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A child abuse survivor who brought his attackers to justice after 48 years is finally able to talk about the ordeal that destroyed his life.

11:43

Hackney Half Marathon takes place on April 30, and the Gazette has two pairs of free tickets to give away.

A man allegedly grabbed a meat cleaver from a shop before chasing another man through Ridley Road Market.

Police officers at Stoke Newington station held a minute’s silence yesterday to mark seven days since the Westminster Bridge terror attack, which left four dead.

Yesterday, 17:20

Politicians, businesses and neighbours met on the fringe of Finsbury Park on Saturday for a five-hour discussion about the area’s redevelopment. The Gazette was there for all of it.

Yesterday, 16:03

A primary school expansion in Manor House has been scrapped by Hackney Council after £317,000 worth of work – because there aren’t enough kids to fill it.

Yesterday, 15:32

Rev Paul Turp will retire next year after three decades’ service at St Leonard’s Church in Shoreditch. He tells Emma Bartholomew his story

Yesterday, 13:05

The Overground line between Camden Road and Stratford will be shut for the whole of the Easter weekend so a new subway can be installed at Hackney Wick station.

Yesterday, 11:47

Ten people were arrested in dawn drug raids across Hackney and Tower Hamlets today.

Sport

Club confirm Danny Webb and goalkeeper coach Martin Brennan have left with immediate effect

33-year-old had fostered a strong team spirit and got the fans backing the players, but has decided enough is enough

Yesterday, 14:30

International looks ahead to rest of the season and insists focus is on the Gunners and nothing else

Yesterday, 14:00

One of O’s main problems has been the number of terrible signings this season, which has left the club on the verge of relegation.

Yesterday, 11:00

Steven Alzate, Myles Judd and Josh Koroma please manager and keep him optimistic ahead of next season

Yesterday, 10:30

All-action midfielder Josie Green says Spurs Ladies’ belief system remains as strong as ever after a spirited comeback saw the squad to three vital points against Crystal Palace.

Yesterday, 09:04

Old Streetonians Rugby Club celebrated their 25th anniversary with a club lunch – before smashing UCSOB 60-17 to keep their Herts Middlesex One title hopes very much alive.

Tue, 16:00

George Sessions provides player ratings following the 3-0 loss away to Crawley Town in League Two on Saturday

Hidden Homeless Campaign

Friday, March 24, 2017

Hackney Council wants to splash out £36million on a 148-room hostel in Seven Sisters Road so it can stop housing homeless people outside the borough.

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.

Entertainment

BRIDGET GALTON talks to director Cressida Carré about women taking on the male elite in her all female production of Posh, coming to the Pleasance Theatre

Dirty Bones Shoreditch is evidently a hit with the young millennial crowd - the place was rammed with parties of the young 20-somethings when we went for Sunday brunch. But as my three children testified, it can also be a big hit for families too.

It was a dilapidated house in Baalbec Road, Highbury Fields that inspired Sally Emerson’s novel Fire Child

Lourdes Faberes plays Tamburlaine while five actors (one man and four women, all of British-Asian descent) tackle multiple roles in a stylish venture with a minimal set

Featuring top fiddlers from Steeleye Span, Fairport Convention and Show of Hands, the folk rock outfit that has been likened to a group of geography teachers takes to the Chapel stage

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

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Hackney Half Marathon takes place on April 30, and the Gazette has two pairs of free tickets to give away.