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Almost anyone who was alive in the 1990s is sure to remember Gabrielle – the iconic singer-songwriter with a distinctive patch over one eye.

Former teacher Steve shares his experiences as a foster carer for teenagers, from dealing with some of their more challenging behaviour, to the rewards of seeing a child develop into a happy and healthy adult

Yesterday, 16:44

An old people’s home opened in Hackney Wick where one of the new residents told the Gazette: “We have never known comfort like it”.

Yesterday, 14:00

Hackney’s biggest brewery has launched a new beer for its core range - the first new arrival in two years.

Yesterday, 13:42

Drug dealers arrested in dawn raids at a Stoke Newington estate have been jailed for a total of 22 years.

Yesterday, 10:50

A 10-month-old Upper Clapton boy stuck in unsuitable temporary accommodation has the UK’s only known case of a new mitochondrial disease – and his family are desperate to track down other affected people.

Yesterday, 10:42

Two advice lines are launching at the Crib – one set up by an ex-gang member to assure violent crime witnesses they aren’t “snitches”, and another for the bereaved by a mother whose son was murdered. Emma Bartholomew finds out more

Tue, 18:43

Three men were gunned down in what police feared could be a copycat shooting, inspired by a brutal gang warfare film which MPs had tried to ban.

Tue, 18:00

Optician director Jayesh Maru has seen his way to the ancient mountain-top Inca capital of Machu Picchu and has found his way back to east London.

Sport

The Argentinian has Spurs on course for the Premier League top four despite contending with choppy waters in recent months

Yesterday, 18:00

With a month to go until the Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup returns to the Lee Valley Velopark in Stratford, the Great Britain squad for the next round in Berlin has been announced.

Yesterday, 16:00

The Poplar-based club also hosted a show earlier this month which saw nine bouts contested

Yesterday, 13:31

The England midfielder discussed his recent extra responsibility in the Spurs side and talented youngster Oliver Skipp

Yesterday, 12:00

The O’s boss discussed Garry Hill’s return to management and backed his predecessor Daryl McMahon to find work sooner rather than later

Yesterday, 09:00

Essex Senior League: Hoddesdon Town 3 Clapton 0

Tue, 17:30

The Three Lions record goalscorer would like to see someone like Spurs forward Harry Kane receive the same treatment in the future

Tue, 17:00

Behind closed doors friendly: Leyton Orient 1 Bristol City 2

Hidden Homeless Campaign

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Psychotic residents banging on doors in the middle of the night, drug dealing, prostitution and excrement in the corridor. Now a health watchdog has slammed dire conditions in Hackney homeless hostels. Emma Youle reports

Hackney Council has been forced to apologise to a single mum and offer her a payout after bungling her homeless application.

Homeless hostels are making huge demands on police resources in Hackney with thousands of call-outs for rowdy behaviour, violent assaults and missing people, the Gazette can reveal.

Entertainment

11:57

Our complete guide to panto season in Hackney is here!

Almost anyone who was alive in the 1990s is sure to remember Gabrielle – the iconic singer-songwriter with a distinctive patch over one eye.

Tips on where to stay and what to eat in Dublin courtesy of our travel writer, Sophie Ritchie.

As Americans everywhere prepare for a turkey feast with extra helpings of pumpkin pie, we’ve been out finding five of the best places for Thanksgiving this side of the Atlantic.

On Thursday November 15, London Fields Brewery bring together two of our favourite things in glorious harmony: beer and art.

Indie folk favourites Bon Iver will close the sophomore All Points East festival in Victoria Park with a headline gig on June 2.

A new event set-up to showcase independent designers working in fashion, interiors and print is coming to Stokey this weekend.

An exhibition of Islamic art and poetry will run between November 23 and December 15.

Dance music pioneers The Chemical Brothers and Primal Scream will open All Points East when it returns to Victoria Park in May.

A crop of renowned photographers have donated prints to the Photo Kindness Project – an event also featuring comedy and live music which will raise funds for the Childhood First charity.

If you’ve been toying with the idea of going vegan, you’re certainly in the right place for it.

The comedian, who hails from east London, will play his largest solo gig at the same venue where he got his first TV break.

Expect six curling lanes, toasty cocktails, BBQ food and music from a steel-drum band when Sliders opens on November 1

The Perseverance is a collection of 29 works authored by Hackney-born Antrobus, who is quickly becoming an influential figure in the world of poetry.

Whether you love it or loathe it, the spookiest evening of the year is fast approaching and there’s lots of twisted fun to be had in our neck of the woods.

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Former teacher Steve shares his experiences as a foster carer for teenagers, from dealing with some of their more challenging behaviour, to the rewards of seeing a child develop into a happy and healthy adult

If you are an unpaid carer in Hackney over the age of 25, who would like to get back into work, then Working for Carers can provide the practical assistance and support you need.

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