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Yesterday, 18:45

Plans to introduce a supergroup formed by the borough’s schools have been announced by Hackney Council.

Yesterday, 18:26

Bosses at a brand new ’50s-themed rock ‘n’ roll pub are smarting after thieves broke in and stole guitars and cash one week after it opened its doors.

Yesterday, 16:11

The future looks bright for Simon Marks Jewish Primary School after the opening of its new building for nursery- and reception-age children.

Yesterday, 15:42

The public has overwhelmingly backed plans for derelict mansion St Mary’s Lodge to be brought back into public use.

Yesterday, 15:36

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of murder, following the fatal stabbing of 24-year-old Alex Vanderpuye in South Hackney.

Yesterday, 14:26

Young people were rewarded for their achievements in arts and culture, sports and overcoming adversity at the second annual Hackney Youth Awards.

Yesterday, 10:39

The 24-year-old man stabbed to death in South Hackney has been named as Alex Vanderpuye.

Yesterday, 07:49

The front counter at Shoreditch Police Station is shutting for good on Thursday.

Mon, 17:45

Pat Turnbull has recently been in the Gazette’s pages because of her fight to save the Britannia Leisure Centre – but she’s been a campaigner in Hackney for decades. She talks to Emma Bartholomew

Sport

Yesterday, 19:37

Arsenal take on West Ham at the London Stadium on Wednesday evening after a disappointing performance during a 1-1 draw at Southampton.

Yesterday, 17:30

Darting royalty Dennis Priestley, Martin Adams and Bobby George have stepped up to the oche in the fight against prostate cancer, attending an exclusive event at a pub that has signed up as a Men United Arms venue in London.

Yesterday, 15:00

Young defender has been on loan with Blades in the Championship this season

Yesterday, 08:00

The U’s were National League leaders come the start of Saturday, but Orient put in an excellent display at Brisbane Road to win 4-1

Mon, 17:30

Spurs took the lead inside 25 minutes at Wembley and never looked back against the Potters

Mon, 14:36

Arsenal have been drawn in the Europa League round of 32 against the team taking Sweden by storm – and their English manager is delighted.

Mon, 13:37

Arsenal have been drawn to play in northern Sweden against Ostersunds FK in the Europa League round of 32 knockout stage. But how much do you know about them?

Mon, 13:00

Clapton manager Jonny Fowell disappointed with poor performance from his men as they drew 3-3 with Southend Manor.

Mon, 12:32

Arsenal have been drawn against Östersunds FK in the Europa League draw as they attempt to emulate Manchester United’s success in winning the trophy last season.

Hidden Homeless Campaign

Friday, November 17, 2017

Many of Hackney’s 3,000 families stuck in temporary accommodation have no real prospect of getting an affordable home in the borough, according to a council chief.

A new strategy to help tackle the housing crisis in London was unveiled by Mayor Sadiq Khan last week. But will it help or hinder efforts to bring vitally needed affordable homes to Hackney? We asked the Mayor of Hackney for his views.

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.

Entertainment

Yesterday, 16:49

Emma Bartholomew stays at Cove Cottages in St Agnes with her family, where they take surf lessons en masse in the bay right below

Emma Bartholomew takes her three children for a fun city break at Le Méridien Barcelona where they stay in one of the newly revamped family rooms.

This is wholesome, traditional, uplifting, entertaining and highly recommended

The Homerton performer’s show is back for a week in December, with a modern and “ridiculous” retelling of the New Testament

Christmas can be a difficult time for care leavers, says Lemn Sissay. That’s why he decided to start organising Christmas dinners for them

Expect a fun-filled, frothy, festive, feel-good, fab-time show at the Hackney Attic

‘Between light and shadow, science and superstition, fear and knowledge is a dimension of imagination. An area we call the Twilight Zone.’

Hackney resident and OperaUpClose artistic director Robin Norton-Hale talks about her feminist reimagining of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin

Oh hi Mark. This film is exceptionally entertaining and frequently hilarious

Emma D’Arcy talks to Zoe Paskett about the return of Callisto: a queer epic to the Arcola Theatre

Hampstead actor James Corrigan plays Mark Antony in Julius Caesar as part of the RSC’s Rome Season at the Barbican

The best family entertainment across north and east London this Christmas

Over the years, the Empire has cooked up a winning formula for street-smart extravaganzas that blend the pop culture of modern London with centuries old panto traditions

The Gazette is impressed with the innovative nine-course Japanese tasting menu at Untitled in Kingsland Road, Dalston

It’s that time of year again when the rooftop at the Queen of Hoxton undergoes a transformation.

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