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Ignoring demands to tear down an illegal roof extension has earned a Stoke Newington landlord a £40,000 court fine – and its director an arrest warrant.

An acoustic jam session that helps youngsters get their media training is returning for a new run.

Every week, we take to the streets to unearth something being manufactured or produced right here in Hackney. This week, we hear about two cereal-making sisters who have been bowled over by their own success.

A drug dealing teenager who posted a loaded gun through a letterbox while trying to get away from police has been sentenced to seven years in a young offenders institute.

Robert De Niro’s five-star hotel chain has angered neighbours at its new Shoreditch spot with plans to open its doors to the public for late-night entertainment.

People expecting to grill NHS chiefs over “secretive” plans to carve up Hackney’s healthcare were furious to discover they could only question one manager for five minutes – because she had to leave early.

A 20-year-old man has been charged with the murder of Lauric Lebato from Manor House.

Police are urging people to call 999 immediately if they spot a man who gave minders the slip while on leave from a secure mental health unit in Manor House.

The Gazette speaks to filmmaker Derek Smith, whose chance discovery of a photo has led to the creation of a whole museum exhibition about the estate where he lives

Crime & Court

Friday, February 17, 2017

A drug dealing teenager who posted a loaded gun through a letterbox while trying to get away from police has been sentenced to seven years in a young offenders institute.

Friday, February 17, 2017

A 20-year-old man has been charged with the murder of Lauric Lebato from Manor House.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Police are urging people to call 999 immediately if they spot a man who gave minders the slip while on leave from a secure mental health unit in Manor House.

Health

Friday, February 17, 2017

People expecting to grill NHS chiefs over “secretive” plans to carve up Hackney’s healthcare were furious to discover they could only question one manager for five minutes – because she had to leave early.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Health inspectors have given a GP surgery six months to ensure patients are “safe from harm”, after finding the batteries on its defibrillator had run out of power and emergency medicines were out of stock.

Monday, February 13, 2017

Ex-England ace Sol Campbell dropped into a Stamford Hill community centre to serve up news of an award nod for its tennis programme.

Environment

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Neighbours opposing an alcohol licence for a new wine bar in Shoreditch say the area is already like the “Wild West”.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Campaigners have dismissed Hackney Council’s plan to cut its controversial £42million investment in fossil fuels as “not moving fast or far enough”.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Hackney Council is being forced to paint emergency double yellow lines following parking zone chaos that saw an ambulance unable to get down Chatsworth Road.

Politics

Monday, February 13, 2017

Council tax is set to rise by 3 per cent in Hackney as the town hall looks to make cuts of £13.8million.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

A Dalston activist duped into a relationship with a police spy is devastated that key documents which could have helped her come to terms with her ordeal may have been destroyed by Scotland Yard.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Pressure is mounting on Diane Abbott to follow the will of her constituents this evening and vote against Brexit – defying a three-line whip from the Labour Party.

Education

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Primary school children have travelled twice around the world, or 50,000 miles, by running or walking as part of a health initiative from Hackney Council.

Monday, February 13, 2017

Children from Grasmere Primary School have been doing their bit to raise awareness of homelessness across Hackney.

Monday, February 13, 2017

Ex-England ace Sol Campbell dropped into a Stamford Hill community centre to serve up news of an award nod for its tennis programme.

Heritage

Thursday, February 16, 2017

The Gazette speaks to filmmaker Derek Smith, whose chance discovery of a photo has led to the creation of a whole museum exhibition about the estate where he lives

Thursday, February 16, 2017

The Gazette discovers the history of the Hackney associations that were infiltrated by police during the late 1990s.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Campaigners have won their battle to stop Sainsbury’s opening a Local store in the old Highbury Vale police station.

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