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The Perseverance is a collection of 29 works authored by Hackney-born Antrobus, who is quickly becoming an influential figure in the world of poetry.

Drumming legend Jah Bunny tells Emma Bartholomew how meeting his idol as a teenager in Jamaica has stuck with him for the whole of his life. Now aged 69 his story is included in an upcoming Hackney Museum exhibition about how Black musicians have influenced the borough’s cultural scene

Roy Johnson, 60, was born in Trenchtown, Jamaica, but has lived in Manor House and worked for Islington Council for the past 30 years.

The experienced duo discussed who they think will win the 2018 World Cup recently

The former Jamaica international has played against Panama twice and knows they can be a tough opponent on their day

The 36-year-old was treated poorly during his first spell at the club, but returned and is now one of their key men

Raheem Sterling’s gun tattoo may have been met with understanding in the England ranks but manager Gareth Southgate has revealed the player felt the need to apologise to his team-mates after reporting late for the World Cup training camp.

One is the master of his trade and the other is looking to make his mark, but the Orient wingers have forged a close bond this season

Tracey Neville’s England won Commonwealth Games gold with a last-gasp win over world champions Australia which was reminiscent of her brothers’ Champions League win 19 years ago.

England’s women will have a shot at netball gold at the Commonwealth Games for the first time after a thrilling semi-final win over Jamaica on the Gold Coast.

England’s men and women sprinted to 4x100m relay golds at the Commonwealth Games in Australia.

England’s Dina Asher-Smith won bronze in the 200m at the Commonwealth Games in Australia, with former UEL student Bianca Williams in seventh place.

When you win a medal at the World Championships on your home track, you would think that would signal a successful summer – but not for Newham & Essex Beagles’ Rabah Yousif.

When it comes to netball, the Commonwealth Games really is the sport’s Olympics and former Barking Abbey Academy pupil Kadeen Corbin is going for gold.

Reggae pioneer and co-founder of Dalston’s legendary Four Aces Club Charlie Collins, aka Sir Collins, has died aged 81.

The O’s experienced winger came closest to opening the scoring on Saturday, but his free kick hit the crossbar

“Buffalo wings are nothing compared to this - even Jamaican people cry,” Federico, the manager at Rudie’s Boxpark warned us before we ate their spicy Boston chicken.

Experienced winger knows squad won’t underestimate National League South strugglers on Saturday

Tim Smith speaks to Emma Bartholomew about his father’s photos of the Caribbean – a window into a world that no longer exists, which he believes will stir up memories for migrants who moved to Hackney decades ago

Vegan Rastafarian chef and MC Spirit is a familiar face around Hackney thanks to his cooking classes and old shop in Broadway Market. Emma Bartholomew met him the day after his slot at Hackney Carnival

Jamaican has called time on his international career and is aiming to achieve success at Brisbane Road

Mitchell-Blake: We smashed it to pieces

Sprint relay squads produce stunning results

If anyone deserved a second chance at O’s it was McAnuff and he is ready to deliver on and off the pitch and I’d back him to do so!

Jobi returns to Orient

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Experienced winger departs Stevenage and moves to Brisbane Road on a free transfer

The swallows are arriving, writes Will McCallum, Newington Green.

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.

Tanisha Reynolds runs the Wayside Community Centre in Lower Clapton Road. She tells The Gazette about having an ‘old soul’

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