strip joint is about to be turned into a trendy late-night restaurant after Hackney Council’s licensing committee gave the go-ahead.


Start up of the week: ‘Small Plate Sessions’ at The Last Days of Shoreditch 

17 May

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


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

16 May

Minicab driver from Bow raped and molested female passengers returning from Shoreditch 53 minutes ago Lorraine King --> A minicab driver from Bow is facing jail for raping and sexually assaulting vulnerable women passengers after cutting off parts of...


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.


Haggerston and Dalston sex attacks spark police warning to weekend partygoers 

12 May

Haggerston and Dalston sex attacks spark police warning to weekend partygoers 25 minutes ago Ramzy Alwakeel --> Police this evening urged partygoers in Dalston and Haggerston to take extra care after two attempted sex attacks in two days.


Haggerston and Dalston sex attacks spark police warning to weekend partygoers 

12 May

Police this evening urged partygoers in Dalston and Haggerston to take extra care after two attempted sex attacks in two days.


Hoxton’s saved Wenlock Arms pub wins CAMRA accolade 

11 May

Hoxton’s saved Wenlock Arms pub wins CAMRA accolade 39 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> The Wenlock Arms in Hoxton has won the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) North London’s Pub of the Year award - five years after its imminent closure looked ...


Hoxton’s saved Wenlock Arms pub wins CAMRA accolade 

11 May

The Wenlock Arms in Hoxton has won the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) North London’s Pub of the Year award - five years after its imminent closure looked likely.


Hackney South and Shoreditch hustings announced for May 22 at St Peter’s Church, De Beauvoir 

9 May

Hackney South and Shoreditch hustings announced for May 22 at St Peter’s Church, De Beauvoir 45 minutes ago James Morris --> Live in the Hackney South and Shoreditch constituency and don’t know who to vote for in next month’s general election? ...


Hackney South and Shoreditch hustings announced for May 22 at St Peter’s Church, De Beauvoir 

9 May

Live in the Hackney South and Shoreditch constituency and don’t know who to vote for in next month’s general election? The De Beauvoir Association is here to help...


‘It’s a bigger queue than Madame Tussauds’: Police called to Idris Elba’s casting after hundreds turn up 

9 May

‘It’s a bigger queue than Madame Tussauds’: Police called to Idris Elba’s casting after hundreds turn up 22 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Police were called to a Haggerston community centre yesterday after hundreds of fans and hopefuls ...


‘It’s a bigger queue than Madame Tussauds’: Police called to Idris Elba’s casting after hundreds turn up 

9 May

Police were called to a Haggerston community centre yesterday after hundreds of fans and hopefuls turned up to an open casting call by Hollywood star Idris Elba.


Idris Elba open casting in Hoxton ‘shut down’ after huge crowds turn up 

9 May

Local lad: actor Idris Alba at a recent Ebola conference.


Election 2017: Conservatives announce Hackney candidates 

8 May

Hackney North and Stoke Newington candidate Amy Gray.


Bike Shed Motorcycle Club gets permission to open later – despite fears of noise and ‘too much booze in Shoreditch’ 

4 May

Bike Shed Motorcycle Club gets permission to open later – despite fears of noise and ‘too much booze in Shoreditch’ 47 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> The Bike Shed Motorcycle Club has been granted permission to open till midnight – despite ...


Bike Shed Motorcycle Club gets permission to open later – despite fears of noise and ‘too much booze in Shoreditch’ 

4 May

The Bike Shed Motorcycle Club has been granted permission to open till midnight – despite one neighbour’s concerns about an increase of bikers “roaring around Hoxton Square and revving their engines” since it opened.


Brain injury survivors to run pop-up art shop in Hoxton 

3 May

Survivor: Billy Mann will host his own workshop.


Quick draw: Turner winner Jeremy Deller hands out ‘golden paintbrush’ prize in art competition 

2 May

“More like a club night”: Art Battle III in action.


Neighbours say illegal housing block in Hoxton is ‘getting taller’ 

2 May

Neighbours say illegal housing block in Hoxton is ‘getting taller’ 27 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A brazen developer who was let off the hook after building an illegal block of flats in Hoxton has now made it even taller, according to disbelieving...


Neighbours say illegal housing block in Hoxton is ‘getting taller’ 

2 May

A brazen developer who was let off the hook after building an illegal block of flats in Hoxton has now made it even taller, according to disbelieving neighbours.


Hoxton ceramicist Matthew Raw takes tiles to museum on a barge in tribute to Wedgwood 

28 Apr

Hoxton ceramicist Matthew Raw takes tiles to museum on a barge in tribute to Wedgwood 35 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> A ceramicist made a two and a half hour voyage down the Regent’s Canal to deliver his tiles to a museum, in a nod to Britain...


Hoxton ceramicist Matthew Raw takes tiles to museum on a barge in tribute to Wedgwood 

28 Apr

A ceramicist made a two and a half hour voyage down the Regent’s Canal to deliver his tiles to a museum, in a nod to Britain’s father of industrial ceramics, Josiah Wedgwood.


Hyperlocal & blogs

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.


Abandoned bicycle, 1st April 

1 Apr

Abandoned red/burgundy Raleigh bike frame, locked to the bike rack on the north side of Bethnal Green Road, near Shoreditch train station.


Axwell Λ Ingrosso at Kamio | Live review 

31 Mar

Axwell and Sebastian Ingrosso’s set transforms the intimate Shoreditch basement of Kamio into Ibiza.


Theatre News: James Pidgeon to helm Shoreditch Town Hall 

30 Mar

Pidgeon was previously deputy director at the theatre...


Muna at Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen | Live review 

30 Mar

After breaking into an impromptu jam session at a house party sometime in 2013, Los Angeles trio Muna have done a lot in just a few years.


Meet the Traders: The T2 tea emporium 

27 Mar

The smelling table and Now Sipping wall.


Battle to save Haggerston baths falters 

24 Mar

Photo taken by the Hackney Gazette just before it was closed in 2000 Pic: Save Haggerston Pool.


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.




Schools

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.


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).



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