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The CEO of the charity knocking down Hoxton’s New Era Estate says it had no choice as the blocks hadn’t been “particularly well looked after” – and vowed to build as many “genuinely affordable” homes as possible.

A Hoxton store has been banned from selling booze after a stash of illegal tobacco was found hidden behind a till.

A burst water main has closed City Road near to the Old Street roundabout this morning.

A top Hackney cop says police know who the moped crooks in London are – and it’s a case of “picking them off one by one”.

Police want to speak to this man after a woman was sexually assaulted while walking home from a night out in the Finsbury Park area.

Parents in Stoke Newington say road closures in the area designed to get people walking and cycling will increase pollution at their kids’ school – by diverting cars past it.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a teenager was shot in Lordship Road, Stoke Newington, last week.

The Gazette hunts high and low each week to bring you news of the most interesting new businesses in Hackney. This week, we stepped inside the HQ of Erjjio – the London Fields start-up that makes “green” websites. Confused? Read on.

Anyone who sees a teddy bear patrolling the streets in a police uniform needn’t worry – the government hasn’t resorted to hiring toys to protect the public.

A huge ceramic tile installation will grace the new City North development next to Finsbury Park station when it opens in early 2020.

Detectives investigating the murder of 34-year-old Daniel Frederick in Stoke Newington’s Milton Gardens Estate believe it was a case of mistaken identity.

Campaigners fighting plans for more road closures in Stoke Newington will get their chance to grill council chiefs at a meeting on Monday night.

Three Finsbury Park men have died in an early morning crash in Kent.

Fed up passengers stuck on a broken down Great Northern train near Finsbury Park demanded to be let off after 40 minutes of waiting – and chose to walk along the track to the station.

Clubbers and campaigners are preparing for another dance-off with Hackney Council over plans to bring in a midnight curfew for all new venues and clamp down further on openings in Shoreditch.

A family had a “remarkable” escape from a fire in their Stamford Hill home after trying to tackle it themselves with a garden hose.

This week marks 15 years since the bloody culmination of a two-week siege that ground a Hackney street to a halt. The Gazette looks through the archive and speaks to those who played major roles in the drama to find out what they remember about January 2003 in Graham Road.

Start-ups tackling community issues are being urged to apply for a new programme launched on the back of a successful scheme in Hackney that helped 175 people into work.

Hoxton’s New Era Estate will be demolished and rebuilt by the affordable housing charity that stepped in to buy it after huge protests over rent hikes.

Shoreditch’s most famous music pub The Old Blue Last – owned by lifestyle magazine Vice – wants to sell booze upstairs and open up part of the second floor.

Hackney schools face four days of filth as cleaners have announced a walk out over pay cuts.

A community safety stalwart who helped bring about change in kerb crawling laws has backed Hackney Council’s campaign calling for better police funding.

A murder investigation has been launched after a man was stabbed in a Stoke Newington street attack yesterday evening.

Parking spaces in a Stamford Hill road where aggressive drivers tailgate cyclists could be removed to make way for a protected bike track, Hackney Council has announced.

A disastrous project to redevelop shops in Stoke Newington Church Street could soon be over – as could the mystery of the human remains found on site in 2014.

The man accused of murdering Iuliana Tudos in Finsbury Park over Christmas will face trial in June.

Haringey Council has today responded to calls for improved safety around Finsbury Park following the killing of barmaid Iuliana Tudos.

The man charged with the murder of 22-year-old barmaid Iuliana Tudos in Finsbury Park has appeared in court.

A 31-year-old man has been charged with murdering Iuliana Tudos in Finsbury Park.

A fundraiser set up by friends of Finsbury Park murder victim Iuliana Tudos has raised almost £10,000 towards her funeral costs in hours.



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