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A weekend of pumpkin carving will kick-off a lantern show and a festival of light at the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden.

The gay and transgender community have won Tower Hamlets Council’s green light for a new venue on the site of the Joiners’ Arms that was shut down in 2015.

The man leading a campaign to protect Finsbury Park from a growing number of music festivals and events says he got his passion from his father – Michael Palin.

Legal action by campaigners trying to stop Wireless Festival in Finsbury Park could end up restricting events across the whole of London.

Tickets are on sale for the Hackney Fireworks display, which will bring a riot of colour and music to Clissold Park on November 4.

A Mare Street volunteer will sell “zero emissions” olive oil to Hackney – once it arrives on a sailing boat from Portugal.

More than 100 boaters, cyclists, rowers and anglers formed a human chain along the Lee Navigation on Sunday to show solidarity after a spate of violent muggings there over the summer.

The odds of a white Christmas in Haggerston Park have been slashed after Winterville withdrew its planning bid to run the annual Christmas festival there.

Homeowners in London Fields have been waking to the sweet smell of onions being cooked on an industrial scale by their burger chain neighbours.

People will be encouraged to think about how their choices impact the world around them at a “sustainability day” to encourage a more energy-efficient lifestyle.

De Beauvoir and William Patten schools are earmarked for an audit of the air quality at 50 primary schools in London’s worst polluted areas.

Winterville’s bid to hold its annual Christmas festival in Haggerston Park has been met with fury, with objectors complaining about 31 days of ‘booze, loud music and daily crowds of up to 20,000’.

Hackney Council is launching a consultation today on three schemes they say will make it easier and safer to walk and cycle around Shoreditch.

An affordable bike-sharing platform has been rolled out in Hackney with the backing of the town hall.

A cyclist is warning others about bike thieves cutting through “secure” hangars after his £900 ride was nicked from outside his home.

Hackney City Farm is seeking people interested in design, construction and energy use to help create a sculpture promoting renewable power.

Hackney Council is introducing a charge of £15 to collect bulky waste items, “because of government cuts”.

Youngsters are helping transform a derelict scrap of ground underneath the road bridge at Mabley Green, known as the undercroft, through a community art project.

A bizarre row has erupted over whose job it is to clean the filthy old public toilets outside Sainsbury’s in Stamford Hill.

A green campaigner who transforms parking bays into mini-gardens seems to have won over town hall chiefs following a lengthy stand-off.

An Islington takeaway was left with a bill of almost £3,000 after staff twice crossed the street and dumped rubbish over the border in Hackney.

Sweeping plans to convert the upper deck of Boxpark into one big boozer have not gone down well with neighbours.

Abney Park Chapel has reopened to the public after a huge renovation project restored the 19th century Gothic mortuary to its former glory.

Sadiq Khan enjoyed a spot of pond-dipping in the sun at Woodberry Wetlands this morning as he launched his plans to make London the world’s first “national park city”.

Families who were moved off their estate for eight years while it was rebuilt returned to find almost all the parking spaces had been sold off to private owners – who aren’t even meant to have cars.

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