Martina Paukova’s first exhibition at The Book Club in Shoreditch depicts Girls going about their daily business away from the gaze of the outside world

Search engine optimisation (SEO), a process to make sure customers find your business online, is a key tool in a small business’s digital marketing arsenal.

I saw the article in the Gazette about Landmark Heights in connection with the decision to delay putting cladding on it as a result of the terrible tragedy at Grenfell Tower, writes Pat Turnbull, full address supplied.

A shop selling restored vintage furniture in Shoreditch might not sound like something that would save lives. But Restoration Station in the high street doesn’t just fix armchairs.

The Gazette hunts high and low each week to bring you news of the most interesting and unusual new businesses in Hackney. This week we speak to Gill Wildman who followed her own advice when it came to setting up her new business.

Panicking that she might have to start rationing vegetables, Zoe Paskett meets Shane Harrison, a New Zealand born restaurateur and expert in foraging for food

Every week, we take to the streets to find a start-up business right here in Hackney. This week, we spoke with a pair of techies who have raised £265,000 to finance a business they say will let people get broken technology fixed within hours, rather than days.

Co-writer Rob Crouch bounds onto the stage in a gorilla suit and bullies an audience member to be his barman for the evening

Chef Matt Young has opened a new Rök Smokehouse in Upper Street, in the wake of success in his east London branch.

An ex-Google marketing manager will be searching for a new advertising model after graffiting the streets of Shoreditch earned his company a “hefty bill”.

The murder of 17-year-old Marcel Addai shines a light on a bizarre world that sees gangs use professionally produced rap videos posted on YouTube to taunt each other – threats the judge said were “at the heart” of the attack.

A bunch of techies spent a solid 24-hours battling it out to come up with the best new system to help Hackney Community Law Centre continue giving free legal advice for those who cannot afford access to justice, in the wake of government cuts.

For the outsider looking in, the world of tech can seem like a pretty daunting place.


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

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