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Stoke Newington Bobby Pc Clifford Fox embarked on a journey to discover the tales behind the deaths of six policemen buried in Abney Park Cemetery – but the story of one eluded him for months. Now, thanks to his efforts, Pc Richard Lillicrap will be given a proper headstone, reports Emma Bartholomew.

Witnesses to the aftermath of the fatal stabbing of a young man have described the horrific moments after he was attacked.

A murder investigation has been launched after a man was fatally stabbed during a group fight yesterday afternoon.

A man has been stabbed to death in South Hackney.

Last week, we reported that Hackney is the only borough in London where the number of public houses has risen since the turn of the century. Now a ’50s themed pub has sprung up in Stoke Newington to prove the point.

Parents should be searching their kids’ bedrooms for knives and drugs to prevent deaths on the street, the youth leader known as “Mama Hackney” has urged.

A social media appeal to find a dog that went missing in Haggerton three weeks ago has gone viral, after being shared by comedian Sue Perkins.

Flames were 50 feet high as 80 firemen battled a blaze in a kitchen cabinet makers’ in the heart of Shoreditch.

Free holidays for pensioners were stopped by Hackney Council to save money, the Gazette reported.

A youth aged 17 has been charged with the murder of 40-year-old Mohammed Hersi following a fatal attack in a café in Seven Sisters Road.

Detectives have made two more arrests in the murder probe into Kaan Aslan’s death on the Nightingale Estate.

The first pictures of the new leisure centre planned for Shoreditch Park have been revealed, along with more detail about the tower blocks and school set to be built beside it.

A mother who took her toddler to feed the “wonderful squirrels” in a Hackney churchyard was horrified when she flicked through her photos of the day and spotted a syringe inches away from the idyllic tableau.

The Gazette hunts high and low each week to bring you news of the most interesting new businesses in Hackney. This week we discovered the Burley Fisher bookshop’s new printing project, Peninsula Press.

Hackney Council is consulting on traffic schemes to tackle filthy air outside three London Fields schools – 18 months after bosses were forced to ditch controversial plans to close off 13 back streets in the area.

Each week, the Gazette takes to the streets to unearth something being manufactured right here in Hackney. This week we visit Swytch’s Hackney Wick HQ.

Hackney Council now invests a whopping £67.7million of its pension fund in dirty energy – an increase of 61 per cent in two years.

Ridley Road Market traders’ association chairman Larry Julian tells the Gazette there was only ever one career for him – and how he is keeping it in the family.

The Gazette is impressed with the innovative nine-course Japanese tasting menu at Untitled in Kingsland Road, Dalston

Not long after TV celebrity Bob Monkhouse was mobbed at the anniversary celebrations at Ridley Road Market, he was mobbed yet again – this time at the opening of a shop in Bethnal Green Road.

Hackney Council is set to hold yet another consultation on its proposed “new cultural area” dubbed the Dalston Quarter – after hundreds of people expressed “strong distrust” in its first.

It’s that time of year again when the rooftop at the Queen of Hoxton undergoes a transformation.

Emma Bartholomew tries out the ice rink and street food at Skylight - which is perhaps the only bar in London where you can skate.

Hackney is the only London borough where the number of pubs has increased since the turn of the century.

Potter and BBC Great Pottery Thrown Down judge Kate Malone is inviting the public into her De Beauvoir studio this weekend – for the last time before she moves out. The Gazette finds out about the three decades she has spent living and working there.

A family feud at the top table of Proud East in Haggerston spilled over into the courtroom.

A police chief has berated those behind a time-wasting hoax that saw a lifelike dummy dumped into the Regent’s Canal, sparking 999 calls from passers-by who feared someone had drowned.

A section of the London Overground network will run around-the-clock on Fridays and Saturdays from next month.

Jessica Odeleye won this year’s Fiorentini’s Got Talent show after stunning a panel of celebrity judges with her dramatic dance routine, performed to Save Me.

The horrific aftermath of an acid attack was demonstrated to hospitality managers at a real nightclub to make them think about the new and emerging threat – and how they would react if one took place in their venue. Emma Bartholomew reports on Project Diffuse.



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