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East End exhibitions – five of the best for April 

24 Mar

Part of Moon Face (1999) by David Hepher.


Hackney Council eyes £36m hostel in Seven Sisters Road as homeless numbers continue to soar 

24 Mar

Hackney Council eyes £36m hostel in Seven Sisters Road as homeless numbers continue to soar 42 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Hackney Council wants to splash out £36million on a 148-room hostel in Seven Sisters Road so it can stop housing homeless ...


Hackney Council eyes £36m hostel in Seven Sisters Road as homeless numbers continue to soar 

24 Mar

Hackney Council wants to splash out £36million on a 148-room hostel in Seven Sisters Road so it can stop housing homeless people outside the borough.


Millfields Community School and Jubilee School students complete mammoth cycle for Comic Relief and smash Red Nose Day target 

24 Mar

Millfields Community School and Jubilee School students complete mammoth cycle for Comic Relief and smash Red Nose Day target 5 minutes ago James Scott --> A team of schoolchildren cycled collectively the distance between London and Inverness to ...


Millfields Community School and Jubilee School students complete mammoth cycle for Comic Relief and smash Red Nose Day target 

24 Mar

A team of schoolchildren cycled collectively the distance between London and Inverness to raise money for Comic Relief.


‘I’ve never encountered anything like this, ever’: Hackney’s Northwold Primary School bars two mums from the premises 

24 Mar

‘I’ve never encountered anything like this, ever’: Hackney’s Northwold Primary School bars two mums from the premises 21 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Two mums banned from their kids’ Hackney primary school say they have “never heard ...


‘I’ve never encountered anything like this, ever’: Hackney’s Northwold Primary School bars two mums from the premises 

24 Mar

Two mums banned from their kids’ Hackney primary school say they have “never heard anything like it before”.


Hackney’s planning volunteers: ‘If I don’t take an active interest in my own back yard, who else will?’ 

24 Mar

Hackney’s planning volunteers: ‘If I don’t take an active interest in my own back yard, who else will?’ 14 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Meet the raggedy band of volunteers who spend their spare time keeping hotshot developers in line.


Hackney’s planning volunteers: ‘If I don’t take an active interest in my own back yard, who else will?’ 

24 Mar

Meet the raggedy band of volunteers who spend their spare time keeping hotshot developers in line.


Finsbury Park toddler death: Bidhya Sagar Das appears at Old Bailey on murder charge 

23 Mar

Finsbury Park toddler death: Bidhya Sagar Das appears at Old Bailey on murder charge 26 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A dad accused of murdering his one-year-old boy and trying to kill his twin sister at their Finsbury Park home appeared at the Old ...


Finsbury Park toddler death: Bidhya Sagar Das appears at Old Bailey on murder charge 

23 Mar

A dad accused of murdering his one-year-old boy and trying to kill his twin sister at their Finsbury Park home appeared at the Old Bailey today.


Hackney market traders could be required to display food hygiene ratings, council reveals 

23 Mar

Hackney market traders could be required to display food hygiene ratings, council reveals 56 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A major rethink on the running of Hackney’s markets has been announced, including free stalls for the unemployed and food ...


Hackney Council announces ‘ambitious’ plan for its markets 

23 Mar

A major rethink on the running of Hackney’s markets has been announced, including free stalls for the unemployed and food hygiene ratings.


Parents face fines for driving kids to school 

23 Mar

A video still shows a vehicle driving on the pavement in Oldhill Street.


Hackney Council could give estate tenants first dibs on new homes 

23 Mar

Hackney Council could give estate tenants first dibs on new homes 55 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Tenants having to put up with years of disruption due to the regeneration of Hackney’s council estates should have first dibs on the new builds, a new ...


Hackney Council could give estate tenants first dibs on new homes 

23 Mar

Tenants having to put up with years of disruption due to the regeneration of Hackney’s council estates should have first dibs on the new builds, a new report states.


Hackney MPs speak out on Westminster attack and bravery of PC Keith Palmer 

23 Mar

PC Keith Palmer who was killed during the terror incident at the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday 22 March.


School run ban: Parents at two Hackney primary schools to be fined for dropping kids off by car 

23 Mar

Video: School run ban: Parents at two Hackney primary schools to be fined for dropping kids off by car 22 minutes ago Laurence Sleator --> Parents at two Hackney primary schools will be fined for dropping off their children by car.


Solicitor denies claims Westminster attacker is Clapton hate preacher Abu Izzadeen 

22 Mar

Finsbury Park Mosque: Izzadeen is believed to have attended speeches by Abu Hamza at the Islington mosque.


‘Just so awful’: Hackney MP Meg Hillier on Westminster attack 

22 Mar

‘Just so awful’: Hackney MP Meg Hillier on Westminster attack 55 minutes ago James Morris --> Hackney South and Shoreditch MP Meg Hillier said today’s apparent terrorist attack in Westminster is a “horrible reminder” nine months after Jo ...


‘Just so awful’: Hackney MP Meg Hillier on Westminster attack 

22 Mar

Hackney South and Shoreditch MP Meg Hillier said today’s apparent terrorist attack in Westminster is a “horrible reminder” nine months after Jo Cox’s murder.


Made in Hackney: Hackney Downs kids’ charity slips recycled novels into mysterious handmade covers 

22 Mar

Made in Hackney: Hackney Downs kids’ charity slips recycled novels into mysterious handmade covers 39 minutes ago Ramzy Alwakeel --> Each week, the Gazette takes to the streets to unearth something being manufactured right here in Hackney.


Made in Hackney: Hackney Downs kids’ charity slips recycled novels into mysterious handmade covers 

22 Mar

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


Hackney Downs vegan market: 2,500 swamp Amhurst Terrace in search of meat-free treats 

22 Mar

Hackney Downs vegan market: 2,500 swamp Amhurst Terrace in search of meat-free treats 35 minutes ago Ramzy Alwakeel --> An industrial yard down the side of Hackney Downs Studios hosted London’s first vegan food market on Saturday.


Hackney Downs vegan market: 2,500 swamp Amhurst Terrace in search of meat-free treats 

22 Mar

An industrial yard down the side of Hackney Downs Studios hosted London’s first vegan food market on Saturday.


The World Cup comes to Hackney Marshes 

22 Mar

The World Cup comes to Hackney Marshes 45 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Semi-professional soccer player Mark Abery realised in his 20s that “every footballer’s dream” of competing in the World Cup was never going to come true for him – ...


The World Cup comes to Hackney Marshes 

22 Mar

Semi-professional soccer player Mark Abery realised in his 20s that “every footballer’s dream” of competing in the World Cup was never going to come true for him – unless he set one up of his own.


Clapton couple inspired by nine-year-old daughter to launch film classes for young people 

22 Mar

Clapton couple inspired by nine-year-old daughter to launch film classes for young people 28 minutes ago James Scott --> A Clapton couple who met while working on Top of the Pops have launched film-making classes for young people after being inspired...


Clapton couple inspired by nine-year-old daughter to launch film classes for young people 

22 Mar

A Clapton couple who met while working on Top of the Pops have launched film-making classes for young people after being inspired by their nine-year-old daughter.


Hoxton flats death: Murder police name victim as Greg Peake, 26 

22 Mar

Hoxton flats death: Murder police name victim as Greg Peake, 26 28 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Murder detectives have named the 26-year-old man found dead in a Hoxton flat as Greg Peake.


Hoxton flats death: Murder police name victim as Greg Peake, 26 

22 Mar

Murder detectives have named the 26-year-old man found dead in a Hoxton flat as Greg Peake.


Eusoof Amerat: ‘I run a mosque in Hackney in my free time’ 

21 Mar

Eusoof Amerat: ‘I run a mosque in Hackney in my free time’ 50 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Eusoof Amerat, a veteran trustee of the Masjid-e-Quba mosque, tells Emma Bartholomew about his journey from Burma to Hackney Eusoof Amerat, a veteran ...


Eusoof Amerat: ‘I run a mosque in Hackney in my free time’ 

21 Mar

Eusoof Amerat, a veteran trustee of the Masjid-e-Quba mosque, tells Emma Bartholomew about his journey from Burma to Hackney...


Hike in Hackney’s mobile phone snatches: Thieves on bikes and mopeds take 48 in one day 

21 Mar

As many as 48 mobile phones are being snatched in one single day in Hackney, by thieves on mopeds and bicycles.


Homeless Hackney lorry driver Cecil needs £808 to prove his immigration status and get his life back 

21 Mar

Homeless Hackney lorry driver Cecil needs £808 to prove his immigration status and get his life back 27 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A luckless lorry driver has found himself homeless at 61 after the passport proving his immigration status was stolen ...


Homeless Hackney lorry driver Cecil needs £808 to prove his immigration status and get his life back 

21 Mar

A luckless lorry driver has found himself homeless at 61 after the passport proving his immigration status was stolen and he lost his job.


Variety show held to raise funds for Hackney hospital performance troupe 

21 Mar

Variety show held to raise funds for Hackney hospital performance troupe 22 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> A fundraising variety performance was held to raise funds for the Fiorentini Children’s Performance Troupe which needs £7,000 to keep ...


Variety show held to raise funds for Hackney hospital performance troupe 

21 Mar

A fundraising variety performance was held to raise funds for the Fiorentini Children’s Performance Troupe which needs £7,000 to keep going after funding cuts.


Man charged with murder of baby boy in Finsbury Park 

21 Mar

The road was still cordoned off this morning.


Stoke Newington stabbing: Teen found knifed after crash involving stolen car 

21 Mar

Stoke Newington stabbing: Teen found knifed after crash involving stolen car 9 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A 15-year-old boy was found stabbed after a crash involving a stolen car in Stoke Newington.


Stoke Newington stabbing: Teen found knifed after crash involving stolen car 

21 Mar

A 15-year-old boy was found stabbed after a crash involving a stolen car in Stoke Newington.


Finsbury Park toddler death: Bidhya Sagar Das charged with murder 

21 Mar

Finsbury Park toddler death: Bidhya Sagar Das charged with murder 7 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A man has been charged with the murder of a one-year-old boy and the attempted murder of a girl of the same age after a “domestic incident” in Finsbury...


Finsbury Park toddler death: Bidhya Sagar Das charged with murder of one-year-old boy 

21 Mar

A man has been charged with the murder of a one-year-old boy and the attempted murder of a girl of the same age after a “domestic incident” in Finsbury Park.


Pensioner denies Stoke Newington child abuse charges, saying: ‘It was a very different time’ 

20 Mar

Pensioner denies Stoke Newington child abuse charges, saying: ‘It was a very different time’ 35 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A pensioner on trial for historic child abuse has dismissed the allegations against him, saying: “It was a very different...


Pensioner denies Stoke Newington child abuse charges, saying: ‘It was a very different time’ 

20 Mar

A pensioner on trial for historic child abuse has dismissed the allegations against him, saying: “It was a very different time back then.


Hackney schools face ‘devastating’ funding crisis, warn campaigners 

20 Mar

Concern: Samir Jeraj says cuts are ‘hard to stomach’.


Cocaine-fuelled driver jailed for killing Imps motorcycle display team instructor in crash 

20 Mar

A drug-fuelled driver who killed a young motorcycle display team instructor in a crash near the Olympic Park has been jailed for seven years.


The Last Tenant, Sarah Kisielowski, book review: ‘an elegiac look at post-war Berlin’ 

20 Mar

Sarah Kisielowski, author of The Last Tenant .


Innovative social work projects get £36m funding boost 

20 Mar

The government has announced £36m in funding for 11 children’s social care projects across England.


Help find Lily: Yorkshire terrier last seen on CCTV in Victoria Park 

20 Mar

Help find Lily: Yorkshire terrier last seen on CCTV in Victoria Park 19 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> The owner of a Yorkshire terrier has put out an appeal for anyone to help her find her dog, who was last seen going into bushes in Victoria Park.


Help find Lily: Yorkshire terrier last seen on CCTV in Victoria Park 

20 Mar

The owner of a Yorkshire terrier has put out an appeal for anyone to help her find her dog, who was last seen going into bushes in Victoria Park.


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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.


Successful fetish club has a final blowout 

22 Mar

Fetishists will have a last chance to come out and play on April 1 when Club Rub is holding an event to mark its closure.


Fresh from a big property deal in Dalston, a businessman tells of a youth club’s role in his life 

22 Mar

When Michael Adesioye heard that the St Matthias youth club  was for sale, he knew he had to be involved.


Review: Vortex Jazz Quartet 

22 Mar

London is home to some of the most famous jazz clubs in the world.


7 ways to treat your mum in Hackney this Mother’s Day 

22 Mar

It’s almost time to spoil your mum with a day just for her, to say thank you for the efforts she makes to spoil you every other day of the year.


Meet the Traders: Vegan Delice 

22 Mar

Chanel Delice at the annual vegan market in Hackney – Pic; Sarah Oladokun Vegan Delice (pronounced “de-lease” for “deliciousness”) is a vegan bakery in the heart of Dalston.


Late-night levy will ‘kill the night-club economy’, say Hackney business owners 

21 Mar

Nightclubs, pubs and bars in Shoreditch and Dalston have warned Hackney Council that plans to introduce a late-night levy would destroy the borough’s thriving nightlife.


15-year-old found stabbed in Stoke Newington 

21 Mar

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


‘All Stars’ scheme targets next generation of Hackney cricketers 

21 Mar

England stars Michael Vaughan and Jonny Bairstow were on hand to inspire the next generation of Hackney cricketers at the launch of an England and Wales Cricket Board initiative at the Olympic Park on Monday.


Murder investigation launched after man found dead in Shoreditch flat 

21 Mar

The victim was found on the Cranston Estate in Hoxton Pic: Tarquin Binary (Wikimedia Commons) A man has been found dead in a flat in Shoreditch , East London.


Man charged with murder of one-year-old boy 

21 Mar

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


Man charged with murder of toddler son 

21 Mar

A 33-year-old father has been charged with the murder of his one-year-old son and the attempted murder of his daughter, also one.


Man charged with murder of toddler son in Hackney 

21 Mar

A 33-year-old father has been charged with the murder of his one-year-old son and the attempted murder of his daughter, also one.


Black Hackney councillors mistaken for cleaners at Women’s Day event 

20 Mar

From left, Sophie Conway, Carole Williams and Sade Etti with colleagues at the meeting.


LD50 Gallery and the rise of far-right art 

20 Mar

It’s not every day that art inspires protests.


New Hackney Pizzeria Provides ‘Real Neapolitan Taste’ 

20 Mar

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


Leyton Orient granted a reprieve by High Court over debts 

20 Mar

Leyton Orient owner Francesco Becchetti has paid the initial tax bill to HMRC to avoid an immediate winding-up order, but must pay off the remaining debts or sell the club.


‘Alt-right’ Hackney art gallery to change its name 

20 Mar

Protests last month at LD50 gallery, Hackney.


Police arrest suspect in connection with Shoreditch murder 

20 Mar

A 28-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man in his 20s was found dead in Shoreditch.


UPDATE: Man Arrested on Suspicion of Murdering Child 

20 Mar

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a one-year-old boy.


Pteradactyl sighting on Butterfield Green 

20 Mar

People were amazed.


Police hunt man following “tragic” death of baby boy 

19 Mar

Police have made an urgent plea for public assistance as they step up their search for a 33-year-old man in connection with the death of a baby boy.


What’s on this Week? 

18 Mar

Hackney Empire.


Cycling hit-and-run incidents on the up in  Hackney  

17 Mar

Cyclists riding through Clapton, Hackney.


Meet the Traders: Husk & Honey Granola 

17 Mar

Husk Honey’s buckwheat and quinoa granola.


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

17 Mar

The mistaken artwork, Stamford Hill.


Black is bountiful: films on the Afro-Caribbean experience get a free screening in Tottenham 

17 Mar

FOR ONCE the expression “not to be missed!!” may be justified (although most of us could probably do without the teenagerish exclamation marks).


Why is Hackney misleading the public about Eastern Curve Garden? 

16 Mar

When Hackney launched its public consultation proposals on 25 February, for development of Dalston's "Cultural Quarter", there was immediate public outcry .


Parents banned from schools for driving in their children 

16 Mar

Parents will be fined for dropping their children by car outside school gates, in a trial to improve child safety and reduce harmful emissions.


New Costa Coffee sparks hipster unrest in Stoke Newington 

16 Mar

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


Hackney housing activists criticise Sadiq Khan on estate demolition 

16 Mar

Housing activists in Hackney have criticised Sadiq Khan’s guidance on estate demolition and regeneration as “meaningless”.


Haggerston Baths: Council wants your opinion on “pool- free” shortlisted choices 

16 Mar

Two developers have been shortlisted to redevelop the Haggerston Baths building - both without a pool.


Relief for self-employed as National Insurance rise scrapped 

16 Mar

The self-employed will be spared a tax rise after a government U-turn over National Insurance contributions (NICs).


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

16 Mar

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


Marlowe’s ‘Tamburlaine’ impresses at Hackney’s Arcola 

16 Mar

Christopher Marlowe’s Tamburlaine is a historical artifact of some importance.


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