People who pay forensic attention to newspaper design might have spotted that we’ve had a small clean-up.

Police this evening urged partygoers in Dalston and Haggerston to take extra care after two attempted sex attacks in two days.

It was really great (if a little intimidating) to be at the finish line of the Hackney Half on Sunday morning.

Three runners from the Hackney Gazette were among thousands who tackled the Hackney Half Marathon this morning to raise money for charity, challenge themselves, or simply have fun.

The Gazette’s revelations today about the John Howard Centre make extremely uncomfortable reading.

Stoke Newington’s one-way system is a step closer to being ripped up and Seven Sisters Road will be made safer for cyclists and pedestrians – one day.

Hackney Winter Night Shelter volunteers Matt Lewis and wife Inés Alcalá.

Twelve partygoers were taken to hospital with burns after an acid attack in a London Fields nightclub early this morning, police believe.

In the 33 years since Al Pacino’s unprintable final line in Scarface rang out, Hackney – and the world of film – has transformed.

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.

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