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17:46
Kevin Brown

A council tax officer who stole thousands of pounds from dead taxpayers is today behind bars.

Youngsters designed and built the structure outside Sutton House (Photo: Andrew Slack)

Youngsters were challenged to design and build a huge Meccano-style entrance way for Sutton House to prove that children can be as capable and inventive as adults when it comes to architecture.

12:39
Bugsie with the Homerton Speech and Language team

It’s been providing fun for the borough’s children since 1972 – but the iconic Hackney Playbus has made its last journey.

09:58
Hackney Town Hall in  Mare Street.

Hackney Council has sent letters to 19 councillors in the last five years “reminding” them about council tax arrears – but won’t say who they are.

Yesterday, 17:56
A soprano pipistrelle, one of the three species whose noise was recorded on Saturday evening at BatFest. (Photo: Penny Dixie)

A soprano pipistrelle was one of three species of bats whose noise was recorded on Saturday evening at a festival dedicated to the species.

Yesterday, 11:59
The London Fields pub in Mare Street closed this summer

The former London Fields pub in Mare Street will reopen as members club Martello Hall after an application was approved by councillors on Thursday.

Yesterday, 11:30
Anna Fiorentini in TripKitchen, where she caught up with the Gazette. (Picture: Emma Bartholomew)

EMMA BARTHOLOMEW catches up with Anna Fiorentini, whose drama pupils are about to celebrate 15 years at Hackney Empire with a gala.

Saturday, August 27, 2016
The men targeted fire stations across the South East    Picture: Andrew Matthews

Three men have been convicted of stealing “lifesaving” firefighters’ equipment worth more than £100,000.

Friday, August 26, 2016
The fire broke out in Hackney Central

A woman has been treated for smoke inhalation following a fire in Hackney Central this afternoon.

Sport

Leyton Orient's badge outside Brisbane Road (pic: Play With A Legend).

Academy graduate departs Brisbane Road having made 22 appearances for east Londoners in all competitions

Dean Cox celebrates his goal for Leyton Orient against Stevenage on August 16 (pic: Simon O'Connor)

29-year-old has enjoyed strong start to new campaign, but Brisbane Road club apparently seem happy to let him leave for the right price

Sandro Semedo (right) celebrates his first goal for Leyton Orient with Harry Cornick (pic: Simon O'Connor)

21-year-old was sensational at times against Stevenage and has now scored once and registered four assists in five games vs Boro in the last two years

Leyton Orient striker Jay Simpson gets in a shot against Stevenage on August 16 (pic: Simon O'Connor)

Experienced boss talks about last season’s top goalscorer, new signing Teddy Mezague and Sean Clohessy

07:31
Middlesex batsman Nick Gubbins

Most of the lads have got some relaxation over the last week or two – and now we’re re-energised and ready for the big push.

Paul McCallum celebrates after finding the net for Leyton Orient (pic: Simon O'Connor).

English Football League Trophy Southern Group G: Leyton Orient 3 Stevenage 1

Yesterday, 16:30
Leyton Orient captain Robbie Weir knocks the ball forward against Charlton Athletic. Pic: TIM REDER

O’s captain Robbie Weir set to make first appearance in two weeks and will hope to show he is back to full fitness now

Yesterday, 14:00
Dean Cox celebrates his goal for Leyton Orient against Stevenage on August 16 (pic: Simon O'Connor)

O’s League Two rivals Stevenage make trip to Brisbane Road for second time this month for Southern Group G fixture

Entertainment

Things To Come, starring Isabelle Huppert

Things To Come stars acting institution Isabelle Huppert but it lacks deeper meaning

Glass Animals - How To Be a Human Being

The Oxford upstarts bring more cool beats and heat to the party with their sophomore album.

Jamillah, Genie and Aladdin. Picture: Coco Van Oppens

Currently playing the role of the genie in the second series, the Hackney resident says that the show represents a diverse range of cultures and religions.

Groundhog Day at the Old Vic. Picture. Manuel Harlan.

The high-speed lyrical wit and richly layered variations means it will – appropriately enough – reward endless repeat trips.

The London Rebel Choir. Picture: Benjamin Till.

Benjamin Till’s fourth album, The Pepys Motet, is based on the work of the diarist and is due to be released on September 2.

Marco Polo: An Untold Love Story at the Shaw Theatre

The Philippines and UK celebrate 70 years of diplomatic relations, and the Shaw Thearre’s Marco Polo charts the explorers journey

Elvis Presley's '68 Comeback Special leather outfit.

Despite not growing up with Elvis on her musical radar, Zoey Goto has devoted the past two and a half years to finding out about his style

Brass (Copywright: National Youth Theatre)

The National Youth Theatre’s production Brass at the Hackney Empire, tells of a brass band who sign up, and the women they leave behind.

War Dogs. Picture: Warner Bros. Entertainment.

Jonah Hill and Miles Teller star in War Dogs, a black comedy about two gunrunners who made a fortune procuring weapons for the US military

Glass Animals' new album How To Be a Human Being is out August 26. Picture: Neil Krug.

Discovered by Paul Epworth, Joe Seaward of Glass Animals speaks to Zoe Paskett about their latest album, How To Be a Human Being

Julietta

Pedro Almodovar returns to the screen in Julieta, based on short stories by Nobel prize winner Alice Munro.

Jazz Verse Jukebox. Picture: Sharron Wallace.

Intertwining music and poetry, Jazz Verse Jukebox has a strong track record of pushing musical boundaries.

Steel magnolias  LHPHOTOSHOTS

It may be widely known as a film, but Steel Magnolias translates well to the intimate setting of The Hope Theatre.

Angel Canal Festival 2015

Local residents are being encouraged to explore Islington’s waterworks as part of the 30th Angel Canal Festival.

Mottram Hall

The delights of Mottram Hall’s luxury hotel and spa are just a two hour train ride away from London.

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