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Shedding further light on illegal schools remains a chief priority for Hackney Council in the face of criticism from the Jewish community.

Hackney Council is next month due to receive results of a second investigation into what caused tiles to crumble and fall off at London Fields Lido.

Clubbers and campaigners are preparing for another dance-off with Hackney Council over plans to bring in a midnight curfew for all new venues and clamp down further on openings in Shoreditch.

Scores of NIMBY objectors have lodged complaints about plans to flatten 10 dilapidated garages and build 11 new homes – including five council houses.

“Completely inadequate” government legislation on illegal faith schools is stopping the council taking action to safeguard kids, the town hall has said.

Hackney schools face four days of filth as cleaners have announced a walk out over pay cuts.

A community safety stalwart who helped bring about change in kerb crawling laws has backed Hackney Council’s campaign calling for better police funding.

A disastrous project to redevelop shops in Stoke Newington Church Street could soon be over – as could the mystery of the human remains found on site in 2014.

Hackney Council is appealing for donations of used and unwanted toys that will gifted to youngsters in hospital rather than ending up in landfill.

Being that my family home has always been in what is now Hackney, writes Rabbi Herschel Gluck OBE, Shomrim president, I have had the opportunity to live in the area for the past 59 years and to observe and experience the profound changes that it has been through.

Terrifyingly, it’s a year since the Gazette launched its Hidden Homeless campaign.

Former Hackney councillor, activist and “great bloke” Cam Matheson has died at 75.

Hackney’s Tree Musketeers tell Emma Bartholomew about the 20 years they spent transforming parks by planting hundreds of trees - and the logistics involved in watering them afterwards

It’s a Christmas miracle! The London Fields lido will reopen two weeks today, the town hall has announced.

My Christmas tree is dying, writes Will McCallum, Newington Green.

Plans for a Muslim free school to move into a former police station have been given the green light following a successful appeal.

Emma Bartholomew visits Watermint Quay by the River Lea in Stamford Hill – where neighbours say smoke from boaters’ chimneys is getting up their noses in more ways than one

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.

Crowds braved the cold weather at the Woodberry Down Winterfest to hear carols and tuck into a Caribbean Christmas feast.

It’s hard to believe Hackney came so close to having a motorway ploughed through its heart.



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