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Man shot in Woodberry Down 

24 May

A man was shot in Hackney last night by what’s thought to be “some kind of ball bearing gun”.


Parents and staff lobby Stoke Newington School governors’ meeting in protest against funding cuts 

23 May

Parents and staff lobby Stoke Newington School governors’ meeting in protest against funding cuts 11 minutes ago James Scott --> Parents and staff took part in a joint lobby of a Stoke Newington School governors’ meeting in protest against ...


Boy aged 12 admits carrying 8-inch blade in Hackney 

16 May

Dangerous: police tweeted a picture of the knife.


Armed police called to shooting in Stamford Hill Estate 

16 May

Armed police called to shooting in Stamford Hill Estate 54 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Armed police were sent to the Stamford Hill Estate after gunshots were heard last night.


Armed police called to shooting in Stamford Hill Estate 

16 May

Armed police were sent to the Stamford Hill Estate after gunshots were heard last night.


Traffic wardens ‘parked illegally to buy ice creams minutes after ticketing driver’ 

13 May

The Hackney traffic wardens were spotted double parked blocking a whole road (Picture: KppPictures) Two traffic wardens were caught on camera this week allegedly buying ice-creams while parked illegally – minutes after ticketing another driver.


Hackney gardens to open for June weekender 

12 May

Opening up: Abney Park Cemetery in Stoke Newington.


Full list of election candidates for Hackney North and Hackney South 

12 May

Voting takes place on 8 June.


Tree felling in Hackney tripled in a single year, new figures show 

11 May

Falling leaves: a number of trees were cut down in Clissold Park this year.


Boy, 12, could face jail term for carrying 20cm bladed knife in Hackney 

11 May

A 12-year-old boy could be facing a jail term for carrying an eight-inch blade through the Stoke Newington streets.


Pregnant driver jailed for ramming cyclist into tree in Hackney 

11 May

Jailed: Justine Henshaw-Bryan.


Sickening moment motorist chases and mows down cyclist in Stoke Newington 

10 May

Video: Sickening moment motorist chases and mows down cyclist in Stoke Newington 34 minutes ago James Morris --> A motorist has been convicted after she pursued a cyclist and left him with internal bleeding in Stoke Newington.


Sickening moment motorist chases and mows down cyclist in Stoke Newington 

10 May

A motorist has been convicted after she pursued a cyclist and left him with internal bleeding in Stoke Newington.


Knifeman with meat cleaver was ‘shouting racist abuse’ 

10 May

Knifeman with meat cleaver was ‘shouting racist abuse’ 9 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> A 61-year-old man is being held by police after a shopkeeper in Stamford Hill was threatened by a knifeman.


Knifeman with meat cleaver was ‘shouting racist abuse’ 

10 May

A 61-year-old man is being held by police after a shopkeeper in Stamford Hill was threatened by a knifeman.


Man with meat cleaver arrested after ‘threatening to kill Jews’ in London 

9 May

(Picture: @shomrim/Twitter) A man with a meat cleaver and a large knife has been arrested after allegedly threatening a young Jewish girl in Clapton saying, ‘You Jews run away from here before I kill you.


Defiant gran beaten up in Stoke Newington after her cab didn’t arrive: I won’t let thugs frighten me 

9 May

Defiant gran beaten up in Stoke Newington after her cab didn’t arrive: I won’t let thugs frighten me 21 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> A plucky grandmother who was pinned down by a group of men while their female friend attacked her has said ...


Defiant gran beaten up in Stoke Newington after her cab didn’t arrive: I won’t let thugs frighten me 

8 May

A plucky grandmother who was pinned down by a group of men while their female friend attacked her has said she “won’t let them frighten her”.


General Election 2017: Hackney Conservatives announce candidates 

8 May

General Election 2017: Hackney Conservatives announce candidates 30 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Amy Gray will be standing as a Tory candidate in Hackney North and Stoke Newington again, and has vowed to work with Prime Minister Theresa May to ...


General Election 2017: Hackney Conservatives announce candidates, promise ‘strong and stable government’ 

8 May

Amy Gray will be standing as a Tory candidate in Hackney North and Stoke Newington again, and has vowed to work with Prime Minister Theresa May to deliver “a Brexit which works for Hackney” if she is elected.


Election 2017: Conservatives announce Hackney candidates 

8 May

Hackney North and Stoke Newington candidate Amy Gray.


Victim of Stoke Newington child abusers says they ‘got off lightly’ with 21-year sentence 

5 May

Victim of Stoke Newington child abusers says they ‘got off lightly’ with 21-year sentence 50 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A child abuse victim who watched his now-elderly attackers get jailed for 21 years said they “got off lightly” after ...


Victim of Stoke Newington child abusers says they ‘got off lightly’ with 21-year sentence 

5 May

A child abuse victim who watched his now-elderly attackers get jailed for 21 years said they “got off lightly” after ruining his life.


Labour party reselects Diane Abbott and Meg Hillier 

5 May

Diane Abbott Both of Hackney’s parliamentary seats are held by Labour MPs who are seeking to retain them in the June election.


21 years for Stoke Newington couple over child abuse between 1960s and 1980s 

4 May

21 years for Stoke Newington couple over child abuse between 1960s and 1980s 52 minutes ago James Morris --> An elderly couple were today jailed for a total 21 years over child abuse in Stoke Newington between the 1960s and 1980s.


21 years for Stoke Newington couple over child abuse between 1960s and 1980s 

4 May

An elderly couple were today jailed for a total 21 years over child abuse in Stoke Newington between the 1960s and 1980s.


Liberal Democrats slam Diane Abbott’s ‘car crash’ interview 

3 May

Radio gaffe: Diane Abbott’s fumble has been seized upon by opponents.


Stoke Newington robbery: Thug who mugged stranger at knifepoint then stabbed police officer is jailed 

3 May

Stoke Newington robbery: Thug who mugged stranger at knifepoint then stabbed police officer is jailed 12 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A mindless thug who robbed a stranger at knifepoint in Stoke Newington and then stabbed a police officer has been ...


Stoke Newington robbery: Thug who mugged stranger at knifepoint then stabbed police officer is jailed 

3 May

A mindless thug who robbed a stranger at knifepoint in Stoke Newington and then stabbed a police officer has been jailed for four years.


Stoke Newington pupil will fly jets around the world after passing CAA exams 

27 Apr

Stoke Newington pupil will fly jets around the world after passing CAA exams 18 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> A young man has his sights set on becoming a pilot when he leaves Stoke Newington School this summer, after passing his flying exams with...


Election 2017: Green Party announces Hackney candidates 

27 Apr

Hackney North and Stoke Newington candidate Alistair Binnie-Lubbock with Caroline Lucas.


Stoke Newington pupil will fly jets around the world after passing CAA exams 

27 Apr

A young man has his sights set on becoming a pilot when he leaves Stoke Newington School this summer, after passing his flying exams with flying colours.


Election 2017: Liberal Democrats reveal Hackney candidates 

27 Apr

Hackney North and Stoke Newington candidate Joe Richards.


Stoke Newington stabbing: Hackney man charged with trying to rape and murder woman, 27 

27 Apr

Stoke Newington stabbing: Hackney man charged with trying to rape and murder woman, 27 6 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A man has been charged with trying to rape and murder a 27-year-old woman in Stoke Newington.


Stoke Newington stabbing: Hackney man charged with trying to rape and murder woman, 27 

27 Apr

A man has been charged with trying to rape and murder a 27-year-old woman in Stoke Newington.


James Housing missing: Stoke Newington man suffers dementia 

25 Apr

James Housing missing: Stoke Newington man suffers dementia 10 minutes ago James Morris --> Hackney Police need help finding an elderly man missing from Stoke Newington.


James Houson missing: Stoke Newington man suffers dementia 

25 Apr

James Houson missing: Stoke Newington man suffers dementia 59 minutes ago James Morris --> Hackney Police need help finding an elderly man missing from Stoke Newington.


James Houson missing: Stoke Newington man suffers dementia 

25 Apr

Hackney Police need help finding an elderly man missing from Stoke Newington.


Stamford Hill neighbours stranded for two days after lifts break in 15-storey council block 

24 Apr

Stamford Hill neighbours stranded for two days after lifts break in 15-storey council block 11 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Bank Holiday plans were ruined for dozens of people in Stamford Hill when both lifts in their 15-storey council block broke – ...


Stamford Hill neighbours stranded for two days after lifts break in 15-storey council block 

24 Apr

Bank Holiday plans were ruined for dozens of people in Stamford Hill when both lifts in their 15-storey council block broke – leaving them stuck for two days.


‘Our lovely view will soon be of a block of flats’ say Woodberry Down neighbours 

22 Apr

‘Our lovely view will soon be of a block of flats’ say Woodberry Down neighbours 12:00 Sam Gelder --> Tenants and homeowners on the Woodberry Down Estate are fuming after discovering another high-rise will be built 20 metres from their windows...


‘Our lovely view will soon be of a block of flats’ say Woodberry Down neighbours 

21 Apr

Tenants and homeowners on the Woodberry Down Estate are fuming after discovering another high-rise will be built 20 metres from their windows – blocking their picturesque view.


Four new council homes to replace derelict block in Stoke Newington 

21 Apr

Four new council homes to replace derelict block in Stoke Newington 47 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Work is underway to build four council homes in Stoke Newington as part of Hackney Council’s huge estate regeneration project.


Four new council homes to replace derelict block in Stoke Newington 

21 Apr

Work is underway to build four council homes in Stoke Newington as part of Hackney Council’s huge estate regeneration project.


Zero-hour workers given the boot at Hackney leisure centres 

19 Apr

Zero-hour workers given the boot at Hackney leisure centres 38 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Zero-hour contract workers at Clissold Leisure Centre are devastated after bosses scrapped all their shifts without warning.


Zero-hour workers given the boot at Hackney leisure centres 

19 Apr

Zero-hour contract workers at Clissold Leisure Centre are devastated after bosses scrapped all their shifts without warning.


Garden School pulling out all stops to raise awareness of autism ahead of Hackney Half Marathon 

18 Apr

Garden School pulling out all stops to raise awareness of autism ahead of Hackney Half Marathon 37 minutes ago James Scott --> A Stoke Newington school for children with autism is pulling out all the stops to raise awareness about the condition that ...


Garden School pulling out all stops to raise awareness of autism ahead of Hackney Half Marathon 

18 Apr

A Stoke Newington school for children with autism is pulling out all the stops to raise awareness about the condition that affects its students.


Hackney police enjoy kickabout with Stoke Newington kids after putting out playground fire 

18 Apr

Hackney police enjoy kickabout with Stoke Newington kids after putting out playground fire 52 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Police had a bank-holiday kickabout with youngsters after putting out a small fire on a playground in Stoke Newington.


Race hate probe after driver hurls abuse and spits at school children in Stoke Newington 

18 Apr

Race hate probe after driver hurls abuse and spits at school children in Stoke Newington 57 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Police are appealing for witnesses after a group of school children were racially abused and spat at in Stoke Newington.


Race hate probe after driver hurls abuse and spits at school children in Stoke Newington 

18 Apr

Police are appealing for witnesses after a group of school children were racially abused and spat at in Stoke Newington.


Village Underground lodges plans to turn old ABC cinema into arts venue 

13 Apr

Easy as ABC: the venue as it looked in 1963 (left) and how it looks now (right).


Phone footage shows have-a-go hero wrestling huge knife off thug on 149 bus in Stoke Newington 

13 Apr

Video: Phone footage shows have-a-go hero wrestling huge knife off thug on 149 bus in Stoke Newington 17 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> This heart-stopping footage shows a heroic bus passenger wrestling a huge blade off a knifeman on board the 149 in ...


Phone footage shows have-a-go hero wrestling huge knife off thug on 149 bus in Stoke Newington 

13 Apr

This heart-stopping footage shows a heroic bus passenger wrestling a huge blade off a knifeman on board the 149 in Stoke Newington on Tuesday afternoon.


Have-a-go hero tackles knife off attacker on London bus 

13 Apr

The hero passenger can be seen clutching the knife after the attack (Picture: Break Media) A passenger has been labelled a hero after wrestling a knife away from a man who had boarded a London bus in broad daylight.


‘Hackney is Abdul’s home’: Diane Abbott backs campaign to stop deportation of Stoke Newington teen 

12 Apr

‘Hackney is Abdul’s home’: Diane Abbott backs campaign to stop deportation of Stoke Newington teen 16 minutes ago James Scott --> Diane Abbott has given her backing to a growing campaign to stop the deportation of a talented Stoke Newington ...


‘Hackney is Abdul’s home’: Diane Abbott backs campaign to stop deportation of Stoke Newington teen 

12 Apr

Diane Abbott has given her backing to a growing campaign to stop the deportation of a talented Stoke Newington teenager.


Six years for knife-wielding Clapton drug addict who robbed his own friend in Stoke Newington 

12 Apr

Six years for knife-wielding Clapton drug addict who robbed his own friend in Stoke Newington 14 minutes ago James Morris --> A Clapton “career criminal” has been jailed – after he held a knife to the throat of his friend and robbed him.


Six years for knife-wielding Clapton drug addict who robbed his own friend in Stoke Newington 

12 Apr

A Clapton “career criminal” has been jailed – after he held a knife to the throat of his friend and robbed him.


Diane Abbott MP: ‘The only real solution to the housing crisis’ 

11 Apr

Calling for more new homes: Diane Abbott MP The government’s recent Housing White Paper falls far short of what is needed to tackle the deepening housing crisis, which we see manifestations of every day in my constituency of Hackney North and Stoke...


Start-up of the week: The ‘lifestyle’ barber shop that replaced Hairbase Plus in Stokey High Street 

10 Apr

Start-up of the week: The ‘lifestyle’ barber shop that replaced Hairbase Plus in Stokey High Street 43 minutes ago David Child --> The Gazette hunts high and low each week to bring you news of the most interesting and unusual new businesses in ...


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Urban Village Fete 

18 May

Get down to Greenwich Peninsula this Sunday 21 st May for the return of the Urban Village Fete.


Pop Up Food Market 

17 May

 Pop up food market outside St Mary’s church in Stoke Newington the weekend of 20/21 May.


Lost male long haired tabby cat – Woodberry Down N4 

17 May

This male long haired tabby cat has been reported as lost since 11th May from Rivulet Apartments, Devan Grove, Woodberry Down N4.


Bright spacious double/triple room in cosy house offered for £700p/m all inc. 

15 May

This is a fantastic opportunity to live in a comfortable house with access to shared lounge, study, dining room and kitchen and wildlife garden with seating and barbecue area.


#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.


Mayor pledges safer road system for Hackney cyclists 

8 May

Vehicle speeds will be cut to make cycling safer in Hackney      Credit: Danny P Robinson Cyclists in Hackney will have a safer route after mayor Phil Glanville announced plans to rip up the one-way system in Stoke Newington and make improvements ...


the lacy nook 

5 May

ANOTHER new restaurant has opened in Stokey and it’s looking like a good’un.


POST Office closures 

3 May

News has arrived of possible closure to Post Office in Finsbury Park too.


Demos, Volunteer meet and Switch for Six! 

2 May

Our ‘Meet, Give Take’ for Real Nappy Week! Thanks to Gwen, Urszula and Joy for volunteering, to the Round Chapel Families Project and Greener Hackney for hosting and supporting us! Nappy Demo and Pop Up Shop Wed 3 May 1pm-2.30pm Stamford Hill ...


Buddy the cat needs a home 

27 Apr

Buddy is a handsome male black cat, rescued by Stokey Cats and Dogs Buddy was very traumatised at first, but due to the love and patience of his kind volunteer foster carers, Buddy is now a happy...


#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.


Concerns for Stoke Newington resident missing from home 

25 Apr

Police are appealing for information about an elderly man who was reported missing from his home in Stoke Newington on Monday.


Ginger Captain Meow cat needs a home 

20 Apr

Ginger, a beautiful semi long haired ginger cat is waiting for a loving home.


Double bedroom for rent in 2 bed flat 

18 Apr

Hi  Double room in two-bedroom quiet Victorian flat in Stamford Hill to share with a friendly teacher and small dog.


Hornsey waterworks – threatened by development – save land for nature 

15 Apr

  The Hornsey waterworks site at the eastern end of Alexandra Park includes the open reservoirs and an area of hard standing that was formerly four filter beds.


Savoy Theatre 

11 Apr

The Hackney Arts Centre, the new leaseholders of the Savoy Theatre, 13-15 Stoke Newington Road, N16 8BH, have recently applied for a license associated with the whole premises (the old Efes, Epic and other spaces in the building).


Diane Abbott MP: ‘The only real solution to the housing crisis’ 

11 Apr

Calling for more new homes: Diane Abbott MP The government’s recent Housing White Paper falls far short of what is needed to tackle the deepening housing crisis, which we see manifestations of every day in my constituency of Hackney North and Stoke...


Stoke Newington Stabbing: Woman Left Fighting for Life 

9 Apr

A 27 year old woman is fighting for her life after she was found stabbed early Sunday morning in Rectory Road.


People living in tent along New River Walk 

6 Apr

The people that have been living in a tent between Wightman Road and Hornsey Station are now gone.


clissold park tavern to open 

6 Apr

Stokey is getting a huge PIZZ-A the action.


Hackney Arts Centre could replace Efes! 

27 Mar

Premises license sought for the Savoy Cinema, 15 Stoke Newington Road The Savoy Cinema opened on 26th October 1936 and screened its last film in 1984.


andi oliver to open restaurant in stokey 

24 Mar

Fox and Pie is dead and chef, musician, queen of supper club pop-ups, pub landlady and TV personality, Andi Oliver is opening her first restaurant on their old site in Stokey.


Stoke Newington School under threat from funding cuts 

23 Mar

London schools are facing the largest cuts since the 1970s, according to a National Union of Teachers (NUT) representative.


Terrifying: Watch Drivers on School Run in Stamford Hill Drive on Pavements 

23 Mar

  The post Terrifying: Watch Drivers on School Run in Stamford Hill Drive on Pavements appeared first on Hackney Hive .


Nice double room in Stamford Hill 

21 Mar

Double room in two-bedroom Victorian flat - to share with a friendly teacher.


15-year-old found stabbed in Stoke Newington 

21 Mar

A fifteen-year-old boy is in hospital after he was stabbed yesterday.


Man charged with murder of one-year-old boy 

21 Mar

Bidyah Sagar Das has been charged with murder – Pic: Metropolitan Police A Hackney man has been charged with the murder of a one-year-old boy and the attempted murder of a one-year-old girl today, Tuesday 21 March.


New Hackney Pizzeria Provides ‘Real Neapolitan Taste’ 

20 Mar

4 STARS It’s a rainy Sunday night and the queue outside the newest pizza spot in Stoke Newington is long enough to make you ask yourself whether the pizza is really worth the wait.


‘Anti-Jewish’ sign in Stamford Hill was art project 

17 Mar

The mistaken artwork, Stamford Hill.


New Costa Coffee sparks hipster unrest in Stoke Newington 

16 Mar

Costa Coffee has applied for planning permission to open a branch on Stoke Newington High Street, replacing TSB bank, which closed in January.


Jammin MC: “Stormzy isn’t just a talent, he’s a role model” 

16 Mar

To Caribbean grime artist from Stoke Newington Jammin MC, Stormzy isn’t just a talent, he’s a role model.


Diane Abbott: National Insurance U-turn leaves a budget “black hole” 

16 Mar

Diane Abbott, MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington tweeted yesterday: “Tories are in chaos Budget lies in tatters.


Senior rabbi insists Stamford Hill ‘art project’ sign IS anti-Semitic 

15 Mar

Despite the revelation that a ‘Beware of Jews’ sign removed from a lamppost in Stamford Hill was part of an art project, Rabbi Herschel Gluck OBE has insisted that it is still anti-Semitic.


Club license sought for 8 Stoke Newington Road 

15 Mar

Opposite the Efes Snooker Club and in the heart of one of the densest concentrations of bars and clubs in Hackney, Ms Samuel and Mr Steele, proprietors of the premises at 8 Stoke Newington Road, are seeking to create yet another club.


‘Beware of Jews’ sign spotted in Stamford Hill 

15 Mar

An anti-Semitic road sign has appeared near a synagogue in Stamford Hill, home to the Europe's largest community of Hasidic Jews.


What’s on this Week 

10 Mar

Whitechapel Gallery in Tower Hamlets, where you can find Terrains of Body exhibition on 12 March.


Teddy the cat needs a home 

9 Mar

Teddy is a very friendly male ginger white cat.


Local group ramps up campaign to improve Green Lanes road safety 

8 Mar

A group in Hackney is renewing its campaign to improve driving safety after a car flipped when it hurtled up a curb in Clissold Park.


Tunes ancient and modern as a string quartet rocks out in an old Stoke Newington church 

5 Mar

THE LONDON STRING QUARTET that has built a following for playing pop tunes is bringing its adaptations of the music of Beyoncé, Bowie, Philip Glass and Father John Misty to Hackney.


L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele, Stoke Newington 

5 Mar

The pizza game in London just got real with the opening of L'Antica Pizzeria da Michele, Stoke Newington.


Demos, info stalls and Meet, Give & Take! 

4 Mar

Inka and baby Otto with their free nappy from the Finnish Baby Box Scheme at our Nappy Demo in Feb! Nappy Demo and Pop Up Shop Wed 8 Mar 1pm-2.30pm Stamford Hill Library, N16 Info talk 1.15pm-1.45pm, claim £54 vouchers (Hackney residents with proof of ...


Blocked drain, 27th February 

27 Feb

Blocked drain, danger to cyclist as water builds up when it rains.


Hackney resident has completed a 9,600-mile bike ride around Latin America 

24 Feb

Bolivia’s salt flats.


Tree down across the new river. 

23 Feb

Not sure where to post his, please feel free to move to the correct place A tree has come down across the new river behind eade Rd east of Green lanes.


loti eats: l’antica pizzeria da michele 

20 Feb

Unless you’ve been on a digital detox for the last couple of months there’s a big chance you’ll have seen the news about L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele AKA the world’s best pizza coming to Stoke Newington.


Furtherfield exhibition in park 

18 Feb

Dropped by the Furtherfield gallery (former toilet block) in Finsbury Park today.


Found male semi long haired black cat N4 

18 Feb

This male semi long haired black cat has been found on 11th February in Woodberry Down N4 area.


Vegetable Box schemes in Haringay? 

14 Feb

Hello, I just moved to Haringay and I wonder if there are any vegetable/shopping scheme to buy local and organic in Haringay.


Crime Prevention Advice and Female Self Defence – New River Studios Sat 11 Feb from 3pm 

11 Feb

Event Link...


Antica Pizzeria Da Michele: From Naples to Stoke Newington | Restaurant review 

4 Feb

Let’s admit it, we Londoners are becoming too spoiled.


Don’t you dare call me an anti-Semite 

4 Feb

I am a Black middle aged woman and an atheist, I believe religion is a crock and my views of Christian and Muslim fanatics are pretty much the same as some of the Ultra Orthodox community in Stamford Hill I wrote of.


FREE COATS ON OFFER IN HACKNEY POP UP PROJECT 

2 Feb

Variety of coats on the rail Pic: Katriona Thompson A free “coat exchange” has been set up in Stoke Newington Library to provide warm clothes to those in need.


lotiloves homeware: the restoration 

1 Feb

Stokey furniture showroom The Restoration came to life back in 2008 when owners Sophie Jones and Spud Macbain moved into the area and struggled to furnish their new place nicely, inexpensively and without succumbing to the lure of Swedish meatballs ...


Wild West Stamford Hill: Attack on Black Traffic Warden is Just Tip of a Large Ice Berg 

31 Jan

  The recent attack on a young Black traffic warden by a mob of members of the Ultra Orthodox Jewish community in Stamford Hill, came as no surprise to me and it’s been a long time coming.


some art and cooking 

26 Jan

Up Your Street    Issue 4 Mon Jan 30th £2.


Serial mugger in Stoke Newington still on the run 

24 Jan

Stoke Newington, outside Abney Park.


Up Your Street. Issue 3 

21 Jan

Issue 3 Up Your Street Tues 24th Jan    £1.


Armed robbery in Hackney. Police officer attacked. 

13 Jan

Stoke Newington High Street.


Defenders of the faith stand firm against Hackney plans to shepherd them into the educational fold 

12 Jan

Deep in conversation on the wide pavements of Stamford Hill, London N16 ORTHODOX JEWISH LEADERS have made it clear to a Hackney council enquiry board that they are fundamentally opposed to their followers’ children being made to study the national ...


Attempted Stabbing of Female Police Officer in Stoke Newington 

12 Jan

A lone female police officer was attacked as she attempted to arrest a man on Stoke Newington High Street,  yesterday.


Rudies trying to expand into basement 

11 Jan

Rudies bar, at 50 Stoke Newington Road, have applied for a ‘variation of premises licence to include basement level within the licence demise, amend condition 20 as “Intoxicating liquor shall not be sold, supplied or consumed on the ground floor ...


Post offices in Stoke-Newington, Stamford Hill, and New Cross to close. 

10 Jan

Post Office Logo.




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Schools

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...


Sixth Form pre-public examinations 

15 Dec

Exams start Tuesday 6 January...


Year 11 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...


TASTES OF THE WORLD. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! 

28 Nov

A huge thank you to all you wonderful parents for making Tastes of the World possible on Thursday November 20.


3R Natural History Museum 

27 Nov

Earthquake Simulator...


Learning Links – Mountains 

27 Nov

         Mountain Gorilla 1          Mountain Gorilla 2                Snow Leopard              Golden Eagle                           Ibex                Mountain Hare          Mountain Habitat...


Open Morning 5.12.14 

25 Nov

Do you want your child to come to school at St Matthias from September 2015? Please come to our open morning on December 5 th from 9.30am-11.00am to have a look around, meet the staff and ask us any questions.


Greek Day 

24 Nov

As part of their Ancient Greek topic, Year 6 had a Greek Day where they dressed up as Greek civilians or characters from myths.


Learning Links – DESERTS 

24 Nov

        Desert Animals 1             Desert Animals 2             Desert Animals 3             Desert Habitats...



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