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Yesterday, 17:57

Hopes of re-opening a swimming pool at Haggerston Baths have been crushed.

Yesterday, 18:09

Well, that’s one way to get people to come to church. St John-at-Hackney will host Robbie Williams for a one-off gig next week.

Yesterday, 16:57

Workers at two Hackney Post Offices will strike over Christmas in protest at the branches’ mooted closure.

Yesterday, 14:39

Market stalls returned to Well Street on Saturday for the first time in eight years.

Yesterday, 12:40

Kenny Ladipo turned his own life around – but more must be done to ensure other kids aren’t left out as Hackney changes, he tells the Gazette.

Yesterday, 12:30

A microbiologist who runs sexual health seminars for Hackney teenagers has been presented an award for her book about puberty.

Yesterday, 07:44

Each week, the Gazette takes to the streets to unearth something being manufactured right here in Hackney. This week we spoke to a designer who makes ‘vintage’ underwear.

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Eithne Nightingale, a writer, photographer and researcher has been studying child migration to the East End for more than 10 years. Now, she and producer Mitch Harris have made films documenting the incredible journeys made by three children to Hackney.

Friday, December 2, 2016

A man has been found dead at a homeless hostel in Hackney.

Sport

Yesterday, 12:00

Heung-Min Son rates his scissor kick against Swansea as the best goal of his career – and the Tottenham midfielder says he is now feeling fresher than in previous months, when his efforts were being undermined by niggly injuries and tiredness.

Yesterday, 08:00

Former Peterborough United captain wants to have no regrets after taking top job at Brisbane Road

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Harry Kane says Tottenham have “everything in place to be one of the top clubs in Europe” and should “aim high” after signing his new contract and committing himself to the Lilywhites until 2022.

Saturday, December 3, 2016

A visibly delighted Arsene Wenger praised hattrick hero Alexis Sanchez or his ‘killer instinct’ after his treble routed West Ham United 5-1 at their new home the London Stadium.

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Arsenal sent a message to the rest of the Premier League after an impressive display of power and glory at the West Ham United’s London Stadium this evening by winning 5-1.

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen both scored twice while Heung-Min Son was also on target as Tottenham strolled to a 5-0 home win against Swansea at White Hart Lane. Here are five talking points.

Friday, December 2, 2016

Mauricio Pochettino says he has used a much-needed week off to focus on “the bigger picture” with his players and to stress the importance of being mentally ready to play at full intensity every three days.

Friday, December 2, 2016

Mauricio Pochettino says it has been difficult for Moussa Sissoko to get into a rhythm at Tottenham and show his best form after three months of interruptions.

Friday, December 2, 2016

Ex-AFC Wimbledon left-back found the net in back-to-back games last season so joked he is aiming to hit three in a row for O’s

Entertainment

Yesterday, 18:09

Well, that’s one way to get people to come to church. St John-at-Hackney will host Robbie Williams for a one-off gig next week.

ZOE PASKETT visits a new exhibition with a little more than a touch of voyeurism, in an occupied bedroom in a Hackney house share

The 40th Spitalfields Music Winter Festival opens on Sunday in London’s East End with a mix of Early music, classical Bach, jazz, Swing—and even opera for babies.

The new film, conceived by comedian Kojo, follows three friends as they set out on a spending spree, only to find out the gangster who owns the money is less than pleased.

Bridget Galton talks to Rudi Dharmalingam about playing a radicalised 16th Century fanatic in Mary Stuart at the Almeida

Comedian Harry Shearer and singer Judith Owen talk to Zoe Paskett about meeting through Spinal Tap, embracing a sing-a-long, Donald Trump and making Christmas great again

Clint Eastwood finds something unique in the true story of the pilot who landed a plane on the Hudson river

David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike star in the true story-telling of Seretse Kwama and his wife Ruth as they battle against apartheid

Pop Up Screens’ The Cinema in the Snow is bringing all of your favourites to Hackney Showroom

Zoe Paskett visits Panzo, Exmouth Market’s new pizza place that uses a special twice cooked rice dough

Unsigned singer Chelou from Camden Town entrances his Hackney audience with Jeff Buckley-esque vocals and mesmerising melodies

Singer and broadcaster Aled Jones talks to Zoe Paskett about dueting with his younger self and loving a traditional Christmas ahead of his festive Barbican show

Spy movie set between Moroccan city of Casablanca and Highgate gets a carpeting for its fake set and script

Christmas is coming and it’s panto time, oh yes it is. We round up Hackney and Islington’s best festive family entertainment

The roof top at the Queen of Hoxton is reinvented every season – and winter tends to be my favourite time of year.

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