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There is competition in the air at the Gazette offices as staff vie for the premier position in the Hackney Half Marathon.

The Gazette hunts high and low each week to bring you news of the most interesting and unusual new businesses in Hackney. This week we speak to Gill Wildman who followed her own advice when it came to setting up her new business.

Pupils from Tayyibah Girls School created ‘This is your Life’ style autobiographies for elderly patients at St Joseph’s Hospice in an inter-generational project.

07:00

Diane Abbott met “inspirational” mechanic Errol McKellar at his Hackney garage after being inspired by a speech he gave about his battle with prostate cancer.

Yesterday, 16:15

A congregation of 300 was evacuated from Wesley’s Chapel yesterday, when the electrical room in its basement caught fire because of a faulty fuse box.

Yesterday, 11:59

Two budding Elizabethan ‘Bards’ have won the poetry competition for the visitor centre opening at The Stage development in Shoreditch where the foundations of Shakespeare’s Curtain Theatre were discovered in 2008.

Yesterday, 09:02

Three mentors are being trained up to inspire vulnerable young women in Hackney who are at risk of being drawn into violent crime and gang-related exploitation.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

More than 100 independent firms in Hackney will be offering incentives to get people to recycle more.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Each week, the Gazette takes to the streets to unearth something being manufactured right here in Hackney. But this week we didn’t have to look too far: a bag of locally grown Hackney Salad was lurking in The Editor’s fridge...

Sport

09:35

As I was putting together a round-up of how the Arsenal men, and teens, got on during the international break it suddenly struck me. Apart from a few minutes of England v Lithuania snatched during Mothers Day – to keep tabs on The Ox more than anything – I hadn’t actually watched any games.

Former under-18 manager keen to know what the long-term plan is at Brisbane Road, so he can start chucking more youth back into the starting XI

Yesterday, 15:37

Two boxers from the Lion ABC are through to the final of London Boxing Elite Championship after fighting their way through the opening rounds.

Yesterday, 14:00

33-year-old auctioned his goal-scoring boots and O’s fan Stuart Minchin won with a bid £300

Yesterday, 10:00

O’s manager calls for change at Brisbane Road and wants to create a culture of hard work in E10 if given the chance

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Hackney Rugby Club have won the London North West Three title – despite having their home game with Staines bring ruled as a walkover.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

33-year-old reflects on loss at Crawley Town and talks about his plans for Brisbane Road club

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Sky Bet League Two: Crawley Town X Leyton Orient X

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Crawley Town winger pleased to have chance to say goodbye this afternoon and full of praise for Orient fans after raising money for Regeneration Fund

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

With no props, a minimal backdrop of neon strips and some sparely used house music interspersing the stories, the focus in Luke Davies’ swift production is Cash’s talent as a master wordsmith

MC-ed by Ed Gamble and supported by Aisling Bea, the monthly Union Chapel comedy showcase returns on April 1

Chinglish at the Park Theatre and Tamburlaine at the Arcola are two current productions giving the stage to some of the capital’s best East Asian acting talent

Artist Dale Grimshaw talks to Zoe Paskett about his exhibition raising awareness for the situation in West Papua

The ‘Grind’ brand is something of an iconic name nowadays, having racked up a bit of a history.

EMMA BARTHOLOMEW tries out Fish and Pips’ hassle-free ready meals whilst skiing with her family, at a luxury chalet in Meribel Village

Garlic, white wine and Pavarotti on the juke box accompany Cucina Rustica’s residency at the Barnsbury venue

French artist works piano and electronica into intriguing sculptures for third LP

Despite sounding like the next Tarzan spin-off, this based-on-a-true-story tale is a striking success, starring Robert Patinson and Charlie Hunnam

Lee Mack’s Maitre Jacques smacks the audience between the eyes with cute, wry asides that break the fourth wall, but the relentlessness of the quips from all participants is an exhausting experience

Former Eastender Michelle Collins stars as warm-hearted Gina, a nurse in her late forties with an addiction to painkillers who, following her husband’s stroke, now cares for him full-time

Curated by Alice Bygraves, ‘Threads: Taking up Needles and Yarn’ collates work from Celia Pym and Diana Taylor

As she prepares to play a cocksure teen, BRIDGET GALTON talks to an actor whose career was launched in a tough role at Hampstead Theatre

EMMA BARTHOLOMEW finds an extensive beer list at Mason and Company and Italian American influenced food from Capish?

Edward Albee’s 1962 marital warfare masterpiece has been magnificently revived by James Macdonald, exchanging blousy melodrama for taut, psychologically plausible theatre

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