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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.

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

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.

Urgent repairs to London Fields Lido will start in a fortnight - and could see the pool shut for months.

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

An elderly couple who abused children in Stoke Newington over three decades have been brought to justice – 48 years on.

There is competition in the air at the Gazette offices as staff vie for the premier position in the Hackney Half Marathon.

The Gazette hunts high and low each week to bring you news of the most interesting and unusual new businesses in Hackney. This week we speak to Gill Wildman who followed her own advice when it came to setting up her new business.

Pupils from Tayyibah Girls School created ‘This is your Life’ style autobiographies for elderly patients at St Joseph’s Hospice in an inter-generational project.

Crime & Court

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

Yesterday, 17:35

An elderly couple who abused children in Stoke Newington over three decades have been brought to justice – 48 years on.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

A dad accused of murdering his one-year-old boy and trying to kill his twin sister at their Finsbury Park home appeared at the Old Bailey today.

Health

Friday, March 17, 2017

A proposal to scrap Hackney’s out-of-hours GP service in favour of the 111 phone line could increase pressure on Homerton’s A&E department, critics have warned.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

A newlywed plunged to her death from the third-floor balcony of her home only hours after doctors considered it safe for her to leave the Homerton Hospital.

Environment

Monday, March 6, 2017

Dalston’s much-loved Eastern Curve Garden could be turned into a thoroughfare as part of Hackney Council’s vision for a new “Dalston Quarter”.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Hundreds of sweaty people in vests could clash with hundreds of other sweaty people in vests when the Hackney Half marathon and a rave festival take place on the same day.

Politics

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.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Artist Dale Grimshaw talks to Zoe Paskett about his exhibition raising awareness for the situation in West Papua

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Parents at two Hackney primary schools will be fined for dropping off their children by car.

Education

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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, 07:40

Pupils from Tayyibah Girls School created ‘This is your Life’ style autobiographies for elderly patients at St Joseph’s Hospice in an inter-generational project.

Mon, 11:59

Two budding Elizabethan ‘Bards’ have won the poetry competition for the visitor centre opening at The Stage development in Shoreditch where the foundations of Shakespeare’s Curtain Theatre were discovered in 2008.

Heritage

Friday, March 24, 2017

Meet the raggedy band of volunteers who spend their spare time keeping hotshot developers in line. The Gazette caught up with members of Hackney’s Conservation Area Advisory Committees to find out what they do.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Andrew Holligan captured life in Dalston three decades ago on a 1950s camera. He shares his snaps – and explains how the project came about.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Every week the Gazette will delve into its archives to see what was happening in Hackney 30 and 60 years ago.

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