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Yesterday, 23:08

Twenty thousand people defied baking sunshine to race 13 miles around the borough in this morning’s Hackney Half.

Friday, May 18, 2018

Cocaine worth £10,000, £6,000 in cash and £2,000 worth of trainers have been seized from a home in Upper Clapton by the newly-formed violent crime taskforce.

Friday, May 18, 2018

Hackney’s transport boss has said there is “huge potential” to tackle safety issues for cyclists on the borough’s main roads.

Friday, May 18, 2018

Coroners have been told to give “proper respect” to religious beliefs in new burial policy. It follows the controversial case of north and east London coroner Mary Hassell.

Friday, May 18, 2018

As Meghan and Harry prepare to get hitched, Emma Bartholomew looks back at how Hackney celebrated his mum and dad’s royal nuptials, with street parties, majorettes – and an anti-monarchist festival in Clissold Park that was delicately called Funk The Wedding

Thursday, May 17, 2018

A “sadistic” predator has been jailed for life for killing barmaid Iuliana Tudos in Finsbury Park as she made her way home at Christmas.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Two friends have moved their record store north of the river and opened up in Hackney Central.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

A housing association that caters only for Orthodox Jews is being taken to the High Court for discrimination.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Of Cabbages and Kings is celebrating 10 years in business with a refurb and a party.

Sport

08:00

Middlesex captain Steven Finn paid tribute to the efforts of Paul Stirling following their Royal London One-Day Cup win over Kent.

Yesterday, 18:20

Paul Stirling equalled his highest score in the Royal London One-day Cup to set up a Middlesex victory as they overcame Kent by 70 runs at Radlett.

Friday, May 18, 2018

Bloody Lads CC came out on top against Clapton & Oval in their North East London League clash at a damp London Fields.

Friday, May 18, 2018

Tom Helm, Tom Barber and James Fuller took part in initiative to help raise funds for RNLI

Friday, May 18, 2018

Soccology by Kevin George is released later this month

Friday, May 18, 2018

The sun finally shone on the latest round of matches in the Victoria Park League.

Friday, May 18, 2018

Martin Ling confirmed talks are talking place with the attacker while he is optimism both Ruel Sotiriou and Sam Sargeant will stay at the club

Friday, May 18, 2018

Jack Wilshere has expressed frustration at his World Cup omission and declared that he should be in Gareth Southgate’s England squad.

Hidden Homeless Campaign

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Psychotic residents banging on doors in the middle of the night, drug dealing, prostitution and excrement in the corridor. Now a health watchdog has slammed dire conditions in Hackney homeless hostels. Emma Youle reports

Hackney Council has been forced to apologise to a single mum and offer her a payout after bungling her homeless application.

Homeless hostels are making huge demands on police resources in Hackney with thousands of call-outs for rowdy behaviour, violent assaults and missing people, the Gazette can reveal.

Entertainment

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Paper shoes give voices to domestic abuse victims at Hackney exhibition

Hollyoaks star Paul Danan and glamour model Lucy Pinder give good performances in this raucous satire of lad culture

With relatively few restaurants outside its home nation dedicated to the cuisine, Burmese food is a bit of a mystery to the average diner in the UK.

A Georgian lady’s slipper, a Lifeguard’s boot and a sheep’s shoe are among the historic footwear from the London College of Fashion on display at historic Hackney house

Five star review for a classy revival of Mike Bartlett’s play about warring couples who don’t communicate

Compelling one woman show set in the world of competitive swimming tackles body image self-loathing and self-empowerment

Some of the biggest acts in rock ‘n’ roll – Liam Gallagher, Queens of the Stone Age and Iggy Pop – are coming to Finsbury Park next month.

A community festival in Victoria Park will celebrate 100 years of votes for women.

Recorder virtuoso Lydia Gosnell will be coming home when her quartet play the Hackney Proms next month.

Blair-era school saga soars with tight ensemble work

Emma Bartholomew and her family visit Hot Stone in Chapel Market where you cook your main course on sizzling slabs of volcanic magma

“Perhaps only in Britain could one succeed in writing a thriller about the weather,” observed David Haig who both wrote and stars in this little-known true story about D-Day.

Homerton’s Toe Rag Studios is 20 this year. It’s best known for being the studio where The White Stripes recorded Grammy-award winning album Elephant. The Gazette dropped in for a chat with owner Liam Watston.

New play Boots follows two women’s effect on each other’s lives. Zoe Paskett talks to playwrights Jessica Butcher from Clapton and Sacha Voit from Camden and actor Illona Linthwaite

Emma Bartholomew and her family try the “bottomless roast” at the revamped, and renamed, Elephant’s Head

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To celebrate LGBT history month, Hackney resident Amanda talks about her journey to becoming a foster carer, with the council’s support and training.

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