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The town hall has been given £3.3million for restoration work at Springfield Park.

A Woodberry Down charity has clearly struck a chord with bank bosses after it was handed a £5,000 grant to fund music equipment for the disadvantaged kids it supports.

Campaigners hoping to stop the demolition of Victorian homes in their Finsbury Park street have come out fighting after plans were officially submitted by developers.

A cyclist is fighting for his life after two accidents involving bikes took place yesterday in Dalston - in the space of 250m.

A jeweller feared he would lose the sight in his eye when a gang of thugs raided his Dalston stall, attacking him with a mirror and punching him in the head.

Bet your bottom dollar on this home in Stoke Newington, now the bookies’ favourite to win RIBA’s prestigious Stirling Prize.

A hotel in Seven Sisters Road could be demolished to make way for flats if councillors give the go-ahead.

Plans have been submitted to create a public square off Shoreditch High Street as part of a major project known as Shoreditch Village.

All 143 of Hackney’s letting agents will today be urged by the town hall to scrap the eye-watering agency fees many charge tenants just for signing contracts.

Crime & Court

Thu, 17:06

A jeweller feared he would lose the sight in his eye when a gang of thugs raided his Dalston stall, attacking him with a mirror and punching him in the head.

Thu, 09:00

In an article entitled “Notorious Stamford Hill landlord fined for illegal ‘garage’ - with bell and ‘fake’ door”, we referred to the prosecution of Eurorose Properties Ltd for failing to comply with an enforcement notice and its subsequent guilty plea.

Wed, 17:03

Shoreditch police station could face the axe amid £400million cost-cutting plans for the Met.

Health

Thursday, July 6, 2017

A football-mad youngster who can’t walk unaided needs help if he is to achieve his dream of having a kickabout with his friends.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Zoe Paskett tries out an aerial circus hoop class - who hasn’t dreamed about flying? But who ever said flying was going to be easy? (Spoiler: it isn’t)

Friday, June 30, 2017

As usual, this month’s hot weather brought thousands of bearded baskers to the park, but neighbours say they have ruined it for everyone else.

Environment

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

The rainbow flag was raised over Hackney Town Hall for the first time ever yesterday to celebrate Pride.

Friday, June 30, 2017

As usual, this month’s hot weather brought thousands of bearded baskers to the park, but neighbours say they have ruined it for everyone else.

Friday, June 30, 2017

It was fun while it lasted but a Hackney parking space converted into a mini garden is set to be removed following a driver’s complaint.

Politics

Thu, 09:23

All 143 of Hackney’s letting agents will today be urged by the town hall to scrap the eye-watering agency fees many charge tenants just for signing contracts.

Wed, 17:03

Shoreditch police station could face the axe amid £400million cost-cutting plans for the Met.

Monday, June 26, 2017

Hackney North and Stoke Newington MP Diane Abbott was honoured at an “Abbott appreciation night” to commemorate her 30 years in Parliament.

Education

Tue, 18:28

Despite championing the efforts of teachers and parents in rallying against school funding cuts, Hackney’s boss of children’s services has called on the government to shed more light on its education funding policy.

Tue, 13:47

Youngsters paraded around the streets dressed in cavemen, ancient Egyptian and Viking costumes they had made themselves in their eighth annual school carnival.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Hackney’s Boxing Academy has been named “alternative provision school of the year” at the TES Schools Awards.

Heritage

Wed, 17:56

The Gazette finds out about the history tours John Baldock leads around Abney Park – and the characters buried in the Stoke Newington cemetery.

Wed, 17:03

Shoreditch police station could face the axe amid £400million cost-cutting plans for the Met.

Tue, 12:18

Neil Martinson was 19 when he designed and put up posters about the 1973 Chilean coup around Hackney. Forty-four years on, the only surviving copy is at the museum. Emma Bartholomew explains.

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