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Hackney publishing veteran Margaret Busby tells Emma Bartholomew about resurrecting the works of her father’s childhood friend CLR James

Work is underway on a £25 million scheme for east London’s new Hackney Wick Overground station complex with major improvements in the surrounding streets.

The future of Shoreditch’s iconic music venue Village Underground has been secured for the next 15 years after Hackney Council rejected plans to redevelop the site.

A man was left fighting for his life after he was stabbed in Dalston in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Each week, the Gazette takes to the streets to unearth something being manufactured right here in Hackney. This week we spoke to two friends who are keeping knitting and sewing cool.

Each week, the Gazette takes to the streets to unearth something being manufactured right here in Hackney. This week we speak to Jack Cartwright from Our London, which blends and hand bottles vodka at a micro-distillery in the railway arches underneath Hackney Downs station.

Traditional cars will be banned from parking and loading in parts of Shoreditch in the hope of cleaning up its filthy air.

Banners bearing messages of “solidarity and common humanity” that were made at Mare Street’s Five Points brewery warehouse have been dropped from all 10 major bridges across the Thames to mark Donald Trump’s inauguration.

Detectives investigating an alleged rape in Victoria Park last Friday have arrested and charged a man.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 08:55

A man was left fighting for his life after he was stabbed in Dalston in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Friday, January 20, 2017

Detectives investigating an alleged rape in Victoria Park last Friday have arrested and charged a man.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

A “violent” robber beat his victim about the face, before embarking on a spending spree at a Westfield betting shop with his bank cards “without a care in the world”.

Health

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The world’s first vegan “chicken shop” has hatched in Morning Lane, and it’s taking the country by storm.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Pots, pans, screwdrivers, sugar: these are just some of the things that Landa George’s mother has wrongly accused neighbours, friends, and family of stealing over the last twenty years.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

A woman who had suffered a potentially fatal stroke was told to go and see her GP the following day instead of being sent an ambulance to rush her to hospital – because her symptoms did not match the tick-list used by their call handlers.

Environment

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.

Monday, January 9, 2017

A children’s football club is hoping for a big win as it looks to secure a disused pump house in Clissold Park as a storage unit.

Thursday, January 5, 2017

A family of swans have had to be rescued from the River Lea in east London after getting covered in cooking oil—but a cygnet was seen dead in the water close by.

Politics

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Campaigners delivered pictures of Paddington bear to councillors in Hackney, calling on them to “speed up” the process of housing a promised seven Syrian refugee families here.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

An apology has been issued by Hackney Council after leaseholders at a block of flats were billed almost nine times the normal amount for their communal electricity due to a faulty meter.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

In the second half of our interview with Diane Abbott, the Hackney North and Stoke Newington MP tells Jamie Johnson about the borough’s housing market, how she handles web trolls, and whether she’d ever do reality TV.

Education

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

A pair of entrepreneurs are opening an American football club to help combat childhood obesity in Hackney.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

A mum is baffled as to why her daughter was sent home for wearing “inappropriate uniform” – because the girl’s headteacher won’t say what was inappropriate about it.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Parents and schools have been hard at work preparing for this year’s round of nativity plays.

Heritage

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Emma Bartholomew looks back at the history of Britannia Leisure Centre, which is at risk of demolition if council plans come to fruition

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

You’ve probably walked past these buildings – and ignored them – dozens of times. But photographer Simon Phipps feels it’s time we started to celebrate the post-war brutalist architecture that is all over the capital.

Thursday, January 5, 2017

The Rio is launching a campaign this year to restore the Art Deco picture palace to its former glory. Emma Bartholomew looks back at its past century.

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