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Does Hackney make you fat? Charity launches campaign to make borough healthier 

18 Aug

Does Hackney make you fat? Charity launches campaign to make borough healthier 29 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Health campaigners are aiming to reverse a growing trend of obesity in Hackney by conducting grassroots research to find the root of the ...


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.


A-level results 2017: Improvements made by Hackney students but figures remain below national average 

18 Aug

A-level results 2017: Improvements made by Hackney students but figures remain below national average 27 minutes ago James Scott --> Improvements have been made by Hackney’s sixth formers but figures from this year’s A-level results remain below ...


Does Hackney make you fat? Charity launches campaign to make borough healthier 

18 Aug

Health campaigners are aiming to reverse a growing trend of obesity in Hackney by conducting grassroots research to find the root of the problem.


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 2017: Improvements made by Hackney students but figures remain below national average 

18 Aug

Improvements have been made by Hackney’s sixth formers but figures from this year’s A-level results remain below the national average.


Rashan Charles protest in Dalston: Police hunt a further four ‘violent disorder’ suspects 

18 Aug

Rashan Charles protest in Dalston: Police hunt a further four ‘violent disorder’ suspects 16 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Police are appealing for information on four further people in connection with “violent disorder” following a ...


A-level results 2017: ‘Very bright futures’ ahead for Mossbourne Community Academy leavers 

18 Aug

A-level results 2017: ‘Very bright futures’ ahead for Mossbourne Community Academy leavers 21 minutes ago James Scott --> ‘Very bright futures’ are on the horizon for students at Mossbourne Community Academy after a set of A-level results ...


Rashan Charles protest in Dalston: Police hunt a further four ‘violent disorder’ suspects 

18 Aug

Police are appealing for information on four further people in connection with “violent disorder” following a protest over the death of Rashan Charles last month.


A-level results: Hackney falls short of national average despite rise in top grades 

18 Aug

All smiles: students across Hackney collected their grades yesterday.


A-level results 2017: ‘Very bright futures’ ahead for Mossbourne Community Academy leavers 

18 Aug

‘Very bright futures’ are on the horizon for students at Mossbourne Community Academy after a set of A-level results which showed a particular strength for maths.


Revealed: Fantasist murderer absconded from John Howard Centre years before killings and ‘fell off radar’ after being recaptured 

18 Aug

Revealed: Fantasist murderer absconded from John Howard Centre years before killings and ‘fell off radar’ after being recaptured 53 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A fantasist who murdered two men had three years earlier absconded while on leave from ...


Revealed: Fantasist murderer absconded from John Howard Centre years before killings and ‘fell off radar’ after being recaptured 

18 Aug

A fantasist who murdered two men had three years earlier absconded while on leave from the John Howard Centre – where he had been flagged as being highly dangerous.


A-level results 2017: Hackney Community College pair set to study English literature at Cambridge University 

18 Aug

A-level results 2017: Hackney Community College pair set to study English literature at Cambridge University 29 minutes ago James Scott --> A pair of Hackney Community College students are set to continue their studies together after they both ...


A-level exam results 2017: Cardinal Pole Catholic School builds on ‘outstanding’ Ofsted rating 

18 Aug

A-level exam results 2017: Cardinal Pole Catholic School builds on ‘outstanding’ Ofsted rating 29 minutes ago James Scott --> The headteacher of Cardinal Pole Catholic School believes that yesterday’s A-level exam results have matched the sixth...


A-level results day 2017: Hackney’s Bridge Academy celebrates pupil progress 

18 Aug

A-level results day 2017: Hackney’s Bridge Academy celebrates pupil progress 10 minutes ago James Scott --> A crop of students were “over the moon” yesterday after receiving their A-level results at Hackney’s Bridge Academy.


A-level results 2017: Hackney Community College pair set to study English literature at Cambridge University 

18 Aug

A pair of Hackney Community College students are set to continue their studies together after they both secured a place at Cambridge University to read English literature.


A-level exam results 2017: Cardinal Pole Catholic School builds on ‘outstanding’ Ofsted rating 

18 Aug

The headteacher of Cardinal Pole Catholic School believes that yesterday’s A-level exam results have matched the sixth form’s “outstanding” Ofsted grading received earlier this year.


A-level results day 2017: Hackney’s Bridge Academy celebrates pupil progress 

18 Aug

A crop of students were “over the moon” yesterday after receiving their A-level results at Hackney’s Bridge Academy.


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.


Petchey Academy head: Teachers and pupils struggled with lack of materials provided for Gove’s new A-levels 

17 Aug

Petchey Academy head: Teachers and pupils struggled with lack of materials provided for Gove’s new A-levels 24 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Both students and subject teachers have struggled with the lack of materials provided by A-level exam ...


A-level results day 2017: Special educational needs student bags stellar set of results 

17 Aug

A-level results day 2017: Special educational needs student bags stellar set of results 28 minutes ago James Scott --> A student with special educational needs has wowed staff and students alike after bagging a stellar set of A-level results this ...


Petchey Academy head: Teachers and pupils struggled with lack of materials provided for Gove’s new A-levels 

17 Aug

Both students and subject teachers have struggled with the lack of materials provided by A-level exam boards for the new syllabus, according to teachers in Hackney.


Old Street cycle death: Rider says he didn’t know having no brakes was illegal and denies being thrillseeker 

17 Aug

Old Street cycle death: Rider says he didn’t know having no brakes was illegal and denies being thrillseeker 46 minutes ago Sam Gelder at the Old Bailey --> A cyclist on trial for killing a mother in Old Street today denied he was a thrillseeker ...


Old Street cycle death: Rider says he didn’t know having no brakes was illegal and denies being thrillseeker 

17 Aug

A cyclist on trial for killing a mother in Old Street today denied he was a thrillseeker who didn’t use a front brake or helmet because it was “stylish” not to.


Clapton Girls’ Academy A-level results: ‘Teachers made their own exam papers to help pupils revise’ 

17 Aug

Clapton Girls’ Academy A-level results: ‘Teachers made their own exam papers to help pupils revise’ 5 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> There were “lots of lovely moments” at Clapton Girls’ Academy this morning as pupils confirmed their ...


Clapton Girls’ Academy A-level results: ‘Teachers made their own exam papers to help pupils revise’ 

17 Aug

There were “lots of lovely moments” at Clapton Girls’ Academy this morning as pupils confirmed their university offers, according to head Anna Feltham.


Petchey Academy A-level results: Students vent anger at Michael Gove’s new exam syllabus 

17 Aug

Petchey Academy A-level results: Students vent anger at Michael Gove’s new exam syllabus 48 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> “How much can I criticise Michael Gove?” Petchey Academy’s outgoing student principal Jay Popkin asks when the ...


Old Street cycle death trial: Having brakes on bike ‘wouldn’t have made a difference’, claims cyclist in dock 

17 Aug

Old Street cycle death trial: Having brakes on bike ‘wouldn’t have made a difference’, claims cyclist in dock 26 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A young cyclist accused of killing a mother-of-two by hitting her on a racing bike today told jurors ...


Petchey Academy A-level results: Students vent anger at Michael Gove’s new exam syllabus 

17 Aug

“How much can I criticise Michael Gove?” Petchey Academy’s outgoing student principal Jay Popkin asks when the Gazette interviews him about his outstanding A-level results this morning.


Old Street cycle death trial: Having brakes on bike ‘wouldn’t have made a difference’, claims cyclist in dock 

17 Aug

A young cyclist accused of killing a mother-of-two by hitting her on a racing bike today told jurors having brakes on his bike “wouldn’t have made a difference”.


Rashan Charles: Full inquest delayed until next June 

17 Aug

Rashan Charles.


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.


Rashan Charles’ death: Family must wait 10 months for full inquest 

16 Aug

Rashan Charles’ death: Family must wait 10 months for full inquest 30 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> The cause of Rashan Charles’ death is not likely to be made public until next summer, to allow the police watchdog to complete its ...


Rashan Charles’ death: Family must wait 10 months for full inquest 

16 Aug

The cause of Rashan Charles’ death is not likely to be made public until next summer, to allow the police watchdog to complete its investigation.


Remembering the trams that used to run through Hackney 

16 Aug

Remembering the trams that used to run through Hackney 42 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Sixty-five years ago, Stoke Newington’s last tram pulled away.


Made in Hackney: Native Products – Lower Clapton pair’s hair care is a cut above 

16 Aug

Made in Hackney: Native Products – Lower Clapton pair’s hair care is a cut above 16 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Each week, the Gazette takes to the streets to unearth something being manufactured right here in Hackney.


Remembering the trams that used to run through Hackney 

16 Aug

Sixty-five years ago, Stoke Newington’s last tram pulled away.


Made in Hackney: Native Products – Lower Clapton pair’s hair care is a cut above 

16 Aug

Each week, the Gazette takes to the streets to unearth something being manufactured right here in Hackney.


Hackney pensioner attack: Man admits mugging 92-year-old 

16 Aug

CCTV footage of the mugging was shared widely and a manhunt was launched for Sanchez Edwards.


Rashan Charles protest: Police hunt Dalston ‘violent disorder’ suspects 

16 Aug

Rashan Charles protest: Police hunt Dalston ‘violent disorder’ suspects 26 minutes ago James Morris --> Police are appealing for information on three people in connection with “violent disorder” at a Rashan Charles protest last month.


A-Level results day 2017: Everything you need to know 

16 Aug

A-Level results day 2017: Everything you need to know 27 minutes ago James Scott --> Tomorrow marks A-Levels results day, when students at sixth forms and colleges across Hackney will finally know more about what comes next.


Rashan Charles protest: Police hunt Dalston ‘violent disorder’ suspects 

16 Aug

Police are appealing for information on three people in connection with “violent disorder” at a Rashan Charles protest last month.


The Smiths and Blur producer Stephen Street talks Hackney, Morrissey and guitar music’s ‘last hurrah’ 

15 Aug

The Smiths and Blur producer Stephen Street talks Hackney, Morrissey and guitar music’s ‘last hurrah’ 9 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> The legendary music producer who was behind the desk when some of the greatest pop albums of the last 35 years ...


The Smiths and Blur producer Stephen Street talks Hackney, Morrissey and guitar music’s ‘last hurrah’ 

15 Aug

The Smiths and Blur producer Stephen Street talks Hackney, Morrissey and guitar music’s ‘last hurrah’ Yesterday, 19:20 Sam Gelder --> The legendary producer who was behind the desk when some of the greatest pop albums of the last 35 years were ...


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Well Street Against Racism Street Party on August 20, 12-9pm 

19 Aug

There will be a Well Street Against Racism Street Party on Sunday August 20, 12-9pm, with music, food stalls, facepainting, a kids play area and other delights.


The liberating power of theatre: how it can lead to fulfilment and even a stage in Dalston 

17 Aug

ALREADY Seraphina Beh has played in EastEnders and been described   by a national newspaper as “ the [not “a”] promising actress ”.


Well Street traders join forces to tackle dwindling footfall behind the market stalls 

14 Aug

The Hackney Gazette has reported today (August 14) that “shopkeepers in one of Hackney’s oldest trading streets have joined forces to try and reverse its dwindling footfall.


Rail boost for new Barcelona — sorry, Barking — as Government greenlights new train line 

8 Aug

Top, Barking Riverside as the urban planners envisaged it and, above, the reality last year GOOD NEWS FOR would-be flat-buyers: a new front has been opened in the battle to find more property sites.


Four more robberies linked to Hackney marina attacks 

8 Aug

One of the victims was targeted by the Anchor Hope pub last week Pic: Wikipedia Four more offences have been identified in a string of knife-point robberies in the areas surrounding the River Lea.


Cyclists attacked by armed robbers near Hackney canal 

7 Aug

Officers have urged locals to remain vigilant Pic: Metropolitan Police Police are appealing to Hackney’s boating community for information about a string of armed robberies on a canal towpath.


Active August at The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 

5 Aug

Embrace the summer and get active in east London’s most energetic and inspirational Park!.


Rashan Charles swallowed ‘paracetamol and caffeine mix’ 

4 Aug

Rashan Charles’ family has called for peace following protests over his death Pic: The Fader – Twitter The object removed from Rashan Charles’ throat after he was apprehended by police was “a mixture of paracetamol and caffeine wrapped in ...


New film breaks the silence on the Roma Holocaust 

2 Aug

The screening of Broken Silence at Amnesty International Pic – Giulia Fassone Almost a thousand years ago, in the 11 th century DC, Northern Indian warrior tribes left their homeland, directed to the almost unknown West.


Cambridge student investigated for tweeting “all white people are racist” following Rashan Charles protest 

1 Aug

Rashan Charles died after being apprehended by police last month Pic: Charles Family – GoFundMe An investigation has been launched into a former Croydon school pupil who tweeted that white people had “colonised” Dalston following Friday’s ...


Hackney bars condemn new levy 

31 Jul

52 per cent of Hackney residents supported the levy in a public consultation Pic: Darren Johnson – Flickr A new late-night levy on venues selling alcohol between midnight and 6am has been deemed “disastrous” by Hackney’s shops, bars and clubs.


Bow Wow! A Shoreditch dog-lover uses Hackney’s Silicon Roundabout to help deprived people 

31 Jul

Luxury: Ruby revels In the kind of comfort some people might envy DOGS HAVE BEEN extraordinary aids to humans, lately found to be useful even as carers for old and ill people.


Dalston Rioters Gone Wild in Hackney, Using Death of Rashman Charles as an Excuse 

28 Jul

Dalston right now, probs stay away if you’re near pic.


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 ...


Man dies in Dalston shop after police chase 

24 Jul

CCTV footage circulating on social media shows the incident Pic: CCTV An investigation has been launched into the death in Dalston of a 20-year-old man who had been chased by police.


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 ...


Council calls on Justine Greening to “protect” Hackney schools 

19 Jul

Justine Greening announced a billion-pound funding shake up on Monday PIC: DFID – Flickr Over 70 headteachers and governors have called on the Government to stop what Hackney Council describes as a £25m cut from the borough’s school funding.


Teen denies committing Hackney acid attacks 

18 Jul

Police arrive at one of the attacks in Clapton Pic: @999London Twitter A Croydon teen has denied his involvement in last week’s acid attacks in Hackney and Islington.


A Hackney developer says she has given her crowdfund investors the chance of nearly doubling their money 

17 Jul

Bremner: crowdfunded Dalston scheme WHEN the loan rate that guides UK lenders is 0.25%, a deal that offers investors a return of 10% is usually treated with great caution.


Butterfield Green Updates 

16 Jul

Last Sunday we labelled all the fruit trees, cut off some damaged branches and dismantled the last compost bin.


Big Lockner Lunch 2017 

16 Jul

Lockner’s 7th annual Big Lunch was the biggest so far! Neighbours came together to contribute to lunch tables and break bread; Somali rice, Bakewell tart, home made ottolenghi salads and Caribbean jerk among other delightful dishes were gathered ...


Teen arrested for spate of acid attacks 

14 Jul

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


A birthday without a cake? The Hackney volunteers who have made sure 600 children do not go without 

14 Jul

Another of the volunteer-baked creations A BIG UP, or perhaps “a bake-up”, to Free Cakes for Kids Hackney.


The Bakery 

13 Jul

The Bakery from Scarytree Films on Vimeo .


Errol McKellar 

13 Jul

Errol McKellar from SIBLING AND RIVAL on Vimeo .


Grenfell contractor in Council fraud investigation 

12 Jul

The Grenfell Tower fire on June 14 Pic: Wikimedia Commons The contractor responsible for the fire alarms at Grenfell Tower is part of an ongoing fraud investigation by police and Hackney Council.


Arrest made following ‘horrific robbery’ 

12 Jul

Sanchez Edwards was arrested Monday Pic: Met Police A 28-year-old man has been arrested for the “horrific” robbery of a pensioner in Hoxton, Scotland Yard confirmed yesterday.


Minutes 14.6.2017 

6 Jul

TRA meeting – 14th June,  7-8pm Attendees Lisa Linpower (Chair) Nikki Parrott (Vice-Chair) Francine Bennett (Secretary) Maria Savito (Treasurer) Brian Burton (9 Dorset Court) Kim Byrne (1 Lulworth Court) Alasdair O’Hare (9 Portland Court) ...


Free tickets to Love Natural Love You. 7-9 July 2017 | Olympia London 

5 Jul

Free tickets to Love Natural Love You.


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5 Jul

This Sunday, 9th July between 2-4 pm we are tidying the orchard for the last time this summerand putting labels on trees - everyone is very welcome, however short a time you can spare.


Hackney council’s annual show is dead, long live the summer fair at the Hackney church 

4 Jul

Multiculti Hackney: Muslims, and probably many agnostics, enjoy the hospitality of the church THE HACKNEY SHOW was once one of the greatest family events of the year.


Overground to run weekend 24-hour service from Hackney to Lewisham 

3 Jul

Round the clock services will run between New Cross Gate and Dalston Junction Pic – Wikimedia Commons London Overground will add a 24-hour service on part of the route that runs from Hackney to Lewisham from December, London Mayor Sadiq Khan ...


Police appeal for man behind “frightening” night-time Hackney burglaries 

3 Jul

Police are urging anyone with information to contact Hackney CID Pic: Wikimedia Commons A knife-wielding burglar who has staged a series of frightening night-time break-ins is being sought by Hackney police.


Image released of suspect in ‘horrific’ attack on woman, 92 

2 Jul

CCTV image of suspected attacker Pic: Met Police A CCTV image of a man who is suspected of what detectives described as a ‘horrific’ attack a 92-year-old woman in a Hackney last week has been released by police.


McNo to McRoof rave: Dalston’s McDonald’s Summer Terrace Party is taken off the menu 

2 Jul

FIVE THOUSAND signed up for the rave on top of a McDonald’s in the heart of hipster Hackney.


Plaque attack: Dalston gets a blue tribute to a Hackney woman that time forgot — until now 

28 Jun

Britain’s first female racing driver? And in her time not a seatbelt to be had “Girl”, a tribute to a woman? That’s how women were invariably seen by men YOU’ll BE seeing more of these cheeky plaques if sportswriter Anna Kessel has her way.


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.


Well Street market goes weekly from July 1, 10am to 4pm 

24 Jun

Hackney Council has announced that Well Street market, which has been monthly since December 2016, will be weekly starting from Saturday July 1, 10am to 4pm.


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.


Meet the man behind Hackney Theatre’s latest hit 

19 Jun

Actor and playwright Asif Khan in the Arcola Theatre.


A very big THANK YOU…. 

19 Jun

to everyone who helped and came to the musical picnic on Butterfield Green yesterday.


Are our tower blocks safe? East London mayors speak out 

19 Jun

Grenfell Tower, Kensington.


Rupert is wheeled into Hackney to see wife Jerry’s movie, when an angry punter calls him out 

17 Jun

“KRM”, aka Murdoch HOW DELIGHTFUL to see a couple cuddling up in a cinema to watch a movie.


Cleaning on Lockner 

17 Jun

As we previously mentioned – our lovely cleaner Anthony has been moved elsewhere.


The target is 20,000 Syrians: as Refugee Week comes around again, Hackney council has housed 16 Syrians 

17 Jun

SIXTEEN SYRIANS in a total of four families have now been settled in Hackney by the council.


Free Cooking Course in Hackney 

17 Jun

This course comes highly recommended by a resident who now volunteers to teach on it.


Want to update your Sky? 

17 Jun

Well, unfortunately,  you can’t.


Hackney to celebrate the life of Jo Cox 

16 Jun

Thousands gather to remember Jo Cox.


AG Price Florist is a collection point for items for the Grenfell Tower residents 

15 Jun

AG Price Florist at 217-219 Well Street Market, E9 is a collection point for collecting toiletries – ladies sanitary wear, and children’s items for those who have been made homeless by the fire at Grenfell Tower in West London.


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