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A decision to prune back and eventually cut down two 250-year-old trees in Clissold Park has angered environmentalists.

A 92-year-old woman is fighting for her life after being hit by a car in Stoke Newington Church Street early this morning.

When Auro Foxcroft first walked into forgotten Art Deco gem the Savoy Cinema two years ago it was covered in pigeon poo, cobwebs and piles of junk.

Environment chiefs are struggling to contain a crude oil spillage that has been spreading down the River Lea through Hackney since Sunday.

Claude Umuhire leads running sessions for disadvantaged young people on Well Street Common. Having once been homeless, he knows all too well the difference running can make to a young life. The Gazette went along to find out more (and get in some training for the Hackney Half).

A string of road closures will hit Brooksby’s Walk and Chatsworth Road in Homerton for five months while aging gas mains are ripped out.

Five years after the unsolved murder of Joseph Burke-Monerville, a friend of his grieving family has insisted: “Someone knows who these people are.”

The project to transform Stoke Newington’s derelict ABC Cinema into a new venue known as the Hackney Arts Centre has received £1.9million in funding.

Former custard expert Christian Campbell tells The Gazette about his unusual journey from food scientist to manager of the UK’s most ‘beard friendly’ pub in Mare Street: the Cock Tavern

Crime & Court

Wed, 14:18

Two “brazen” crooks who stole more than £90,000 of designer bags and jewellery in one single day have been jailed.

Tue, 18:12

Hackney gang cop Det Insp Paul Ridley tells the Gazette why he thinks stop and search works, as figures reveal one weapon is seized on the borough’s streets every day.

Tue, 14:44

Sentencing of a “dangerous” addict who dragged a 92-year-old woman along the pavement during a robbery has been delayed for a sixth time – because one judge didn’t want to “go behind the back” of another.

Health

Thu, 16:00

Claude Umuhire leads running sessions for disadvantaged young people on Well Street Common. Having once been homeless, he knows all too well the difference running can make to a young life. The Gazette went along to find out more (and get in some training for the Hackney Half).

Friday, February 9, 2018

Two-thirds of patients to use an innovative “A&E at home” service have avoided a hospital trip, figures from the first few months of operation reveal.

Friday, January 26, 2018

Some 1,300 people in Hackney are living with dementia, and councillors have vowed to work on making the borough a better place for them.

Environment

15:00

A decision to prune back and eventually cut down two 250-year-old trees in Clissold Park has angered environmentalists.

Yesterday, 13:08

Environment chiefs are struggling to contain a crude oil spillage that has been spreading down the River Lea through Hackney since Sunday.

Mon, 14:33

Old Street roundabout could soon be the site of the UK’s second tallest building – or a copy of Stonehenge.

Politics

Mon, 09:23

Police in Hackney will merge with their counterparts in Tower Hamlets later this year as part of a desperate effort to cut £325million from the running costs of the cash-strapped Met.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Diane Abbott made history as the first black female MP to hold a seat in the House of Commons. As the Gazette marks 100 years since the Representation of the People Act, the MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington talks to the Gazette about her election in 1987 and the challenges women still face

Friday, January 26, 2018

Cleaners at six Hackney schools have called off a strike next week after an agreement was reached that will see them paid the London living wage.

Education

Friday, February 9, 2018

A project to raise awareness about harmful practices such as female genital mutilation is being piloted at Hackney Community College.

Friday, February 9, 2018

Teaching prodigy Sarah Bailey OBE tells The Gazette about her journey from ‘sleepy Sussex’ to running Queensbridge Primary School in Hackney

Friday, February 9, 2018

Giving a voice to young people growing up in Hackney Wick is a key aim of a council-backed project launched yesterday (Thursday).

Heritage

Yesterday, 17:57

When Auro Foxcroft first walked into forgotten Art Deco gem the Savoy Cinema two years ago it was covered in pigeon poo, cobwebs and piles of junk.

Thu, 11:30

The project to transform Stoke Newington’s derelict ABC Cinema into a new venue known as the Hackney Arts Centre has received £1.9million in funding.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Women in Hackney were shaping public opinion way before their rights were recognised in Parliament. The Gazette finds out about the remarkable journalist Olive Malvery who went undercover to expose appalling conditions of workers at the turn of the 20th century.

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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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