The ludicrous procession of “family” cars using the narrow pavement outside Tyssen Community School as a cut-through chills my blood. So too does the fact no one in the footage seems remotely fazed by such irresponsible and illegal behaviour.

Each week, the Gazette takes to the streets to unearth something being manufactured right here in Hackney. This week we speak to Amhurst Terrace charity, which is giving second-hand books a new handmade lease of life.

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

A vicar who sexually abused a choirboy in Stoke Newington decades ago has been jailed for four years.

A fare dodger on the 149 bus punched a ticket inspector in the head and shouted: “The next time I see you, you will be a dead man.”

A public fight involving a “meat cleaver” left a man in hospital with a serious head injury and “pools of blood” trailing up Kingsland High Street yesterday afternoon.

A drug dealing teenager who posted a loaded gun through a letterbox while trying to get away from police has been sentenced to seven years in a young offenders institute.

A dying man gave evidence to convict a Stoke Newington vicar who had assaulted him as a choirboy in the 1970s and 1980s.

A free “coat exchange” set up in Stoke Newington Library has proven a roaring success – and it’s all for a hood cause.

A man was tonight being held on suspicion of attempted murder after a police officer was injured trying to stop a moped rider in Balls Pond Road.

A serial robber has targeted 12 people in Stoke Newington over the last three weeks, police believe.

Traditional cars will be banned from parking and loading in parts of Shoreditch in the hope of cleaning up its filthy air.

Armed police tonight swarmed Manor House in search of a man who threatened to shoot officers.

Dalston Italian restaurant Lardo served up lashings of Christmas spirit by welcoming dozens of hard-up families in for a free festive dinner.

A 29-year-old cyclist is in hospital with “life-changing” injuries after a suspected hit and run involving a bus in Stoke Newington Church Street.

There can’t be too many plays where a man emptying a bag of Wotsits over his face has strong competition for “messiest moment”.

Fire tore through a hair salon in Balls Pond Road this evening, forcing families to flee their homes and shutting the busy street in the middle of rush hour.

Carving pumpkins is so last year – that was the message at George Lammiman’s spooky Halloween bash in Stoke Newington last night.

This is a contentious statement when CS11 has everyone spitting feathers, but I think bicycles belong on roads.

A stabbing in Newington Green left a teenage boy in hospital late last night.

Whole Foods in Stoke Newington Church Street donated a cut of its profits to the chain’s charity as part of a national drive.

Developers stand to rake in millions of pounds from the sale of 68 full-price flats above a school.

The trust that runs mental health services in Hackney has won an elusive “outstanding” rating from the care watchdog.

A have-a-go hero dived into the Regent’s Canal to rescue a drowning man who toppled in while “playfighting” by the water’s edge.

“Hipsters” are menacing the pedestrians of Stoke Newington by tearing down the pavements at high speed on fixed-gear bikes – that’s the belief of Stokey dad Vishal Vora.

He was once threatened with a knife by an angry parent – but Everard Harvey, who turns 80 next week, will no doubt be remembered rather more fondly by the vast majority of those whose children passed through his primary schools.

An exasperated personal trainer is set to lodge his 11th formal complaint against Clissold Leisure Centre for “harassing” him while he works out.

Three teenage girls were this afternoon being held by police over an unlicensed street party in Stamford Hill on Tuesday night that saw police pelted with missiles.

Just 17 of Hackney’s 594 Pcs actually live in Hackney, a report has revealed.

A former friend of tragic Grange Hill star Mark Farmer, who grew up beside the River Lea, is looking for a way to pay his respects in the wake of the actor’s death.

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