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From refugees to skateboarders… iPhone photography award winners revealed 

18 Jul

You’re probably pretty pleased with the photos you took of your friends arm in arm outside the Stoke Newington Wetherspoons.


‘A more pleasant environment for everyone’ – families support Stoke Newington road closures 

16 Jul

‘A more pleasant environment for everyone’ – families support Stoke Newington road closures 42 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Plans to improve air quality around Stoke Newington by closing more streets to rat-running traffic have proved ...


‘A more pleasant environment for everyone’ – families support Stoke Newington road closures 

16 Jul

Plans to improve cycling provision and air quality around Stoke Newington by closing more streets to rat-running traffic have proved controversial – but neighbours say the benefits are obvious.


Stoke Newington historian documents the fascinating designs of Victorian coal hole covers 

14 Jul

Stoke Newington historian documents the fascinating designs of Victorian coal hole covers 10 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Until the Clean Air Act 1956, coal was used to heat homes and was delivered to cellars through a hole outside front doors or ...


Stoke Newington historian documents the fascinating designs of Victorian coal hole covers 

13 Jul

Until the Clean Air Act 1956, coal was used to heat homes and was delivered to cellars through a hole outside front doors or pavements.


Hate crime consultation receives just 69 responses 

13 Jul

Hate crime: ‘gay-free zone’ stickers appeared in Shoreditch and Stoke Newington back in 2011.


Stamford Hill street closed after hole appears… but it’s not a sinkhole 

10 Jul

Stamford Hill street closed after hole appears...


Stamford Hill street closed after hole appears… but it’s not a sinkhole 

10 Jul

A small hole has appeared in a Stamford Hill street, causing it to close until at least tomorrow afternoon.


Council asks Orthodox Jewish women to help in battle against food waste in Stamford Hill 

6 Jul

Council asks Orthodox Jewish women to help in battle against food waste in Stamford Hill 2 minutes ago Harry Taylor --> Orthodox Jewish women have been recruited to help the council drive down food waste.


Council asks Orthodox Jewish women to help in battle against food waste in Stamford Hill 

6 Jul

Orthodox Jewish women have been recruited to help the council drive down food waste.


Widow searching for answers over her Stoke Newington husband’s asbestos related death 

4 Jul

Widow searching for answers over her Stoke Newington husband’s asbestos related death 5 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> The widow of a retired heating engineer from Stoke Newington who died of asbestos-related disease wants to track down his old ...


Widow searching for answers over her Stoke Newington husband’s asbestos related death 

4 Jul

The widow of a retired heating engineer from Stoke Newington who died of an asbestos-related disease wants to track down his old colleagues in her hunt for justice.


Missing: James Howson, 86, has not been seen since Friday 

2 Jul

Missing: James Howson, 86, has not been seen since Friday 34 minutes ago Sonia Zhuravlyova --> Police are searching for a vulnerable man from Stoke Newington who has been missing for more than two days.


Missing: James Howson, 86, has not been seen since Friday 

2 Jul

Police are searching for a vulnerable man from Stoke Newington who has been missing for more than two days.


‘Secularist plot’: Controversy-hit Jewish school lashes out at Ofsted after ‘Inadequate’ rating 

27 Jun

Yesodey Hatorah Senior Girls’ School in Stamford Hill A Jewish faith school in Stamford Hill has hit back at Ofsted after the education watchdog this week downgraded its rating to ‘Inadequate’ in a damning assessment of its methods.


Hackney brothers to ‘celebrate London’s gravel paths and dirt tracks’ in charity cycling event 

27 Jun

Green wheeling: the event will celebrate off-road cycling.


Clissold Crescent fire: Police hunt ‘Space Raiders’ man suspected of arson attack 

27 Jun

Clissold Crescent fire: Police hunt ‘Space Raiders’ man suspected of arson attack 20 minutes ago James Morris --> Police this morning released an image of a man wearing a “Space Raiders” cap who is suspected of carrying out an arson attack in...


Clissold Crescent fire: Police hunt ‘Space Raiders’ man suspected of arson attack 

27 Jun

Police have released an image of a man wearing a “Space Raiders” cap who they want to speak to over an arson attack in Stoke Newington last week.


‘Voracious predator’ terrapins to be removed from Clissold Park ponds after being dumped by owners 

26 Jun

‘Voracious predator’ terrapins to be removed from Clissold Park ponds after being dumped by owners 55 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Unwanted terrapins have been dumped in the ponds at Clissold Park by their owners – and the town hall says the “...


‘Voracious predator’ terrapins to be removed from Clissold Park ponds after being dumped by owners 

26 Jun

Unwanted terrapins have been dumped in the ponds at Clissold Park by their owners – and the town hall says the “voracious predators” will be removed.


Stoke Newington jazz venue Total Refreshment Centre hit with closure order by Hackney Council 

25 Jun

Stoke Newington jazz venue Total Refreshment Centre hit with closure order by Hackney Council 34 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> An event space regarded as a leading venue in London’s jazz scene has been hit with a closure order for allegedly selling ...


Stoke Newington jazz venue Total Refreshment Centre hit with closure order by Hackney Council 

25 Jun

An event space regarded as a leading venue in London’s jazz scene has been hit with a closure order for allegedly selling alcohol without a licence.


Caribbean choir to perform with Stoke Newington group after founder’s outreach trip following Hurricane Irma 

25 Jun

Caribbean choir to perform with Stoke Newington group after founder’s outreach trip following Hurricane Irma 57 minutes ago Val Cipriani --> A youth choir from the devastated Caribbean islands of Antigua and Barbuda will be performing in Stoke ...


Caribbean choir to perform with Stoke Newington group after founder’s outreach trip following Hurricane Irma 

25 Jun

A youth choir from the devastated Caribbean islands of Antigua and Barbuda will be performing in Stoke Newington on Saturday during their first tour in the UK.


Bedroom ceiling crashes down on top of sleeping woman, 69, in her Stoke Newington home 

21 Jun

Bedroom ceiling crashes down on top of sleeping woman, 69, in her Stoke Newington home 30 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A sleeping woman had the shock of her life when her bedroom ceiling came crashing down on top of her.


Stoke Newington music venue Total Refreshment Centre issued with closure notice by council 

21 Jun

Totalled: the main room at Total Refreshment Centre.


Bedroom ceiling crashes down on top of sleeping woman, 69, in her Stoke Newington home 

21 Jun

A sleeping woman had the shock of her life when her bedroom ceiling came crashing down on top of her.


Road closures: William Patten pupils stage protest for Clean Air Day 

21 Jun

Protest: William Patten pupils turn out for Clean Air Day.


Deputy Mayor scolds William Patten parents over pollution ‘publicity stunts’ 

20 Jun

Deputy Mayor Feryal Demirci.


House fire in Clissold Crescent, Stoke Newington 

20 Jun

Breaking News: House fire in Clissold Crescent, Stoke Newington 53 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Firefighters rescued two people from a burning house in Stoke Newington this morning.


House fire in Clissold Crescent, Stoke Newington 

20 Jun

Firefighters rescued two people from a burning house in Stoke Newington this morning.


‘Stolen joy’: Community radio station launches fundraiser after burglary 

13 Jun

Burgled: Reel Rebels’ studio is in the heart of Stoke Newington.


‘Big ask’: Church to host ‘community sleepout’ for homelessness campaign 

13 Jun

Film fan: Rev Dilly Baker in front of the billboards.


Curtain (almost) up: Work on new Hackney theatre nears completion 

11 Jun

Preparations: actors rehearse ahead of the new season.


Woman catches Lyme disease from tick bite at Clissold Park – reports 

8 Jun

Left: A ‘bullseye’ bite that is a common sign of Lyme disease.


Man whose Woodberry Down home was flattened taking council to tribunal in valuation row 

6 Jun

Man whose Woodberry Down home was flattened taking council to tribunal in valuation row 5 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A man whose home was bulldozed in the Woodberry Down regeneration is taking Hackney Council to a tribunal after rejecting their ...


Man whose Woodberry Down home was flattened taking council to tribunal in valuation row 

6 Jun

A man whose home was bulldozed in the Woodberry Down regeneration is taking Hackney Council to a tribunal after rejecting their valuation of it.


London Mayor Sadiq Khan breaks his Ramadan fast at Aziziye Mosque in Stoke Newington 

6 Jun

London Mayor Sadiq Khan breaks his Ramadan fast at Aziziye Mosque in Stoke Newington 2 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Sadiq Khan praised the good will between Hackney’s religious communities at a meal to break his Ramadan fast at the Aziziye ...


London Mayor Sadiq Khan breaks his Ramadan fast at Aziziye Mosque in Stoke Newington 

6 Jun

Sadiq Khan praised the good will between Hackney’s religious communities at a meal to break his Ramadan fast at the Aziziye Mosque.


Tower Theatre company opens doors of new Stoke Newington premises 

6 Jun

Tower Theatre company opens doors of new Stoke Newington premises 5 minutes ago Robyn Darbyshire --> Amateur dramatics group The Tower Theatre Company is settling into its new premises on Northwold Road in Stoke Newington, formerly the site of the ...


Tower Theatre company opens doors of new Stoke Newington premises 

6 Jun

The amateur dramatics group’s new theatre will be open to the public in September this year.


Titbits – Short stories, Pipe dreams and local Labour’s fraying seams 

6 Jun

◆ Debora Robertson @lickedspoon sparked a bit of Twitter mirth when she clocked Mayor Philip Glanville wearing shorts at the Stoke Newington Literary Festival.


Man jailed for raping two women he met in Stoke Newington and Islington 

1 Jun

Man jailed for raping two women he met in Stoke Newington and Islington 9 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A man is beginning a 20-year jail term for raping two women, one of whom he attacked in Stoke Newington while house-sitting.


Man jailed for raping two women he met in Stoke Newington and Islington 

1 Jun

Man jailed for raping two women he met in Stoke Newington and Islington 9 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A man is beginning a 20-year jail term for raping two women, one of whom he attacked in Stoke Newington while house-sitting.


Man jailed for raping woman in Stoke Newington and another he met in Islington 

1 Jun

A man is beginning a 20-year jail term for raping two women, one of whom he attacked in Stoke Newington while house-sitting.


Motorcycle dreams: from Stoke Newington on a Czech bike to a brewery in pilsner’s homeland 

31 May

STOKE NEWINGTON biker businessman Andrew Almond is doing what the worst in-midlife-crisis Londoner can but dream of: riding a classic motorcycle across Europe.


Road closures: Council on ‘shaky ground’ after release of William Patten air quality report, say campaigners 

29 May

Fuming: Campaigners outside William Patten Primary School.


Campaigners fighting plans for 87 homes on Stamford Hill estate criticised by Hackney mayor 

29 May

Campaigners fighting plans for 87 homes on Stamford Hill estate criticised by Hackney mayor 44 minutes ago Tom Ladle --> The mayor of Hackney has hit out at campaigners protesting against plans to build dozens of new homes on their estate.


Campaigners fighting plans for 87 homes on Stamford Hill estate criticised by Hackney mayor 

29 May

The mayor of Hackney has hit out at campaigners protesting plans to build dozens of new homes on their estate.


Tributes paid to outgoing Hackney Speaker Soraya Adejare as Clare Potter is elected into role 

24 May

All change: New speaker Clare Potter (left) and former speaker Soraya Adejare.


Stoke Newington headteacher made Director of Education for Hackney 

24 May

‘Exciting time’: headteacher Annie Gammon.


Woodberry Down regeneration development wins RICS’ London project of the year award 

22 May

Woodberry Down regeneration development wins RICS’ London project of the year award 17 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Finsbury Park’s Woodberry Down regeneration project has been named the London Project of the Year at the prestigious annual ...


Woodberry Down regeneration development wins RICS’ London project of the year award 

22 May

Finsbury Park’s Woodberry Down regeneration project has been named the London Project of the Year at the prestigious annual RICS construction awards.


Hackney Council stands by cladding contractor following safety complaints 

21 May

Lincoln Court: cladding failed safety standards.


‘Funk the wedding’: How royal wedding fever (and an anti-monarchy music festival) gripped Hackney in 1981 for Charles and Di’s wedding 

18 May

‘Funk the wedding’: How royal wedding fever (and an anti-monarchy music festival) gripped Hackney in 1981 for Charles and Di’s wedding 39 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> As Meghan and Harry prepare to get hitched, Emma Bartholomew looks back ...


‘Funk the wedding’: How royal wedding fever (and an anti-monarchy music festival) gripped Hackney in 1981 for Charles and Di’s wedding 

18 May

As Meghan and Harry prepare to get hitched, Emma Bartholomew looks back at how Hackney celebrated his mum and dad’s royal nuptials, with street parties, majorettes – and an anti-monarchist festival in Clissold Park that was delicately called Funk...


Agudas Israel lawsuit: Stamford Hill housing association for Orthodox Jews accused of discrimination 

17 May

Agudas Israel lawsuit: Stamford Hill housing association for Orthodox Jews accused of discrimination 53 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> A housing association that caters only for Orthodox Jews is being taken to the High Court for discrimination.


Anger after bin fire at council block where cladding is being replaced 

17 May

‘Warning’: firefighters examine the bin after putting out the fire.


Of Cabbages and Kings celebrates 10 years in Stoke Newington 

17 May

Of Cabbages and Kings celebrates 10 years in Stoke Newington 35 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Of Cabbages and Kings is celebrating 10 years in business with a refurb and a party.


Agudas Israel lawsuit: Stamford Hill housing association for Orthodox Jews accused of discrimination 

17 May

A housing association that caters only for Orthodox Jews is being taken to the High Court for discrimination.


Of Cabbages and Kings celebrates 10 years in Stoke Newington 

17 May

Of Cabbages and Kings is celebrating 10 years in business with a refurb and a party.


Hyperlocal & blogs

Dead fish in the New River 

6 Jul

I noticed this afternoon that the New River between Hornsey Station and Wightman Road is full of dead fish and crayfish (floating on the surface).


Alkham Road: The first Zeppelin bomb 

2 Jul

Picture: Footage Farm A loud bang, a fiery blaze and a family asleep on the top floor.


50% off stokey bears 

22 Jun

Stokey Bears is expanding with a second site opening in Haggerston and to celebrate, we’ve hooked up with them to offer you lot an exclusive 50% OFF food during the soft launch.


Lost male tabby & white cat – Hermitage Rd N4 

20 Jun

This male tabby white cat called Casper has been reported as lost from Hermitage Rd N4 since the evening of 19th June.


Tennis classes 

17 Jun

Hey everyone, Looking to learn a new sport, to keep yourself fit and/or improve your tennis level? I am Bianca, a tennis coach, who is more than happy to help you achieve that.


New campaign to end period poverty for Hackney schoolgirls 

12 Jun

Gemma Abbott from The Red Box Project Hackney North and Stoke Newington.


Works on the New River Path 

7 Jun

If anyone's wondering why the path is closed between Wightman Road and Hamden Road, the reason is that Thames Water are modernising the arrangements for getting flotsam out of the river before the water flows into the tunnel.


Titbits – Short stories, Pipe dreams and local Labour’s fraying seams 

6 Jun

◆ Debora Robertson @lickedspoon sparked a bit of Twitter mirth when she clocked Mayor Philip Glanville wearing shorts at the Stoke Newington Literary Festival.


BARNET FURNITURE CENTRE – UPCYCLING SHOW & SALE, SUNDAY JUNE 10th 

5 Jun

Barnet Furniture Centre, the local furniture reuse and recycling charity, will be holding an Upcycling Show Sale at the Pavilion in Albert Road Rec, N22 7XL, on Sunday June 10th, 11 am - 4 pm..


andrew almond | bolt motorcycles 

1 Jun

A motorcycle is much more than just a bike, it’s a lifestyle and Andrew Almond, the founder of BOLT Motorcycles knows it.


Motorcycle dreams: from Stoke Newington on a Czech bike to a brewery in pilsner’s homeland 

31 May

STOKE NEWINGTON biker businessman Andrew Almond is doing what the worst in-midlife-crisis Londoner can but dream of: riding a classic motorcycle across Europe.


Discover London’s secret green corners at the Open Squares Weekend 9-10 June 2018 

31 May

For one weekend o ver 200 green spaces all over London – many usually closed to the public – open their gates for public enjoyment and discovery.


the wizard of oz heads to stokey 

29 May

After smashing it last year with a production of Grimm’s Fairy Tales, Pandemonium Performance are taking you down the yellow brick road into Stokey’s Abney Park for their take on L.


Referee attacked at football final at New River 

25 May

Disturbing footage from a final played at New River, this story is getting global press and shining another bad light on our area.


Perilla, Mar/Apr 2018 

21 May

Since my first visit, I have become very fond of this little restaurant in Stoke Newington, opened by two passionate young guns, who I feel are at the very beginning of a bright career in hospitality ahead.


Looking for after-school nanny and holiday care 

20 May

Hi there, we have just moved into the area and our 3 year old has been offered a place at the nursery attached to Woodberry Down school, to start in September.


Diane Abbott vows to end Britain’s ‘hostile environment’ for immigrants 

17 May

Diane Abbott has revealed Labour’s plans to overhaul the country’s immigration system     Pic: Gary Knight Diane Abbott has branded the Windrush scandal a “direct consequence of government policy”, revealing Labour’s plan to overhaul ...


Nature notes: the diary of an EEVO 

17 May

This week has been super busy and I’ve spent most of it outside so no time to sit and read.


Mary Wollstonecraft: Transcending Gender 

17 May

Why is a man leading walks about Mary Wollstonecraft in Stoke Newington and Newington Green and why does he think it’s important that she has a monument? Many of us broadly accept today that people are people and – given the same chances – we ...


Cracked and broken paving stones outside 12/14 Cazenove Road., 10th May 

10 May

Cracked and broken paving stones outside 12/14 Cazenove Road.


Leader – ‘Real’ politics 

9 May

When Labour’s Rosemary Sales lost her council seat in Stamford Hill West to Tory newcomer Ahron Klein, she said she feared residents would lose “good representation” on the grounds that her orthodox Jewish opponents “haven’t really tried to...


Three billboards installed in Hackney churchyard to highlight homelessness 

8 May

Reverend Dilly Baker and three billboards inspired by hit film.


A pier appears 

4 May

It is not everyday that you get to see 600 tonnes of metal being lowered into the River Thames – yesterday down at Orchard Wharf was one of those rare occasions.


Amy Winehouse Back to Black video filmed in Abney Park, Stoke Newington. 

28 Apr

Late singer-songwriter, Amy Winehouse filmed the cemetery scenes for her Back to Black music video at Abney Park.


loti eats | andi’s 

26 Apr

Andi’s in Stoke Newington has been a popular spot since opening up on Church Street in 2017 – it always looks rammed at brunch time when we pass it on the weekend.


loti eats | andi’s 

26 Apr

Andi’s in Stoke Newington has been a popular spot since opening up on Church Street in 2017 – it always looks rammed at brunch time when we pass it on the weekend.


“Breaking Ground” film about London Irish Women’s Centre – now online 

23 Apr

London Irish Women’s Centre was at 59 Stoke Newington Church St from the early eighties until 2012.


Let’s learn to love the dandelion 

19 Apr

On the grassy slopes of the New River and the lush new grass on municipal lawns, clustered in the meadows and woods of Railway Fields , in gardens both lovingly tended and carelessly unkempt, pushing up through cracks in the pavement, spaces in ...


New hotel in Stoke Newington High Street 

18 Apr

Despite objections from local residents and councillors, planning permission has been granted for the demolition of the building that is now used as a Tesco store on the corner of Stoke Newington High Street and Sandringham Road and replacing it with...


Graffiti on New River pathway, 16th April 

16 Apr

A tag has been graffitted on the Endymion Road New River Path leading into Finsbury Park Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 29 Endymion Road, N4 Report on FixMyStreet...


church street market to open 

16 Apr

Victoria Park Market has become a firm fave since it opened last year and now they’re setting up a sister one in Stokey .


type at hang up gallery 

16 Apr

Have you heard the hype about TYPE? If not, get yourself over to Stoke Newington before 6th May to catch four of Britain’s biggest artistic talents on display together.


Man seen casing properties along the new river? 

11 Apr

I saw a man walking up and down the banks of the new river this morning at 8am, for about half an hour.


The Workers’ Circle – fighting anti-semitism in Hackney 

8 Apr

Flyer for 1949 Workers’ Circle meeting in Stoke Newington, courtesy of Hackney Archives.


North East London NE street signs 

3 Apr

Many moons ago, back in 2008, I wrote a post about old metal street names which also included some of the now defunct mid-19th century N.


Portuguese High Society In Late Georgian Woodberry Down 

26 Mar

Cintra Cottage was one of the first dwellings built on Woodberry Down.


New measures to improve 1500 rented homes in serious disrepair 

22 Mar

Hackney-based landlords must bring over 1,500 privately rented homes suffering serious disrepair up to scratch or face prosecution or financial penalties after Hackney Council announced new measures.


Actor Eleanor Wyld discusses the new, reimagined Hamlet 

15 Mar

Born and raised in Stoke Newington, actor Eleanor Wyld has landed her fourth role in a Royal Shakespeare Company production, playing Guildenstern in its latest production of Hamlet.


Technology convicts child abuse vicar 

14 Mar

As victims continue to tell harrowing accounts of child sexual abuse at the Independent Inquiry into Child Sex Abuse (IICSA), former Hackney vicar Cyril Rowe was sentenced to four years imprisonment on three historic counts of indecent assault on a ...


Are you affected by the new bus route changes? 

14 Mar

There are plans to cut the 277 bus route which runs between Dalston Junction and Highbury and Islington.


loti eats | lu lu shanghai delicacy & sake bar 

12 Mar

Lu Lu Shanghai Delicacy & Sake Bar or “Saki” as the sign outside says opened last year on Stoke Newington Church Street, a place that sees many a restaurant come and ago.


Teenager jailed for 2 hour acid attack spree 

12 Mar

A teenager has been jailed for ten and a half years after carrying out six acid attacks against moped riders in East London in just two hours.


Working Class History Podcast: John Barker on the Stoke Newington 8 

9 Mar

“Working Class History” has existed for a few years as a social media feed highlighting often neglected events from the past to inspire us now.


‘Give our books back’ demands school student 

8 Mar

An A-level student from Skinner’s Academy in Woodberry Down has started a petition asking the government to “increase school funding in Hackney schools back to what it was.


Tension-release Reiki massage: Now mobile, book a home visit! 

8 Mar

Now booking for home visits: Tension-release massage which focuses on the emotional as much as the physical, using Reiki and aromatherapy to aid your body and spirit's ability to heal themselves.


Hackney boy a potential ping pong prodigy 

7 Mar

A ten year old boy from Hackney who only took up ping pong last year has won a major London table tennis competition.


Curtain falls on pioneering arts centre 

6 Mar

It once played host to Sonic Youth and has hosted art exhibitions for years but the Building F arts space on Stoke Newington Church Street will close for good at the end of this month.


rustic twist wine bar and kitchen now open in stokey 

6 Mar

When applied to restaurants ‘rustic’ and ‘twist’ are two words that usually send people running, so to call a new restaurant Rustic Twist was a brave move indeed.


Two of London’s oldest trees face felling after fungus attack 

24 Feb

London plane trees in Hackney Park, Pic: @ian_stephens Two of London’s oldest trees, situated in Clissold Park,  in Stoke Newington, are to be felled in the future  having been “colonised” by a root-rotting fungus.


fanny’s kebabs opens in stokey 

22 Feb

Fanny’s Kebabs had a bit of a shaky start a few weeks ago, when they advertised in the window of their site that their “Posh Kebabs” were coming soon to Stoke Newingto n.


Busy down at the Bakers Arms… 

22 Feb

It’s been busy recently with new shops opening down at the Bakers Arms end of Hoe Street.


Historic cemetery park gets £315,000 towards multi-million restoration plan 

7 Feb

Abney Park Cemetery.


School Streets scheme spreads to two more Hackney schools 

6 Feb

Dianne Abbott visiting Millfields Primary talking Hackney School Street scheme pic: Ayo Sanusi Dianne Abbot, MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington, visited children at Millfields Primary to mark their launch of the Hackney School Streets scheme, ...


Police appeal for witnesses in Stoke Newington murder 

5 Feb

Yaya Mbye.


Play up, play the game: subteens at a Stokey school learn how to figure the numbers that count 

3 Feb

WHEN DIANE ABBOTT heard that a school in Stoke Newington was devising a play as a way to explain the world of finance, she just had to see it.


Paws for thought: Stoke Newington church hosts service for dogs 

26 Jan

Dog Church Seat.


Lovely House! Double bedroom available for long and short term rents. Stokey/Stoke Newington near the Park. 

25 Jan

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Stoke Newington parents protest over Hackney road closure plans 

23 Jan

William Patten Primary School.


Any news in Wightman Rd consultation 

22 Jan

As usual nothing to google.


Second suspect arrested in Hackney knife murder 

22 Jan

The scene in Shakspeare Walk.


Larry the cat needs a home 

18 Jan

A few months ago, Stokey Cats Dogs were notified about a cat lying down for hours in the middle of the pavement.


Stamford Hill Jewish schools are winning their battle to keep modernity at bay 

17 Jan

ULTRA-ORTHODOX JEWS in Hackney who shield their male children from the national curriculum can relax.


Police arrests suspect in Hackney stabbing murder 

11 Jan

The scene in Shakspeare Walk.




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Schools

Latest Internet Safety Advice 

2 Jul

We have recently received the following advice from the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Command via the Primary Schools Liaison Officer at Stoke Newington Police Station.


Active Travel AGENTS FOR CHANGE 

13 Nov

Active Travel AGENTS FOR CHANGE  proudly accepting our GOLD Stars Award at the annual prestigious TFL Primary Schools Event.


St Mary’s Ofsted Report 

18 Oct

St Marys Stoke Newington Ofsted Report October 2017...


Map & Compass – off you go! 

10 Oct

Our Orienteering Team were amazing this afternoon taking part in the third event of the School Games Orienteering League at super Clissold Park.


Map & Compass- off you go! 

4 Oct

Our Orienteering Team were amazing this afternoon taking part in the third event of the School Games Orienteering League at super Clissold Park.


Summer Fair 

4 Jul

Our annual Summer Fair, is a wonderful event organised with our Parent Teacher and Friends Association.


MP Dianne Abbott Visit 

3 May

The school was delighted to welcome Hackney North and Stoke Newington MP, the RT Hon Diane Abbott on Friday 28th April.


MP Diane Abbott Visit 

3 May

The school was delighted to welcome Hackney North and Stoke Newington MP, the RT Hon Diane Abbott on Friday 28th April.


New Wave Junior MasterChef 

3 May

Mr John, our New Wave Chef extraordinaire,   introduced a live stream assembly yesterday morning from Grazebrook.


Fire Fighters 

28 Feb

As part of Enterprise and Work Week, Year 1 had a fantastic time visiting Stoke Newington Fire Station.


Book Box Initiative 

14 Dec

Below are the lists of all the books/authors that our families, children, teachers and classes have suggested they would like in their classrooms The kind people at Stoke Newington Bookshop have very generously said that if parents want to purchase ...


Author Workshop 

27 May

On Thursday 26th May a number of classes were invited to attend an author workshop in conjunction with Stoke Newington literacy festival.


Take Note 

15 May

Keeping up with our great musical tradition, Orchard children had the opportunity to perform with professional musicians at the Take Note.


Southwold Pupils at London Symphony Orchestra 

20 Apr

A group of Southwold pupils took part in the London Symphony Orchestra Take Note performance as part of a project they have been working on with the LSO since November.


Southwold Pupils at London Symphony Orchestra 

20 Apr

A group of Southwold pupils took part in the London Symphony Orchestra Take Note performance as part of a project they have been working on with the LSO since November.


Jack And The Beanstalk 

11 Mar

Purple and Orange Class went over to Clissold Park for a Jack and the Beanstalk story telling workshop.


Federation Consultation 

7 Jan

As you are all aware, The Federation of Grazebrook and Shacklewell Primary Schools have been working in partnership with Woodberry Down Community Primary School for over a year to improve learning standards by sharing best practice.


Shacklewell Consultations 

7 Jan

As you are all aware, The Federation of Grazebrook and Shacklewell Primary Schools have been working in partnership with Woodberry Down Community Primary School for over a year to improve learning standards by sharing best practice.


Giving your children healthy teeth! 

20 Nov

The fluoride appointments for children in Nursery, Reception and Year 1 will be held on Tuesday 8th December 2015.


Progression into the Sixth Form at Stoke Newington 

23 Oct

Sixth Form Open Evening on the 10th November 2015...


Hackney Museum workshop (reception classes) 

9 Oct

Emma from the Hackney Museum brought in artefacts to introduce the children to what the museum was about.


Bike Around the Borough 2015 

18 Jun

On Thursday June 18th, twelve of our children took part in the Bike Around the Borough event organised by Hackney Council.


Springfield win big at the Clissold Cup! 

15 Jun

This term Springfield started with a bang.


Lloyds Bank Give and Gain Day 

19 May

St.


School Closure Update 

8 Jan

The electrical issue at Grazebrook has now been resolved and the school will be open tomorrow, Friday 9th January as usual.


Introductory letter from our new Chair Of Governors 

6 Jan

Crispin Truman...


Special visitor 

19 Dec

Father Christmas came to visit today and he delivered some very special Christmas presents to all of the children at St.


YEAR 5 Performance 

19 Dec

During Autumn term, Aspen class were given the exciting opportunity of working with two professional dancers from the contemporary dance company, Random Dance.


Christmas Carol Singing 

19 Dec

Year 6 got everyone into the Christmas spirit in Canary Wharf singing their hearts out to Christmas carols.


Whole School Christmas Fete 

18 Dec

On Friday 5th December we held the amazing Christmas Fair.


Christmas Jumper Day 

17 Dec

Christmas jumper day will be on Friday 19th December, this is a non uniform day.


Christmas Nativity 

17 Dec

Please note that the Christmas Nativity will now be held in the school hall and not at the church due to unforeseen circumstances.


A change to Sixth Form pre-public examination timetable 

17 Dec

AS psychology exam date has been moved forward...


Letter to parents | End of term arrangements 

16 Dec

From the headteacher...


Year 11 pre-public examinations 

15 Dec

Exams start Tuesday 6 January...


Sixth Form pre-public examinations 

15 Dec

Exams start Tuesday 6 January...


Year 1 Nativity Play 2014 

11 Dec

Year 1 Nativ ity Play 2014...


Learning Links – Sea Life 

11 Dec

Viperfish Anglefish Anglefish_2 Giant Squid Fangtooth Giant Tube Worm...


The Skinners’ / Scholastic book fair: A business studies & LRC initiative 

11 Dec

The Learning Resource Centre and business studies department organised a book fair which took place from Monday 1 to Friday 5 December.


Come Dine with Me 

4 Dec

William Patten hosted a ‘Come Dine with Me’ event for parents to join their children for a delicious lunch.


William Patten Bake Off raised £413.63 for Children in Need 

4 Dec

William Patten Bake Off was a huge success.


St. Mary’s Christmas Fair 

3 Dec

St Marys Christmas Fair is on Friday 5th December at 3pm.


There’s a Goose Loose in Hackneytopia! 

3 Dec

Children from 1G, 1B, 2G 2B were lucky enough to be the first of Grazebrook children to see a fantastic performance of Mother Goose on Tuesday 2nd December.


Parents and carers meeting 

3 Dec

The curriculum and changes to national exams at GCSE & A level...


Parent consultations & expectations for the end of KS1 and KS2 information 

2 Dec

Along with statutory changes to the National Curriculum, the assessment arrangements are changing across the country.


SNS winter concert! 

2 Dec

11 & 12 December at 7pm...


Letter to parents 

2 Dec

From the headteacher...


Step into your future: Additional Sixth Form Open Evening (22 Jan) 

1 Dec

Are you in Year 11 and considering your options for next year?  Did you miss out on our Sixth Form Open Evening in November?  Due to a number of requests, we will be holding a second Sixth Form Open Evening on Thursday 22 January at 5.30pm (talk is ...


Tie-Dye Friday 

1 Dec

Tie-Dye Friday: Raising Money for Anti-Bullying This week we have been having great fun learning a new skill : tie-dying.


Christmas Jumper Day 12th December 2014 

28 Nov

Wear a Christmas Jumper and donate £1 to Save the Children...



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