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Yesterday, 16:57

Hackney’s Boxing Academy has been named “alternative provision school of the year” at the TES Schools Awards.

Yesterday, 15:53

Our Lady’s Convent High School teachers are set to follow Stoke Newington School staff by going on strike.

Yesterday, 12:45

Each week, the Gazette takes to the streets to unearth something being manufactured right here in Hackney. This week we visit Square Root Soda’s HQ in Hackney Downs to hear more about the unusually flavoured soft drinks they produce.

Yesterday, 11:02

A convicted paedophile who was banned from keeping Chihuahuas because he used them to “attract girls” has been locked up – again – after police found a box of kids’ toys in his flat.

Yesterday, 08:11

A burglar who stole £18,000 in heirlooms from a Shoreditch flat to fuel his crack cocaine addiction has been jailed for six years.

Tue, 18:03

An environmentally friendly scheme to make streets in Hackney safer for schoolchildren has been given the seal of approval by excited children.

Tue, 16:37

A pair of musicians have been left heartbroken after their latest compositions and a beloved guitar were stolen out of their van.

Tue, 16:27

A housing block in Upper Clapton has been “cocooned” in scaffolding since November because contractors ordered the wrong size windows for the flats.

Tue, 16:19

Riaz Phillips tells Valeria Fiore how his search for the best Caribbean cooking led him full circle to Hackney, where his grandmother lived for 60 years.

Sport

Yesterday, 16:00

Mossbourne pupil misses out this time

Yesterday, 08:41

County Championship Division One: Essex (106-0) trail Middlesex (246) by 140 runs

Tue, 18:12

Porter returns to club after three years away

Tue, 17:30

Hackney youngsters showed their pedal power to claim gold at the London Youth Games road cycling event at Lee Valley Velopark.

Tue, 13:00

North East London Cricket League: Stoke Newington thirds (130 all out) lost to The Camel (157 all out) by 27 runs

Tue, 10:30

Bowlers surprised by performance in day/night contest

Defending champions dismissed on day one at Chelmsford

Mon, 13:00

In-form spinner excited by pink ball challenge

Mon, 12:37

Defender impressing for England under-21s

Hidden Homeless Campaign

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Homeless people have taken over the Barry’s Biscuits building in Stoke Newington High Street to protest against gentrification and the pricing out of working-class people from Hackney.

Hackney Council wants to splash out £36million on a 148-room hostel in Seven Sisters Road so it can stop housing homeless people outside the borough.

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

Entertainment

Yesterday, 17:08

Organised by the Illustrated World Series (IWS), the annual championship revolves around a live tournament

Each one of George Tannock’s starters at Treves and Hyde delivered an exciting and unique foodie experience.

Riaz Phillips tells Valeria Fiore how his search for the best Caribbean cooking led him full circle to Hackney, where his grandmother lived for 60 years.

A round up of events around Islington and Hackney celebrating Pride Festival

‘For me, creating a book with black characters was a no-brainer,’ says author of Riley Can Be Anything

It’s been a whirlwind few years for a capella group, Sons of Pitches.

Stoke Newington author and journalist Jonathan Freedland talks to Zoe Paskett about his new book, To Kill the President under nom de plume Sam Bourne

Juliet Stevenson says her fears about playing Hamlet’s mother were allayed by Robert Icke’s rich and passionate production

A special three course dinner at The Round Chapel in Hackney is the brand new menu by migrant and refugee women chefs on June 27

From June 19 to 25, Refugee Week is back with arts and educational events around the country to raise awareness and hope for a better way of dealing with the ongoing crisis, and Islington and Hackney are no exceptions

Bridget Galton talks to Kevin Macdonald about his iconic movie ahead of Touching The Void Live at Barbican Hall

Hackney singer Ade Omotayo talks singing with Amy Winehouse, his band Equals and the democratisation of music

It’s taken two years for Nikolai Foster’s production of Annie to transfer from Leicester’s Curve to the West End. It’s a pity it wasn’t sooner.

What started off in 2000 as a local festival for filmmakers living and working in east London has now expanded to present the best of British and international cinema, while still staying true to its roots

Despite its ambition and having plenty of potential resonance, Common is dense and wilfully bewildering with little space for development

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