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Monday, November 12, 2018

A new event set-up to showcase independent designers working in fashion, interiors and print is coming to Stokey this weekend.

A crop of renowned photographers have donated prints to the Photo Kindness Project – an event also featuring comedy and live music which will raise funds for the Childhood First charity.

If you’ve been toying with the idea of going vegan, you’re certainly in the right place for it.

If you are an unpaid carer in Hackney over the age of 25, who would like to get back into work, then Working for Carers can provide the practical assistance and support you need.

Middle-eastern vegan pop-up What the Fattoush? is at Kingsland Road’s Pamela bar until the new year.

The decorated photographer Derek Ridgers presents his latest book alongside a pop-up in east London next week

‘Fostering has been really positive for me, I have no regrets whatsoever.’

The festival, arranged by Hoxton Mini Press, will see a range of celebrated photographers give talks at D&AD between August 17 and 19.

A selection of actors, singers, dancers and musicians have joined up to produce Legacy, which will run at Hackney Empire on Friday, August 10.

Beautiful Allotment bring sustainable cocktails and BBQ food to a leafy new open-air hangout

Kelly McLean wants to reveal a different side to her dad in her debut book after learning more about her own mental health

The plant-based pop-up offers tatsy sharing plates and carefully-crafted cocktails.

Fostering Network’s annual awareness campaign, Foster Care Fortnight, started on Monday May 14, with a focus on how fostering can transform lives. Hackney foster carer Hajra, gives a fitting account of her experience as a foster carer for Hackney Council and why she thinks others should do it to.

Matt Smith is training the Gazette running team for Sunday’s Hackney Half. He has been giving readers regular fitness tips to help in their own preparation or just inspire them to get off the sofa. Here are some last little pre-race tips to have you in the best possible shape on the day.

With relatively few restaurants outside its home nation dedicated to the cuisine, Burmese food is a bit of a mystery to the average diner in the UK.

Matt Smith is training the Gazette running team for the Hackney Half. He will be giving readers regular fitness tips to help in their own preparation or just inspire them to get off the sofa. This week, what to eat – and when.

Matt Smith is training the Gazette running team for the Hackney Half. He will be giving readers regular fitness tips to help in their own preparation or just inspire them to get off the sofa. This week it’s all about mixing things up.

London Marathon is fast approaching and you’ve been training for months. But, as with any big event, it’s just the beginning of your fitness journey. Islington personal trainer Nancy Best gives you some tips on staying motivated after the run

Matt Smith is training the Gazette running team for the Hackney Half. He will be giving readers regular fitness tips to help in their own preparation or just inspire them to get off the sofa. This week, he tackles the phenomenon of over-training.

To celebrate LGBT history month, Hackney resident Amanda talks about her journey to becoming a foster carer, with the council’s support and training.

Diane Abbott made history as the first black female MP to hold a seat in the House of Commons. As the Gazette marks 100 years since the Representation of the People Act, the MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington talks to the Gazette about her election in 1987 and the challenges women still face

At 450 miles, the Nordlandsbanen is the longest train ride in Norway, and the only one in the world to cross the Arctic Circle. Sara Odeen-Isbister jumps on-board and discovers northern Norway’s spectacular landscape and charming towns along the way

Better late than never. The London Fields Lido reopens tomorrow – more than six months after it was meant to.

When I lived in Walthamstow, I cycled over the River Lea at the bottom of Spring Hill every day.

Puddles. That’s all that snow in Hackney is – future puddles and damp feet. Not that I didn’t wake up on Sunday morning and rush to the window to gape at the transformed world outside, writes Will McCallum, Newington Green.

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