Hackney North and Stoke Newington candidates locked horns at a packed hustings to debate the unprecedented challenges currently being faced by schools.

A Catholic priest who repeatedly raped and assaulted boys is facing jail.

A group of complementary therapists will host a fundrasier for a cancer charity in Stoke Newington this weekend.

Hundreds of people from the Stoke Newington community came together for an open day at the remarkable Aziziye Mosque.

A rogue Stamford Hill landlord dubbed the “neighbour from hell” has finally been prosecuted over an illegal office built in his back garden.

A mobile drama group is fundraising to turn a disused paddling pool in Millfields Park into an open air popup “cine-theatre”.

A 19-year-old man was stabbed in the leg at the BP garage in Finsbury Park last night.

Visiting West Ham fans could be banned from parking in streets around the London Stadium on matchdays after locals complained they were nabbing their spaces.

Candidates for Hackney South and Shoreditch pitted their wits against each other at a General Election hustings last night.

Hackney South and Shoreditch candidates will take questions from constituents tonight at a General Election hustings.

Ravers inflicted 12 hours of “really bad” ’90s techno on neighbours of a derelict Mare Street mansion this weekend.

Detectives investigating the death of a Hoxton man have dropped their murder investigation.

Gwenton Sloley has come a long way since his days roaming the streets of Dalston with the Holly Street Boys gang. He now teaches Whitehall suits and cops how to talk to kids. He spoke to the Gazette in the wake of 13 fatal stabbings in three weeks across London.

A foot fetishist performed sex acts on himself while making “unsettling comments” about women at Hackney bus stops.

A foodbank, a migrant centre and a night shelter could all be left homeless unless the community hall that houses them can raise £250,000 for vital repairs.

A pensioner was told he could be evicted from his Grade-II listed flat in Hackney if he didn’t remove his satellite dish from the wall.

A Hackney cycle shop said deals with the aftermath of a bike theft every day – and revealed some of the bizarre scenarios customers have faced.

Armed police were sent to the Stamford Hill Estate after gunshots were heard last night.

Neighbours of a Homerton bar are fighting its application to open until 2am, saying they already have to put up with booming music and drunk people loitering outside their homes.

Strangers have donated thousands of pounds to help the mum whose family was ripped apart by a hammer attack in their Finsbury Park home.

A child abuse victim who watched his now-elderly attackers get jailed for 21 years said they “got off lightly” after ruining his life.

A youth club that’s been helping kids in Clapton since 1929 needs £50,000 of funding if it’s to keep its doors open.

Ignoring repeated demands to move advertising boards that were blocking the pavement has earned a Kingsland Road cafe owner a court bill of £2,000.

Hip music venue Cafe Oto has called for public support after revealing Hackney Council’s Dalston Quarter project could threaten its project space.

The owner of a family cycling group who received £700 in donations after having bikes and gear nicked was there to see police raid a flat to get it back.

A mindless thug who robbed a stranger at knifepoint in Stoke Newington and then stabbed a police officer has been jailed for four years.

Sweeping plans to bulldoze a row of Victorian homes in Finsbury Park and replace them with shared flats for young professionals have not gone down well with neighbours.

The team behind Toast Ale – beer made from discarded bread – have announced they are to launch in the USA.

A brazen developer who was let off the hook after building an illegal block of flats in Hoxton has now made it even taller, according to disbelieving neighbours.

Warring neighbours whose relationship was destroyed along with one of their houses in a bizarre planning battle are back at each other’s throats.

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