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Emma Bartholomew spent a night on “vice patrol” with police officers in Brownswood ward. This week, we focus on the women selling sex. Next week, we will look at how the men who buy it are dealt with.

The Gazette hunts high and low each week to bring you news of the most interesting and unusual new businesses in Hackney. This week we speak to Tim Soar about his high-end sports brand.

Emma Bartholomew finds out more about the not-very-well documented history of Ridley Road Market after coming across a Gazette article dating back 60 years to its 30th birthday – give or take

Each week, the Gazette takes to the streets to unearth something being manufactured right here in Hackney. This week we spoke to Ben Kulchstein who single-handedly pumps out hundreds of bottles of his chilli sauces every week.

A man was shot in Hackney last night by what’s thought to be “some kind of ball-bearing gun”.

Rum. Tequila. Vodka. Out of all the spirits out there, cider would be the last on my list to stick in a cocktail.

A sell-out crowd at Hackney Empire saw spoken word artist Chifa K crowned the winner of Alter Ego 2017.

Ronke Ikharia decided she wanted to be a doctor when she was 12 – because of an episode of ER.

The family and friends and family of a man who died in a tragic motorbike accident have raised more than £40,000 in his memory.

Two 13-year-olds were arrested after a knife was found in a group of scrapping teenagers outside Dalston’s Petchey Academy.

A convicted child sex attacker who was caught with Chihuahuas – despite being barred from keeping them because he used them to “attract girls” – has received a suspended sentence.

A man whose primary teacher inspired him to take up her profession embarked on an “epic and relentless” 15-year hunt to find and thank her – and now they’re organising a school reunion together.

A restaurant “effectively operating as a nightclub” has had its licence taken away after an “overwhelming” number of complaints from neighbours about the loud music and bass emanating from inside.

Judith Watt has been told she might have to pay thousands in legal bills – even though she won her planning battle. To make matters worse, she believes the council could have stopped the case before it began. Emma Bartholomew unravels her Kafkaesque journey through the High Court.

The former White Horse strip joint is about to be turned into a trendy late-night restaurant after Hackney Council’s licensing committee gave the go-ahead.

The Gazette hunts high and low each week to bring you news of the most interesting and unusual new businesses in Hackney. This week we find out about the top chef who walked out of his acclaimed restaurant residency in 2012 saying he didn’t want to cook “pub grub”, who is launching a pop-up summer restaurant in Shoreditch.

Each week, the Gazette takes to the streets to unearth something being manufactured right here in Hackney. This week we find out about London Tradition which manufactures traditional British fashion garments like duffle coats at its factory in Hackney Wick.

Emma Bartholomew pays a visit to Jaguar Shoes Collective’s latest venture RedYellowBlue at the former 2012 East Village

A convicted child sex attacker barred from keeping Chihuahuas because he used them to “attract girls” was caught breaching the ban – when he complained to police one of them had been stolen.

“Can’t we go for breakfast again instead?” my daughter asked hopefully, when I told her we were going back to The Bach to try their evening menu which has just launched.

The Gazette finds out more about Dr Jelley, who treated Hackney’s poor before the advent of the NHS – and recommended to some that they go to the pub on Friday nights.

Dash cam footage has captured the horrifying moment two men smashed up a man’s car with hammers – while he was sitting inside it.

The final list of nominations for next months’ general election has been published by Hackney Council.

Detectives investigating the death of Kyle Bowen have charged two men with murder.

The Wenlock Arms in Hoxton has won the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) North London’s Pub of the Year award - five years after its imminent closure looked likely.

A 12-year-old boy could be facing a jail term for carrying an eight-inch blade through the Stoke Newington streets.

Each week, the Gazette takes to the streets to unearth something being manufactured right here in Hackney. This week, with sales of vinyl records at a 20-year high, we find out how the process of manufacturing discs begins in a cutting room off Mare Street.

Colette Allen heads youth charity Hackney Quest, which runs activities to engage young people. She tells Emma Bartholomew how she got there

EMMA BARTHOLOMEW stays in the purpose built Algarve resort Vilamoura with her children where they all get a good dose of sun, sea and sand at Tivoli’s revamped landmark hotel

Emma Bartholomew finds sharing plates, which are all the rage, have now been adopted by a French restaurant in Shoreditch

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