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Gillett Square in Dalston hosted an annual skateboarding festival at the weekend, raising £1,750 for a charity that aims to bring boarding to Palestine’s youth.

As students picked up A-level results at BSix College, one former pupil was on hand to inspire those that weren’t in a celebratory mood.

Homeless and vulnerable people will be offered health checks at a festival in Finsbury Park next month.

The revamped Savoy Cinema in Stoke Newington will reopen next month as Earth – and a host of new shows have also been announced.

A left-turn ban from Mare Street into Richmond Road has resulted in 13,819 tickets being dished out in just two months, the Gazette can reveal.

A former police office and Stoke Newington RAF cadet is now serving his country in another way – after his call handling start-up app was given permission to be contracted by the government.

Health chiefs in Hackney will hold their AGM next month explaining future plans for services in the borough.

Craft beer boozer The Pembury Tavern has closed its doors for a month while its new owners Five Points Brewery carry out major renovation work.

Crime & Court

Friday, August 17, 2018

Two suspected phone snatchers have been arrested following a police chase through east and south London which ended when their moped crashed with a van.

Friday, August 17, 2018

A businessman was left seething after the front wheel of his bike was stolen from outside his office in London Fields.

Health

Mon, 11:01

Health chiefs in Hackney will hold their AGM next month explaining future plans for services in the borough.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Homerton Hospital’s maternity service has been rated “Good” by health inspectors – after years in the spotlight due to a string of deaths.

Monday, August 6, 2018

Well-wishers have raised more than £20,000 to support the “extraordinary” Sarah Doone, who lost a leg after being run over by a cement truck on the Old Street roundabout on July 25.

Environment

Friday, August 3, 2018

It’s official – Hackney now has a whopping 29 of the UK’s best parks you can visit during this summer’s heatwave.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

A group of nature enthusiasts are hoping to raise £10,000 to transform the Regent’s Canal into a “living waterway” to entice in voles and otters from the Lea Valley.

Monday, July 30, 2018

A delighted campaigner who came up with the idea to turn parking bays into mini-parks has praised “radical” Hackney Council for rolling out her scheme.

Politics

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Hackney is the first council to officially oppose the criminalisation of Windrush familes, celebrate Windrush Day and call for a public enquiry into the scandal.

Thursday, July 26, 2018

A troubled young man found dead in his Upper Clapton flat should have been saved, says a neighbour who made 200 calls in a year about his problem behaviour.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

The bitter row over Hackney’s hugely unpopular new licensing policy is still raging a week on – with neither side showing any sign of calling it a night.

Education

Friday, August 17, 2018

Hackney’s New City College students have secured places at “world-renowned” universities after A-level results day.

Friday, August 17, 2018

“Be the best you can” is the Skinners’ Academy motto – and the school’s headteacher believes this has been personified by the number of sixth form students who exceeded their expectations in their A-level results.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

The Urswick School staff and students celebrated a 100per cent pass rate on A-levels results day this morning.

Heritage

Thursday, August 16, 2018

The V&A will move its collection and research centre into a “world class” new facility at the Olympic Park.

Monday, August 13, 2018

Police demanded to speak to everyone who attended a dance at Wenlock Manor in Cropley Street, Hoxton, where 18-year-old Dalston man Alan Compton was stabbed to death.

Monday, August 13, 2018

A commuter who was arrested for trying to prevent a potential Tube tragedy walked free from court and vowed to sue the police who put him in the cells.

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