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Sabir Sharife guilty of attempted murder over horrific late-night knife attack on woman in Stoke Newington 

11 Oct

A sex predator who followed a woman onto a bus and then tried to kill her in a Stoke Newington street is facing years in jail.


Local Buyers Club: Loyalty card will help out Hackney shops – and charity 

11 Oct

A couple from Stoke Newington have launched a discount card and membership club encouraging customers to support the borough’s independent businesses.


Tickets go on sale for the movie-themed Hackney Fireworks display 

9 Oct

Tickets go on sale for the movie-themed Hackney Fireworks display 35 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Tickets are on sale for the Hackney Fireworks display, which will bring a riot of colour and music to Clissold Park on November 4.


‘Dress as a spooky clown’ suggests council as tickets go on sale for Clissold Park fireworks display 

9 Oct

Tickets are on sale for the Hackney Fireworks display, which will bring a riot of colour and music to Clissold Park on November 4.


Heathrow drugs gang: Stoke Newington man Wilfred Owusu guilty of helping smuggle £9m of cocaine into UK 

9 Oct

Heathrow drugs gang: Stoke Newington man Wilfred Owusu guilty of helping smuggle £9m of cocaine into UK 3 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> A Stoke Newington man has been convicted of being part of a gang which smuggled cocaine and cannabis worth at ...


Heathrow drugs gang: Stoke Newington man Wilfred Owusu guilty of helping smuggle £9m of cocaine into UK 

9 Oct

A Stoke Newington man has been convicted of being part of a gang which smuggled cocaine and cannabis worth at least £9million through Heathrow Airport with the help of a corrupt baggage handler.


Man on trial for attempted murder of woman in Stoke Newington denies he followed her at 3am – says he was going swimming 

6 Oct

Man on trial for attempted murder of woman in Stoke Newington denies he followed her at 3am – says he was going swimming 50 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A man accused of trying to kill a woman in a Stoke Newington street denies he followed her onto a...


Man on trial for attempted murder of woman in Stoke Newington denies he followed her at 3am – says he was going swimming 

6 Oct

A man accused of trying to kill a woman in a Stoke Newington street denies he followed her onto a bus at 3am – saying he was actually going swimming.


‘We’re loving the new look’: Stoke Newington Garden School mums go bald for autism 

5 Oct

‘We’re loving the new look’: Stoke Newington Garden School mums go bald for autism 24 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Two mums are loving their new look after “going bald for autism” to raise awareness of the condition – so people don’...


‘We’re loving the new look’: Stoke Newington Garden School mums go bald for autism 

5 Oct

Two mums are loving their new look after “going bald for autism” to raise awareness of the condition – so people don’t think their children are “just naughty kids”.


Stoke Newington choir group to host fundraiser for Antigua and Barbuda 

5 Oct

Stoke Newington choir group to host fundraiser for Antigua and Barbuda 44 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A Stoke Newington choir group will raise money to help rebuild the devastated island of Antigua and Barbuda.


Stoke Newington mansion St Mary’s Lodge could finally be brought back into use 

5 Oct

Stoke Newington mansion St Mary’s Lodge could finally be brought back into use 34 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A derelict mansion in Stoke Newington could finally be brought back into use after the council announced plans to redevelop the site.


Stoke Newington choir group to host fundraiser for Antigua and Barbuda 

5 Oct

A Stoke Newington choir group will raise money to help rebuild the devastated island of Antigua and Barbuda.


Stoke Newington mansion St Mary’s Lodge could finally be brought back into use 

5 Oct

A derelict mansion in Stoke Newington could finally be brought back into use after the council announced plans to redevelop the site.


NatWest’s closure of Dalston branch leaves cash traders jangling coins in their pocket or going on line 

4 Oct

IN A BLOW TO LOCAL TRADITION, the bank popular with the cash traders of Ridley Road Market and nearby small businesses has closed.


Woman begged for life as sex attacker tried to kill her in Stoke Newington street after night out, court hears 

3 Oct

Woman begged for life as sex attacker tried to kill her in Stoke Newington street after night out, court hears 57 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A woman begged for her life as she was slashed repeatedly in a Stoke Newington street following a night out, ...


Woman begged for life as sex attacker tried to kill her in Stoke Newington street after night out, court hears 

3 Oct

A woman begged for her life as she was slashed repeatedly in a Stoke Newington street following a night out, a court heard.


Stoke Newington activist Victoria Henry: ‘Why I jumped onto a moving cargo ship to protest air pollution’ 

2 Oct

Stoke Newington activist Victoria Henry: ‘Why I jumped onto a moving cargo ship to protest air pollution’ 38 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> When Victoria Henry went for her regular 5k run around Springfield Park this week she couldn’t ...


Stoke Newington activist Victoria Henry: ‘Why I jumped onto a moving cargo ship to protest air pollution’ 

2 Oct

When Victoria Henry went for her regular 5k run around Springfield Park this week she couldn’t understand why she’d returned wheezing – until she saw London mayor Sadiq Khan had issued a warning to stay indoors because of London’s toxic air.


Whole Foods Stoke Newington sparks outrage with sign telling customers not to give ‘money or food’ to beggars 

29 Sep

Whole Foods Stoke Newington sparks outrage with sign telling customers not to give ‘money or food’ to beggars 25 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Luxury food chain Whole Foods has caused outrage in Stoke Newington with a sign in its Church Street store...


Whole Foods Stoke Newington sparks outrage with sign telling customers not to give ‘money or food’ to beggars 

29 Sep

Yuppie food chain Whole Foods has caused outrage in Stoke Newington with a sign in its Church Street store telling customers not to give money or food to beggars.


Business idea thought up by Skinners’ Academy students raises £42,000 for kids charity 

28 Sep

Business idea thought up by Skinners’ Academy students raises £42,000 for kids charity 4 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A business idea thought up by Woodberry Down school kids has raised £42,000 for a children’s charity after being rolled out ...


Business idea thought up by Skinners’ Academy students raises £42,000 for kids charity 

28 Sep

A business idea thought up by Woodberry Down school kids has raised £42,000 for a children’s charity after being rolled out across the country.


‘Steak-out’ – undercover police in Stamford Hill offered bag of suspected stolen meat 

28 Sep

‘Steak-out’ – undercover police in Stamford Hill offered bag of suspected stolen meat 33 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Undercover police in Stamford Hill had a shock last night when they were offered some suspected stolen meat while on a stake-out.


‘Steak-out’ – undercover police in Stamford Hill offered bag of suspected stolen meat 

28 Sep

Undercover police in Stamford Hill had a shock last night when they were offered some suspected stolen meat while on a stake-out.


Statue of mythical Thai prince stolen from Stoke Newington restaurant Yum Yum 

27 Sep

Statue of mythical Thai prince stolen from Stoke Newington restaurant Yum Yum 32 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A large statue representing peace and serenity has been stolen from the garden of Stoke Newington Thai restaurant Yum Yum – for the second ...


Statue of mythical Thai prince stolen from Stoke Newington restaurant Yum Yum 

27 Sep

A large statue representing peace and serenity has been stolen from the garden of Stoke Newington Thai restaurant Yum Yum – for the second time.


Stoke Newington and Clapton landlords could be forced to pay for licences before they can rent out properties 

22 Sep

Hackney Council wants to crack down on “appalling housing conditions” by introducing new licences which could cost some landlords upwards of £500 to implement.


Elderly carer targeted in BT phone scam hits out at con artists as he issues warning 

20 Sep

Elderly carer targeted in BT phone scam hits out at con artists as he issues warning 19 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> “I’m not a mug” was the message from a Stamford Hill pensioner to a phone scammer who tried to con him out of £50.


Elderly carer targeted in BT phone scam hits out at con artists as he issues warning 

20 Sep

“I’m not a mug” was the message from a Stamford Hill pensioner to a phone scammer who tried to con him out of £50.


Woodberry Down ‘community fridge’ opens its door to tackle food waste 

11 Sep

Woodberry Down ‘community fridge’ opens its door to tackle food waste 10 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Hackney’s first food-waste tackling “community fridge” opened its door in Woodberry Down on Saturday.


Woodberry Down ‘community fridge’ opens its door to tackle food waste 

11 Sep

Hackney’s first food-waste tackling “community fridge” opened its door in Woodberry Down on Saturday.


Man fighting for life after triple stabbing in Stamford Hill 

6 Sep

Man fighting for life after triple stabbing in Stamford Hill 14 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> One man is fighting for his life and two more are in hospital after a triple stabbing in Stamford Hill last night.


Man fighting for life after triple stabbing in Stamford Hill 

6 Sep

One man is fighting for his life and two more are in hospital after a triple stabbing in Stamford Hill yesterday afteroon.


Stoke Newington crash: Police van flips onto side in collision while answering 999 call 

6 Sep

A police van flipped onto its side after crashing while answering an early morning 999 call in north-east London.


Stoke Newington man charged with smuggling cocaine from Colombia after Heathrow bust 

5 Sep

Stoke Newington man charged with smuggling cocaine from Colombia after Heathrow bust 44 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A Stoke Newington man has been charged with smuggling four kilos of cocaine into the country after two drugs busts by Border Force ...


Stoke Newington man charged with smuggling cocaine from Colombia after Heathrow bust 

5 Sep

A Stoke Newington man has been charged with smuggling four kilos of cocaine into the country after two drugs busts by Border Force officers at Heathrow.


Old public loos in Stamford Hill left looking like a ‘swamp’ amid bizarre row over who owns them 

29 Aug

Old public loos in Stamford Hill left looking like a ‘swamp’ amid bizarre row over who owns them 15 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A bizarre row has erupted over whose job it is to clean the filthy old public toilets outside Sainsbury’s in Stamford...


Old public loos in Stamford Hill left looking like a ‘swamp’ amid bizarre row over who owns them 

29 Aug

A bizarre row has erupted over whose job it is to clean the filthy old public toilets outside Sainsbury’s in Stamford Hill.


Jewish girls ‘attacked by man shouting “Hitler is a good man”‘ 

28 Aug

They were attacked on Heron Drive (Picture: @Shomrim) A man armed with a bottle chased Jewish girls shouting praise for Hitler on Sunday, Jewish patrol group Shomrim said.


Tower Theatre applies to take over old Sunstone gym in Stoke Newington – but seven-day booze bid vexes neighbours 

25 Aug

Tower Theatre applies to take over old Sunstone gym in Stoke Newington – but seven-day booze bid vexes neighbours 34 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> An 85-year-old amateur dramatics theatre is eyeing the site of a former gym in Stoke Newington...


Tower Theatre applies to take over old Sunstone gym in Stoke Newington – but seven-day booze bid vexes neighbours 

25 Aug

An 85-year-old amateur dramatics theatre is eyeing the site of a former gym in Stoke Newington – but its plans to serve alcohol haven’t gone down well with everyone.


Stoke Newington School students take new GCSE English and maths grading system ‘in their stride’ 

25 Aug

Stoke Newington School students take new GCSE English and maths grading system ‘in their stride’ 36 minutes ago James Scott --> Stoke Newington School students have taken the new GCSE English and maths grading system in their stride, according to...


Stoke Newington School students take new GCSE English and maths grading system ‘in their stride’ 

25 Aug

Stoke Newington School students have taken the new GCSE English and maths grading system in their stride, according to their headteacher.


Hackney pupils pick up their GCSE results 

24 Aug

Excited: pupils share their GCSE results last year.


Fun and games at Rose Bowl youth club summer bash 

22 Aug

Fun and games at Rose Bowl youth club summer bash 38 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> There was singing, dancing and gardening in the New River Green estate on Saturday for a youth club’s annual bash.


Moped crash closes Stoke Newington High Street 

21 Aug

Moped crash closes Stoke Newington High Street 51 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A moped crash in Stoke Newington left three pedestrians with injuries on Saturday night.


Moped crash closes Stoke Newington High Street 

21 Aug

Moped crash closes Stoke Newington High Street 39 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A moped crash in Stoke Newington left three pedestrians with injuries on Saturday night.


Moped crash closes Stoke Newington High Street 

21 Aug

A moped crash in Stoke Newington left three pedestrians with injuries on Saturday night.


Police want to speak to this boy after security guard bottled at Morrisons Stamford Hill 

18 Aug

Police want to speak to this boy after security guard bottled at Morrisons Stamford Hill 5 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Police want to speak to this boy after a security guard at Morrisons in Stamford Hill had a bottle smashed over his head.


Police want to speak to this boy after security guard bottled at Morrisons Stamford Hill 

18 Aug

Police want to speak to this boy after a security guard at Morrisons in Stamford Hill had a bottle smashed over his head.


A-level results day 2017: Stoke Newington School set to be even more oversubscribed after ‘brilliant’ results 

17 Aug

A-level results day 2017: Stoke Newington School set to be even more oversubscribed after ‘brilliant’ results 35 minutes ago James Scott --> Stoke Newington School is set to more oversubscribed than ever thanks to another “brilliant” set of A...


A-level results day 2017: Stoke Newington School set to be even more oversubscribed after ‘brilliant’ results 

17 Aug

Stoke Newington School is set to more oversubscribed than ever thanks to another “brilliant” set of A-level results, according to headteacher Annie Gammon.


City Academy Hackney A-level results: Homerton school’s high achievers all set for bright future 

17 Aug

City Academy Hackney A-level results: Homerton school’s high achievers all set for bright future 40 minutes ago James Scott, Education Editor --> The headteacher of City Academy, Hackney, believes his students are set for a bright future after 79 ...


Our Lady’s Convent School: A-level and BTEC joy for Stamford Hill girls 

17 Aug

Our Lady’s Convent School: A-level and BTEC joy for Stamford Hill girls 5 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Students at Our Lady’s Convent High School in Stamford Hill are looking forward to bright futures after a top haul of A-level grades were dished ...


Skinners Academy A-level results: Woodberry Down school’s first set of grades sees 100% pass rate 

17 Aug

Skinners Academy A-level results: Woodberry Down school’s first set of grades sees 100% pass rate 10 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Skinners’ Academy in Woodberry Down is celebrating its first ever set of A-level results this morning with some ...


Hackney students get their A-level results 

17 Aug

Students at Stoke Newington School collect their results last year.


Our Lady’s Convent School: A-level and BTEC joy for Stamford Hill girls 

17 Aug

Students at Our Lady’s Convent High School in Stamford Hill are looking forward to bright futures after a top haul of A-level grades were dished out.


Skinners’ Academy A-level results: Woodberry Down school’s first set of grades sees 100% pass rate 

17 Aug

Skinners’ Academy in Woodberry Down is celebrating its first ever set of A-level results this morning with some stellar success stories.


Cyrillene Walrond, 76, missing from Stamford Hill 

8 Aug

Cyrillene Walrond, 76, missing from Stamford Hill 47 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A pensioner who suffers from minor memory loss has gone missing from Stamford Hill.


Cyrillene Walrond, 76, missing from Stamford Hill 

8 Aug

A pensioner who suffers from minor memory loss has gone missing from Stamford Hill.


Hyperlocal & blogs

Calm Down, Deer! Fireworks Given Go-Ahead 

12 Oct

Clissold Park’s firework display will take place as planned next month, but with ‘low noise’ fireworks after concerns were raised about loud noise frightening the park’s herd of fallow deer.


Missing cat – Stoke Newington 

9 Oct

Hey Harringay folks, My friend lives in Stoke Newington and her beloved cat has gone missing.


Woodberry Wetlands: lessons for Wanstead Park? 

7 Oct

On Thursday 5 October a group organised by Epping Forest Operations Manager Geoff Sinclair visited the Woodberry Wetlands reserve in Stoke Newington.


NatWest’s closure of Dalston branch leaves cash traders jangling coins in their pocket or going on line 

4 Oct

IN A BLOW TO LOCAL TRADITION, the bank popular with the cash traders of Ridley Road Market and nearby small businesses has closed.


Limits of the hills of mortality 

28 Sep

My boss has just had a copy of the Cruchley’s New Plan of London and it’s Environs (an old map) hung in his office.


Harringay filmmaker killed in Syria by IS 

28 Sep

A friend shared this on FB this morning.


Lost female tabby kitten – Woodberry Down N4 

26 Sep

This female tabby kitten called Bella has been reported as lost since 25th September from Nathaniel Court, Woodberry Down N4 area.


Curtain Rail Fitter 

26 Sep

Hi can anyone recommend someone to re-string or if necessary replace my curtain rail?  I used to go to a place in Stokey but I guess it has closed down.


Mrs Kingfisher on the New River. 

22 Sep

There's a female kingfisher on the New River (it's a she, the females have orange on the beak) fishing by New River Village today.


Spacious Victorian Garden Flat with Cat 

22 Sep

Large 1 bedroom garden flat on the Haringey Ladder available to rent for almost 6 months from 1st November.


the good egg to open in soho 

20 Sep

EGG-CELLENT NEWS! The Good Egg are opening in Soho later on this year.


“I danced myself into the tomb”… A tribute to Marc Bolan 

16 Sep

The 16th of September 2017 commemorates the 40th anniversary of the death of one of London’s most famous sons:  Mark Feld – aka Marc Bolan – the flamboyant frontman for 1970s band, ‘ T-Rex ’.


Rescued Kittens needing homes 

15 Sep

Stokey Cats and Dogs have seven rescued kittens looking for homes.


Balabam South Tottenham! 

15 Sep

Balabam! Just like that South Tottenham has gained a fab new music venue / community pub / hangout.


Next Hackney PSC Meeting 

11 Sep

Monday 2nd October.


Hidden River Festival today at Woodberry Down until 7pm music, food, stalls 

9 Sep

Just a reminder this is on today, great fun for everyone...


l’antica pizzeria da michele to open second restaurant 

8 Sep

When L’Antica Pizzeria Da Michele opened in Stokey earlier on this year it caused quite a lot of excitement and seemed like half of London wanted to queue for the world’s best pizza (and still do!), but things might finally start to calm down now...


Hidden River Festival 

5 Sep

A special festival in Woodberry Down taking place in an urban oasis - from outside the Redmond Community Centre to the Woodberry Wetlands, with the stunning backdrop of the New River.


Hypocrite Landlords and High Court Bailiffs: The Housing Crisis in Stoke Newington 

31 Aug

Last week Digs were contacted by Nadia, a private tenant living on Defoe Road in Stoke Newington.


wander to open in stokey 

31 Aug

Stokey is getting ANOTHER new place.


Kedi Film in support of Stokey Cats and Dogs 

12 Aug

A very special fundraising screening of the wonderful film KEDI, in aid of … Time: August 13, 2017 from 11am to 12:30pm Location:Rio Cinema Street:107 Kingsland High Street City/Town:London E8 2PB Website or Map: http://riocinema.


Vegan Market 

11 Aug

Stoke Newington's first Vegan market is hosted by Cafe SoVegan.


Local councillors improve accessibility to New River Walk 

4 Aug

  Canonbury councillors have ensured improvements to New River Walk, a small picturesque park along a stretch of the New River.


Harringay Pastoral 

2 Aug

Too long since I've idealised Harringay.


End ‘extortionate’ fees to renters says council 

28 Jul

The action comes as part of Hackney Councils #BetterRenting campaign Pic: Hackney Council Estate agents in Hackney are coming under increasing pressure to stop charging unfair fees on private rentals.


Answers demanded after police chase death 

26 Jul

Hundreds marched to voice concern over the death of the young father Pic: QueeniesSoapbox – Twitter Crowds gathered outside Stoke Newington Police Station on Monday night following the death of a 20-year-old man who died after being chased by ...


Foster home urgently needed for rescue pregnant cat to have her kittens 

24 Jul

A stray pregnant cat urgently needs a safe foster home to stay, give birth to kittens and until kittens weaned before they go to permanent homes, (and then Stokey will also get the mother cat neutered).


How Hackney police are taking on the lost boys and girls ripping the heart out of Dalston 

24 Jul

Unlike these teenagers outside CLR James Library, not all want just to chat EVERY DAY Sergeant Charlie Pilbeam switches on his office desktop in Stoke Newington police station to see what eight or nine youths have been up to over the last ...


Bob the cat needs a home 

20 Jul

Bob needs a home.


If it keeps on rainin’… 

18 Jul

New River level been looking very high recently - and forecast 30mm rain in one hour tonight...


mint gun club to open in stoke newington 

17 Jul

There’s a new cocktail bar and tea house coming to Stokey and it’s run by Richard Hunt, a three-time International Bartender of the Year champ and the man who’s been in charge of the booze at Hawksmoor, Milk Honey and Mahiki.


Teen arrested for spate of acid attacks 

14 Jul

Five attacks were carried out within 90 minutes  Pic: unsplash.


Meet Real Nappy Fan Jordan 

12 Jul

Jordan, mum of Rudy (pictured left in 2012) and Rae (pictured right in 2017) Jordan lives in Stamford Hill and has used real nappies on both of her children: “I love the fact that Rae isn’t adding to land fill with disposable nappies and I’ve ...


Lost male black & white cat – Woodberry Down N4 

12 Jul

A male black white cat called Felix has been reported as lost from Woodberry Down N4 area.


Semi-mature Banana Tree Going Free 

3 Jul

The church at the bottom of Allison Road which has done so much to create a thriving garden is redesigning the garden to maximise the usage of the New River sign insect hotel.


Cycle Superhighway 1 

3 Jul

5 ♣ Hackney/Stoke Newington The original plan for the Greater London borough of Hackney was to pair the Metropolitan Borough of Hackney with the (much smaller) Metropolitan Borough of Stoke Newington .


JULIASAYS 

29 Jun

Discerning scene musings of the princess of East London! Sometimes, you’ve just got to switch things up.


Flammable cladding to be removed from block on Woodberry Down Estate in Hackney 

27 Jun

Woodberry Down Estate Pic: Geograph Flammable cladding similar to that used on Grenfell Tower will be removed from a block at the Woodberry Down Estate, it has been confirmed.


Storytelling evening at New River Studios TONIGHT 

26 Jun

Fancy a bedtime story?  Askari Stories - Legends of Overcoming hosted by master storyteller Sola Story at Harringay's hidden venue - New River Studios.


Heroes take on bedroom knifeman as hot weather brings a spate of frightening Hackney burglaries 

23 Jun

COMETH THE HOUR, cometh the hero, as someone sort of said.


100 years AB 

13 Jun

theatre http://100yearsAB.


It’s like that, it’s just the Darryl McDaniels’s way with his comics in Stokey… and some Run-DMC hip-hop 

11 Jun

Let’s party: DMC does what everybody hoped he’d do — hip-hop HIS IMPECCABLE MANNERS at odds with his band’s reputation as one of hip-hop’s most notorious, Run-DMC founder Darryl McDaniels posed happily for selfies in a Hackney art gallery ...


Hackney launches campaign to highlight needs of disabled residents 

9 Jun

The campaign will highlight the needs of disabled people Pic: Pixabay Hackney Council is launching a campaign  later this month, to highlight and address the needs of disabled people.


#ELLection: Hackney results 

9 Jun

Diane Abbott retained her seat has Hackney North and Stoke Newington MP.


Wetlands Trail – Woodberry Wetlands to Walthamstow Wetlands 

6 Jun

The approach to Woodberry Wetlands from Harringay Green Lanes was dominated by the, to put it mildly, ‘controversial’ redevelopment of Woodberry Down Estate .


North London Crown Post Offices facing the Axe! 

28 May

Attached is the latest press coverage of the campaign to Save Harringay Crown Post Office.


Holly-wooden: the local architect aiming to raise a timber cinema and theatre in Millfields Park 

27 May

Pallet-able: a mock-up of how the Cine-Theatre will look.


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.




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Schools

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...


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...



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