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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.


Road closures: Feud flares up again as campaigners clash with Town Hall over school pollution figures 

14 May

Fuming: Campaigners outside William Patten Primary School.


Mayor Glanville hails election results as manifesto mandate 

10 May

Mayor of Hackney Philip Glanville Newly re-elected Mayor Philip Glanville has hailed the 3 May results as a mandate for Labour’s “bold” manifesto of “exciting and radical plans for building a fairer, safer and more sustainable Hackney”.


Hackney Liberal Democrats resolute after ‘bittersweet’ election showing 

10 May

‘True gent’: Ian Sharer lost out after 24 years on the council.


Daniel Frederick: Five teens accused of killing Stoke Newington father to appear at Old Bailey today 

10 May

Daniel Frederick: Five teens accused of killing Stoke Newington father to appear at Old Bailey today 30 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A fifth teenager has been charged with the murder of Daniel Frederick in Stoke Newington.


Daniel Frederick: Five teens accused of killing Stoke Newington father to appear at Old Bailey today 

10 May

A fifth teenager has been charged with the murder of Daniel Frederick in Stoke Newington.


Stoke Newington farmers’ market celebrates 15 years 

9 May

Rhubarb, rhubarb: Ripple Farm has had a stall since the market first opened.


Stoke Newington road closures row rumbles on as air quality group’s FOI reveals pollution levels 

9 May

Stoke Newington road closures row rumbles on as air quality group’s FOI reveals pollution levels 30 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Air quality campaigners fighting plans to close Stoke Newington roads to cars because diverted traffic would pass their ...


Stoke Newington road closures row rumbles on as air quality group’s FOI reveals pollution levels 

9 May

Air quality campaigners fighting plans to close Stoke Newington roads to cars because diverted traffic would pass their kids’ school say pollution is already over the limit there.


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...


Hackney Council could take legal action over Jewish festival ‘explosion’ in Stamford Hill 

8 May

Hackney Council could take legal action over Jewish festival ‘explosion’ in Stamford Hill 33 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Hackney Council could take legal action against the Jewish Community Council over a bonfire that “exploded” in the middle ...


Hackney Council could take legal action over Jewish festival ‘explosion’ in Stamford Hill 

8 May

Hackney Council could take legal action against the Jewish Community Council over a bonfire that “exploded” in the middle of a packed Stamford Hill street during a festival.


Three billboards outside St Mary’s, Hackney 

8 May

‘Talking point’: the three hoardings outside the church.


Liberal Democrats wiped out in Hackney as Labour gains three Cazenove seats 

4 May

Newly elected: Cllrs Sam Pallis, Caroline Woodley and Anthony McMahon.


Shock as Conservatives snatch Labour-held seat in Stamford Hill 

4 May

‘Disappointed’: former Hackney Speaker Rosemary Sales lost her seat Labour has lost a seat to the Conservative Party in a surprise result in Stamford Hill West.


Free school’s move to former Hackney cop shop back on after long delay 

4 May

Empty: the old police station on Lower Clapton Road.


‘Antisemitism’ row erupts between campaigner and Lib Dem councillor 

2 May

Row: Cllr Ian Sharer is said to have made an ‘accusation of antisemitism’.


Retiree, 79, serenades Diane Abbott at Upper Clapton ‘knit and natter’ club 

2 May

Retiree, 79, serenades Diane Abbott at Upper Clapton ‘knit and natter’ club 7 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Hackney North and Stoke Newington MP Diane
Abbott was treated to a personal serenade from 79-year-old Laurence Jeffrey when she ...


This week in history: Stoke Newington Women’s Institute gives two-hour sell-out keep-fit performance 

2 May

This week in history: Stoke Newington Women’s Institute gives two-hour sell-out keep-fit performance 10 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Seats sold out for a two-hour keep-fit performance by the Stoke Newington’s Women’s Institute.


Retiree, 79, serenades Diane Abbott at Upper Clapton ‘knit and natter’ club 

2 May

Hackney North and Stoke Newington MP Diane
Abbott was treated to a personal serenade from 79-year-old Laurence Jeffrey when she visited a “knit and natter” group in Upper Clapton.


This week in history: Stoke Newington Women’s Institute gives two-hour sell-out keep-fit performance 

2 May

Seats sold out for a two-hour keep-fit performance by the Stoke Newington’s Women’s Institute.


Stoke Newington RAF cadets squadron saved from closure after protests 

1 May

Stoke Newington RAF cadets squadron saved from closure after protests 19 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Controversial plans to close an RAF cadets squadron in Stoke Newington after 77 years have been put on hold after a huge backlash.


Stoke Newington RAF cadets squadron saved from closure after protests 

1 May

Controversial plans to close an RAF cadets squadron in Stoke Newington after 77 years have been put on hold after a huge backlash.


Stoke Newington attempted murder: Sabir Sharife jailed for life for terrifying late-night knife attack 

30 Apr

Stoke Newington attempted murder: Sabir Sharife jailed for life for terrifying late-night knife attack 50 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A sexual predator who followed a woman off a night bus in Stoke Newington and tried to kill her has been jailed for ...


Stoke Newington attempted murder: Sabir Sharife jailed for life for terrifying late-night knife attack 

30 Apr

A sexual predator who followed a woman off a night bus in Stoke Newington and tried to kill her has been jailed for life with a minimum of 13 years.


Stoke Newington baker Shana Lewis, who survived five brain operations, to sing on TV for royal wedding 

24 Apr

Stoke Newington baker Shana Lewis, who survived five brain operations, to sing on TV for royal wedding 26 minutes ago Lucas Cumiskey --> A Stoke Newington baker who survived five brain operations is warming up her vocals to perform on the One Show ...


Stoke Newington baker Shana Lewis, who survived five brain operations, to sing on TV for royal wedding 

24 Apr

A Stoke Newington baker who survived five brain operations is warming up her vocals to perform on the One Show for the royal wedding.


Jeremy Corbyn’s favourite restaurant opens in Stoke Newington Church Street 

23 Apr

Jeremy Corbyn’s favourite restaurant opens in Stoke Newington Church Street 53 minutes ago James Morris --> Jeremy Corbyn’s favourite restaurant has opened a branch in Stoke Newington Church Street.


Jeremy Corbyn’s favourite restaurant opens in Stoke Newington Church Street 

23 Apr

Jeremy Corbyn’s favourite restaurant has opened a branch in Stoke Newington Church Street.


Four escape from flat fire in Stoke Newington 

19 Apr

Four escape from flat fire in Stoke Newington 15 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Four people escaped from a burning flat in Stoke Newington in the early hours of Monday morning.


Four escape from flat fire in Stoke Newington 

19 Apr

Four people escaped from a burning flat in Stoke Newington in the early hours of Monday morning.


Video: Hackney’s mayoral candidates debate at Muslim Centre hustings 

12 Apr

Mayoral candidates debate at North London Muslim Centre.


Man in 20s stabbed in Upper Clapton Road 

11 Apr

Breaking News: Man in 20s stabbed in Upper Clapton Road 24 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Police have taped off Upper Clapton Road between Northwold Road and Cazenove Road after a man in his 20s was stabbed.


Daniel Frederick stabbing: Four teens now charged with murdering father near his Stoke Newington home 

10 Apr

Daniel Frederick stabbing: Four teens now charged with murdering father near his Stoke Newington home 31 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of Daniel Frederick near his home in Stoke Newington have now charged four...


Daniel Frederick stabbing: Four teens now charged with murdering father near his Stoke Newington home 

10 Apr

Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of Daniel Frederick near his home in Stoke Newington have now charged four people with murder.


Choir to bring Gilbert and Sullivan opera to 21st century Stoke Newington 

10 Apr

Choir to bring Gilbert and Sullivan opera to 21st century Stoke Newington 47 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A Stoke Newington community choir will perform their modern-day version of Gilbert and Sullivan’s Trial by Jury this weekend.


Stoke Newington RAF cadet squadron faces closure after 77 years 

10 Apr

Stoke Newington RAF cadet squadron faces closure after 77 years 33 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> The battle is on to save a Stoke Newington RAF cadets squadron after armed forces chiefs announced it was being shut next month after 77 years.


Choir to bring Gilbert and Sullivan opera to 21st century Stoke Newington 

10 Apr

A Stoke Newington community choir will perform their modern-day version of Gilbert and Sullivan’s Trial by Jury this weekend.


Is your ward hot or not? Here are Hackney’s local election battlegrounds 

10 Apr

Labour dominated at the 2014 local elections Labour’s firm grip on 50 of Hackney’s 57 council seats might make it seem like there is scant competition in our local polls.


Stoke Newington RAF cadet squadron faces closure after 77 years 

10 Apr

The battle is on to save a Stoke Newington RAF cadets squadron after armed forces chiefs announced it was being shut next month after 77 years.


‘Hackney Heroine’ Pauline Pearce vows to tackle knife crime if elected Mayor 

9 Apr

Pauline Pearce is running for Hackney Mayor.


North London Muslim Community Centre to hold election hustings in Stamford Hill 

5 Apr

North London Muslim Community Centre to hold election hustings in Stamford Hill 46 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A leading Muslim organisation in the north of Hackney will hold an election hustings on Wednesday night.


North London Muslim Community Centre to hold election hustings in Stamford Hill 

5 Apr

A leading Muslim organisation in the north of Hackney will hold an election hustings on Wednesday night.


Gazette letters: Silent spring, BBQ ban, clearing art and buses 

31 Mar

Gazette letters: Silent spring, BBQ ban, clearing art and buses 27 minutes ago --> Looking up at the bare branches lining the New River Path, tents of grey sky between the leafless twigs, writes Will McCallum, Newington Green Gazette letters: Silent ...


Lucky Seven in Stoke Newington Church Street really is closing down – thanks to 50% rent hike 

28 Mar

Lucky Seven in Stoke Newington Church Street really is closing down – thanks to 50% rent hike 31 minutes ago Lucas Cumiskey --> An iconic Stoke Newington record shop faces closure for the second time in two years – because the rent has been hiked...


Lucky Seven in Stoke Newington Church Street really is closing down – thanks to 50% rent hike 

28 Mar

An iconic Stoke Newington record shop faces closure for the second time in two years – because the rent has been hiked by more than 50 per cent.


Choir master from St Paul’s Cathedral will lead summer choral workshop for young people in Stoke Newington 

28 Mar

Choir master from St Paul’s Cathedral will lead summer choral workshop for young people in Stoke Newington 28 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Budding young singers are invited to join a choral workshop this summer, run in partnership with St Paul...


Choir master from St Paul’s Cathedral will lead summer choral workshop for young people in Stoke Newington 

28 Mar

Budding young singers are invited to join a choral workshop this summer, run in partnership with St Paul’s Cathedral’s world famous music department.


Gazette letters: Silent spring, BBQ ban, clearing art and buses 

28 Mar

Looking up at the bare branches lining the New River Path, tents of grey sky between the leafless twigs, writes Will McCallum, Newington Green...


Tree-planting success for Stamford Hill Estate community group 

26 Mar

Tree-mendous: primary school pupils get digging.


Hyperlocal & blogs

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.


Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Community Being Priced out of Stamford Hill 

10 Jan

The Independent today carries a piece claiming that cost pressures are pricing ultra-ortodox Jewish families out of Stamford Hill.


Just qualified in tension-release massage, let me practise on you! 

28 Dec

Raynor Massage, the technique I'm trained in, is about emotional as much as physical release as it focuses on locating the source of tension and releasing it.


Just qualified in tension-release massage, let me practise on you! 

28 Dec

Raynor Massage, the technique I'm trained in, is about emotional as much as physical release as it focuses on locating the source of tension and releasing it.


bergen house open in stoke newington 

20 Dec

Yep ANOTHER restaurant has opened in Stokey…this one’s called Bergen House and whilst deets are a bit thin on the ground, we can tell you that the menu is a mix of small plates and sharing dishes with crowdpleasers like steak and fries, beef ...


Connecting Social Change Makers in Historic Newington Green Church 

19 Dec

300-year old Newington Green Unitarian Church where the Changermaker’s hub was held Pic: Fin Fahey Amidst minced pies and mulled wine, about 30 people gathered in the nave of Newington Green Unitarian Church on Friday evening for the inaugural ...


Bar licenses sought for TWO basements in Stoke Newington Road – numbers 5D & 8 

18 Dec

TWO new bar licenses have been sought for basement premises near the Shacklewell Lane/Crossway intersection with Stoke Newington High Street/Stoke Newington Road, perhaps hoping to take advantage of the Christmas break to minimise objections from ...


loti eats | the good egg 

18 Dec

The Good Egg is undoubtedly one of our favourite spots in Stoke Newington – trouble is everyone else thinks so too so you’ll often find yourselves in a queue.


Glimpses of the future in Hackney exhibition 

12 Dec

A new exhibition in Stoke Newington offers visitors a glimpse into what the world might look like in the future.


SHJS and new river in the snow 

10 Dec

I just took these out of my bedroom window, it almost makes me feel like I live somewhere nice.


Russia Today ad campaign hits London 

7 Dec

Kremlin-backed broadcaster Russia Today (RT) placed an advert in Cazenove as part of a six-week campaign involving more than 300 adverts around London.


Foster home needed urgently for Labradoodle dog 

4 Dec

A foster home is needed urgently for a four year old Labradoodle dog.


Pizza legal action as Italians clash over Stoke Newington restaurant made famous by Hollywood 

4 Dec

NORTHEAST LONDON’S hottest restaurant launch in years has been followed only months later by a dispute so tasty it will make lawyers salivate just thinking about the likely fat fees.


Bar License Sought for 7 Stoke Newington Road 

2 Dec

A license application has been submitted as to turn 7 Stoke Newington Road (currently the Blue Tit hairdressers) into a bar.




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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...


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.



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