A cyclist is fighting for his life after two accidents involving bikes took place yesterday in Dalston - in the space of 250m.

A jeweller feared he would lose the sight in his eye when a gang of thugs raided his Dalston stall, attacking him with a mirror and punching him in the head.

All 143 of Hackney’s letting agents will today be urged by the town hall to scrap the eye-watering agency fees many charge tenants just for signing contracts.

The Gazette finds out about the history tours John Baldock leads around Abney Park – and the characters buried in the Stoke Newington cemetery.

Shoreditch police station could face the axe amid £400million cost-cutting plans for the Met.

Young people united to walk, run, cycle and row a collective 1,033km around Well Street Common to raise funds for youth charity Hackney Quest in the “Hackney1000”.

A personal trainer is running a free boot camp on Saturday in London Fields to raise money for a cancer charity.

A brass band playing a Beatles medley greeted visitors to the De Beauvoir Association’s 13th annual Party in the Park.

Sanchez Edwards has been charged with the robbery and grievous bodily harm of a 92-year-old woman in Hoxton.

Youngsters paraded around the streets dressed in cavemen, ancient Egyptian and Viking costumes they had made themselves in their eighth annual school carnival.

Neil Martinson was 19 when he designed and put up posters about the 1973 Chilean coup around Hackney. Forty-four years on, the only surviving copy is at the museum. Emma Bartholomew explains.

Musicians are putting on a show in Gillett Square on Sunday afternoon to raise money for youngsters living their lives in the aftermath of the Grenfell fire disaster.

As Hackney Council asks people what they think about its approach to anti-social behaviour, Emma Bartholomew speaks crime chief Cllr Caroline Selman and visits a couple of the ‘hotspots’ around town

Hackney Council included pages from its controversial freesheet Hackney Today in a time capsule – but ditched a cutting from the Hackney Gazette at the last minute due to “lack of space”.

Greenpeace volunteers did their bit to raise awareness of plastic pollution of our oceans with a concert and art exhibition at The Hive in Haggerston.

A man was left seriously injured yesterday when he was assaulted in Haggerston.

Hackney’s own Ben Eines tells Emma Bartholomew how a misspent youth helped him grow into the celebrated street artist he is today – even though he rarely gets paid.

Emma Bartholomew speaks to Rob Harries from charity WORLDwrite about its film on CLR James – a revolutionary he believes has fallen under the radar, despite the enormous library that bears his name

Police have issued photos of a man they want to speak to after a man was punched in the street and knocked unconscious in Stoke Newington.

Stoke Newington Town Hall could be put to use as a health clinic, restaurant - or even housing - to raise some of the £10m needed to renovate it.

Crowds gathered in Millfields Park on Sunday for the fifth annual football match held to remember father-of-three Solly Vesamia, who died in 2013 of a rare muscle-wasting illness.

Hackney’s biggest ever contingent for the Pride in London parade marched alongside a council bin lorry decorated with a rainbow flag spreading the message “Don’t trash love”.

The Gazette hunts high and low each week to bring you news of the most interesting new businesses in Hackney. This week we speak to the founders of a health start-up charity who will finally open the doors to their own premises on Saturday after three years fundraising to get the project off the ground.

A £5,000 reward is on offer to help catch a “dangerous” paranoid schizophrenic, wanted in connection with the violent robbery and grievous bodily harm of a 92-year-old widow.

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a vulnerable man who has been missing from Hackney for over a week.

A charity is looking for a volunteer to live and sleep in solitary confinement in a glass box for 50 hours in the full glare of the public, to raise awareness of what it’s like to be “locked in” with autism.

A Shoreditch digital media agency has taken on a robot as a receptionist.

Police frantically trying to locate a “dangerous” paranoid schizophrenic wanted in connection with the violent robbery of a 92-year-old widow have released new images of her “alarming and harrowing” injuries.

Hackney Council has denied it plans to sell off Gillett Square to a developer after DJs at NTS radio station claimed their HQ could be under threat.

Emma Bartholomew takes her three children to the Algarve’s Vila Monte boho chic resort, where they try out a goat herding “experience”, wood fire pizza making, as well as full-on out-and-out relaxing.

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