Hackney’s independent traders joined business experts at a campaign summit this morning to discuss the crippling impact of the government’s planned business rate increase.

A man was this morning in hospital after his motorbike collided with a car in De Beauvoir.

The father of two men killed in the streets in two unsolved murders 19 years apart hopes to get answers. This week police announced a forensic review of the first killing, which happened in 1994.

A 12-year-old boy has been arrested for stabbing a 13-year-old boy.

Talented teenagers and kids came from across London to perform in a talent showcase organised by Hackney youth club The Crib.

Springfield Park’s greenhouse buildings could be demolished to make way for a profit-making community event space in a £3.2million revamp.

The Gazette catches up with health campaigner, life-long socialist and one-time news reader Shirley Murgraff, 86

A man who gave minders the slip while on leave from a secure mental health unit in Green Lanes has handed himself in.

The young man chased by a gang and stabbed in Newington Green yesterday afternoon has sustained “life-changing” injuries, Scotland Yard has revealed.

A young man was rushed to hospital by air ambulance after he was stabbed in Green Lanes this afternoon.

People expecting to grill NHS chiefs over “secretive” plans to carve up Hackney’s healthcare were furious to discover they could only question one manager for five minutes – because she had to leave early.

Police are urging people to call 999 immediately if they spot a man who gave minders the slip while on leave from a secure mental health unit in Manor House.

The Gazette speaks to filmmaker Derek Smith, whose chance discovery of a photo has led to the creation of a whole museum exhibition about the estate where he lives

Health inspectors have given a GP surgery six months to ensure patients are “safe from harm”, after finding the batteries on its defibrillator had run out of power and emergency medicines were out of stock.

The Gazette discovers the history of the Hackney associations that were infiltrated by police during the late 1990s.

With the combination of The Bach’s spacious limed wooden décor and bang on trend clean-living menu, I feel totally at home in the new Hoxton Street brunch spot.

Emma Bartholomew checks out Shane Harrison’s second restaurant at the Olympic Park’s former press centre

Emma Bartholomew finds out about chef Shane Harrison’s Kiwi upbringing and why he promotes natural farming in his restaurants.

Campaigners for the rights of domestic abuse survivors accused Hackney mayor Philip Glanville of “breaking their hearts” in a Valentine’s-themed protest last night.

Primary school children have travelled twice around the world, or 50,000 miles, by running or walking as part of a health initiative from Hackney Council.

Hackney police cadets have been advising residents on the devastating effects of distraction burglaries.

Campaigners to save Britannia Leisure Centre are demanding to see evidence it is “beyond repair” – one of the council’s main reasons for tearing it down.

Every week, we take to the streets to find a start-up business right here in Hackney. This week, we spoke with a pair of techies who have raised £265,000 to finance a business they say will let people get broken technology fixed within hours, rather than days.

Each week the Gazette takes to the streets to unearth something being manufactured right here in Hackney. This week we spoke to Mimi Berry about her leather bags.

A public meeting to discuss the future of the NHS in Hackney takes place at 6pm on Thursday.

An ambitious 13-year old who only started learning Mandarin a year ago came second in a national competition – but has vowed to take first place next year.

Hackney Council is blocking up entrances to the waste chutes that were built into the walls of its 1950s estates, to eradicate a £75,000 cleaning bill for unblocking 225 of them last year.

A Dalston activist duped into a relationship with a police spy is devastated that key documents which could have helped her come to terms with her ordeal may have been destroyed by Scotland Yard.

Emma Bartholomew tests the first ever dim sum class at the Chinese Laundry and manages to create a regional variation.

Day Njovana tells Emma Bartholomew why his job rehabilitating patients at the John Howard Centre gets him up every morning

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