Newington Green Unitarian Church is in desperate need of repair. Nothing unusual there. What sets it apart, finds James Morris, are the 300 years of radical history witnessed by its crumbling walls.

The group occupying Camelot’s former Hoxton HQ claim it could cost up to half a million pounds to evict them now they have “built in defences”.


Every week the Gazette will delve into its archives to see what was happening in Hackney 30 and 60 years ago. This week features a race attack at the Salvation Army.

Thousands of people descended on the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden on Sunday night, as 550 pumpkins were lit up for a magical lantern show.

Yesterday, 17:40

Emma Bartholomew meets author Patrick Wiegand, whose grandparents ran an orphanage in Dalston – for Germans

Yesterday, 14:42

Police are appealing for help to find 15-year-old Tia Harrold, who was last seen by her mother in Old Street on October 13.

Yesterday, 10:00

Huge plumes of black smoke could be seen billowing from a car workshop on Saturday afternoon, which was gutted in the blaze.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a teenage girl was allegedly raped in a Hackney park.

Friday, October 21, 2016

The “shoe is on the other foot” for one unlucky ‘Cinderella’ this panto season - who is being forced to hunt down her Prince Charming.


Spurs Ladies’ latest hat-trick hero Wendy Martin says the Lilywhites are benefiting from the focus they have put on their attacking play and finishing after they took their remarkable tally to 26 goals in three games.


George Sessions provides player ratings following the 3-1 win at Hartlepool United on Saturday in League Two

Yesterday, 15:00

Former Burton Albion captain reflects on spirit of the team and how important Alex Cisak’s save at 1-0 was to the final result

Yesterday, 13:01

Arsene Wenger turned 67 on Saturday, but his team failed to give him the birthday present he coveted most – three points against Middlesbrough.

Yesterday, 12:30

Mauricio Pochettino says Harry Winks is capable of playing in front of the back four by himself in Tottenham’s new system as the Lilywhites prepare to visit Liverpool in the League Cup tomorrow.

Yesterday, 12:00

Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris says he is in no rush to join the list of players who have recently signed new contracts with the club.

Yesterday, 10:00

Italian reveals latest on Jay Simpson, Paul McCallum, Yvan Erichot and Aron Pollock plus Sandro Semedo

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Italian reveals chairman Francesco Becchetti made O’s players do double training sessions this week


Yesterday, 15:09

This is a contentious statement when CS11 has everyone spitting feathers, but I think bicycles belong on roads.

Mark Strong and Elizabeth Debicki star in new thriller by Hampstead playwright David Hare that offers style over substance

After learning the traditional dishes from his mother, Richard Elysee is sharing his family recipes and hopes to spread the knowledge of this distinctive cuisine throughout the capital.

Ken Loach’s new Cannes favourite tells the story of a man trapped in a system that refuses to serve him

What would you do if you found out your dad had written an erotic novel? Disown him? Barricade yourself in your flat? Or read it aloud on a weekly podcast to millions of people?

With one in 10 gay men now living with HIV, Zoe Paskett explores how chemsex has become an NHS public health crisis. Peter Darney, writer of play 5 Guys Chillin’, and sexual health nurse Hannah McCall offer insight.

Photographs from Dave Brown (Bollo) and Noel Fielding’s drawings feature in the exhibition that opens October 20 at The Book Club

Ella Hickson’s long-gestating play tackles the question of dwindling oil resources in a sprawling, magic-realist epic, stretching from 19th century Cornwall to a dystopian future

Lupita Nyong’o, David Oyelowo and newcomer Madina Nalwanga star in this true tale of a young girl with a talent for chess

Comedian and poet Tim Key joins the 8 Out of Ten Cats regular and Taskmaster creator for an evening of music and hilarity

It’s a quirk of our society that having and raising children is a revered, celebrated activity, but that society no longer has any use for children who are childish.

The Islington Townhouse is the latest venue from Hippo Inns, serving pub food style tapas with a buzzing atmosphere

After a long summer, the temperature in Gozo is cooling down to the mid 20s, and culinary thoughts move away from salads and chilled vegetable soups

One-time ‘enfant terrible’ of the British culinary landscape, Marco Pierre White, was the youngest chef to be awarded three Michelin stars 20 years ago when he was just 33 – a title he still holds to this day.

Bridget Galton talks to two brewers fascinated by the alchemy of mixing barley, hops, yeast and water.

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