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Fri, 15:39

Hackney’s independent traders joined business experts at a campaign summit this morning to discuss the crippling impact of the government’s planned business rate increase.

Fri, 12:06

A car has flipped in Green Lanes this morning, closing the road near Clissold Park.

Fri, 09:48

A man was this morning in hospital after his motorbike collided with a car in De Beauvoir.

Thu, 19:47

A new campaign by the Department for Education is urging small companies to take on apprentices.

Thu, 16:17

Passers-by got a shock at home time when pupils and teachers came out of the school gate in their lacquered backcombed hair or crazy wigs.

Thu, 15:07

Volunteer paramedics will get a new ambulance station as part of a 130-home development in Stamford Hill.

Thu, 12:39

Volunteers who scrutinise planning applications in Hackney’s conservation areas say they will no longer do the work because Hackney Council has stopped sending them the documents.

Thu, 10:53

A flat above a Dixy Chicken in Hackney went up in flames last night.

Sport

Mauricio Pochettino believes Harry Kane is well on his way to becoming a legend at Tottenham – after the Spurs striker bagged a hat-trick in the 4-0 win over Stoke City.

O’s winger Sandro Semedo is an inspiration for trust students having started out on the course before being scouted by Danny Webb

Tottenham Hotspur are back up to second in the Premier League after a convincing 4-0 win over Stoke City.

Yesterday, 18:39

Brisbane Road boss conceded the 1-0 defeat felt gut-wrenching, but the east Londoners are still only three points from safety

Sky Bet League Two: Leyton Orient 0 Cheltenham Town 1

Yesterday, 13:25

Arsenal’s latest financial results published this week show a record high of £110.5m spent on players – with a 20 per cent rise in turnover to £191.1m from £158.1m for the six months to the end of November 2016. Layth Yousif MBA studies the results so you don’t have to...

Yesterday, 10:00

Tom Parkes set to miss pivotal clash against the Robins due to hip bruising

Yesterday, 07:56

The editor of long-running Arsenal fanzine The Gooner has revealed it is to close its print version.

Fri, 20:09

The first in an occasional series of Q&As with Arsenal fans. To kick it off we have Kevin Whitcher, editor of the The Gooner fanzine which been published continuously since the 1980s. Read on for his views...

Hidden Homeless Campaign

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

London’s deputy mayor for housing reveals City Hall’s plans to tackle the housing crisis in Hackney – and admits rising homelessness ‘really shames London’ in an exclusive interview with EMMA YOULE

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

In the final part of our special Hidden Homeless investigation, EMMA YOULE asks what radical new ideas are necessary to solve the housing crisis in Hackney. The answer, time and again, is: ‘We need to build more homes’

Entertainment

Fri, 15:30

Their all day pancake party is putting the Gras in Mardi Gras

Zoe Paskett tries out a new exercise class that combines swing dance and aerobics, finding that the exhaustion is outweighed by enjoyment and great music

Running Wild returns, bigger and better than before. Zoe Paskett hears the story behind it from author Michael Morpurgo and the creative team

With an energetic cast and brilliant choreography, this production is a well crafted piece of theatre, but it falls short of asking the right questions

The company, which employs disabled and non-disabled dancers, brings their new show to Sadler’s Wells. David Toole talks dancing, Gene Kelly and the Paralympics

The plot is cobbled together and there’s an excess of eels in this style-over-substance (but not particularly stylish) thriller

Salford band’s fifth continues to straddle post-punk and complex pop. Is it enough to make anyone care?

Festival producer and Hackney Downs resident Mark Lindow has penned I’ll Be Along D’reckly, about his native Cornwall

The year-long residency came after an online poll asked workers residents and students in Kings Cross to nominate a musician

The triumph of Partick Marber’s production of Stoppard’s play is the way it honours Stoppard’s dazzling intellect while also going full throttle with the piece’s playful, sometimes bonkers, wit

With the combination of The Bach’s spacious limed wooden décor and bang on trend clean-living menu, I feel totally at home in the new Hoxton Street brunch spot.

Ben Bailey Smith aka Doc Brown talks to Zoe Paskett about music, success in comedy and why he doesn’t ever do TV panel shows

Emma Bartholomew checks out Shane Harrison’s second restaurant at the Olympic Park’s former press centre

Set up by Forbes 30 under 30 entrepreneur Venetia Archer, the service usually exists as an app to make the process of booking an appointment with salons, spas or beauty therapists easier and quicker

Moonlight shows life at its toughest and its most real, making it a more than worthy Oscar contender

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