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The multi-million-pound renovation of Hackney Marshes and Mabley Green has finished with the unveiling of the new pavilion and changing rooms.

Construction work at an old studio site in Hackney Wick has been halted after complaints that odours from the ground were giving children at a nearby primary school headaches.

Wireless Festival chiefs face a battle to stay in Finsbury Park after Haringey Council announced a licence review will take place next month.

A woman is in hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a Ford Transit lorry in Stamford Hill early this morning.

A fire started by a cigarette completely destroyed the extension of a house in Dalston on Tuesday night.

The name Kench Hill may not mean much to Hackney’s newcomers, but it might strike a chord with anyone who grew up here.

A Dalston club that took the council to court for revoking its licence has lost its appeal after another incident involving a knife inside the venue.

A “hugely successful” police operation tackling gang violence and drug dealing in Hackney has led to 35 arrests since January.

Drug raids were executed on stalls at Ridley Road Market on Saturday after an “uplift in reports of dealing” – but nothing was found.

Plans have been submitted to demolish the front of the historic Clapton Tram Depot site and build two industrial units adjoining the existing sheds.

Hackney Council wants to trial the government’s Housing First programme as it looks for new ways to shrink its 12,600-strong waiting list.

A 56-year-old woman who was struck by a cyclist in Kingsland High Street two weeks ago has died, police have said.

Hackney Council has defended its homeless services in the wake of a damning report by a health watchdog.

Two teenagers from Hoxton were accused of murdering Alan Henry Compton at a dance at the Wenlock Manor Hall.

The Hackney Kestrels speedway stars skidded into controversy over apartheid after three of the members were said to be considering places on a tour of South Africa.

Arches traders in Hackney have reacted to Network Rail’s announcement today that it has agreed to sell the estate for £1.46bn to two real estate firms.

Humbled town hall chiefs have torn up their hugely unpopular plans for Dalston and asked the people to help shape its future.

Hackney Council is set to tackle its obesity problem by signing an agreement to reduce sugar and promote healthier foods.

Two girls aged six and nine were “grabbed” and led into a secluded area by a masked stranger in a terrifying abduction attempt yards from Stoke Newington Police Station.

A Shoreditch primary school has been awarded the gold standard award by leading human rights charity Unicef.

A housing association planning to redevelop an estate overlooking Clissold Park in Stoke Newington faces a battle with angry neighbours.

Private landlords in Hackney say they have been told next to nothing about a pilot scheme under which they are set to be charged £500 to licence their properties – or face huge penalties.

All private rented homes in three problem-hit Hackney wards will be launched next month in an effort to crack down on rogue landlords – but will it work?

A Hackney councillor has been forced to step down from his position due to ill-health less than six months after being elected.

Youngsters from two youth clubs in south Hackney did the borough proud when they had an award created for them at a national market traders competition.

A magistrate said he would have “no gang warfare in this area” and vowed to dish out the maximum penalties to any youths who came before him charged with GBH.

Thousands of angry council tenants are threatening a rent strike over the poor standard of cleaning on their estates.

Five teenagers have been found guilty of the brutal killing of father-of-three Daniel Frederick in Stoke Newington – a chilling case of mistaken identity.

A filmmaker from Crouch End has produced a “no-holds barred” documentary about a brain injury survivor’s life-changing experience.

This weekend, TfL is celebrating the half-century of the Victoria line. Ahead of that celebration, we spoke to the transport body’s former heritage chief, Mike Ashworth, for the lowdown on its origins.



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