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Former Hackney Gazette reporter Des Burkinshaw on his life with the stars 

25 Apr

Former Hackney Gazette reporter Des Burkinshaw on his life with the stars 17 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Emma Bartholomew meets ex-Gazette reporter Des Burkinshaw, who was once loosely credited with bringing down the Tory government Emma ...


Free concert organised by Speaker to raise money for the borough’s homeless and migrants 

25 Apr

Fight fire with choir: refugee group Woven Gold.


‘Upping the sandwich game’: London’s first ever Sandwich Fest launches in Hackney 

25 Apr

‘Upping the sandwich game’: London’s first ever Sandwich Fest launches in Hackney 28 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> A whole festival dedicated to the humble sandwich takes place in London Fields next month.


‘Darkness to descend on Dalston’s Eastern Curve Garden’, warns local campaigner 

25 Apr

Gloomy prospect: the already under-threat Eastern Curve Garden risks being overshadowed.


Queensbridge Road stabbing: Man in hospital after early morning attack 

25 Apr

Queensbridge Road stabbing: Man in hospital after early morning attack 58 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A man in his 30s is in hospital after being stabbed in Queensbridge Road early this morning.


Queensbridge Road stabbing: Man in hospital after early morning attack 

25 Apr

A man in his 30s is in hospital after being stabbed in Queensbridge Road early this morning.


Mayor urges residents to get involved in Hackney housing strategy 

25 Apr

Home is where the heart is: Hackney’s mayor Philip Glanville has made housing a top priority.


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.


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 – ...


Made in Hackney: Five Points brews special beer for Field Day 

24 Apr

Made in Hackney: Five Points brews special beer for Field Day 42 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Each week, the Gazette takes to the streets to unearth something being manufactured right here in Hackney.


General Election 2017: Diane Abbott says Theresa May’s ‘lacklustre’ Brexit strategy is ‘collapsing’ 

24 Apr

General Election 2017: Diane Abbott says Theresa May’s ‘lacklustre’ Brexit strategy is ‘collapsing’ 29 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Diane Abbott has said Theresa May’s “lacklustre” Brexit strategy will help Labour oust the Tories in ...


General Election 2017: Lib Dem’s say Jeremy Corbyn’s Brexit stance could cost Labour Hackney 

24 Apr

General Election 2017: Lib Dem’s say Jeremy Corbyn’s Brexit stance could cost Labour Hackney 10 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Jeremy Corbyn’s stance on Brexit could cost the Labour party seats in Hackney, according to the Liberal Democrats.


High heels row: Government rejects Hackney campaigner’s demand for law change 

24 Apr

Sent home: Actor Nicola Thorp An actor from Hackney who was sent home from her temp job as a receptionist for not wearing high heels has criticised the government’s decision not to change the legislation.


Daughter’s appeal to trace iPhone with ‘precious’ photos of late mother – last traced to Hackney 

24 Apr

Daughter’s appeal to trace iPhone with ‘precious’ photos of late mother - last traced to Hackney 15 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> A bereaved daughter is desperately trying to trace a stolen iPhone which had “precious” photos of the last ...


Daughter’s appeal to find stolen iPhone with ‘precious’ photos of late mother – last traced to Hackney 

24 Apr

Daughter’s appeal to find stolen iPhone with ‘precious’ photos of late mother - last traced to Hackney 12:23 Emma Bartholomew --> A bereaved daughter is desperately trying to trace a stolen iPhone which had “precious” photos of the last ...


Brain injury charity to host creative pop up shop in Hoxton 

24 Apr

Brain injury charity to host creative pop up shop in Hoxton 40 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A brain injury charity will launch its first ever pop-up shop next month in Hoxton.


General Election 2017: Meg Hillier calls on Jeremy Corbyn to clear up Labour’s Brexit stance 

24 Apr

General Election 2017: Meg Hillier calls on Jeremy Corbyn to clear up Labour’s Brexit stance 42 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Meg Hillier has urged Jeremy Corbyn to clear up his stance on Brexit to avoid a backlash from voters.


Brain injury charity to host creative pop up shop in Hoxton 

24 Apr

A brain injury charity will launch its first ever pop-up shop next month in Hoxton.


General Election 2017: Meg Hillier calls on Jeremy Corbyn to clear up Labour’s Brexit stance 

24 Apr

Meg Hillier has urged Jeremy Corbyn to clear up his stance on Brexit to avoid a backlash from voters.


Mangle acid attack: Arthur Collins arrested and charged 

24 Apr

Arthur Collins has been charged over last week’s attack.


Mangle E8 acid attack: Two men charged 

24 Apr

Mangle E8 acid attack: Two men charged 37 minutes ago James Morris --> Two men have been charged over last Monday’s London Fields nightclub acid attack.


Mangle E8 acid attack: Two men charged 

24 Apr

Two men have been charged over last Monday’s London Fields nightclub acid attack.


Kim Jong Un visits pig farm while people in North Korea starve 

24 Apr

Kim Jong Un inspects pigs at a factory (Picture: Reuters) The country may be on the verge of war and millions of people are starving, but Kim Jong Un has chosen to prioritise a visit to a pig farm.


Ferne McCann’s boyfriend charged over Dalston nightclub acid attack 

23 Apr

Arthur Collins, 24, faces 15 charges over the suspected acid attack (Picture: SWNS) The boyfriend of TOWIE star Ferne McCann is facing fifteen charges over a suspected acid attack in a packed night club.


Volunteers save 21ft minke whale stranded on Scottish beach 

23 Apr

The whale was found on Friday (Picture: Andrea Kinver/PA Wire) Lifeboat crews saved a 21ft whale, after it was found stranded on a beach in Scotland.


How to massively boost your iPhone’s charging speed 

23 Apr

Making a few simple changes can boost your iPhone’s charging speed (Picture: Shutterstock) Chances are you will have heard someone complaining about their iPhone’s really short battery life or terrible charging speed at some point or another.


An invasion of sex-mad Spanish slugs can only be stopped with beer 

23 Apr

The slugs produce more offspring than British breeds (Picture: Shutterstock) A terrifying breed of sex-mad Spanish slugs are set to hit UK gardens – and beer may be the only way of stopping them.


Conservationist and famed author shot at her ranch in Kenya 

23 Apr

Kuki Gallmann and actress Kim Basinger who played her role in a film adaptation of her book (Picture: Getty) An author and conservationist has been shot in her Kenyan ranch, family sources have confirmed.


Ferne McCann’s boyfriend Arthur Collins arrested over nightclub acid attack 

23 Apr

Arthur Collins, 25, has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder at a London nightclub on Easter Monday (Picture: SWNS) The boyfriend of TOWIE star Ferne McCann has been arrested five days after an acid attack in a London nightclub.


Hackney club ‘acid attack’: 21-year-old man charged 

23 Apr

Arthur Collins is still being urged to hand himself in, as police charge a 21-year-old man.


‘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...


Field Day: commemorative “cat beer” readied by Five Points, Dinerama celebration planned 

21 Apr

Hair of the cat: a can of Field Day Citrus Pale Ale Victoria Park’s Field Day may be consolidating into a one day event, but two new projects launched by the festival’s team, in collaboration with local businesses, aim to lengthen the good times.


Four years for man caught on CCTV holding gun in Daltson 

21 Apr

Four years for man caught on CCTV holding gun in Daltson 17 minutes ago James Morris --> A man who was spotted by a CCTV operator to be in possession of a gun in Dalston has been jailed for four years.


Four years for man caught on CCTV holding gun in Dalston 

21 Apr

Four years for man caught on CCTV holding gun in Dalston 18:29 James Morris --> A man who was spotted by a CCTV operator to be in possession of a gun in Dalston has been jailed for four years.


Four years for man caught on CCTV holding gun in Dalston 

21 Apr

A man who was spotted by a CCTV operator to be in possession of a gun in Dalston has been jailed for four years.


‘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.


Mangle ‘acid attack’: second victim goes blind in one eye as police make arrest 

21 Apr

Arthur Collins is wanted in connection with the Mangle ‘acid attack’ Photograph: Metropolitan Police A 24-year-old man has become the second person to go blind in one eye following the horrific acid attack at a Dalston nightclub, police have ...


Mangle E8 acid attack: Second victim goes blind in one eye as police hunting Arthur Collins make arrest 

21 Apr

Mangle E8 acid attack: Second victim goes blind in one eye as police hunting Arthur Collins make arrest 2 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A second victim of the horrific acid attack in a London Fields nightclub has been left blind in one eye, police say.


Mangle E8 acid attack: Second victim goes blind in one eye as police hunting Arthur Collins make arrests 

21 Apr

A second victim of the horrific acid attack in a London Fields nightclub has been left blind in one eye, police say.


Hackney club acid attack: Second person blinded in one eye 

21 Apr

Police step up their search for the boyfriend of TV personality Ferne McCann over the attack.


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.


Britannia Leisure Centre set for new lease of life after redevelopment plans approved 

21 Apr

Britannia Leisure Centre set for new lease of life after redevelopment plans approved 5 minutes ago James Scott --> The Britannia Leisure Centre is set to be given a new lease of life after redevelopment plans were given the go-ahead by Hackney ...


Booze wardens to be stationed in Shoreditch nightclubs 

21 Apr

Booze wardens to be stationed in Shoreditch nightclubs 29 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Two Shoreditch nightclubs will be the first in London to trial booze patrols for people who’ve had too much to drink.


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.


Britannia Leisure Centre in Hoxton to be replaced by flats, school and new sports hub as plans signed off 

21 Apr

Hoxton’s Britannia Leisure Centre will be knocked down and rebuilt after plans for a school, flats and new sports hub were given the go-ahead.


Booze wardens to be stationed in Shoreditch nightclubs 

21 Apr

Two Shoreditch nightclubs will be the first in London to trial booze patrols for people who’ve had too much to drink.


CCTV captures ‘Well Street Chihuahua kidnapper’ scooping up dog before wheelspin getaway in gold Volvo 

20 Apr

CCTV captures ‘Well Street Chihuahua kidnapper’ scooping up dog before wheelspin getaway in gold Volvo 11 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> A suspected Chihuahua kidnapper was caught on CCTV scooping up the tiny pooch before speeding off in a gold...


East End exhibitions – five of the best for May 

20 Apr

Detail from James Pyman’s The Owl in Daylight (2013).


Woman, 22, left blind in one eye after acid attack in Dalston nightclub 

20 Apr

The nightclub was evacuated (Picture: SWNS) A young woman who was caught up in an acid attack at a nightclub in Dalston has been left blind in one eye.


Victim blinded in one eye after Mangle ‘acid attack’ as woman arrested in police raids 

20 Apr

Arthur Collins is wanted in connection with the Mangle ‘acid attack’ Photograph: Metropolitan Police A woman caught up in Sunday’s “acid attack” at Mangle nightclub in London Fields as gone blind in one eye, while police have arrested a ...


Hundreds of Hackney police officers wear body cameras for the first time to ‘reassure community’ 

20 Apr

500 police officers in Hackney will wear cameras (left).


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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.


WHERE NEXT FOR OUR AREA? 

24 Apr

Joint ward forum Kings Park Lea Bridge wards.


Darkness will descend across the Eastern Curve Garden 

21 Apr

Darkness will descend across Dalston's Eastern Curve Garden if Hackney grants planning permission for a 9 storey re-development of the Thames House site, behind Dalston Lane's Premier Inn, at 4 Hartwell Street.


Meet the vinyl lovers: DJ Yannick Jacob 

20 Apr

In the last of our series on “Vinyl lovers”,  DJ Yannick Jacob talks about being influenced by hip-hop, his deep connection with music, and why vinyl is an expression of character.


Victoria Park and other points east bloom on the Chelsea Fringe as it blossoms worldwide 

18 Apr

THE CHELSEA FRINGE — the alternative garden festival — has expanded to cities all around the world.


Celebrate Vinyl: A brief history of vinyl records 

18 Apr

To kick off Celebrate Vinyl , our series marking Record Store Day 2017, we explore how vinyl records have evolved and what they mean to people in today’s culture.


Record Store Day 2017: a complete guide to what’s on near you 

18 Apr

With the tenth Record Store Day this Saturday on April 22, we’ve gathered the best places in and around the ELL boroughs where you can treat yourself to shiny new vinyl records and to see special acts performing live.


Twelve People Burned by Noxious Substance in London Fields/Dalston Bar 

17 Apr

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On a plot of Hackney waste ground a fox brought a gift to a Dalston woman: a literary debut 

14 Apr

A PATCH of neglected council land behind journalist and mother Paula Cocozza’s back garden in Dalston was becoming increasingly untidy.


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).


Well done Dalston! Council rattled over Eastern Curve Garden plans 

11 Apr

At a public consultation event on 10th April in the Town Hall, Hackney announced that it has published on-line corrections to its consultation material for the Dalston Cultural Quarter andthat the consultation period will now be extended from 17th ...


Video: Six clubs that changed Hackney 

11 Apr

All six clubs had a hand in promoting certain genres, or changing the wider area in some way.


Spring sunshine on Butterfield Green 

10 Apr

The Community Orchard in full bloom and the Green in full use during this weekend's glorious sunshine.


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.


More trouble for Eastern Curve Garden – How overdevelopment is blighting Dalston’s public space 

6 Apr

When Hackney decided upon its blueprint for future development in Dalston (the "Dalston Area Action Plan") little consideration was given to the environmental impact on public space which the imposition of various 10 to 20 storey towers in the area ...


The mosque needs your help to spread a message of love, peace, music and charity 

6 Apr

In with a prayer: Erkin “Egg” Guney in the impressive dome of the Shacklewell Lane mosque] The dome when it was controversially painted, and then unpainted A MULTI-FAITH FESTIVAL of “spiritual music, dance, ritual, story-telling and poetry” ...


Thames House 

5 Apr

Well Street Market 4 Apr

The next WESTRA meeting is on Monday April 10th at 6.30pm at The Grand Howl, 214a Well Street, E9 6RG.


An outlaw tells: How I quit my legal career for an East London gig and eventually a feature film 

3 Apr

Could you make a movie one day? Kevin Marsh , above, describes how he never gave up on his childhood ambition to direct his own feature film WHEN I WAS A CHILD, I dreamt of becoming an actor.


Communalism will live on in the all-gender showers when Hackney’s popular lido ‘reopens this summer’ 

30 Mar

THE CONTRACTOR hired to start repairing the leaky lido in London Fields on Monday 10 April  2017 will be named by Hackney council next week.


Hackney Mayor fails to deny Eastern Curve Garden will be redeveloped 

29 Mar

As part of Hackney's public consultation on its Principles for Development of the Dalston Cultural Quarter we sent our responses to the Council and let people know on twitter @OPENDalston .


London Fields Lido to close for repairs next month and open this summer, says Hackney council 

29 Mar

LONDON FIELDS LIDO is to close next month on April 2017 until the summer.


Estate Cleaning 

28 Mar

We recently learned that our wonderful cleaner Anthony is no longer looking after Lockner.


AGM Meeting Minutes 

28 Mar

LOCKNER ESTATE – TRA MEETING 15th March 2017 Present: Emmanuel Malm (Hackney Homes) Lisa Linpower (Chair), Dorchester Court Francine Bennett (Secretary), Dorset Court Joe Cranston Turner (Treasurer), Blandford Court Jon Hoskins (Vice Chair), ...


5 egg-citing things to do in Hackney this Easter 

27 Mar

Head to Hackney in the Easter holidays for plenty of fun days out      Pic: Donar Reiskoffer/Wikimedia Commons With the Easter school holidays starting in just four days, Eastlondonlines travelled to Hackney to pick the top five activities to ...


Hackney plans to open £36m hostel to tackle homeless crisis 

27 Mar

Seven Sisters Road, Haringey.


Hackney’s 100-year-old cinema site entertains audiences again 

27 Mar

Asher Charman and Dee Swift working on the cinema project.


Time Truck helps bring Shakespeare’s Hackney theatre back to life 

27 Mar

A timeline maps the discovery of the theatre’s remains.


Hackney schools facing devastating funding cuts 

27 Mar

Mossbourne Academy is one of the most affected schools in the borough.


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.


Dalston’s “Cultural Quarter” – tell Hackney your views 

25 Mar

Hackney Council is consulting on the principles for development of four of its sites in Dalston town centre.


Well Street E9 is open again on Saturday April 1, 10am – 4pm. Come and visit! 

25 Mar

Come and support Well Street Market E9 on Saturday 1 April 10am – 4pm.


East London culture guide: Our top eight art galleries 

25 Mar

The historic Whitechapel Gallery           Pic: Henry Lawford (Flickr) For decades East London has had a reputation as the city’s centre of contemporary art.


Battle to save Haggerston baths falters 

24 Mar

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


Meet the Traders: Tiosk of Broadway Market 

24 Mar

The Tiosk Crew.


Shoreditch bouncers caught in homophobic abuse incident 

24 Mar

Bouncers in Shoreditch have been caught on camera directing homophobic abuse at a London DJ after forcibly ejecting him from a club.


There’s another Well Street Market Day on 1 April, 10am to 4pm 

23 Mar

Come and support Well Street Market E9 on Saturday 1 April 10am – 4pm.


Hackney house prices falter while Croydon sales soar 

23 Mar

Map of property potential in London boroughs     Pic: Garrington Property Finders.


Housing campaigner Emily Jost: I won’t let Northwold estate go without a fight 

23 Mar

Ripped from its hinges, a heavy security door lies on the pavement outside Wensdale House, Northwold Estate, the entrance to the flat behind it now open to the elements.


Crowdfunders help homeless lorry driver get back to work 

23 Mar

A crowdfunding campaign to help a homeless lorry driver get back to work has raised more than £1,000 within a week.


Anthony Yarde sets his sights on world titles 

23 Mar

As the afternoon Texas sun beat down on the handful of spectators looking for their seats in the enormous ATT Stadium, Hackney-born Anthony Yarde strode out to the ring for his first fight on American soil.


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.


EXCLUSIVE: Hackney police to roll out body-worn cameras for all officers within a month 

23 Mar

Hackney police have confirmed that they are planning to supply all response officers with body-worn cameras in the next three weeks, in a move that follows the neighbouring boroughs of Camden and Islington.


Dalston in the 80s: an interview with Andrew Holligan 

23 Mar

As anyone who lived or even stepped foot in Dalston back in the day will tell you the area has changed immeasurably over recent years.


Love and death in the sands of Arabia and a rubbish skip: two artists tell their story in Hoxton 

23 Mar

BEHIND A commonplace skip dumped in Hoxton Square lies an extraordinary story of love, sorrow and redemption and the coming together of two artistic lives.


Hackney Council faces decision over total divestment 

23 Mar

Hackney Council will decide next week whether to start withdrawing from all investments in fossil fuels from its pension funds.


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 .


Hackney Council – champions of our heritage and hard working people (NOT) 

22 Mar

Twenty four brand new Georgian "heritage likeness" private flats , 100% unaffordable, are now for sale in Dalston Lane.


Homerton doctor was first on the scene at the Westminster attack despite being off duty 

22 Mar

A doctor from Homerton University Hospital was the first on the scene after this afternoon’s terrorist attack at Westminster.


Maya Jama and company join future astronaut to set mental health lesson record 

22 Mar

Celebrities joined over 500 pupils on Tuesday to set the Guinness World Record for the largest ever mental health lesson.


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