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15:50

A man has been charged with possession of an offensive weapon as murder police continue to investigate the stabbing of 20-year-old Kwasi Anim-Boadu on the Andover Estate.

14:58

Bosses as Lower Clapton’s Five Points Brewery are “over the moon” after smashing the £750,000 fundraising target to expand the business.

15:53

Jeremy Corbyn’s favourite restaurant has opened a branch in Stoke Newington Church Street.

10:19

A man is in hospital after being hit by a moped in Great Eastern Street yesterday evening.

Saturday, April 21, 2018

A murder investigation has been launched, after a 20-year-old man was stabbed to death in Finsbury Park.

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Football supporters will be appalled at sports minister Tracey Crouch MP’s refusal of West Bromwich Albion’s request for a trial of safe standing, writes Steven Powell, Highbury Station Road, Islington.

Friday, April 20, 2018

Police seized more than £2,500 worth of stolen goods from rogue market traders who had set up shop in Kingsland Road.

Friday, April 20, 2018

A 24-year old man is recovering in hospital after being stabbed in Hoxton yesterday afternoon.

Friday, April 20, 2018

Police are appealing for information after a 41-year-old woman was knifed in a lift in a block on flats on the Hackney and Islington border.

Sport

County Championship Division Two: Derbyshire (265 & 333-3 dec.) beat Middlesex (157 & 340) by 101 runs

17:00

Leyton Orient midfielder Charlie Lee revealed he enjoyed the challenge of battling back to full fitness after enduring a torrid season due to injury.

The Spurs manager kept faith with domestic cup goalkeeper Michel Vorm on Saturday, but surely he should have picked his strongest team?

15:02

Luis Enrique has moved into pole position as the bookies favourite to become the next Arsenal manager according to the latest prices from Betway.

14:00

A big step for Naomi Dattani, but a bigger one for women’s cricket.

12:39

David Dein has hailed Arsene Wenger and says he will have ‘no shortage of offers’ if he opts to continue in management once he leaves Arsenal at the end of this season.

The Red Devils manager reflected on Saturday’s triumph over Tottenham Hotspur and praised the quality of the match at the national stadium

10:00

A brand new and unique running event is coming to London next month.

09:00

Leyton Orient manager Justin Edinburgh was delighted to seal a third consecutive home victory with a 1-0 win against play-off chasing Wrexham.

Hidden Homeless Campaign

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

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.

This shocking picture shows a seriously ill man in distressing conditions in a Dalston hostel room.

The horror stories include cancer patients being forced to forgo treatment and terminally ill people being cared for by untrained hostel staff. As a landmark study reveals a health crisis in hostels, Hackney GP Dr Claire Davies talks to Emma Youle

Entertainment

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

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

United Chip is the trendiest - and tastiest - fish and chip shop I’ve ever been to.

London Marathon is fast approaching and you’ve been training for months. But, as with any big event, it’s just the beginning of your fitness journey. Islington personal trainer Nancy Best gives you some tips on staying motivated after the run

Hackney songwriter, producer and talent developer Darren Martyn has spent two thirds of his life in music. Now he is publishing a book to share his expertise and experience

Sharon D Clarke’s formidable Caroline inhabits a basement laundry that she compares to hell or being underwater. Trudging between washer and dryer, she wonders how she wound up so tired and downtrodden at 39

The story sees Turner Prize-winning YBA artist Simon Dykes wake up after a wild night of drugs, booze and sex to find himself and his girlfriend have become apes, running at the Arcola until April 21

Part parable, part social satire, Self’s deadpan novel, written in his famously convoluted style, explores the whimsical premise that apes are the dominant species with humans our endangered cousins.

The New York outfit’s sophomore record sets the ‘Beans on course for great things.

The team behind Victoria Park festival All Points East has announced a free community programme to take place between the two weekends of live music in May.

Radici is the perfect spot to while away the weekend hours finds Emma Bartholomew - especially with bottomless prosecco at £15.

A host of new acts have been announced to perform at All Points East in Victoria Park this summer.

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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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