Gwenton Sloley has come a long way since his days roaming the streets of Dalston with the Holly Street Boys gang. He now teaches Whitehall suits and cops how to talk to kids. He spoke to the Gazette in the wake of 13 fatal stabbings in three weeks across London.
Each week, the Gazette takes to the streets to unearth something being manufactured right here in Hackney. This week we find out about London Tradition which manufactures traditional British fashion garments like duffle coats at its factory in Hackney Wick.
A gang of six drug dealers supplying heroin and crack cocaine in a network operating between east London, Norwich and Cardiff have been convicted after a year-long undercover operation involving three police forces.