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Yesterday, 17:34

London Fields Lido is still unlikely to reopen for “several weeks”, the council has admitted.

Staff and guests at Amazon’s trendy London HQ in Shoreditch could soon be treated to the “occasional Champagne breakfast” if a booze licence is granted by Hackney Council.

Many of Hackney’s 3,000 families stuck in temporary accommodation have no real prospect of getting an affordable home in the borough, according to a council chief.

DJs and clubbers are fighting to keep Old Street’s Magic Roundabout open after its licence expires at the end of the year.

A Hackney woman who was drugged and raped has raised more than £22,000 to fund a private prosecution after the CPS dropped her case over a lack of evidence.

Tesco in Kingsland High Street could be demolished and replaced with a six-storey high-end boutique hotel.

Crimes are going unreported because victims and witnesses know police don’t have the resources to investigate them, a community campaigner has claimed.

Victims still dealing with physical and emotional scars after Arthur Collins threw acid on them have called for him to be jailed for life.

A reading programme for parents and their kids run by a housing association has been nominated for a top award.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 10:08

A Hackney woman who was drugged and raped has raised more than £22,000 to fund a private prosecution after the CPS dropped her case over a lack of evidence.

Thu, 15:15

Crimes are going unreported because victims and witnesses know police don’t have the resources to investigate them, a community campaigner has claimed.

Thu, 09:51

Victims still dealing with physical and emotional scars after Arthur Collins threw acid on them have called for him to be jailed for life.

Health

Yesterday, 17:34

London Fields Lido is still unlikely to reopen for “several weeks”, the council has admitted.

Monday, November 6, 2017

A guide explaining how cinemas and theatres can hold special screenings for those affected by dementia has been launched at the Hackney Picturehouse.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

A popular Columbia Road man lost six stone in three months – and is so much fitter he’s even been able to ditch the electric scooter he used to need.

Environment

Yesterday, 17:34

London Fields Lido is still unlikely to reopen for “several weeks”, the council has admitted.

Yesterday, 11:28

DJs and clubbers are fighting to keep Old Street’s Magic Roundabout open after its licence expires at the end of the year.

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.

Politics

Wed, 13:07

The Mayor of London issued a rallying call to young people across the capital today as he launched a new anti-knife campaign saying: ‘Don’t carry a knife, we need you alive’.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

A man tasked with safeguarding children at Hackney Council sent the new address of a domestic abuse survivor to the mother of the monster who tried to burn down her home - putting her and her children’s lives at risk.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Hackney Council must stop publishing its free fortnightly newspaper Hackney Today within two weeks or face court action, the government has warned for the fifth time in nearly four years.

Education

Thu, 09:22

A reading programme for parents and their kids run by a housing association has been nominated for a top award.

Mon, 19:01

Students at Nightingale Primary School are the bee’s knees after scooping a top prize at a national honey show.

Friday, November 10, 2017

MOBO nominated artist Not3s went back to the school where he took music lessons as a teenager for a secret gig.

Heritage

Friday, November 10, 2017

To mark what would have been her 100th birthday, the son of Betty Layward tells Emma Bartholomew how proud the veteran governor she would have been to have a school named after her.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

It’s exactly 100 years since one Hackney teenager was killed in the battle of Beersheba. Emma Bartholomew speaks to his nephew ahead of Remembrance Day, remembering those who fought and gave their lives

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

A new exhibition at an art shop in Kingsland Road will celebrate the craft of glassmaking that began on the same spot more than a century ago – and continued until the turn of the millennium. The Gazette speaks to a pair of glass makers who once worked in the studio about why it was so special.

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