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Yesterday, 19:00

Each week, the Gazette takes to the streets to unearth something being manufactured right here in Hackney. This week we speak to Jack Cartwright from Our London, which blends and hand bottles vodka at a micro-distillery in the railway arches underneath Hackney Downs station.

Yesterday, 17:15

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

Yesterday, 14:01

Banners bearing messages of “solidarity and common humanity” that were made at Mare Street’s Five Points brewery warehouse have been dropped from all 10 major bridges across the Thames to mark Donald Trump’s inauguration.

Yesterday, 07:45

Detectives investigating an alleged rape in Victoria Park last Friday have arrested and charged a man.

Thu, 18:29

A “violent” robber beat his victim about the face, before embarking on a spending spree at a Westfield betting shop with his bank cards “without a care in the world”.

Thu, 16:21

Police investigating a street brawl in Lower Clapton during which a traffic warden allegedly ran over a man’s foot on a moped are appealing for witnesses.

Thu, 14:21

Stamford Hill’s volunteer group Shomrim helped bring eight convictions for anti-Semitic violence last year – thought to represent more than half the prosecutions for the offence in Britain.

Thu, 13:36

Campaigners delivered pictures of Paddington bear to councillors in Hackney, calling on them to “speed up” the process of housing a promised seven Syrian refugee families here.

Thu, 09:58

Thames Water has admitted it “got it wrong” by not fixing a leaking pipe in Stoke Newington last month in the week before it burst.

Sport

Yesterday, 12:15

Archant’s Dave Evans, George Sessions and Ned Keating discuss the latest topics affecting our clubs

Yesterday, 12:00

Mauricio Pochettino says Tottenham’s players are fighting like “warriors” to ensure the supporters are able to leave White Hart Lane on a high note, with happy memories of the final campaign there.

Yesterday, 11:00

The O’s manager discusses Saturday’s pivotal fixture in the battle to survive in League Two

Yesterday, 10:29

Brisbane Road club release statement reflecting on last two years and recent events at the east London club like transfer listing experienced players

Yesterday, 00:01

Regulars at White Hart Lane this season will have seen the giant outer wall of the new stadium quickly enveloping the current ground – and it is now clear that the inside of Tottenham’s new home will be just as impressive when the final lick of paint is applied.

Thu, 16:20

Mauricio Pochettino says Tottenham are “1,000 miles ahead” of where they were in his first season at the club, and he believes his side are “looking like the best team in the world” as the Lilywhites prepare to visit Manchester City on Saturday.

Thu, 15:16

Mauricio Pochettino says Jan Vertonghen’s ankle injury is not as serious as was first feared – but he admits there is ongoing concern about Erik Lamela’s lack of progress after almost three months on the sidelines with a hip problem.

Thu, 15:00

Find out what Michael Clark and six academy players have got up to over the past week

Hidden Homeless Campaign

Thursday, January 19, 2017

On September 30, 1986, the Gazette ran this stark front page warning taxpayers were spending millions “to keep the homeless homeless” in Hackney.

Mayor of Hackney Philip Glanville says the council is doing all it can to address the homeless crisis.

Poppy Terry, public affairs officer at the charity Shelter, writes about the growing crisis of homeless families living in temporary accommodation in the capital.

Entertainment

Yesterday, 17:30

Nobody had to do this, unless it was worth doing. It wasn’t, but it is well made and fitfully entertaining

With Chinese New Year is just around the corner, Zoe Paskett rounds up a few places for you to prepare your palate

Martyn Jacques of the Tiger Lillies recalls honing their unique sound ahead of their show at the Roundhouse, finds Zoe Paskett

Co-writer Rob Crouch bounds onto the stage in a gorilla suit and bullies an audience member to be his barman for the evening

This is Jackie before the O, and right after the FK; America’s premier first lady in mourning, at a loss, cast adrift, trying to hastily erect a myth around her late husband

Stand Up for the Refugee Crisis and the Habibi Project are both hoping to raise money and awareness for displaced people

David Spicer’s new dark comedy has sex, slapstick and silly behaviour performed by an outstanding cast with a collective CV spanning Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, Doctor Who and Phone Shop

A man with multiple personalities abducts three teenage girls and subjects them to a gruesome fate – they are going to be acted at beyond endurance

Mastermind behind 69 Colebrooke Row and Bar Termini will unveil his new venture in Kingsland Road in February

Joel Fry, actor known for Plebs, WIA and You, Me and the Apocalypse, talks to Bridget Galton about Raising Martha on at the Park Theatre

The core of the Parkhotel regime is the seven day programme, with three medical assessments, daily treatments, a diet plan, use of swimming pool, sauna and panoramic gym

The Estorick Collection reopens following a five month refurbishment with new exhibition of rarely displayed artwords

The new exhibition at Transition Gallery brings together 5 artists to explore the idea of The Dark Wood

ZOE PASKETT talks to the creators of a new series, My America, exploring conversations in the back of an Uber in the run up to the US election

The 29th London Art Fair runs until January 22 with art spanning the early 20th century to present day

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