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13:42

Drug dealers arrested in dawn raids at a Stoke Newington estate have been jailed for a total of 22 years.

An old people’s home opened in Hackney Wick where one of the new residents told the Gazette: “We have never known comfort like it”.

Hackney’s biggest brewery has launched a new beer for its core range - the first new arrival in two years.

A 10-month-old Upper Clapton boy stuck in unsuitable temporary accommodation has the UK’s only known case of a new mitochondrial disease – and his family are desperate to track down other affected people.

Two advice lines are launching at the Crib – one set up by an ex-gang member to assure violent crime witnesses they aren’t “snitches”, and another for the bereaved by a mother whose son was murdered. Emma Bartholomew finds out more

Three men were gunned down in what police feared could be a copycat shooting, inspired by a brutal gang warfare film which MPs had tried to ban.

Optician director Jayesh Maru has seen his way to the ancient mountain-top Inca capital of Machu Picchu and has found his way back to east London.

Phil Glanville will be put under the spotlight at Hackney Mayor’s Question Time later this month.

Hundreds of parents have signed a petition calling on the Mayor of Hackney to support their primary school caretaker, who has been sacked after 16 years’ service.

Crime & Court

13:42

Drug dealers arrested in dawn raids at a Stoke Newington estate have been jailed for a total of 22 years.

Two advice lines are launching at the Crib – one set up by an ex-gang member to assure violent crime witnesses they aren’t “snitches”, and another for the bereaved by a mother whose son was murdered. Emma Bartholomew finds out more

Mon, 10:29

A police officer was attacked while trying to break up a fight in Shoreditch in the early hours of Saturday.

Health

10:50

A 10-month-old Upper Clapton boy stuck in unsuitable temporary accommodation has the UK’s only known case of a new mitochondrial disease – and his family are desperate to track down other affected people.

Mon, 11:58

Doctors are laying on extra immunisation clinics for children after measles returned to Hackney for the first time in years.

Mon, 11:12

When GPs across Hackney were asked to formally join forces in 2014 so they could better work together, no one expected them all to say yes.

Environment

Friday, November 9, 2018

Placard-bearing protesters gathered on the steps of Hackney Town Hall as the £384million Britannia Leisure Centre redevelopment project was waved through by planners.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

New powers could be introduced to protect Hackney Wick Woodland from the damage and noise inflicted by large-scale, illegal all-night raves.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

More than 4,000 pumpkin carvers and their families queued around the block to get sight of their lanterns lit up together for the annual festival of light at the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden.

Politics

Friday, November 9, 2018

The town hall has commissioned an independent investigation into unions’ claims there is a culture of “bullying, harassment and racism” within its workforce, insisting it has a “zero-tolerance” approach.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Spoof billboards declaring Brexit to be a collaboration between Russia and the UK have cropped up in Stoke Newington and Bethnal Green.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Unions say there is a “culture of bullying, harassment and racism” at Hackney Council and one has threatened possible strike action unless there is a full independent investigation.

Education

Yesterday, 11:14

Hundreds of parents have signed a petition calling on the Mayor of Hackney to support their primary school caretaker, who has been sacked after 16 years’ service.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Families of children with special educational needs and disabilities are fighting a High Court battle against Hackney Council funding cuts.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Young people gathered with the employers who had given them a chance to gain meaningful, paid work experience at a celebration to mark the success of Hackney 100.

Heritage

An old people’s home opened in Hackney Wick where one of the new residents told the Gazette: “We have never known comfort like it”.

Yesterday, 18:43

Three men were gunned down in what police feared could be a copycat shooting, inspired by a brutal gang warfare film which MPs had tried to ban.

Yesterday, 18:00

Optician director Jayesh Maru has seen his way to the ancient mountain-top Inca capital of Machu Picchu and has found his way back to east London.

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